Chevrolet Malibu 2023
Shunned by buyers, the undersized 2013-2016 Malibu was replaced by this generation in 2016 and sales increased smartly for a while. However, as this segment has shrunken, so have sales of the Malibu. The cabin reprises the twin-cockpit design theme used since 2008, and is fully competitive in terms of style, fit, and finish. Rear legroom is quite generous. The front seats are supportive but the rear seat is mounted a touch too low for adult comfort.
A 160 horsepower 1.5L turbo four is the base engine, which is hooked up to a CVT. The 1.5L engine is quick and smooth.
The ride of the Malibu is reasonably absorbent. Road noise is high for a vehicle in this segment. Pleasantly weighted steering and solid braking.
The base LS trims, with wireless iOS-Android cellphone interface, WiFi, an alarm system, alloy wheels, forward collision warning, including pedestrians, a lane keep assist system and lane departure warning, is nicely equipped. The RS adds a trunk spoiler, alloy wheels and a power driver’s seat at a good price. The 1LT upgrade includes adds heated front seats and some minor comfort and convenience features but looks overpriced. The 2LT, which includes a panoramic sunroof, navigation, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, a Bose-branded audio, a power passenger seat, L.E.D. headlamps, a heated steering wheel, wireless cellphone charging and a variety of minor items, and is a bargain.
Not rated. Insufficient data. A few complaints have been received regarding fauity throttle pedals on the current Malibu.
Last update: June 27, 2023
Engine1.5L-4 T (160 HP)
Fuel consumptionCity: 8.6L/100 km. Road: 6.8L/100 km.
Drive LayoutFront-wheel drive
Body StyleMidsize Cars
Country of OriginUnited States
What’s new this year?
The 2 L turbo has been discontinued, leaving only the 1,5 L turbo for 2023. Numerous equipment changes this year.
What dealers pay: $ 22 222
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