Not so long ago, the manufacturer Chevrolet introduced an updated version of the 2018 Cruze in the United States. Fans of this model were pleased with the significant increase in overall body indicators and the new power unit. In general, the sedan has become more modern in terms of electronics, more attractive and aggressive in the design of the exterior compared with today’s modification. Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible 2019, American power
Interior of the updated car
This is best felt in the legs, sitting on the back row of chairs. The developers have equipped the salon with a completely new dashboard, the center console, and the ventilation systems have been revised. Armchairs have leather trim. “Top” configuration model is equipped with a function of heating the steering wheel and seats. The interior is filled with a mass of chrome-plated parts, the materials used in the decoration are of high quality. The center console received a 4.2-inch screen that highlights all the necessary data for the driver. Interestingly, the center console of the car, designed for the North American market, has a unique design – with an indication of a specific user interface. The entertaining information system already in the initial configuration is represented by a bright display of 7 inches, optionally you can order a screen of 8 inches. “Multimedia” is equipped with CarPlay and Android Auto systems, which provide synchronization with the phone. There is also a Wi-Fi access point. It should be noted that there is a function for wireless recharging of a mobile device.
Dimensional features of the new model
The total weight of the car decreased by 113 kg. In height, the novelty has decreased by 25 mm – 1455 mm; The base of the wheels has increased to 2,700 mm; The length became 69 mm longer – 4667 mm.
Technical features of the updated car
The car is designed on a platform with a front-wheel drive system “D2XX”, which is used in the fifth-generation Opel Astra model. The suspension is represented by MacPherson struts in the front and a torsion beam in the rear region. Body stiffness increased by 27%. The engine range is represented by a turbocharged engine, which is capable of producing 153 hp. power. The basic version of the car is equipped with a manual 6-speed gearbox, and for an additional fee will be offered an automatic 6-speed gearbox. Fuel consumption with automatic transmission, when driving on the highway, claimed 5.8 liters per hundred kilometers. Regarding safety while driving, we can say that the novelty received ten airbags, disc brakes in the rear and front areas, as well as a rear-view camera. The developers have equipped the new Cruze 2018 model year with additional security systems – a warning function of a possible frontal collision, rear cross-traffic, a steering column and folding pedals (to protect the legs from possible damage).
Cost and complete sets of a new car
The Chevrolet company will offer its novelty in these trim levels: LT, LS, L and the most maximum package called RS. The car is equipped with ABS technology, electronic power steering, StabiliTrak technology (electric stability controller). The novelty is made in the United States of America at the plant in Lordstown. The manufacturer plans to distribute this new product in forty countries. Interesting that the next year promises us the appearance of a new car in the hatchback body, and a diesel power unit will be added to the engine range.