2017 Honda Accord Hybrid vs 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

Chevy Malibu Hybrid

2017 Chevrolet Malibu

The latest 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid and the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid both offer premium efficiency, important safety features, and modern technology. Either one might meet your needs if you’re looking for a hybrid in the Chicagoland area. To help you make your decision, we’ve compared them side by side:

  • Efficiency: In EPA estimates, the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid achieves 49 mpg city/47 mpg highway/48 mpg combined with a standard continuously variable transmission*. The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid earns an EPA estimate of 49 mpg city/43 mpg highway/46 mpg combined with an automatic hybrid transmission*. While both are admirable numbers, the Honda Accord Hybrid is clearly more efficient based on EPA estimates.
  • Power: The Malibu Hybrid comes standard with a four-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor for a total combined output of 182 hp. The Honda Accord Hybrid uses a 2.0L four-cylinder paired with two electric motors that put out a total of 212 hp combined. That extra power is something you’ll appreciate while passing on Interstate 90 near Elgin.
  • Safety: The Honda Accord Hybrid comes standard with the Honda Sensing system. That advanced suite of safety features includes automatic forward collision prevention braking system, as well as lane departure warning and prevention, and adaptive cruise control. None of those features are standard on the Malibu.
  • Cargo: Trunk space in a hybrid sedan is at a premium because you’ve got to put the battery somewhere. The Accord Hybrid offers nearly as much space in the trunk as the regular sedan, with 13.7 cubic feet of trunk space. The Chevrolet Malibu only has 11.6 cubic feet of trunk space.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

Come find the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid today at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, your local Chicago and Elgin area Honda dealer. Our showroom is located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, and if you’re looking for an efficient sedan, you’ll want to drive the Accord Hybrid. Visit us or contact us online now.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.