What is the difference between the 2019 Chevy Malibu LS and RS?

Introducing the refreshed 2019 Chevrolet Malibu! This sleek, midsize sedan gets an updated front and rear design, a new transmission for the turbocharged 1.5-liter engine and an upgraded infotainment system. Choose from a variety of trims, including the L, LS, RS, LT, Hybrid and Premier. For those who are looking for a 2019 Chevy Malibu model that is right above the entry-level L, we recommend the LS or the RS. The main difference between these trims are the features and styling details available. Here’s a closer look at the comparison between the two.

2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS comparison

Both trims come standard with a long list of premium equipment, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, OnStar, a six-speaker audio system, keyless ignition, cruise control, a backup camera, an 8-inch touchscreen system and much more. The two models are also both available with a vTwo, 2019 Chevy Malibu models next to a modern building with glass windowsariety of options, including a remote starter, an eight-way power-adjustable seat and much more. Choose from five exterior paint colors, including Pacific Blue Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Mosaic Black Metallic and Shadow Gray Metallic.

What sets the LS apart from the L model is it has extra features and a variety of optional equipment. Not only that, but the LS is equipped with larger, 16-inch wheels, Chevy’s Teen Drive system, a 4G LTE connection with Wi-Fi and an exterior temperature display. It is also available with Medium Ash Gray and Jet Black seat trim options.

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The 2019 Chevy Malibu RS, on the other hand, has a distinct, sporty look thanks to its dual exhaust tips, black 18-inch alloy wheels, blacked-out exterior trim details, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and a rear spoiler. Unlike the LS model, the RS is also available with a premium exterior paint color called Cajun Red Tintcoat. The RS model’s only upholstery option is a Jet Black, premium cloth seat trim.

Is the 2019 Chevy Malibu right for you? We invite you to see all that this sophisticated sedan is capable of with a test drive at Carl Black Kennesaw today!