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Comparing the Chevrolet Impala with the Chevrolet Malibu in Fairfax


Customers looking to buy used cars on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales or the surrounding area may be asking themselves what the differences are between the Chevrolet Impala and the Chevrolet Malibu. Both vehicles are great options for small families or buyers looking for a mid to large size spacious sedan. Upon first appearance the sedans appear to be incredibly similar. They both seat five, are considered highly ranked in their class for spaciousness and fuel economy, rank highly in safety, and are both considered to be priced affordably for what they offer. Upon closer inspection buyers might find certain aspects that may swing them more in favor of the Impala or Malibu.

The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is ranked ninth among the most affordable large sedans. The Impala boasts an incredibly spacious interior cabin with five seats that feel like your grandmother’s crushed blue velvet couch you always loved taking naps on. Comfort is the name of the game with the Impala. The dash and steering controls are all easily accessible and easy to use. The steering is uncomplicated and smooth for such a large engine. While the Impala is focused on comfort, she should not be mistaken as a slow mobile. With 3.5L 6 cylinder engine the Impala boasts up to 230 horsepower. With the power and trunk space of a space shuttle, it is no wonder that the Impala was a favorite among cop cars for a time. Families will love taking road trips in the Impala. Not only is it a comfortable ride, but can get up to 19 MPG. If the Chevrolet Impala on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales is not sporty or flashy enough for you, the Chevrolet Malibu may catch your eye.

While the Chevrolet Malibu is slightly smaller as a mid-sized sedan, it makes up for space with style. The Malibu is rated the #3 most affordable midsize sedan. With either a 2.4L 4 cylinder or 3.6L V6 you can choose fuel economy or power. The 4 cylinder option can get up to 22 highway MPG. The V6 option boasts up to a powerful 252 horsepower. The Malibu still seats five with no complaints from consumer reviews on leg room. The interior is highly rated among both industry professionals and consumers for style. Many Malibus come with a two toned interior in either cloth or leather that customers on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales love. The overall exterior of the Malibu is also much sharper and sportier than the Impala. While the Impala is streamlined and slighted rounded, the Malibu has definitive edges and an aggressive, split front grill.

If you are looking to buy a spacious sedan that can pack the whole family on a road trip while still performing well in both horsepower and fuel mileage, the Chevrolet Impala or Malibu may be for you. Come by Airport Auto Sales to test drive and fall in love with one of these highly rated sedans from Chevrolet.

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