Chevrolet Malibu vs. Ford Fusion

2018 Chevrolet Malibu comparison

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

2018 Ford Fusion

2018 Ford Fusion


OnStar Automatic Crash Response

Not Included

OnStar Emergency Services

Not Included

OnStar Hands Free Calling

Not Included

Six-Speaker Sound System

Not Included
30 MPG

Fuel Economy – Combined

25 MPG

Choosing Between the Malibu and the Fusion?

Drivers searching for the ultimate family sedan are likely considering the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2018 Ford Fusion. When you compare the two side by side, the Malibu offers the following advantages:

  • A wealth of standard safety features from OnStar
  • More base trim efficiency
  • Exciting standard features

Read on to learn more about how the Malibu comes out ahead of the Fusion.

Save Money on Fuel Costs

The 2018 Malibu and the 2018 Fusion are both priced below $23,000, but there’s a big difference between the two when it comes to base trim fuel economy.

  • 2018 Chevrolet Malibu L
    • Fuel Economy – City – 27 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Highway – 36 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Combined – 30 MPG
  • 2018 Ford Fusion S
    • Fuel Economy – City – 21 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Highway – 32 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Combined – 25 MPG

As you can see, Chevrolet’s commitment to efficiency allows the Malibu to save you money on the long road ahead. On top of that, both models are offered in hybrid configurations, and the Malibu offers better fuel economy there as well:

  • 2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
    • Fuel Economy – City – 49 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Highway – 43 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Combined – 46 MPG
  • 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid
    • Fuel Economy – City – 43 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Highway – 41 MPG
    • Fuel Economy – Combined – 42 MPG

In addition, the Malibu’s interior features premium cloth and more speakers in the base trim than the Fusion. That allows everyone to sit back and enjoy the ride while travelling in the Chicago Heights area.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

Visit Chevrolet of Homewood Today

We haven’t covered one big advantage of the Malibu yet, and that’s how fun it is to drive! Schedule a test drive to experience this sedan for yourself. We offer a wide range of Malibu trims, colors, and configurations, so drop by our showroom at 18033 Halsted St. in Hoffman Estates.

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