Ford C-Max vs. Chevrolet Cruze

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,245 - $17,396
$14,420 - $16,553

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
18 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
188 hp
153 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L iVCT Atkinson
1.4L turbo DOHC 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
36.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.4 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
14.8 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width
195

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
ft.

Length

Length
173.6 in.
183.7 in.

Width

Width
72 in.
70.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3640 .lbs
.lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
188 hp
153 hp

Torque

Torque
129 ft. lbs.
177 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
.lbs

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
Optional
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.5 gal.
13.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 - 19 mpg
14 - 20 mpg

City

City
42 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 mpg
40 mpg

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford C-Max Hybrid
Chevrolet Cruze

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Midsize Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99.7 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3640 lbs.
Not Available

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
40 mpg.
32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
42 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 mpg.
40 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99U
LE2

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
1.4L/

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Manual

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.57
3.65

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.4
5.5

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Compound Crank

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TDH
Q1M

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TDH
Q1M

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17
195/65R15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17
195/65R15

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
15 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
15 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Not Available

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in.
Not Available

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.5 gal.
13.7 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
42.0 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
54.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.3 in.
53.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.4 in.
37.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 in.
36.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.2 in.
53.2 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
51.9 in.
51.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
106.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
173.6 in.
183.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72 in.
70.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
63.9 in.
57.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.5 in.
Not Available

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.4 in.
Not Available

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.5 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.5 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.6 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
C-Max
Cruze

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
1.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4