Newton Chevrolet Malibu

Vehicle Overview

The Chevrolet Malibu used to be a common car on rental yards. However, all that has changed in recent times, due to a series of upgrades and refinements. It has given its Asian classmates a serious run for the money in the American market. Plenty of legroom, combined with a stylish exterior deliver a comfortable driving experience, making it a car you will want to drive for years, and not just renting for a weekend trip. It also delivers great fuel efficiency, without compromising on performance. The car is comfortable for long and short trips, with enough space in the trunk for your luggage. It also comes with strong safety ratings, thus giving you peace of mind behind the wheel.

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Chevrolet Malibu Key Benefits

- Great fuel efficiency
- Active safety features
- Sleek styling
- Roomy interior and quiet cabin
- Impressive powertrain performance
- Strong reliability ratings
- Great commuter car

Chevrolet Malibu Interior and Features

Inside there is ample room for the driver and passengers, with sufficient rear legroom. Although the roof tends to slope on the outside, it does not affect headroom in any way. The seats are supportive and comfortable. They also come with numerous adjustments to give occupants a comfortable seating position. Cloth upholstery comes as a standard. The dashboard is modern and uncluttered with conveniently located controls.

All controls are located within easy reach while knobs and buttons are just the right sizes. MyLink infotainment system is easy to use and responsive. Getting in and out of the Chevrolet Malibu is easy, thanks to its large openings as well as its tall ride height. With the adjustable settings on the seat, you can easily obtain a good driving position. Pedals are naturally located while the steering comes with a good telescopic range. Front seats are comfortable and spacious, regardless of the size of the occupants. With a seating capacity of five, you can easily take your family out on a weekend vacation with the lovely Chevrolet Malibu. Optional seating features include power adjustable front seats, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, as well as a heated steering wheel.

Standard interior features include a push-button start, a six-speaker audio system, and a rear-seat reminder. The rear seat reminder alerts you to check the back seat to ensure you don't leave behind children or pets in the car. If you buy the higher trims, you will have access to a seven or eight-inch infotainment system, smartphone integration, a nine-speaker Bose audio system, satellite radio, a front USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control and a power sunroof.

Others include a Wi-Fi hotspot, two USB charging ports for back-seat passengers, and wireless smartphone charging for compatible devices. You don't have to use the navigation system on the vehicle since you can use the one on your smartphone. The Wi-Fi hotspot is a great feature that allows everyone inside to stay connected. Few competitors come with Wi-Fi. A Teen Driver system is also available. It allows you to limit speed and audio volume. With approximately 15.8 cubic feet of cargo space, you have enough trunk room for all your needs. The trunk opening is wide thus making it easy to fit large objects.

Chevrolet Malibu Performance and Handling

The Chevrolet Malibu delivers a good driving experience, with swift acceleration and responsive steering. Braking is also smooth but powerful. The base engine delivers excellent fuel economy, which translates to gas savings. All models are extremely quiet, thanks to the use of dual-pane glass, which keeps things hushed and relaxed. It comes with a 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, which produces 160 horses. This engine is then matched to six-speed automatic transmission. A 2.0-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine is also available, with an output of 250 hp. The base engine is one of the most fuel-efficient on the market without a hybrid powertrain.

Chevrolet Malibu Safety and Reliability

Chevrolet takes safety seriously. With that in mind, the Malibu comes with several standard and optional safety features to keep you safe on the road. They include forward collision alert, a rearview camera, front automatic braking, front and rear park assist, lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring and pedestrian detection. As for reliability, it earns one of the highest predicted ratings in its class.


The Chevrolet Malibu is a strong competitor in its class. It has managed to dominate the domestic market, thanks to its sleek styling, class-leading performance, and a comfortable interior. It also comes with a big back seat, as well as a state-of-the-art infotainment system, which is easy to use. When you throw in its fuel-efficient engine, plus good safety and reliability ratings, you get a fine daily driver.

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