2016 CHEVROLET MALIBU SPECIFICATIONS

Specifications

Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 21,745
    Fuel Type
    unleaded
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 1.5L Ecotec In-Line 4 and Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, Hydra-Matic 6 Speed Automatic w/Manual Mode
  • Trim
    L Sedan
    Standard L/100km
    8.7 City / 6.3 Hwy
  • Horsepower
    163@5700
    Drivetrain
    2WD
  • Body Style
    Sedan
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)
    5/5
Safety

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
    ★★★★★
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
    NHTSA Side Impact
    ★★★★★
  • IIHS Side Impact
    Good
    IIHS Rood Strength
    N/A
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating
    Good
Rebates

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu News and Reviews

2016 Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic Coupe Earn TSP+ Rating from IIHS

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and Honda Civic Coupe both nabbed the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.Both models scored "Good" ratings in all five crash categories just like they did the previous year. But thanks to new technology, they both achieved the highest front crash prevention rating of "Superior" this year.In IIHS tests, the Malibu…
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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 2.0T First Test Review

Chevrolet is proud of the redesigned 2016 Malibu, and it should be. With its larger dimensions and lighter weight, bold styling, premium interior, and new technology, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedan seems to address our criticism of the outgoing model, and appears to be much more competitive, too.Although Chevrolet added 3.6 inches of wheelbase (1.3 inches more rear legroom)…
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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T First Test Review

I wasn't particularly fond of the last-generation Malibu. Compared to the competition, it was loud, unrefined, dynamically flawed, and remarkably cramped inside. The "emergency refresh"—GM for "Oh, drat, we forgot we had competition"—was but a small improvement. The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is the first clean-sheet redesign since that frankly quite awful car, and thankfully it appears that Chevy has…
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The 10 Quickest Normal Trim Midsize Sedans Tested by Motor Trend

The powertrains in the base or volume trim levels of midsize sedans are rarely exciting. More often than not, they're some form of four-cylinder with a displacement of up to 2.5 liters or a sub-2.0-liter unit with a small turbo strapped to it for better torque. The base engines found in many family sedans are more than enough for the…
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Chevrolet Malibu: 2016 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender

We Like: The Premier and Hybrid models with upgraded interiors, solid performance.We Don't Like: The base model with a weak engine, lackluster interior.The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu arrived at COTY in three various trims: LT, Premier, and Hybrid. The all-new hybrid caught rave reviews from most editors, the 2.0-liter turbo Premier impressed with its power, and the base LT offered a…
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