2018 Chevy Cruze Review & Compact Car Comparisons

27/38  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.6  Sec.
0-60 MPH
22.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Engine Debuts

The Chevy Cruze sets a new benchmark in fuel economy with its brand-new, GM-designed turbo-diesel engine. Achieving over 700 miles per full tank, the new diesel offers the best highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid passenger car in the nation! Engineered using over 24,000 hours of computational analysis, the advanced engine provides exceptional efficiency, lower emissions and a quiet performance.

In addition to fuel economy, 2018 Chevrolet Cruze reviews say the lineup continues to offer superior driving dynamics, comfort and features. Learn more about the Cruze sedan and hatchback below!

Chevy Cruze Trim Grades & Features

You can buy or lease the new 2018 Chevy Cruze in Decatur, Illinois, and there are several trims and packages to choose from. Both the Cruze hatchback and sedan are available in L, LS, LT, Premier and Diesel trim levels.

Standard amenities are abundant, especially when it comes to electronics. You'll enjoy tech-savvy features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which bring the smartphone experience to the Cruze's MyLink touchscreen interface. MyLink also includes Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone and Audio Streaming as well as OnStar 4G LTE with available Wi-Fi (includes data trial for 3 months or 3GB).

If you want cruise control and SiriusXM Satellite Radio, the Cruze LT adds these amenities to the list. The Cruze Premier is another top option, with luxe features such as heated leather seats, a heated steering wheel, remote start and ambient lighting.

Select models can be had with the RS package, which gives the car a sportier attitude with features like a rear spoiler, fog lamps, 18-inch machined-face wheels, a sport body kit and RS badges. There's also a Redline Edition package on select models, another great choice if you're looking for a sportier appearance. Redline models include a Z-link rear suspension, 18-inch wheels with red accents, a black grille, black fog lamp bezels, black mirror caps and more.

Horsepower & MPG Ratings for the Chevy Cruze Diesel

When you test drive a 2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback or sedan in Decatur, don't miss your chance to try the all-new turbocharged diesel engine. The 1.6-liter engine delivers 137 horsepower and a plentiful 240 lb-ft of torque. Its EPA estimates are exceptional, with the highest rating being 52 mpg highway (manual transmission). Automatic sedans are also impressive at 47 mpg highway, while hatchback models rate in at 48 mpg with a manual and 45 mpg highway with an automatic.

The standard engine carries over from last year and continues to provide great efficiency. The 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder is good for 153 horsepower and 177 torque. Models with FWD and a CVT get 30 city/40 highway mpg according to EPA estimates.

Chevy Cruze Safety Equipment

The Chevy Cruze comes standard with a rearview camera, stability and traction control, and 10 airbags. It's also built with a sturdy body structure that incorporates high-strength steel in key places. To further enhance safety, Cruze LT Automatic and Premier models can be outfitted with a Driver Confidence Package that includes Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Rear Park Assist.

Premier models can also be equipped with a Driver Confidence II Package, which comes with numerous other driver-assist technologies, including IntelliBeam Automatic High-Beam Control, Following Distance Indicator, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert.

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Why the Chevrolet Cruze May Be Right for You

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Test Drive a Chevrolet Cruze in the Decatur Area

Find finance offers on the critically acclaimed Chevrolet Cruze at Miles Chevrolet, a neighborhood dealership with a standout selection of Chevrolet models. To shield yourself from making a finance you feel doubtful of, make sure you make note of the specifics that you find beneficial from our 2018 Chevrolet Cruze review. Get prepped to be amazed with the impressive Chevrolet Cruze for sale in Decatur, IL. Use our online form to schedule an appointment for a test drive. Can't wait to see its modern interior features in person? Watch our video recording now!

Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $168.43 doc fee. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

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