The 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco is the perfect family sedan. It is fuel-efficient, loaded with many standard features and has a roomy cabin. It is equipped with a 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine, and a six-speed automatic transmission. In addition, it has a small electric motor that generates 182 horsepower. It is estimated that the Malibu Eco gets 29 miles per gallon, which is more than other sedans in its class achieve.
The engine also assists acceleration and powers various accessories that the alternator normally powers. The Chevy Malibu Eco is also equipped with a stop/stand system that helps conserve fuel by shutting off the car when it is stopped at traffic lights.
There are many standard features available on the new Chevy Malibu Eco such as heated mirrors, keyless entry, 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel and a 60/40 split folding rear seat. It also features Bluetooth, satellite radio, iPod input, stability control, traction control and climate control. A sunroof is offered as an option on the Eco.
This well-designed and equipped mild hybrid vehicle also has several standard safety features such as OnStar, anti-lock brakes, front knee airbags, front side air bags and curtain side airbags.
The Malibu Eco offers more head and hip room than the earlier models. The front driver seat is adjustable for tall drivers and has 14.3 cubic feet of trunk space. The Chevy Malibu mild hybrid is the ultimate vehicle for those seeking a safe, comfortable, fuel-efficient and well-equipped mid-sized sedan.
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