Review the 2018 Chevy Cruze Sedan & Hatchback

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

2018 Chevrolet Cruze Overview

The Chevy Cruze meets modern-day demands by combining tech-savvy features with fuel-efficient performance. For trips to work or across the country, it serves as a technology hub that'll keep you connected on the road. Plus, with 47.2 cubic feet of max cargo space, it accommodates lots of luggage and equipment for all sorts of hobbies. To sum it up, if you're on the hunt for a "quiet, comfortable and fuel-efficient compact sedan or hatchback with available safety technology,"'s 2018 Chevy Cruze review says you'll like this car.

For 2018, the Cruze lineup gains a new GM-created 1.6-liter turbo-diesel. Over 24,000 hours of computational analysis was used to develop the advanced engine, which provides a 700+ mile range! In addition, a new Satin Steel Gray Metallic paint color is now offered, showing off the Cruze's aerodynamic styling in a new hue. Continue below for more details.

What Features Come Standard on the Chevy Cruze?

You can find the new 2018 Chevrolet Cruze for sale in Springfield in hatchback and sedan body styles. Both can be had in L, LS, LT, Premier and new Diesel trim levels.

Cruze stands out among compact cars with its wealth of standard amenities, which include a MyLink touchscreen audio system, Bluetooth phone and audio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, OnStar 4G LTE (3-month/3-GB data trial included), a USB port, and power doors and windows. Starting with the Cruze LT, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, cruise control and LED daytime running lamps become standard, while the Cruze Premier adds additional luxury components like ambient lighting, remote start, heated seats and steering wheel, leather upholstery and 17-inch alloy wheels. There are also available RS and Redline packages that include exclusive appearance features for a sportier look.

2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel Engine Horsepower & MPG

The Chevrolet Cruze comes standard with a 1.4-liter EcoTec DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. With the continuously variable transmission and FWD, the model achieves an EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway.

The brand-new 1.6-liter turbocharged diesel four-cylinder offers 137 hp and an impressive 240 torque rating. EPA fuel economy estimates for the diesel are 30 mpg city/52 mpg highway for sedans with the manual transmission. Sedans with the automatic transmission achieve 31/47 mpg with the turbo-diesel. Hatchback ratings are only slightly lower but still impressive. Visit Reliable Chevrolet to test drive a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze in Springfield, Missouri and try the new diesel engine for yourself!

What Safety Features Are Included on the Chevy Cruze?

While compact, the Chevy Cruze is big on safety. There are 10 standard airbags, a backup camera, StabilTrack electronic stability control with traction control, and a strong body structure that includes high-strength steel in several areas.

Cruze LT (with automatic) and Cruze Premier models can be had with a Driver Confidence Package option that adds on Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert and Rear Park Assist. Also available on the Cruze Premier, the Driver Confidence II Package throws in even more technologies, including Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Alert, Following Distance Indicator and IntelliBeam Automatic High-Beam Control.

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