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2010 Chevrolet Malibu 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
     
LS
  • LS
  • LT 1LT
  • LT 2LT
  • LTZ
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD

Prices

MSRP $21,825 $28,180 $27,950
Invoice $20,734 $25,912 $25,666
Avg. Paid $10,723 $14,237 $15,283

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 9.1 9.3
Critics' Rating 9.4 9.5 9.5
Performance 7.9 9.1 8.8
Interior 8.4 8.8 8.8
Operating Cost 8.3 8.5 8.5
Safety 9.4 9.4 9.4
Reliability 3.0 4.5 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive styling
  • Roomy, supportive front seats
  • High safety scores
  • Outstanding fuel economy
  • Spacious interior
  • Fun to drive
  • Performance is similar to gas-only Fusion
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Spacious, high-quality interior
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Subpar reliability rating
  • Uncomfortable rear seat
  • Less trunk space than gas-only Milan
  • Less trunk space than gas-only Fusion

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas 4-Cyl 2.4L/146.5 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/139 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.3 107.4 107.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.8 189.8 190.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 72.2 80.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.9 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3415 3729 3720

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 97.7 99.8 99.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.7 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.4 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.0 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.8 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.7 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.5 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.1 53.3 53.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.1 11.8 11.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.4L/146.5 2.5L/139 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 169 @ 6400 156 @ 6000 156 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 160 @ 4500 136 @ 2250 136 @ 2250
Transmission Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable Ratio Continuously variable ratio
Turning diameter 40.4 40.0 37.7

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 41 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 36 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 17.5 17.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Independent Independent Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Short & Long Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard