2016 Honda Civic LX vs 2016 Chevy Cruze LS

It’s an exciting time for drivers in the market for a new compact sedan. The all-new, completely redesigned 2016 Honda Civic Sedan is being met by the all-new 2016 Chevy Cruze on the compact sedan lineup. It’s difficult enough trying to pick out which vehicle best fits your needs, but with two all-new vehicles on the market the decision can be even harder. Our team here at Garden State Honda is working to provide our readers with detailed comparisons for the 2016 Civic to show drivers how it stands up against the competition.

This time we will compare the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX to the 2016 Chevy Cruze LS. These are the base models for both vehicles, so it is important to keep in mind that there are higher models available with more features and different performance capabilities. Since the 2016 Chevy Cruze hasn’t officially made its way to dealership lots, there are a few specs that are simply estimates and are not official yet. This is especially true for the fuel economy, which we will point out below.

View Our Inventory

2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX 2016 Chevy Cruze LS
2.0-liter I-4 Engine Turbocharged 1.4-liter I-4
158 Horsepower 153
Standard Cruise control Not available
37.4-inches Rear legroom 36.1-inches

Test drive the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan in Clifton, NJ

The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan gets an average 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. For the 2016 Chevy Cruze, GM has estimated it will get an average 40 mpg on the highway, so the 2016 Civic Sedan may end up being the more fuel efficient option overall. Both vehicles are set with front-wheel drive and automatic transmissions for a smooth and easy driving experience.

When it comes to safety, these vehicles are still in the works of being rated for various tests including rollover safety and overall frontal crash safety. However, both vehicles are equipped with multiple airbags throughout the cabin as well as traction control systems and brake assist. The 2016 Civic comes out on top with standard hill start assist that is not available on the 2016 Cruze.

Both the 2016 Honda Civic and the 2016 Chevy Cruze are set with similar standard convenience features including power windows and locks as well as a rearview camera and exterior temperature gauge. The 2016 Civic does come standard with automatic climate control, cruise control, steering wheel mounted controls and remote trunk release, all of which are not available on the base model of the 2016 Chevy Cruze.

Those interested in learning more about what the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan has to offer are encouraged to contact our team here at Garden State Honda for more information. Drivers looking to get behind the wheel of this efficient compact sedan can do so by scheduling a test drive online today.

2016 Honda Civic
2016 Honda Civic camera
2016 Honda Civic front grille
2016 Honda Civic rear design

You May Also Be Interested In

2016 Honda Civic Sedan Clifton NJ
2016 Honda Accord Clifton NJ

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.