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November 10, 2016

Do you ever notice things like this?

Cruze Accord size compare

Granted, car classifications are determined by the combined passenger and cargo volume but the white, first-generation Chevy Cruze (left) is considered a compact. The early-1990s Honda Accord sedan (right) was also classified as a compact.

Here are some interesting numbers.

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                       ║   2nd Gen   ║  Early 1990s ║
                       ║ Chevy Cruze ║ Honda Accord ║
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║      Wheelbase (in.) ║    105.7    ║     107.1    ║
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║         Length (in.) ║    181.0    ║     184.8    ║
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║          Width (in.) ║     70.7    ║     67.9     ║
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║         Height (in.) ║     58.1    ║     54.7     ║
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║        Weight (lbs.) ║     2998    ║     2857     ║
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║ Turning Circle (ft.) ║     35.7    ║     36.1     ║
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║ Front Headroom (in.) ║     39.3    ║     38.9     ║
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║  Front Legroom (in.) ║     42.3    ║     42.6     ║
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║  Rear Headroom (in.) ║     37.9    ║     36.7     ║
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║   Rear Legroom (in.) ║     35.4    ║     34.3     ║
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