2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
The Cruze Diesel has featured several times before on GreenCarReports, 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.
Chevy announced full details on the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel--including that long-winded name--at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
You can check out our Cruze Diesel show preview here, we learned plenty more information at the show itself. Better yet, check out our recent first drive review:
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.
It's also more economical than its chief rival, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI. The Cruze achieves 46 mpg highway, to the Jetta's 42 mpg highway rating. You can find out more below:
Chicago Auto Show launch coverage