2015 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2015 Subaru Outback

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Safety
Usability
Pricing
2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Chevrolet Malibu
          Who says you can't have it all?

Awards

The Chevrolet Malibu has made safety a top priority, and it shows: it's been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick and earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA.1.

Efficiency

Who says you can't have both luxury and eco-friendly fuel efficiency? The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu2 offers more miles per gallon both in the city and on the highway than the 2015 Subaru Outback3 - 0 more and 3 more MPGs, respectively - meaning you'll use less fuel and emit fewer greenhouse gases, while still enjoying the luxury and performance you've come to expect from Chevrolet. Bravo! . If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 3 between the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu2 and the 2015 Subaru Outback3. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas.4
2015 Chevrolet MalibuVS2015 Subaru Outback362EPA Estimated Highway MPG333.

Features

Spacious, efficient, comfortable, convenient, and more than a little luxurious: there's more to the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu than meets the eye. There's an impressive array of standard and optional features, all designed with you in mind, from the available OnStar with 4G LTE and Bluetooth wireless connectivity, to the sport-sculpted seats (for comfort) and rear 60/40 split-folding seatbacks (for versatility). 5.

Performance


Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu6, boasting 3 more horses and 10 more horses per ton than the 2015 Subaru Outback7. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu's6 increased torque - 2956 lb.-ft. vs. 2477 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Chevrolet MalibuVS2015 Subaru Outback2596Horsepower25671436Horsepower Per Ton13372956Torque2477

Safety

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu's dedication to occupant safety has earned it the NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Crash Rating. 8.

Usability


Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 18 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu6 will keep you on the road longer than the 2015 Subaru Outback3.
2015 Chevrolet MalibuVS2015 Subaru Outback5226Estimated Combined Tank Range5043

Pricing

The drivetrain in the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu2 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 40000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2015 Subaru Outback3. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu2 is priced at $2,430 less than the 2015 Subaru Outback3 - that's some pretty sizable savings. In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu's2 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Subaru Outback3.
2015 Chevrolet MalibuVS2015 Subaru Outback100,0002Drivetrain Warranty60,0003$22,4652MSRP$24,895352Roadside Assistance33
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1 - Learn more at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings and http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings. NHTSA rating for 2015 model year. IIHS Safety rating for 2014 model; rating for 2015 model not yet available.

2 - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LS

3 - 2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i

4 - Average American drives 13,476 miles per year (source: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/onh00/bar8.htm)

5 - Features info at http://www.chevrolet.com/malibu-mid-size-sedan.html

6 - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LT

7 - 2015 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

8 - Find more info here: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

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