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2019 Chevrolet Impala LS FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$21,680
Invoice
$21,572
Average Price Paid
$20,594
11 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
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L FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,338
1 listings nationwide

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2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,316

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Chevrolet Malibu proves that a dependable family sedan doesn’t have to be boring. The midsize Malibu boasts easy-to-use technology and as much as 250 horsepower on tap, but blends ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
No User Reviews
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
110
writes:
Very affordable price. Comfortable ride, well built, no issues so far (purchased a month ago); my other 2016 ...
90
writes:
Very good
40
writes:
The Malibus overall style was very appealing. The 4 cylinder engine had plenty of horsepower and was able to a...
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 GMC Terrain SLE1 better.
"Personally, the exterior styling just appealed a little more to the eye."
Front Seats Ranked 2015 GMC Terrain SLE1 better.
"The seats were a little higher which made getting in and out easier. Being handicapped, lower seats can be difficult for me. However, both drive and passenger seats on the Malibu were able to be raised high enough that it was not uncomfortable. Once in the vehicle, both seating comfort levels were the same but, I did like the fact I was a little higher up and could see more around me."

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
22 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
305 hp @ 6,800 RPM
197 hp @ 6,300 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
264 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
191 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
11.3:1
10:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.46 in x 3.97 in
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.8 in 42 in
Back Legroom 39.8 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.8 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 201.3 in 193.8 in
Width 84.3 in 73 in
Height 58.9 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 111.7 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2019 Chevrolet Impala
LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Blue Velvet Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 3.6L DOHC V6 Di With Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) Chrome Finish Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 19" (48.3 CM) Aluminum Wheels, Design 3
2018 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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