2016 Chevrolet Malibu hits the reset button not just on Chevy's
midsize sedan, but maybe on our expectations of all Chevrolet sedans. Its sleek looks might be the best in its class, resembling the larger Chevy Impala in all the right ways. But there's more than that pretty face. The new Chevy Malibu boasts a comfortable and modern interior with a big back seat and high-tech features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, rear cross-traffic alert and automatic-parking assist. There are three engine choices, including an all-new 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder and a
hybrid with a Volt-derived powertrain. Put it together, and it's a formidable contender against the likes of the
Hyundai Sonata and
The biggest change to the 2015 Chevy Malibu is the addition of 4G LTE technology to OnStar. This allows the Malibu to act as a Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing computers, smartphones and tablets access to the Internet, as long as there's a 4G connection.
2014 Malibu models with the standard gasoline engine get fuel-saving start-stop technology to cut down on idling, and turbo models' torque has been increased to 295 lb-ft. The sedan's front end design has been tweaked, while rear-seat kneeroom has grown. Suspension and chassis tweaks aim for a smoother ride.
2013 Chevrolet Malibu features an evolutionary redesign with new drivetrains, fresh interior and exterior styling, and refined dynamics. Since the majority of leading
mid-size sedans supplement their mainstream models with a more fuel-efficient version and a performance variant, the new Chevy Malibu is offered in three distinct flavors: Standard, Turbo and Eco.