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2016--2019 Chevrolet Cruze / Cruze Hatch - 1.4L Turbo Advantage

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TRIFECTA is pleased to announce the Generation II Chevrolet Cruze MY2016--2018+ vehicle software recalibration (reflash) for vehicles utilizing the 1.4L turbo (LE2) engine with either the 6 speed automatic transmission (6T35 / RPO:MNU) or 6 speed manual transmission (M32-6/ RPO: MF3). Specific gains over factory calibration are up to (uncorrected) 97lb-ft of torque and 59 horsepower, with peak gains showing at up to 74lb-ft of torque and 51 horsepower, with no vehicle modifications beyond the calibration.
The TRIFECTA Powertrain Calibration for the Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze includes a TRIFECTA flash loader.
Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L turbo LE2 ECM software reprogramming:
-gains of up to +97 ft-lbs and +59 WHP under the curve (and +74 ft-lbs and +51 WHP peak) on 92 octane
-Powertrain calibration has been tested and validated for various environments, such as cold/heat, elevation, and variations in fuel quality
-Power feels linear and immediately responsive (improved drivability and throttle attentiveness)
-Retains all GM OE diagnostics and ECM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality
-Emissions readiness checks are present; emissions compliant
-Maintains functionality of ABS and TC systems
-Knock detection mechanisms and OE engine knock detection sensitivity is retained
-With the current generation of TRIFECTA's flash loader solutions, the TRIFECTA Transparency featureset is available when flashing your vehicle. The TRIFECTA Transparency featureset may help protect against dealerships looking for reasons to evade performing legitimate repairs under the factory powertrain warranty.
-Return to stock functionality included with flash loader
Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze 6T35 (Gen 3) 6-Speed automatic transmission TCM calibration software reprogramming:
-Supplementary 6T35 Gen 3 (autostop capable) transmission TCM reprogramming compliments the ECM reprogramming and completes the TRIFECTA Powertrain Calibration: designed to work in unison with the ECM reprogramming for optimized performance
-Improved shift times in adverse shift patterns
-Improved shift logic (improved drivability)
-Does not shorten transmission life or increase cooling requirements
-Retains all OE diagnostics and TCM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality
-Improved fuel economy with improvements made to torque converter slip profiles
-Retains all factory drive modes: Drive, “L quadrant”
Supplementary Featureset of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze powertrain calibration software reprogramming:
-TRIFECTA PASM (Performance Auto Stop Mode):
When the cruise control subsystem is armed (via the steering wheel button), auto-stop works normally, just as it did from the factory. When the cruise control subsystem is disarmed, auto-stop events are re-calibrated with sport and performance strictly in mind (available only with vehicles equipped with cruise control from the factory).
Furthermore, the feature can be enabled and disabled at any time. For example:
If the vehicle is auto-stopped, switching the cruise control subsystem off causes the engine to restart immediately.
If the engine is running because no auto-stop event could occur due to the cruise control system being disabled, enabling it will cause the engine to stop immediately, provided all of the other auto-stop criteria above is met as well.
-TRIFECTA DSVM (Driver Selectable Vehicle Modes):
Modify driving profiles based on the cruise control enable setting (vehicles equipped with cruise control only)
Cruise Control ON (armed) = Vehicle responds to pedal input and shift logic similar to factory programming
Cruise Control OFF (disarmed / TRIFECTA mode) = Vehicle responds more aggressively to throttle input, shifts are optimized for performance*
* - Fuel economy observed in TRIFECTA mode was observed to be similar to original factory fuel economy figures assuming “regular” driving style is adhered to
-TRIFECTA Advanced Zoned Knock Control Algorithm:
Customized operating system enhancements allow for zoning of knock adaptation factors to provide superior dynamic knock detection and control. Allows for operation with improved power profiles under factory-specified minimum fuel requirements (“87 octane” – see owner's manual for full details) as well as fully optimized power with higher octane fuels.
Installation Notes:
-Estimated installation time of ~20 minutes
-Premium fuel is recommended for maximum power output, but not required
1.4L turbo LE2 dyno (on 92 octane pump gas) (this vehicle is a 2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze with the 1.4L turbo LE2 engine) - stock wheels/tires

Additional information and availability:
- This powertrain calibration includes a TRIFECTA powertrain calibration file specific to your vehicle and includes a flash loader device
-Advertised gains are quoted as 'up to' and may be less for a vehicle operated at altitudes higher than near sea level.
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).
- Custom features such as DSVM and PASM may not be available on non-US market vehicles. Please inquire with us prior to purchase if you have an export model or other non-US specification Cruze.
Automotive Press:
Autoguide - TRIFECTA Performance Gives us a Reason to Want a Chevrolet Cruze


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About 2016--2019 Chevrolet Cruze / Cruze Hatch - 1.4L Turbo Advantage

TRIFECTA is pleased to announce the Generation II Chevrolet Cruze MY2016--2018+ vehicle software recalibration (reflash) for vehicles utilizing the 1.4L turbo (LE2) engine with either the 6 speed automatic transmission (6T35 / RPO:MNU) or 6 speed manual transmission (M32-6/ RPO: MF3). Specific gains over factory calibration are up to (uncorrected) 97lb-ft of torque and 59 horsepower, with peak gains showing at up to 74lb-ft of torque and 51 horsepower, with no vehicle modifications beyond the calibration.

The TRIFECTA Powertrain Calibration for the Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze includes a TRIFECTA flash loader.

Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L turbo LE2 ECM software reprogramming:

-gains of up to +97 ft-lbs and +59 WHP under the curve (and +74 ft-lbs and +51 WHP peak) on 92 octane
-Powertrain calibration has been tested and validated for various environments, such as cold/heat, elevation, and variations in fuel quality
-Power feels linear and immediately responsive (improved drivability and throttle attentiveness)
-Retains all GM OE diagnostics and ECM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality
-Emissions readiness checks are present; emissions compliant
-Maintains functionality of ABS and TC systems
-Knock detection mechanisms and OE engine knock detection sensitivity is retained
-With the current generation of TRIFECTA's flash loader solutions, the TRIFECTA Transparency featureset is available when flashing your vehicle. The TRIFECTA Transparency featureset may help protect against dealerships looking for reasons to evade performing legitimate repairs under the factory powertrain warranty.
-Return to stock functionality included with flash loader

Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze 6T35 (Gen 3) 6-Speed automatic transmission TCM calibration software reprogramming:

-Supplementary 6T35 Gen 3 (autostop capable) transmission TCM reprogramming compliments the ECM reprogramming and completes the TRIFECTA Powertrain Calibration: designed to work in unison with the ECM reprogramming for optimized performance
-Improved shift times in adverse shift patterns
-Improved shift logic (improved drivability)
-Does not shorten transmission life or increase cooling requirements
-Retains all OE diagnostics and TCM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality
-Improved fuel economy with improvements made to torque converter slip profiles
-Retains all factory drive modes: Drive, “L quadrant”

Supplementary Featureset of the TRIFECTA Performance Generation II MY2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze powertrain calibration software reprogramming:

-TRIFECTA PASM (Performance Auto Stop Mode):

When the cruise control subsystem is armed (via the steering wheel button), auto-stop works normally, just as it did from the factory. When the cruise control subsystem is disarmed, auto-stop events are re-calibrated with sport and performance strictly in mind (available only with vehicles equipped with cruise control from the factory).

Furthermore, the feature can be enabled and disabled at any time. For example:

If the vehicle is auto-stopped, switching the cruise control subsystem off causes the engine to restart immediately.

If the engine is running because no auto-stop event could occur due to the cruise control system being disabled, enabling it will cause the engine to stop immediately, provided all of the other auto-stop criteria above is met as well.

-TRIFECTA DSVM (Driver Selectable Vehicle Modes):

Modify driving profiles based on the cruise control enable setting (vehicles equipped with cruise control only)

Cruise Control ON (armed) = Vehicle responds to pedal input and shift logic similar to factory programming

Cruise Control OFF (disarmed / TRIFECTA mode) = Vehicle responds more aggressively to throttle input, shifts are optimized for performance*

* - Fuel economy observed in TRIFECTA mode was observed to be similar to original factory fuel economy figures assuming “regular” driving style is adhered to

-TRIFECTA Advanced Zoned Knock Control Algorithm:

Customized operating system enhancements allow for zoning of knock adaptation factors to provide superior dynamic knock detection and control. Allows for operation with improved power profiles under factory-specified minimum fuel requirements (“87 octane” – see owner's manual for full details) as well as fully optimized power with higher octane fuels.

Installation Notes:

-Estimated installation time of ~20 minutes
-Premium fuel is recommended for maximum power output, but not required

1.4L turbo LE2 dyno (on 92 octane pump gas) (this vehicle is a 2016--2018+ Chevrolet Cruze with the 1.4L turbo LE2 engine) - stock wheels/tires

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Additional information and availability:

- This powertrain calibration includes a TRIFECTA powertrain calibration file specific to your vehicle and includes a flash loader device
-Advertised gains are quoted as 'up to' and may be less for a vehicle operated at altitudes higher than near sea level.
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).
- Custom features such as DSVM and PASM may not be available on non-US market vehicles. Please inquire with us prior to purchase if you have an export model or other non-US specification Cruze.

Automotive Press:

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

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Brentb5

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

I have put off writing this review for over a year because longevity, at least for me, is most important. So I wanted to leave the kind of review that a gear-head like me would want to read for a basic, daily driver mod.

First off, I bought this to get rid of the auto stop AND the transmission recalibrations. The extra power was more of a bonus/extra. It was money well spent and I was not disappointed.

You get everything it promises. Power, a better shifting automatic transmission, auto-stop delete and the ability to toggle it on and off with the cruise button. The download process is simple.

1.25+ years and over 40k miles later, I have not had one single issue whatsoever. The only negative is your fuel mileage will decrease by a couple miles per gallon. I don't beat on the car in an ignorant manner, but I drive it aggressively when I need or want to. With that being said, I take very good care of my vehicles and do my own maintenance and repairs.

The car, as long as I've owned it (20k miles pre tune and 40k+ post tune), always gets 91 octane as well. It currently has over 83k and runs, cools and drives perfect. I would have no problem recommending this tune to anybody looking to improve the drivability of their Cruze. 

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ESachak

  

Took me a while to bite the bullet and do what I said I was gonna do since I found out about this tune. But now that it's done, I'm glad I did. Throttle response, transmission response, and power throughout the band are significantly improved over the factory tune. I feel like this is what should've come from the factory. Having the Cruze Premier trim (and wider tires than the others,) I don't chirp them like some people claim, but there is a noticeable difference in acceleration at all throttle positions. The difference between factory tune and this one is night and day. 

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Zacharyafoy

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

When I first purchased this Re Flash I was concerned with long term reliability, But I can happily report after 1.5 years and 38,000 miles my car has never missed a beat! I cannot express how happy I am that I decided on this product, And how good my experience with Trifecta was! That being said my fuel consumption has significantly increased. This is not a complaint, merely an observation. Normal summer MPG hovers around 31, Winters MPG suffers slightly more at 27. As stated above I drive with a (spirited) attitude, The car is still able to get good fuel mileage, Its just more fun not to. 0830201718a_2.thumb.jpg.fd287b03745fb6029a719974ddf3ec8b.jpg 

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kamkiss

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

1 month in and I'm amazing at the difference.  The car feels better than brand new.  Great throttle response and I can really feel the added power and torque thru the entire rev range.  Transmission shifts much smoother.  All in all, extremely pleased so far.

 

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oschul

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

When I purchased the tuneup from Trifecta I wasn't sure if it would be a major upgrade or a small one. Directly after the program finished downloading I took it for a spin. It has been over a month and I'm still amazed from the power and smooth gear transitions! Outstanding performance, worth every penny :)

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AlanB

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

When I first installed the tune I noticed the throttle response right away, after driving with it on it took me a while to get used to. I’ve had the car for 3 years now and I’m very familiar with the way it drives. It used to seem to say ‘why are you revving me so high?’ Now (when the tune is activated) it seems to be saying ‘why aren’t you revving me higher?’ It’s like I had to re-calibrate my brain to adjust to it. I’ve squealed the tires unwittingly at least 4 times the car really hauls butt when I give it some gas. Now I understand all the positive reviews. It’s like the car is like begging me to drive faster, it’s really strange (in a good way) I’m really not at all an aggressive driver, its almost an unbelievable change to the car, it’s definitely worth the money to get the tune, in my opinion anyway. I agree with one of the other reviewers that with  different octane gas there is a noticeable difference in the way the car drives who would of thought a Chevy Cruze could drive like this? I don’t understand it but I like it!

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Beil_Nee

  

This tune has substantially increased the love I have for my Cruze. I have had this tune for approximately a year now and driving it as my daily has been the most fun. The speed and pep that my Cruze has gained makes it so much fun to drive. The auto-start/stop feature delete is amazing so I never feel like I'm immobile, especially stop and starts on the interstate.

I've only asked for assistance with their support once and they made sure to helped me to the best of their ability in a very quick manner.

The cost can't be matched for this flash tune giving me more than I could ask for.

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akollmann510_58826

  

Very happy with what I purchased cost effective for what you get very better throttle response better shifting just very very pleased no check engine light totally woke the car up 

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Travis Thomas

  

Hands down the best investment I have done to the car. Spanked a v6 charger today and I only have the advantage tune. The customer service that trifecta has is straight AMAZING, they are quick responsive and extremely helpful. You won’t be disappointed with your purchase, guaranteed!!

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TJs

  

This is a good product and delivered exactly as the description explained it would. That cruise control button will get a little more use now.

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braedenp4

  

I used to have a 2014 Cruze that had a tube on it and it was so responsive and quick. The car was totalled and I replaced it with a 2016 Cruze.

The new Cruze feels sluggish and choppy and weak most of the time or the odd time it would feel alright but was not consistent.

I was on the fence about the tune but I read all of the other positive reviews and I was convinced.

After I flashed the new Cruze, WOW I have the crazy responsiveness and power that the old car had, I agree with others saying it feels like a totally different car. 

 

I have so far only drove for 20 minutes as I did this all my lunch but just that this feels amazing, finally fun to drive again. If anything changes I will update this review.

 

Also note that when you do this flash your dash might say watch for ice and the temperature reads 0, I thought something was wrong but after 5 minutes it came back to normal.

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thebac101

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Hol--ee--crap, did the Advantage tuning wake up my daughter's 2016 RS sedan!    Under stock tuning, the car was very sluggish, especially off a start, but that is not the case now.  There is a noticeable change in power and throttle response  at all points of the throttle, and thats on 87-octane gas.   The car is actually fun to drive now.

The transmission shifts have become crisp and on-time, and the car downshifts when passing without hesitation.  I also  flat-out love the fact that GM's stupid start/stop is gone, too.    Its still too early to tell if any noticeable mileage loss, but on my first 50 mile drive after uploading the tune, I did see that my average mileage kept going up and instant stayed the same as stock. 

If you're on the fence about buying this tune, dont be.   Its worth the money.

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Discobedience

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

I went from a 2005 Saab(aru) 9-2x turbo with manual transmission, to my 2018 Cruze Hatchback/Automatic when I began commuting 60 miles a day. The car was acceptable and efficient, but a major fun downgrade. So much to the point where recently I was considering trading it in. I had a Cobb Stage 1 in the 9-2X, and it made a difference. When I found Trifecta did a Cruze tune, I figured it was worth the $350 dice roll (vs. the $10k I'd probably eat in depreciation, trading it in with 12k miles).

WOW, is all I can say. The car has completely transformed. The throttle response delay is gone. The shuddering at low RPMs in 5th-6th gear is gone. It feels like the car stole a VW GTI engine with the gobs of low end torque and smooth, powerful top end. I can't say enough about this product. Where the Cobb tune gave my 9-2X a little extra punch, the Trifecta tune completely rocked this car's (and my) world. I love driving it now, and honestly this feels like the best $350 I've ever spent in the automotive world.

I was worried about installation but the Trifecta customer support has been very responsive, and it couldn't have been smoother. It went perfectly the first time I attempted, which is not the norm for me and IT. As soon as I turned out of my driveway and felt the stronger pull and absolute lack of throttle delay, I knew it "took". Once the car was warmed up and I had to get by an Outback going 35 in a 45, I gunned it. I was not ready for what happened, quick downshifts, slingshot like acceleration to redline with smooth shifts, and in what felt like 3 seconds I was north of 60 and the other car was gone. The little Cruze stretched my arms for the first time, and it was awesome.

There is NO WAY I trade in the little sleeper now, it's super fun to drive and I haven't noticed any drop in MPG other than the times I dip into the throttle, which I haven't done more than twice probably since I bought the car. Now it's twice a day, minimum. PLEASE do yourself a favor and if you're driving a 16-19 Cruze, treat yourself to this tune.

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PauloTheKat

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

I purchased this in December and have waited to write this review because I wanted to live with this tune and see how it performs on the daily, so far I have about 4000+ miles on this tune and no regrets. I drive a manual so I can't say anything about how it effects the transmission, but it effects the engine in the best way possible. My car finally feels alive! At first it seemed twitchy because I was used to how dull it was from factory, now it actually picks up and goes when I step on it. I can hear how the turbo holds boost longer, and I can feel it too. On average I get the same 32ish mpg I did from factory, even with my lead foot, but it really shines on the highway where I got over 38mpg over 2000 miles from east coast to west coast. I debated getting this for a few months and I recommend you skip the debating and just buy it. Don't mistake me, the Cruze isn't a fast car but this is much better than factory. I've recommended this to my friends who have Cruzes and they are planning on getting it after riding in mine. I can now justify putting money into my car instead of leaving it stock "because it's my daily."

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PJ Traczyk

  

sure makes it a lot more fun to drive and you can feel the performance difference thanks guys  

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Connor6481

  

Awesome gains and a very easy installation process. Made the car perform much better than stock and the shift points actually make sense now. 

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Logansteno

  

The one thing I didn't like about my '17 Cruze was that is just didn't have the get up and go of the '12 GTI it replaced, which I was willing to live with for a much more reliable car. Then I bought my Trifecta Advantage tune and the performance gap between the two closed much more than I expected. I didn't think a little 1.4T could have this much punch, especially with the long economy gears in the 6-speed manual.

Even better, the Advantage tune has the ability to work with more mods than I expected it to. When I bought my upgraded recirculation valve I was certain I was going to have to upgrade to Elite tuning. Not only did I not, but Trifecta got back to me incredibly quick when I asked if an upgrade was needed. The customer service is incredible. 

I'm definitely recommending anyone on the fence about buying this tune do it immediately. Not only for the surprising amount of extra power, but for the excellent customer service that comes with it. 

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Summit_Cruze

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

My 2016 cruze feels like a whole different car. I dont even know how I could drive the car before. It was like a slug taking forever to start moving and not having any power behind it. But now with the tune its responsive, sharp and has nice torque down low. With the automatic you step on it it’ll downshift and go all the way to redline very firm and sometimes hard shifts which I love. Gas mileage is about the same, most of the time I’m having too much fun but have been getting 22mpg with heavy city driving which is really good in my area. With traction fully off and a hard launch its all wheel spin and that’s on 225 all season tires. Don’t expect to beat any crazy cars but you will surprise some and keep up with others. With the push of a button (if equipped) I can go back to a stock-ish state and its a regular car again with auto start/stop and cruise control working perfectly. Really hard to find any negatives here for the price this tune paired with a K&N intake is amazing with way louder intake and turbo sounds. Install couldn’t be easier it requires a windows laptop but if you have a newer MacBook it is possible to run windows on it just look up a YouTube video worked flawlessly for me. If this hasn’t convinced you just buy it and you’ll thank me later amazing work by the Trifecta team

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marcmag

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

My last car (an '08 Astra) looked like it was more fun than it was. Sure, it was built well (by Opel in Europe) and handled great, but it was certainly no more than adequately fast. I thought I'd made a similar purchase with my '18 Cruze RS Premier hatch. All the equipment I wanted and great looks. Decent handling but not very quick.

The tune from Trifecta changed that. The car is eager now. So much so that, with the autostop disabled with the tune enabled, I need some pressure on the brake to keep the car from creeping from a stop sign or traffic signal. Certainly more so than other cars I drive as rentals or fleet vehicles.

But it is so worth it to have the better response when merging or passing, more fun when just driving and knowing it is easily made more docile by just pushing the cruise button. Brilliant! Anyone with an ounce or more of driving enthusiasm is missing out by not getting this tune. 

 

 

 

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DETROITMUSCLE

  

I have tuned at least a dozen cars over the past 10 years with Trifecta's calibrations and they never disappoint!  This 1.4 Gen 2 cruize tune is right up there with my LNF tune. Such a huge increase in twist in such a light car. And when I take long road trips my fuel mileage is well over the factory EPA estimated numbers! This tune made my daily commute a riot!

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Dylan1303

  

Best tune money can buy for a second gen cruze. Really wakes it up. Doesn't have a flat power band anymore. Just keeps pulling to redline. They even had support for my gmpp intake. Really like this this tune over a competitors tune. Trifecta has way better customer service than other tuning company's.  

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PolarisX

  

I've been loving this tune. The stock programming is lazy and sloppy for both the engine and transmission. Reaching way too far for downshifts, weird boost building, lazy shifts that take so long you'd think it was damaged. This tune fixes all that non sense. The best part is the torque output increase is really substantial, my DWS06s are having a hard time hooking up now from a dead stop. I drove GM 3800 S/C and non S/C cars for years and this tune really makes me feel more at home driving again. I've named the button to disable the tune the "sad mode button" now.

Support is great too, even if you think your question is dumb they will answer and explain themselves / the issue. Installation is really easy, after you do it once you'll wonder why you were worried about it in the first place.

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MikeWeso

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Tuned my 2018 Cruze Hatch, Auto Trans with the Turbo Advantage calibration. Car was kind of fun to drive before but was really lacking in throttle response and acceleration.  After flashing the tune it feels like a completely different car... Feels more comparable to GM's 2.0T, obviously not as much power but almost as fun to drive.  The torque doesn't feel like it dies off after 4000rpm like with the stock calibration and the transmission seems far less confused.  Now it's always in the right gear at the right time.  This tune on a car that weighs less than 3000lbs makes for a fun daily! Would recommend to anyone who is considering Trifecta.

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Mike Mondello

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

All I can say is WOW!! This was money well spent. While this tune is not meant to make the Cruze a race car, it certainly woke it up. The performance is a VERY noticeable improvement. This tune even resolved the majority of the (auto) transmission "chugging" and the shifts are precise. Under hard acceleration, the motor stays in the power curve and passing, even at highway speeds is effortless, as well as just merging into traffic. You don't need to second guess if you're going to make it or not (just use common sense). Overall, I'm super impressed, and the fuel mileage is still awesome. Stop reading all the reviews and JUST DO IT, you won't regret it. BTW, Installation is a snap too.

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brodinn92

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

The way the car should be.

 

I swear this makes this car feel alive! Really responsive, smooth and smart shift points and really gets up and goes when you floor it!

 

Night and day driving difference compared the stock. If you have a car compatible with Trifecta then do not hesitate to get your car enhanced! You'll actually love your car more than you did before! 

Gas milage is better (when not driving too hard) and I don't have to mess with the odd transmission logic for downshifts and odd acceleration points. 

Definitely recommended to have a good time. 

5 out of 5 stars. 

 

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