2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback has 4 model options: Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L, Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L, Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L and Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on diesel and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L runs on diesel and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback is 33 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L 32 29 38
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L 31 27 38
Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 35 30 45
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 35 29 48

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback is $2,088.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $1,063 on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L $1,950 save $1,750
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L $2,000 save $1,500
Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $2,200 save $500
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L $2,200 save $500

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback will consume in one year is 10 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L 9
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L 10
Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 10
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L 10

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Emit?

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback will emit an average of about 4,290,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 147 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback model options.

Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 1.4 L:

City MPG 29
Highway MPG 38
Combined MPG 32
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,750
Fuel Cost $1,950
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Grams of CO2 4,170,000
Trees Needed to Offset 199
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L:

City MPG 27
Highway MPG 38
Combined MPG 31
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,500
Fuel Cost $2,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 10
Grams of CO2 4,275,000
Trees Needed to Offset 204
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Automatic 9-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 30
Highway MPG 45
Combined MPG 35
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 500
Fuel Cost $2,200
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 10
Grams of CO2 4,365,000
Trees Needed to Offset 208
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 9-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 1.6 L:

City MPG 29
Highway MPG 48
Combined MPG 35
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 500
Fuel Cost $2,200
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 10
Grams of CO2 4,350,000
Trees Needed to Offset 207
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

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