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2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2020 Honda Civic Si Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Chevrolet
Cruze

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New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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MSRP*
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$19,620 to $26,120
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$25,200 to $25,400
Invoice* $18,874 to $25,127 $23,405 to $23,590
MPG - City 28 - 30 26
MPG - Hwy 37 - 45 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 Honda Civic Si than the Chevrolet Cruze, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Honda Civic Si will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Cruze will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda Civic Si, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Cruze will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Civic Si. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Chevrolet Cruze will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Honda Civic Si.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Cruze is about the same width as the Honda Civic Si. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Cruze takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Civic Si.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Cruze is significantly less powerful than the Honda Civic Si. 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 Honda Civic Si. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Cruze will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Honda Civic Si.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic Si.