27 May '13, 2pm

Will Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Offer VW Real Competition?: For years Volkswagen has had a lock hold on the U.S. d...

Will Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Offer VW Real Competition?: For years Volkswagen has had a lock hold on the U.S. d...

For years Volkswagen has had a lock hold on the U.S. diesel passenger car market but General Motors appears poised to chip away at that with its Chevrolet Cruze Diesel. At a recent media drive even in Michigan, GM’s 2.0-liter diesel was offered without apologies or excuses to compare head-to-head against VW’s venerable Jetta TDI. Automotive News said “without really trying” its reporter averaged 43 mpg in the Chevrolet, and the car is surprisingly quiet, more powerful, he observed, and priced competitively. Previous GM diesels in the 1980s were not nearly so effective, but this time around, observers say the new Cruze’s 140 horsepower, 258 pounds feet of torque mated to the top-selling car riding on the Delta II platform may have what it takes. In fact, the Cruze diesel has already begun to accrue a track record in Europe, where it was developed. GM says it has sold more t...

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