Compare 2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
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 $25,179 $26,120
Cruze 4-Door HB LS 28 38 $18,913 $19,620
Cruze 4-Door HB LT 28 38 $21,323 $22,120
Cruze 4-Door HB Premier 28 37 $23,155 $24,020
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Diesel 31 48 $24,697 $25,620
Cruze 4-Door Sedan L 28 38 $17,977 $17,995
Cruze 4-Door Sedan LS 28 38 $18,431 $19,120
Cruze 4-Door Sedan LT 28 38 $20,938 $21,720
Cruze 4-Door Sedan Premier 28 38 $22,673 $23,520
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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
$25,179
$20,307
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,120
$21,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$435 / month
$351 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.4
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
45 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 95.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
175.3 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
22.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 x - TBD - 8
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 14
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 17.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1N NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
Q1N NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3229 2857
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 2000 156 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
LH7 NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 1.4 L/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 3750 128 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbo Diesel Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
45 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 32
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.96
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Type
9 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 5.10
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.26
Trans Order Code
M3D NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.17 4.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.07
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cruze Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 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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