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Chevrolet Malibu Specs

Engine 2384 cc
Power 165 hp
Transmission Type Automatic
Driver Airbag Yes
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
Seating Capacity 5 Seats
Central Locking Yes

Malibu Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Malibu
  • Powerful Engine
  • Luxurious interior features
  • Equipped with advance technologies
Things We Dont Like in Malibu
  • Basic Looks
  • Lacks safety features for a high-end sedan

Recent Updates of Malibu

The Chevrolet Malibu debuted in the Malaysian market back in 2014 and ever since it has been a pretty popular car in the country. Perfect for daily commute purposes, the car brings a blend of perfect performance and practicality. The 2022 Malibu is available in a single variant in the Malaysian market: the Malibu LTZ 2.4 AT. The car is priced at RM 159,146 and is powered by a capable and efficient 2.4-liter Ecotec petrol engine with a multi-point fuel injection system. The powertrain makes 165 PS of maximum power at 5,800 rpm and 225 Nm peak torque and 4,600 rpm.

Chevrolet Malibu Price

The Malibu is priced at RM 159,146 .

Chevrolet Malibu Variants

There are 1 variants available of Malibu: LTZ 2.4 AT.

Chevrolet Malibu Power-trains

The Malibu is powered by a 2384cc 4-cylinder Petrol engine produces 165 hp of power and 225 Nm of torque.

It comes with the option of a 6-Speed Automatic transmission gearbox.

Chevrolet Malibu Features

The feature list of Malibu includes Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Anti Theft Device, Anti-Theft Alarm and Engine Immobilizer in terms of security.

Features for Comfort & Convenience include Air Conditioner, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Automatic Climate Control, Heater, Engine Start/Stop Button, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Folding Rear View Mirror, On Board Computer, Automatic Headlamps, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Foldable Rear Seat, Remote Trunk Opener, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Seat Headrest, Rear Seat Center Arm Rest, Cup Holders-Front, Cup Holders-Rear, Bottle Holder and Keyless Entry.

Features for Entertainment & communication include Touch Screen, FM/AM/Radio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary Input, CD Player, Speakers Front, Speakers Rear and Integrated 2DIN Audio.

Chevrolet Malibu Interior

The interior features include Tacho Meter, Electronic Multi Tripmeter, Leather Seats, Leather Steering Wheel, Digital Clock and Digital Odometer.

Chevrolet Malibu Exterior

If we talk about the exterior features then it include Adjustable Headlights, Fog Lights Front, Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Rear Window Defogger, Alloy Wheels, Tinted Glass, Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank, Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator, Integrated Antenna, Chrome Grille and Remote Fuel Lid Opener.

Chevrolet Malibu Safety

The safety features of the Model includes the Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag-Front, Child Safety Locks, Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Ebd, Vehicle Stability Control System, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor, Engine Check Warning, Tyre Pressure Monitor, Front Impact Beams, Side Impact Beams and Door Ajar Warning.

Chevrolet Malibu Competitors

The Malibu Competitors are: Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda 6, Mazda 3 Sedan and Toyota Corolla.

Chevrolet Malibu 2022 Price List

Variant Price Specifications  
Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 2.4 AT RM 159,146 *
Expected Price
2384 cc, 165 hp, Automatic, Petrol

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Chevrolet Malibu Colors

Malibu is available in 4 different colors - Carbon Flash Metallic, Moulin Rouge Red Metallic, Olymoic White and Switchbkade Silver.

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Chevrolet Malibu Review

  • Malibu Overview
  • Chevrolet Malibu Interior & Features
  • Malibu Exterior
  • Chevrolet Malibu Mileage Running Cost
  • Malibu Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Chevrolet Malibu Braking & Safety

Malibu Overview

Named after the Californian city Malibu, the Chevrolet Malibu embodies the affluence of Malibu. The Chevrolet Malibu was earlier the name of one of the variants of the Chevrolet Chevelle till 1983. Then in 1997, the Malibu was launched as a new car altogether. Presently, the car is in eighth edition. The Malibu is a mid-size 4 door sedan that comes with a powerful 2.4-litre DOHC ECOTEC engine and front wheel drive. This elegant looking sedan has many resemblance with the Chevrolet Cruze, like the front grilles and the body lines, however they are two very distinct cars.
As such, Malibu has luxurious interiors and features that puts it at par with many other mid-range C segment cars like a 7 inch touchscreen display, Remote ignition and leather upholsteries. The power output also measures a fairly decent 165 hp at 5,800 rpm alongside a maximum torque of 225 Nm at 4,600 rpm. The fuel economy for the engine measures a very efficient 12.8 kmpl and the fuel tank capacity is a convenient 76 litres. The transmission system as such is a 6 speed automatic that comes with Driver Shift Control that lets you switch to manual mode. The interiors have a certain amount of fluidity and the driver's cockpit resembles that of an airplane because of its separated dials. The exteriors are pretty good too. The headlights are High Discharge lamps along with automatic leveling and tunnel detection feature that adjusts the headlights according to the requirements and also equipped with it are high pressure headlight washers that keeps the lamps clean. Such features make the Malibu a feature packed car. The ambient lighting inside the Malibu uplifts the passenger's mood pretty well, making the ride enjoyable. Thus Malibu is a complete package that offers you luxury and also stands tall as a value for money buy.

Chevrolet Malibu Interior & Features

The Malibu offers suave interiors keeping in line with its name and segment. The most striking feature inside the cabin is the ice blue colored ambient lighting that runs across the dash and gives a breath of fresh air to the vehicle. The dash also has curves on the passengers side that makes it appear very smooth and flowing. The next thing that attracts is the 7 inch touchscreen control display on the center console that can also be used as an entertainment system. The steering wheel as such is the traditional 3 spoked Chevrolet steering which embeds audio, and hands-free calling features. The dials behind the display are designed uniquely and have two separate columns for two information units. The color of the interior is calming and pretty soothing to the eyes as well.

Interior Comfort:

The interiors of the Malibu has many comfort features like 7 inch touchscreen display that serves as the monitor for the rear parking camera and also as a source of entertainment. Below that is a compartment for storing your sunglasses. The AC vents are within the lines of the dash and offers proper cooling of the cabin. The steering gets mounted controls for the sound system as well as for telephone reception. One more button on the steering is the auto cruise button that enables the cruise control of the car. The seats are comfortable and the front seat gets bucket seats which offer ample thigh and lumbar support. It also has automatic climate control to maintain ambient temperature. Other features to enhance comfort are remote ignition, push start button and head light washers.

Interior Measurements:

The interiors of the Malibu are spacious and offer ample room for 5 passengers, with 3 on the rear seat sitting comfortably. The boot space is also a very sumptuous 462 litres which is sufficient for day to day requirements.

Stereo and Accessories:

The 7 inch touch screen display of the Malibu is an underlining feature of the car. It offers a great source of infotainment and comes with a Chevrolet My link Radio and a sound system compatible with AM/FM, AUX, USB, CD/DVD and Bluetooth. The output comes from a 6 speaker sound system. There is also a smart-phone integration function that integrates your phone with the audio system of the car.

Malibu Exterior

The exteriors of the Malibu are kept elegant and nothing fancy has been rendered to the design. The front grille has been kept the same as classic Chevrolet, black along with chrome outlining. The headlamps also looks elementary and serves its purpose efficiently with its tunnel detection technology. The round fog lamps as such are also not extravagant. The hood and the side panel of the car are kept classic and all these features combined, gives the car a classic and imperial feel. To add to the luxury, the windows are also outlined with chrome that looks pleasant and the chrome door handles underlines the elegance. The rear lamps are distinct with a shape of two separate boxes and looks appealing. The overall length of Chevrolet Malibu gives it a nice elongated feel which is always a plus point for a luxury sedan. According to the official website, some aspects have also been inspired from the Camaro and it indeed is evident in the simplicity of its looks. Other additions embedded on the exterior are the side indicators mounted on the wing mirrors that has increased visibility and the rear parking assist camera situated on the rear bumper that is also very functional. The broad rear of the Malibu also imparts it a muscular street presence without compromising its elegance. Chevrolet Malibu is launched in Malaysia under 4 colors which are Red, Black, White and Silver.

Exterior Measurement:

The L x W x H exterior measurements of the Malibu are 4865mm x 1855mm x 1465mm respectively which are considerably long for a mid sized sedan. The hood of the Malibu is also pretty elongated. The wheelbase, determining the cabin space is also embedded with more than decent dimensions measuring 2737mm with a front track of 1583 mm and a 2mm broader rear track of 1585 mm.


To complete the chassis, Chevrolet Malibu is appointed with big 18-inch alloy wheels with V spokes. As such, the standard tyres on the Malibu measure 245/45 R18.

Chevrolet Malibu Mileage Running Cost

Chevrolet Malibu delivers an efficient mileage clocking 12.8 kmpl which is pretty appreciable for a 2.4-litre engine churning out 165 hp maximum power output. It comes with a big fuel tank of 76 litres leaving you with ample fuel for long journeys. The ECOTEC engine also ensures minimum emissions from the engine.

Malibu Engine & Fuel Consumption

The Malibu comes equipped with a 2.4-litre DOHC (Double Over Head Cam) ECOTEC engine that churns out a great 165 hp maximum power output at 5,800 rpm alongside a maximum torque measuring 225Nm at 4,600 rpm. These numbers ensure that apart from the luxury, the Malibu also has some amount of sportiness in its soul. Complimenting this engine configuration is a 6 speed automatic transmission that could also be changed to the manual mode if you want to do the shifting yourself. The technology is named Driver Shift Control. The ECOTEC badge on the engine implies that this engine maintains fuel efficiency and minimizes emissions from the vehicle.


The Malibu has ample power under its hood. The 2.4-litre DOHC ECOTEC engine churns out 165 horse power at 5800 rpm and a max torque of 225Nm at 4600 rpm. These numbers are commendable for an entry-level luxury car like Malibu.


Chevrolet Malibu offers a speedy 206 kmph which is impressive and a 0-100 kmph acceleration in just about 9.6 seconds. This enhanced speed count of Chevrolet Malibu is credits to the Intake Valve Lift Control system which operates in a low-lift mode such that engine pumps out only the amount of air which is needed for driver's requirement. This results in exceeding fuel economy and greater performance at lower speeds.

Chevrolet Malibu Braking & Safety

The brakes on the Malibu are 4 wheel disc brakes with ABS on all 4 wheels. The "StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Brake Assist" ensures that the ride is stable even at high speed turns and cornering while braking. The front chassis on Chevrolet Malibu appoints McPherson Strut suspension while multi-link torsion beam suspension is sported on the rear.

Safety and Security:

On the safety front Chevrolet Malibu comes equipped with 4 frontal and thorax side-impact for driver and front passenger. There is also ABS and StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System along with Brake assist that keeps the car in the same track in which it is traveling and not letting it discourse especially on turns. The tyre pressure monitor system also ensures right amount of tyre pressure to prevent tyre skidding and maintaining proper grip on the road. For security there are power programmable door locks along with child safety locks on the rear seats and a Theft Deterrent System to secure the car.

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