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2014 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Hybrid than the Chevrolet Malibu, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Malibu.

Convenience
The Ford Fusion Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Chevrolet Malibu, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Malibu will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Fusion Hybrid. 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 and the Ford Fusion Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Malibu has about the same turning radius as the Ford Fusion Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Malibu is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Malibu comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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2014 Chevrolet
Malibu

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MSRP*: $22,340 - $29,950
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2014 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,270 - $32,600
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 21 - 25 47
Highway MPG: 30 - 36 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
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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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,558 - $28,303 $24,497 - $30,074

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