Compare 2014 Honda Civic vs 2014 Chevrolet Cruze

2014 Honda Civic
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,915 $18,190
Coupe 2-Door CVT LX 30 39 $17,655 $18,990
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 28 36 $18,859 $20,290
Coupe 2-Door CVT EX 29 38 $19,600 $21,090
Coupe 2-Door CVT EX-L 29 38 $20,942 $22,540
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,173 $22,790
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,359 $22,990
Coupe 2-Door CVT w/Navi EX-L 29 38 $22,331 $24,040
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,562 $24,290
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires & Navi Si 22 31 $22,747 $24,490
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $17,100 $18,390
4-Door CVT LX 30 39 $17,841 $19,190
4-Door CVT HF 31 41 $18,535 $19,940
4-Door CVT EX 30 39 $19,600 $21,090
4-Door CVT EX-L 30 39 $21,127 $22,740
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,359 $22,990
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,544 $23,190
4-Door CVT w/Navi EX-L 30 39 $22,516 $24,240
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,747 $24,490
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,260 $26,640
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $27,770 $29,290
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 25 36 $16,906 $17,520
4-Door Sedan 1LT 26 38 $18,062 $18,815
4-Door Sedan ECO 28 42 $19,137 $19,935
4-Door Sedan 2LT 26 38 $20,443 $21,295
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 38 $22,733 $23,805
4-Door Sedan Diesel 27 46 $23,985 $24,985
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,100
$16,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,390
$17,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda Civic brings better refinement back to the lineup, but there's more to come, we're told. The 2014 Chevy Cruze is comfortable and practical--and now it offers a diesel engine that can return 40 mpg in real-world use.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 52.40
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 54.76
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 94.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.90
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.90
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 53.00
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59 60.7
Length, Overall (in)
179.4 181.00
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58.10
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69 70.70
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
7.9 NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 10.5 x 0.5
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QYW
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYW
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2754 3084
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 6500 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4300 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 25
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA MZ0
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.54
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 1.47
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Sedan Chevrolet Cruze
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 (Est) 6.3
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 4.75
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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