Compare 2014 Toyota Corolla vs 2014 Chevrolet Cruze

2014 Toyota Corolla
2014 Chevrolet Cruze
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4-Door Sedan Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 37 $15,876 $16,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 27 36 $16,443 $17,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE 29 38 $16,944 $18,300
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO 30 42 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Plus 29 38 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT S 29 37 $17,592 $19,000
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Plus 30 40 $17,962 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Premium 29 38 $17,963 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT S Plus 29 37 $18,240 $19,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Premium 30 40 $18,611 $20,100
4-Door Sedan CVT S Premium 29 37 $18,889 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual S Plus 28 37 $19,722 $21,300
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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
$15,876
$16,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,800
$17,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$280 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Toyota Corolla keeps its frugal, responsible core but adds a lot more verve. 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
37 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
43.9 52.40
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.76
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.90
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.90
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 94.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53 53.00
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 70.70
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 181.00
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 58.10
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
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)
35.6 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
P195/65SR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYW
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P215/60R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2800 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)
390 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4400 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)
28 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA MZ0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.21 3.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.47
Trans Type
6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Chevrolet Cruze
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 (Est) 6.3
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing 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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