Compare 2014 Hyundai Elantra vs 2014 Chevrolet Cruze

2014 Hyundai Elantra
2014 Chevrolet Cruze
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 37 $16,687 $17,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 28 38 $17,582 $18,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic PZEV Limited 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 24 34 $20,766 $21,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic PZEV Sport 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
Select style
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
$16,687
$16,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$17,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Hyundai Elantra already had the bases covered--we'll see if a new engine and new tuning draws it even closer to best in class. The 2014 Chevy Cruze is comfortable and practical--and now it offers a diesel engine that can return 40 mpg in real-world use.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.90
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 53.00
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
40 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.6 94.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 52.40
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.76
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.90
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 58.10
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 70.70
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 181.00
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 15.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10.5 x 0.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.5
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QYW
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYW
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/60R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2773 3084
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 6500 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4700 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA MZ0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.47
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Chevrolet Cruze
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 6.3
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 4.75
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
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
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
--

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Continue