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  1. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hi everyone. I recently purchased a 2012 Cruze LS with an automatic transmission with only 16,500 miles. The car was purchased from the original owner, and it was only driven around 3000 miles a year. Anyways, the car seems to shift strangely at lower speeds. A lag between first and second...
  2. Gen2 Powertrain
    Need some advice here. I performed my first oil change at 7,500 miles and used Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5W-30 + OEM GM oil filter about 2 months ago. I drive a lot and because I am about to hit 14,300 miles, the time has come to research other Dexos 2 approved synthetic oils and possibly switch...
  3. Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    Hey all. I am coming up on my service for 97,500 miles and I am hoping for any input for other work that may be beneficial to be preformed that is not stated in the owners manual. The reason for this is that I use my car for work and downtime is not good at all and with the CTD's being newer and...
  4. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I'm brand new to this forum, and brand new to the Cruze. I just picked up a 2012 Eco about 2 days ago from a non-GM dealership to save on MPGs while traveling over the summer. Check engine light was on, but hey, it can't be that bad right? ;) I found this forum thanks to Google...
  5. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Turbo destroyed after 40,500 Miles (Water pump too!)- Warranty & Oil Change advice 2012 Cruze 1LT 1.4 40,500 Miles. All recall items done, oil changed as reminded by Car's Oil life system. Hello all- I haven't posted in, like, forever- so if this has been covered- pardon the repeat. This is...
  6. Gen1 Diesel Fuel Economy
    From the DIC my best has been 45.0 mpg for 500 miles. Average is about 43.5 i would guess.
  7. General Discussion
    Bluetooth keeps losing my Iphone 5s phone book....so when it happens I reset the the bluetooth connection again and it loads the phone book... but after a day or so the phone book won't load again although the phone is still connected. ???
  8. General Discussion
    Hi guys, I have a 2011 Cruze with 45,000 miles. As far as I know, all the recall are caught up. Also, I have kept to the GM Maintenance schedule. The car runs great and there are no dash lights on, but my RPM at idle bounces around a few hundres rpms and feels rough. I bout to take it on a 2,000...
  9. Titan Synthetics
    AMSOIL Series 500 & Series 600 Brake Fluid Overview AMSOIL offers two brake fluids, both of which are compatible with the Cruze. These are the Series 500 and Series 600. The Series 500 is labeled as a DOT3 fluid, while the Series 600 is a DOT4 fluid. Ordering You can order AMSOIL brake fluid...
  10. Cruze Vehicle Sales
    FS 2013 Cruze 1Lt 6 speed manual 16,500 obo For Sale I have a 2013 Cruze in cyber grey metallic with black cloth seats. 27,000mi 1.4t with 6 speed manual, power moon roof, power drivers seat, Mylink, backup camera and the Pioneer 9 speaker sound system. I will also include Weather tech floor...
  11. Fuel Economy
    Lately I notice that my display seems to be displaying some erratic behavior, particularly on the 500 mile avg. It will made large jumps of 0.5 mpg up or down in literally a few hundred feet of driving. When it happens a tenth, then another a few seconds later, then another, and another, etc...
  12. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Here goes, my first ever UOA. Mobil 1 5W-30 SN in a 2012 Cruze Eco MT, 1.4L Turbo, from April to December 2013 Eastern Ontario, Canada, climate. 12,000 km (~7,500 mi) on the oil, in service from 16,800 km to 28,800 km (~17,900 mi) at time of change. OLM read 35% oil life remaining, suggesting a...
  13. General Discussion
    Get you some of that!! :D Wish me luck! Sent from my Note 3
  14. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    For five days in the sun, the night and the rain at speeds up to 68 mph, I've done highway, I've done residential and I've done stop-and-go traffic for 500 miles in my Cruze Diesel. Ive also driven it back-to-back with my DTS. Here are my impressions: It is comfortable and capable. It is fun...
  15. General Discussion
    I read somewhere that this person wished he could get 500 miles on a tank of fuel.. I just came back from a 1500 mile trip.. I would have no problem getting that kind of milage.. Most of my miles were on turnpike at 60 mph. My next trip will be to south Texas.. Will run it at 70 mph and report...
  16. Fuel Economy
    Since getting the 50mpg/50miles achievement (not really an achievement but if you can't get it higher it's time to move on to the next challenge), I have switched my 50 miles range to 500 miles. I am currently at a high of 42.1 MPG/500miles. Curious as to where some of you guys are at with this...
  17. General Discussion
    Im not sure if anyone has posted this before in the past but here it is. According to a website called Eco2Driving.com a 2011 cruze eco holds a record for the US 48 contiguous states lowest fuel consumption for a gasoline world record. Here are some of the details August 1st – 22nd Driving...
  18. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hi. Every one. Please help. 2012 eco mt. bought on 29Nov2012. 1,500 miles. changed oil two days ago. Filter+Mobil 1 5w-30 synthetic. Today I have check engine light on.:angry: The code is P0171. What the possible cause? If I take the car to the dealer, could I take it to the dealer near my...
  19. General Discussion
    My father is test driving one today. I was pushing him to go with the Eco for fuel economy, but he really likes the price on this...fuel savings aside, what would you guys do? They have 2012 Eco's for $19,500. He doesn't mind driving a manual, he has a 1992 Silverado with nearly 500k miles on...
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