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Chevrolet Malibu vs. Buick Regal Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Chevrolet Malibu vs. Buick Regal Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,610

Chevrolet Malibu Premier   
Difference: $800

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,032

Chevrolet Malibu Premier   
Difference: $763

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelMalibuRegalRegal
TrimPremierBaseGS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,975 $31,465 $34,115
Base Invoice $29,736 $30,206 $32,750
Driver Confidence Package II 995    
Driver Confidence Package 1,195 1,040 1,040
Panoramic sunroof 1,270    
Cargo net 60    
Engine-block heater 100 100  
All-weather floor mats 140 140 140
Sunroof   1,000 1,000
Premium II Package   2,575  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,195 1,195
Metallic paint (extra cost)   395 395
FWD   -2,425  
Driver Confidence Package II 905    
Driver Confidence Package 1,087 946 946
Panoramic sunroof 1,156    
Cargo net 55    
Engine-block heater 91 91  
All-weather floor mats 127 127 127
Sunroof   910 910
Premium II Package   2,472  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,087 1,087
Metallic paint (extra cost)   359 359
FWD   -2,328  
Options (change) 3,760 4,020 3,770
Options (change) 3,421 3,664 3,429
Destination 875 925 925
Total Price $35,610 $36,410 $38,810
Total Invoice $34,032 $34,795 $37,104

The configured Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Buick Regal 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 259hp 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick Regal are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Malibu Premier trim is $30,975. The features would cost an additional $3,760. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,610.

The base sticker price of the Buick Regal Base trim is $31,465. The features would cost an additional $4,020. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $36,410.

The base sticker price of the Buick Regal GS trim is $34,115. The features would cost an additional $3,770. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $38,810.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Malibu trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Regal trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Buick Regal Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Buick Regal 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 259hp 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick Regal are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Chevrolet Malibu Premier trim is $29,736. The features would cost an additional $3,421. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $34,032.

The invoice of the Buick Regal Base trim is $30,206. The features would cost an additional $3,664. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $34,795.

The invoice of the Buick Regal GS trim is $32,750. The features would cost an additional $3,429. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $37,104.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Malibu trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Regal trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Buick Regal Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Buick Regal

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Malibu Premier
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,620
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,502
Model Year201720172017
ModelMalibuRegalRegal
TrimPremierBaseGS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine250hp I4259hp I4259hp I4
TransmissionT9T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/33 MPG21/30 MPG21/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19235/50-18245/40-19
Total Price$35,610$36,410$38,810
Adjustments for Features-1,8200-1,265
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,790$36,410$37,545
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,135
Total Invoice$34,032$34,795$37,104
Adjustments for Features-1,7390-1,209
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,293$34,795$35,895
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,100

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Buick Regal

Model Year201720172017
ModelMalibuRegalRegal
TrimPremierBaseGS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Semi-automated parking system$500  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Knee airbag, passenger$100  
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200  
Obstacle detection, front$200 $200
Pedestrian detection$50  
Safety key$5  
Temporary spare tire $150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40  
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player $125$125
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Wireless charging station$75  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Body kit  $0
Laminated front side windows$200  
Panoramic sunroof$1200  
Rear spoiler  $200
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Fog lights $125 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
Performance meter  $150
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Engine-block heater$35$35 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300  
Metal pedals  $75
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Upgraded floor mats$0  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$5,005$3,185$4,450
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,820$0$1,265
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,7390-1,209

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Buick Regal

Model Year20172017
ModelMalibuRegal
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.4 in107.8 in
Length193.8 in190.2 in
Width73.0 in73.1 in
Height57.7 in58.4 in
Curb Weight3,388 lb.3,692 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.0 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.1 in55.4 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.1 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in36.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.1 in54.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.4 in52.3 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume15.8 ft314.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Malibu Premier

Driver Confidence Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested85055%
Total Not Requested70045%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested122565%
Total Not Requested65035%

Option Package Details
Buick Regal

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested925100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Rear side airbags300Yes
Xenon HID headlights500No
AC power outlet100Yes
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Speed limit information0No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Remote start150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested227571%
Total Not Requested95029%

Option Package Details
Buick Regal GS

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested925100%
Total Not Requested00%

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