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Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

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...

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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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Santa, Bikini Babes, And A Dummy Make For A Bizarre 'Vette eBay Ad

Jul 31 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

I'm not exactly sure if it's the pictures themselves or the juxtaposition of them together, or maybe it's just the inherent weirdness a ventriloquist dummy brings to any situation. I'm just not sure. But I do know that this ad for a 1977 Corvette Stingray is pleasingly unse ...
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Hyundai readying Juke rival with 'edgy, dynamic styling' for 2017

Jul 31 2014 4:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Crossover, Hyundai, Design/Style Love it or hate it, the Nissan Juke has drawn attention to itself and to its maker. Little wonder, then, that Hyundai wants to follow a similar formula. According to our compatriots over at Edmunds, Hyundai has a whole raft of new products in the works - as you'd expect from the world's fourth-largest automaker - including replacements for the current Tucson and Elantra sometime next ...
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2014 Chevrolet Spark CVT Tested: Quietly Picking Up the Pace

Jul 31 2014 3:51pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Although automakers such as Honda and Nissan have made significant strides in quelling the continuously variable transmission’s more annoying aspects—a tendency to cause engine drone droning and a disconnected sensation between said engine and the drive wheels—we’re still generally unimpressed with the technology. And we find in most cases that the promised real-world fuel economy promised by of CVTs doesn’t translate to the real world. But w ...
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GM also sheds parts from its pickups to boost payload ratings

Jul 31 2014 3:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Truck, Work, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, GMC, Specialty, Ram The row between Ford and Ram over who boasts the best-in-class tow rating for heavy duty pickups has revealed a number of things. Chief among them is a report that Ford removes items like the spare tire, jack, radio and center console from its vehicles in a bid to lower its base curb weight and therefore keep the truck's gross vehicle weight rating down. For those that need a refresher, GVWR is the vehicle ...
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Jeremy Clarkson Loves The Corvette Stingray

Jul 31 2014 2:49pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Anyone with two brain cells to rub together stopped taking Clarkson's car reviews seriously nearly a decade ago (maybe sooner). So when his review of the C7 Corvette Stingray popped up, I didn't even bother. And then I read it. And then I re-read it. And then I checked to make sure I wasn't inhabiting an alternate unive ...
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Video: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Testing On The Nurburgring

Jul 31 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

America has taken the Nurburgring track by storm this summer. Not only is Ford testing the upcoming Mustang SVT, but Cadillac too went to Germany to put the hotter, V-badged versions of the CTS and ATS through their paces. We’ve already seen the beefed-up sedans smoke their tires around Nordschleife, thanks to our skilled spy photographers, while video footage showed the ATS-V is fast enough for some rally-like jumping.Tha ...
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GM misses red flag from rental car canaries on fatal crashes

Jul 31 2014 11:34am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

More than seven years before General Motors began the biggest wave of auto recalls in history, an investigator for Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. contacted the carmaker about a fatal rollover crash in California. A driver in a new Chevrolet Cobalt rented from Vanguard’s Alamo unit lost control on a warm, dry and clear day in September 2006. Traffic had been light, according to the police report. The sedan drifted acro ...
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GM gives China 7-seat minivan, still won't offer MPV in US

Jul 31 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Budget, Minivan/Van, China General Motors and its Chinese joint-venture partners, SAIC and Wuling, have announced a new seven-passenger minivan for the world's most populous country. Called the Baojun 730, the budget-minded people mover will be available in four trims (Standard, Comfort, Luxury and 1.8 Comfort) and with two available engines. The base mill is a 1.5- liter four-cylinder, which GM says was developed specifically for "economy passenger ve ...
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Chevy Cruze Diesel Sales: Mediocre At Best, So Far

Jul 31 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Honda Insight Reviews

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel went on sale almost a year ago, the first diesel passenger car sold by General Motors in 28 years. Hopes were high for the Cruze with the European turbodiesel engine, which effectively competed with the long-established Volkswagen Jetta TDI, the only other mainstream compact sedan fitted ...
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Outstanding auto loans total higher than ever

Jul 31 2014 8:05am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Earnings/Financials It looks like Americans are feeling more confident about borrowing money again, at least when it comes to their cars. Credit reporting giant Equifax has released its latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report, and the data suggests that auto lending is booming in 2014. The total amount of outstanding auto loans in the US amounted to $902.2 billion in the company's analysis. Not only was that a new record, it was also a 10-per ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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