2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
The car has featured several times before on Green Car Reports, so below you can find all our previous coverage on the model. The most recent articles are listed first--bookmark this page in your RSS reader to be alerted to future updates.
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You may be interested to know that the Cruze Diesel has been nominated for our 'Best Car To Buy' awards for 2014--click on the link for the full details.
The diesel Cruze uses a 2.0-liter, direct injected and turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine. It's rated at 148 horsepower and 248 pounds-feet of torque at only 2,000 rpm, but there's also an overboost function, raising torque to 280 lb-ft for ten seconds--useful for passing other cars.
The Cruze Diesel is a more economical car than its chief rival, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI--managing 46 mpg highway, to the Jetta's 42 mpg highway rating. You can find out more below:
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