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2014 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 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
With the Chevrolet Cruze you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Fiesta, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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. 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 Ford Fiesta.

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

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

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. The Chevrolet Cruze has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Ford Fiesta.

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

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2014 Chevrolet
Cruze

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MSRP*: $17,520 - $24,985

2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,355 - $18,305
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 - 28 27
Highway MPG: 35 - 46 --
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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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $16,907 - $23,986 $13,817 - $17,619

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