2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2020 Chevrolet Spark | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2020 Chevrolet Spark Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Chevrolet
Cruze

See Details & Photos
New 2020 Chevrolet Spark

2020 Chevrolet
Spark

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$19,620 to $26,120
Get Your Price
$13,400 to $17,900
Invoice* $18,874 to $25,127 $12,985 to $17,345
MPG - City 28 - 30 29 - 30
MPG - Hwy 37 - 45 37 - 38
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Spark than the Chevrolet Cruze, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Spark will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Cruze you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Spark, 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 Chevrolet Spark, 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chevrolet Spark.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Cruze is much wider than the Chevrolet Spark, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Cruze, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Chevrolet Spark.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Cruze does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Chevrolet Spark.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Cruze has a much more powerful engine than the Chevrolet Spark. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Cruze offers greater seating capacity than the Chevrolet Spark, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Cruze will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Chevrolet Spark.

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