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Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,815

Hyundai Sonata Limited   
Difference: $1,145

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimPremierLimited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $33,370 $33,850
Driver Confidence Package 1,195  
Driver Confidence Package II 995  
Sun and Wheels Package 2,270  
Cargo net 65 50
All-weather floor mats 140 130
Ultimate Package+   2,300
Door sill trim plates   250
Floor mats   125
Cargo mat   115
Driver Confidence Package 1,087  
Driver Confidence Package II 905  
Sun and Wheels Package 2,066  
Cargo net 59 41
All-weather floor mats 127 104
Ultimate Package+   2,139
Door sill trim plates   226
Floor mats   100
Cargo mat   92
Options (change) 4,665 2,970
Options (change) 4,244 2,702
Destination 925 995
Total Price $38,960 $37,815

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Malibu Premier
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $10,385
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $58
Model Year20212021
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimPremierLimited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine250hp I4290hp I4
TransmissionT9S8
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/32 MPG23/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19235/45-18
Total Price$38,960$37,815
Adjustments for Features-11,5300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,430$37,815

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year20212021
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimPremierLimited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
8-speed automated manual $1300
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Power front side windows$250 
Power locks$275 
Power rear side windows$200 
Proximity key$250 
Remote app$25 
Remote keyless entry$225 
Remote start$150 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Sunshades, second row $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150 
Antilock brakes (ABS)$400 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Brake assist$50 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Following distance indicator$25 
Front side airbags$350 
Knee airbag, driver$75 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear side airbags$300 
Rollover sensor$50 
Safety key$5 
Side curtain airbags$350 
Stability control$400 
Temporary spare tire $150
Traction control$100 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Air conditioning$900 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Audio controls on steering wheel$125 
Automatic climate control, front$200 
Aux input$50 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25 
Bluetooth cell phone link$100 
Dual-zone climate control$125 
Interior air filter$0 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents$100 
Rear defrost$200 
Satellite radio$200 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$225 
Traffic + travel information $25
USB port$25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 
Automatic headlights$125 
Compass$0 
Heated mirrors$25 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Outside temperature display$50 
Power mirrors$150 
Trip computer$150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), front row$75 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Heated front seats$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Upgraded floor mats$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$13,380$1,850
Value of Feature Adjustments$11,530$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,5300

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year20212021
ModelMalibuSonata
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.4 in111.8 in
Length194.2 in192.9 in
Width73.0 in73.2 in
Height57.3 in56.9 in
Curb Weight3,402 lb.3,552 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.1 in54.6 in
Row 1 Legroom41.5 in46.1 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.1 in56.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.4 in54.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in34.8 in
Cargo Volume15.7 ft316.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Malibu Premier

Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested130073%
Total Not Requested47527%
Driver Confidence Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested90060%
Total Not Requested60040%
Sun and Wheels Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100No
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
245/40R19 tires400No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Total Requested120071%
Total Not Requested50029%

Option Package Details
Hyundai Sonata Limited

Ultimate Package+
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Surround sound250No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed850Yes
Total Requested362583%
Total Not Requested75017%

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