At the motor show in Detroit which opens on January 11, the company Chevrolet will present a new member of the family 2016 Chevrolet Cruze the version with the hatchback.
New Cruze Hatch has the same wheelbase (2700 mm), and its larger sibling sedan. From a relative novelty, with interiors inspired the design of the rear, including the spoiler in the tailgate, as well as original rear lights. Speaking of the Luggage compartment, it should be noted that it has a capacity of 643 litres. If you fold the rear row of seats, the volume can be increased up to an impressive 1336 litres.
“With 9% growth in the market for compact hatchbacks in 2015, this is a great time to bring the American market the Cruze hatchback” said Alan Beth, President of GM North America and Chevrolet divisions.
The novelty has received more rigid body, but through the use of high-strength steels, the weight of the machine was reduced by 91 kg.
As a base for the model proposed 1.4-liter 153-horsepower gasoline turbo engine with direct injection and start-stop system. He will be paired with 6-speed manual gearbox or 6-band “automatic”. Chevrolet Cruze gathering “hundreds” for 8 seconds.
In the basic configuration has multimedia system MyLink application support Apple Car Play and Android Auto, as well as an access point Wi-Fi and support for 4G LTE. In the list of options there is a control system for lane assistance when reversing, monitoring of blind spot and Parking sensors. Buyers can order a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, leather upholstery, halogen headlights with led DRLs.
Since its debut in 2008 year, the Cruze became the best-selling brand global sales reached 3.5 million. In addition, the company managed to increase its share in the segment of compact models from 5.8 to 9.4%. Interestingly, 35% of buyers were first Cruze owners 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. In the US Cruze is the most popular among buyers under the age of 25. In sale the novelty will appear at the end of this year.