Compare 2018 Chevrolet Cruze


Compare the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze

vs. Ford Focus & Honda Civic

When it comes to providing a capable drive, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is a top choice among Stow customers. While we can go on about how the Cruze can support your busy lifestyle, we know that your time is precious and you are possibly interested in branching out to other brand models in the same segment. This is why our team has taken the time to put together this comparison page that puts the Chevy Cruze up against its closest competitors: the Ford Focus and Honda Civic.

While both of these models are versatile and attractive, they fall short in some ways where the Cruze excels. Plus, you know the Chevrolet brand has been a reliable source for quality vehicles, and we believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. If you love a brand, you should stick with it. Still, it pays to be prepared and informed, which is why we suggest our customers research the available models before deciding on one. After all, this model will be yours for the next few years and it should be not just affordable, but an extension of your personality.

Read on and discover how the Cruze can support your lifestyle while remaining affordable enough for a number of budgets.

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2018 Chevrolet Cruze vs. Ford Focus

  • Depending on engine, the Cruze can offer up to 52 mpg highway, but Akron drivers should expect up to 34 mpg highway on the Focus.
  • The base price for the Focus is higher than the Cruze, and only the Cruze offers a diesel engine.
  • The Focus base trim will offer a 4.2-inch color display, but the Cruze gives you a seven-inch touchscreen display to work with.
  • The Focus hatchback offers up to 44.8 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the Cruze hatchback provides 47.2 cubic-feet of cargo space.
  • For less, you can enjoy SiriusXM Satellite Radio on the Cruze, but expect to spend a bit more for it on the Focus.
  • Legroom in the Chevy Cruze is generous, especially in comparison to the Ford Focus, which falls short in this category.

2018 Chevrolet Cruze vs. Honda Civic

  • The Cruze hatchback delivers up to 47.2 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the Civic hatchback only gives you up to 46.2 cubic-feet of cargo space.
  • Taller passengers from Cuyahoga Falls can celebrate the legroom in the Cruze, which offers more than the Civic does.
  • The Civic claims it can provide up to 42 mpg highway, depending on engine, while the Cruze offers up to 52 mpg highway on select engine options.
  • The base price for the Chevy Cruze is lower than the Civic's base trim with an automatic transmission. If you want to upgrade to the highest trim level with the gasoline engine, you'll spend less for the Cruze.
  • The Civic may offer SiriusXM Satellite Radio, but it isn't listed as a base feature, while the Cruze offers this feature for less.
  • Our Kent OH customers won't find a diesel engine with the Honda Civic, but the Chevy Cruze does have this engine option available.


Whether you're attracted more to the hatchback or sedan body style, our Hudson OH customers will have plenty to look forward to in the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze. We encourage you to take your time doing your research and contact our team when you're ready to test drive one. You can also stop by our showroom at your convenience and discover all that we have to offer to our customers. We take pride in being your choice of Chevrolet dealerships serving the greater Cleveland area. We look forward to helping you select the right financing option, getting you the Chevrolet lease or loan terms that match your budget. Contact us today to learn more.