You've got your work cut out for you if you're in the market for a mid-size sedan.
The choices are plentiful and they're all pretty darn good.
The Chevy Malibu's most obvious rival is the Ford Fusion.
It's nicely styled, but starting to feel a little dated.
The Honda Accord is this segment's sales leader, at least in terms of retail deliveries, and it's easy to see why: composure, quality, and value in spades.
Each has its own virtues and none will be a bad addition to your driveway.
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|2018 Chevrolet MalibuBrowse Used Listings||2018 Ford FusionBrowse Used Listings||2018 Kia OptimaBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mazda MAZDA6Browse Used Listings||2018 Subaru LegacyBrowse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 46 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy|
|Turbocharged Gas I4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded H-4|
|Midsize Cars||Mid-Size Cars||Large Cars||Mid-Size Cars||Mid-Size Cars|
|4-Door Sedan L w/1VL||S FWD||LX Automatic||Sport Manual||2.5i|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel|
|Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||CVT w/OD|
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|2018 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2018 Ford Fusion||2018 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2018 Kia Optima||2018 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2018 Mazda MAZDA6||2018 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2018 Subaru Legacy|