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aprile 19, 2016 - Chevrolet

2016 Chevrolet Cruze offers 42 mpg on the highway

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EPA-estimated 42 mpg highway from new 1.4L turbo matches segment’s best

DETROIT – Offering EPA-estimated highway mileage of 42 mpg, the all-new 2016 #chevrolet #cruze is unsurpassed in its segment for fuel highway economy.

 “Offering a maximum highway range of up to 570* miles per tank– you can spend less time at the pump,” said Steve Majoros, director of marketing, #chevrolet Cars. “The 2016 #chevrolet Cruze  has more horsepower and torque, and is lighter than the previous generation making it more fun to drive.”

The Cruze’s EPA-estimated 42-mpg highway rating for L, LS and LT models rivals its competition. It tops competitors such as Focus with a four-cylinder (40 mpg hwy), Nissan Sentra FE (40 mpg hwy), Mazda3 (41 mpg hwy), Hyundai Elantra (37 mpg hwy) and Volkswagen Jetta (40 mpg hwy – non-hybrid).

The top-line #cruze Premier offers an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway.

The Cruze’s efficiency is rooted in a new, direct-injected 1.4L Ecotec turbo and a leaner architecture, which contributes to a nearly 250-pound (113 kg) weight reduction on L, LS and LT trims over previous models. Stop/start technology bolsters efficiency in stop-and-go traffic, helping the #cruze offer an EPA-estimated 30 mpg in city driving – a 7-percent increase over previous models.

The most connected car in its class based on built-in 4G LTE WiFi and connectivity features, including  offering new technologies such as  Android #auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility**, a more comfortable ride and an athletic, aerodynamically optimized design, the 2016 #cruze elevates the compact car segment.

It also offers 10 standard air bags, as well as an expanded range of available adaptive crash-avoidance technologies, including Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert.

The #cruze range expands in the fall with an all-new hatchback model and the #cruze diesel returns in early 2017.

FAST FACTS

  • Cruze is Chevrolet’s best-selling car around the world, with more than 4 million sold since it went on sale in 2008.
  • Cruze is the most connected car in its class.

Disclosures: * Based on EPA hwy estimate and fuel tank capacity.  Your range may be less.

** Vehicle user interfaces are products of Apple and Google and their terms and privacy statements apply.  Requires compatible smartphone and data plan rates apply.

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, #chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. #chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on #chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

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