Voted the number one family mid-size car is the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu according to Us News and World Report. This award was based on 23 pieces of data and research, and the research was based on data that was provided by automotive journalist reviews, crash tests results, and reliability ratings. Critics liked the cargo space and the comfortable ride. The new change for the 2017 Malibu is that it comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
The Malibu basic model seats five and comes with front-wheel drive. The highway miles range between 33-36 mpg and it gets 22-27 around the city. Its engine ranges between at 160-250 horsepower. The fuel tank capacity is 13 to 15.8 gallons.
Its spacious interior is designed with tall drivers front seats, sporty handling around turns and comes with an intuitive 8-inch touchscreen interface. A fuel-efficient Hybrid is offered and has respectable acceleration. The body design is stylish.
This car was classed with an NHTSA 5-star out of a possible 5-star safety rating. It comes with a Teen Driver feature that allows parents to limit feature availability and to set driving boundaries for their young driver. The Driver Confidence package II is optional and features many upgrades.
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