Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
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Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014): 30 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
11.3l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 5.3l/100 km

2. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
259Nm
Tesla Model S P90D (2016): 967Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.8l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.2l/100 km

4. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
196hp
Opel VXR8 GTS (2014): 585hp

5. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
462l
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 894l

6. height

1.46m
Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014): 1.41m

7. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
991mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.08m

8. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
26% have it

9. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
160934km
Chevrolet SS (2014): 160934km

10. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
0
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 2

11. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
953mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.05m

12. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
32% have it

13. weight

1.54t
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.85kg

14. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
60l
Audi A8 (2014): 90.1l

16. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.74m
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 3.57m

17. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11.4m
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 10m

18. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
90% have it

19. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Rolls-Royce Ghost II (2014): 48

20. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
89% have it

21. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
57936km
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 96561km

22. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
10
Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTEC Sedan (2014): 11

23. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
85% have it

24. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
2.5l
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 6.7l

25. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Chevrolet Malibu LS (2014)
41% have it

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