Buick Regal vs. Chevrolet Malibu

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$25,070
$22,090

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
160 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L turbo DOHC 4
1.5L turbo DOHC 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.9 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.
37.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/55R17
P205/65R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
111.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
37 ft.

Length

Length
192.9 in.
194.2 in.

Width

Width
73.3 in.
73 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3748 lbs.
3126 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
160 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.3 gal.
15.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 mpg
33 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
29 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
36 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Buick Regal Sportback
Chevrolet Malibu

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Midsize Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3748 lbs.
3126 lbs.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8
5.5

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 mpg.
32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 mpg.
36 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LTG
LFV

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0L/122
1.5L/91

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M3D
MRG

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.89
5.10

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link
Four-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
RA9
R83

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
RA9
R83

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55R17
P205/65R16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17
P205/65R16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 in.
16 x 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 in.
16 x 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.0 ft.
37.0 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.3 gal.
15.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
39.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
58.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.2 in.
54.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 in.
37.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.9 in.
38.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.4 in.
57.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.1 in.
53.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
111.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.9 in.
194.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.3 in.
73.0 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
57.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.0 in.
62.5 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Regal
Malibu

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
1.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4