The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze adds two new exterior colors to its color palette: Pacific Blue Metallic and Oakwood Metallic. Here’s our first look at the new Oakwood hue.
Assigned color code GE0 and touch-up paint code WA-623D, Oakwood Metallic is the only brown-based hue available for the 2019 Chevrolet Cruze.
The new Oakwood Metallic color is included in the base price of the 2019 Chevrolet Cruze. It is available in conjunction with all interior color combinations and trim levels except for L models.
2019 Chevrolet Cruze Trim Levels:
- L (1SM)
- LS (1SB)
- LT (1SD)
- Diesel (1SH)
- Premier (1SF)
2019 Chevrolet Cruze Interior Color Combinations:
- Jet Black
- Jet Black with Galvanized
- Jet Black with Umber
As of this writing, the 2019 Chevrolet Cruze is already available at the retail level, since the sedan and hatchback models have been assembled at the GM Lordstown factory and GM Ramos Arizpe factory, respectively, for the past few months. Models in the Oakwood Metallic exterior color are already on dealer lots. Availability varies by dealer, so check with yours for complete details.
About Chevrolet Cruze
The Chevrolet Cruze is a range of compact passenger cars that currently consists of a four-door sedan and five-door hatchback. It slots above the Chevrolet Spark city car and subcompact Chevrolet Sonic and below the midsize Chevrolet Malibu and full-size Chevrolet Impala. The current model was introduced for the 2016 model year and represents the second generation of the Cruze nameplate. It rides on the GM D2 platform shared with the second-generation Chevrolet Volt and Buick Verano (in China).
Compared to its first-generation predecessor, the second-gen model is an all-new vehicle that is slightly larger, sleeker and more modern. The first-generation Cruze family was produced in sedan, hatchback, and wagon body styles, but only the sedan was available in North America. By comparison, the second-generation model is available only as a sedan and hatchback. Though a wagon variant of the second-gen model was never produced, the hatchback model became available in North America. The second-generation Cruze received a midcycle enhancement, otherwise known as a facelift, refresh or update, for the 2019 model year that consists of updated exterior styling, a new Chevrolet infotainment system, and new interior colors.
The Cruze is produced across the following GM plants globally:
- GM Lordstown plant in Lordstown, Ohio, USA assembling the Cruze sedan supplying North America
- GM Ramos plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico assembling the Cruze hatchs upplying North America
- GM Rosario plant in Argentina assembling the Cruze sedan and Cruze hatch (called Cruze6) supplying Latin America
- GM Norsom II plant in China assembling the Cruze sedan and Cruze hatchback satisfying China
- GM Gunsan plant in South Korea supplying Eurasia as Holden Astra Sedan (this facility was closed in 2018, and Cruze production no longer takes place here)
In November 2018, General Motors announced that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Cruze, along with five other passengers cars. The move will see the vehicle discontinued globally, while resulting in the idling of the Lordstown plant in Warren, Ohio. The model is set to be discontinued in the first quarter of 2019.
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