2018 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2018 Honda Civic

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With all the hype around big pickups and spacious SUVs, compact cars are being overlooked. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2018 Honda Civic are here to prove themselves as the best vehicle options for any lifestyle. With that being said, which is the best of the best? Looking at the details only one will have the design that suits your style, the tech that thrills you, and the safety that makes you feel perfectly as ease.

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Safety

The road can feel like a battlefield at times meaning you can never be too safe. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze and 2018 Honda Civic both received a comforting five stars on their NHTSA safety testing proving neither will let you down on the road, but as always there are differences.

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze comes standard with a rear vision camera to always watch your back, but that is only the start. Basically, the 2018 Cruze offers 360 awareness through a wide selection of safety alerts and assists. The forward collision alert system will always detect if vehicles in front of you are decreasing their speed or getting too close in order to prevent possible collisions from occurring. The rear cross traffic alert does the same but with vehicles coming up behind you. Even your blind spot will be covered with lane change and side zone alerts. Just in case awareness isn’t enough, there is also a number of assist features. Automatic braking will keep you in check during low-speed driving. It can also help you achieve even the most frustrating parking. With rear park assist, you will never feel the fear that comes with parallel parking ever again. Everything about the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze makes you feel in control and perfectly safe.

2018 Honda Civic

The 2018 Honda Civic offers its own list of safety procedures. The two best safety features offer are the multi-angle review camera with three different views and the Honda LaneWatch system that will keep your awareness of all lanes at a perfect 20/20 with a small camera right on the edge of your outside mirrors. The 2018 Civic does not fail to keep you feel at ease on the road.

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Connectivity

Today we all live such busy lives that it has become almost essential to keep lines of contact reliably open even on the road. Both the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze and 2018 Honda Civic do not fail to bring their own impressive amount of connectivity no matter where your journey takes you.

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze was made to have a good time anywhere anytime. You can get a 7-inch or 8-inch display that offers full-color Chevrolet MyLink Radio that not only keeps you entertained but keeps you connected at all times in multiple ways. This system can connect to your personal smartphone via the magic of Bluetooth wireless. You can use this connectivity to do a number of convenient and fun things such as listen to your own choice of music from your own favorite apps or take calls and send texts without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road. You can also get built-in Wi-Fi, so you can always have endless resources at hand. Not only can your car connect you to your phone, but your phone can connect you to your car. All you need to do is download Chevrolet’s personal and easy to use app, and you will be able to do a number of things such as start, stop, and lock your vehicle. You will also gain essential information about the condition of your 2018 Cruze. If that wasn’t enough, there is also a 4.2-inch screen front and center on your cockpit that will give you information such as speed warnings and turn-by-turn navigation. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is way beyond looks and power; it is always extremely intelligent and ready to use its wisdom just for your constant convenience..

2018 Honda Civic

The 2018 Honda Civic attempts to move into the age of wireless technology by having a wireless charging station right in your cabin. The 2018 Honda Civic also has an option for a 10-speaker audio system with HondaLink connectivity which will keep you enjoying your music at its top quality. There is also optional SiriusXM that will give you entertainment beyond any limits you’ve to known before. Honda has always been known for their up-to-date technology, and the 2018 Civic lives up to that standard.

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Design

Just because two cars are in the same class, does not imply they can’t vary greatly in design. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is the ideal everyday everywhere car that can easily adjust itself to fit any need, while the 2018 Honda Civic is always bold and made to catch attention.

2018 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze comes in either a sedan or hatchback configuration. Both are sleek and modern, but the sedan is sporty and fun, while the hatchback is powerful and roomy. Options such as these are extremely appreciated for those who desire thrills over space or vice versa. Whether you are enjoying the city nightlife or picking up the groceries, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze has got a design fit for your lifestyle. Let’s face it, life can be boring, so as far color options go if you need something more vibrant in your life – the Kinetic Blue Metallic is a true stunner and will guarantee attention. However, if you fair more on the classic side, Mosaic Black Metallic and Silver Steel Metallic are also great options. Overall, the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is a perfect everyday vehicle you can always depend on to make you feel like you are always in the right place at the right time.

2018 Honda Civic

The 2018 Honda Civic is very showy with its sedan or two-door coupe configurations. Clearly, the coupe is the definition of sporty, while the sedan is still fairly fiery with its intense front grille and headlight display. This model works great for showing off to the boss or just that random passersby. For color options, the Rallye Red is a must since as it will stand out from a mile away. However, more conservative color options would include White Orchid Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, and Crystal Black Pearl. And for a unique yet subdued color, the Burgundy Night Pearl might be the perfect option for you. Overall, the 2018 Honda Civic competes on the same playing field as the 2018 Cruze but could feel less versatile in design when putting side by side.

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