Compare 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2013 Toyota Camry

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
2013 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 22 34 $21,225 $21,995
4-Door Sedan LT 22 34 $22,141 $23,185
4-Door Sedan ECO 25 37 $23,860 $24,985
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 34 $25,859 $27,365
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4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic L 25 35 $20,345 $22,235
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LE 25 35 $20,753 $22,680
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SE 25 35 $21,294 $23,400
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic XLE 25 35 $22,618 $24,855
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 21 31 $24,807 $27,260
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 21 31 $27,723 $30,465
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,225
$20,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$22,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Thinking small makes the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu a more sporty sedan, but doesn't help its rear-seat space at all. The 2013 Toyota Camry is no standout for design, but it's more than ever the sensible pick for those who value comfort, value, and frugality above all else.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.00 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.90 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.00 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.30 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.50 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.3 102.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.50 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.10 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.10 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
107.80 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.00 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
191.50 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.60 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.00 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 15.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.7
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
-STDRA8 NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
-STDRA8 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3393 3190
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 4.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 170 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
197 @ 6300 178 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.634
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.608
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.300
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.420
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.713
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.148
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.900
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Toyota Camry
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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