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2014 Chevrolet Malibu

A Meaningful Midsize Mulligan First dates can be rough. We've all been there – forcing your way through some conversation, trying to find common ground, nibbling your way through a meal you'll no doubt end up paying for yourself. The person across the table may be perfectly nice, and means well, but you just aren't feeling it. The spark isn't there. Our initial encounter with the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu was like that – an experience we'll look back on with a shrug and a "meh." And we aren't alone. After it launched, the 'Bu was met with lukewarm-at-best reviews, comparison... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.5L I4
Power:
196 HP / 186 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$22,140
As-Tested Price:
$33,450
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    The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) has given the Lexus CT 200h its Favorite Hybrid title. It named the compact luxury hybrid its favorite of 2014 at its Drive Revolution in Portland (where it also named the new Volkswagen Golf TDI the Northwest Green Car of the Year). According to NWAPA president Nik Miles, the CT 200h earned the honor for ...

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    Official: GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems [UPDATE]
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    General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch ...

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    EcoCar2 is on the hunt for a better, cleaner Chevy Malibu [w/video]
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    Report: Chevy Malibu most recalled of GM cars this year, not Cobalt
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    Well, this is certainly a surprise. In a record-breaking year for recalls, General Motors' most recalled vehicle is not the Chevrolet Cobalt and its problematic ignition switches – it's the Chevy Malibu. More accurately, it's the Malibu and its Epsilon platform partners, the Saturn Aura and Pontiac G6. Of the 15.8 million vehicles GM has recalled ...

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    Recalls: GM issues four new recalls, 2.4 million cars affected
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    General Motors has announced another set of recalls, covering some 2.42 million cars in the United States. For those keeping track, The General has now recalled over 15 million cars worldwide this year due to various issues. Here's the breakdown for this most recent set of recalls: 1,339,355 – Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia models ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling another 2.7 million vehicles in five separate campaigns
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    The recalls keep rolling in from General Motors, evidently keen to avoid repeating the mistakes of the ignition-switch debacle and clean house. This time they're all coming at once, with five separate recalls announced together covering approximately 2.7 million vehicles. The largest of the five actions involves over 2.4 million units of the ...

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    Report: 2014 Chevy Malibu, Buick LaCrosse recalled over brake mix-up
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    The recall madness over at General Motors isn't letting up anytime soon, as evidenced by this latest call-back of 8,208 Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse sedans. For those keeping track, this is the fifth recall that GM has announced in the past two weeks, not to mention the massive ignition-switch issue from earlier this year. GM issued a statement ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling another 1.3 million cars over power steering woes
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    When it rains, it pours. General Motors has announced yet another major recall, covering 1.3 million units in the American market over concerns that their power steering could suddenly fail. As reported by The Detroit News' David Shepardson, GM has now recalled nearly ten times as many cars as it did all of last year. It's important to note that should ...

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    Recalls: 59k Chevy Malibus recalled for fire risks, faulty defrosters
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    Chevrolet will be recalling 59,000 Malibu sedans in a pair of recalls, according to a report from Reuters. Around 15,000 cars are being recalled over concerns that a bad wiring harness could start a fire, while another 44,000 units need repairs for issues in the HVAC system. The 15,000 Malibus being recalled over fire concerns are 2013 models fitted with ...

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    Official: Chevrolet unveils its SEMA lineup [w/video]
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    First Drive: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu
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    Official: Chevy Malibu turns 50
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    First used as an upper trim level on the Chevrolet Chevelle in 1964 (shown above), the Malibu name is celebrating its 50th birthday for the 2014 model year. In that time, the Malibu has certainly gone through plenty of changes including eight different generations and a 14-year hiatus from 1983 to 1997. Though not the kind of celebration Chevy was ...

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    Report: Base 2014 Chevy Malibu to get same fuel economy as Eco model
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    In a move to spur sales of the Malibu, Chevrolet apparently is betting against its own Malibu Eco mild-hybrid by improving the base model's fuel efficiency in addition to updating the styling and interior, Automotive News reports. That's right, for 2014 the standard Malibu matches the Eco's 29 miles per gallon (for combined city/highway driving) through ...

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    Official: 2014 Chevy Malibu rated at 25/36 mpg, priced from $22,140*
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    After a single model year on the market, Chevrolet gave its midsize Malibu a big makeover for 2014, but the changes aren't all about styling. Although the refreshed sedan isn't on sale yet, Chevy has released some important numbers for its new 'Bu: namely its EPA fuel economy figures and MSRP. Styling included, the biggest improvement for the 2014 Malibu ...

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    Report: NHTSA again questioning GM, this time over mild hybrid recall
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    Less than a week after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had questioned the adequacy of a General Motors recall from 2009 on the Pontiac G6, saying it might have needed to be much broader, it is putting the automaker under the microscope again for another potential recall issue. This time around, NHTSA is investigating whether GM did ...

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    Video: Watching IIHS test semi trailers for safety is frightening
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    Official: Holden launches tuned, pre-facelifted Malibu in Australia
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    As General Motors prepares to launch a refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Malibu in the US, the current, year-old version of the car will go on sale in Australia as the Holden Malibu. Rather than just making it right-hand drive and putting new badges on the Malibu for Aussie duty, Holden engineers worked on the sedan's drivetrain and suspension to give it a tuning ...

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    First live photos and impressions of Chevy's 2014 Malibu
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    The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix – an event that first returned to the Motor City last year, to somewhat embarrassing results – kicks off today, with the big race events happening Saturday and Sunday. But before any of Chevy's Bowtie-badged race cars hit the track, we were able to get our first in-person look at the refreshed 2014 ...

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    Official: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu gets more torque, more room and inspiration from the Impala
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    The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, having stared at the Impala across the showroom floor for a year, gets nips and tucks all over inspired by its larger brother. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder in the base car will get a stop-start system and 23 city miles per gallon, 35 highway, each number representing a one-mpg improvement over the 2013 car. Output is 196 ...

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