The Chevrolet Cruze comes standard with a 1.4L Turbo ECOTEC® 4-cylinder engine. This engine generates 153 horsepower and can achieve 177 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with an available 6-speed automatic transmission. When equipped with this engine, you can expect an EPA-estimated 28 MPG city and 38 MPG highway.
If you want to upgrade your fuel economy, you can choose the Chevy Cruze Diesel trim that is equipped with a 1.6L Turbo-Diesel ECOTEC® 4-cylinder engine. This engine is smaller, so it produces up to 137 horsepower, but it has a 9-speed automatic transmission and an EPA-estimated 31 MPG city and 48 MPG highway.