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Compare 2020 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
2020 Honda Accord
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4-Door Sedan L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Malibu 4-Door Sedan L 29 36 $22,117 $22,140
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 29 36 $22,432 $23,270
Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT 29 36 $25,709 $26,670
Malibu 4-Door Sedan Premier 22 32 $32,168 $33,370
Malibu 4-Door Sedan RS 29 36 $23,396 $24,270
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 47 $27,137 $29,670
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,417 $32,170
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,671 $25,870
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,399 $35,440
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,677 $28,070
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,957 $30,570
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,782 $32,570
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $22,211 $24,270
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,275 $36,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,117
$27,137
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,140
$29,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Chevrolet Malibu is a handsome mid-size sedan that’s overshadowed by competitors in terms of standard features. The 2020 Honda Accord is one of the best sedans available, a must-drive for any shopper.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 48 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 47 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 55
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 102.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.2 192.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - 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)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 12.8
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/80R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
R83 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAM NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R16 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
R83 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R16 P225/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3126 3373
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5700 212 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500-3000 129 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
LFV NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 48
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 47
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 8.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MRG NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.10 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.45 - 2.45
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Honda Accord Hybrid
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 3.8
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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2020 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 2020 Malibu selection still looks good
  • Factory rebate steady at $2,750
  • Lease from $295 for 39 months with $0 down
  • APR offers still on hold
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2020 Honda Accord
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  • Get up to $750 off (LX only)
  • Lease: From $290/mo. (Sign & Drive)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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