Chevy launched the Cruze compact sedan a few years ago in response to consumer interest in smaller, more economical cars. But this diesel version is new for 2014. Although it gets excellent fuel economy, it is also the most expensive of the Cruze models. Read full review
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The Cruze Diesel doesn't distinguish itself much in styling. Its lines are subtle and the design seems intended to remain unobtrusive. Read full review
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The 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine burns diesel, and makes 151 horsepower, but 264 pound-feet of torque. Read full review
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The Cruze Diesel uses a complex emissions cleanup system that sprays a special fluid into the exhaust, breaking down nitrogen oxide. Read full review
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For a compact sedan, the Cruze Diesel features a very deep trunk. Read full review
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Chevy fits the Cruze Diesel with its top-of-the-line interior, helping to justify the car's higher price. Read full review
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Rear seat legroom is a little tight. Read full review
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The electric power-steering system has a natural feel, and offers responsive turning. Read full review
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The tachometer shows the relatively low redline of a diesel engine. Read full review
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The MyLink interface relies on a touch screen, but most of the onscreen functions can be selected with the radio tuning knob. Owners can choose which works best for each screen. Read full review
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This icon-based format will be intuitive for smartphone owners. Read full review
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Chevy makes multiple screens available to host the icons. Unlike in the newest version of MyLink, you can't rearrange these icons. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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Bluetooth phone support comes standard, and includes full contact list integration. Read full review
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Weather data is brought in through the satellite radio feed, and displayed on the screen. Read full review
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MyLink offers a good range of digital audio sources, although the car lacks HD Radio. Read full review
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3.5 stars
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This music library interface shows up for iOS devices and USB drives plugged into the car's USB port. You can also select specific music using voice command. Read full review
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The current track screen shows album art, when available. Read full review
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The Pandora interface also shows album art and you can give a track a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Read full review
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Pandora integration lets you select from your personalized station listing. Read full review
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