In the middle class the sedan Chevrolet Cruze is Kienbaum with transverse engine and front wheel drive. World premiere of the middle class was Chevrolet at the Auto Salon in Paris in 2008, the launch in Europe followed in 2009. It replaces the models Nubira and cobalt. To select for the drive are two petrol and one diesel engine. The petrol engines with 1.6 and 1.8 liters afford 124 or 141 hp. Most performance, the 2.0-liter turbo diesel with 163 hp in the Chevrolet Cruze available. Besides notchback and hatchback model from 2012 is also available as a station wagon.