Chevrolet Cruze

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Chevrolet Cruze made its debut in China in November 2008 at the Guangzhou motor show. Local production of it started on December 17, 2008, at SGM Norsom, Shanghai-GM’s arm in Shenyang, Liaoning.

Deliveries started in April 2009. Initially only the sedan version was offered, which came with two Ecotec engine options: an 86kW 1.6 liter and 105kW liter. The SuperBoost 1.6L was added in November 2010, able to put out up to 135kW of power and 235Nm of torque.

The five-door hatchback variant was introduced at the 2013 Shanghai auto show and hit the market on September 10 the same year. It gets two 1.6L engines, turbocharged and naturally aspirated.

In the second half of 2013 test models of the second-gen Cruze were spotted in China. To be built on GM’s D2XX platform, the redesigned compact will be unwrapped in 2014. Chinese production of it will be launched in 2015.

In 2013, with 24,6890 deliveries, Chevrolet Cruze was the 8th best-selling passenger car in China. In 2014, sales reached 267,985

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan, made by Shanghai-GM 1.5 MT Fashion 1.5 AT Fashion 1.5 MT Elite 1.5 AT Elite 1.4T Elite MT 1.4T Elite DCG 1.4T Flagship DCG
Price: MSRP (Chinese Yuan) 109,900 123,900 119,900 137,900 138,900 149,900 169,900
Date of Market Launch
August 22, 2014
Powertrain
Engine
Petrol 1.5L (1490cc) L4 16V
Petrol turbo 1.4L (1399cc) L4 16V SIDI
Compression Ratio
Peak Power (kW/rpm)
84/6600
110/5600
Max. Torque (Nm/rpm)
146/4000
235/1600- 4000
Transmission
5MT
DSS6
5MT
DSS6
6MT
DCG7
DCG7
Suspension Front
MacPherson struts
Suspension Rear
Trailing arm
Drivetrain
Front engine, front-wheel drive
Brakes (front/rear)
Vented disc/solid disc
Top Speed (km/h)
185
180
185
180
200
200
200
0-100km/h Time (seconds)
11.7
12.1
11.7
12.1
9.7
9.9
9.9
Steering
Speed-sensing electric power steering
Fuel & Emissions
Combined Fuel Economy (L/100km)
6.0
6.2
6.1
6.2
5.9
5.9
5.9
Tank Capacity (L)
47
52
Emission Level
430
Dimensions
Overall Length (mm)
4567
Overall Width (mm)
1786
Overall Height (mm)
1456
1455
1456
1455
1458
1454
1454
Wheelbase (mm)
2662
Track (front/rear, mm)
1540/1558
Ground Clearance (mm)
Curb Weight (kg)
1195
1260
1225
1260
1245
1300
1300
Seating Capacity
5
Cargo Volume (L)
430
Exterior
Tires
205/55R16 91V
Front Fog Lamps N N S S S S S
Power Exterior Mirrors S S S S S S S
Heated Exterior Mirrors N N N N N N S
Power Sunroof N N S S S S S
Boneless Windscreen Wipers S S S S S S S
Alloy Wheels S S S S S S S
Chrome Decorative Parts N N N N N N S
Interior  
Cruise Control N N N N N N S
Stop and Start System N S N S N S S
Power Windows S S S S S S S
Power Door Locks S S S S S S S
Steering Wheel Multi Controls N N S S S S S
Leather Seats and Steering Wheel N N N N S S S
Driver’s Power Seat, Heated Front Seats N N N N N N S
Number of Speakers 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Radio, USB, AUX-In, 4.2-inch Color Radio System S S S S S S S
OnStar N N N N S S S
MyLink 2.0 Infotainment System N N N O N N O
Air Conditioner S S S S S S S
Auto Air Conditioner N N N N N N S
Safety  
Dual Front Airbags S S S S S S S
Dual Front Side Airbags S S S S S S S
Side Curtain Airbags N N N N N N S
ESC, TCS S S S S S S S
Engine Anti-theft System S S S S S S S
Child-proof Door Locks S S S S S S S
Remote Key S S S S S S S
Back-up Radar N N S S S S S
Rearview Camera N N N N S S S
Auto Parking N N N N N N S
Blind Spot Monitering System N N N N N N S

S=Standard, O=Optional, N=Not available

For pictures and specifications of 2011 Shanghai-GM Chevy Cruze sedan, please click here.