Cheap gas and a big shift toward SUVs and trucks have made it hard out there for small cars and sedans, but that doesn’t mean they’re bad. In fact, the new 2017 Chevrolet Cruze happens to be quite good—so good that Consumer Reports placed it above the segment benchmarks. And you may be surprised how cheaply you can…
1st Gear: 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Beats Out Japanese Juggernauts In Consumer Reports Award
For once, I’d like to see an American carmaker sell us an attractive, affordable, simple, and fun-to-drive compact hatch that doesn’t require a fire-breathing turbocharged engine to make it worthwhile. The Ford Fiesta ST fits the bill, but it’s kind of tiny, don’t you think?
Believe it or not, the Chevrolet Cruze hatchback looks great in person and I’m glad it exists. Will it have what it takes to battle the Mazda3?