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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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    Official: Chevrolet unveils its SEMA lineup [w/video]
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    Hype surrounding this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show next month started months ago, and automakers and aftermarket companies alike have been previewing the vehicles that attendees will be able to see on the show floor. Chevrolet now can officially be added to that list, as it recently announced seven "performance-oriented ...

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    SEMA: Chevy Malibu Turbo Performance Concept is hotted up for your eyes only
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    One of the greatest aspects of the SEMA show is the freedom it gives automakers and tuners to play around a little. Where other shows' bread and butter are more serious conceptual pieces or production-bound unveils, cars at SEMA are very often flights of fancy that are really only intended to bring some excitement to a model or brand. Case in point is ...

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    Official: Chevy cars highlight GM's fleet of custom SEMA concepts
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    Small cars are going to be well represented at the 2012 SEMA Show from numerous automakers, but Chevrolet just released eight Vegas-bound concepts that we'll be able to see next week. While the Cruze, Sonic and Spark have all helped bolster Chevy's small-car cred, the Malibu has helped the automaker compete in the family-friendly midsize class, and now ...

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    Official: Chevy to unveil updated Spark, Malibu diesel and Orlando Turbo in Paris
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    The Chevrolet Trax will be joined at the Paris Motor Show by four other Chevrolet reveals on their ways to the European market. The S2013 Spark get styling updates inside and out, starting with a nipped-and-tucked front fascia and headlight covers, moving on to new 14- and 15-inch wheels, and ending out back wth a new placement for third brake light to ...

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    New York 2011: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Eco get live
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    Yesterday, we revealed the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to you here at the New York Auto Show, and we were pleasantly surprised by the announcement of the 38 mile-per-gallon Malibu Eco model. Today, we bring you live shots of both cars now that the flashbulbs have dimmed enough to allow us a better look at both models. As stated earlier, the new Malibu now ...

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    New York 2011: Chevrolet debuts 2013 Malibu, surprises with 38-mpg ECO model
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    It says something about the breakneck pace of America's mid-size sedan segment that the departing Chevrolet Malibu was beginning to feel long in the tooth. Introduced for the 2008 model year to great fanfare and critical praise, General Motors' family four-door has seen its appeal dinged by new entries from companies like Kia, Hyundai and Volkswagen, ...

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    New York 2011: Chevrolet debuts 2013 Malibu, surprises with 38-mpg ECO model
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    It says something about the breakneck pace of America's mid-size sedan segment that the departing Chevrolet Malibu was beginning to feel long in the tooth. Introduced for the 2008 model year to great fanfare and critical praise, General Motors' family four-door has seen its appeal dinged by new entries from companies like Kia, Hyundai and Volkswagen, ...

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    2013 Chevrolet Malibu unveiled ahead of Shanghai Motor Show
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    General Motors has officially debuted the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu ahead of its global introduction at the Shanghai Motor Show. The model boasts a completely fresh design inside and out along with more efficient drivetrain options. GM says the new Malibu will compete in over 100 markets, though we have to imagine the vehicle will also be integral to the ...

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    GM releases another shot of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu
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    The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will be unveiled on Monday at the Shanghai Motor Show. General Motors is expectedly making a big deal of the event, and started dropping teasers a couple weeks back. Those were followed by a full-on, high-resolution pic of the Malibu in red on Thursday. And now? Another picture of the China-spec car in blue. Since it's static, ...

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    GM moves 2013 Chevrolet Malibu production ahead four months to 'early 2012'
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    General Motors has been releasing teaser images of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu for the past couple weeks, and now the Detroit-based automaker is talking about the global midsize sedan's production schedule. The Detroit News reports, citing GM spokesman Dave Darovitz, that the Malibu will begin mass production in early 2012, four months ahead of the ...

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    2013 Chevrolet Malibu gives us a glimpse of its interior
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    General Motors piqued our interest last week with a video glimpse of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu (albeit in highly stylized rendered form), as well as a teaser image of its taillights. In the video, GM tells us the new Malibu will be wider than the outgoing Malibu with a more rakish exterior design. The teaser image goes a step further, showing us that the ...

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    2013 Chevrolet Malibu teased ahead of Shanghai debut [w/video]
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    The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will officially be revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show on April 19, and General Motors has released this official teaser shot of its new 'Bu, showing off its new Camaro-inspired LED taillamps. GM will also be bringing the Malibu to the New York Auto Show, which officially starts on April 20, where we'll get our first glimpse of ...

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    REPORT: GM to show Chevy Orlando-based GMC Granite and hi-po Buick Regal in Detroit
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    It seems as though it's just about impossible to keep an embargo in place these days. A Canadian outlet just spilled the beans on a couple of GM reveals set for Detroit next month. They say they were invited to a sneak preview Wednesday evening and although they couldn't take pics, they felt free to tell us about the whole array of models. Some have been ...

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    Detroit 2008: Mazda CX-9 and Chevy Malibu win North American Car and Truck of the Year awards
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    Last fall, the Chevy Tahoe 2-mode Hybrid won the Green Car of the Year award at the LA Auto Show. The hybrid SUV couldn't pull off a similar victory in today's North American Truck of the Year award at the Detroit Auto Show. Instead, the Mazda CX-9 crossover took top honors, beating the second-place Tahoe in the voting points 201-140. Over on the car side ...

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    Malibu and CX-9 win North American Car/Truck of the Year
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    Click above image for more coverage of the 2008 Detroit Auto ShowThough four out of the six finalists for the North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards were GM vehicles, only the new 2008 Chevy Malibu managed to earn the honor of 2008 North American Car of the Year. On the truck side of things, the Buick Enclave and Chevy Tahoe Hybrid lost out to the ...

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    LA 2007: Lutz and Peper show off Chevy's high efficiency fleet
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    Promising the best possible fuel economy for whichever type of vehicle its customers choose, GM's Bob Lutz and Ed Peper trotted a full lineup of green vehicles from their arsenal. The Aveo5, Impala E85, Malibu Hybrid, Tahoe Hybrid, Silverado Hybrid, Volt, Equinox Fuel Cell, Beat and Groove were used to show off that Chevy will be the brand carrying the ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Chevy dealers go to Xtremes
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    High-res gallery available by clicking imageThe Chevy dealers of Chicagoland decided to add a little extra pizzazz to the Chicago Auto Show this year by toting out some of their best accessorized concept vehicles from the past few years -- cars and trucks that help customers see what they can do with their own Bowtied babies. Love it or hate it, the HHR is ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: A conversation with Ed Peper
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    Ed Peper, the General Manager of GM's Chevy division, has had a very good North American International Auto Show. It began with the unveiling of the Camaro Convertible concept at the automaker's celeb-studded kickoff event. It continued with a pair of awards for the new Silverado pickup truck and the reveal of the Volt concept, an exciting "green" vehicle ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: Chevrolet's Malibu gets a makeover
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    click on above image to view our updated gallery of the Malibu with an additional 29 live shots var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/design/2008_Chevy_Malibu_revealed_pics_and_video'; We didn't think Ed Peper required corrective action nearly as badly as the Malibu, but "Fashion Police" star Bobbie Thomas was on hand this morning to give Chevrolet's ...

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    Cover Blown: Say hello to the 2008 Chevy Malibu
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    UPDATE: Gallery expanded. 24 photos now available.Click image for photo galleryThe folks over at Inside Line appear to have an itchy trigger finger, and as such, the embargo on the 2008 Chevy Malibu is toast. (Note: It appears that Motor Trend was actually first, as the Malibu is in the Feb issue hitting newsstands now.) Given the spate of vaporized ...

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