2018 Chevrolet Cruze is a car model of the automobile manufacturer General Motors, which is counted as a compact class. At the Motor Show Mondial de l’Automobile in October 2008, the Chevrolet Cruze was presented as a successor to Chevrolet Nubira (Europe / Asia) and Chevrolet Cobalt (USA / Canada). In South Korea, the car came onto the market at the end of October 2008 under the name Daewoo Lacetti, in Europe, the Cruze has been offered since May 2009. In Australia, the car came on the market in 2009 under the name Holden Cruze and replaced the Holden Astra.
The Subaru Justy has already been marketed as Chevrolet Cruze in certain markets. In the USA, the launch of the market was initially planned for April 2010, but it was not until 2011 that it was due to the consolidation difficulties of General Motors. The versions for USA and Canada are manufactured in Lordstown.
2018 Chevrolet Cruze Design
The design of Taewan Kim is now more oriented to American models of the manufacturer such as the Chevrolet Malibu. The front part is edged and has the typical Chevrolet split radiator grille with a major branding problem. The side view is embossed by a light edge above the door handles and an indicated third window. The rear view is divided by round, two-section lamps and a chrome strip. In the interior, the twin cockpit principle is applied, where a wide central console defines the areas for the driver and the passenger.
2018 Chevrolet Cruze Features
For the Cruze, three different equipment variants are available, which are linked to different engines. The basic model “LS” has an ABS, an electronic stability control with traction control as well as front, side and head airbags at the front. Furthermore, there is a power steering, an electronic immobilizer, a CD radio, front electric windows as well as height-adjustable driver and passenger seats. Above that the LT- version and the again higher-quality equipment called LTZ. Depending on the model, there is a choice of a voice-controlled DVD navigation system with 7.0-inch color screen or CD radio systems with USB connection, four or six loudspeakers, and hard disk storage as well as park sensors and automatic climate control. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze basic price for the basic model with 1.6-liter optomotor is 14.990 Euro, the basic price for the top model SW 2.0 TD AT6 is 27.490 Euro.
At the end of 2015, the second generation of the Cruze first appeared in the market as a sedan in North America. The Schrägheck variant was presented at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2016 and has been sold since the end of 2016.
Originally the market was already planned for the end of 2014. The shift is due to technical modifications. Therefore the first generation was sold longer than initially thought, only in China a new Cruze generation was introduced. This was then replaced in July 2016 by the approximately ten centimeters longer, North American variant. The vehicle uses the same platform as the Opel Astra K. In Europe, the second generation is not sold, in Australia, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan is offered since 2017 as Holden Astra Sedan.