2013 Chevrolet Cruze
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Exceptional car

by from Birmingham, Al on November 26, 2012

Very very very very very reliable car and it delivers when it comes to safety! I was recently in a car accident and my cruze was totaled and I was able to walk away with no broken bones. Thanks to God...
Very very very very very reliable car and it delivers when it comes to safety! I was recently in a car accident and my cruze was totaled and I was able to walk away with no broken bones. Thanks to God and all those airbags coming out. I will definitely purchase another cruze. It has pass my test with flying colors. Way to go on this car!!!
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Great Car

by from Sumter, SC on August 17, 2013

This is my second Chevy Cruze. Enjoyed the first one, so I upgraded to a higher trim for the second one. Great ride and fun to drive. The 1.4 turbo ecotec has a lot more power and better fuel mileage ...
This is my second Chevy Cruze. Enjoyed the first one, so I upgraded to a higher trim for the second one. Great ride and fun to drive. The 1.4 turbo ecotec has a lot more power and better fuel mileage than the 1.8L engine. I got 40 hwy mileage with the 1.8 and now 42 hwy with the 1.4. I like the styling ext and int. would highly recommend to anyone looking for a compact car. Go check one out!
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Love it

by from North Carolina on August 29, 2013

I leased a 2012 Cruze LT. I loved it. I commute 45 miles round trip each day. I averaged 32-35 mpg. The color choice and interior choice were the best selection amongst all of the Cruze's peers. I had...
I leased a 2012 Cruze LT. I loved it. I commute 45 miles round trip each day. I averaged 32-35 mpg. The color choice and interior choice were the best selection amongst all of the Cruze's peers. I had the unfortunate experience to test the airbags. My first collision ever, I went off the road in terrible weather. I impacted a concrete culvert at 40mph head on. All airbags went off. My little girl and I walked away without a scratch. I went back to the same dealership and replaced the LT with the ECO. Hands down, the ECO is twice as good. I average about 42 mpg. The interior black is sporty and the features are amazing...1 touch power windows, touchscreen center console, hands free Bluetooth, sporty chrome rims, etc, etc. It's an elegant/professional car with the budget in mind. My wife drives the Honda Civic drives the fully loaded Honda Civic. This car beats it in everyway...style, gas mileage and performance. I have a manual 6-speed by choice. I'll take a manual for performance and gas mileage over an automatic everytime.
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Sexy Car

by from Mount Prospect Illinois on June 15, 2013

Bought my Cruz from Stasek Chevy. The Cruz is a sexy looking car, I am in love with this car and got a great deal. Need a Cruz, go to Stasek in Wheeling This is my second Chevy great service great val...
Bought my Cruz from Stasek Chevy. The Cruz is a sexy looking car, I am in love with this car and got a great deal. Need a Cruz, go to Stasek in Wheeling This is my second Chevy great service great value. Great gas mileage, and quick at the start.
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Value + reliability

by from Eastern NC on December 1, 2013

I've owned a series of Cruzes and its predecessors. Always been a reliable, low maintenance car with excellent mileage. I love the large digital speedometer in the middle of the dash; I also like the ...
I've owned a series of Cruzes and its predecessors. Always been a reliable, low maintenance car with excellent mileage. I love the large digital speedometer in the middle of the dash; I also like the way the sun flap can be moved on an extendable rod to cover more sun positions. Also appreciate the instrument panel's ability to show remaining oil life and tire pressures. Trunk is very spacious for a compact car. It's the perfect vehicle for all those short trips around town.
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Best performance econ value

by from South Jersey on October 30, 2013

I have 8K on my Cruze. No problems. I drove the automatic and didn't like the engine noise and constant gear searching. I drive manual trans. so I opted for the 6 speed manual. So far I love this car....
I have 8K on my Cruze. No problems. I drove the automatic and didn't like the engine noise and constant gear searching. I drive manual trans. so I opted for the 6 speed manual. So far I love this car. I have the 1.4 turbo. With two people in the car the performance is great. With four people you can feel the difference. The cruze handles very well. It corners well and it is rock solid at 80 mph. I just took a 1300 mi. freeway trip. Going 70 to 75 mph, I averaged about 40 mpg. I wish the 6th gear was taller. The shift up light comes on at 40 mph, telling you to go into 6th gear. Usually sixth is for 50 and up. I believe the cruze eco has a better highway gear ratio. I would have gotten the ECO if I had realized that before. Overall great car. I would check out the new diesel Cruze!!
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Very Pleased Motorist

by from Chatfield, Minnesota on December 21, 2012

I recently purchased a 2013 Autumn metallic Chev Cruze with Leather Black/Brick Interior, Sun Roof, lighted Door Sills, Pioner Upgrade Radio, Navigiation System, Remote Start, Enhanced Safety package-...
I recently purchased a 2013 Autumn metallic Chev Cruze with Leather Black/Brick Interior, Sun Roof, lighted Door Sills, Pioner Upgrade Radio, Navigiation System, Remote Start, Enhanced Safety package- I splurged a little on the price $ 28,800 but feel I got good value for my $'s - I am very happy with how it performs in snow (Minnesota) and the mileqage and comfortable interior and drive- Has a lot more "spunk" than I expected.. I just need to figure out all the bells and Whistles - Very Pleased Motorist
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NICE CAR EXCEPT FOR...

by from Ferndale, MI on January 20, 2015

I've had no major issues with my 2013 Cruze LTZ. However there are a few things I would have changed. 1. The drivers right knee contacts the TEMP knob and the passengers left knee contacts the FAN SP...
I've had no major issues with my 2013 Cruze LTZ. However there are a few things I would have changed. 1. The drivers right knee contacts the TEMP knob and the passengers left knee contacts the FAN SPEED knob. I'm an average 6 feet tall guy so they usually design vehicles to people my size. So as you drive your knee is changing the temperature and if you have a passenger, you are adjusting both temp and fan speed as you drive. It really is a pain. 2. The touch screen does not come on in cold temperatures (in the 20's or below). If the screen does not come on, you have no radio, no back up camera view and no way to tell what your climate settings are. 3. Traction control is useless. I do much better driving with it off in snowy or icy conditions. 4. Has heated leather seats only. Which is nice in the winter. However, cooling seats need to be an option especially for black leather seats in the summer. Other than that, it is a good, dependable vehicle.
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So far so good

by from Cincinnati, OH on May 21, 2013

I have only 500 miles on my Cruze LT during the four weeks I've owned it, but it seems like a great car. The option packages I got were related to my having a fused neck - back-up camera, rear cross-t...
I have only 500 miles on my Cruze LT during the four weeks I've owned it, but it seems like a great car. The option packages I got were related to my having a fused neck - back-up camera, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot alert. They have already come in handy in warning me when I back out of parking spots and change lanes. The right-side blind-spot warning has had a couple of "false positives" so far, so I will need to see if an adjustment is necessary. The trip computer said I was getting 35.5 mpg, but when I filled up for the first and only time, it was 33.8 mpg. Either way, much better than EPA's 30 mpg for mixed driving. I think it's quiet, has good power, and is well designed. I haven't tried the OnStar yet.
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Love it! 5,000 miles and going strong

by from Downingtown, PA on July 26, 2013

I have had my 2013 Cruze 1LT for 5 months with 5,000 miles on it and have had NO problems. I find the reviews that say this car has "unremarkable" design and styling to be funny because everyone who h...
I have had my 2013 Cruze 1LT for 5 months with 5,000 miles on it and have had NO problems. I find the reviews that say this car has "unremarkable" design and styling to be funny because everyone who has seen my car has complimented it's looks! I loved this car because it was roomy and handled so well. I think it is comfy to drive and SO QUIET! I love the XM radio and rear backup camera too. So many features for the price tag. I get about 28 mpg and maybe 30 if I go on a long trip. I have had one oil change but no issues with the vehicle. The only time I can feel it shift is when I first accelerate after turning the engine on. This isn't a race car so I am not sure what people are expecting. Really pleased with my purchase and find the car to be very reliable!!
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