Chevrolet Cruze hatch revealed
4th March, 2011
The Chevrolet Cruze line-up will expand when the new hatchback
version goes on sale in Europe by mid-year. The full production model made its world premiere at the 81st
Geneva Motor Show (3rd-13th March 2011).
A show car version of Chevrolet's compact contender was shown at the Paris Motor Show last September.
The introduction of the new Cruze hatchback is critical in Europe, as Wayne Brannon, president and managing
director of Chevrolet Europe explains. "Hatchbacks play a critical role in many markets. The total compact
segment in Europe represents over a quarter of the total market, with hatchbacks representing around 65% of
"The new Cruze hatchback cements that Chevrolet's claim for a place among the mainstream brands in
Europe, and it's a vehicle that will bring new levels of value against some of the more established