The debut of the Chevrolet Cruze occurred in 2008. The first to appear was a sedan, followed by a hatchback and a station wagon. These cars are familiar to Russians – “Kruzes” were also sold in our country. In 2015 there was a change of generations, but even then the popularity of the model began to decline. As a result, there was a reduction in the geography of sales. The only market for the Cruz is South America, but even here production and sales of the sedan and hatchback will soon cease: they promise to launch the conveyor belt before the end of the year, which will increase production of the Chevrolet. Tracker crossover, which is exported. According to the rules of the auto industry, spare parts for Chevrolet “Cruisers” will be produced in the next ten years.
The Chevrolet Cruze is selling very poorly. For example, if we take Brazil, in May of this year only 171 cars were sold there. This is 7.3 times worse than last year’s result: in May 2022, 1,250 family cars were sold. Since the beginning of the year, 632 units of the Chevrolet Cruze have been sold in Brazil (almost 86% less).
The Chevrolet Cruze sedan and hatchback are available with a 1.4-liter bi-fuel four-cylinder turbo engine (150 hp on gasoline, 153 hp on ethanol), combined with a 6-band “automatic”.