Chevrolet Malibu vs. Ford Fusion Energi

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,090
$36,595

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
188 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L turbo DOHC 4
2.0L iVCT Atkinson Cycle I

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
44.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
39.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.7 cu. ft.
8.2 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/65R16
P225/50VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37 ft.
37.6 ft.

Length

Length
194.2 in.
191.8 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
75.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3126 lbs.
4034 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
188 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
129 ft. lbs.

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
15.8 gal.
14 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 mpg
42 mpg

City

City
29 mpg
42 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 mpg
42 mpg

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission

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

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu
Ford Fusion Energi

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.9 ft³.
102.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3126 lbs.
4034 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
32 mpg.
42 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LFV
99U

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4
Gas/Electric I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5L/91
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MRG
44J

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
CVT w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.10
2.91

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/65R16
P225/50VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/65R16
P225/50VR17

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.5 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

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

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
11.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in.
11.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
14 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
39.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
44.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.5 in.
57.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.1 in.
55 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
37.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.1 in.
56.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.4 in.
54.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
112.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
194.2 in.
191.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
58 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.6 in.
62.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.5 in.
62 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³.
8.2 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Malibu
Fusion Hybrid

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
2.0

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