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1997 Chevrolet Malibu

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1997 Chevrolet Malibu
(Malibu 4dr Sedan Base shown)
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2015 Kia Optima
(2014 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $15,470 - $18,190 $21,840 - $35,500
Destination Charge $525 $825
Invoice Price $14,155 - $16,644 $20,893 - $33,140
Available Engines 155-hp 3.1-liter V-6 (regular gas)
150-hp 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
192-hp 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
274-hp 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 4-spd automatic w/OD 6-spd automatic w/OD and auto-man
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg 20 - 23 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 29 mpg 31 - 34 mpg
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