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2016 vs. 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Comparison

by Car Appraiser on April 28, 2016

2016 vs. 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Comparison

 

The improvements from the 1st-gen Cruze, launched in 2010, should allow Chevy to be competitive in compact car segment. The addition of a hatchback model in the fall and a diesel option in early 2017 could show a great deal of demand.

Powertrains: 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder turbo engine connected to a 6-speed automatic or manual.

Technology: 4G LTE Wi-Fi, wireless phone charging.

Safety: Rear cross-traffic alert; lane-keep assist; forward-collision alert.

Competitors: Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus.

Strengths: Sporty styling, refined and quiet interior, good fuel economy.

Weaknesses: No automatic front braking, which is offered on the Civic.

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Cruze comparison

2016 CRUZE 2015 CRUZE
Wheelbase 106.3 in. 105.7 in.
Length 183.7 in. 181 in.
Width 70.5 in. 70.7 in.
Height 57.4 in. 58.1 in.
Curb weight 2,932 lbs. 3,084 lbs.
Base engine 1.4-liter turbo inline 4-cyl. 1.4-liter turbo inline 4-cyl.
Horsepower 153 @ 5,600 rpm 138 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque, lbs.-ft. 177 @ 2,000 125 @ 3,800 rpm
EPA mpg 30 city/42 hwy. 25 city/36 hwy.
Base price* 17495 16995

 

 

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