You have to appreciate honesty in this business. When a car company admits its offering in a segment isn't up to the task, it catches you by surprise. The surprisingly open Chevy reps stopped short of saying that making the last Malibu smaller was a mistake, but given that the righting of the ship…

2017 Chevrolet Malibu - 4dr Sedan (L)
4dr Sedan (L)
1.5L I-4
27 City / 37 HWY
2017 Chevrolet Malibu - 4dr Sedan (LS w/1LS)
4dr Sedan (LS w/1LS)
1.5L I-4
27 City / 37 HWY
2017 Chevrolet Malibu - 4dr Sedan (LT w/1LT)
4dr Sedan (LT w/1LT)
1.5L I-4
27 City / 37 HWY
2017 Chevrolet Malibu - 4dr Sedan (Premier w/2LZ)
4dr Sedan (Premier w/2LZ)
2.0L I-4
How American is that new car or truck?

Kogod's 2016 index goes beyond the window sticker data to determine how much of your car was built in the USA.
There's a bit of the Chevy Volt hidden in the Malibu Hybrid

The Voltec drive units are awfully similar, but the batteries are different.

Under the hood, the Chevy Volt and the new Malibu Hybrid are remarkably similar. And the Malibu's emphasis on electric drive comes from the Volt, too.
GM idles four plants in wake of Japanese earthquake

In the aftermath of recent earthquakes in Japan, GM is expecting a shortage in the supply of certain parts, so it's shutting down four of its plants in North America for two weeks.

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu
$16,988 / 30,042 miles / CA
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$20,336 / 24,908 miles / CA
Auto Show Notebook: Legendary Continental name inspired Lincoln's designers

Plus: Quick Hits On The Chevy Malibu, Subaru's STI Plans, Volkswagen's CC And More

We curate news and notes from the floor of the New York Auto Show, with a focus on how the Continental name inspired Lincoln's designers.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Quick Spin [w/video]
The Chevy Malibu finally joins the true hybrid game, showing it can compete despite being late to the party. Read our review of this gas-electric midsizer.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu First Drive [w/video]
We drive the new Chevy family sedan, which atones for the sins of its smallish predecessor while heaping on lots of tech.
2014 Chevrolet Malibu
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GM recalls Colorado, Canyon, and Malibu for airbag problem

And no, it's not a Takata issue.

GM is recalling the 2016 Chevy Colorado, Malibu, and GMC Canyon for the possibility of a missing component in the airbag inflator.
New Takata problem results in recall of 414 GM vehicles

The rupture of a Takata side-airbag inflator during testing is causing a recall of 414 General Motors vehicles from Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, and GMC.
GM recalling 521,817 cars in two campaigns

General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.