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2022 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Malibu

MSRP*: $23,400 to $33,500
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Picture of the 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2022 Toyota
Camry Hybrid

MSRP*: $27,980 to $33,420
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MPG - City 22 - 29 MPG 44 - 51 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 36 MPG 47 - 53 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 160-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 208-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 160 - 250 hp 208 hp
Exterior Length 194.2 in 192.1 - 192.7 in
Exterior Width 73.0 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.1 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.6 in

*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
The Chevrolet Malibu offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Camry Hybrid 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 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.

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

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

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

Powertrain
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 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.