Following the arrival of the new Cruze station wagon, now Chevrolet has already dropped a bunch of images of its Cruze station wagon with some new photos of the facelifted 2013 model year sedan and hatchback model as well.
The station wagon is measured at 4,665 mm in length, 1,797 mm in width and 1,521 mm in tall. Such size results in as much 500 liter of boot capacity up to the window line and 1,478 liters if the rear seats are folded.
The owners of the station wagon now have more storage to save their goodies including the three storage compartments that is placed between the rear seatback and the cassette for the luggage cover and two extra storage that is located in the wheel arches.
Aside of the slightly upgraded Cruze station wagon, there are also the four door sedan and the five door hatchback and a pair of new engines which are offered for all of Cruze variant.
The vehicle’s exterior gets an angular drawn grille along with horizontal slats and a revamped bumper with vertical fog lamp housings plus newly developed alloy wheel.
Moving inside the car, we will find some new technological equipment such as a new MyLink infotainment sytem and a new seven-inch high-resolution touch screen mounted in the integrated center stack. Moreover, the car is now available with more choice of seat finishes and some minor alterations to the instrument panel.
The European model Cruze is also offered with more engine choices, with the addition of a new 1.7 liter turbodiesel and a 1.4 liter turbocharged gasoline engine into the current 1.6 liter and 1.8 liter gasoline and a 2.0 liter diesel engine.
The new 1.7 liter turbo diesel is able to produce output of 129 horses or 130 PS that is able to sport the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 10.4 seconds sprint time, while reaching a top speed of 200 km/h or 124 mph. the fuel consumption is returned of 4.5 lt/ 100 km, while the CO2 emission is delivered of 134 g/km.
The second new engine, 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol is good for producing output of 138 horses or 140 PS and 200 Nm of peak torque. With such output, the car accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in 9.5 seconds sprint time, while returning combined fuel consumption of 5.7 lt/100 km and the same CO2 emission rate as that of the 1.7 liter.
The new engines choice will be fitted with a six- speed manual gearbox, while the current 1.6 L and 1.8 L gasoline engine will be equipped with five- speed transmissions. An automatic transmission also will be available exclusively for the 1.8 L gasoline and the 2.0 L diesel engines.