Chevy Malibu, a mid-size sedan of refined taste is “around the block” for fifty years now. It is now in eighth generation and looks as sharp as ever. This five-door sedan is being sold globally which speaks for itself.
2014 Chevy Malibu specifications
It is sold in seven different trim levels: LS, 1LT, 2LT, 3LT 1LTZ, 2LTZ and Eco. They all come as a FWD and have 6-speed automatic transmission. There are three engine options: 2.4L I4 hybrid gas/electric engine that develops 182 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque, 2.5L I4 gasoline engine developing 196 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque and 2.0L Turbocharged I4 gasoline engine with 259 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.
On the outside, 2014 Chevy Malibu has enlarged grille with swept-back headlights that look smart and add to the highly rated aerodynamics of the car, while laid back roofline with elegant tail lights are no different. All in all, it is a beautiful sedan that prides itself on superb aerodynamics.
Interior has sophisticated dual-cockpit design, a trademark of Chevrolet. Meticulous attention to details coupled with the ice-blue ambient lighting on the instrument panel and doors and upholstery made of premium materials creates a feeling of being in a luxury hotel. In addition to premium comfort, storage options have been enhanced to provide even more room while acoustic laminated glass reduces the noise. 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen centers the dashboard and allows access and use of various features including MyLink system, navigation, Bluetooth, radio streaming etc. Ten airbags are included even on LS trim level and there are also StabiliTrak, tire pressure monitor system, OnStar system etc.
15.8 gallon fuel tank of LS and Eco trims and 18.5 gallon tank on all other trims are more than enough to last a long way. Together with solid fuel consumption that goes from 25 mpg in a city to 36 mpg on a highway on all trims except 3LT and 2LTZ (21/30 mpg) you can be rest assured that it will take you a long distance without the need to refill.
2014 Chevy Malibu price
Prices start at $22,340 for a stock LS and end at $29,950 for a stock 2LTZ. Off course, they can get even higher if you opt for luxury package and various optional equipment.
2014 Chevy Malibu release date
This model will go on sale later this year.
2014 Chevrolet Malibu is one of the best looking, safest and most fuel-efficient mid-sized sedans in the American market and rightly so. It is affordable to an average customer and with that, has to be consudered as a great prospect.