17 May '11, 2pm

2012 Chevy Cruze 1.4-Liter Automatic Rated At 38 MPG Highway

2012 Chevy Cruze 1.4-Liter Automatic Rated At 38 MPG Highway

It shouldn't be a surprise, but for 2012, new car models--and revisions to existing models--are all about the gas mileage. Take Chevy, for instance. Yesterday it announced that the V-6 model of its 2012 Camaro two-door sports coupe (y'know, the one you can get with a really big, powerful V-8) would offer more horsepower and get a better highway gas mileage rating too. Today we turn to the Cruze compact sedan. It already has a Cruze Eco option that delivers 28 mpg city, 42 mpg highway when outfitted with the six-speed manual transmission. Now, for 2012, Chevy has bumped the highway mileage rating of the Cruze model with 1.4-liter engine and automatic transmission to 38 mpg, a gain of 2 highway mpg over last year's EPA ratings of 24 mpg city, 36 mpg highway for that same combination. It still doesn't quite get the 2012 Cruze up to the magic 40-mpg highway mileage level . For...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/1060103_2012-chevy-cr...

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