Compare 2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs 2019 Honda Civic vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
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2019 Honda Civic
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2019 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door HB Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cruze 4-Door HB Diesel 30 45 $25,127 $26,120
Cruze 4-Door HB LS 28 38 $18,874 $19,620
Cruze 4-Door HB LT 28 38 $21,279 $22,120
Cruze 4-Door HB Premier 28 37 $23,107 $24,020
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Diesel 31 48 $24,646 $25,620
Cruze 4-Door Sedan L 28 38 $17,941 $17,995
Cruze 4-Door Sedan LS 28 38 $18,393 $19,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan LT 28 38 $20,894 $21,720
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Premier 28 38 $22,626 $23,520
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EX-L Navi CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $24,377 $26,250
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 32 42 $21,738 $23,400
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,849 $24,600
Civic Sedan LX CVT 30 38 $18,822 $20,250
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 29 37 $20,396 $21,950
Civic Sedan Sport Manual 25 36 $19,655 $21,150
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,349 $27,300
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $33,126 $35,700
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ECO DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO DCT 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Elantra Limited Automatic 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra Limited Automatic SULEV 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra SE Automatic 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Automatic SULEV 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Manual 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Elantra SEL Automatic 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra SEL Automatic SULEV 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra Sport DCT 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Elantra Sport Manual 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Elantra Value Edition Automatic 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra Value Edition Automatic SULEV 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra GT Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Elantra GT N Line Automatic 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
Elantra GT N Line Manual 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,127
$24,377
$20,307
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,120
$26,250
$21,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$435 / month
$438 / month
$351 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.4
6.5
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible. Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 31 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
45 mpg 40 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 - -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 36 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.6 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 48.8 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 57 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 94.8 95.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.4 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.3 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 61.5 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 70.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 60.9 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
175.3 177.9 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.5 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47.2 46.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
22.7 25.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- - 14.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.1 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 x - TBD - 10.2 8
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 12.4 14
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 35.7 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1N NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
Q1N NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3229 2976 2857
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - 130
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Diesel Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 2000 162 @ 1700 156 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
LH7 NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 1.5 L/91 1.4 L/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 3750 174 @ 6000 128 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
45 40 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 31 32
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 2.26
Trans Order Code
M3D NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.17 4.81 4.12
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.65 - 0.41 3.81
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 1.96
Trans Type
9 1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.86 5.10
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cruze Honda Civic Hatchback Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.2 5.0
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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