New Chevy Malibu Offers High-Tech Driving Experience

The Chevy Malibu already stands out from other vehicles in its class, thanks to its gorgeous interior and ironclad reliability. Now, new tech features are separating the Malibu from its rivals even more, as the Malibu offers an unmatched set of gadgets and gizmos buyers are going to love.

The Chevy Malibu was Chevrolet’s best-selling sedan last year, and new tech features will help ensure that the 2018 Malibu remains at the top of the heap. Chevy includes a generous array of standard tech features, and even more great features are available at the upper trim levels.

2018 Chevy Malibu

A base level 2018 Chevy Malibu comes with a 3.5-inch display, Bluetooth, OnStar with crash response and navigation, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control. The Malibu LS trim adds Chevy’s Teen Driver feature, which allows parents to set parameters for their teens, including volume control and maximum speed. The system also sends reports to parents on driving activity. The LS trim replaces the 3.5-inch display with a 7-inch touchscreen. The LS trim also includes a standard rear camera and active safety features.

At the LT trim level, Malibu buyers can opt for the Driver Confidence Package. This package includes low-speed auto braking, front rear parking assistance, lane keeping assistance, lane departure warning, blind spot warning, lane change alert, forward collision alert, forward distance indicator, rear cross traffic alert, and front pedestrian braking.

At the Malibu’s top Premier trim level, buyers can opt for the Driver Confidence Package II, which offers adaptive cruise control, front auto braking, automatic parking assistance, and an electronic parking brake.

The new Malibu gives consumers lots of options to outfit their vehicles with the latest innovations in infotainment and safety technology, but that’s not the only advantages this popular mid-size sedan offers.

Reliability, Safety & More

2018 Chevy Malibu

The new Chevy Malibu is one of the most reliable sedans on the market. A recent J.D. Power & Associates study gave it a reliability score of 4.5 out of 5. The vehicle is also extremely safe. The new model gears a perfect five-star overall crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2018 Malibu also earned a coveted Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The Malibu is one of the most fun mid-size sedans to drive, and it gets great gas mileage. The Malibu’s base engine provides more than adequate power for city and highway driving. Malibu buyers can also opt for a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that delivers even more performance. The base engine gets 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, while the 2.0-liter engine gets 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The Malibu has a comfy, roomy cabin and uses quality materials for seating and surfaces.

Chevy Malibu Sales
Year Sales
2010 198,770
2011 204,808
2012 210,951
2013 200,954
2014 188,519
2015 194,854
2016 227,881


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