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2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 Subaru Legacy Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Chevrolet Cruze, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze, drivers may find the Subaru Legacy a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Subaru Legacy requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Chevrolet Cruze, 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). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze is clearly a better financial choice over the Subaru Legacy. 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 Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Cruze is much slimmer than the Subaru Legacy, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Chevrolet Cruze is slightly shorter than the Subaru Legacy, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Cruze has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Cruze is significantly less powerful than the Subaru Legacy. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Cruze and the Subaru Legacy. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Chevrolet Cruze as you will in the Subaru Legacy.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.

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2015 Chevrolet
Cruze

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MSRP*: $17,745 - $25,660

2015 Subaru
Legacy

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MSRP*: $21,695 - $29,595
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 - 28 20 - 26
Highway MPG: 35 - 46 29 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $17,124 - $24,634 $20,487 - $27,739

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