Chevrolet Cruze – the second generation of the popular model Chevrolet Cruze, which was originally introduced to the Chinese market in the spring of 2014. But China developed its own version, and the North American Chevrolet Cruze 2 presented June 25, 2015 As it turned out, used cars for China and the United States looks seriously differ from each other. American Chevrolet Cruze 2016 has received more flowing lines of the body, but the front looks more aggressive. Head optics and taillights got diode sections and grille, the central air intake and fog framed by chrome lining.
But the interiors of both versions are virtually identical, except for the registration of the dashboard, where the Americans added niche coasters. Unlike its predecessor, Chevrolet Cruze 2016 saloon, new steering wheel and instrument panel, different front panel and renewal of the center console. The car got infotainment system MyLink, supporting both Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Diagonal standard display is 7 inches and is offered for a fee of 8-inch. Chevrolet Cruze also 2 new body can be equipped with a function OnStar 4G LTE for Internet access, wireless charging system for smart phones, as well as a heated steering wheel and rear sofa.
Specifications. The basis of Chevrolet Cruze 2016 has laid down a new chassis D2XX front suspension type McPherson, and the rear beam. Moreover, in the base version is a simple torsion beam, and the top – with the mechanism of Watt. But the electric power steering mounted on a rail, placed on all versions. Due to the increased use of lightweight materials in the design of the car, the weight of the new Chevrolet Cruze (2017) was reduced by 113 kg, of which 24 pounds were in lightweight body. Dimensions sedan, compared with the previous generation machine, not changed much except solid increase in length, and the coefficient of drag was reduced to 0.29. Distance from nose to tail, the new Chevrolet Cruze 2 is 4666 mm (+ 70), the magnitude of the wheelbase is 2 700 (+ 15), the width was reduced by 2 mm – up to 1795, and the height has decreased to 1458 (- 19) . Front and rear track is 1544 and 1557 mm, respectively.
The base engine for the Chevrolet Cruze II – a new 1.4-liter aluminum turbo “four” GM direct injection, phase shifters, and system “start/stop” in the database. It produces 154 hp and 240 Nm of torque and is available paired with six-speed manual or automatic transmissions. From zero to a hundred sedan accelerates in 8.2 seconds and the average consumption in the combined cycle is claimed at 5.8 liters per hundred (with automatic transmission). One tank car should pass about 853 kilometers.
Configuration and price. Start selling Chevrolet Cruze 2 in the US and Canada is scheduled for early 2016, the price will be announced later. Then the car will be available for another 40 countries. Recall that in the spring of 2015, GM has announced to wind up our sales of popular models of Chevrolet.
In North America, the car will be offered in four versions: L, LS, LT, and Premier. The latter can be additionally equipped with a package RS, including a more aggressive grille grille, door sills, splitter, spoiler on the trunk lid and the 18-inch wheels. Already in the new base 2017 Chevrolet Cruze States has ten airbags and an extra charge can be equipped with rear-view camera, tire pressure sensors, automatic switching over to the passing beam, blind spot monitoring system and Lane Keeping Assistant and warning functions cross traffic and the risk of frontal collision.
Chevrolet Cruze 2 for China.
In late March 2014, the network appeared spy photos of the new Chevrolet Cruze 2 generations who managed to shoot the parking GM plant in Shanghai without any camouflage.
The new Chevrolet Cruze got 2 significant changes to the exterior design more elongated head optics, LED running lights and larger grille. Revisions have been and rear lights, which have become more acute and is now framed by a chrome strip below. Also changed the shape of the rear bumper and trunk lid – the latter acquired the integrated stop sign on the emblem. Interior Chevrolet Cruze (2016) kept the old architecture, but in the cabin, new steering wheel and instrument panel, advanced multimedia system with a larger display, the side vents of the ventilation system have changed shape, and the center console have issued otherwise.
Plus the new Cruze for the Chinese market flaunts a high quality materials. The front panel is upholstered in brown leather and decorated with some elements of the decor of the metal inserts. The basis of the model laid down a new platform D2XX, which will make the car lighter, more spacious and more economical than its predecessor. Overall length Chevrolet Cruz 2 (2016) for the Chinese market is 4567 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2662), width – 1786, height – 1458, and the weight is 1245 kg, which is less than 115 kilograms of the same model generation.
And if the first available paired with a five-speed manual or a dedicated six gun, put it second hand six-speed and 7-band “robot” with two clutches, which were installed on this model for the first time.
It is noteworthy that with the advent of Chevrolet Cruze 2 generation in China will continue to produce and predecessor, who got to the title prefix Classic. Price trends there is 120,000 yuan (about 19,300 US dollars). Sales of the new Chevrolet Cruze II started in China in late 2014, with the manufacturer notes that the US version will appear in the next 18 months and will be somewhat different from those shown in Beijing.