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1st Gear: The Cruze Gets Better Mileage Than We Thought
We called the Chevy Cruze Diesel a "42 MPG oil-sipper you can afford" when it debuted officially. We were wrong. It's a 46 MPG (highway) oil-sipper you can afford.