Compare 2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid vs 2019 Chevrolet Malibu

2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2019 Chevrolet Malibu
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2.0L SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.0L SE 40 46 $24,490 $25,750
2.0L Limited 39 44 $29,367 $31,300
2.0L N/A N/A $31,810 $33,400
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4-Door Sedan L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan L 29 36 $22,023 $22,090
4-Door Sedan LS 29 36 $22,337 $23,220
4-Door Sedan RS 29 36 $23,299 $24,220
4-Door Sedan LT 29 36 $25,608 $26,620
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 49 43 $27,147 $28,220
4-Door Sedan Premier 22 32 $30,610 $31,820
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,490
$22,023
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,750
$22,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$429 / month
$368 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a likeable sedan, but it requires some compromises when it comes to essential safety tech.
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Fuel Economy
City
40 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
46 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 41.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 102.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 NA
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 194.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.4
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.3 15.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.8 x - TBD -
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)
11.2 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 37.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R83
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA R83
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZAM
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P205/65R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3497 3126
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 x 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
193 @ 1770 160 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 5000 184 @ 2500-3000
Engine Order Code
NA LFV
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
46 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
40 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 32
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 NA
Trans Order Code
NA MRG
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 5.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Clutch Size (in)
- N/A
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.2 5.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
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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