2016 Chevrolet Cruze Unveiled, Looses Muscle Car Aesthetics

2016 chevrolet cruze side view

Chevrolet Cruze is revolutionary design inside out and gets a whole lot changes mechanically

After being spied inside out for nearly thousands of times and the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has been finally unveiled and it looks its lost it charm of being muscle car for the masses. The new design is flowing and with the likes of Japanese and Korean manufacturers. The Chevrolet Cruze has changed completely and the Chevrolet Cruze gets new interiors as well. On the face of it, the new Chevrolet Cruze gets an interior a thousand time betters than what the old Chevrolet Cruze has right now here in India. Leather everywhere with well bolstered seats and tonnes of features and display unit which does not look from the 1980’s anymore.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze India Interior
Interior several notches above of the old Cruze

The Chevrolet Cruze rides on GM’s brand new D2 front-drive architecture platform which adds a lot of space in the cabin. GM engineers call it “mass efficient chassis”. This new chassis 15 mm to the wheelbase and 69 mm which is now a total of 2700 mm. The length of the Chevrolet Cruze stands at 4,666 mm. All of this increases the legroom of Chevrolet Cruze by 917 mm and 51 mm more rear knee room than before, which was the minus point of the Cruze, now becomes the plus point of the Chevrolet Cruze. Despite dimension increase everywhere the overall weight of the Chevrolet Cruze has reduced by 113 kgs despite no aluminium or carbon fibre being used, it’s just plain old high strength steel.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
Cruze has its own appeal but looses the muscle car look of the previous generation

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In the USA, the Chevrolet Cruze is known for its safety features. The Chevrolet Cruze gets 10 airbags, active rollover protection, ABS, ESP, side blind zone alert, lane keeping assist, forward collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert and much more. Expect Indian version to get the basics and a minimum of 4 airbags. Engines in USA are 1.4 petrol and 1.6 diesel.

 2016 chevy cruze diesel
Tail-lights have excellent detailing and so does the rear bumper

Expect India to get a new petrol engine and the revised version of the VM Motori engine that will produce around 170 BHP and knock out the competition in a straight line for sure. Handling wise GM says dynamics were key and along with weight reduction sounds like a good recipe for your nearest twisty roads. Expect the car come by late 2016 in India.

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