The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze is a compact sedan that has options to satisfy every driver’s needs. The Cruze comes in different options such as LS, LT, LTZ, Eco, and the Hatchback and Diesel Trims, which are new this year. It is a 5-passenger vehicle that comes equipped with standard features, which include a 7-inch color touchscreen with built-in 4G, LTE WiFi, Apple Carplay and Android Auto. These features along with the price and upgrade availabilities for the car, allow this model to be a contender for Car of the Year by Motor Trend.
Other standard features that make this car a go-to option are the built-in Teen Driver System and a myChevrolet mobile app feature. With the Teen Driver System, you can mute the audio whenever the front seat occupant is not wearing their seatbelt and gives audible and visual warnings when the car goes over the speed limit that is preselected. You also have the option to set up alerts sent to a mobile device when the speed limit is exceeded. The safety features, which includes side blind zone alert, can be turned on for a teen driver. This feature was built in to help improve driving habits of new drivers. For the myChevrolet mobile app, the owner of the vehicle can unlock and lock the doors, start and stop the engine, set reminders for parking, view any diagnostic information and send directions to the navigation system all from a mobile device.
Aside from the standard feature specs, what makes the vehicle run is important. The Chevrolet Cruze is a standard 4-cyl-turbo sedan with 1.4-liter Ecotec, 153 horsepower, and 177 pound-feet of torque and averages 28-city/39 hwy with the 6-speed manual in the standard make. If this is not enough power, there is an option to upgrade to the 6-speed automatic for an average of 30-city/40 hwy, which has 137 horsepower and a 9-speed automatic transmission. It comes with power steering and has a stabiliTrck electronic stability control that has rollover mitigation and traction control. The mechanical aspect also includes a coolant protection, alternator, manual brake and parking brake, electric rack-mounted, engine control, and brakes that are 4-wheel disc and 4-wheel antilock. Routine maintenance is essential to keep your new Chevrolet Cruze running in optimal condition. When your new Chevrolet Cruze is due for an oil change, schedule your service online with Jim Glover Group in Tulsa, OK.
Other additional features that you will find inside each model of this sedan is automatic headlights, heated mirrors, power mirrors, daytime running lights, Bluetooth, AM/FM Stereo, MP3 Player, USB port, Auxiliary Audio Input, Satellite radio, Wi-Fi, split bench seat and rear bend seat, 9 speaker Bose premium audio system, 10 airbags that are located on the front, rear side, full-length side curtain, 14.8 cubic feet for cargo in the sedan or 22.7 cubic feet for the hatchback, cloth seat upholstery (unless upgraded), air conditioning, theft deterrent system, passenger assist handles, power windows, power locks, compass, ventilation system, cruise control, remote trunk release, cup holders in the front, a navigation system, keyless entry, option to have a power sunroof/moon roof and a back-up camera. So contact Jim Glover Group or apply for credit online!
When it comes to safety on this sedan, the Insurance Institute Highway Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration test-drove and rated based on the performance. For the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety moderate overlap front test results and the side impact test results came back good, which is the highest ratings for these test. For the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the overall rating is 4/5 stars, with the frontal crash receiving a 5/5 and the side crash and rollover rated 4/5. The Teen Driver mode also makes the ratings for the Chevrolet Cruze higher and a more reliable car for new drivers, along with the blind spot monitoring and the lane departure warning.
According to U.S. News & World Report, the pros of having this vehicle is the comfortable ride, the roomy seats and trunk for passengers, how fuel-efficient it is, and the excellent price it offers at the lower trim levels. A few other pros reported on this vehicle were the quiet cabin, the availability of the economical diesel engine, and the big-car ride in a small-car package feel. On the Scorecard it is rated an 8.4 out of 10 with an 8.5 in critics’ rating, 7.8 for performance, 8.5 for the interior, and a 9.1 on the reliability scale. According to Motor Trend, The Chevrolet Cruze has high ratings because of the stylish interior and exterior that the vehicle brings to the table for the price and is known as the best-selling car in the world since it’s release date in 2008.
When a new version of an already existed vehicle is released, it is important for consumers to know the difference between the older and newer version. The most popular change from the 2016 model to the 2017 model is the addition of the Hatchback model. The hatchback model gives the Chevrolet Cruze a more SUV feel to it with more room in the cargo and the backseat. A few other important additions to the 2017 model was the built-in teen driving system with different controls depending on the driver, safety features that help improve driving habits, and the city and highway mpg the vehicle gets. All of the interior and exterior changes are the reason for the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze being in the top 10 picks of 2017 for Best Cars of the Year by Consumer Reports. When you are ready to test drive a new Chevrolet Cruze near Tulsa, OK, contact us today.