2017 Chevy Malibu vs 2017 Kia Optima
Offering impressive comfort features, exceptional efficiency, and innovative safety extras, the 2017 Chevy Malibu has been thoughtfully created with everything you want in a mid-size sedan plus more. Flowing body lines and a sturdy stance give this stylish car a sleek look while helping to provide a luxurious ride that is both thoughtful and sophisticated. Finally, you can really go the distance by choosing the Malibu Hybrid, which features a 1.8L hybrid engine offering 49 MPG city and hybrid-exclusive features like the Driver Efficiency Gauge.
In order to get a better understanding of how the 2017 Chevy Malibu stacks up against the competition, we've compared it to the 2017 Kia Optima. Take a look at our chart below and see which one is for you!
|2017 Chevy Malibu||vs||2017 Kia Optima|
|$21,680||Starting MSRP (USD)||$22,200|
|36 MPG||Fuel Economy||36 MPG|
|1.5L 4-cylinder DOHC with turbocharger, DI and Variable Valve Timing||Standard Engine||2.4L DOHC 16-valve I-4 with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing|
|Chevrolet MyLink||Available Infotainment||UVO eServices|
Test Drive the 2017 Chevy Malibu in Colorado Springs CO
While each of these vehicles are a great choice as a family hauler, the 2017 Chevy Malibu as a few tricks up its sleeve that sets it apart. Malibu’s exclusive Teen Driver system, smartphone-linked OnStar with remote vehicle access, and a full array of driver-assistive hazard-detection technology keep it ahead of the competition, while more rear-seat leg and shoulder room allow your passengers to stretch out. Both vehicles come available in a hybrid form, but the Kia Optima Hybrid only gets 46 miles per gallon in the city, 3 less than the Malibu Hybrid. Finally, only the Malibu comes available with built-in 4G LTE WiFi which allows riders to connect up to seven devices at once.
If you would like to experience the 2017 Chevy Malibu yourself, feel free to give us a call and we would be happy to schedule you an obligation-free test drive!