Compare 2019 Hyundai Elantra vs 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,668
$17,941
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$17,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money. The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 94
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 183.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.1
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 14.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 10.4 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 13.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1M
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1M
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 - TBD -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 130
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 153 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 177 @ 2000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LE2
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.871
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.908
Trans Order Code
NA MNU
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.446
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.742
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 4.449
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.14
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.893
Trans Type
6 6
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Chevrolet Cruze
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.5
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
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
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