2012 Chevrolet Cruze

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Models:

2012 Chevrolet Cruze

Body style / driveline:

Four-door, 5-passenger front-engine transaxle; front-wheel-drive compact car

Construction:

Steel body frame integral (unibody) with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO) bumper fascias

Manufacturing location:

Lordstown, Ohio

Key competitors:

Toyota Corolla; Honda Civic; Ford Focus; Hyundai Elantra; Nissan Sentra


Engine

 

1.8L DOHC I-4
(LUW)

1.4L turbocharged DOHC I-4
(LUJ)

Displacement (cc / cu in):

1796 / 110

1364 / 83.2

Bore and stroke (mm / in):

80.5 x 88.2 / 3.17 x 3.47

72.5 x 82.6 / 2.85 x 3.25

Block material:

Cast iron

Cast iron

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, double continuously cam phaser intake and exhaust (DCVCP)

Overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, double continuously cam phaser intake and exhaust (DCVCP)

Ignition system:

Individual coil on plug

Individual coil on plug

Fuel delivery:

Sequential multi-port fuel injectors with electronic throttle control

Sequential multi-port fuel injectors with electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

10.5:1

9.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

138 / 103 @ 6300 (est.)

138 / 103 @ 4900 (est.)

Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

125 / 168 @ 3800 (est.)

148 / 200 @ 1850 (automatic)
148 / 200 @ 2500 (manual)

Recommended fuel:

Regular unleaded

Regular unleaded

Max engine speed (rpm):

6500

6500

Emissions controls:

Close-coupled catalytic and underfloor converters; Quick-Sync 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast light-off O2 sensor

Close-coupled and underfloor catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast light-off O2 sensor

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

auto: 31 / 50 / 37
man: 34 / 52 / 41

LT / LTZ:
auto: 36 / 54 / 43
man: 36 / 54 / 43
ECO:
auto: 37 / 56 / 43
man: 39 / 61 / 47

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

auto: 9.2 / 5.6 / 7.6
man: 8.2 / 5.4 / 6.9

LT / LTZ:
auto: 7.8 / 5.2 / 6.6
man: 7.8 / 5.2 / 6.6
ECO:
auto: 7.7 / 5.0 / 6.5
Man: 7.2 / 4.6 / 6.0


Transmission

 

M32 6-speed manual (1.8L)

M32 6-speed manual (1.4L turbo ECO)

M32 6-speed manual (1.4L turbo)

Hydra-Matic 6T40 6-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

 

 

     First:

3.82

4.27

4.27

4.58

     Second:

2.16

2.16

2.53

2.96

     Third:

1.47

1.30

1.47

1.91

     Fourth:

1.07

0.96

1.07

1.44

     Fifth:

0.87

0.74

0.87

1.00

     Sixth:

0.74

0.61

0.74

0.74

     Reverse:

3.54

3.82

3.82

2.94

     Final drive:

3.94

3.83

3.83

3.53


Chassis / Suspension


Front:

Independent, MacPherson strut-type with side-loaded strut modules, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings.

Rear:

Specifically adapted compound crank (torsion beam) with double-walled, U-shaped profile at the rear, Z-link, except on Eco with manual transmission

Traction control:

All-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention

Steering type:

Rack-mounted electric power steering

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.7

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (f / m):

33.7 / 10.3

Steering ratio:

15.5:1


Brakes

Type:

Power front disc, rear drum w/ESC (std.)
Power 4-wheel disc w/ESC (opt.)

Brake rotor diameter (mm / in):

front:
276 / 10.8; vented; single-piston w/steel calliper
rear:
268/ 10.5; solid; single-piston w/steel calliper

Drum size (mm / in):

268 x 12 / 10.5 x 0.5

Total swept area (cm^2; pad area):

front:
39.84 cm^2
rear:
34.3 cm^2


Wheels / Tires


Wheel size and type:

16-inch steel (std. LS)
16-inch alloy (std. on 1LT)
17-inch alloy (std. on 2LT)
17-inch forged alloy (std. on Eco)
18-inch alloy (std. on LTZ)

Tires:

16-inch: 215/60R16 ALS
17-inch: 215/55R17 ALS (Eco)
17-inch: 225/50R17 ALS
18-inch: 225/45R18 ALS


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

2685 / 105.7

Overall length (mm / in):

4597 / 181.0

Overall width (mm / in):

1796 / 70.7

Overall height (mm / in):

1476 / 58.1

Track width (mm / in):

front:
1544 / 60.7
rear:
1558 / 61.3

Curb weight (lb. / kg):

3093 / 1403 (1.8L with manual)
3082 / 1398 (1.8L with automatic)
3126 / 1418 (1.4L with automatic – LT)
3143 / 1426 (1.4L with automatic – 2LT)
3155 / 1431 (1.4L with automatic – LTZ)
3011 / 1366 (1.4L with manual – ECO)
3102 / 1407 (1.4L with automatic – ECO)

 

Interior


Headroom (mm / in):

front:
998/ 39.3
rear:
963 / 37.9

Legroom (mm / in):

front:
1074 / 42.3
rear:
899 / 35.4

Shoulder room (mm / in):

front:
1391 / 54.7
rear:
1369 / 53.9

Hip room (mm / in):

1346.2 / 53.0


Capacities

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb):

454/ 1000 (towing not recommended on Eco)

Passenger volume (L / cu ft) :

95 / 2690

Cargo volume (L / cu ft):

15.4 / 436

Fuel tank (L / imp. gal.):

59.0 / 13.0 (LS, LT, Eco with automatic trans., LTZ)
47.4 / 10.4 (Eco with manual trans.)

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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