Vehicle Comparisons:
2017 Honda Civic vs. Chevy Cruze

An attractive style, efficient performance, and advanced technologies are all things you can get in modern cars like the 2017 Honda Civic and the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze. But with so many benefits for each vehicle, how can you tell which is right for you?2017 Honda Civic (1)(c)

If you’re one of the many drivers in Miami, Hialeah, and Doral trying to decide between these two great cars, Braman Honda Miami is here to help. All you have to do is read our 2017 Honda Civic vs. Chevy Cruze comparison to discover the best vehicle for your specific needs.

Honda Civic vs Chevy Cruze Performance

The 2017 Honda Civic offers two engines and a variety of advanced performance features. Its standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine gets 158 horsepower, and it works with an available continuously variable transmission. Together, they provide smoother shifting, as well as optimized fuel economy for a seamless and efficient ride.

The Civic also comes with a 1.5L turbocharged engine. Ideal for those looking to experience more power behind the wheel, this engine option produces 174 horsepower, enhanced responsiveness, and an overall sportier performance.

The 2017 Chevy Cruze has two engine options, as well, but neither are that powerful. The standard 1.4L 4-cylinder motor only generates 153 horsepower, while the available 1.6L turbo diesel 4-cylinder engine only delivers 137 horsepower.

Technologies & Safety

The 2017 Honda Civic and Chevrolet Cruze come with a variety of advanced technologies, like an infotainment system. The system in each car is designed to entertain and deliver a more convenient ride. Plus, they feature smartphone integration technologies, so you can access your favorite mobile apps, advanced navigation, and much more.

While their interior technologies are similar, these two sedans tend to differ when it comes to safety and peace of mind. For example, the 2017 Honda Civic comes with Honda Sensing®, a safety system that includes the following driver-assist technologies:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

These features are designed to alert you when a possibility of a crash is detected so you can slow down in time to avoid it or reduce the severity of the collision. In some cases, they’ll also automatically apply the brakes for added safety and peace of mind.

The Chevy Cruze has many of the same safety features, but it doesn’t come with Adaptive Cruise Control.

Comparing Hatchback Models

For 2017, the Honda Civic and Chevrolet Cruze introduced their hatchback models. Both offer ample interior space for everything you need, but there’s just a touch more room in the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback.2017HondaCivicDashboard(c)

Behind the second row of the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback, you’ll find 25.7 cubic feet of space. The 2017 Chevy Cruze only has 22.7 cubic feet behind its rear seats.

The Civic Hatchback also comes with 97.2 cubic feet of passenger volume, so no one on board will ever feel cramped inside. The Chevy Cruze Hatchback only offers about 94 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Honda Civic vs Chevy Cruze: Which Is Best?

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze puts up a good fight, but in the end, the advanced safety features, powerful performance, and spacious hatchback of the Honda Civic makes it the perfect vehicle for a variety of drivers.

The 2017 Honda Civic is now available at Braman Honda Miami. To schedule a test drive, drivers in Miami, Hialeah, and Doral can contact us or visit our showroom today

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