Introduced for the 2014 model year, the Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel represented GM’s first US-market oil burner in decades. Sales did not immediately take off, with deliveries remaining well below 10,000 units in the first year of availability — just two percent of overall Cruze sales.
“The Cruze Diesel is too good not to do it,” GM development head Mark Reuss told Car and Driver.
The executive also suggested there are no delays in developing Cadillac’s new diesel engines. They will quickly head to international markets, however the company has not finalized a launch window for the US.