2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu

The midsize sedan offers an ideal blend of passenger comfort, efficiency and technology. If staying connected and comfortable on the go is important to you, a midsize car like the 2016 Hyundai Sonata or the 2016 Chevy Malibu will deliver with an in-between price that's just right for modern American families. The Chevrolet Malibu is all new for 2016, and a redesigned powertrain and look indeed make the car a top competitor this year. However, in base form, it comes rather sparsely equipped, and the turbocharged four-cylinder engine isn't as efficient as you might expect.

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata returns after a highly successful redesign in model year 2015. As the first car in the United States to offer Android Auto connectivity, the Sonata continues to be on the cutting edge of vehicle technology with available active safety features like the newest version of Hyundai's Blue Link.

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2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2.5-liter 4 cylinder Engine 1.5-liter turbocharged 4 cylinder
185 Horsepower 160
30 mpg Combined Fuel Economy* 31
16.3 cubic feet Trunk Volume 15.8 cubic feet

2016 Chevy Malibu shoppers can choose between a standard 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (160 horsepower, 184 pound-feet of torque) and a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque). A six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the 1.5-liter; an eight-speed auto is paired with the 2.0-liter. Both come equipped with standard front-wheel drive. Also standard are: 16-inch wheels, keyless entry and ignition, cruise control, A/C, an adjustable steering column, a folding rear seat, OnStar, Bluetooth (phone only) and six speakers.

2016 Hyundai Sonata in High Point NC

Offering one of the largest trunks in the midsize class is the 2016 Hyundai Sonata – drivers can choose from no fewer than three powertrain configurations: a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder rated at 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque, a turbo 2.0-liter four with 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, and a 1.6-liter turbo designed for optimal fuel efficiency with 178 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Standard equipment on the entry-level Sonata includes: 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, A/C, cruise control, power accessories, heated side mirrors, a seven-inch touchscreen, folding rear seats, a rearview camera, Blue Link emergency communications, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, six speakers, a CD player, HD and satellite radio and USB and auxiliary audio inputs.

Contact us today to learn more about the efficient, powerful and features-rich 2016 Hyundai Sonata at Carolina Hyundai!

*EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contact your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.

2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu

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