MINI Cooper vs Chevrolet Malibu

2023 MINI Cooper
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
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2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Chevrolet Malibu
$21,680MSRP
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2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
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2017 Chevrolet Malibu
$21,680MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$27,400

MSRP

$21,680

Average price

$16,923

Average price

$15,824

Listings

4689

Listings

9197
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

6.3 out of 10

Expert reviews

8.3 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Manual transmission available
Cons
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor value for money

Reviews Summary

You either join the MINI camp or shake your head “no.” There has never been a middle ground with a MINI. That’s the point—to drive a fun-looking, fun-to-drive small car that’s unlike anything else in the neighborhood. For 2023, the MINI Cooper offers a limited-run Resolute Edition and a few new paint colors. We tested a two-door Hardtop John Cooper Works (JCW) while participating in a rally with more than 700 MINI owners. Maybe next time you’ll join them with your new MINI.

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Reviews Summary

Rodney Dangerfield was a legendary stand-up comedian, and while his on-stage shtick was all about how he didn’t get any respect, as a comedic talent he was held in the highest esteem. That’s not the case for the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. The oft-maligned Malibu literally gets no respect, which is too bad because with its most recent redesign for the 2016 model year, the car absolutely deserves it.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

1.5L 134 hp I3

Engine

1.5L 160 hp I4

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

4

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

134 hp @ 4500 rpm

Horsepower

160 hp @ 5700 rpm

MPG City

29

MPG City

27

MPG Highway

38

MPG Highway

36
2023 MINI Cooper
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Chevrolet Malibu
$21,680MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 MINI Cooper
$27,400MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2017 Chevrolet Malibu
$21,680MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$27,400
$21,680
Average price
$16,923
$15,824
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.2
Expert reviews

6.3 out of 10

Read full review

8.3 out of 10

Read full review
Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Powerful engine
  • Manual transmission available
Cons
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor value for money
Summary

You either join the MINI camp or shake your head “no.” There has never been a middle ground with a MINI. That’s the point—to drive a fun-looking, fun-to-drive small car that’s unlike anything else in the neighborhood. For 2023, the MINI Cooper offers a limited-run Resolute Edition and a few new paint colors. We tested a two-door Hardtop John Cooper Works (JCW) while participating in a rally with more than 700 MINI owners. Maybe next time you’ll join them with your new MINI.

Search for a MINI Cooper on CarGurus

Rodney Dangerfield was a legendary stand-up comedian, and while his on-stage shtick was all about how he didn’t get any respect, as a comedic talent he was held in the highest esteem. That’s not the case for the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. The oft-maligned Malibu literally gets no respect, which is too bad because with its most recent redesign for the 2016 model year, the car absolutely deserves it.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
1.5L 134 hp I3
1.5L 160 hp I4
Drive Train
FWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
4
5
Horsepower
134 hp @ 4500 rpm
160 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG City
29
27
MPG Highway
38
36
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