What Can Drivers Expect from the 2016 Chevy Malibu Price?

June 21st, 2016 by

2016 Honda AccordWhen it comes to sedans, there is a wealth of options available to the modern driver, and they have to consider everything from fuel economy to standard features before they make up their minds. Even with those considerations, price often overrides everything, but it’s always worth noting how the price and features of a model like the 2016 Chevy Malibu compare against the 2016 Honda Accord.

Prices and Trims

Drivers will be able to select among six trim and price options with the 2016 Chevy Malibu:

  • L: Starting at $21,625
  • LS: Starting at $23,120
  • 1LT: Starting at $25,020
  • Hybrid: Starting at $27,770
  • 2LT: Starting at $28,620
  • Premier: Starting at $30,920

The 2016 Honda Accord also provides six trim levels:

  • LX: Priced at $22,205 MSRP (for 6MT models)*
  • Sport: Priced at $24,265 MSRP (for 6MT models)*
  • EX: Priced at $25,580 MSRP (for 6MT models)*
  • EX-L: Priced at $28,670 MSRP
  • EX-L V6: Priced at $30,745 MSRP
  • Touring: Priced at $34,680 MSRP

Amenities for Your Money

The small price difference between the base-level 2016 Honda Accord and the base-level 2016 Chevy Malibu masks a world of difference. You’ll find the following features as standard in the Accord, but not in the Malibu:

  • Dual-zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Rearview Camera
  • CD Player
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Variable Assisted Steering

The Accord even lets you equip the following advanced driver assistance features of the Honda Sensing suite in the base-level model:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

Plainly, the small increase in starting price results in a dramatic improvement when it comes to standard and available onboard features.

The Accord further outclasses the Malibu by delivering 185 hp as standard to the Chevy’s 160 hp and a passenger volume of 103.2 cubic feet to the Chevy’s 102.9. The Accord’s perennial popularity also means that your model will hold more value; its ALG residual value is rated at 53% after 36 months and 41% after 60 months versus just 39% and 27%, respectively, with the Malibu.

Find the Accord at Your Mid-Missouri Honda Dealer

The Accord is one of the most popular vehicles on the road today. When you’re ready to take one out for a spin, just visit a Mid-Missouri Honda Dealer near you.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.

Posted in 2016 Vehicles, Accord