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2011--2015 Chevrolet Cruze - 2016 Cruze Limited - 1.4L Turbo Advantage

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TRIFECTA presents: Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T MY2011--2016 Cruze Limited Calibration (December 2015 Update) Specific power increases of up to +51 ft-lbs and +44 WHP peak to a completely stock Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T.
The TRIFECTA powertrain recalibration for the Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T blends class leading all-around performance with improved fuel efficiency.
For those vehicles with automatic transmissions: All TRIFECTA Powertrain Recalibrations include updated automatic transmission calibrations which provide smoother shifting, improved shift times, and improved shifting logic vs previous calibration revisions; updated featuresets include rolling anti-lag and 300 percent faster shifts than stock.
For those vehicles with manual transmissions: All TRIFECTA Powertrain Recalibrations offer "no lift shift", allowing the driver to shift the transmission at lightning quick speeds without losing turbocharger boost. The shift is executed as normally, with the clutch, but the accelerator is held to the floor to retain full boost.
With the current generation of TRIFECTA's flash loader solutions and the TRIFECTA Transparency featureset, when flashing your vehicle, the TRIFECTA flash loader does not increment the ECM write counter or increment entries in the flash history.
With the December 2015 update, TRIFECTA Driver Selectable Vehicle Modes, version 2 (DSVM II) is included. Select between SPORT and STOCK mode, on the fly with the cruise control arming switch. Cruise control system functionality is completely retained and unaffected by DSVM II.
In SPORT mode, the vehicle responds much more quickly to accelerator input. Automatic transmission shift patterns are optimized for maximum performance and responsiveness. During "everyday" driving manuevers, the vehicle feels very much like it did from the factory, but rolling into the pedal quickly reveals a vehicle that wants to GO. Attentive, but without being "twitchy", power delivery is linear and transmission shifts are purposeful. The vehicle produces maximum TRIFECTA power!
In STOCK mode, the vehicle behaves just like it did from the factory, under all driving conditions!
The Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T TRIFECTA powertrain recalibration delivers more than 130 horsepower per liter and more than 140 ft-lbs per liter – powering a fuel efficient vehicle whose drivers are more inclined to use it while ensuring critical powertrain reliability. Enhancements made to the Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T Ecotec engine software to withstand the added stresses include:
Extended testing of more than 100,000 miles with 100 hrs + of wide open throttle testing
Powertrain calibration has been tested and validated for various environments, such as cold/heat, elevation, and variations in fuel quality
Octane Adaptive construct enables multi-phased timing tables: Five distinct timing tables replace the OE GM implementation of high/low octane tables
Multi-dimensional Airflow Coefficient tables, adds air pressure bias and knock history overlay for enhanced accuracy in boost scenarios
Virtualized torque prediction coefficients recalculation model added
Airflow based commanded fuel ratio strategies added
Multi-stage knock sensor decay and recovery rate tables added
TRIFECTA ECP.MK2 (Hybrid Speed Density) support and constructs added
The TRIFECTA Advantage Calibration is meant for 100% stock vehicles. No individualizations or support for parts that do not function on factory calibration (if you have such modifications, be sure to check with us prior to placing order). No remote tuning.
Additional information:
-This powertrain calibration includes a TRIFECTA powertrain calibration file specific to your vehicle and includes a flash loader device
-Premium fuel is recommended for maximum power output, but not required
-Advertised gains are quoted as 'up to' and may be less for a vehicle operated at altitudes higher than near sea level.
-Powertrain calibrations currently exist for the US, CA, EU, RUS/CIS, MEC, and Asia areas, with more regions to follow.
Automotive Press:
Autoguide - TRIFECTA Performance Gives us a Reason to Want a Chevrolet Cruze
 
 


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About 2011--2015 Chevrolet Cruze - 2016 Cruze Limited - 1.4L Turbo Advantage

TRIFECTA presents: Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T MY2011--2016 Cruze Limited Calibration (December 2015 Update) Specific power increases of up to +51 ft-lbs and +44 WHP peak to a completely stock Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T.

The TRIFECTA powertrain recalibration for the Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T blends class leading all-around performance with improved fuel efficiency.

For those vehicles with automatic transmissions: All TRIFECTA Powertrain Recalibrations include updated automatic transmission calibrations which provide smoother shifting, improved shift times, and improved shifting logic vs previous calibration revisions; updated featuresets include rolling anti-lag and 300 percent faster shifts than stock.

For those vehicles with manual transmissions: All TRIFECTA Powertrain Recalibrations offer "no lift shift", allowing the driver to shift the transmission at lightning quick speeds without losing turbocharger boost. The shift is executed as normally, with the clutch, but the accelerator is held to the floor to retain full boost.

With the current generation of TRIFECTA's flash loader solutions and the TRIFECTA Transparency featureset, when flashing your vehicle, the TRIFECTA flash loader does not increment the ECM write counter or increment entries in the flash history.

With the December 2015 update, TRIFECTA Driver Selectable Vehicle Modes, version 2 (DSVM II) is included. Select between SPORT and STOCK mode, on the fly with the cruise control arming switch. Cruise control system functionality is completely retained and unaffected by DSVM II.

In SPORT mode, the vehicle responds much more quickly to accelerator input. Automatic transmission shift patterns are optimized for maximum performance and responsiveness. During "everyday" driving manuevers, the vehicle feels very much like it did from the factory, but rolling into the pedal quickly reveals a vehicle that wants to GO. Attentive, but without being "twitchy", power delivery is linear and transmission shifts are purposeful. The vehicle produces maximum TRIFECTA power!

In STOCK mode, the vehicle behaves just like it did from the factory, under all driving conditions!

The Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T TRIFECTA powertrain recalibration delivers more than 130 horsepower per liter and more than 140 ft-lbs per liter – powering a fuel efficient vehicle whose drivers are more inclined to use it while ensuring critical powertrain reliability. Enhancements made to the Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T Ecotec engine software to withstand the added stresses include:

Extended testing of more than 100,000 miles with 100 hrs + of wide open throttle testing
Powertrain calibration has been tested and validated for various environments, such as cold/heat, elevation, and variations in fuel quality
Octane Adaptive construct enables multi-phased timing tables: Five distinct timing tables replace the OE GM implementation of high/low octane tables
Multi-dimensional Airflow Coefficient tables, adds air pressure bias and knock history overlay for enhanced accuracy in boost scenarios
Virtualized torque prediction coefficients recalculation model added
Airflow based commanded fuel ratio strategies added
Multi-stage knock sensor decay and recovery rate tables added
TRIFECTA ECP.MK2 (Hybrid Speed Density) support and constructs added

The TRIFECTA Advantage Calibration is meant for 100% stock vehicles. No individualizations or support for parts that do not function on factory calibration (if you have such modifications, be sure to check with us prior to placing order). No remote tuning.

Additional information:

-This powertrain calibration includes a TRIFECTA powertrain calibration file specific to your vehicle and includes a flash loader device
-Premium fuel is recommended for maximum power output, but not required
-Advertised gains are quoted as 'up to' and may be less for a vehicle operated at altitudes higher than near sea level.
-Powertrain calibrations currently exist for the US, CA, EU, RUS/CIS, MEC, and Asia areas, with more regions to follow.

Automotive Press:

Autoguide - TRIFECTA Performance Gives us a Reason to Want a Chevrolet Cruze

 

 

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richyrocket

  

After having it for about 5,000 miles, I am overall very happy I bought this tune. The most noticeable difference is how fast the automatic transmission shifts. Often times under hard acceleration you can hear the tires "chirp" when shifting, and it feels as if no boost is being lost between shifts. When driven gently the transmission shifts smoothly as if it were stock, which is nice. In the "touring mode" it holds the rpm's a bit higher, and makes the throttle a bit more sensitive. The extra boost is mostly noticeable in 3rd gear or higher. Overall it just makes the car more fun to drive around town. I ran a series of 0-60 tests using an OBD adapter and the Torque app for Android. Keep in mind I live nearly a mile above sea level. Times were almost a full second faster than stock, however they could be better. You only get the super fast shifting when the car is in automatic mode, if you want to select your own gears, it still shifts as it did when it was on the stock tune. Also when in automatic mode it still shifts at around 6,500 rpm's under wide open throttle, even though it feels to lose its pull at around 6,000. My fastest 0-60 times were in manual mode, shifting at about 6,000 rather than 6,500. Using manual mode gave me nearly .4 seconds faster of a 0-60 time. That being said, I still really enjoy driving the car with the tune. It obviously isn't meant to be a race car, but it is really enjoyable to drive, especially when compared to how it drove when it was stock. I have a 2014 1lt automatic with 8,xxx miles.

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jwilliams

  

The tune is like night and day! It really makes the car fun to drive in performance mode and eco mode is very pleasant on the wallet. The trans calibration is 10 times better than stock. You guys hit the nail on the head with this tune!

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StrictlyHIDs

  

Hello, my name is Erick and I have a 2014 Chevy Cruze RS LTZ 1.4l Turbo.  I build cars for a living and I want to keep my Cruze completely stock but I was looking for a little more throttle response and a little more power.  I contacted Trifecta to ask some questions about the tune including, can the Dealer see it? Does it leave foot marks so the Dealer knows it has been tuned?  Does it help with gas mileage?  I do not want to lose my warranty.  Steve at Trifecta reinsured me that I would not have those issues and that I would be really happy with this tune.  So I ordered the Advantage+ tune.  Wow was I surprised!  They have super-fast shipping, super easy download and even easier upload into the Cruze.  Out on my first drive after installing the tune and I already noticed a HUGE difference in power and throttle response.  It shifts so much better and firmer also I do not have that "No boost" felling anymore when the AC is on high and the best part of it all is that I am up 5 MPG over my average.  I have now put about 2000 miles on this tune and I could never be happier, passing on the freeway is easier and safer, Cruze is faster, and my MPG is up.  Thank you so much Steve at Trifecta for all of your help and service.

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marents

  

Installed Tune a Week ago on wifes Cruze. Wow what a improvement it made. Makes the car a lot more responsive and fun to drive. Will reply later with updates on mileage but so far so good.

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civicicon

  

I've had this in my car for a week now and i am very pleased with the results!

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Tonster95

  

Big thanks to these guys for great customer service and a great tune at a affordable price!

 

Pro's

In sport mode, you will feel the difference and have so much fun!

In eco mode, I did a 50 mile drive both ways on the same highway and I did gain around 4mpg

Great Customer service

Easy to work with tune, almost anybody can do this, great software!

They provided a great website to navigate and use and get all your downloads needed!

 

Cons

None ;) other then me getting newer tires sooner haha!

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TomCalvert

  

Very Impressed with the new performance!

The engine is much more responsive than stock, particularly in 5th or 6th gears. When in stock mode, and 5th or 6th (manual trans) you had to be aware of your speed and of the terrain, or you had NO power. Now the little engine pulls willingly above 2000rpm.

Second gear is FUN, and will take you past 55mph in a hurry. Third gear pulls almost as well as 2nd, above 3000rpm.

Excellent throttle response, excellent acceleration in all gears, at all rpm, and at all throttle positions.

The Trifecta tune for the 1.4L Cruze was well thought out and well executed.

Thank you for turning my little econobox into a FUN machine to drive!

Tom

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