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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: $34,230

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid   
Difference: $1,425

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,620

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid   
Difference: $790

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimHybridHybrid Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $27,875 $30,500
Base Invoice $26,760 $28,627
Driver Confidence Package 1,195  
Convenience and Technology Package 895  
Leather Package 1,395  
Navigation system 495  
Panoramic sunroof 1,150  
Cargo net 65 50
Cargo mat 60 115
All-weather floor mats 140 130
Door sill trim plates 85  
Ultimate Package   3,850
Floor mats   125
Driver Confidence Package 1,087  
Convenience and Technology Package 814  
Leather Package 1,269  
Navigation system 450  
Panoramic sunroof 1,047  
Cargo net 59 41
Cargo mat 55 92
All-weather floor mats 127 104
Door sill trim plates 77  
Ultimate Package   3,561
Floor mats   100
Options (change) 5,480 4,270
Options (change) 4,985 3,898
Destination 875 885
Total Price $34,230 $35,655
Total Invoice $32,620 $33,410

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,005
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $396
Model Year20182018
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimHybridHybrid Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine122hp I4 H154hp I4 H
TransmissionCVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)49/43 MPG40/46 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-17215/55-17
Total Price$34,230$35,655
Adjustments for Features0-420
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,230$35,235
Total Invoice$32,620$33,410
Adjustments for Features0-394
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,620$33,016

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year20182018
ModelMalibuSonata
TrimHybridHybrid Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Cruise control$250 
Heated steering wheel $100
Proximity key$250 
Remote app$25 
Remote start$150 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Following distance indicator$25 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Rear side airbags$300 
Safety key$5 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
HD radio $50
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Satellite radio$200 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Traffic + travel information $25
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Heated mirrors$25 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Steering-linked headlights $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Heated front seats$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
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 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$4,255$4,675
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$420
Value of Feature Adjustments0-394

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Malibu vs. Hyundai Sonata

Model Year20182018
ModelMalibuSonata
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.4 in110.4 in
Length193.8 in191.1 in
Width73.0 in73.4 in
Height57.7 in58.1 in
Curb Weight3,457 lb.3,497 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in40.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.1 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in45.5 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in38.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.1 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.4 in56.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume15.8 ft316.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested165088%
Total Not Requested22512%
Convenience and Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150No
AC power outlet100No
Remote start150No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested22536%
Total Not Requested40064%
Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%

Option Package Details
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

Ultimate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Surround sound250No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Total Requested222555%
Total Not Requested180045%

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