Chevrolet’s new compact Cruze is a hit with consumers, as it was the best-selling car in the United States last month. Not only is the Cruze stylish and fun to drive, but drivers are also drawn to the compact’s competitive fuel economy. The Cruze boasts an efficient powertrain, but it’s also able to achieve as much as 42 miles per gallon because it lacks a spare tire.
“Getting rid of something as important as the spare tire wasn’t a decision we made lightly,” said Terry Connolly, GM director of Tire and Wheel Systems. “The universal implementation of tire pressure monitoring systems over the past five years has significantly reduced the likelihood that a flat tire will leave you stranded by the side of the road.”
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