Prices begin at $20,965 (plus $875 freight) for the base LT model with a six-speed manual transmission, and $21,920 for the LT with a six-speed automatic.
The uplevel Premier model is $23,945, and comes only with the automatic.
Under the hood of the Cruze Hatch is the same turbocharged 1.4-liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine from the sedan, rated at 153 horsepower and 177 foot-pounds of torque. It’s connected to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. EPA ratings are 28 mpg city/37 highway with the LT manual or Premier automatic, and 29/38 with the LT automatic.