The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu vs. the 2017 Honda Accord

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Honda Accord

2017 Honda Accord

The reason that many drivers from Florence and Cincinnati choose a midsize sedan like the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu or the 2016 Honda Accord is that these cars are so practical. They are small enough to be efficient and agile, but big enough to carry a lot of cargo, motor down the highway, and keep you and your family safe. If you pick the right one, you’ll get a lot of great features, as well. Find out how the new Chevrolet Malibu and Honda Accord models compare when put head to head. If you conclude that the Malibu is the better pick, then visit Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence for a tour and test drive.

Price

Every dollar counts when you're trying to stretch your car-buying budget. You can save more in the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu.

  • 2017 Chevrolet Malibu: MSRP from $21,680
  • 2017 Honda Accord: MSRP from $22,355

Features

The great thing about the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is that it doesn't force you to pay for a more expensive trim in order to get the features and technologies you want. The same can't be said for the 2017 Honda Accord. On the Malibu, the base trim comes standard with keyless ignition and entry, height-adjustable front seats, a 60/40-split rear seat, the OnStar telematics system with a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection, and a six-speaker stereo.

On the other hand, the Honda Accord’s base trim requires traditional keys, only has a height-adjustable driver's seat, doesn't allow you to expand the cargo capacity in back, offers no internet connectivity, and plays music through a four-speaker stereo system.

Warranty

When you need help on the road, you need it fast. Chevrolet has you covered thanks to a generous extended warranty. Plus, all trims receive complimentary roadside assistance for five years or 60,000 miles. On the other hand, the 2017 Honda Accord only offers roadside assistance for three years or 36,000 miles. After that, you’re on your own.

Efficiency

No one likes spending time and money at the gas pump. In the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, you can drive a lot longer between fill ups. Fuel efficiency with the standard powertrain is rated at 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway, while the stronger powertrain option is rated at 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway. Meanwhile, fuel economy on the 2017 Honda Accord is only rated at 23 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with a standard manual transmission, and 21 mpg city and 32 mpg highway on the stronger powertrain option.

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Offers Something for Everyone

It’s clear that the latest Chevrolet Malibu a better car than the 2017 Honda Accord. Explore this family sedan in depth at Tom Gill Chevrolet, located at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. You can reach us from Cincinnati by taking I-71 South to Exit 181. Look for our dealership across the highway from the City of Florence Golf Course, and contact us with any questions.

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