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2015 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Camry Hybrid than the Chevrolet Malibu, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Malibu and the Toyota Camry Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Malibu as you will with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Malibu will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Camry 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 Toyota Camry Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Malibu is a little wider than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Malibu takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Malibu has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, 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 Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Malibu comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

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2015 Chevrolet
Malibu

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

2014 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,140 - $28,625
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City MPG: 21 - 25 40 - 43
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 30 - 36 38 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,679 - $28,804 $24,049 - $26,336

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