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Chevrolet Malibu
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Car Type: Midsized cars
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Chevrolet Malibu Overview

This comfortable and very quiet midsized sedan has a cushy ride and a well-finished interior. A six-speed automatic is standard. The Eco mild-hybrid returned 29 mpg overall in our tests, and will be phased out by the end of the year. The quicker 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder gets 24 mpg. It is a comfortable and very quiet midsized sedan, with a cushy ride. Handling is sound, but gets soggy at its limits. Controls are simple and straightforward. The backseat is cramped, but the trunk room is sufficient even in the hybrid. A new 2.5-liter four-cylinder with a start/stop system is the base engine for 2014. Reliability has been average for all versions.

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