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2020 Hyundai SONATA versus 2020 Chevrolet Malibu

    Comparing the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and 2020 Chevrolet Malibu is comparing two of the most popular Sedans on the road today. Both offer plenty of power and features, but which one is best for you?

    First up, you should consider the MSRP (manufacturer's standard retail price) of each Sedan. The base model of the 2020 SONATA has a starting price of $23,600 while the base model of the 2020 Malibu costs $22,140.

    Of course, there are various trims options for both Sedans, each of which start at different prices as more features are included. You can check our amazing 2020 Hyundai SONATA offers 4 trim options including: SEL, SE, SEL Plus, and Limited. On the other hand, the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu offers 5 trim options including: LT, LS, RS, Premier, and L. Be sure to call us here at Pacifico Hyundai so we can help you more fully compare different trim options between the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and 2020 Chevrolet Malibu.

    Another key consideration when doing a side-by-side of these Sedans are the engine options. Hyundai offers 2 different engines for its SONATA line, including the Regular Unleaded I-4 and Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4. Chevrolet offers 1 engine for its Malibu lineup, including the Turbocharged Gas I4.

    Next up you will want to look at the drivetrain options and MPG ratings for these Sedans. The 2020 SONATA offers up Front Wheel Drive and gets 38 miles per gallon. The 2020 Malibu has Front Wheel Drive drivetrains and gets 36 miles per gallon.

    Finally, when it comes to available colors, the 2020 SONATA comes in 8 colors including colors like: Stormy Sea, Shimmering Silver Pearl, Quartz White, and Portofino Gray. In comparison, the 2020 Malibu comes in 8 colors including Summit White, Stone Gray Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, and Shadow Gray Metallic to name a few.

    If you're excited about buying a Hyundai, you can check our amazing lease deals on 2020 Hyundai SONATAs here. If you're looking for a Chevrolet, check out our great deals on used certified pre-owned Chevrolet Sedans here.

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    Overview

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    Compare 2020 Hyundai SONATA & Chevrolet Malibu Features & Specs

    Compare Photos of the 2020 Hyundai SONATA & 2020 Chevrolet Malibu Side-by-Side

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    FAQs About Used Certified Pre-Owned 2020 Hyundai SONATA Sedan vs. Used Certified Pre-Owned 2020 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

    What are the differences between the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu?

    The 2020 Hyundai SONATA has been updated to be more fuel efficient and offers an improved Sedan driving experience. The new model also comes with a variety of performance, safety and entertainment features. Overall you are going to find a better value for your money with the 2020 Hyundai SONATA over the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu. Give Pacifico Hyundai at 215-240-6766 a call to find out more about how these vehicles measure up.

    Which Sedan is cheaper: The 2020 Hyundai SONATA or the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu?

    The final price of either of these Sedans will depend on your trim selection and the options you select. The 2020 Hyundai SONATA base model has an MSRP of $23,600, and the base model MSRP of the 2020 Malibu starts at $22,140.

    Does the 2020 Hyundai SONATA have the same drivetrain options as 2020 Chevrolet Malibu?

    The 2020 Hyundai SONATA comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive

    The 2020 Chevrolet Malibu comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive

    How does the MPG of the Hyundai SONATA compare with the Chevrolet Malibu?

    This will depend on which type of engine and trim you select, but the base model 2020 Hyundai SONATA gets 38 miles per gallon. The 2020 Chevrolet Malibu base model gets 36 MPG.

    What kind of engine options do the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu have?

    The 2020 SONATA Hyundai comes with 2 engine options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

    The 2020 Malibu comes with these engine options:

    • Turbocharged Gas I4

    How do the colors of the 2020 Hyundai SONATA compare with the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu?

    The 2020 Hyundai SONATA comes in these colors and more:

    • Stormy Sea
    • Shimmering Silver Pearl
    • Quartz White
    • Portofino Gray

    The 2020 Chevrolet Malibu comes in these colors and more:

    • Summit White
    • Stone Gray Metallic
    • Silver Ice Metallic
    • Shadow Gray Metallic
    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (also referred to as “MSRP”, “Base MSRP”, “Base Price” or the “Starting At” price), excludes destination/delivery charge, taxes, title, license, and registration and/or electronic filing fees, dealer fees, and total of options. For authenticated AXZ Plan customers, the price displayed may represent Plan pricing. Not all AXZ Plan customers will qualify for the Plan pricing shown and not all offers or incentives are available to AXZ Plan customers.
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    EPA mileage estimates are for newly manufactured vehicles only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

    Before purchasing this vehicle, it is your responsibility to address any and all differences between information on this website and the actual vehicle specifications and/or any warranties offered prior to the sale of this vehicle. Vehicle data on this website is compiled from publicly available sources and believed by the publisher to be reliable. Vehicle date is subject to change without notice. The publisher assumes no responsibility for errors and/or omissions on this data and makes no representations express or implied to any actual or prospective purchaser of the vehicle as to the condition of the vehicle, vehicle specifications, ownership, vehicle history, equipment/accessories, price or warranties.
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