2015 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2015 Toyota Corolla

2015 Chevrolet Cruze

2015 Chevrolet Cruze

2015 Toyota Corolla

2015 Toyota Corolla


Based on important measures like performance, fuel economy, and premium modern features, the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is one of the best-rounded and attractive options in the compact car segment today. It offers a powertrain that blends power with efficiency, has a long list of standard and available features, and it comes backed by a pair of outstanding warranties. All of this makes it compare quite favorably with the 2015 Toyota Corolla. Check out how these two models stack up to each other for yourself, and make the short trip from Tampa to check out the newest rendition of the Chevy Cruze at Cox Chevy in Bradenton.


If you’re looking for a compact car that still offers competitive performance under the hood, expect the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze to deliver. The base engine is a 1.8L four-cylinder that delivers 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. Opt for the available turbocharged version of this powertrain to help boost torque performance to a commanding 148 lb-ft. If you are looking for even more power there is also an available turbocharged diesel-fueled 2.0L four-cylinder that puts out 151 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque.

While the base engine on the new Toyota Corolla is also a 1.8L four-cylinder, it’s only able to put out 132 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque, with no available turbocharging. A stronger 1.8L “Eco” engine is available, but it only gets 140 hp and 126 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel Economy

While the 2015 Chevy Cruze offers the most powerful engine options, it also offers the best available highway fuel economy. The Cruze Diesel gets an impressive EPA-estimated 46 mpg on the highway, making long trip significantly cheaper. Highway fuel efficiency on the Corolla tops out with the 1.8L Eco’s EPA-estimated 42 mpg.


You can rely on the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze because you’ll know you’re backed by a pair of extended warranties:

  • Chevy Warranty: Every new Cruze comes with a five-year / 100,000-mile powertrain warranty and a five-year / 100,000-mile roadside assistance warranty.
  • Toyota Warranty: The powertrain in the Corolla is only covered for 60,000 miles and roadside assistance coverage runs out after just two years or 25,000 miles.


If you’re looking for advanced automotive technologies, there are several that you’ll enjoy in the 2015 Chevy Cruze that you won’t get in the 2015 Toyota Corolla:

  • OnStar: The OnStar telematics system enhances safety and convenience by delivering automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking and stolen-vehicle assistance.
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot: Also offered by the OnStar system is 4G LTE coverage with a Wi-Fi hotspot that extends high-speed wireless internet access on up to seven devices simultaneously.

Test Drive the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze in Bradenton

If you’ve concluded that you would rather be driving the 2015 Chevy Cruze, take a tour and test drive at Cox Chevy. Our dealership is located at 2900 Cortez Road West in Bradenton, Florida. We are easy to reach from Tampa by taking I-75 South. If you have any questions about the Chevy Cruze or our dealership, feel free to contact us.