Are you looking for the vehicle with high mpg rating but is not a hybrid? If so, you can opt for the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel which is one of the most economical vehicles in the United States today. But you don’t have to trust us, just take a look at these facts. The EPA rating of this vehicle is 52 miles per gallon on the highway, 30 mpg in the city and 37 mpg combined. One of the drawbacks is that the 2018 Chevy Cruze is only available in a sedan form, but soon, a hatchback version will join the range.
The new 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel hatchback model will hit the market as a 2018 model year and under its hood will be the identical 1.6-liter diesel unit which delivers 137 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be combined with a six-speed manual transmission, which will be standard, but the customers will have a chance to opt for a nine-speed automatic gearbox if they think it is a better choice.
When it comes to the equipment, the Convenience Package will be a part of the every trim level. Meanwhile, the same package is offered as an option for the regular Cruze model (sedan). Some of the features are keyless entry and engine start, eight-way electric driver’s seat, remote start (only for automatic models) and heated front seats. Moreover, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel will come with a standard sporty RS Package which consists of a rear spoiler, 18-inch wheels, and sport body kit.
2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Release Date and Price
The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel will hit the market this fall, and the sedan will carry the price tag of $24,670 for the entry-level LT model. With the automatic transmission, the price of sedan jumps to $26,270. The hatchback is slightly more expensive, as the one with a manual transmission costs $26,310 while the automatic will set you back for $26,740.