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Chevrolet Cruze
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Chevrolet Cruze
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$17,520 - $24,985
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Car Type: Compact cars
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Chevrolet Cruze Overview

The Cruze is Chevrolet's mainstream compact sedan. It feels solid and substantial, handles nicely, and has a firm but controlled ride. The base 1.8-liter four-cylinder and the quieter, more refined up-level turbocharged 1.4-liter each returned an unimpressive 26 mpg. An Eco trim is also available, but improves overall fuel economy by just one mpg. The well-finished cabin feels spacious up front, even for tall drivers, but it's cramped in the rear. Noise levels are fairly restrained for a car in this class. A new for 2014 diesel version got 33 mpg overall, and an impressive 49 mpg highway in our tests. The Cruze will be restyled for 2015 with more convenience and connectivity features.

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