Kelley Blue Book Value®
$15,428 - $45,003
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
49 City / 43 HWY
Horsepower
124-250
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$15,428 - $45,003
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
49 City / 43 HWY
Horsepower
124-250
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.1 Overall Score
Performance 4.2 Comfort 4.0 Styling 4.3 Value 3.8

Editor's Overview

Chevy’s midsize 2018 Malibu sedan has every advantage it needs to challenge rivals like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion. A class-leading option roster that includes such m...

Chevrolet Malibu Models & Trims

Owner Reviews

4.78

128 Reviews

80% 19% 2% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

A spacious car for all shapes and sizes and is a no brainer option!

Sounds like motor runs loud sometimes. Very smooth ride and is really fast. I enjoy that I am a bigger person but being in this car it really makes me feel like I have so much room. It is amazing how a change in the year of a car can make all the difference. My husband bought this car for me and I couldn't have picked a better one. The leg space is phenomenal for even someone who is 6 feet tall and will not have to worry about their knees touching because they can pull the seat all the way back and that is amazing.

- Ashley M

It has great fuel economy! I've been getting just over 30 mpg driving around town and in the upper 30's on the highway.

Drives smooth & quiet, it's comfortable & roomy to drive. I only bought it a week ago, but so far it gets great gas mileage, 30+ mpg. My only problem so far it that they sold me a car with a defective touch screen so I still haven't been able to use bluetooth or any other features. Hudiburg Chevrolet (OK) didn't offer anything other than for me to take it in to any Chevy dealer and have it fixed. Couldn't get in until later this week, so I'll have to wait & see how that goes.

- Terri I

Malibu made by Chevrolet is the perfect car for all ages.

I have owned this vehicle for one year and never had any problems. Malibu gets very good gas mileage both on highway and in city. The interior is very roomy even for my husband who is 6' 4' tall. There is a very large trunk that makes it easy to shop and store all items out of sight and secure. I love the backup camera as that is one of my weak points when driving. Overall I would recommend this vehicle to anyone as it is a perfect mix of luxury and sporty.

- Cheryl Y

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,428 - $17,529
$17,201 - $19,466

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
160 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L turbo DOHC 4
1.5L turbo DOHC 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.8 cu. ft.
15.8 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.4 in.
111.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37 ft.
37 ft.

Length

Length
193.8 in.
193.8 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
73 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3108 .lbs
3103 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
160 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
.lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
15.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
14 - 18 mpg
14 - 18 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 mpg
36 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Assistance

Air Bags

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings