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2014 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2014 Honda Civic Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Malibu than the Honda Civic. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, the Chevrolet Malibu may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Malibu as you will with the Honda Civic, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Honda Civic. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Civic.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Malibu is much wider than the Honda Civic, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Malibu, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Honda Civic.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Malibu is somewhat more powerful than the Honda Civic.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Malibu comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic.

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2014 Chevrolet
Malibu

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MSRP*: $22,340 - $29,950
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2014 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,390 - $26,640
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.72%
City MPG: 21 - 25 22 - 31
Highway MPG: 30 - 36 31 - 41
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 $17,100 - $25,261

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