2011 Chevrolet Cruze Consumer Review: Like the cruze, hate the MPG

2011 Chevrolet Cruze - Consumer Review

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LTZ Sedan (1.4L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automatic)

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Like the cruze, hate the MPG
By easyep on


2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


I traded in an impala for the advertised gas mileage of the cruze, I took it on a road trip to Myrtle Beach SC and averaged 31 mpg, the impala averaged 32 on the same trip on the open road. I contacted GM a number of times and was old there was nothing that could be done, took it in to a local dealership, the computer scan was normal, tried to get GM to trade it back in for another impala, no luck on that either, during this time my wife bought a new nissan versa because she drives around 150 miles per day the versa averages 38 MPG on te open road and if you use cruise control it will average 42/43 MPG. I feel GM pulled the wool over everyones eyes with the MPG on the cruze

Best Features

Plenty of power for a 4 cyclinder, sporty looks, drives and handles well, rides good for a smaller car and like most of the features on the LTZ.

Worst Features

Dont use false advertising on MPG just to sell cars, greed sometimes takes over though.
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By sdaigle
on 06/29/13 05:32 AM (PDT)

I drove both Cruze and Versa and found the Versa more comfortable to drive overall, so I bought one. No regrets and love the car. I average the same MPGs as your wife.

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