In the sedan segment, there are a few industry-leading models like the 2018 Toyota Camry that continuously top the best-seller list. Today, we are pitting the 2018 Toyota Camry up against the 2018 Chevy Malibu to see how much value it has to offer and whether it deserves its place at the top.
If you take a look at the pricing specs below you can see that the 2018 Toyota Camry's starting MSRP is almost $2,000 more than the starting MSRP of the 2018 Malibu. But, thanks to a strong resume of standard equipment on base 2018 Camry models, the pricing is actually a great value, especially considering the bare-bones options on the base 2018 Malibu. Take a look at additional fuel economy and engine specs and an active safety comparison of the 2018 Camry and 2018 Malibu below.
Does the Camry or Malibu offer more active safety features?
Active Safety Features Found in the 2018 Camry:
Pre-Collision With Pedestrian Detection
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
Automatic High Beams
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
Available Rear Parking Sensor
Available 360-Degree View Camera System
Active Safety Features Found in the 2018 Malibu:
Available Front and Rear Parking Sensors
Available Front Pedestrian Braking
Available Adaptive Cruise Control
Available Forward Automatic Braking
Available Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
When it comes to active safety, the 2018 Toyota Camry has the obvious advantage. Each 2018 Camry model comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense active safety bundle that uses visual and audio alerts along with vehicle intervention to prevent accidents before they occur. Test out the Camry's active safety system for yourself with a test drive at the Lexington Toyota dealership in Lexington, MA.