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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
MSRP
$22,095
Invoice
$22,073
Average Price Paid
$18,886
5 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
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2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
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S FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,566
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,874
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Malibu is a midsize sedan competing with the likes of the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry, and Volkswagen Passat. The current generation debuted for 2016, then ...

2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Fusion carries over mostly unchanged for 2020, except that the Sport performance trim has been discontinued. The Fusion’s competitors include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Ma...

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

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
writes:
very smooth
Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"YES"
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"RELAXING"

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 16.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
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Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.7:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.4 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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
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 44.3 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.8 cu ft 16 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 191.7 in
Width 73 in 83.5 in
Height 57.9 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Assist W/Sync 3

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