Compare 2016 Buick Verano vs 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

2016 Buick Verano
2016 Chevrolet Cruze
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4-Door Sedan Leather Group
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Verano 4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,444 $26,505
Verano 4-Door Sedan Premium Turbo Group 21 30 $27,523 $28,670
Verano 4-Door Sedan Sport Touring 21 32 $23,102 $24,065
Verano 4-Door Sedan w/1SD 21 32 $22,540 $23,480
Verano 4-Door Sedan w/1SV 21 32 $20,959 $21,065
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4-Door Sedan Automatic LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 30 42 $18,450 $19,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT 30 42 $20,275 $21,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Automatic Premier 30 40 $22,079 $23,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Manual L 29 41 $16,536 $16,620
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 29 41 $17,485 $18,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Manual LT 29 41 $19,027 $19,820
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Automatic ECO 26 39 $20,611 $21,470
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 22 35 $18,306 $18,970
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT w/1LT 26 38 $19,387 $20,195
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT w/2LT 26 38 $22,435 $23,370
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 38 $23,273 $24,370
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Manual ECO 28 42 $19,387 $20,195
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Manual L 25 36 $16,039 $16,120
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 25 36 $17,220 $17,845
Cruze Limited 4-Door Sedan Manual LT w/1LT 26 38 $18,398 $19,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,444
$18,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,505
$19,120
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$319 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Buick Verano delivers heavily on comfort and quiet, even if it's not much of a sport sedan. The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze inches closer to mid-size, while growing lighter, leaner, and more fuel-efficient.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 42 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.20
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.00
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.20
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 36.10
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.90
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.90
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.90
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.30
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.40
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 106.30
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.4 70.50
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
183.9 183.70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 14.80
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 12.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
RJ0 Q1M
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R18 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
RJ0 Q1M
Front Tire Size
P235/45R18 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6700 153 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas/4-cyl Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4900 177 @ 2000-4000
Engine Order Code
LEA LE2
Displacement
2.4L/145 1.4L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 42
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
MH8 MNU
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.14
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Verano Chevrolet Cruze
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Compound Crank
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 5.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
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

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