2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Summary

vs. The Competition

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is currently rated #4 out of 10 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Mazda6 for Midsize Cars.

It's a good car overall compared to others in the same category and beats more than half of its competition along the way.

Its Seating Capacity and MSRP win versus competitors, but its Motor Trend Overall Rating loses against the competition.

vs. Other Years

  • This car costs $410 less than the 2019 model.
  • This car's base horsepower is 160hp more and its max horsepower is 250hp more than the 2019 model.
  • This car's city mpg is 2 less than the 2019 model.

Competitors

Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Honda Accord?

The Malibu costs $775.00 less than the Accord. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Toyota Camry?

The Malibu costs $1,390.00 less than the Camry. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Hyundai Sonata?

The Malibu costs $80.00 more than the Sonata. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Kia Optima?

The Malibu costs $520.00 less than the Optima. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Ford Fusion?

The Malibu costs $930.00 less than the Fusion. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Mazda6?

The Malibu costs $265.00 less than the Mazda6. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Nissan Altima?

The Malibu costs $820.00 less than the Altima. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Subaru Legacy?

The Malibu costs $315.00 less than the Legacy. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Chevrolet Malibu or Volkswagen Passat?

The Malibu costs $760.00 less than the Passat. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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2017 Chevrolet Malibu Specs & Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Seating Capacity

Worst Attribute
Motor Trend Overall Rating

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$21,680.00Good with 4 stars based on ratings
MPG27 city / 36 highway city / highwayGood with 3.5 stars based on ratings
DrivetrainFWDBad with 2 stars based on ratings
Horsepower160 to 250hpBad with 1.5 stars based on ratings
Horsepower160 to 250hpBad with 1.5 stars based on ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity13 to 15.8 galgalAverage with 2.5 stars based on ratings
Seating Capacity5. Front and backseats spacious, generous backseat legroomGood with 4.5 stars based on ratings
Car and Driver Overall Rating4.5/5Good with 3 stars based on ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating3.5/5Bad with 1.5 stars based on ratings