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2021 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Malibu

2021 Chevrolet
Malibu

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New 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*
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$22,140 to $33,370
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$19,650 to $25,450
Invoice* $22,118 to $32,169 $19,075 to $24,446
MPG - City 22 - 29 25 - 33
MPG - Hwy 33 - 36 34 - 43
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** **** Not Tested

**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

Convenience
The Chevrolet Malibu will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Elantra, 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). The Chevrolet Malibu is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Elantra. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Chevrolet Malibu will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Hyundai Elantra.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Malibu is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Elantra. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Malibu and the Hyundai Elantra.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Malibu is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.