Edgier styling, more efficiency and greater technology make the 2016 Malibu an interesting prospect, but a new "Teen Driver" mode might make the kids a little nervous.
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The blandly designed 2014 Chevy Malibu offers a comfortable ride and easy driving manners, while its MyLink system makes for modern and functional cabin tech.
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ is a comfortable ride with a good level of standard cabin tech, but it's a few thousand bucks overpriced when compared with the competition from Ford, Honda, and Toyota.
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is a competent highway cruiser with a good baseline of cabin tech, but its eAssist mild-hybrid system doesn't really deliver the miles per gallon.
The Malibu has never been the most sensual car in Chevrolet's lineup, but it certainly got a big injection of looks in its latest generation.
Chevrolet is unveiling an all-new Malibu at the New York International Auto Show. Take a tour inside and out from the show floor.
Chevy's new Malibu is a big step forward from the current model when it comes to looks.
Although lacking in the way of emotional engagement, the Chevy Malibu drives easy, and it gets the MyLink cabin tech interface, which emulates the style of smartphones.
The new Malibu may not look like much, but its mild driving manners will please commuters, and its MyLink cabin tech makes for modern styling.
At a press preview event in San Francisco, Chevrolet demonstrated both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and promised implementations in 10 of its models.