A more comprehensive overhaul is in order if it's going to go toe to toe with class leaders. Standard features include cloth upholstery, Chevy's Rear Seat Reminder, a rearview camera, and Chevrolet's new Infotainment 3 system with an 8-inch touch screen, a six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. The Chevrolet Infotainment 3 multimedia system includes an 8-inch touchscreen. Always check rear seat before exiting. If these things are an important part of your car-buying decision, you may want to hold off a bit longer when the all-new 2013 Malibu sedan arrives.
But a number of inherent shortcomings will continue to prevent the Malibu from being more than, at best, a midpack pick. The complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem. Apple CarPlay and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. I bought the model with the V6 and can't believe the power! Notable options for this trim include a sunroof, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, lane change alert, lane keep assist, front pedestrian braking, low-speed front automatic braking, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross traffic alert, and automatic park assist. The Malibu competes with mid-size family cars such as the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry. Options abound on this latest Malibu, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, automatic parking assist and adaptive cruise control. The Malibu Hybrid includes the new 8.
All models had a standard four-cylinder engine, with a 3. The failure has occurred several times. The segment sales leaders, the and the , are both outselling the Malibu more than 2 to 1. In both, the transmission upshifts smoothly and downshifts quickly for passing; V6 versions include manual-shift steering-wheel paddles. It comes with a few more standard features than the base trim, and it allows you to add plenty of active safety technology to help protect you and your passengers. When pulling out in traffic with the gas pushed down it slows and then lunges.
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 0 reviews I love my car!!!! Not available with special financing, lease and some other offers. Expected delivery date does not account for the required special freight shipping. It has had fewer problems than luxury imports my family owns and costs far, far less money to buy and maintain. It has saved me sooo much on gas it's unbelievable. A test Hybrid model averaged a miserly 31. Smog holes over each exhaust port.
I later found out about this feature. Now that the myChevrolet app has been made compatible for Apple Watch, drivers can remotely start or stop the engine, lock and unlock the doors, and activate and deactivate the horn or lights via smartwatch. Does not monitor spare tire. The 4 cylinders give fantastic gas mileage and has plenty of get-up-and-go when you punch the gas pedal. I took the car to a mechanic and the found that the power steering pump had to be replaced and the rack N pinion steering had to be replaced. In addition to the big and clear gauges, we like the curving dash and the excellent outward view.
A six-speed automatic for the four-cylinder arrived later in the model year. Some real talk here: If Chevy wants to keep selling Malibus a few years on, it's going to need more than a revised grille and some exhaust tips — or a shady plot in the graveyard of runner-up sedans, next to the Fusion, awaits. Gas models use a 160-horsepower, turbocharged 1. The vehicle was able to restart. Thankful that I am careful and defensive driver. Headroom and legroom are ample. Timing Components Installed with Water Pump and Covers.
Find out more about our. Vehicle Details Chevrolet designers have done a good of making the Malibu as attractive inside as it is out. Your actual range will vary based on several factors including temperature, terrain and driving conditions. Available Teen Driver offers an industry-first in-vehicle report card to help parents encourage better driving habits. Shaking and wobbling is present through vehicle steering wheel requiring more strength and directional corrections to steer and guide the vehicle properly.
The base engine fails to impress but gets the job done. This is a good place to start. Passenger Cars and Light Trucks, Check Head to Match Intake. Left head cast 450, 434. Brought to dealer for 4 days, they couldn't duplicate the issue as it doesn't happen all the time eye roll it is a major safety concern as it will give you a false sense of security when moving into or around traffic and is very dangerous. I waited and tried for hours and then eventually called for a tow truck.
The actual transaction price will be dependent on innumerable variables, from the dealer's inventory to the buyer's bargaining skills, so this figure is an approximation. Indeed, the 2019 Malibu has a handsome interior, and we like the infotainment system's mix of big icons and physical knobs and buttons. Cargo nets 55 48 Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. Today, the lawn peiople came and I always move my car into the street when they come. A four-cylinder sedan with the six-speed automatic averaged 23. The Malibu's only significant competitive disadvantage to rivals Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry is projected residual value; Kelley Blue Book residual values indicate that those long-term segment leaders will fare much better years down the road. The powertrain worked well, propelling the Malibu quickly off the line, aided by a rocker switch on the gearshift selector that allows for manual gearshifts.