Originally introduced in the 1980s, the Chevy Malibu has become a favorite among those looking for a mid-size family sedan. Into its fourth generation, the new 2015 Chevrolet Malibu has had a front-end makeover to provide a more stylish look. The interior has also been ramped up and is more spacious and comfortable than ever before. It is also worth noting that the MyLink interface now includes a 4G data connection, with a wireless hotspot.
The Malibu comes with a standard 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, with a six-speed automatic transmission. This packs a powerful 195 horsepower and a 191 lb./ft. of torque. Those looking for more power can opt for the 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbo engine. While this also comes with a six-speed automatic transmission, the power level increases to a horsepower of 259 and a 195 lb./ft. of torque. However, you will a decrease in fuel efficiency with the turbo engine. The 2.5-liter engine provides a 29 miles per gallon combined total, whereas the turbo engine offers a combined fuel efficiency of 24 miles per gallon.
Families will be happy to know that the new 2015 Chevy Malibu passed the safety test with flying colors, scoring a five-star overall crash rating. This is due to its many safety features, including anti-lock brakes, stability control, traction control, and ten airbags. This car is certainly worth a closer look for anyone on the market for a new mid-size sedan. Take one for a spin at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!