Compare 2011 Ford Focus vs 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

2011 Ford Focus
2011 Chevrolet Cruze
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,864 $16,525
4-Door Sedan ECO w/1XF 28 42 $17,688 $18,425
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 24 36 $17,688 $18,425
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 24 36 $20,088 $20,925
4-Door Sedan LTZ 24 36 $21,336 $22,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$15,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$16,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Chevy Cruze certainly isn't a car that will set your heart racing, but it manages to combine a refined ride quality and tactile interior with the no-nonsense, space-efficient packaging--all with good value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Sedan
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.4 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 94.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 181.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 15.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 15.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 35.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - QYW
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - QYW
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2672 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.24
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 120
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 136 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 123 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
99N LUW
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.47
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.16
Trans Order Code
- TBD - MZ0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Chevrolet Cruze
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA w/Z-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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