2013 Chevrolet Cruze  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#56 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#108 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Chevrolet Cruze
The Cruze, a mainstay of Chevrolet's lineup since 2011, is a midsize sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Cruze has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0523% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9712%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0523% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9712% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8241Kia ForteToyota CorollaNissan SentraMazda 3Hyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerDodge DartChevrolet CruzeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaHonda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 41 to 82. The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is safer than the 2013 Kia Forte, the 2013 Toyota Corolla, the 2013 Nissan Sentra, the 2013 Mazda 3, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra, the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2013 Honda Civic, and the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. It is about as safe as the 2013 Subaru Impreza and the 2013 Ford Focus.

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