Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Makes World Debut: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Makes World Debut: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

The third variant of the world’s favorite Chevrolet has made its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The Chevrolet Cruze station wagon will join the existing sedan and hatchback which together have sold more than 1-million globally since its launch in 2009.

Unfortunately America won’t be watching creative commercials featuring the Cruze station wagon as it won’t be heading to our shores, which is why the station wagon variant is making its debut in Switzerland. Europeans will have plenty of engines to choose from: 1.6L and 1.8L gasoline engines, a 1.4L turbo gasoline, a new 1.7L diesel, and an improved 2.0L diesel. The 1.4L, 1.7L diesel, and 2.0L diesel all come with start/stop technology as standard, while all engines are Euro-5 complaint.

The station wagon measures in at 184.1 inches and is 6.5 inches longer than the hatchback variant and 3.1 inches longer than the sedan model. As expected, the exterior of the Cruze station wagon shows off a tapering single-arch roofline with Chevy reminding us that it’ll come with roof racks as standard.

GALLERY: Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon


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  • Bernard Pontones

    When will the diesel-powered Cruze station wagon be offered in the United States? If not soon, then should I order from overseas to get one?

  • Kh62755

    I had my car in the shop getting fixed. I rented a chevy cruze. Was not what I wanted. I had it a week. Definitely 5 star rating. Comfortable!!!! Excellent on gas!!!! Handling excellent!!! Roomy like a van!!! The only complaints I had was returning the car.

  • Willjr 1292

    GM Is so stupid not to make the Cruze Wagon for U.S. and also a Hard Top Convertable.They have their Head in the Wrong place.They do not have a Booth at the Auto shows to get People responces for what they want it’s what the Number crunchers want. Stupid is as Stupid Does. Ford has a wagon coming out this year. Da To GM.

  • Undisclosed

    I still have my big 1993 Taurus wagon, and love it, apart from age and rust.  I’ve owned a number of diesels over the years (Olds Custom Cruiser 9-pass wagon, VW rabbit, Merc 300TD).  All great cars, even the Olds (after new recalled engine).  Part of the reason I am still holding on to my dinosaur is that I’m holding out for something much better, namely:
    – Full size 8/9-passenger wagon (with rear-facing fold-up seat, built on sedan frame), preferably with a nice voluminous square back-end.
    – Diesel
    – Manual

    I want something big to haul stuff and people but want the ride and fuel economy of a sedan. Bring back the wagons!

    The way I use cars it will be the last one I ever buy, so I want what I want.  Till then I’ll keep driving the old girl.

  • Bringbackthewagon

    it’s a shame that none of these car manufacturers remember what a wagon actually was. A station had something called CARGO SPACE. All these reimaginings are either rebranded SUV’s or cars that are little more than glorified hatchbacks. I’d like to be able to carry more than a back-pack and half a sandwich.