NEW FOR 2011:
– HHR SS discontinued
– 2.2-litre engine available in all models
– New Communication Package
– Exterior colours: Mocha Steel Metallic and Black Granite Metallic added
For 2011, the Chevrolet HHR drops its high-performance SS edition. For the rest of the line-up, changes are minor. The 2.2-litre engine is available in all models; in 2010 it could not be ordered in the 2LT. A new Communication Package adds OnStar, Bluetooth connective, XM satellite radio, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and auto-dimming rear-view mirror.
The HHR comes as a conventional five-passenger vehicle or as the Panel, with solid rear metal windows and a full cargo area instead of a rear seat.
The HHR uses a 2.2-litre four-cylinder engine in its LS, 1LT and 2LT trim lines. The 2LT can be optioned to a 2.4-litre four-cylinder. Both engines use a five-speed manual transmission that can be optioned to a four-speed automatic.
Features on the LS model includes 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, power mirrors, running boards, variable intermittent wipers, fixed intermittent rear wiper, cruise control, floor mats, driver information centre, tilt wheel, power windows with driver’s side express-down, cloth bucket seats, fold-flat front passenger seat, CD stereo with auxiliary input, theft alarm, and power locks with keyless entry. Regular models include a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, while the Panel includes a full-length rubber floor covering and locking under-floor storage bins.
The LT adds 16-inch painted steel wheels, eight-way power driver’s seat, and CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input.