The Cruze is a solid and substantial-feeling compact car.
Its taut, steady and controlled ride makes it one of the smoothest of the small sedans.
Inside, it's also one of the quietest small sedans we'd tested.
Gasoline-powered models have lackluster fuel economy.
Inside, the nicely-finished cabin offers roomy front seats.
Taller drivers have plenty of space up front, but the Cruze is very tight in the rear.