Published On: Fri, Jan 12th, 2018
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2018 Chevrolet Cruze Tested: Diesel, Manual, Hatchback

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VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door hatchback

PRICE AS TESTED: $ 26,395 (base price: $ 26,395)

ENGINE TYPE: turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve diesel inline-4, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 98 cu in, 1598 cc
Power: 137 hp @ 3750 rpm
Torque: 240 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 6-speed manual

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 106.3 in
Length: 175.3 in
Width: 70.5 in Height: 57.7 in
Passenger volume: 94 cu ft
Cargo volume: 23 cu ft
Curb weight: 3104 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 8.2 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 25.7 sec
Zero to 110 mph: 35.8 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 9.5 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 18.5 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 9.6 sec
Standing ΒΌ-mile: 16.5 sec @ 84 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 123 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 165 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.90 g

C/D FUEL ECONOMY:
Observed: 38 mpg

EPA FUEL ECONOMY:
Combined/city/highway: 35/29/48 mpg

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2018 Chevrolet Cruze Tested: Diesel, Manual, Hatchback