Report: Next Chevrolet Cruze to get new design, will be more fuel-efficient
Chevrolet has recently revealed that it will be heavily updating the Cruze’s upcoming generation for 2015 to bring hotter competition to the compact segment.
GM’s Lordstown, Ohio plant will be handling the production by way of a $220 million investment, and roughly 4,500 workers over three daily shifts.
The Cruze has proven successful for GM as the fourth-best seller in the compact segment, however the model still spends 64 days on average on dealer lots before selling, compared to the 42 day average other models in the segment sell in, according to Edmunds.com.
Chevy plans on redesigning the interior and exterior, as well as improving fuel economy and interior storage space. While the production date for the new model is still pending, it’s likely we’ll see the new Cruze in 2014 as a 2015 model year.
– By: Alexandra Koken