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Chevrolet Malibu:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Malibu side view
Chevrolet Malibu angular front perspective
Chevrolet Malibu angular rear perspective

Overview of the Chevrolet Malibu

Learn about the Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu Summary

The Chevrolet Malibu is a safe and reliable mid-size sedan that seats five and offers plenty of trunk space. If you're the kind of driver who likes added features, we recommend comparing models across all trim levels, include the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, which has been fully redesigned and widely available since 2016. The Chevrolet Malibu comes with many features crafted to help you save on gas and keep you safe on the road. More recent models have extra legroom for your growing family or for taking trips with your friends.

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Malibu

  • Wide choice of trim levels
  • User-friendly infotainment system
  • Hybrid drivetrain available
  • CVT can hinder engine response
  • Advanced driver aids limited to top trim
  • Big pillars can compromise visibility
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Chevrolet Malibu

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags10

Specifications of the Chevrolet Malibu

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeHybrid or Gas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption4.8 - 10.7 L/100km
  • Highway consumption5.5 - 7.1 L/100km
  • Width1854 mm
  • Length4933 mm
  • Trunk space445 L
  • Cargo space445 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Malibu

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Malibu 2020 - 2021 is available in 5 trims:

LS trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Chevrolet Malibu

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Malibu

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211455 mm1854 mm4933 mm
20201455 mm1854 mm4933 mm