In the highly competitive compact car market, the industry giants are the well-known 2019 Honda Civic, the 2019 Toyota Corolla, and the 2019 Nissan Sentra. Yet Hyundai and Chevrolet have gained some ground. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra arrives as the fourth best-selling compact car, while the 2019 Chevrolet Cruze is currently fifth in total sales.
With build quality and features comparable to the market leaders together with bargain prices, the Elantra and the Cruze each offer compelling value propositions. But which one is the best between these two scrappy contenders? We’ll take a close look each of these offerings and come up with a judgment on which one is best.