The best way to make sure your Chevrolet Cruze is running smoothly and efficiently is by replacing the spark plugs. The best spark plugs for Chevrolet Cruze are those that can withstand high temperatures, have a long life span, and are relatively easy to install.
Whether you have just purchased a Chevrolet Cruze or have owned one for years, it is important to replace your old spark plug with a newer model every so often to keep your engine running smoothly. The best time to do this is after 60K miles or 4-5 years of use. You may be wondering what makes these best spark plugs? Well, here are some things that make them stand out from others:
1) They last longer than other models
2) They produce less heat and thus cause less wear on the vehicle’s components (i.e., they reduce friction).
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Chevy Cruze Spark Plugs
|Info/Engine||1.8L 4-cyl Engine LUW Flex||1.4L 4-cyl Engine [B] LUV Turbo|
|OEM spark plug gap||0.027″ (0.68mm)||0.027″ (0.68mm)|
|Change interval||97,500 miles||60,000 miles|
|Best spark plug||NGK 95609 IFR6Z7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug||NGK 91039 IFR7X7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug|
|Popular choice||Pulstar IBE1H Iridium PlasmaCore Plug||Denso 5310 IK22 Iridium Power Spark Plug|
|Info/Engine||1.8L 4-cyl Engine LWE|
|OEM spark plug gap||0.027″ (0.68mm)|
|Change interval||97,500 miles|
|Best spark plug||NGK 95609 IFR6Z7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug|
|Popular choice||NGK 6418 BKR6EIX Iridium IX Spark Plug|
2016 2017 2018 2019 Chevy Cruze Spark Plugs
|Info/Engine||1.4L 4-cyl Engine M LE2 Turbo||1.6L 4-cyl Engine LH7 Diesel Turbo|
|OEM spark plug gap||0.028″ (0.71mm)||–|
|Change interval||60,000 miles||–|
|Best spark plug||NGK 91970 ILNAR8B7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug||–|
|Popular choice||NGK 91970 ILNAR8B7G Laser Iridium Spark Plug||–|
The Chevrolet Cruze comes standard with a 1.4L Turbo ECOTEC® 4-cylinder engine that produces 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It also includes a 6-speed automated transmission, which is optional on the 2LT model. You can expect an EPA-estimated 28 MPG city and 38 MPG highway when this engine is paired with your vehicle.
The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is the most efficient diesel vehicle in America, according to the EPA. The 1.6L Turbo-Diesel ECOTEC® 4-cylinder engine guarantees a fuel efficiency of up to 31 miles per gallon in city driving and up to 48 mpg on highways.