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2018 Honda Civic Hatchback vs 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of an orange 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback on the right

Nothing can compare to the versatility and sporty allure that a hatchback vehicle can provide. Helping to increase owner’s ability to get more done in a day because of their easy loading 5th door and flexible seating a hatchback vehicle is the easy answer to all of your daily passenger and storage demands. Two of the most attractive and accommodating hatchbacks available for 2018 are the Honda Civic Hatch and the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch. These two vehicles deliver a strong and sporty exterior appeal as well as interior space that is ready to take on almost everybody and everything you can throw into it. Choosing between these two hatchback vehicles can be difficult and that is why we have uncovered their most important similarities and differences for you right here.

2018 Honda Civic Hatchback


2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback

1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.4L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
175 HP/ 167 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 153 Horsepower/ 177 LB-FT
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
29 MPG City/ 38 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 27 MPG City/ 38 MPG HWY
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Similarities & Differences

The standard drivetrain of the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback delivers more horsepower and in-city estimated fuel economy than the 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatchback does. Both the Honda Civic Hatch and the Chevy Cruze Hatch offer transmission upgrades for improved EPA fuel economy estimates. The 2018 Civic Hatch makes a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) available that increases EPA estimates to 31 MPG* City and 40 MPG* HWY while the 2018 Cruze Hatchback’s available 6-Speed Automatic Transmission only increases estimated fuel economy to 29 MPG City/ 38 MPG HWY.

On the interior of the 2018 Honda Civic Hatch and the 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch, you will find seating for five people, but the Honda Civic Hatch provides 97.2 cubic feet of overall passenger volume and the Cruze Hatch only has 94 cubic feet. The 2018 Honda Civic Hatch also gives passengers more front seat headroom, legroom, shoulder room, and hip room than the 2018 Cruze Hatch does. With a more efficient drivetrain and a more spacious interior, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback is the winner over the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback. Take the 2018 Honda Civic Hatch for a test drive today at Davenport Honda and experience everything that it has to offer first-hand.