2018 Honda Accord vs. 2018 Chevrolet Malibu

2018 Honda Accord vs Chevy Malibu 

Both the 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Chevrolet Malibu are quality mid-size sedans. Each offers good looks, impressive fuel efficiency, and ample interior space. But, one of them does it better than the other.

The redesigned 2018 Honda Accord gives you more interior room for passengers than the Malibu - 105.6 cubic feet compared to 102.9 cubic feet, respectively. Plus, the Accord offers stellar features, such as an innovative suite of driver technologies, on the base trim. If you want advanced safety tech on the Malibu, you'll have to select a higher trim. 

Power and Efficiency

The 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine with single-scroll turbocharger in the 2018 Honda Accord generates 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. You'll lose some get up and go with the Malibu as its 1.5-liter turbocharged DOHC four-cylinder engine only generates 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. 
The Accord ranks higher in efficiency, too. In the Accord, you'll earn an EPA-estimated rating of 30 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined.* In the Malibu, the numbers dip a bit with an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city, 36 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined.**


If safety is a top priority for you, choose the Accord. As a standard feature, the Accord delivers Honda Sensing®, a suite of driver assist technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Lane Keeping Assist System, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Forward Collision Warning, Road Departure Mitigation System, Lane Departure Warning, and Traffic Sign Recognition System. The Malibu features advanced safety tech, too, like its Teen Driver system, but not as a standard feature.

If you're looking for standard, advanced, and innovative safety technologies; a roomier interior; and more power, opt for the 2018 Honda Accord. Visit Shenango Honda to schedule a test drive.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

**EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary.

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