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2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Cruze than the Ford Fiesta. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Cruze and the Ford Fiesta in the front seats.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Cruze will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Fiesta, 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Fiesta, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Ford Fiesta have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Cruze is much wider than the Ford Fiesta, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Cruze, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Fiesta.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Cruze does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fiesta.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Cruze is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fiesta.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Ford Fiesta.

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

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2017 Chevrolet
Cruze

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MSRP*: $16,975 - $23,475

2016 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,580 - $18,530
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.20% --
City MPG: 28 - 30 28
Highway MPG: 39 - 40 --
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*: $16,890 - $22,536 $14,361 - $18,252

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.