Chevrolet Malibu News

  • 2019 Chevrolet Malibu

    Chevrolet engineers made substantial improvements with their most recent redesign of the Malibu, introduced for 2016. They increased space and added loads of new technology but at the same time shed close to 300 pounds from the car's curb weight. But the Malibu competes in a hotly contested segment, and the competition's getting tougher by the day as consumers continue to ditch sedans in favor of crossovers, so it's a good thing the Malibu's engineers aren't resting on their laurels. Instead, they've introduced a round of updates for 2019. On the outside, the 2019 Malibu adopts a more...

  • 12-year-old completes oil change
    This 12-year-old can show you how to change your oil

    There are a handful of automotive skills that are fading as time marches forward. Less people know how to drive a manual gearbox. Changing a tire is a mystery to those with their magical AAA card. Swapping out brake pads is akin to open-heart surgery for some. However, for one father and his...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Malibu facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Chevrolet Malibu spy shots

    Chevrolet engineers are out testing a prototype for an updated Malibu. And judging by the level of camouflage gear they’re using, a number of visual tweaks are pegged for the mid-size sedan. In particular, it appears the front fascia is sporting a new design for the daytime running lights...

  • GM 9-speed automatic transmission
    GM to introduce 9-speed auto in 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] on Tuesday released the first details for a new 9-speed automatic transmission designed for front-wheel-drive applications. The transmission, code-named the 9T50, makes its debut in the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu and by the end of calendar year 2017 will be available in...

  • Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series concept, 2015 SEMA show
    Chevy Previews New Accessories Range With SEMA Red Line Concepts

    Chevrolet will roll out a barrage of concepts at this year’s SEMA show to highlight a range of new accessories the automaker plans to offer. The aftermarket continues to see growth, with SEMA organizers stating that spending on automotive specialty equipment parts and accessories topped $36...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
    2016 Chevrolet Malibu: More Tech, More Space, Less Weight

    Chevrolet’s Malibu has just undergone its most substantial redesign in perhaps the nameplate’s history. The all-new model, which debuts this week at the 2015 New York Auto Show, the nameplate’s ninth generation, is not only larger than its predecessor, it’s also packed with...

  • Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu debuting at 2015 New York Auto Show

    Chevrolet is set to unveil an all-new Malibu at next month’s 2015 New York Auto Show, and in the lead up to the car’s arrival the bowtie brand has been dropping a number of details about the upcoming mid-sizer. Today, Chevy revealed that its new Malibu, which goes on sale later this year, as a 2016 model, will come with a new nanny system called "Teen Driver" that parents can use to keep an eye on their kids in those days when the young ones are still getting used to being behind the wheel. DON'T MISS: Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini Aventador: Video Similar to...

  • Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu debuting at 2015 New York Auto Show
    GM Tapping 40 Years Of Drive Data To Make 2016 Malibu Most Dependable Ever: Video

    When General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] launched its redesigned Malibu in 2008, it garnered immediate critical praise, proving that GM hadn't entirely ceded the mid-size market to Honda and Toyota. The seventh-generation car was a major victory for then GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, and would go on to...

  • Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu debuting at 2015 New York Auto Show
    2016 Chevrolet Malibu Teased, Will Be 300 Pounds Lighter Than Current Model

    Chevrolet’s current Malibu was all-new for the 2013 model year but after a lackluster sales performance some updates were rushed for 2014. Unfortunately, one of the car’s biggest drawbacks, a lack of room in the rear, will have to wait until a full redesign. The good news is that the...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Malibu spy shots
    2016 Chevrolet Malibu Spy Shots

    Chevrolet’s current Malibu was all-new for the 2013 model year but after lacklustre sales some updates were rushed for 2014. Unfortunately, one of the car’s most prominent drawbacks, a lack of room in the rear, will have to wait until a full redesign. A prototype for a new Malibu has...

  • Track testing the Chevy Malibu Turbo
    Chevrolet Track Tests The 2013... Malibu Turbo? Video

    If we asked you to name a track-worthy sport sedan, chances are good you’d pick the BMW M5, the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG or possibly even the Cadillac CTS-V. Further down the list, we suppose even a Volvo S60 or Ford Taurus SHO could make the cut-off, but one car we’d never expect to see...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu
    GM Updating Its 2.4-Liter Four Cylinder Engines

    Here’s some good news if you’ll be shopping for a Chevy Malibu, Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain, Buick Verano or Buick Regal next year: GM is pulling the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine used in these products, and replacing it with an updated 2.5 liter version. As you’d expect, the new...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

    The all-new, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu that GM [NYSE: GM] just revealed at the New York auto show—and at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show yesterday—will be a truly global model. With a wider stance, HID headlamps, and LED taillamps, and showy wheels, plus all-new trims and interior materials, the new Malibu looks poised to take a step upmarket, if not in actual price, in perception next to mainstream market leaders like the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia Optima. The standard powertrain on the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will be a 190-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu
    2013 Chevrolet Malibu: 2011 New York Auto Show

    The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, the first global version of the popular mid-size Chevy, has finally been revealed, first at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show and just a day later at the 2011 New York Auto Show. That’s right, the new Malibu will be a truly global model, sold in nearly 100 countries in...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Chinese market edition
    2013 Chevrolet Malibu Gets Early Web Reveal

    Another image of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu has been published ahead of the car’s official Web reveal pegged for the night of Monday the 18th by--believe it or not--GM’s own media website. The latest image shows the Chinese market edition of the new sedan, though this car is virtually...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ
    2013 Chevrolet Malibu: 2011 New York Auto Show Preview

    This is the first look at the 2013 Chevy Malibu, due for a full unveiling at the 2011 New York and Shanghai Auto Shows on April 19th. So far, we get nothing but a teaser of the rear of the car and some general suggestions as to its specs, though the video below gives a better idea of what to...

  • 2008 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
    Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid gets the axe

    While most automakers are scrambling to add hybrids and other alternatively-fueled models to their lineups, General Motors is getting rid of a couple of struggling hybrids currently residing in its range of cars - the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid and the Saturn Vue Hybrid. The move comes as a greater...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Traverse
    GM recalls more than 270,000 vehicles due to faulty shifter

    With all the financial strife General Motors finds itself in, the last thing it needs are product recalls bringing into doubt the quality of its vehicles. Unfortunately for GM, a product recall is just what the company was forced to issue, and with more than 270,000 vehicles across the country...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Malibu

    GM has announced today that its global sales tally for 2008 has come in at 8.35 million vehicles, which represents a 10.8% decline on 2007’s levels and a substantial 616,000 units short of Toyota’s tally over the same period. Toyota also experienced a sales decline over 2008, with its total dropping 4% over the course of the year to end at 8.97 million units. In 2008, GM sold 5.37 million vehicles outside the U.S., accounting for 64% of total global sales volume compared with 59% a year ago. This represents a 22.7% decline in sales for GM in the U.S., its single biggest market...

  • 2009 Opel Insignia
    GM's plans for the Epsilon II platform

    Building the next generation of cars is often easier than deciding which should be built, or how they'll be built, if General Motors' trouble with the Epsilon II platform and its large sedan lineup is any indication. Nevertheless, it appears that GM is still working on reviving the Chevrolet Impala...

  • Update: Work resumes at Kansas Chevrolet Malibu
    Update: Work resumes at Kansas Chevrolet Malibu

    Updated: Workers from UAW Local 31 will resume manufacturing the Chevrolet Malibu after voting in favor of a new deal with GM, ending a 17 day strike that threatened supply of one of the carmaker’s most important models. Malibu sales in the U.S. are up more than 30% this year despite...

  • Study: 2008 Chevrolet Malibu stealing sales from foreign makes
    Study: 2008 Chevrolet Malibu stealing sales from foreign makes

    If GM has any hope of regaining its title of world’s biggest carmaker from Toyota its vehicles must not only sell well but they should also regain market share lost to rivals. Until recently, consumers rarely cross-shopped between GM and Toyota but as the quality and reliability of GM...

  • 2008 Green Car of the Year finalists announced
    2008 Green Car of the Year finalists announced

    No other auto show is better suited to hosting a green car award than the premier automotive event in the world’s biggest market for eco-friendly cars, the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. For the 2008 Green Car of the Year the nominees have been narrowed down to a field of just five finalists...

  • New Malibu gets $100m marketing campaign
    New Malibu gets $100m marketing campaign

    The 2008 Chevy Malibu is undoubtedly one of GM’s most important unveilings this year. The company thinks it’s so good compared to its rivals that it is preparing a massive $100m marketing campaign whose aim will be to switch buyers from import brand vehicles. The Malibu was last...

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