2009 Holden Cruze – The Safest Small Car


The all new 2009 Holden Cruze is ready for sale from June this year and this is one of the best equipped and safest of small cars that ply on the roads of the US. The cute car combines five star ANCAP safety features with exceptional handling and riding fuel efficiency, and styling design. The model is available for two specified models with features like electronic stability control, six speaker CD system, six air bags, steering wheel mounted controls of music, and other features and cruise control across all ranges.

The stylish car has stylish 2009 chassis and body structure that are equipped with sophisticated technical chassis system, standard to deliver tight, confidence handling, maximum responsiveness, enhanced accident avoidance capability, and wonderful control. Such features provide maximum handling to drivers and a level of comfort while driving. More than 65% of Cruze’s unique body structure is made of high strength steel that provide the strength which provide maximum protection if there is collision. The other features enabled in the construction of the body include tailor welded blanks and materials bond at critical points for maximum yield strength and full-length frame rail that makes the car a safety cage.

Besides that the car has comfortable unique and silent environment. The exceptionally quite cabin provides a soothing ambience with acoustic thermal fiber roof liner, triple layer cycling, and composite backed carpets. According to Managing director of Holden Mark Russ this is a world class small car that delivers excellent performance, style, value for money and safety. He said, “We’re excited by the potential for Cruze in a key marketplace for Australian buyers. There are no excuses needed for this car. It has five-star safety, handles beautifully, looks great and provides high quality and low fuel usage.”

Exterior styling of the car too is superb and the long wheelbase of the Cruze make is a perfect family sedan that delivers performance of upscale mid size sedan in small price bracket.

The Holden Cruze is equipped with two engines 1.8 liter petrol and 2.0 liter diesel Turbo engines that match the choice of five speed manual or six speed automatic transmission with Active Select. The 1.8 Liter ECOTEC petrol engine produces about 104 KW of power and 176Mn of torque that is available between 2200 to 6200rpm quality drive even at low engine speeds. The 2.0 liter common rail turbo charged engine is available as CD trim and it adds another model of energy diversity in Ecoline. It is capable of producing 110 KW and 320 Nm of Torque that is available with 1750 to 3500 rpm.

It boasts of one of the most comfortable interiors that are available in small car in the market. Fit and Finish is emphasized with contoured sport seats that has dual cockpit design and house advanced integrated center panel having graphic information display. The car has generous rear passenger leg and offers head and shoulder room for space with five adult seats.