Chevrolet unveils new Cruze

1.6-litre diesel and 1.4-litre petrol likely for Indian model.

Chevrolet has unveiled the second generation of its Cruz sedan. The new car is larger than the old and now bears styling resemblances to the new Volt that was unveiled earlier this year.

In terms of styling, it borrows styling points from the Volt with its streamlined body shape and smart looking headlamps and prominent airdam.

Inside, itgets a dual-cockpit design and comes with a piano-black or brushed-aluminum finish along with multiple soft-touch surfaces on the dash and other parts alongside a large centrally mounted screen that functions as the infotainment system.

In terms of engines, the new car in India is expected to get a new 1.6-litre diesel engine and a 1.4-litre petrol motor with power output estimated at 153bhp for the petrol motor.

Safety features such as 10 airbags, ESP, rollover mitigation and ABS are standard on all trims. It also gets four-wheel disc brakes, a rear-view camera and the GM OnStar with a 4G LTE system along with a Wi-Fi hotspot feature. Available advanced safety features include Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert.

The new car now comes equipped with GM’s MyLink Infotainment system that employs a 7-inch touchscreen, compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Also available is the MyLink radio with a larger 8-inch display that also gets navigation and Apple CarPlay. Other features include wireless phone charging, heated rear leather seats, and heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel for higher trims.


Source : Autocar India


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