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Compare the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to the 2013 Toyota Camry

2013 Chevy Malibu
Features

Fuel Economy
22 city / 34 hwy (mpg)
MSRP
$21,995
NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
5 STARS – 5-Front, 5-Side, 4-Rollover
Warranty Coverage

  • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/100,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/100,000-mile Roadside Assistance Program.

2013 Toyota Camry
Features

Fuel Economy
25 city / 35 hwy (mpg)
MSRP
$24,855
NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score
5 STARS – 54-Front, 5-Side, 4-Rollover
Warranty Coverage

  • 3-year/36,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.
  • 5-year/60,000-Mile PowerTrain Limited Warranty.
  • 2-year/25,000-Mile Roadside Assistance Program.

Fuel Economy

With a fuel economy that saves you $151 more each year (if both vehicles are driven 20,000 miles annually), you may think that the 2013 Toyota Camry is a better value than the 2013 Chevy Malibu, but here’s the hard truth: it is not. With a MSRP that is $2860 less than the Toyota Camry, the Chevy Malibu’s initial value will only be surpassed by the Toyota’s superior gas mileage after 19 years! This makes the 2013 Chevy Malibu the much better choice in vehicle value.

Vehicle Safety Rating

The 2013 Chevy Malibu and the Toyota Camry both have a NHTSA Overall Vehicle Safety Score of 5-Stars, but their scores are not identical. While both scored 5-Stars in their Side-Crash tests and 4-Stars in their Rollover Safety tests, in its Front-Crash test the Chevy Malibu scored 5-Stars –one star better than the Toyota Camry.

What difference does one star make? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s 5-star rating system is designed to inform drivers of vehicle safety in three primary categories: a Front Crash Test, a Side Crash Test, and a Rollover probability rating. Because the NHTSA only awards 5-Stars to cars they believe have proven their exceptional safety features, one star can make a huge difference. Though the Toyota Camry still has stellar vehicle safety ratings, the 2013 Chevy Malibu’s safety rating is just better with that one extra star to give you peace-of-mind.

Warranty Coverage

While both vehicles feature the same warranty programs, the 2013 Chevy Malibu’s last longer, giving you more coverage than the 2013 Toyota Camry. The Camry only matches the Malibu in its 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper warranty. While the Chevy Malibu’s PowerTrain Limited Warranty takes you further than the Toyota Camry… 40,000 miles further, to be exact! Additionally, both vehicles feature a Roadside Assistance Program. These programs feature the following services:

  • Lockout Service – You will be assisted when you accidentally lock your keys inside the vehicle.
  • Flat Tire Change – A spare will be installed for you.
  • Fuel Delivery – If you run out of gas, $5 worth of fuel will be delivered to get you back on the road.
  • Emergency Towing – Your car will be towed to its nearest dealer.
  • Jump-Starts – If you need your car jump-started, you will be assisted whether at home or on the road.

While both vehicles come with this program, the 2013 Chevy Malibu’s program outlasts the Toyota Camry’s by 3 years and 75,000 miles! This makes the Chevy Malibu the clear winner in warranty coverage in side-by-side comparison and exemplifies Chevy’s continually exceptional reliability and dedication to you.

Summary

While the 2013 Toyota Camry may have better fuel economy, this is eclipsed by the 2013 Chevy Malibu’s far greater value, its better vehicle safety rating, and its superior warranty coverage, making it the better choice in this side-by-side comparison for smart car buyers.