Compare 2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
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4-Door Sedan L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan L 28 38 $17,941 $17,995
4-Door Sedan LS 28 38 $18,393 $19,120
4-Door HB LS 28 38 $18,874 $19,620
4-Door Sedan LT 28 38 $20,894 $21,720
4-Door HB LT 28 38 $21,279 $22,120
4-Door Sedan Premier 28 38 $22,626 $23,520
4-Door HB Premier 28 37 $23,107 $24,020
4-Door Sedan Diesel 31 48 $24,646 $25,620
4-Door HB Diesel 30 45 $25,127 $26,120
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Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual SE 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Automatic SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SULEV SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic SULEV SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Automatic SULEV Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Automatic Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
DCT ECO 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Manual Sport 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Automatic Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Automatic SULEV Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Manual N Line 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
DCT Sport 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Automatic N Line 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,941
$16,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,995
$17,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$287 / 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
28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 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
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 95.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 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
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
183.7 181.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 14.4
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.7 14
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1M NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/65R15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1M NA
Front Tire Size
195/65R15 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)
- TBD - 2822
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5600 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 2000-4000 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LE2 NA
Displacement
1.4L/85 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 36
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.871 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.908 1.96
Trans Order Code
MNU NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.14 4.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.446 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.449 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.893 1.29
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cruze Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 6.1
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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2019 Hyundai Elantra
  • 2019 Elantra is available
  • Rebates: Up to $2,500 stackable cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR + $500 cash
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months (SE)
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