Malibu vs. Camry: Performance
When you compare the Chevy Malibu vs. Toyota Camry in terms of their performance on Metairie roads, you’ll find that both vehicles are fun yet efficient to drive:
2019 Chevrolet Malibu:
The new Chevy Malibu
is equipped with a 1.5L Turbo four-cylinder engine that generates 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, paired with a continuously variable transmission. Drivers can expect an EPA-estimated 29 mpg/city and 36 mpg/highway fuel economy.
2019 Toyota Camry: The Camry offers a 2.5L four-cylinder that produces 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. It's paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Camry has an EPA-estimated 29 mpg/city and 41 mpg/highway fuel economy.
While it’s true that the Camry has a slight edge in terms of engine performance, the Chevy Malibu is always following close behind. And, with a lower starting MSRP of $22,090 compared to $23,945 for the Camry, many Metairie shoppers will find the Malibu to be the overall more cost-effective option.