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2015 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2014 Dodge Avenger Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Malibu offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Dodge Avenger with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Malibu, drivers may find the Dodge Avenger a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Malibu will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Dodge Avenger, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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 Chevrolet Malibu is somewhat more expensive than the Dodge Avenger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Malibu carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Avenger.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Malibu is about the same width as the Dodge Avenger. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Malibu takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Dodge Avenger.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Malibu transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Dodge Avenger.

Handling
The Chevrolet Malibu has a larger turning radius than the Dodge Avenger, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Malibu is significantly less powerful than the Dodge Avenger. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Malibu and the Dodge Avenger. The Chevrolet Malibu has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Dodge Avenger.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Malibu comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Avenger.

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2015 Chevrolet
Malibu

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MSRP*: $22,465 - $30,480

2014 Dodge
Avenger

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $25,795
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City MPG: 21 - 25 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 30 - 36 29 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,679 - $28,804 $20,214 - $24,586

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