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Sampling Chevy's New Overseas-Only Wonder Wagon
Since it came on the scene in 2009, General Motors' first truly global modern-day product, the Chevrolet Cruze
, has become the company's best seller. Over 1.5 million deliveries - admittedly 46 percent to rental fleets, 12 percent to company car fleets and 42 percent as private purchases - have helped firmly establish the Cruze in people's minds worldwide.
And we've really liked our Cruze experiences so far. It won't necessarily win all the comparison battles going head-to-head with competitors (it did win one of ours - Ed
), but it could well win the whole sales war, which is ultimately the best sign of a well-done mass-produced small car when it carries a Chevrolet Bowtie.
We've had drives aplenty in the original four-door sedan, and in 2011 we tooled around in the five-door hatch. Now it's the station wagon's chance to impress us. Besides the Cruze wagon's above-average load lugging credentials for everyday practicality, this li'l Chevy is important enough to warrant the simultaneous launch of a new range of turbo-diesel engines as well as the Euro-launch of the 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline four-cylinder we've had from the start. The packages we tested definitely take the Cruze's game up a notch or two.Continue reading 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon
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