Compare Chevrolet Malibu vs Nissan Altima Hybrid

Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 33 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
160 hp @ 5700 rpm
158 hp @ 5200-6000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2500-3000 rpm
162 @ 2800-4800/199 @ 0-1500
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,126 lbs
3,470 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
33 MPG
City
29 MPG
33 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
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Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
20 gallons
Cruising Range City
458.2 miles
660 miles
Cruising Range Highway
568.8 miles
660 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.2 in
190.7 in
Height
57.9 in
58.3 in
Max Width
73 in
70.7 in
Front Width
62.6 in
61.4 in
Rear Width
62.5 in
61.2 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
109.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
44.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
56.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
35.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
52.5 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
10.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Independent Strut
Rear Suspension
Four-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65R16
P215/60TR16
Rear Tire
P205/65R16
P215/60TR16
Spare Tire
T125/80R16
T135/906

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Blonde, interior trim
  • Charcoal, interior trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
Emissions
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Long Term California
N/A
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles