Compare 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Chevrolet Malibu
2018 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid w/1HY
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Malibu 4-Door Sedan Hybrid w/1HY 49 43 $26,803 $27,920
Malibu 4-Door Sedan L w/1VL 27 36 $21,571 $21,680
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 27 36 $22,387 $23,320
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 36 $24,211 $25,220
Malibu 4-Door Sedan Premier w/2LZ 22 32 $29,779 $31,020
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Hybrid LE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry Hybrid LE CVT 51 53 $25,715 $27,950
Camry Hybrid SE CVT 44 47 $27,279 $29,650
Camry Hybrid XLE CVT 44 47 $29,808 $32,400
Camry L Automatic 29 41 $21,635 $23,645
Camry LE Automatic 28 39 $22,098 $24,150
Camry SE Automatic 28 39 $23,069 $25,350
Camry XLE Automatic 28 39 $26,026 $28,600
Camry XLE V6 Automatic 22 33 $31,441 $34,550
Camry XSE Automatic 28 39 $26,527 $29,150
Camry XSE V6 Automatic 22 32 $31,942 $35,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,803
$25,715
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,920
$27,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$465 / month
$466 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
A solid effort, the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu offers plenty of compelling reasons to lure customers into showrooms. The 2018 Toyota Camry remains among the most competitive mid-size sedans, with a sleeker design, higher fuel economy, and carefully calibrated features and options for every buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
49 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 53 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 99.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
193.8 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.2
Liftover Height (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 15.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.1
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)
- TBD - 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.0 13
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 37.4
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55R17 P205/65VR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RA9 010B
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17 P205/65VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
RA9 010B
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)
3366 3472
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
124 @ 5000 208 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4750 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
LKN NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
49 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
46 52
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 53
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
NA 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MKE NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64 3.29
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Toyota Camry
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 3.4
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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