2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback So, what is going on here? Here is the thing. Ahead of its debut at the North American International Auto Show, Chevy introduced the 2017 Cruze Hatchback. Taking off exactly where 2016 Cruze sedan ended up, this beauty will add numerous functionality and technology features and tons of customizable additions. Something more: the new Cruze Hatch will join Colorado and Trax model only to expand the new segments for the upcoming season. So, what does the new hatch offer?

2017 Chevrolet Cruze and its offerings

2017 Cruze comes with the well-known class-leading 106.3-inch wheelbase and restyled roof and rear-end structure. Now the body features wraparound taillamps and integrated spoiler at the top of the liftgate. This construction opens up about 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space and when the rear seats fold, this volume expands to 42 cubic feet. Sweet.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Also, the model will offer more rigid and lighter architecture for improved driving dynamics. In fact, the new Cruze is with 91 kg lighter than the predecessor and now offers even better and more responsive handling and enhanced dynamics.

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In terms of safety and utility features, the vehicle offers Lane Keep Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Park Assist. Of course, Chevy team didn't forget the connectivity and hi-tech goodies as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems, along with MyLink radio and 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

The Cruze lineup will come with 4 trim levels, L, LS, LT and Premier, along with an optional RS pack that brings special front and rear fascias, rocker panels, rear spoiler, fog lamps and for the Premier trim level - 18-inch wheels.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback will be among dealers later in 2016.

So, how do you find the latest member in the Chevrolet family?

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Source: Chevrolet