2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS Trim Comparison near Des Plaines, IL

Are you interested in the new 2019 Chevy Malibu, but aren’t sure which trim package is best for your needs? Let the Mike Anderson Chevrolet of Chicago team assist you. In this article, we’re comparing the 2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS to help you come to a decision with ease. Continue reading to learn more, or contact our Chevy dealership near Des Plaines, IL, online or by calling (773) 465-2000. We also welcome you to browse the new Malibu LS and Malibu RS inventories.

Key Features

Look forward to your commute behind the wheel of the 2019 Chevy Malibu. Below, you can view key features on both the Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS.

2019 Chevy Malibu LS Model 2019 Chevy Malibu RS


Starting MSRP


1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine


1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine

Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System with 8-in. color touchscreen

Infotainment System

Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System with 8-in. color touchscreen


Rear Vision Camera


16-in. aluminum wheels


18-in. black chrome finish aluminum wheels

2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS: Similarities

Whether you choose the Chevy Malibu LS or RS, there are a set number of features that you can expect on both trim packages. View these similarities in the list below.

  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • Seating for five passengers
  • Acoustic laminated glass
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Power outside mirrors
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
  • Driver information center
  • Keyless open and start
  • OnStar® & Chevrolet Connected Services capable
  • Ten airbags
  • Teen Driver technology

2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS: Differences

What are the main differences between the 2019 Chevy Malibu LS vs. RS? If you’re looking for amped-up style, the Malibu RS features a handful of design-focused details to enhance your daily drive. Learn more about the Malibu LS and RS below.

2019 Chevy Malibu Trim Key Differences

Malibu LS

  • Dark chrome horizontal leading edge grille available
  • Standard steering wheel
  • 6-way manual front seats

Malibu RS

  • Black grille
  • Dual-outlet exhaust
  • Front and rear black bowtie emblems
  • Rear spoiler
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Steering wheel with mounted controls
  • 8-way power driver’s seat
  • 6-way manual passenger seat