2011 Chevrolet Cruze – Car News – Car and Driver

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Cobalt replacement expected to a new direct-injection turbo-four.


Chevrolet Cruze will be the name for an all-new sedan the next generation of General compact car family. It replaces the Cobalt in North America and the Chevy Lacetti/Nubira in Europe.

GM debut the four-door sedan at the 2008 Paris auto in October. It will be the first at vehicles from the new Global Vehicle Architecture or Delta 2, is a more global, lower-cost to the current Delta platform the Cobalt and Pontiac G5 .

The rollout begins in Europe, the Cruze will begin early in 2009 for sale in the as a 2010 model.

North must wait until a start of production at the Lordstown, plant that makes the and G5. It will be sold as a 2011 in the U.S.

Hatches Expected Down the

While initial plans only for a sedan, we fully hatchback versions to be added in and find their way to North European media are reporting the will be sold simultaneously the Lacetti sedan, five-door and wagon, for about 18 months the older car is phased out. In the expect a similar scenario the current Cobalt is offered as a model through June and is built alongside the 2011 in Lordstown until the Cobalt is out.

Chevrolet Cruze

The Cruze was engineered at GM’s Germany, development center, and was in Korea by GM Daewoo. The car will be in plants around the world, the U.S. and Mexico, various of Europe including Russia (GM is a new plant in St. Petersburg), South and Brazil.

The five-passenger sedan is 180 inches continues to wear a bowtie, and between the subcompact Chevrolet and the mid-size Chevy Malibu in the The Cruze will be powered by new family of direct-injection, turbocharged engines, likely ranging in from 1.4 liters to 2.0. The is about 40 mpg, or better.

May Go On in U.S.

With today’s gasoline costs and a consumer toward smaller and more vehicles, GM officials say they are a fresh and more serious at offering the Chevy Beat to the U.S. lineup. While the concept was developed to be a global GM’s new, high-volume Small Vehicle Architecture upon which the Chevy is also basedGM product Bob Lutz initially said it was the 137-inch-long Beat minicar be offered in the U.S. But that was oil prices caused a shift in


Public clamoring for small suggest the Cruze should a ready market, and prove successful than the last GM introduced. The name was last to a compact hatchback at the 2001 auto show, where it was the Japanese-built GM vehicle for the Japanese in many years.

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