2015 Chevrolet Cruze  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#61 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#118 of all 2015 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. 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 2015 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 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0524% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9821%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0524% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9821% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8261Kia ForteHyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaHonda CivicMazda 3Volkswagen GolfDodge DartSubaru ImprezaFord FocusChevrolet CruzeVolkswagen JettaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 82. The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze is safer than the 2015 Kia Forte, the 2015 Hyundai Elantra, the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2015 Toyota Corolla, the 2015 Honda Civic, the 2015 Mazda 3, and the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and less safe than the 2015 Dodge Dart and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. It is about as safe as the 2015 Ford Focus and the 2015 Subaru Impreza.

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