2012 Chevrolet Cruze (Chevy) Reviews& Test Drives – Green Car Reports

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2012 Chevrolet Cruze Review

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The 2012 Chevrolet Cruze is the fully competitive compact Chevy has ever fielded, and in areas it outshines the perennial leaders, the Honda Civic and Corolla.

The base powertrain is a four-cylinder engine, but most models (including the high-mileage are fitted with a smaller, 1.4-liter four that equal power on less Transmission choices are a six-speed which works flawlessly, or a manual for those (few) who like to shift their own

The model of most interest to readers, the 2012 Chevrolet Eco, manages 28 mpg in the city, 42 mpg on the and a combined rating of 33 mpg, but out in the world drivers are actually even more than so you likely won’t be disappointed its fuel economy.

With the automatic transmission figures fall to 26 mpg city, 39 and a combined 31 mpg, though, so to your economy the manual is the option.

The base 1.8-liter with the manual is rated at 30 but only 27 mpg with the automatic, and the 1.4-liter with automatic that slightly, at 28 mpg combined.

The of the Cruze is modern but not particularly so it may appeal to those put off by the more looks of the Ford Focus. unlike the Focus, Chevy to offer the Cruze solely as a sedan, without the option of a hatchback. The trunk of the sedan, is huge.

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The 2012 Chevy Cruze four adults in comfort or with adequate space. quality is good, making the feel more like a car than a compact. The handling is but it isn’t a sports sedan, nor is it to be.

It’s refined on the move particularly at higher speeds.

the exterior design, the interior of the breaks no new ground, but nor does it the eyes. It’s a stylish and far better assembled than Chevy compacts, with materials. Interior packaging is making the most of available and offering a useful number of trays, cup holders, and the like.

Family buyers will be to hear that Cruze top safety ratings from the NHTSA and the IIHS, and comes no fewer than 10 airbags. also benefit from control, stability control, and

Most 2012 Cruze offer Bluetooth and a USB port for electronics. A navigation system is as well, and every Cruze is standard with GM’s system, along with months of free service.

For more details on the Cruze and Eco, head over to the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze on our sister site, TheCarConnection.

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