2015 Chevrolet Cruze Gets Styling, Connectivity Upgrades: 2014 New York Auto Show | Edmunds

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Gets Styling, Connectivity Upgrades: 2014 New York Auto Show


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, which gets styling and connectivity upgrades, was unveiled on Sunday ahead of the 2014 New York Auto Show.
  • The 2015 Cruze arrives at dealerships in the fall.
  • The Cruze's new exterior takes its cues from the 2014 Chevrolet Impala and Malibu.

NEW YORK The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, which gets styling and connectivity upgrades, was unveiled on Sunday ahead of the 2014 New York Auto Show.

The 2015 Cruze arrives at dealerships in the fall. Pricing was not announced.

The changes are designed to make the Cruze more competitive in a tough small-car segment that includes the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Mazda 3.

The Cruze's new exterior takes its cues from the 2014 Chevrolet Impala and Malibu. Details include LED daytime running lights on LT ant LTZ models. Several new exterior colors will be offered for 2015.

Updates to the cabin include revised cupholders that make it easier to insert and remove cups, a trunk release relocated to the center console and door switch locks relocated from the center console to the front doors.

Cruze will feature OnStar 4G LTE with an optional Wi-Fi hotspot. Other connectivity upgrades include a new Text Message Alerts feature for smartphone users with Bluetooth profile, which reads incoming texts through the vehicle's speakers and Siri Eyes Free for iPhone iOS 6 and iOS 7 users.

Edmunds says: The Chevrolet Cruze is the brand's best-selling car. Car shoppers who can afford to wait until the fall before making any final decisions may want to take a hard look at the updated Cruze.

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