Malibu vs Altima

Vs Nissan Altima



  • 2018 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score1

According to the NHTSA, the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu's2 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2021 Nissan Altima3.6.

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu2 and the 2021 Nissan Altima3 in the city.
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EPA Estimated City MPG
Overall Frontal Crash Rating


Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu2, with 6 more horses in braking power per ton than 2021 Nissan Altima3, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu4, boasting 14 more horses and 17 more horses per ton than the 2021 Nissan Altima5.
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Braking Power Per Ton
Horsepower Per Ton


Offering more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2021 Nissan Altima3, the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu2 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
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Rear Head Room
Rear Leg Room


With an MSRP of $2,160 less than the 2021 Nissan Altima3, the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu2 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu's2 gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks7.

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 2021 Chevrolet Malibu's2 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2021 Nissan Altima3.
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Roadside Assistance
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1 - The Chevrolet Malibu received the lowest rate of reported problems in a tie among midsize cars in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study of new vehicle owners’ experience with their own vehicle after 90 days of ownership. For J.D 1 - Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.nhtsa).
2 - 2021 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sdn L
3 - 2021 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Sedan
4 - 2021 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sdn Premier
5 - 2021 Nissan Altima 2.0 SR Sedan
7 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.