Chevrolet Cruze Eco Gets Automatic Transmission

Chevrolet Cruze Eco Gets Automatic Transmission Just the Facts: GM will offer a six-speed automatic in the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco. Initially GM said only a manual would be available. Fuel economy numbers with the automatic will be released closer to launch. DETROIT — General Motors will offer the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco with a six-speed automatic transmission. This is a change from the previously announced plan to give the fuel-efficiency-slanted model a six-speed manual transmission only. Engineers working on the Cruze acknowledged to media on Friday that the car may lose a slight amount of fuel economy with the automatic. GM has been saying the Cruze Eco will get 40 mpg on the highway with the manual transmission. City mileage...

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