2012 Chevrolet Cruze

Get used to more.

Do more of what you like, more often, with the Chevy Cruze. It's packed with features like an available Pioneer® 9-speaker premium audio system, OnStar®1 Turn-by-Turn Navigation standard for 6 months, over 15 cubic feet of cargo space2 and best-in-class 10 standard air bags for high vehicle safety ratings.3 Plus, with an EPA estimated 42 MPG highway, the Cruze Eco has the best highway fuel efficiency of any gas engine in America. In other words, a lot of features. Not a lot of gas.

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Specifications

MODELS

LS
LT
LTZ
Eco

FUEL ECONOMY IN MPG

  ECOTEC 1.4L
TURBO WITH
MANUAL
TRANS.
ECO GEAR SET4
ECO MODEL
1.4L TURBO
WITH
6-SPEED
AUTO.
TRANS.4
ECOTEC 1.4L
TURBO WITH
6-SPEED
AUTO.
TRANS.4
1.4L TURBO
WITH
6-SPEED
MANUAL
TRANS.4
ECOTEC 1.8L
WITH
6-SPEED
MANUAL
TRANS.4
ECOTEC 1.8L
WITH
6-SPEED
AUTO.
TRANS.4
City/highway 28/42 26/39 26/38 26/38 25/36 22/35

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES

Eco manual fuel tank (gal. approx.) 12.6
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 15.6
Cargo volume (cu. ft.)2 15.4
Seating 5

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
Door handles: body-color Standard Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Door handles: chrome with body-color keyless access buttons on front doors Not Available Not Available Optional5 Standard Not Available
Grille: - Black insert with chrome surround Standard Standard Standard Standard Not Available
Grille: - Unique front fascia and lower front grille air shutter Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
Mirror: - power-adjustable, manual-folding, Black Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Mirror: - power-adjustable, manual-folding, body-color Not Available Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Mirror: - power-adjustable, heated, manual-folding, body-color Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
RS Appearance Package: foglamps and uplevel instrument cluster,6 unique fascias, rocker moldings, and rear spoiler Not Available Optional Optional Optional Not Available

MECHANICAL FEATURES

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
Engine: - ECOTEC 1.8L DOHC I-4 with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Engine: - ECOTEC 1.4L I-4 with water-cooled turbocharger and bearings Not Available Standard Standard Standard Standard
Front suspension: independent MacPherson strut Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear suspension: compound crank with Z-link Not Available Standard Standard Standard Optional7
Steering: power, electric, rack-mounted Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Transmission, six-speed with overdrive: - manual Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Transmission, six-speed with overdrive: - automatic Optional Optional Optional Standard Optional
Transmission, six-speed with overdrive: - manual with Eco gear set Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
Air bags:3 driver and front passenger frontal (including Passenger Sensing System), front seat-mounted side-impact, driver and front passenger knee; rear seat-mounted side-impact; and roof rail-mounted head-curtain for front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel antilock (front disc/rear drum) Standard Standard Not Available Not Available Standard
Brakes: four-wheel disc (front/rear disc) Not Available Not Available Standard Standard Not Available
OnStar ® : 1 Directions & Connections® Plan for the first six months Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor (excludes spare tire) Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle theft-deterrent system with anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
Air conditioning: - single zone, manual Standard Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Air conditioning: - single zone, automatic climate control Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Bluetooth® wireless technology8 for select phones Optional9 Standard Standard Standard Standard
Console, center with sliding armrest, storage, front and rear 12-volt auxiliary power outlets, and dual cup holders Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Cruise control Not Available Standard Standard Standard Standard
Defogger: rear window, electric Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Door locks: power Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Driver Information Center: Oil-Life Monitor and Tire Pressure Monitor, outside temperature display, trip odometer, fuel range, average fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy and programmable menu functions Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Floor mats: carpeted, front and rear Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Keyless access with keyless push-button start Not Available Not Available Optional7 Standard Not Available
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Remote vehicle starter system Not Available Optional7,10 Optional7 Standard Optional7,10
Steering column: tilt and telescopic Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel: - mounted audio controls Optional9 Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel: - leather-wrapped, with Polar Silver accent Not Available Standard Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof: power, sliding Not Available Optional11 Optional Optional Not Available

SEATING

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
Front bucket with reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints; six-way manual-adjustable passenger; rear 60/40 split-folding with adjustable head restraints for all outboard positions - Premium Cloth Standard Standard Not Available Not Available Standard
Front bucket with reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints; six-way manual-adjustable passenger; rear 60/40 split-folding with adjustable head restraints for all outboard positions - Leather-appointed front and rear Not Available Not Available Standard Standard Not Available
Front bucket with reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints; six-way manual-adjustable passenger; rear 60/40 split-folding with adjustable head restraints for all outboard positions - Six-way manual-adjustable driver Standard Standard Not Available Not Available Standard
Front bucket with reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints; six-way manual-adjustable passenger; rear 60/40 split-folding with adjustable head restraints for all outboard positions - Six-way power-adjustable driver with manual recliner Not Available Optional10 Standard Standard Optional10
Front bucket with reclining seatbacks and adjustable head restraints; six-way manual-adjustable passenger; rear 60/40 split-folding with adjustable head restraints for all outboard positions - Heated front seats with three warmth settings Not Available Not Available Standard Standard Not Available

AUDIO SYSTEMS

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player and auxiliary audio input jack Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player, GPS navigation system12 with touch screen 7"-diagonal color display Not Available Not Available Optional Optional Optional
Pioneer® premium audio system:11 250-watt, nine-speaker Not Available Optional11 Optional Optional Optional
USB port13 Optional9 Standard Standard Standard Standard
SiriusXM Radio:14 with three trial months Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

WHEELS

  LS 1LT 2LT LTZ ECO
16" steel wheels with Silver-painted wheel covers Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
16" 5-spoke machined-face alloy Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available
17" 5-spoke flangeless alloy Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available
17" forged light-weight polished alloy Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
18" split 5-spoke flangeless Silver-painted alloy Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Compact spare tire and spare wheel; includes jack and lug nut wrench Standard Standard Standard Standard Optional7
Tire sealant and inflator kit Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
  • 1 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 2 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
  • 3 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See Owner's Manual for more information.
  • 4 EPA estimates.
  • 5 Requires available keyless access with keyless push-button start and available six-speed automatic transmission.
  • 6 Standard on LTZ.
  • 7 Required, available six-speed automatic transmission.
  • 8 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle.
  • 9 Requires available Connectivity Package.
  • 10 Requires available Driver Convenience Package.
  • 11 Requires available All-Star Package.
  • 12 Map coverage excludes Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
  • 13 Not compatible with all devices.
  • 14 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after three-month trial. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details.

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