We would put the 2021 Chevy Malibu up against the midsize sedan of any other carmaker on the planet. With great gas mileage and a low sticker price, the Malibu stands out amongst other vehicles such as the Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Honda Accord. It features technology such as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto plus the Buckle to Drive safety system. These features help make the Malibu the best sedan to choose.
|2021 Chevy Malibu||2021 Honda Accord||2021 Toyota Camry||2021 Hyundai Sonata|
|Gas Mileage||22 MPG City/ 36 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City/ 48 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City/ 53 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City/ 54 MPG Hwy|
|Engine||Turbocharged Gas L4||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded L-4||Regular Unleaded L-4||Regular Unleaded L-4|
Technically, the Honda Accord is in a separate EPA class than the Malibu. It’s considered a large car and not a mid-size car, but the two are worth comparing. The Malibu is the more affordable option among the two and among all five sedans actually. That makes the Malibu a top choice as a first car for a younger driver or a second car for a busy family with many places to be. Both vehicles offer the choice of turbocharged four-cylinder engines: the standard 1.5L and an optional 2.0L.
Available in five trim levels: the L, LS, RS, LT, and Premier. The LT is a great option to compare against the Camry. Equipped with a 160-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, this level still beats those other sedans on manufacturer’s sticker price. Plus you get 17-inch wheels, LED tail lights, and remote engine starting. Not to mention heated front seats, acoustically laminated windshield, and power-adjustable driver’s seat. The Chevy Malibu interior is comparable to the Camry but offers more overall passenger space with 102.9 cubic feet of room.
The Sonata is also a large car and not a midsize but the two offer similar gas mileage. However the Sonata base price is over $10,000 more than the Malibu. In our opinion, the luxury accents don’t quite match the price. We appreciate the Malibu’s driver assistance tech too which includes the following:
Driver Confidence I and Driver Confidence II packages have those three features and then some. If you’re looking for new or used cars Orange Park, FL visit us today.
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