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2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Chevy Malibu

What are you looking for from your next family sedan? A spacious, well-equipped interior? An athletic and fuel-efficient performance? Maybe a sleek, sporty style? After a recent redesign, the Nissan Altima will check all the boxes. Learn more about the versatile, athletic and family-friendly Nissan Altima in this 2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Chevy Malibu comparison at Rick Hill Nissan.

Drivers who opt for the 2017 Nissan Altima will be able to choose from seven trim levels - 2.5, 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL, 3.5 SR and 3.5 SL. Available with dual engine options and a wealth of innovative features, the Nissan Altima can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. A sleek, athletic design is complemented by a spacious, comfortable interior that is centered around the NissanConnect multimedia interface with a touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and voice recognition. Key features in the Nissan Altima include available Intelligent Safety Shield Technologies, a Bose® premium sound system, a RearView Monitor and 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space.

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2017 Nissan Altima VS 2017 Chevy Malibu
$22,500 Base MSRP $21,680
179-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder Base Engine 163-Horsepower Turbocharged 1.5-Liter Four-Cylinder
27 MPG City/39 MPG Hwy Fuel Economy 27 MPG City/36 MPG Hwy
Xtronic CVT® Transmission 6-Speed Automatic

What Are the Differences Between the Nissan Altima and Chevy Malibu?

Are you looking for an athletic and affordable midsize sedan that promises to turn heads when you get behind the wheel? Look no further than the Nissan Altima. Price and affordability are highlights of this 2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Chevy Malibu debate. Nissan Altima 2.5 editions start at just $22,500 with top-of-the-line Altima 3.5 SL models priced at $32,690. Stock Chevy Malibu models start at $21,680, but fall short in terms of performance and fuel economy.

Base Nissan Altima models set the bar high in terms of performance with an energetic 179-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. Paired with the standard Xtronic CVT® continuously variable transmission, the Nissan Altima delivers exemplary fuel-economy ratings that stand at 27 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway. Drivers who want an upgrade in power can opt for the 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine paired with the Xtronic CVT® that makes 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.

If you put an emphasis on power, performance and fuel economy, you may find that the 2017 Chevy Malibu falls short. A base 163-horsepower turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder is paired with a humdrum six-speed automatic transmission and makes a lackluster 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Top-of-the-line Chevy Malibu editions are equipped with a potent 250-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

Experience the power, performance and fuel economy of the 2017 Nissan Altima firsthand when you get behind the wheel at Rick Hill Nissan today!

Blue 2017 Nissan Altima at Night
Red 2017 nissan Altima front and Silver 2017 Nissan Altima rear on dark street
Side view of 2017 Nissan Altima Interior with Moonroof
2017 nissan Altima front seat interior and dashboard