2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

If you’re in the market for a high quality, durable and efficient mid-size sedan, there’s a good chance that you’ve taken a look at the vehicles that we have on display for you today. Throughout their lifespans the 2017 VW Passat and 2017 Chevrolet Malibu have grown into favorites among the entire industry for their trustworthy styling, performance and innovation, which is why they’re consistently rated high for many drivers and critics alike. Today we’re taking on a different kind of question; how well do the Passat and Malibu match up with each other?

Here at New Century VW we’re committed to helping your car buying experience be as informed and relaxed as possible, so to aid in this goal we did some research on the 2017 Passat and Malibu models. Without further ado, let’s jump in and take a look at what these two mid-size kings bring to the table!

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2017 Passat vs 2017 Malibu
$22,440 MSRP $21,680
1.8-liter Inline 4 Base Engine 1.5-liter Inline 4
170 / 184 Horsepower / Torque Output 160 / 184
23 city / 34 highway Fuel Economy 27 city / 36 highway

2017 Volkswagen Passat Glendale CA

It’s clear that both the 2017 Volkswagen Passat in Glendale CA and 2017 Chevrolet Malibu have exactly what it requires to be the long-lasting and versatile sedans we praise them for. If you’re in search of greater fuel economy and improved interior connectivity, the 2017 Malibu might be for you; it offers higher efficiency than the Passat, and also features built in 4G LTE WiFi, a class-exclusive amenity and one that few other sedans on the road can match. However, for greater power and safety ratings we highly recommend you give the Passat a second look. Stepping beyond its larger and more powerful engine, venturing inside provides one of the most secure and safe driving experiences on the road. This is because of the wealth of driver assistance features that the Passat offers, many of which have helped it achieve an IIHS Top Safety Pick rating for 2017! Some of these available innovations include:

  • Front Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Lane Assist
  • Park Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Park Pilot
  • Many more!

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Passat and its features, feel free to contact our team here at New Century VW. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive and are happy to help you out with anything you may need!

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