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2011 Chevrolet Malibu

2011 Nissan Altima

  2011 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door Sedan LS w/1LS Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$21,975
$20,270
Invoice $20,876 $19,431
MPG
City/Highway
22/33 18/33
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2011 Chevrolet Malibu isn't edgy or high-performance, but it has everything that most mid-size sedan shoppers seek. Read Full Review The 2011 Nissan Altima isn't quite as roomy as some mid-size rivals, but it's one of the sportiest-driving choices. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Handsome styling inside and out
  • Smooth, isolated powertrains
  • Good fuel economy (four-cylinder)
  • Refined ride

Dislikes:

  • No DVD-based navigation
  • Doesn't feel sporty, even with the V-6

Likes:

  • Fuel efficiency (Hybrid or four-cylinder)
  • Responsive handling
  • Simple but comfortable interior
  • Strong acceleration from V-6

Dislikes:

  • Tight backseat
  • Mandatory keyless ignition
  • Hybrid powertrain uneasy in highway cruising
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