2017 Chevrolet Malibu
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu continues to be a strong competitor in the midsize car segment. It was awarded Best Midsize Car for Families from U.S. News & World Report*, for the 2017 model year, as well as 2017 Best Buy Midsize Car by Consumer Guide^. The Malibu received a few upgrades to compliment the complete redesign it had for the 2016 model year. The upgrades include the addition of three colors; Arctic Blue Metallic, Pepperdust Metallic and Cajun Red Tintcoat. As well as the addition of Android Auto, Apple Carplay and the Teen Driver Safety Package (hyperlink to teen driver blog: http://www.jimsigel.com/blog/teen-driver-safety/) which were added to the LS and LT models. The Premier trim also received an upgraded with the addition of a nine-speed automatic transmission.
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is available in 4 different trim levels; L, LS, 1LT, Premier as well as a Hybrid option. The L, LS, 1LT are powered by a 1.5L turbo-four engine that packs 160 hp and 184 lb –ft of torque that is paired with a 6-six-speed automatic transmission. The Premier trim has a 2.0 –liter turbo-four with 250 hp and 258 lb –ft and is paired with a new nine-speed automatic transmission. The L, LS 1LT trims achieve 27 MPG city /36 highway1 while the Premier sacrifices fuel efficiency for sport, only achieving 22 MPG city/33 highway.
Chevrolet Malibu Safety
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is a clear standout in the safety for midsize cars. It ranked an overall five-star safety rating by the NHTSA and when equipped with Chevy’s Driver Confidence Package the it is an IIHS Top Safety Pick as well. The Driver Confidence Package includes; automatic forward emergency braking, pedestrian detection, Intellibeam automatic high beam control, front and rear park assist, side blind zone alert, lane change alert, lane keep assist, following distance indicator, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and semi-automatic parking assist. The Driver Confidence Package paired with Chevy's Teen Driver Package makes the Malibu one of the safest midsize cars on the road today.
If you are shopping for your teen or you enjoy being connected the 2017 Malibu is for you. The steering wheel has mounted controls to play all your music and operate your mobile phone hands-free. The Malibu also has built-in USB ports2, available wireless charging3 and 4G LTE Wi-Fi4 capabilities as well.
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Additional Options Available on the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu (Dependent on Trim Level):
- Heated Driver and Passenger Seats
- Sirius XM® Satellite Radio
- Remote Vehicle Start
- Bose 9-Speaker premium audio system
- Dual-zone automatic climate control
Another perk of owning a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu? Chevy offers Chevrolet Complete Care which provides 2 maintenance visits a year, 5 years or 60,000 miles of Roadside Assistance, 5 years of the OnStar Basic Plan and 3 months of OnStar Guidance Plan.
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1 EPA-estimated 1.5L engine 27 MPG city/ 36 highway
2 Not compatible with all devices
3 The system wirelessly charges on PMA- or Qi-compatible mobile devices. Some devices require an adaptor or back cover. To check for phone or other device compatibility visit my.chevrolet.com/learn (https://my.chevrolet.com/learn) for details.
4 Requires a compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. 4G LTE service available in select markets. Visit onstar.com (https://www.onstar.com/us/en/home.html) for coverage map, details and system limitations. Data plans provided by AT&T.