2018 Chevrolet Cruze For Sale Near Spokane Valley
The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is one of the best-selling compact cars in America. Not content with resting on its laurels, Chevy continues to innovate. 2017 saw the debut of a hatchback model, which gave owners even more cargo space. Additionally, Chevrolet rolled out a diesel engine that delivers over 50 mpg highway. And for 2018, the automaker introduces a diesel model of the Cruze hatchback. All in all, there’s a wealth of choices for buyers at dealers like the Chevrolet Dealer in Spokane Valley.
Whether you choose a sedan or hatchback, conventional engine or diesel, you’re sure to enjoy the Cruze’s sophisticated interior, comfortable and sporty ride and long list of tech and safety equipment. The folks at Chevrolet Spokane Valley reminded us that the Chevrolet Cruze is extremely fuel efficient, so you’ll save some money at the gas pump.
The auto reviewers at Kelley Blue Book gave the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze high marks, writing: “You'll like the Chevy Cruze if you're looking for a quiet, comfortable and fuel-efficient compact sedan or hatchback with available safety technology like blind-spot monitoring and a forward-collision alert system. Road trippers should shop the diesel with 52 highway mpg and over 700 miles of range.”
Trim levels for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze sedan are listed as L, LS, LT and Premier, while the hatchback is only available in LT and Premier trims. The diesel engine comes in an LT Diesel trim for both body styles. Powering all but the LT Diesel model is a 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that makes 153 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to a six-speed manual transmission on the L trim and a choice of an optional six-speed automatic on the others. The LT Diesel is equipped with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder diesel engine that develops 137 hp and 240 lb.-ft. of torque.
Buyers receive excellent fuel economy, no matter which version they select. The base four-cylinder block delivers a range of EPA-estimated 28 mpg city/37 mpg highway at the low end for the hatchback with the manual transmission and 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway at the high end for the sedan with the automatic transmission.* The diesel engine provides incredible fuel economy, with 30 mpg city/52 mpg highway with the manual transmission and 31 mpg city/47 mpg highway with the automatic.
Standard safety features include four-wheel antilock disc brakes, full-length side curtain airbags, front and rear side-impact airbags, front knee airbags and stability control. The OnStar emergency telematics system is also standard. LT and Premier models can get the optional Driver Confidence and Driver Convenience packages for even more safety and convenience features.
One of our favorite features found on the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is the Teen Driver system. Teen driver monitors the driving habits of younger drivers and sends parents alerts and updates. Owners can set a speed alert and configure the maximum volume of the audio system. Another great feature parents will like is Teen Driver’s ability to detect whether the passengers in the front seat have buckled their seatbelts. Teen driver will disable the audio system until they’re safely buckled up.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.