2014 Chevrolet Cruze  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#56 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#113 of all 2014 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. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Strong on technology, it 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 2014 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 2014 Chevrolet Cruze has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0522% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.965%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0522% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.965% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

7960Kia ForteHyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaHonda CivicDodge DartMazda 6Chevrolet CruzeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 60 to 79. The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze is safer than the 2014 Kia Forte, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra, the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2014 Toyota Corolla, the 2014 Honda Civic, the 2014 Mazda 3, and the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta and less safe than the 2014 Dodge Dart. It is about as safe as the 2014 Subaru Impreza, the 2014 Ford Focus, and the 2014 Mazda 6.

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