Jan
27

Ready, Set, Cruze: 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback Revs into the New Model Year

Author JoeC    Category Hatchbacks     Tags

2017 Chevy Cruze HatchbackChevrolet officially unveiled its new 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback at the recent North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and this highly anticipated new vehicle is set to hit dealerships in the fall of 2016.

The Cruze currently reigns as Chevrolet’s best-selling car worldwide, and a forthcoming hatchback version has fans smiling.

Everything Cruze Drivers Love and More

The Cruze Hatchback gives drivers a practical, sporty option among the members of the Cruze family, still retaining the technologies and driving features consumers have enjoyed in the 2016 Cruze sedan.

The Hatchback features the same class-leading, 106.3-inch wheelbase that is found in the Cruze sedan models, adding a unique roof and rear-end structure that includes wraparound taillamps and an integrated spoiler at the top of the liftgate.

The Cruze Hatchback does not disappoint in the realm of roominess, offering 22.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 47.2 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.

You Want It, Cruze Has It

The 2017 Cruze Hatchback lineup will include LT and Premier trims as well as an RS package.

The Hatchback offers a more rigid architecture that is more than 200 pounds lighter than the previous-generation Cruze model, serving as a dynamic driving basis and also enhancing safety and efficiency.

Impressive features found on the Cruze Hatch will include:

  • More standard safety features than can be found in any compact car, including available Lane Keep Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, and Rear Park Assist
  • Segment-exclusive Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility via MyLink radio systems the and available 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Standard 1.4L turbo engine with direct injection and stop/start technologies, electric power steering, and a Z-link rear suspension (Premier models)
  • Midsize-level interior spaciousness
  • Available Teen Driver technology, which promotes safe teen driving habits and informs parents about their teenagers’ performance behind the wheel
  • Available Athens leather seating surfaces
  • Available heated front and rear seats
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available halogen projector-beam headlamps with LED lighting

Great Expectations

As drivers wait excitedly for the new Cruze Hatchback to hit dealerships in fall 2016, they can keep busy in the meantime by exploring and test driving the impressive, currently available 2016 Chevy Cruze models.

As the old saying goes, “Time flies,” and fall and the new Cruze Hatchback will be here before you know it!

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