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2020 Chevrolet Malibu L FWD
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2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,629
2016 Chevrolet Impala Limited
LS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,531
30 listings nationwide

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

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews
2016 Chevrolet Impala Limited
LS FWD
100
writes:
Lots of power! Car seems a bit heavy but performs well. Seats are comfortable.
Handling Ranked 2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD worse.
"I drove both"
Front Seats Ranked 2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD worse.
"Hyundai seat position is rediculous. I considered s lying the car be cause it was so uncomfortable."
writes:
Great car, roomy, secure handling
Handling Ranked 2016 Ford Fusion SE worse.
"It felt like the front of the car had a more solid feel"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Ford Fusion SE worse.
"Better pricing"
10
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Buick LaCrosse better.
"much more space for passengers"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2014 Buick LaCrosse worse.
"much more space with back seats folded down"
Value Ranked 2014 Buick LaCrosse better.
"probably not too much, bu quick and turns on a dimerobably not that much difference"
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Buick LaCrosse better.
"I bought it because it was just what I wanted! white, roomy, low mileage, handling. Only drawback is trunk space. Almost changed my mind."

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2016 Chevrolet Impala Limited
LS FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 17.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
300 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
262 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.4 in
3.7 in x 3.37 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 -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 2 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 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
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.8 cu ft 18.6 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 200.4 in
Width 73 in 72.9 in
Height 57.9 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 110.5 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2016 Chevrolet Impala Limited
LS FWD

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