The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Honda Civic Hatchback

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback are both attractive options for drivers in Elgin and Crystal Lake looking for a small, efficient, sporty car. These two hatchbacks provide added space and versatility over their sedan counterparts. So which one is the better buy? Take a look at how they compare side by side below.

Performance and Efficiency

There’s a clear winner if you’re looking for fuel economy and performance:

  • The Honda Civic Hatchback is equipped with a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 174 hp. With continuously variable transmission, the Civic Hatchback LX earns an EPA estimated 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway.
  • The Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback gets a turbocharged 1.4L four-cylinder good for 153 hp. When equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, the Cruze is capable of up to 28 mpg city/37 mpg highway in EPA estimates.

It’s not hard to see that the Civic bests the Cruze when it comes to both power output and efficiency.

Passenger and Cargo Volume

When you compare the interior space of these two models there’s no contest. The Civic gives you more room for passengers. It provides more front and rear shoulder room, front head room without moonroof, and front legroom when compared to the Chevy Cruze.

Price and Value

The Chevy Cruze is simply more expensive than the Honda Civic. Compare these two hatchbacks when it comes to price, and you find that the base Cruze starts at $22,115 MSRP*. The Civic starts at $19,700 MSRP* for the base LX hatchback.

Test Drive the Civic Hatchback Today!

You can find out about the latest Honda Civic Hatchback here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re located just minutes from Elgin at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake,IL. Visit us or contact us online now if you want to learn about the Civic Hatchback.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
*MSRP excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.