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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

MSRP Range: $21,995 - $29,700 | 21 MPG City - 30 MPG Highway

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

Benefits of Driving a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

The all-new Malibu competes with mid-size 4-door sedans like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion and Hyundai Sonata; but with its 2013 redesign, the Malibu is being reconfigured more toward busy, always-connected parents and those who place a priority on fuel efficiency.

What's new for 2013?

The Chevrolet Malibu has been completely redesigned for 2013, featuring an all-new styling inside and out, more economical new powertrains, improved ride and handling, more safety equipment and the new Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system with integrated Pandora and Stitcher audio streaming.

Model Strengths

  • Fuel-efficient powertrains
  • high-mileage Malibu ECO model
  • fresh, contemporary styling
  • MyLink connectivity
  • improved ride and handling

Model Review

The standard powertrain for most of the Malibu lineup in 2012 will be a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. The new engine has direct injection and overhead cams, with four valves per cylinder and makes 190 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque on regular-grade gas.

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What do the Safety Ratings mean?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs independent crash testing of new vehicles and then assigns them a score based on their performance. The overall crash test rating is based on how a vehicle performs in the following tests:

Driver Crash Grade:

Measures the chance of a serious injury to a crash test dummy that is placed in a driver's seat and driven into a fixed barrier at 35 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less chance of injury.

Passenger Crash Grade:

Similar to the driver crash grade, only now the focus is on the passenger.

Rollover Resistance:

Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less risk of rollover.

Side Impact Crash Test - Front:

Focuses on the front side of a vehicle. It simulates crashes that can occur in intersections by striking a 3,015-pound weight against the side of a vehicle at 38.5 MPH. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury.

Side Impact Crash Test - Rear:

Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Body Side Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Opt
Daytime Running Lights Std
Fog Lamps Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Std
Intermittent Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Back-Up Camera Opt
Handsfree Wireless Std

Security

Alarm Std
Anti-theft System Opt
Telematics Opt
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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

4dr Sdn LTZ w/1LZ

Engine

Engine Type 2.5L Gas I4
Horsepower 197 @ 6300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 191 @ 4400 RPM
Optional Engines ,

Fuel

Fuel Capacity 18.5 gal
Fuel Economy 22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 629 miles

Drivetrain

Driven Wheels FWD

Wheels

Rims 18 x - TBD - in.
Tires P235/50R18
Spare Tire Compact Spare Tire

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 39.0 in. / 42.1 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 37.5 in. / 36.9 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space 16.3 cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 107.8 in.
Curb Weight 3547 lb.
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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

4dr Sdn LTZ w/1LZ

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Climate Control Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Telematics Standard
Front Bucket Seats Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Optional
Telematics Optional

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Optional
Front Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Navigation System Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
AM/FM Stereo Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional
CD Player Optional
MP3 Player Optional
Premium Sound System Optional