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2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$22,090
Invoice
$22,024
Average Price Paid
$20,864
15 listings nationwide

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1LS FWD
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2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Chevrolet Malibu sedan was last redesigned for the 2016 model year. For 2019, midway through its product life-cycle, it sees some important visual and content updates. The...

2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For those who need a fleet-oriented compact crossover to transport just plain folks (or just plain cargo) and for whom a blacked-out Tahoe is just a tad over the top, Chevrolet offers ...

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
180 hp @ 6,700 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
172 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.2:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.4 in
3.46 in x 3.85 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 3 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 3 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 3 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 40.7 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.8 cu ft 29.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,024 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 180.1 in
Width 73 in 72.8 in
Height 57.9 in 67 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 106.6 in

Available Options

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport
1LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Ice
  • Ashen Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Blue Ray Metallic
  • Brownstone Metallic
  • Champagne Silver Metallic
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Sable Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audio System, Chevrolet MYLINK Radio With Navigation, Color Touch-Screen Display, Am/FM/Siriusxm Radio With CD Player And GPS Navigation System

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