2016 Chevrolet Cruze Review and Features – One car manufacturer from Uncle Sam, Chevrolet launched the newest model of Chevrolet Cruze. This car comes with a fresh design and attractive. Not only that, the 2016 Cruze has a lighter weight, large, fuel efficient and equipped with the latest technology. Yes, the Chevrolet Cruze 2016 brought a series of technologies such as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and the latest safety features. More rigid body structure 27% compared to the previous generation Cruze. Its weight is 24 kg lighter. Its wheelbase increased to 2700mm and the distance between the wheel width (60.8-inch front and 61.3-inch rear). Suspension system using aluminum.
Touch changes made on the Chevrolet Cruze this latest look on the front view. Modern impression looks more condensed by embedding LED lights DRL (daytime running light) in headlights and fog lights (fog) that use this type of LED. Display grille, headlamp, front bumper and hood look more fresh and different from the market for the Asian market. While the taillights are designed to make the area more rounded stern look expressive.
Although the Cruze is a midsize sedan, features outstanding safety features: 10 airbags, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert. For the North American market, Cruze 2016 will be armed with a completely new engine 1.4-liter turbo-powered 153 hp and 240 Nm of torque. With a larger torque than the current 1.4-liter turbo, it is expected the new car can accelerate from 0-100 kph in 8 seconds – faster than most of its competitors. Gasoline consumption is expected to penetrate 40mpg or 17 km / liter on the highway for Type 6-speed automatic transmission. 2016 Chevrolet Cruze will be available in a choice of 6-speed manual transmission.
Do not stop at that, Cruze 2016 has also been equipped with the OnStar feature that serves to communications and emergency services. In addition, Chevrolet also embed 4G LTE connectivity and WiFi. During the trip the user will be spoiled with MyLink infotainment head unit measuring 7 inches. Interestingly you can easily connect your smartphone to the head unit. Chevrolet said it will provide the features of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on more models in 2016. According to Chevrolet, there are at least 14 models will be equipped with this technology, one of which is the Chevrolet Spark.
“For most people, a smartphone is very important. Partnering with Apple and Google in the development of this technology is the best example of how Chevrolet is always closer to the critical technology for our customers, “said Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, the parent manufacturer Chevrolet.
How the technology works Android Auto and Apple CarPlay quite simple. Users only have to connect his smartphone via USB cable. In order to use Android Auto, owner of Chevrolet Cruze in 2016 must have a smartphone with minimal operating system Android Lollipop. As for the Apple iPhone CarPlay need at least 5 and above.