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Chevrolet Cruze Sedan
2019 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan
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$17,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Chevrolet Malibu
2022 Chevrolet Malibu
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$24,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
6.6
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Volkswagen Jetta
2022 Volkswagen Jetta
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Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
153 hp @ 5600 rpm
160 hp @ 5700 rpm
158 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 2000-4000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 2500-3000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,135 lbs
3,035 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
32 MPG
33 MPG
City
28 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
36 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
15.8 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
383.6 miles
458.2 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
520.6 miles
568.8 miles
514.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
183.7 in
194.2 in
185.1 in
Height
57.4 in
57.9 in
57.4 in
Max Width
70.5 in
73 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.1 in
62.6 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
61.1 in
62.5 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
111.4 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.5 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
39.1 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
58.5 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.2 in
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
38.1 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
37.5 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.2 in
57.1 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
53.4 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.8 ft³
15.7 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
37 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x TBD
18" x 8.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x TBD
18" x 8.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Compound Crank
Four-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
195/65R15
245/45R18
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
195/65R15
245/45R18
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
T125/80R16
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Black Uni
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2022 Warranty
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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