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2011 Hyundai Sonata

2010 Chevrolet Malibu

  2011 Hyundai Sonata 4-door Sedan I4 Auto Limited Angular Front Exterior View 2010 Chevrolet Malibu
Invoice $18,593 $20,733
22/39 22/33
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Bottom Line The 2011 Hyundai Sonata takes some smart styling and performance risks to raise its profile. Read Full Review The 2010 Chevrolet Malibu remains one of the strongest players in the mid-size sedan segments, though its rivals are certainly worth a look. Read Full Review
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  • Zoomy new styling
  • Fuel-conscious in all forms
  • Well-damped ride
  • Big standard features list
  • Huge value for the dollar


  • Inconsistent steering feel
  • Seats feel rather firm
  • Cabin gets noisy at higher speeds
  • If you have to have a V-6, you’re out of luck


  • Attractive styling, inside and out
  • Smooth power delivery
  • Good fuel economy in four-cylinder models
  • Refined ride and handling


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