The boosted four banger will make over 250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.
The Karma Metallic exterior color gets the axe.
New features include OnStar 4G LTE, a new 6-speed transmission, and air conditioning with a humidity sensor.
The soft-top will continue the global alignment of GM’s Buick and Opel brands.
A few notable changes for the last model year of the first-gen Cruze in America.
Retail sales were up 4 percent, commercial deliveries were up 69 percent, and all other fleet deliveries were up 21 percent.
The Chevrolet Volt’s European cousin has seen sales flounder.
The Captiva Sport remains a fleet-only vehicle, and is not the lucky recipient of OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi.
General Motors sold 4.92 million vehicles in the first half of 2014.
Younger buyers aren’t concerned about General Motors’ recalls, according to one Buick dealership’s general manager.
The SUV sees the addition of OnStar 4G LTE for 2015.
4,700 SSs and Caprices are being recalled due to a faulty wiper module. This is a similar recall that Holden issued last week.
June 2014 had two fewer selling days compared with June 2013.