Posts tagged "chevrolet cruze eco"

How can a turbo engine be more fuel efficient?

A few weeks ago, I entered into a discussion with a couple of co-workers about the turbocharged engine in the Chevrolet Cruze Eco. When I put the words “turbocharged” and “fuel-efficient” in the same sentence, they pounced on me, sure that I was incorrect in with my facts. Not having ready access to the Internet,... Read more »

So whadahyawannaknow? 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

I recently drove the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco model with the 6-speed manual transmission. Overall, it was a great test week, and I thoroughly enjoyed the 1.4-liter turbocharged engine as well as the MT. Cruze, the Eco model specifically, is quickly becoming Chevrolet’s shining star with an estimated 42 mpg on the highway and attractive... Read more »

Today's Rave: OnStar

I’m driving the Chevrolet Cruze Eco this week, which gives me the chance to spend a week with one of my all-time favorite features from any manufacturer across any vehicle I’ve ever driven: OnStar. All you have to do is press the blue button and you can get anything from restaurant suggestions to directions that... Read more »

Jill's Auto Minute for June 1

On today’s hit list: The Chevrolet Cruze Eco model, May auto sales and the government bailout. Today’s links referenced in the video: May slide 4% on rising fuel prices, tight vehicle supplies GM, Chrysler bailout loans could cost tax payers up to $16B Who to follow on Twitter: @CleanMPG