The next generation of one of the most handsome Chevrolet’s sedan is ready to hit the market. It is a brand new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze.
Design of exterior and improvements
2016 Chevrolet Cruze will appear with many changes considering interior, exterior and performance. It will ride on new GM’s Delta D2XX platform which will be also used in Buick Verano, Opel Astra and Chevrolet Equinox. It will be significantly lighter than the current model. The front end will be low, and a rear deck will be high. Speaking of the exterior design, the new Chevy will look elegant and the whole body will have more sporty lines. It will appear with its recognizable look. However we can expect some refreshments on front and rear end. The front fascia will get a large two-part grille and a pair of narrow headlights. They will be slightly redesigned and equipped with LED technology. The tail lights will also use LED lighting. New model will be available with two versions, for Chinese and US market. However, the differences won’t be significant.
2016 Chevrolet Cruze interior design
Because of the new architecture, 2016 Chevrolet Cruze will appear with more spacious interior than before. The dashboard will be redesigned and it will get a new three-spoke steering wheel. The cabin will be made of quality materials such as aluminum, leather, plastics etc. As for the equipment, new Chevy will be upgraded and more modern. Some of the features included will be an eight-inch touch screen display connected to Chevy’s MyLink infotainment system, navigation, Bluetooth, audio system etc.
Types of engines and transmission
2016 Chevrolet Cruze will appear with several engines under its hood. One option will be a turbocharged 1.4-liter four cylinder engine. It will be able to deliver up to 140 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a 1.5-liter turbocharged Ecotec engine. It will have the output of 113 horsepower and 108 pound-feet of torque. It will also appear with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It will produce 151 horsepower and 264 pound-feet of torque. Engines will be mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Release date and price
We are hoping to see the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze sometime in early 2016. Speaking of the price, it should be similar to the current model, and it is around $20,000.