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MALIBU

Made to be loved

Offering impressive safety, exceptional efficiency and seamless connectivity, Malibu is thoughtfully engineered with everything you expect and more. It’s not just to be liked, it’s to be loved.

STARTING AT: $21,680

AS SHOWN: $31,970

Why Buy: MPG Icon

EPA-ESTIMATED 36 MPG HIGHWAY

US News Award

BEST MIDSIZE CAR FOR
FAMILIES

Why Buy: WIFI

AVAILABLE BUILT-IN 4G LTE Wi-Fi®†

IIHS Top Safety Pick

2017 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK WHEN EQUIPPED WITH
AVAILABLE DRIVER CONFIDENCE PACKAGE

Style that performs

Front
Rear
Interior

Malibu brings a sense of drama to everyday driving. Windswept body lines and an agile stance give this midsize car a sleek look while helping to provide a surprisingly sporty ride.

  • Aerodynamic sculpting
  • Available LED daytime running lamps
  • Available dual exhaust outlets
  • Available LED taillamps
  • Available steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Available wireless charging
  • Available Apple Carplay™† and Android Auto™† compatibility®
  • Available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®†

Thoughtful and sophisticated

Malibu has a spacious interior carefully tailored to your needs and the needs of your passengers. An intuitive center console puts controls where you need them, while built-in USB ports and an available wireless charging station offer plenty of options for keeping your compatible devices connected and charged.

A hybrid that goes the extra mile, and then some

Head-turning style with exceptional efficiency. Malibu Hybrid comes with a 1.8L hybrid engine offering 49 MPG city, and hybrid-exclusive features like the Driver Efficiency Gauge — which provides feedback on how your driving habits affect fuel economy — to help you get the most out of every gallon.

Turbocharged and tech-savvy

1.5L Turbo

1.5L Turbo

Offering a turbocharged 1.5L ECOTEC® engine with proven fuel-saving technologies including Variable Valve Timing, Direct Injection and stop/start technology, Malibu delivers a sporty, responsive ride and offers an impressive 36 MPG highway.

2.0L Turbo

2.0L Turbo

Malibu Premier offers exhilarating performance to match its stunning good looks, pairing a 250-horsepower 2.0L turbocharged ECOTEC engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Watching out for you

PREVENT

Malibu offers 11 available active safety technologies to work to help you prevent collisions before they happen:

  • Front/Rear Parking Assist
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Front Automatic Braking
  • Low Speed Front Automatic Braking
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

PROTECT

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu comes with a comprehensive air bag sensing system that will deploy air bags in a collision from any direction. In the event of an impact, a high-strength steel safety cage provides impressive protection.

RESPOND

Using built-in sensors, available Automatic Crash Response can connect you to a specially-trained OnStar® Advisor immediately after a crash to help get you the care you need even if you can’t ask for it. Using Injury Severity Prediction technology, specially trained Advisors can notify first responders about the likelihood of serious injury so they can provide help right away. You can feel confident knowing you have a team, 24/7, to help get you the assistance you need.

Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important safety information.

Helping you watch out for bad driving habits

Malibu offers a built-in system to help encourage safe driving habits, and with its industry-first in-vehicle report card, Teen Driver can let parents know how their teenager drove the vehicle and help them as they continue to coach their new drivers. By inputting a PIN into your available Chevrolet MyLink display, available Teen Driver technology can enable a whole host of features including:

  • Muting audio when front-seat occupants aren’t wearing their safety belts
  • Giving audible and visual warnings when the vehicle is traveling over preselected speeds
  • Setting a limit on music volume
  • Preventing available active safety features, such as Park Assist (if equipped), from being turned off
  • An in-vehicle report card that informs you if safety features like available Forward Collision Alert or Forward Automatic Braking (if equipped) were triggered

Compatible with your life

With an intuitive and customizable available Chevrolet MyLink display offering support for Apple CarPlay™† and Android Auto™† and an available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®† connection, Malibu helps keep you connected to the entertainment you love and the information you need.

Malibu offers support for Apple CarPlay™ a smarter way to use your iPhone to listen to Apple Music, get directions with Apple Maps, call friends and more.

If Android is more your style, available Android Auto™ compatibility lets you connect your compatible smartphone to access your calendar, playlists and select apps such as Google Maps.

Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
4G LTE Wi-Fi

Stay seamlessly connected with available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi.®† Connect up to seven devices to easily access apps, stream music or work on the go, on a signal that’s more powerful than your smartphone.

myChevrolet Mobile App

Turn your compatible mobile device into a command center for your vehicle. Start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors with the tap of a finger. You can even send destinations to your available navigation system, view diagnostic information and set parking reminders from virtually anywhere. It’s a simpler and smarter way to stay connected to your compatible Chevrolet vehicle. Must be properly equipped and subscribe to Chevrolet Connected Services.

myChevrolet Mobile App

Turn your compatible mobile device into a command center for your vehicle. Start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors with the tap of a finger. You can even send destinations to your available navigation system, view diagnostic information and set parking reminders from virtually anywhere. It’s a simpler and smarter way to stay connected to your compatible Chevrolet vehicle. Must be properly equipped and subscribe to Chevrolet Connected Services.

Chevrolet Malibu LT vs. Ford Fusion SE

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu LT offers more standard air bags and better fuel economy than Ford Fusion SE. And unlike Fusion, Malibu also has available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®†.  

Chevrolet Complete Care
Chevrolet Complete Care

We’re with you all the way

As your comprehensive owner benefit program, Chevrolet Complete Care ensures our commitment to owner satisfaction for all 2017 Chevrolet vehicles.

  • 2 maintenance visits, including 2 oil changes and filters, tire rotations and Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
  • 5 years or 60,000 miles of Roadside Assistance with Courtesy Transportation
  • 5-year or 60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty
  • 3-year or 36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty
  • 6 years or 100,000 miles of Rust-Through Protection
  • Chevrolet Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity, which enables services such as Vehicle Diagnostics
  • Enjoy a 1-month trial of Chevrolet Connected Services and 1 month of OnStar® Safety & Security Coverage
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Your safety is very important to us

If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit www.nhtsa.gov/recalls or call (888) 327-4236

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*The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • EPA-estimated 1.5L engine 27 MPG city/36 highway

  • View U.S. News Best Cars at www.usnews.com/cars.

  • The Chevrolet Malibu received the highest numerical score among midsize cars in the J.D. Power 2015-2016 Vehicle Dependability Studies. 2016 study based on responses from 33,560 original owners of 2013 model-year vehicles after three years of ownership about problems experienced in the past 12 months, surveyed in October-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.

  • Requires a compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. 4G LTE service available in select markets. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Data plans provided by AT&T.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher and data plan rates apply. Android, Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • Service varies with conditions and location. Requires active OnStar service and paid AT&T data plan. Visit onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Not compatible with all devices.

  • The system wirelessly charges one PMA- or Qi-compatible mobile device. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, visit my.chevrolet.com/learn for details.

  • Malibu Hybrid estimated 49 MPG city/43 highway.

  • EPA-estimated 1.5L engine 27 MPG city/37 highway.

  • Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner’s Manual for more information.

  • OnStar Advisors are certified by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch

  • MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher and data plan rates apply. Android Auto and Google Maps are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • Requires compatible Apple or Android device and data connection. Remote Services require paid plan.

  • Requires factory installed remote start.

  • Requires power locks.

  • Requires compatible mobile device and active OnStar subscription. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.

  • Not available for City Express, LCF or Colorado Base. Available option for Express Cargo and Cutaway Van, Silverado WT and Custom and Colorado WT.

  • EPA-estimated MPG city/highway: Malibu with 1.5L 27/36; Fusion with 1.5L 23/34.

  • Maintenance visits must occur within two years or 24,000 miles of vehicle delivery, whichever comes first. Does not include air filters. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details.

  • Whichever comes first. See dealer for limited warranty details.

  • Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchasers for ten years from vehicle delivery date for model year 2018 or newer Chevrolet vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional servicers enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.

  • Model year 2018 and newer vehicles include: 1 month of OnStar Safety & Security Plan and 1 month of Chevrolet Connected Services which include navigation services, Remote Access Plan and 1 month or 3 gigabytes of 4G LTE data (whichever comes first) from vehicle delivery date. Services are subject to user terms and limitations. Visit onstar.com for more details. Data plans offered by AT&T. Availability subject to change.

  • EPA-estimated MPG city/highway: Sonic with 1.8L engine and 5-speed manual transmission 26/35; with 1.8L engine and 6-speed automatic transmission 25/34; with 1.4L engine and 6-speed manual transmission 28/37; with 1.4L engine and 6-speed automatic transmission 27/35.

  • Dependability based on longevity: 1987 – July 2017 full-size pickup registrations.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to my.chevrolet.com/learn/tires or see your dealer.

  • With rear seats folded. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution

  • EPA-estimated 29 MPG city/39 highway with 5-speed manual transmission and 30 MPG city/38 highway with available Continuously Variable Transmission

  • EPA-estimated 29 MPG city/38 highway with 5-speed manual transmission and 30 MPG city/38 highway with available Continuously Variable Transmission.

  • Requires available Performance Exhaust or Z51 Performance Package.

  • Requires available Performance Exhaust or Z51 Performance Package.

  • If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change. Sirius, XM, SiriusXM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • EPA-estimated 28 City/39 Hwy MPG

  • With second row seats folded flat. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • Read the vehicles Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Does not detect people or items. Always check rear seat before exiting.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android, Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC.

  • Premier shown seats seven. Standard on L, LS. Available on LT.

  • EPA-estimated 18 MPG city/ 27 MPG highway 3.6FWD.

  • With second row seats folded flat. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • EPA-estimated 18 MPG city/ 27 MPG highway 3.6FWD.

  • Read the vehicle owner's manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Chevrolet Infotainment System functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.

  • The system wirelessly charges one PMA- or Qi-compatible mobile device. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility, visit my.chevrolet.com/learn for details.

  • Read the vehicles Owner's Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.