Chevrolet Cruze likely to become the best seller in US market

Saturday 27 August 2011, 12:17 PM by Vikas Yogi

Chevrolet Cruze, one of the most popular premium sedans in the world, is all geared-up to become the largest selling car in the US market soon. The sales numbers of the Cruze are very close to its top competitors like Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra.

In the period of January to July 2011, sales of Cruze model stood at 147,620 units in American market, very close to the topper Toyota Corolla’s 154,324 units. In the month of July the sales of Chevrolet Cruze stood at 26,648 units. The sales of Cruze model are expected to further increase with the launch of a new diesel version next year.

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Chevrolet Cruze

In a recent statement, Joel Ewanick, GM’s chief marketing officer, said, “We are competitive for the first time ever. The buyers are completely different than the ones we have seen before.”

It Cruze successfully manages to become the top selling car in one of world’s largest American market, its position in the other world markets will certainly get strengthened. In India, the Cruze is performing considerably well and competing with the likes of Skoda Laura, Honda Civic, Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Corolla Altis and Renault Fluence.
Besides this, Cruze is also a well known figure in the WTCC tournaments and racing championships. It was the winner at WTCC in year 2010.