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2019 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2019 Chevrolet
Cruze

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$19,620 to $26,120
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$20,565 to $24,615
Invoice* $18,874 to $25,127 $19,041 to $22,790
MPG - City 28 - 30 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 37 - 45 37 - 41
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** ***** 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback than the Chevrolet Cruze, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Corolla Hatchback will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Cruze.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Cruze as you will with the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Cruze transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Performance
The Chevrolet Cruze has less horsepower than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.