Compare 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Toyota Corolla
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CVT L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT L 28 36 $17,673 $18,700
CVT LE 28 36 $17,717 $19,135
CVT LE Eco 30 40 $18,088 $19,535
CVT LE Eco w/Premium Package 29 38 $18,088 $19,535
CVT SE 28 35 $19,115 $20,645
Manual SE 27 35 $20,245 $21,865
CVT XLE 28 36 $20,495 $22,135
CVT XSE 28 35 $21,185 $22,880
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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
$17,673
$17,941
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,700
$17,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.3
5.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Toyota Corolla is a fun choice as a hatchback, but we’d skip the sedan in favor of its competitors. The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 94
Second Hip Room (in)
43.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 183.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.4
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 14.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 10.4 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 38.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65SR15 195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1M
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65SR15 195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1M
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2840 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 130
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4400 177 @ 2000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LE2
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 153 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 - 0.40 4.449
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.76 3.14
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.60 2.871
Trans Order Code
NA MNU
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.908
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.446
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.742
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.893
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Chevrolet Cruze
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
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
5.5 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
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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 Toyota Corolla
  • 2020 Toyota Corolla is on sale
  • Rebate: $2,000 rebate (2019)
  • Finance: From 2.9% for 60 mo.
  • Lease: From $199/mo. (2019)
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  • $2,000 rebate + likely dealer discounting
  • Lease from $269 for 36 months
  • $750 bonus with GM financing
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