Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback vs rivals - specifications

 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback LT 2.0 VCDISkoda Octavia SE 2.0 TDI CR 140PSMitsubishi Lancer 2.0 DI-D GS-2 Sportback
On the road price/total as tested£17,195/£17,605£18,650/£19,950£17,399/£17,784
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£5,107/29.7%£6,248/33.5%£6,525/37.5%
Depreciation£12,088£12,402£10,874
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£748/£1,497£669/£1,339£922/£1,844
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,582/£4,304£2,267/£3,779£2,434/£4,056
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost22/£385/F/£13020/£488/D/£9521/£508/G/£165
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs/30,000)£252/£303/£325£450 (3yrs/37,500)
Length/wheelbase4,510/2,685mm4,569/2,578mm4,585/2,635mm
Height/width1,477/1,797mm1,462/1,769mm1,515/1,760mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,998cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power/revs 161/3,800 bhp/rpm138/4,200 bhp/rpm140/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 360/1,750 Nm/rpm320/1,750 Nm/rpm310/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/foam55 litres/foam59 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 413/833 litres*585/1,455 litres344/1,349 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,480/513/1,200kg1,320/675/1,400kg1,465/505/1,400kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.9 metres/0.35Cd10.2 metres/0.30Cd10.0 metres/N/A
Basic warranty/recovery5yrs (100k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12,000 miles (1yr)/9520,000 miles (2yr)/13512,500 miles (1y)/142
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.34th/N/A1st/2nd21st/17th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars96/84/34/54/4/2/8181/80/34/5
0-60/30-70mph8.8/7.8 secs9.0/8.6 secs8.9/8.6 secs
30-50mph3.6/5.9 secs3.9/5.7 secs3.2/5.2 secs
50-70mph6.8/9.4 secs7.1/9.5 secs6.4/8.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 127mph/1,900rpm131mph/1,800rpm127mph/2,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.9/38.5/9.6 metres49.7/36.7/9.5 metres55.2/40.1/9.9 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/44/58/64dB64/45/59/67dB64/49/60/68dB
Auto Express economy/range29.5mpg/389 miles33.6mpg/407 miles31.3mpg/406 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.6/64.2/50.4mpg46.3/70.6/58.9mpg34.4/56.5/45.6mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket257/147g/km/22%225/126g/km/18%242/163g/km/27%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesFour/yes/£300Seven/yes/DFO
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/no/£275Yes/no/no
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/£395/£225No/£450/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£410/no/no£440/£645/no£385/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/no/no£1,660/£185/£745No/yes/yes

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