Chevrolet Cruz Boosts Fuel Economy by 2mpg for 2012

Chevy Cruze

In brief: The 2012 model of the Chevrolet Cruze with the 1.4L turbo delivers 2mpg better than the 2011 model, jumping to 39mpg highway.

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Make/Model: 2012 Cruze
Manufacturer: Chevrolet

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Chevrolet Cruze

The 1.4L turbo 6-speed automatic transmission option for the Chevrolet Cruze sees a 2mpg boost over last year while the more popular 1.4L turbo option gets 38mpg, another improvement over last year.

The primary reason for this efficiency change is a 5% economy increase after a lower axle ratio was given to the 2012 models.

The extremely efficient Cruze Eco with a 6-speed manual transmission gets a 42mpg highway rating, making it one of the most fuel efficient in its class.

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Other additions, mostly in technology connectivity, were also added to the 2012 Cruze.

Photo credits: GM

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