* *Tax, title, license, and optional equipment extra. Not available with some special finance and lease programs, and some other offers. Applies only to 2014 models. Payments are for a specially equipped 2014 Chevrolet Malibu LT with an MSRP of $24,335, 36 monthly payments total $6,078.60. Low-Mileage Lease Example For Qualified Lessees. 36 monthly lease payments. Option to purchase at lease end for an amount to be determined at lease signing. Lessor must approve lease. Includes $500 Competitive Lease to '99 or newer non-GM lessee's toward the purchase or lease of most '14/'15 Chevrolet vehicles. Includes $500 GM Loyalty towards purchase or lease for current owners/lessees of 1999 or newer GM products. Take delivery by 09/02/2014. Mileage charge of $.25 /mile over 30,000 miles. Lessee pays for maintenance, repair and excess wear. Payments may be higher in some states. Not available with other offers. Residency restrictions apply. See dealer for details. Monthly payment is $13.89 for every $1,000 financed. Average example down payment: 8.2%, Silverado: 7.2%, Cruze: 4.7%, Malibu: 3.4%, Traverse: 10.1%, Impala: 6.8%, Camaro: 7.0%. Some customers will not qualify. No monthly payments for 90 days. Down payment may be required at signing. Must qualify and be approved through Ally Financial. Not compatible with leases and some other offers. Not available in Washington D.C. Take delivery by 9/2/14. See dealer for details.

2014 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2014 Honda Accord Sedan

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2014 Honda Accord Sedan
2014 Chevrolet Malibu
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Awards


Chevrolet has made safety a priority, and it shows: the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Chevrolet Malibu were named IIHS Top Safety Picks.1

Features

Sometimes the beauty is in the details - including the thoughtful touches inside the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. These dynamite details include ice-blue ambient lighting on the instrument panel and doors, easily accessible storage areas, acoustic laminated glass (for a quieter ride) and carefully sculpted seats for comfort that rivals your couch.2

With dozens of standard and optional features, some for enhanced safety and some just for fun, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu competes handily with the other cars in its class - and wins, hands-down.

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the optional HID Headlights on the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, the answer is yes. On the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available.

An optional state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound on the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. Want it on the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan? You'll have to pay extra, after-market.

No more parallel parking jitters - the optional Rear Parking Aid on the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in
which case, choose the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan, which doesn't have a rear parking aid option.

2014 Chevrolet Malibu VS 2014 Honda Accord Sedan optional3 HID Headlights - optional4 Premium Sound System - optional5 Rear Parking Aid -

Performance

If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu's increased torque6 can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

  2014 Chevrolet Malibu  VS  2014 Honda Accord Sedan     2954    Torque    2527  

Safety

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan.

  2014 Chevrolet Malibu  VS  2014 Honda Accord Sedan    standard5    Rear Side Airbag    - 

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu's optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan.

  2014 Chevrolet Malibu  VS  2014 Honda Accord Sedan    has4    Turbocharged    - 

Usability

Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 12 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu will keep you on the road longer than the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan.

No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu's increased storage volume8 means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu's slightly smaller turn radius9 means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.

  2014 Chevrolet Malibu  VS
  2014 Honda Accord Sedan  
  5224    Estimated Combined Tank Range    51010  165Storage Volume1510375Turning Circle3810

Pricing

The drivetrain in the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 40,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan.

The difference in MSRP between the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan may seem significant, until you consider what you're missing when you opt to save that $185: loads of standard and optional features, some for safety and some just for fun. Suddenly, that modest $185 doesn't seem like much of a "savings" at all, does it?

  2014 Chevrolet Malibu  VS  2014 Honda Accord Sedan    100,0005    Drivetrain Warranty    60,00010    $22,1405    MSRP    $21,95510  
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1 - Learn more at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings

2 - Data on standard and optional features from the manufacturer's website at http://www.chevy.com/malibu

3 - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

4 - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu LT

5 - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu LS

6 - 295 lb.-ft. @ 5200 RPM vs. 252 lb.-ft. @ 4900 RPM

7 - 2014 Honda Accord Sedan EX-L

8 - 16 cubic feet vs. 15 cubic feet

9 - 37 feet vs. 38 feet

10 - 2014 Honda Accord Sedan LX