The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
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 new Malibu may not look like much, but its mild driving manners will please commuters, and its MyLink cabin tech makes for modern styling.
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.
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 Chevy Malibu just might be GM's answer to the Camry, Accord, and Fusion.a
In Chevrolet's complicated lineup of cars, the Malibu is one notch from the top - a biggish small car that slots against Accord, Camry and Fusion. Tough territory, that's why GM heavily revised the car for 2013 on a new global platform they feel confident shipping to 100 countries. Let's see if their confidence is well-placed and check the tech.
Don't call it a hybrid! The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco uses the automaker's eAssist technology to boost the economy of its 2.4-liter mill.
The 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ isn't a driver's car, but offers a comfortable cabin for the daily commute or shopping trips. Its cabin tech is largely unremarkable.
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The new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu makes its U.S. debut with an "expressive" front face and lots of Chevy's Camaro built into its gauges and design.