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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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NISMO CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sentra NISMO CVT 25 30 $24,637 $25,940
Sentra NISMO Manual 25 31 $24,637 $25,940
Sentra S CVT 29 37 $18,106 $18,580
Sentra S Manual 27 35 $17,437 $17,890
Sentra SL CVT 29 37 $21,964 $23,120
Sentra SR CVT 29 37 $19,660 $20,690
Sentra SR Turbo CVT 27 33 $21,537 $22,670
Sentra SV CVT 29 37 $18,238 $19,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,127
$24,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,120
$25,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$435 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.4
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible. The 2019 Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan that handles the basics and little more.
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Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
45 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 96
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
175.3 183.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
47.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
22.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 x - TBD - 11.5
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr 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 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1N NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1N 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 3077
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 470
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Diesel Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 2000 177 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
LH7 NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 1.6 L/99
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 3750 188 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
45 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 25
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Order Code
M3D NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.52
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.01 - 0.55
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Type
9 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cruze Nissan Sentra
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.6
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 Chevrolet Cruze
  • 2019 Cruze on sale for now
  • New 20% off MSRP
  • Lease from $269 for 36 months
  • Get 0% APR for 72 months + $2,000
2019 Nissan Sentra
  • 2019 Sentra comes with a new touchscreen
  • Rebates: Up to $1,500 cash back
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $139 per month for 36 months
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