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To those who currently have a 2013 Cruze with the new OEM backup camera or have at least tested it out, I wanted to know what you think of it and its quality?! How is the camera quality overall? Is color true? Is pixel good?... because from the pics I have seen (Google), the quality looks sub par from what the other newer chevy automobiles have.

Already from what I saw, the Cruze's backup camera doesnt have the guidance lines (unless you can cut them on in a features menu?) which I think is ridiculous especially because from what I have seen the newer 2012 and 2013 Chevy/Buick (malibu/verano) releases that have the backup camera have the guidance lines and I'm scratching my head trying to figure out why the Cruze's would be different?

I don't want to jump to negative conclusions about the Cruze's backup camera but I really hope chevy just didn't throw some poor quality backup camera that's no better then some cheap aftermarket camera on the Cruze to simply try to appease and get more money out of potential buyers like myself that desired more tech/safety features.

Any thoughts, reviews?
 

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Picture quality is good but the color quality Isn't that good very bland colors.
Thanks 2013! Unfortunately, I figured as much from the few google pictures ive seen but I figured I ask anyway. Too bad this backup camera isnt anything to really write home about. Do you have any idea if there is a option in the features menu to cut on/off guidance lines at all? Thanks!
 

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Thanks 2013! Unfortunately, I figured as much from the few google pictures ive seen but I figured I ask anyway. Too bad this backup camera isnt anything to really write home about. Do you have any idea if there is a option in the features menu to cut on/off guidance lines at all? Thanks!
From what time I played around with setting I'd have to say no. Also if you were wondering about the enhanced safety package it's lights on the mirrors that light up when it senses cars in your blinds spots no beeps at all.
 

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From what time I played around with setting I'd have to say no. Also if you were wondering about the enhanced safety package it's lights on the mirrors that light up when it senses cars in your blinds spots no beeps at all.
Oh okay, bummer! Also I guess just having a light flash up is okay but a optional beep to accompany the light would be nice too. No option for a beep in the menu setting?
 

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Oh okay, bummer! Also I guess just having a light flash up is okay but a optional beep to accompany the light would be nice too. No option for a beep in the menu setting?
No there's not you just have to pay attention to your mirrors when they sense a car in your blind spot it lights up in orange and stays lit up till the car is out of range. But the negative thing about is you have to pay more attention to your mirrors than your use to doing at least I think anyway.
 

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No there's not you just have to pay attention to your mirrors when they sense a car in your blind spot it lights up in orange and stays lit up till the car is out of range. But the negative thing about is you have to pay more attention to your mirrors than your use to doing at least I think anyway.
Oh okay, got cha! So any answers yet on how to post your pictures/videos?
 

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The Verano has the enhanced safety package for 2013 to but don't know if it's the same or a little more advanced.
 

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I hope you're kidding! I have been following this forum and dreaming of buying the cruze for about as long as its been in the states! To suggest for me to buy a Verano to me is blasphemous (check the profile), lol!

The base Verano still doesn't have all the features I would want although the rear view camera is standard and it resembles the Cruze in a few areas. Going to the convenience package Verano is too expensive and besides, the Verano really isn't my style. Maybe if I was in my 40's or something but I'm only 26 and the Cruze is my dream car!
 

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I hope you're kidding! I have been following this forum and dreaming of buying the cruze for about as long as its been in the states! To suggest for me to buy a Verano to me is blasphemous (check the profile), lol!

The base Verano still doesn't have all the features I would want although the rear view camera is standard and it resembles the Cruze in a few areas. Going to the convenience package Verano is too expensive and besides, the Verano really isn't my style. Maybe if I was in my 40's or something but I'm only 26 and the Cruze is my dream car!
Was kind of kidding lol maybe chevy will improve the camara quality later in the model year.
 

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Want to improve the quality of what you see? Look out the back window.


To upload pictures, there's a little picture icon - 3rd over to the right from the smiley. Click it, then upload your image to the site. Video links will have to be through Youtube or Photobucket or the like.
 

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Want to improve the quality of what you see? Look out the back window.


To upload pictures, there's a little picture icon - 3rd over to the right from the smiley. Click it, then upload your image to the site. Video links will have to be through Youtube or Photobucket or the like.
Thanks I'll have to give it a try.
 

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Yupp, either way I guess it won't change anything, you've bought the 2013 cruze right? Also how is the camera at twilight/night time?
I took a 3 year lease this time 10$ less than I was paying a month for my 2012 LTZ. Picture at night is well lit and very clear just the color of everything is very light no matter what time of day.

The color is better on my I phone 4.
 
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