Chevrolet Cruze - 2013

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Overview

Models:

2013 Chevrolet Cruze LS, LT, LTZ

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

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Engines

 

1.8L DOHC I-4

1.4L turbocharged DOHC I-4

Displacement
(cu. in. / cc):

110 / 1796

83.2 / 1364

Bore and stroke
(in. / mm):

3.17 x 3.47 / 80.5 x 88.2

2.85 x 3.25 / 72.5 x 82.6

Block material:

cast iron

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

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*

138 / 103 @ 4900*

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

125 / 170 @ 3800*

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

EPA-est. fuel economy (city / hwy):

25 / 36 (manual)
22 / 35 (automatic)

26 / 38 (LT, LTZ)
28 / 42 (Eco manual)
26 / 39 (Eco automatic)

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Transmissions

 

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

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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 (LT, LTZ)

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 (feet / meters):

35.7 / 10.9: touring
36.4 / 11.1: sport

Steering ratio:

15.5:1

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Brakes

Type:

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

Brake rotor diameter – front (in. / mm):

10.8 / 276 vented; single-piston w/steel caliper

Brake rotor diameter – rear (in. / mm):

10.5 / 268 solid; single-piston w/steel caliper

Drum size (in. / mm):

10.5 x 0.5 / 268 x 12

Total swept area (cu cc; pad area):

front: 39.8

rear: 34.3

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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

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in. / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in. / mm):

181.0 / 4597

Overall width (in. / mm):

70.7 / 1796

Overall height (in. / mm):

58.1/ 1476

Track width front (in. / mm):

60.7 / 1544

Track width rear (in. / mm):

61.3 / 1558

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

Trailer towing maximum (lb. / kg):

1000 / 454 (towing not recommended on Eco)

Fuel tank (gal. / L):

15.6 / 59.0 (LS, LT, Eco with automatic trans., LTZ) 12.6 / 47.7 (Eco with manual trans.)

Cooling system (qt. / L):

1.8L: (4.75 / 4.5)
1.4L: (4.25 / 4.0)

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Capacities

Trailer towing maximum (lb. / kg):

1000 / 454 (towing not recommended on Eco)

Fuel tank (gal. / L):

15.6 / 59.0 (LS, LT, Eco with automatic trans., LTZ) 12.6 / 47.7 (Eco with manual trans.)

Cooling system (qt. / L):

1.8L: (4.75 / 4.5)
1.4L: (4.25 / 4.0)

*SAE certified.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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