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Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
2020 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
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$30,220
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6.8
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2021 Honda Accord
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$24,970
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8.5
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Volkswagen Jetta
2021 Volkswagen Jetta
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$18,995
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8.1
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
2-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 49 MPG
Hwy: 43 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Hybrid
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
122 hp @ 5000 rpm
192 hp @ 5500 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
129 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
192 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
2-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,366 lbs
3,150 lbs
2,895 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
46 MPG
33 MPG
34 MPG
City
49 MPG
30 MPG
30 MPG
Highway
43 MPG
38 MPG
41 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 (2019) Tons/yr
5.3 Tons/yr
5.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
14.8 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
637 miles
444 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
559 miles
562.4 miles
541.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.2 in
196.1 in
185.1 in
Height
57.9 in
57.1 in
57.4 in
Max Width
73 in
73.3 in
70.8 in
Front Width
62.6 in
63 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
62.5 in
63.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
111.4 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
42.3 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.5 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.3 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
55.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
40.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.3 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
56.5 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
55 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³
16.7 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37 ft
38.2 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Four-Link
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/55R17
P225/50VR17
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P225/55R17
P225/50VR17
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Black Uni
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Light Wheat, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2020 Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles