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Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

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First diesel-powered Chevrolet car to come to the US in decades

Chevrolet has gone official with its first diesel-powered car to come to the US in decades. The car is a 2.0-liter turbo diesel version of the popular Chevrolet Cruze. The engine in the car will...

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Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Feb 7 2013, 8:30am CST | by

First diesel-powered Chevrolet car to come to the US in decades

Chevrolet has gone official with its first diesel-powered car to come to the US in decades. The car is a 2.0-liter turbo diesel version of the popular Chevrolet Cruze. The engine in the car will produce 148 hp and 258 pound-foot of torque.

Chevrolet says that the vehicle is estimated to get 42 mpg on the highway. Diesel-powered automobiles are rare in the United States with the one of the few cars offering a diesel powerplant in the US being the Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Chevrolet says that its Clean Turbo Diesel offers better performance than that Volkswagen with a 0 to 60 mph time of 8.6 seconds.

The Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel will start at $25,695 including destination charge. The turbo diesel engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The price of the car also includes a five-year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty and a two-year maintenance plan.

 
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10 Green Cars that Don’t Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Aug 27 2014 5:19pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but lousy to pilot. Green cars are hybrids, diesels, and electric cars stripped to the point of making a rotted ox cart ...
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Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo wins Motor City Masters

Aug 27 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Etc., Videos, Chevrolet, Design/Style, TV/Movies Motor City Masters pulled off its concept of Project Runway for cars rather well. In the end, the TruTV reality series came down to former Ford designer Camilo Pardo and multi-disciplined designer Bryan Thompson, but Pardo was always kind of the show's ringer as the person instrumental in the gorgeous shape of the Ford GT. In addition to the title of Motor City Master, he won th ...
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10 Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Volvo XC90

Aug 27 2014 4:35pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volvo touts its all-new 2016 XC90 SUV as the first product of the “new Volvo” and the launch of a company-wide rebirth. While Volvo isn’t completely flipping the script—and, say, making six-wheeled military motorcycles—the XC90 does represent its first independently developed car since being financially sugar-daddied by Chinese automaker Geely. The 2016 XC90, which we recently also in, is also the model’s first clean-sheet redesign in more than a decade. Furthermore, the XC90 debuts on th ...
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Connected Utility Vehicles: Chevy Adds Wireless Charging, 4G LTE to Suburban and Tahoe

Aug 27 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The 2015 Tahoe gets some techy new options this fall. A burbdozer with a V-8 may not be the predominant family vehicle of choice anymore, but Chevrolet still makes a heavy margin on its Tahoe and Suburban SUVs. As such, it behooves GM to keep refining the tech plowed into what’s fundamentally a mid-twentieth-century design. The latest additions to the stalwart duo? OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity, plus wireless mobile-phone ch ...
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Chevrolet Suburban

Aug 27 2014 2:17pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Chevrolet Suburban is large--in fact, it's one of the biggest SUVs on the market in the U.S. It’s a truck-based utility vehicle that can seat an entire family with legitimate towing capability and substantial off-road ability when properly configured. The Suburban shares many of i ...
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Chevrolet Equinox

Aug 27 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Competing with the Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, and the Honda CR-V, the Chevy Equinox is a five-passenger crossover utility vehicle that offers available all-wheel drive. See our review of the 2015 Chevy Equinox for more information, including options, prices, gas-mileage ratings, and specifications. Also che ...
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Posts Record Sales for Chevrolet

Aug 27 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

It seems Chevrolet has a hit on its hands. The new 2014 Corvette Stingray has posted some rather impressive sales stats during its first year in production. General Motors officially announced the C7’s sales numbers at the 2014 Carlisle event, quoting it had sold 37,288 Corvettes so far this year.This represents a massive increase in Corvette sales over last year’s sales of roughly 11,392 cars. Granted, 2013 was the last year for the outgoing C6. The C6 ...
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Chevrolet Niva concept unveiled in Moscow

Aug 27 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has unveiled the Niva concept at the Moscow Motor Show. It previews the production model that will be launched in Russia in 2016 ...
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Trends: Entertainment in the car has come a long way

Aug 27 2014 10:58am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

In an industry where rapidly changing demographics, shifting global economies and tightening environmental regulations are forcing the automobile to change faster than ever, the typical Canadian new car buyer in the market for the first time in six to seven years may not be aware of what’s available with the latest models in regards to body styles, features or technologies. This series hopes to educate n ...
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