Honda Accord vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Champagne Frost Pearl
VS
Blue Velvet Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$21,549 - $23,858
$13,822 - $15,827

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
192 hp
160 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5T I
1.5L turbo DOHC 4

Interior Features

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.4 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.7 cu. ft.
15.8 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
111.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.1 ft.
37 ft.

Length

Length
192.2 in.
193.8 in.

Width

Width
73.3 in.
73 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3131 .lbs
3108 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
192 hp
160 hp

Torque

Torque
192 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
.lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.8 gal.
15.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
15 - 19 mpg
14 - 18 mpg

City

City
30 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 mpg
36 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Sedan
Chevrolet Malibu

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Midsize Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
105.6 ft³.
100.0 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3131 lbs.
3108 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
33 mpg.
30 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
30 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.5L/91

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41
4.58

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65
2.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24
3.23

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3
5.9

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Four-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 - P235/40VR19
P205/65R16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 - P235/40VR19
P205/65R16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
T125/80R16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
16 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
16 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
16" in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

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

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Pwr

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
11.5 in.
Not Available

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.8 gal.
15.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
39.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42.0 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in.
58.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.3 in.
54.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.4 in.
38.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
57.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55 in.
53.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
111.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.2 in.
193.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.1 in.
57.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.4 in.
62.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³.
15.8 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Accord
Malibu

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
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