2016 Chevrolet Malibu

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Ratings
81
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
81
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
82/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
81/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Average
78/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Car of 2016

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Midsize Car
Rating
#4 Chevrolet Malibu
81

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Chevrolet Malibu after 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Styling of the dashboard

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Rear visibility
  • Comfort of the driver's seat

Performance Specs

MPG City

22 - 47

MPG Hwy

33 - 46

Horsepower

124 - 250

Transmission

6 speed, Automatic, 8 speed, Automatic, Automatic

Engine

Gas/Electric I4, Turbocharged Gas I4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Review

Overview
The Chevy Malibu is on a mission to change your perception of a midsize car. All-new for 2016 the sleek-looking sporty-riding Malibu offers extraordinary fuel economy a full suite of safety features and technology to keep you connected. Choose from 6 models starting at $22 500 for the L the top of the line Premier starts at $31 795. Take calls and change the radio station using your voice or touch-screen with available Chevrolet MyLink technology. Add navigation and you’ll get maps and traffic updates to help you get around. Get even more out of every gallon in a Malibu Hybrid. A 1.8-liter hybrid engine offers 47 miles per gallon in the city. And with other Hybrid exclusive features efficiency and fuel economy will come naturally. Make your Malibu uniquely yours by choosing from a rainbow of exterior colors and cloth or leather interiors. The 2016 Chevy Malibu… You CAN get it all!
Technology
Your Malibu is the ultimate Wi-Fi hotspot Built in available 4G LTE Wi-Fi provides a reliable internet connection for up to 7 devices. Information and entertainment are at your fingertips with an intuitive customizable Chevrolet MyLink display with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Households with young drivers will appreciate the built-in system that helps encourage safe habits. It automatically mutes audio when safety belts aren’t fastened sets limits on music volume and more.
Safety
The Malibu’s safety story seems to never end. It even received the highest possible Overall Vehicle Score for safety from NHTSA. It starts with 10 standard air bags and a high-strength steel safety cage to protect you in the event of a collision. You have many partners in preventing accidents before they happen. Available active safety technologies like Low Speed Front Automatic Braking and Lane Keep Assist are just two of the many available. Should the unexpected happen OnStar Automatic Crash Response contacts emergency services for you.
Performance
Your Malibu delivers a snappy and responsive driving experience thanks to 2 different available engine options. A turbocharged 1.5-liter ECOTEC engine with fuel-saving technologies like Variable Valve Timing Direct Injection and Automatic Stop-Start comes standard. This Malibu delivers an impressive 37 miles per gallon on the highway. Those wanting more performance can get a 250-horsepower 2-liter ECOTEC engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission. There’s even a Hybrid version with a 1.8-liter 2-mode hybrid engine delivering 48 miles per gallon in the city.

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