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2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$22,090
Invoice
$22,024
Average Price Paid
$21,317
11 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
MSRP
$17,995
Invoice
$17,941
Average Price Paid
$16,659
12 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Fair Price
$21,560
Good Price
$20,314
Great Price
$19,602
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$17,305
Good Price
$15,753
Great Price
$14,866

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Chevrolet introduced the second generation of its successful Cruze compact car for the 2016 model year and added a hatchback variant the following year. For 2019, all versions get a mi...

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
153 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.4 in
2.91 in x 3.2 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 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 42 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.8 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 183.7 in
Width 73 in 70.5 in
Height 57.9 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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