2014 Malibu vs Honda Accord

December 14th, 2014 by

The 2014 Honda Accord &2014 Chevy Malibu are two of the most easily recognized names for midsize sedans. For 2014, the manufacturers of both vehicles are providing their signature cars with some great modern enhancements. This article will review those features to help you choose which one is best for you.

2014 Malibu vs Honda Accord

Engine performance and fuel efficiency

2014 Honda Accord

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When you own the LX trim package, you can get up to 185 horsepower from a 2014 Honda accord. This makes it easy to reach highway speeds safely.

With an EPA estimated 34 mpg highway, the 2014 accord also gives its owners outstanding gas mileage.

2014 Chevy Malibu

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The engine of the 2014 Chevy Malibu’s LS trim package can crank out as much as 197 horsepower. This makes it even easier for a driver to safely reach optimal cruising speeds.

Also, with 36 mpg highway, the 2014 Chevy Malibu beats out the Accord in gas mileage.

Interior

2014 Honda Accord

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With 37.6 inches of front headroom, the 2014 Accord has a comfortable amount of ceiling space for most drivers. Honda also went with a premium layout for the interior design.

2014 Chevy Malibu

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For taller people who always find headroom to be challenging, Chevy have the 2014 Malibu nearly a full forty inches (39.0) inches of front headroom. Chevy also decided to give 2014 Malibu owners a treat by adding a true luxury styling to the interior design of the Malibu.

Exterior

2014 Honda Accord

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The Honda Accord has become well known for the simplicity of its body design; 2014 is no different. A virtual clone of the 2013 Accord, you won’t be turning any heads with this vehicle.

2014 Chevy Malibu

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The current body design of the Chevy Malibu has allowed it to shed its reputation as a boring vehicle and become better known for its stylish design. The design is so impressive, in fact, that it is easy to mistake the Malibu for an expensive luxury vehicle, despite its reasonable price tag.

Technology and standard features

2014 Honda Accord

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The 2014 Accord has plenty of standard features to please its owners. As with most modern vehicles, it has useful technology features, such as Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio and steering wheel radio controls. One of the Accord’s most attractive features is the three month trial period of Sirius XM satellite radio service.

2014 Chevy Malibu

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The 2014 Malibu also comes standard with the technology features expected of a top vehicle in 2014. Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio and steering wheel radio controls are all included in the 2014 Malibu. Chevy also extends a free three months of Sirius XM satellite radio service. One of the biggest standout features of the 2014 Malibu is the inclusion of On Star with phone call capabilities; this greatly enhances the safety and efficiency of your vehicle.

Optional packages

2014 Honda Accord

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For those who want more power in their vehicle, the 2014 Accord has trim packages that put out 278 horsepower. However, the unbalanced torque (252 lb-ft) will harm your ability to handle the Accord.

2014 Chevy Malibu

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Chevy allows you to get more power out of your vehicle with 259 horsepower from its top trim package, and with 260 lb-ft torque, you can be sure that you can handle the Malibu with no problem.

Safety

Both the Chevy Malibu and the Honda Accord have become renowned for their safety. 2014 is no exception, but the Malibu’s standard On Star feature gives it an edge in this department.

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