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2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Cruze offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mitsubishi Lancer with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Cruze and the Mitsubishi Lancer in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Cruze you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mitsubishi Lancer, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mitsubishi Lancer. 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 Mitsubishi Lancer have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Cruze is a little wider than the Mitsubishi Lancer, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Cruze takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Chevrolet Cruze doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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

Performance
The Chevrolet Cruze has less horsepower than the Mitsubishi Lancer, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Mitsubishi Lancer. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Cruze will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mitsubishi Lancer.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Cruze is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2015 Chevrolet
Cruze

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MSRP*: $16,170 - $25,660

2015 Mitsubishi
Lancer

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MSRP*: $17,395 - $29,495
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 - 28 18 - 25
Highway MPG: 35 - 46 25 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,089 - $24,634 $16,660 - $28,250

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