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2020 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2020 Honda Accord Hybrid Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Malibu

2020 Chevrolet
Malibu

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New 2020 Honda Accord Hybrid

2020 Honda
Accord Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$22,140 to $33,370
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$25,870 to $35,440
Invoice* $22,118 to $32,169 $23,671 to $32,400
MPG - City 22 - 29 48
MPG - Hwy 32 - 36 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** **** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord 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 Honda Accord Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Malibu does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Accord Hybrid.

Handling
The Chevrolet Malibu has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Accord Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Malibu and the Honda Accord Hybrid. The Chevrolet Malibu has less cargo capacity than the Honda Accord Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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