DETROIT -- This is it, the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze.

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The new Cruze was unveiled tonight at a gala event at the Filmore Theater in downtown Detroit, Michigan.

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The Cruze is Chevy's mid-sized sedan, slotting in between the Malibu and the Spark here in the US.

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Powering the car will be a series of motors, starting with a 1.4-liter turbo, which will deliver 153 horsepower. This will deliver an impressive 40 mpg.

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There will also be a 1.5-liter non-turbo model, with a mere 113 horsepower.

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A 1.6-liter diesel option will be available as well, but not until the 2017 model year.

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The car continues with its four-door sedan form as before, but gains some 3 inches in length over the 2015 model year.

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However, despite the increase in length, the car will lose some 250 pounds.

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The car will feature Chevy's latest MyLink system, and OnStar will be there too, complete with a 4G LTE connection.

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Whether you're an Android or Apple lover, you'll be set here thanks to support for both Android Auto and CarPlay.

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The interior is much improved over the previous Cruze.

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Rear legroom, we're told, has benefitted the most from those extra 3 inches.

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