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2016 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2016 Mazda Mazda6 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Malibu offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mazda Mazda6 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Malibu and the Mazda Mazda6 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mazda Mazda6 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Malibu, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Mazda Mazda6. 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 Mazda Mazda6.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Malibu is about the same width as the Mazda Mazda6. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Malibu takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda6.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Malibu and the Mazda Mazda6 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Malibu has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda6, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Malibu has less horsepower than the Mazda Mazda6, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Malibu and the Mazda Mazda6. The Chevrolet Malibu has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mazda Mazda6.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Malibu comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda6.

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2016 Chevrolet
Malibu

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MSRP*: $21,625 - $30,920

2016 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,495 - $30,195
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City MPG: 22 - 27 25 - 26
Highway MPG: 33 - 37 37 - 38
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*: $21,517 - $29,683 $20,525 - $28,519

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.