With all the compacts out there in the neighborhoods and byways, who would you think was picked as the number one choice by the trustworthy organization Consumer Reports? Yep, you guessed right as it was the Cruze by Chevrolet.
This redesigned favorite American made compact received the top total “Overall Score” in its class beating some top competitors in CR’s recent released 2017 Auto Issue. Consumer Reports said: “The formula is simple; put the Malibu and Impala in a shrink ray, reducing scale but preserving the commendable driving manners and generous available features. The result is a hushed, smooth-riding sedan that’s roomy enough to be a budget-friendly alternative to a mid-sized car.” But don’t take anyone’s word for how great the new Chevy Cruze is and just do your own due-diligence with a close up and personal evaluation of this award winning compact with the friendly folks at Westside Chevrolet today!
You and yours will quickly discover this Cruze possesses big car qualities. At first glance, it really doesn’t look like a smaller car as the handsome exterior is sleek and sophisticated in its wide and assertive stance. This Cruze is really a “looker” with its crisp lines combined with an aerodynamic shape. You’ll realize it is just more than a pretty face when you slide into those sturdy and comfy seats for that enjoyable test drive.
The interior has a lot of room for a compact front and back that matches some mid-size cars out there. Back seat passengers receive more than 36 inches of leg room and nearly 14 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk. Opt for the new member of the Cruze family, the hatchback and the cargo area balloons to nearly 24 cubic feet with even the rear seats up. When you lower those seats, the room increases to 42 cubic feet for those trips to the big box stores.
It gets better as what is under its stylish hood in your test drive; a very quick 1.4-liter turbocharged four cylinder comes alive producing 153 horsepower. This four is mated with a standard 6-speed manual and for those who would rather not row their own gears, an available smooth shifting 6-speed automatic can be had. More to like about this new Chevy Cruze is it loves to cruise by those gas pumps with an awesome 47mpg on the highway.
Another thing you and yours will enjoy is how quiet and smooth-riding this Cruze is going over all kinds of road imperfections. In that stylish and well-appointed cabin the Cruze is equipped with high quality and tech superior systems that relate to entertainment and communication. The new infotainment setup features Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and much more.
Everything just comes together with the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze, especially it’s abilities to put that “fun factor” back into your drive times. So, if you are in the hunt for a reliable, economical and stylish compact, then go ahead and take that short drive to Westside Chevrolet and find out why Cruze owners are saying it is as much fun to drive as it is to be seen in.