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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,140
2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,306
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No Expert Reviews
2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Proving no nemesis for the rest of the midsize marketplace, the Avenger takes its final bows for 2014 as an unedited carryover from its previous years. Originally launched for 1995 and...

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

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews
2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
germanium writes:
This was a great little care for me. Unfortunately I became disabled & had it repossessed as I couldnt pay fo...
Power Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Power to weight ratio better Hence has better acceleration."
Handling Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Corner as if on rails. No noticeable lean when cornering"
Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More sporty looking with raised haunches over rear tires. Color"
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More adjustable"
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"Actually they look about the same but long items can pass between two rear seats without folding them down allowing full use of rear seats."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"Quieter & smoother riding but not by much."
Value Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Low cost of ownership, better fuel mileage, more fun to drive & less expensive to buy used due to old age compare to SL2 & the SL2 still has a lot of life left even at 175,000+ miles. "
Would Buy Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Low Price, Great performance & known reliability."
GuruC2VX6 writes:
Nice ride very comfy fun pretty cute car
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CoolHandC11 writes:
Very nice car with good power

Specs

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
FWD
Fuel Economy, City --
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power --
283 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque --
260 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10:1
Displacement --
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.78 in x 3.28 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 3 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 2 stars
Rollover 5 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.7 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 192.6 in
Width 73 in 81.3 in
Height 57.9 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 108.9 in

Available Options

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 430N CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/Nav
  • Power Express Open/Close Sunroof
  • Sun/Sound Group

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