2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze Review in Tinley Park, IL

Are you looking to upgrade your daily commute with a vehicle that’s more comfortable and efficient? Do you want a sedan that’s fun to drive? Our experts have put together this comprehensive comparison of two of the most popular sedans on the market: the 2017 Toyota Corolla and the 2017 Chevy Cruze. No matter what your automotive needs are, there’s no better place to find your perfect new sedan than at Orland Toyota in Tinley Park, IL.

For the purposes of this comparison, we’ll be looking at the 2017 Toyota Corolla LE, starting at $18,935 MSRP, and the 2017 Chevy Cruze LS, starting at $20,400 MSRP.

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze in Tinley Park, IL

To explore the 2017 Corolla in more detail, head over to our model research page or trim levels page. When you’ve found a trim package you like, view our new inventory to check availability, and then visit our incentives page for ways to save on your next new Toyota sedan.

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze: Engine & Performance

The Toyota Corolla and Chevy Cruze offer Tinley Park, IL drivers respectable performance features, but we believe you’ll appreciate the 1.8L DOHC engine of the Corolla more. The Corolla also comes standard with Independent MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar, and is classified as an ultra low emission vehicle II (ULEV-II). See the table below for additional performance specs.

2017 Toyota Corolla


2017 Chevy Cruze

1.8L 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve VVT-i


1.4L DOHC turbocharged 4-cylinder

Continuously variable-speed automatic w/ intelligence and Shift Mode (CVTi-S)


6-speed shiftable automatic

28/36 MPG

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

30/40 MPG

Front wheel drive

Drive Type

Front wheel drive

2017 Toyota Corolla interior specs and technology in Tinley Park, IL

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze: Interior & Design

When you’re searching for a quality commuter car, space is always an important factor. While both the Corolla and Cruze can seat up to five passengers, the Corolla offers 41.4 in. of legroom to rear passengers, while the Cruze only offers 36.1 in. You’ll also find that style isn’t in short supply for the Corolla with metallic interior trim with chrome interior door handles and color-keyed door panel piping. Browse the table below for additional features of these two models.

2017 Toyota Corolla


2017 Chevy Cruze


Seating Capacity


Entune™ Audio with Multimedia Bundle

Infotainment System

Chevrolet MyLink®

Yes, standard

Automatic Climate Control

Not Available


Number of Speakers


Yes, standard

Bluetooth® Connectivity

Yes, standard

Yes, standard

Siri® Eyes Free

Not available

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Chevy Cruze: Safety & Technology

Nowadays, most vehicles come with great standard safety features to help you feel secure when behind the wheel. Both the 2017 Corolla and 2017 Cruze come with advanced airbag systems, stability control, remote keyless entry, and a rearview camera. The 2017 Corolla, though, pulls ahead of the 2017 Cruze with its additional standard safety features found below:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P with pre-collision system with pedestrian protection, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control
  • Smart Key System with Push Button Start
  • ToyotaCare featuring a no cost maintenance plan with roadside assistance

Schedule a Test Drive in Tinley Park, IL!

Don’t wait to upgrade your daily drive with an all-new 2017 Toyota Corolla! Schedule test drive at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL today, or give the Orland Toyota team a call at (708) 429-3900 to speak with one of our experts directly.


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