Chevy is pushing its Cruze sedan into hybrid mileage territory – but without the battery.
The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel model has just gotten a 52 mpg highway mileage rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That is handily the highest rating for any non-hybrid or plug-based model on the road and compares favorably with a number of similarly sized hybrid models.
“Chevrolet is dedicated to offering customers a wide range of propulsion options,” said Steve Majoros, director of Chevrolet marketing, in a statement highlight the EPA numbers. “We know there are customers looking for the right combination of fuel efficiency, driving dynamics, fuel type and more. With the EPA-estimated 52-mpg highway Cruze Diesel Sedan, they can get it all.” (more…)