Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Malibu than the Buick Verano, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Buick Verano and the Chevrolet Malibu in the front seats.
The Chevrolet Malibu requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Buick Verano, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Buick Verano is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Malibu. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Buick Verano is much higher than that for the Chevrolet Malibu.
Since the Buick Verano is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Malibu, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Buick Verano is slightly shorter than the Chevrolet Malibu, which may make it easier to park.
With similar torque, the Buick Verano and the Chevrolet Malibu do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Buick Verano has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Malibu, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Buick Verano and the Chevrolet Malibu.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick Verano and the Chevrolet Malibu. The Buick Verano has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Chevrolet Malibu.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Verano than that of the Chevrolet Malibu.
Compare the 2014 Buick Verano and the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu.
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MSRP*: $23,700 - $29,065
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MSRP*: $22,340 - $29,950
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 2.90%|
|City MPG:||21||21 - 25|
|Highway MPG:||30 - 32||30 - 36|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$22,752 - $27,902||$21,558 - $28,303|
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