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2008 Dodge Charger

2009 Chevrolet Malibu

  2008 Dodge Charger 2009 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
MSRP
$22,510
$21,605
Invoice $21,009 $20,416
MPG
City/Highway
13/26 22/34
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Dodge Charger sedan has plenty of practicality and character--and thirst, with the big HEMI engines. Read Full Review The 2009 Chevrolet Malibu is a top contender in its class in almost every way. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Secure handling for a big car
  • Improved instrument panel design
  • V-8 engine rumble and power
  • Musclecar attitude

Dislikes:

  • HEMI is thirsty
  • Stiff ride
  • Light steering feel
  • No manual available for SRT8

Likes:

  • Elegant interior styling and top-tier materials
  • Refined, responsive powertrains
  • Four-cylinder fuel economy
  • Feels different than rivals
  • Good roadholding

Dislikes:

  • Not very sporty
  • No screen-based nav system
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