Holden Cruze 2013
This is what David Morley liked most about this particular version of the Holden Cruze: Handling and ride combo., Decent interior and luggage space., Turbo petrol motors are charmers.
The 2013 Holden Cruze carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Holden Cruze is also known as the Daewoo Lacetti Premiere in markets outside Australia.
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Holden Cruze 2013 Reviews
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Holden Cruze 2013 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Holden Cruze here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Holden Cruze 2013 or 2010: Are they worth buying?
The big difference between the two Cruzes you’ve nominated is that the earlier car was built in South Korea while, from 2011 on, production moved to Holden’s Australian production facility in Adelaide where it was built alongside the Commodore. There’s a school of thought that suggests the locally-made versions would be of better build quality than the Daewoo-made version, but in reality, there’s not much in it.
That said, we’d go for the later, Australian-made car, as these had a much better range of engines from which to choose. Specifically, the locally-made Cruze could be had with a 1.4 or 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine either of which was smooth and pretty zingy. Or, you could opt for the two-litre turbo-diesel or the non-turbo 1.8-litre petrol as seen in the early, imported Cruze.
The diesel is very frugal and offers a relaxed driving experience, but the two turbo-petrol engines are the pick of the crop for smoothness and performance. The one to avoid? The non-turbo 1.8. It was breathless, noisy and generally unpleasant.
Holden Cruze 2013: Are manuals reliable?
I missed my car's service
If you missed the recommended service interval by 15,000 km – that’s like missing a whole service – then I don’t think you have any grounds on which to make a claim. The only thing you can do is to repair the engine.
Is a Holden Cruze unreliable?
It’s cars built around 2010/2011 that are the ones affected with the transmission problem, which is the most concerning one. You should be safe in buying the 2013 model, and you have done the right thing in checking the service history.
Holden Cruze 2013 Wheel size
Wheel size for the 2013 Holden Cruze will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Holden Cruze vary from 16x6.5 inches to 18x8 inches.
|Holden Cruze Model||Body Type||Front Tyre Size||Front Rim||Rear Tyre Size||Rear Rim|
|EQUIPE||Hatchback||215x50 R17||17x7 inches||215x50 R17||17x7 inches|
|CD||Hatchback||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|CD EQUIPE||Hatchback||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|SRi||Hatchback||225x50 R17||17x7 inches||225x50 R17||17x7 inches|
|EQUIPE||Sedan||215x50 R17||17x7 inches||215x50 R17||17x7 inches|
|CD||Sedan||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|EQUIPE||Sedan||215x70 R17||17x7 inches||215x70 R17||17x7 inches|
|CD EQUIPE||Sedan||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|CD||Wagon||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||205x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|CDX||Wagon||215x50 R17||17x7 inches||215x50 R17||17x7 inches|