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2017 Chevrolet Cruze: How It Tears Apart The Civic & Prius

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The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel manages to tear apart both the Prius and the Civic when it comes to miles per gallon as it offers up 52mpg. GM has said that this is the most efficient non-electric non-hybrid vehicle in the US.

The engine in the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is the new 1.6 litre offers 52mpg when out on the highway, 30mpg when driving in the city and a combination of 37mpg. It has the six-speed manual gearbox, despite the fact that automatic gearing is typically the more efficient. The Cruze Diesel offers 137 horses along with 240 torque at 2,000rpm and 42psi of boost.

One of the biggest things that give the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel its boost is the variable-displacement oil pump, which comes with two different flow rates. If you require more oomph then the pump will deliver a larger flow of lubricant. The 1.6 litre engine was also improved by how it burns the diesel. The fuel delivery system has injectors that can operate at a huge 29,000psi.

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has tires that are eco-friendly, aerodynamics that are sleek and wind cheating grille shutters and belly pan. Production of the vehicle is being ramped up and at the moment less than 200 units have been made. These will be heading to dealerships soon and the base price is $25,000.

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