2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2019 Chevrolet Malibu

Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, VS Icon, and Red 2019 Chevrolet Malibu

Are you shopping around for a midsize sedan but are not sure which model to buy? We highly recommend the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, with its eye-catching design, turbocharged engine, generous warranty coverage, advanced safety features, and a plethora of premium features. One of the competitors of the Arteon is expected to be the Chevy Malibu. See how the two sedans stack up in this 2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2019 Chevrolet Malibu comparison.

With the 2019 Arteon, you can feel at ease knowing that you’re driving a very safe vehicle. Unlike the 2019 Malibu, it comes equipped with the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and Intelligent Crash Response System. This is complemented by available driver assistant technologies like the Overhead View Camera, Blind Spot Monitor, and Autonomous Emergency Braking. Also, for additional peace of mind, the 2019 Arteon has the backing of a generous 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty, compared to a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty for the 2019 Malibu.

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon VS 2019 Chevrolet Malibu
Standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System No
6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Warranty 3-years/36,000-miles basic; 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain
Optional All-Wheel Drive No
268-hp/258 lb-ft Base Engine Horsepower/Torque 160-hp/184 lb-ft

What are the differences between the 2019 VW Arteon and 2019 Chevy Malibu?

The 2019 Arteon delivers an invigorating driving experience, especially with its robust 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine, which doles out 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The base engine in the 2019 Malibu produces only 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The Arteon has a greater number of gears for its transmission (8-speed automatic vs 6-speed automatic) and unlike the Malibu, the Arteon offers an available all-wheel drive system for optimum traction and handling.

Here at Pacific Volkswagen, we invite Los Angeles-area midsize sedan shoppers to come experience the impressive features and capabilities of the 2019 VW Arteon!


Front View of Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon
Rear View of Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon
Dashboard and Grey Front Seats in 2019 Volkswagen Arteon
Infotainment System Touchscreen and Climate Control System in 2019 Volkswagen Arteon