Cruze Lands on Edmunds’ List of Best Cars for College Students

Cruze Lands on Edmunds’ List of Best Cars for College Students

2012 Chevy Cruze

It’s back-to-school time for many teens and young adults heading off to college. Student drivers seeking a safe and reliable vehicle with plenty of space and great features need look no further than the Chevrolet Cruze. The 2012 Cruze took the eighth overall spot on Edmunds’ recent Consumers’ Favorites Poll of the Best Cars for College Students.

The 2012 Chevy Cruze provides roomy interior space, excellent fuel economy, and upscale features all rolled together to create an affordable small car. The base level sedan is capable of reaching an EPA estimated 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. Standard features include auto-off headlights, auxiliary power outlet, trip computer, navigation, variable speed intermittent wipers, and keyless entry. Optional remote engine start and steering wheels controls can be added on.

For entertainment during those commutes back and forth to campus, Cruze is equipped with a CD player, satellite radio, and an MP3 player. An onboard hands-free communications system helps to cut down on distracted driving.

The safety ratings of the 2012 Cruze are unparalleled. As an IIHS Top Safety Pick, Cruze received the highest ratings possible in a frontal offset test, side impact test, rear crash protection, and roof strength test. This vehicle also received a five star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traction control, daytime running lights, and electronic stability control all come standard.

The 2012 Chevy Cruze can now be found at Bill Harris GM in Ashland. View photos and information on our current Cruze inventory by visiting us online at Come see why Cruze was chosen as one of the best cars for college students.

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