Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    3:58 AM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Cruzing in a Chevy turbo diesel Back to Topics
skinsfan125
Champion Author
Virginia

Posts:2,742
Points:698,215
Joined:Jul 2010
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:44:32 PM

Good news came out of the Chicago Auto Show today for fans of the Bowtie brand and proponents of diesel engines. For the first time in many years, General Motors will be offering a diesel engine in a passenger car sold in North America. It will be available this summer in the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze.
Visit autonet.ca for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
NightRider
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:2,769
Points:152,855
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 2:47:56 PM

Bearcat500 & virostek - Please explain. What is OK?
Bearcat500
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:11,922
Points:2,115,650
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 8:32:17 AM

OK
virostek
Veteran Author Virginia

Posts:423
Points:90,285
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 7:06:40 AM

OK.
heydano67
Champion Author California

Posts:2,707
Points:1,052,290
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 3:32:03 AM

might need to check it out
52MPG
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:10,521
Points:2,522,575
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 3:15:19 AM

I will pass.
remay
Champion Author Houston

Posts:10,011
Points:2,888,590
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 11:29:12 PM

I guess it depends on your opinion about it being "good" news...
hrtdi
Champion Author Vermont

Posts:3,859
Points:878,660
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:44:49 PM

good thing. But GM prove yourself with a diesel in north america before stating that your 2.0 is better than VW's jetta...
335d1
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:5,648
Points:1,507,795
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:26:07 PM

Go diesel!
BigTruc
Champion Author Memphis

Posts:1,410
Points:1,285,085
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 11:48:04 AM

Diesel's are strong.
ClarkSC
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:6,021
Points:1,783,450
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 8:21:28 AM

Are you kidding? No one will buy a Chevy diesel.
Piper0072
Champion Author Rochester

Posts:3,360
Points:1,132,915
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 7:31:23 AM

I would be "all in" for clean diesel if fuel taxes in New York didn't make the cost of it prohibitive.
Bussman
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:8,215
Points:2,033,160
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:02:57 AM

Love the turbo diesel but the price of diesel fuel needs to come down.
Yooperheart
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:7,195
Points:1,309,175
Joined:Feb 2010
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 1:32:03 AM

To late for this auto, dead before it hits the streets.
kkimes
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:2,574
Points:2,184,665
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 1:04:02 AM

"But will it have a three pedal option we can order?"

Why, so you can peddle faster? (grin)
Jayburt
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:4,071
Points:665,030
Joined:Jun 2009
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 1:03:06 AM

Since they use super mileage clean diesel technology in Europe for many years its about time it got back to us
MAC48
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:3,937
Points:1,488,735
Joined:Dec 2006
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:42:42 AM

It would be nice to see a diesel and a diesel-hybrid engine option available for GM's SUVs and pickups.
Amplion
Champion Author Oregon

Posts:10,157
Points:2,618,820
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:33:52 AM

One more reason why GM & UAW are both on the way out !!!!
jl1rp
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:5,306
Points:1,131,880
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 11:47:47 PM

But will it have a three pedal option we can order?
Night Owl
Champion Author Toronto

Posts:10,720
Points:2,563,480
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 9:47:40 PM

Let's see the reviews when it comes out later.
YaBassa
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:5,703
Points:1,301,350
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 7:28:15 PM

I like the Cruze, but no diesel for me. The diesel option is too expensive and diesel fuel is $4.20-4.50/gallon around here
PathfinderSC
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:12,899
Points:2,597,810
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 6:33:27 PM

No thanks.
Tacodan
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:4,884
Points:1,379,880
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 5:54:33 PM

no GM for me..............
BurntOrange
Champion Author Austin

Posts:12,098
Points:2,331,050
Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 5:06:10 PM

chick magnet
JDchefF
Champion Author Lancaster

Posts:1,509
Points:332,895
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 5:02:09 PM

With diesel prices over $4.00, it is not worth the price. Need to get the mpg up and price for the car down.
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:63,986
Points:3,156,045
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:56:50 PM

just more gm dung
rcornel
Champion Author San Diego

Posts:2,556
Points:860,290
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:31:56 PM

Cool
tnfran
Champion Author Arizona

Posts:7,556
Points:1,605,340
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:12:55 PM

Article states 5.6L / 100 km = 42 mpg. Not all that great since diesel is much more expensive than reg gas.
Ply440GTX
Champion Author Kansas

Posts:1,825
Points:454,995
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:07:35 PM

*YAWN*
ss70
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:13,596
Points:2,611,395
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:48:59 PM

Premium doesnt make it viable economically
csblesson
Champion Author Texas

Posts:3,720
Points:1,066,995
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:45:53 PM

Good for them
hpmossii
Veteran Author Pennsylvania

Posts:295
Points:751,000
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:33:47 PM

"Chevy also says Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel will deliver an estimated 5.6L/100 km on the highway." What is that in MPG?
whatif81
All-Star Author San Antonio

Posts:810
Points:356,065
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:27:17 PM

sounds good, but diesel prices are pretty high.
mastermariner
Champion Author Texas

Posts:13,347
Points:1,249,990
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:27:16 PM

One way to go
ddor
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:1,415
Points:889,435
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 3:19:12 PM

good for them
bullfrog42
All-Star Author Texas

Posts:982
Points:251,460
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:49:17 PM

ok
Mystikal1
Veteran Author Akron

Posts:399
Points:1,320,305
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:49:01 PM

Nice car but no diesels for me as their pump prices are already well over $4 a gallon.
borodin
Veteran Author Montreal

Posts:408
Points:42,280
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:47:25 PM

ok
skinsfan125
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:2,742
Points:698,215
Joined:Jul 2010
Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:45:08 PM

not bad.
Post a reply Back to Topics