GM India today launched the new Chevrolet Cruze at 14.68 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Offered with ‘refreshed’ exterior and additional features, the Cruz sedan’s top-spec variant takes the range up to 17.81 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Kaher Kazem, President and Managing Director, General Motors India, said, “The Chevrolet Cruze 2016 redefines the premium executive sedan with striking new styling and added features along with the most powerful diesel engine in its segment.”
The Chevrolet Cruze 2016 will continue to be powered by the turbocharged 2.0-litre VCDi engine that develops 164bhp along with 380Nm of torque. Transmission options also remain the same – a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The sedan’s mileage is rated at 17.9Km/l for the manual variant and 14.81Km/l for the automatic transmission.
Design changes on the new Chevrolet Cruze comprise a revised front fascia, new LED DRLs, chrome horizontal slats, and new projector fog-lamps. In terms of features, the sedan now gets MyLink infotainment system, rear vision camera, new multi-function steering-wheel with mounted audio controls. The MyLink infotainment system includes a 7-inch touchscreen and embedded applications including internet radio functionality, Grace Note & SIRI EYES FREE Compatibility, Bluetooth audio streaming & phone telephony with voice recognition control, etc..
In terms of safety, the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze comes equipped with dual front airbags and two side airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with electronic sensors, immobilizer, anti-theft alarm and programmable auto door locking among others.
New Chevrolet Cruze Prices (ex-showroom, New Delhi):
Chevrolet Cruze LT (MT): 14.68 lakh
Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (MT): 16.75 lakh
Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (AT): 17.81 lakh
Post source: Auto.ndtv.com