The 2015 Honda Civic vs.The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze

If you’ve ever dreamed of a car that does it all – one that optimizes fuel efficiency, prioritizes safety, and maximizes power, all at an affordable price – the 2015 Honda Civic is it. Before you make your trip from Easton to Silko Honda in Raynham to test it out, take a look at how the 2015 Civic compares to the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze to fully appreciate what an exceptional sedan it is.

2015 Honda Civic
2015 Chevrolet Cruze

2015 Honda Civic

2015 Chevrolet Cruze

 

Price

For a vehicle that proves itself as the total package in the sedan segment, the 2015 Honda Civic’s price seems too good to be true. It starts at $18,490 at the base level, and climbs to $22,840 as you move through the trims. Compare those figures to the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze price tag, which begins lower than the Civic at $16,995 but quickly builds up to as high as $26,485. Though the Cruze has a smaller initial asking price, the Civic is better equipped at the lower end than the Cruze, so the slight difference would save you from having to spend extra on costly additional amenities.

Performance

When it comes to the ever-important questions of what’s under the hood, the 2015 Honda Civic clearly exceeds the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, particularly in two respects:

  • 2015 Honda Civic: The 1.8L four-cylinder base engine generates 143 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. For those wanting a performance-oriented vehicle, the Civic Si has a 2.4L four-cylinder that produces 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2015 Chevrolet Cruze: The 1.8L machine that propels the entry-level Cruze is slightly less powerful than that under the Civic’s hood, putting out 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. The gap between their performance levels becomes apparent as you move through the trims – upper level Cruzes contain a 1.4L engine that churns out only 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque, and even the diesel offering gets significantly less horsepower.

Fuel Economy

Getting the most out of your vehicle’s gas mileage has become increasingly important in recent years, and the 2015 Honda Civic undoubtedly has other cars beat in this regard. When paired with a continuously variable transmission, most Civic trims reach an EPA-estimated 33 mpg between highway and city driving, while the Hybrid model gets 45 mpg combined. Fuel economy on the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, on the other hand, tends to hover in the 20-something mpg range, with few configurations hitting the mid-30s.

Safety

The 2015 Honda Civic allows you to drive with the peace of mind that you’re in one of the safest cars on the road right now. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have the Civic sedan its highest five-star overall rating in its crash tests, and a top score of “Good” in the government’s small-overlap frontal-offset test. While the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze also received a perfect mark overall in safety performance, it got the second-worst score of “Marginal” in the small-overlap frontal-offset test.

Test Drive the 2015 Honda Civic Near Easton!

Don’t settle for mediocre performance and poor safety ratings. Instead, choose the 2015 Honda Civic for guaranteed satisfaction on all fronts. Visit Silko Honda at 1580 New State Hwy. in Raynham, MA to find the perfect Civic for you, or reach out to our staff if you have any questions!