2012 Chevrolet Cruze

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2012 Chevrolet Cruze
2012 Chevrolet Cruze
The Cruze is a dramatic improvement over the Cobalt, which it replaced, but it isn't yet at the top of the highly competitive small-car class, which has recently seen all-new or heavily refreshed cars from Honda (Civic), Hyundai (Elantra), and Ford (Focus) added to its ranks. Where the Cruze really shines is inside. Its cabin is user-friendly, attractive, and finished in quality materials and comes in a close second to that of the class-leading Elantra. Under the hood, the Cruze offers a choice of two engines: a 1.8-liter four-cylinder and a turbocharged 1.4-liter four that produces 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. The 1.4-liter is exclusive to the North American market, and although it's a bit sluggish around town, it moves the Cruze along effortlessly at highway speeds. In all but the Eco model, the 1.4-liter is paired with a six-speed automatic. The Eco and the LS additionally offer six-speed manuals. The Eco version sheds a few pounds with lighter-weight parts (wheels and rear suspension pieces) and options restrictions. It also benefits from low-rolling-resistance tires and aerodynamic aids. To compete with the fuel-economy ratings of its newer competitors, Chevy has managed to eke out another 2 mpg from its turbo engine when paired with the six-speed automatic, for a rating of 26/39 mpg. Although the Cruze has some shortcomings -- soft handling, light but somewhat artificial steering feel, an unrefined automatic transmission -- its excellent interior, quiet highway ride, and supple suspension make it a legitimate contender in the small-car segment.
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Front Three Quarter
General Motors delivered a total of 201,245 vehicles last month, a rise of just 1.5 percent and the automaker's highest September sales numbers since 2008.
2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT Profile
The 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze is being recalled for two separate issues with the compact sedan. Chevrolet says no injuries or accidents have been attributed to the problems.
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Generation Y may spend most of its time on Twitter and Facebook but that doesn't mean they want social media in their cars. According to a new report, drivers     are most interested in apps more closely related to driving in their vehicles, not potentially distracting ones.
2012 Chevrolet Cruze 2LT Rear Left Side View
Whereas January proved better than expected -- and expectations were pretty optimistic given that 2011 ended on a high note -- February was practically gangbusters. At the start of the year, most analysts were predicting that sales for 2012 would come in somewhere in the 13 million-unit range. The pace in January was over 14 million. That was good, but February was even better, touching 15 million units. That compares to 12.8 million new cars and trucks sold in 2011. If auto sales can maintain that pace -- and that's a big if -- it would mean the industry has fully recovered from the 2008 crash.
Chevy Cruze Wagon Front Video
Since the 2012 Geneva Motor Show is just around the corner, General Motors is hard at work teasing the new Chevrolet Cruze Wagon that is set to debut at the Swiss auto show. The video below is a neat look at the attractive compact wagon, but seeing as the Cruze Wagon isn't destined for our shores, it may prove a bit painful to North American wagon lovers. Although the video focuses on the the transformation of the Chevrolet Cruze from sedan to wagon, a few brief clips may hint at the new front-end treatment of the face lifted Cruze. The Cruze wagon's front end and side sheet metal have sharper creases, giving it a strong family resemblance to the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, and the interior appears more upscale than the current car (which was the first vehicle to start Chevrolet’s interior design revolution). We think the Cruze Wagon would be an interesting addition to the U.S. lineup, especially since Chevrolet has already confirmed a Cruze diesel is coming stateside. Pair the two together, and GM could have a true competitor to the Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI. Unfortunately, the wagon market in the U.S. is a small niche, so the chances of the Cruze wagon coming here are slim. Interestingly, the revised front fascia shown here could hint at a future mid-cycle facelift of the popular Chevrolet Cruze, but a GM representative declined to confirm it as such. Source: General Motors

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2012 Chevrolet Cruze Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
1.8L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
25 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
36 MPG
Horsepower:
138 hp @ 6300rpm
Torque:
123 ft lb of torque @ 3800rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
100,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
100,000 miles / 72 months
Roadside
100,000 miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic, and model year 2012 Buick Verano vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequences
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. The safety recall began on February 13, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Potential Units Affected
4,167
Notes
General Motors LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:21
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevrolet Sonic vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequences
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal airbag, that airbag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
Remedy
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel airbag coil, free of charge. The safety recall began on January 11, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Potential Units Affected
2,949
Notes
General Motors LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2, 2009, THROUGH MAY 31, 2012. SPILLED OR DRIPPING OIL (SUCH AS AFTER AN OIL CHANGE) MAY COLLECT IN THE ENGINE SHIELD (BELLYPAN) NEAR HOT ENGINE OR EXHAUST SYSTEM SURFACES. AS A RESULT, THE OIL AND THE ENGINE SHIELD MAY IGNITE AND BURN.
Consequences
EITHER CONDITION COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy
GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE ENGINE SHIELD TO PREVENT FLUID FROM CONTACTING THE SHIELD. ALSO, ON VEHICLES WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION, DEALERS WILL APPLY A PROTECTIVE TAPE TO THE ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING WIRE HARNESS. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE TO THE OWNER. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 10, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.
Potential Units Affected
413,148
Notes
GENERAL MOTORS LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Summary
GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2, 2009, THROUGH MAY 14, 2012. ATTACHMENT WELDS FOR THE FUEL TANK STRAP SECONDARY BRACKETS MAY HAVE BEEN OMITTED.
Consequences
THE FUEL TANK COULD COME LOOSE IN A CRASH, POSSIBLY ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE TANK. A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR MISSING WELDS. IF THE VEHICLE IS MISSING WELDS, DEALERS WILL SECURE THE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS WITH FASTENERS. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 9, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.
Potential Units Affected
53,239
Notes
GENERAL MOTORS LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST
Summary
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles equipped with 1.4L DOHC gasoline turbo engines and 6T40 front wheel drive automatic transmissions and equipped with an electric vacuum pump to provide supplemental vacuum for brake assist, when needed. In the affected vehicles, the pump may not activate, resulting in an intermittent reduction or loss of brake assist.
Consequences
A loss of braking assistance will require extra pedal force and/or distance to bring the vehicle to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace a microswitch in the power brake vacuum pipe assembly, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's recall number is 12213.
Potential Units Affected
292,879
Notes
General Motors LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:40
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Buick Verano vehicles manufactured December 2, 2011 to July, 16, 2012, Chevrolet Cruze vehicles manufactured December 7, 2011 to July 25, 2012, Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured December 5, 2011 to August 2, 2012, and Chevrolet Camaro vehicles manufactured December 1, 2011 to June 11, 2012. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequences
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. The recall began on July 25, 2014. Chevrolet owners may contact GM at 1-800-222-1020. Buick owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. Note: This is an expansion of recalls 12V-522 and 13V-023.
Potential Units Affected
31,520
Notes
General Motors LLC


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
5
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
NHTSA Rating Overall
5
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Overall Front Crash
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good

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