Compare Chevrolet Malibu vs Nissan Altima vs Pontiac G6 Sedan

Chevrolet Malibu
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
Select configuration:
$22,140
Starting Price (MSRP)
6.6
Chevrolet Malibu For Sale Chevrolet Malibu Full Review
Change Car
Nissan Altima
2021 Nissan Altima
Select configuration:
$24,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
Nissan Altima For Sale Nissan Altima Full Review
Change Car
Pontiac G6 Sedan
2010 Pontiac G6 Sedan
Select configuration:
$21,275
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
Pontiac G6 Sedan For Sale Pontiac G6 Sedan Full Review
Change Car

Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter 4 Cylinder Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³

Photos

13
More
59
More
9
More

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter 4 Cylinder Gas
Horsepower
160 hp @ 5700 rpm
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
169 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2500-3000 rpm
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
160 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,126 lbs
3,208 lbs
3,305 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
32 MPG
25 MPG
City
29 MPG
28 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
39 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
16.2 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
458.2 miles
453.6 miles
352 miles
Cruising Range Highway
568.8 miles
631.8 miles
480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.2 in
192.9 in
189.1 in
Height
57.9 in
56.7 in
56.4 in
Max Width
73 in
72.9 in
70.4 in
Front Width
62.6 in
63.6 in
59.8 in
Rear Width
62.5 in
63.6 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
111.2 in
112.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
43.8 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.2 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.2 in
54.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
54.7 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
35.2 in
35.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
36.9 in
36.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
57.1 in
51.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
54.5 in
49.9 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
15.4 ft³
14 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter
37 ft
36.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7"
17" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7"
17" x TBD

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65R16
P215/60HR16
P215/55R17
Rear Tire
P205/65R16
P215/60HR16
P215/55R17
Spare Tire
T125/80R16
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Vortex Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Taupe, Vortex Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
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
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 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
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
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
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
N/A
Emissions
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles