Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Chevrolet Cruze than in the Chrysler 200, due to the Chevrolet Cruze's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze, drivers may find the Chrysler 200 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Cruze as you will with the Chrysler 200, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Chrysler 200. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chrysler 200.
Since the Chevrolet Cruze is much slimmer than the Chrysler 200, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Cruze, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chrysler 200.
With its lower torque, the Chevrolet Cruze doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Chrysler 200.
The Chevrolet Cruze has a smaller turning radius than the Chrysler 200, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Cruze is significantly less powerful than the Chrysler 200. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Chrysler 200. The Chevrolet Cruze has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Chrysler 200.
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chrysler 200.
Compare the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze and the 2014 Chrysler 200.
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MSRP*: $17,270 - $24,985
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MSRP*: $21,795 - $25,695
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $600||Up to $2,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.90%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 0.19%|
|City MPG:||22 - 28||19 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||35 - 46||29 - 31|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$16,666 - $23,986||$21,422 - $24,574|
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