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Used Car Showdown: 2015 vs 2020 Chevy Malibu

So, you’re looking for a used sedan. You want something that has good gas mileage and a lower price tag than an SUV or truck. The 2015 and 2020 Chevy Malibu—both currently available at Car City—fit the bill. They are affordable, comfortable midsize sedans.

As a side note, just because you have less-than-perfect credit doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a quality, used sedan. At Car City, we work with all credit types and can get people driving for only $39 down!  We have a large inventory of newer used vehicles available in our locations from Cadillac, Michigan to South Bend, Indiana.

To help you decide which car is best for you, we’ve decided to compare the 2015 and 2020 Chevy Malibu. Some changes have been implemented over the years, and customers in the market for a used Malibu should take note. The Malibu is known for its great fuel economy and affordability. Both the 2016 and 2020 models are currently available at Car City and can be delivered to the most convenient Car City location for you. Below is our comparison between these two cars, so you can make the best decision possible.

2020 Chevy Malibu

The 2020 Chevy Malibu, currently available at Car City, offers drivers great fuel economy for the midsize car class. The Chevy Malibu gets 22-29 mpg in the city and 32-36 on the highway. The 2020 Malibu is a comfortable ride, and its engine offers 160-250 horsepower, which is typical for its class.

2020 Chevy Malibu LT | Price: $20,990 | Mileage: 57, 688
2020 Chevy Malibu LT | Price: $19,990 | Mileage: 64,610

The car received an overall rating of 7.3 (out of 10), and scored below average for its interior. Overall, the 2020 Chevy Malibu boasts great affordability and fuel economy. This is especially good news for drivers looking to save money on transportation-related expenses.

In addition to affordability, the 2020 Chevy Malibu comes with many features including an infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

2015 Chevy Malibu

2015 Chevy Malibu LT | Price: $14,990 | Mileage: 61,645
2015 Chevy Malibu LS | Price: $12,990 | Mileage: 98,674
2015 Chevy Malibu LT | Price: $11,990 | Mileage: 113,111

Now let’s look at the 2015 Chevy Malibu, which featured a standard WiFi hot spot, rear parking sensors, and rear cross-traffic alert for 2015. Car City has 2015 models available here. The 2015 Malibu offers drivers a powerful engine with brisk acceleration and excellent safety ratings. It also delivers good fuel economy with 21-25 mpg in the city and 30-36 on the highway.

While the 2015 Malibu has a powerful engine at 196-259 horsepower and good fuel economy, one downside is below-average legroom, according to U.S. News.

The 2015 Malibu received an overall rating of 8.6 (out of 10), which is slightly higher than the 2020 model. The 2015 Malibu’s lowest score was in the performance category and its highest score was in the safety and affordability categories. The car ranked #4 in U.S. Today’s “2015 Affordable Midsize Cars” list.

Which Malibu is right for you?

After reading about the advantages and disadvantages of the 2015 and 2020 Chevy Malibu, you may be wondering: which vehicle is right for me? Both the 2015 and 2020 Chevy Malibu offer great fuel economy and affordability, which makes them great choices for budget-conscious drivers. The 2015 Malibu does have a slightly higher overall score, especially in the safety and interior categories. The 2020 Malibu, on the other hand, ranks high in safety and its interior. It ultimately depends on what you value most in a car: space, interior, or safety. Both choices are fuel-efficient and will help lower some transportation-related expenses.

At Car City, our wide inventory makes it easier for customers to choose a newer ride. If your credit is not perfect, or if you are simply looking for a quality used vehicle, look no further! At Car City, all vehicles come with a six month/6,000-mile warranty, GAP coverage, and a three-day money-back guarantee. Additionally, Car City offers a minimum of $1,000 for your vehicle trade. Simply bring your trade-in vehicle to any Car City location and apply the trade-in value towards your newer ride! Start your application today to drive away in a quality, used vehicle this year!

Please Note: We turn our inventory daily, please check with the dealer to confirm vehicle availability, verify price, options, and other vehicle details.

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