2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 Ford Focus Review

Comparison Review

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 Focus. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus, the Chevrolet Cruze may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

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

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 Ford Focus. 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 Focus have similar Destination Charges.

The Chevrolet Cruze is a little narrower than the Ford Focus, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Cruze takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Focus.

With similar torque, the Chevrolet Cruze and the Ford Focus do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

The Chevrolet Cruze has about the same turning radius as the Ford Focus, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

The Chevrolet Cruze has less horsepower than the Ford Focus, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Ford Focus. The Chevrolet Cruze has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Ford Focus.

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

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2015 Chevrolet

More Details & Photos New 2015 Chevrolet Cruze
MSRP*: $16,170 - $25,660

2015 Ford

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MSRP*: $17,170 - $23,170
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 - 28 26 - 27
Highway MPG: 35 - 46 36 - 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
Invoice*: $16,089 - $24,634 $16,183 - $21,607

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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