Posts tagged "cruze"

Jill vs. the Chevrolet Cruze ... again

Those of you who follow me know that I’ve had an ongoing battle with the Chevrolet Cruze and my fuel economy. So, when I ended up in a low-mileage 2013 Chevrolet Cruze as a rental car, I figured I’d see if I could do any better this time. And I encouraged my tweeps to make... 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 »

Chevrolet Cruze: CleanMPG vs. Drive, She Said

So, a friendly discussion has popped up on a Chicago-based forum regarding my rant on the Chevrolet Cruze fuel economy. One of my auto friends posted my entry to the CleanMPG forum, and thus the conversation commenced. Take the two comments on my original blog post and add 3 pages of comments. Many of them... Read more »

Today's Rant: Disappointing MPGs in the Chevrolet Cruze

I had such high hopes for the Chevrolet Cruze. But I suppose that’s when you get let down. The test car, a Cruze LTZ model, came equipped with a 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers 138 horsepower. Fuel economy estimates on the all-new compact car ring in at 24 mpg in the city and very... Read more »

Today's Rave: Chevrolet Cruze interior

When I slid behind the wheel of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, I could have sworn I was inside a much more expensive car. A lot of that has to do with the incredible interior. And we’re talking about a car with a base price of $16,995. Even without navigation, the wide audio screen, brushed silver... Read more »

Photo gallery of Chevrolet Cruze

2011 Chevrolet Cruze A couple weeks ago, Chicago media had the chance to take a sneak peak at the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze when Margaret Brooks, Chevrolet Marketing Director, made a stop at the Chicago Automobile Trade Association. While this was a look-but-don’t-drive visit, we did glean a couple of key pieces of information about this... Read more »