While the Fusion and the Altima will give you a more thrilling drive than the Malibu, neither of them is as roomy or comfortable inside.
This is especially true in the backseat, where the Malibu, along with the Camry and Accord, is very roomy.
The Malibu is further differentiated from its rivals when it comes to interior styling, putting cars like the Camry to shame with its attractive dashboard and premium-feeling materials.
The Fusion and Accord, however, feature interiors that arguably are just as good as the Malibu’s.
The Hyundai Sonata, though comfortable, isn’t quite up to scratch.
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|2010 Chevrolet MalibuBrowse Used Listings||2009 Ford FusionBrowse Used Listings||2009 Hyundai SonataBrowse Used Listings||2009 Toyota CamryBrowse Used Listings||2008 Honda Accord SedanBrowse Used Listings||2008 Nissan AltimaBrowse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy|
|Gas 4-Cyl||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4|
|4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS||4-Door Sedan I4 S FWD||4-Door Sedan I4 Manual GLS||4-Door Sedan I4 Manual (Natl)||4-Door I4 Manual LX||4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan|
|Automatic w/OD||Manual||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual||Manual w/OD|
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|2010 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2009 Ford Fusion||2010 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2009 Hyundai Sonata||2010 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2009 Toyota Camry||2010 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2008 Honda Accord Sedan||2010 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2008 Nissan Altima|