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2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Cruze offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Chevrolet Sonic. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Sonic, the Chevrolet Cruze may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Cruze will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Chevrolet Sonic, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Cruze is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Sonic. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Cruze and the Chevrolet Sonic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Cruze is much wider than the Chevrolet Sonic, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Cruze, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Sonic.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Cruze transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Chevrolet Sonic.

Handling
The Chevrolet Cruze has a larger turning radius than the Chevrolet Sonic, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Chevrolet Cruze and the Chevrolet Sonic.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Chevrolet Sonic. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Chevrolet Cruze as you will in the Chevrolet Sonic.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Sonic.

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2015 Chevrolet
Cruze

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MSRP*: $16,170 - $25,660

2015 Chevrolet
Sonic

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MSRP*: $14,245 - $21,345
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 - 28 25 - 27
Highway MPG: 35 - 46 33 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,089 - $24,634 $13,889 - $20,278

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