2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ comparison

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ
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2014 Chevrolet Impala LT

2014 Chevrolet Impala LT
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2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion
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2013 Nissan Altima SL

2013 Nissan Altima SL
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Price $27,830 at 1 store $25,235 at 1 store $29,950 at 1 store $30,200 at 1 store $30,500 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.5 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review
Release date October 16, 2012 April 19, 2012 July 09, 2013 December 13, 2012 November 02, 2012
The Bottom Line The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ is a comfortable ride with a good level of standard cabin tech, but it's a few thousand bucks overpriced when compared with the competition from Ford, Honda, and Toyota. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is a competent highway cruiser with a good baseline of cabin tech, but its eAssist mild-hybrid system doesn't really deliver the miles per gallon. It may look like a high-strung sports sedan, but the 2014 Chevrolet Impala LT is all about pampering its driver with a comfortable ride without breaking the bank. The new MyLink tech isn't the best in this class, but it gets the job done. Among midsize sedans, none is as technology-rich as the 2013 Ford Fusion, which mixes efficiency, driver assistance, and infotainment features in one attractive package. Larger than you would expect for a midsize sedan, the 2013 Nissan Altima offers distinctive ride quality and some surprising available cabin tech, but engine choices slip behind the tech curve.

Basic specs

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Drivetrain available Front-drive
front-drive
Front-drive
Info unavailable Front-drive
Available Engine Gas
Hybrid
Gas
Gas
Gas
Body style Sedan
Sedan
Sedan
Sedan
Sedan
Trim levels LTZ
Eco
LT
Info unavailable 3.5 SL
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