Chevrolet India has silently updated the Cruze in India once again. Chevrolet had refreshed the Cruze in October last year.
The Cruze facelift, launched last year, featured a revised grille, a new front bumper, re-profiled headlamps and new design alloy wheels. The updated Cruze also gets a longer features list, which now comprises of a front and side airbags (on LTZ).
In this minor refresh, Chevrolet has given turn indicators on the outer rear view mirrors. Also, Chevrolet has tuned the engine to extract more kilometres per litre of fuel. The automatic variant of the car now delivers 16.8 km/l, which is an increase of 0.5 km/l. The manual transmission variant has an ARAI claimed fuel efficiency of 17.3 kmpl.
Mechanically, the car remains unchanged and will be powered by the same 2.0-litre VCDi engine with max power of 166 PS. The Chevrolet Cruze comes with option of both a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The automatic transmission is available only in the top end LTZ trim.
Prices for the new 2013 Chevrolet Cruze in INR (Ex-Showroom New Delhi)
- Chevrolet Cruze LT (MT) – 13,75,580/-
- Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (MT) – 15,25,573/-
- Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (AT) – 16,15,933/-
GM Chevrolet Cruze Specifications
Displacement 1998 cc Power 166 Ps @ 3800 rpm (PS@rpm) Torque 380 Nm @ 2000 rpm kgm@rpm Valve Mechanism DOHC Compression Ratio N/A No of Cylinders 4 Cylinder Configuration In-Line Valves per Cylender 2 Fuel Type Diesel Recommended Fuel N/A EmissionNorm Compliance N/A Steering Type HPS Power Assisted N/A Minimum Turning Radius N/A Seating Capacity 5 Fuel Tank Capacity N/A