The Chevrolet Cruze offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mazda Mazda3 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Chevrolet Cruze will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3.
The Chevrolet Cruze will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda Mazda3, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mazda Mazda3. 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 Mazda Mazda3 have similar Destination Charges.
The Chevrolet Cruze is about the same width as the Mazda Mazda3. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Cruze takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda3.
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Cruze and the Mazda Mazda3 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Chevrolet Cruze has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda3, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Chevrolet Cruze has less horsepower than the Mazda Mazda3, 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 Mazda Mazda3. The Chevrolet Cruze has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mazda Mazda3.
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda3.
Compare the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze and the 2014 Mazda Mazda3.
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MSRP*: $17,270 - $24,985
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MSRP*: $16,945 - $25,995
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.90%||--|
|City MPG:||22 - 28||28 - 29|
|Highway MPG:||35 - 46||39 - 41|
|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||$16,464 - $24,859|
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