Second-Generation 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Reveals its New Interior in China

As you probably know, the Chevrolet Cruze has already received a second-generation model in China, where it is built locally by the Shanghai GM joint venture. Following the car’s debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April, where only the exterior was showcased, GM has now released the first interior photos.

The new Cruze features Chevrolet’s flowing signature dual-cockpit design inspired by classic sports cars like the Corvette and Camaro. Chevrolet says that doesn’t affect practicality, with the cabin being described as roomy and comfortable. The sporty theme is continued with the three-spoke multi-function leather steering wheel that is combined with a dual gauge instrument cluster.

The photos appear to depict a top-spec model, as it has leather upholstery in Saddle Brown tone – not only on the seats, but also on the lower part of the dashboard and door panels. Additionally, chrome accents are accompanied by a piano-black-trimmed center console and ice blue ambient lighting. Overall, the interior looks like an evolution of the current model’s cabin but with a more luxurious touch.

In terms of connectivity, the new Cruze features an 8-inch multi-point touch screen and the Chevrolet MyLink II system with personalized apps which allows customers to get directions, access their personal contacts, and stream music and images by connecting their smartphone via Bluetooth. The Cruze also gets voice controls to access features such as hands-free calling.

GM says interior space was expanded by optimizing its layout and structure, moving forward the cowl point, as well as adopting four wheels that extend outward and a roof curve that extends backwards. Furthermore, the engine’s reduced size helps maximize cabin space.

As spy photos have shown, the 2016 Cruze for the U.S. and other parts of the world should look very similar (if not identical) to the Chinese model, both inside and out.

By Dan Mihalascu


Interior photos of the new Chevrolet CruzeChevrolet-Cruze-China-interior-2Chevrolet-Cruze-China-interior-3 Cruze-1Cruze-2Chevrolet-Cruze-2015-0Chevrolet-Cruze-2015-3

Ferrari 488 Pista Demonstrates That McLaren’s 720S Is Not Invincible

Although not exactly direct rivals, they’re both really fast and capable around the track, so it makes for an interesting comparison.

Toyota Corolla Hatch Gets New Gear Down Under, Starts At AUD $23,335

Equipped with new safety and convenience features, the updated Corolla will arrive at Aussie dealers on November 1.

2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe Teased Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Debut

BMW is finally ready to fully embrace front-wheel drive sedans.

Hyundai And Kia Settle Class Action Lawsuits Over 2.0- And 2.4-Liter GDI Engines

The settlement covers approximately 4.1 million vehicles in the United States.

Audi Grounds Their Flying Car Project

The company has suspended work on the project and is reviewing their partnership with Airbus.

Pimp Your 2020 Chrysler Pacifica With Official Red S Edition Package For $3,995

The Red S Edition package is available for 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Limited gas and hybrid models and focuses mostly on the interior.

Morris Commercial Teases Their Carbon Fiber-Bodied Electric Delivery Van

The upcoming model draws inspiration from the 1950’s Morris J-type van.

Buick Puts Bigger Battery Into China’s Velite 6 EV, Extends Range To 255 Miles

The new version of Buick’s EV gains an 148 HP electric motor and a 52.5 kWh battery pack, which extends its range by 68 miles.

Jeep Gladiator XMT Unveiled As A Light Tactical Military Truck

The Gladiator XMT could go into production during the second half of next year.

Hyundai Nexo And Tucson FCVs Have Racked Up Over 8.4 Million Miles In The U.S.

Despite not selling in high numbers, mainly due to the limited refueling infrastructure, the two models have covered a distance equal to 17 round-trip journeys to the surface of the Moon.