2018 Chevrolet Cruze: A Brief Model Review


Among the compact-car segment the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze could make a strong statement with many aspects that come together to create a rare combination. The Cruze from Chevrolet stands out with an impact on a large number of car enthusiasts by who are looking for a comfortable ride as well as a huge cargo to hold, while a large group of family and friends could be accommodate without any hassle.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze answered all these prayers but couldn’t stop from adding more to please a larger section of buyers. As shared by the Statesville Chevrolet dealers, those who were interested in the latest technology for safety and driving assistance features, found them all lying along the luxury-inducing features in the Cruze model from Chevrolet.


The new-to-Cruze compact from Chevrolet for its 2018 version got a new paint color named Satin Steel Metallic. The design stocks up interesting curves and a comfortable height for all to make the getting in and out of the vehicle easier.


The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze has now standardized a few amenities for all its trims. Although the cloth seats in the base models might not give that plush look, it is undoubtedly comfortable. But those who wish to get a power-adjustable driver’s seat as standard need to increase their budget and go for the Premier trim. In the Premier model, there is an optional heated steering wheel as well as bun-warming rear seats while the cruise control too can be obtained with an extra price.

Fuel Economy

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze gives you an option to choose between two powertrains: one is the 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with a 153-horsepower that is combined with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, the other one is the 1.6-liter diesel engine that gives a 137-hp in combination with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 9-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine, being a cheaper option brings out a 240 lb.-ft of torque that can run this vehicle with an overwhelming speed.

As gathered from the Statesville Chevrolet dealership, with the gasoline engine at work, the fuel economy of the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze reaches a high of 28 miles per gallon in the city, 39 mpg on the highway when driven with the manual transmission, and it rises up to 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway when driven with the automatic counterpart. The hatchback model scores 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg in the highway with the manual transmission and drives 29 mpg in the city and 38 mpg in the highway in support of the automatic.

Driving Impressions

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze makes you feel substantially satisfied, when its large and stable cabin doesn’t get hassled with the ups and downs of the road. Saying that we mean that all its rides are supple, as the high-responsive handling leaves the driver as well as the passengers relaxed. The quiet and spacious interior maintains a serenity with the help of its noise isolation feature working at its best, even after crossing longer distance. People who are looking for a sporty driving experience inside the coziness of a small car, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze offers them a smart that pays off with its confident and smooth rides over the bumps and potholes.