Compare 2014 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2015 Chrysler 200

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
2015 Chrysler 200
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4-Door Sedan ECO w/2SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Malibu 4-Door Sedan ECO w/2SA 25 36 $24,777 $25,945
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 25 36 $21,558 $22,340
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 25 36 $22,547 $23,610
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 25 36 $24,175 $25,315
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT w/3LT 21 30 $25,641 $26,850
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/1LZ 25 36 $26,261 $27,790
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/2LZ 21 30 $28,302 $29,950
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4-Door Sedan C AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
200 4-Door Sedan C AWD 18 29 $29,966 $30,825
200 4-Door Sedan C FWD 23 36 $26,018 $26,625
200 4-Door Sedan LX FWD 23 36 $21,885 $21,995
200 4-Door Sedan Limited FWD 23 36 $23,504 $23,950
200 4-Door Sedan S AWD 18 29 $28,598 $29,370
200 4-Door Sedan S FWD 23 36 $24,650 $25,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,777
$29,966
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$30,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$514 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Chevy has taken a look elsewhere in its lineup, and in the market, and made the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu a stronger offering--with an emphasis on better gas mileage and more space. The 2015 Chrysler 200 can fetch a premium for its style and its horsepower--but rear-seat room and handling are better bargains elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.30 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.50 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.3 101.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.50 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.10 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.10 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.00 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.80 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.00 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.50 192.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.60 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.00 62
Wheelbase (in)
107.80 108
Liftover Height (in)
NA 28.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.00 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 16
Brakes
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)
11.5 x - TBD - 11
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 39.8
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.68 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
RA9 TSU
Front Tire Size
P225/55R17 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RA9 TSU
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17 P235/45VR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3602 3802
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.1 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4900 262 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LUK ERB
Displacement
2.4L/145 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6200 295 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.91
Trans Type
6 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.84
Trans Order Code
MHH DF5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64 3.25
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.70
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.58
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.70
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Chrysler 200
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 8.1 (Est)
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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