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Here's how the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid and the 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid measure up.
4dr Sdn Hybrid w/1HY
$27,920
Starting MSRP
Premium Auto
$25,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

124.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gas/Electric Hybrid)

192.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gas/Electric Hybrid)

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Combined MPG
46 42 -
Size
193.8" length, 57.6" height 191.1" length, 57.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Dark Atmosphere / Loft Brown

Dark Atmosphere / Medium Ash Gray

Jet Black w / Jet Black Accents

Ebony

Sabre Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

2-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 X 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
124 @ 5000 192 @ 6000 -
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4750 271 @ 1770 -
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
559.00 mi 731.40 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
46 MPG 42 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
43 MPG 46 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
637.00 mi 620.10 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
49 MPG 39 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 12 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.2 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.0 gal 15.9 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.0 ft 35.8 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/55R17 P205/65HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17 P205/65HR16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3366 lbs 3486 lbs -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³ 13.4 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
42.0 in 45.5 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.5 in 63.8 in -
Track Width, Front
62.6 in 63.5 in -
Height, Overall
57.6 in 57.5 in -
Second Shoulder Room
57.1 in 56.4 in -
Front Head Room
39.1 in 39.8 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.1 in -
Second Hip Room
53.4 in 56 in -
Second Head Room
37.5 in 37.8 in -
Wheelbase
111.4 in 110.4 in -
Passenger Volume
100.0 ft³ N/A -
Second Leg Room
38.1 in 35.6 in -
Length, Overall
193.8 in 191.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
58.5 in 58.1 in -
Front Hip Room
54.1 in 56 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.0 in 73.2 in -

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