Vehicle Comparisons:
2017 Chevy Cruze vs Hyundai Elantra

Drivers in Lewistown, State College, Belleftone, and Port Matilda often turn towards smaller sedans because these cars are efficient and reliable. However, with so many different makes out on the market, how do you chose the right one? By comparing the 2017 Chevy Cruze and the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, you can begin to have a better idea of the right car for you. Discover the differences of the latest Cruze and Elantra here.

Cruze vs. Elantra: Technologies

2017 Chevy Cruze vs Hyundai ElantraThe 2017 Chevy Cruze has technologies that won’t disappoint. If you’re looking for a car that includes a standard seven-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, and a mobile app that can access features like starting and locking your car, then the Cruze is the car for you.

Alternatively, the Hyundai Elantra has an optional seven-inch touch screen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. If you choose a model that does not have a display, you can still enjoy Bluetooth audio, optional SiriusXM, and an excellent speaker system.

Safety Features

To keep you safe on the road, Chevy includes driver-assist technologies, like forward collision alert, with their vehicles. You can also use the seven-inch display as a backup camera and rear park assist. With 10 airbags and a steel safety cage to reinforce the structure of the vehicle, you should feel very safe driving the Cruze.

Driver-assist technologies are not available on the Elantra unless you invest in the highest trim level. Even then, the features are optional, meaning you would have to add them on. Otherwise, you’ll find standard features on all models of this 2017 Hyundai, like a Tire Pressure Monitoring System and electronic stability control, which are also included with the Cruze.

Elantra vs. Cruze: Design

2017 Chevy Cruze vs Hyundai ElantraThe latest Cruze has a sporty and sleek look to it, while the Elantra has stuck true to the classic look of this car. The Cruze is outlined with a black trim, and comes in stylish colors that will make your car pop as you drive down the street. The interiors of the two vehicles look similar, but the Cruze has a more seamless look to it, offering clean and smooth lines. You might find that navigating the interior of the Cruze is more comfortable as a result.

Comparing Engine Size

You’ll find a 1.4L DOHC four-cylinder engine in all trim levels of the Cruze, while the Elantra packs a 2.0L four-cylinder engine. Depending on the type of driving you’ll be doing the most, the Cruze could be better for city driving. Additionally, Chevrolet has introduced a diesel option for the Cruze, so you can enjoy a 1.6L Turbo Diesel, four-cylinder, DOHC engine in your Cruze if you prefer that extra roar in the engine.

Schedule a Test Drive at The Lake Dealerships

If you are interested in the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze, then contact The Lake Dealerships to set up a test drive or come visit our showroom in Lewistown, Pennsylvania.