Performance Capabilities of the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback


There are plenty of options out there in the compact car segment, but for those looking for some extra style, versatility, and technology, the all-new 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback proves to be a top pick. Now available at your Cincinnati area Chevy dealer, the Cruze Hatchback also serves up a very strong performance for a vehicle in this segment thanks to its sophisticated turbocharged engine and available stop/start technology. Take a tour of the powertrain and drivetrain on the Chevy Cruze Hatchback to see what it can do on the road, and get a taste for its performance for yourself at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

Engine Output


Under the hood of the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback, you’ll find a turbocharged 1.4L inline-four engine. This engine serves a confident output of 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, both of which are impressive numbers for a vehicle in the compact car segment with an MSRP from only $21,240.

Transmission Options

If you go with the Chevy Cruze Hatchback, you’ll have a couple of different transmission options to choose from on the other end of the powertrain. The LT trim comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, while the Premier trim comes standard with a six-speed automatic. You can also upgrade to the automatic transmission on the LT trim if you’d like.

Fuel Economy


With the six-speed manual transmission, the Chevy Cruze gets an EPA-estimated 39 mpg highway and 28 mpg city. Go with the six-speed automatic and those numbers jump slightly to an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway and 30 mpg city. On the automatic transmission, you’ll also get an automatic engine stop/start technology that turns off the engine when the vehicle is idling and turns it back on as soon as you put your foot on the gas.

Get Behind the Wheel of the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

For those in the market for a compact hatchback that delivers an ideal combination of power and fuel economy, the 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback deserves your attention. If you add to that this model’s versatile passenger and cargo configurability, its impressive lineup of advanced technologies, and the high quality materials in the cabin, then it’s clear why people are choosing this model for their next vehicle. If you’re ready to find out more about the Chevy Cruze Hatchback, visit us at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY, just a short drive south of Cincinnati over the state border. Contact us online or give us a call at (855) 977-0189 if you have any questions!