Chevrolet has a lot of changes in store for 2019. None of them are especially major, but they're coming to three of Chevrolet's passenger car models, the Malibu, Cruze and Spark. They all get mildly revised front and rear fascias, updated color schemes, and new options and packages. The amount of change varies from car to car, so we'll start with what's arguably the most significantly updated, the Malibu.
This refresh comes soon after the latest model's introduction.
One analyst believes this won't be the General's last production adjustment.
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.
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.
GM is recalling the 2016 Chevy Colorado, Malibu, and GMC Canyon for the possibility of a missing component in the airbag inflator.
Comparing the current Malibu the last two generations to see if Chevrolet has gotten the midsize formula right.
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.
The new 2016 Chevy Malibu can be had for as little as $22,500 in base L trim, undercutting the price of last year's model and much of the competition.