Used Chevrolet Malibu Buying Guide

Chevrolet Malibu, midsize cars
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2008 to 2013

An all-new version of the Chevy Malibu was introduced in 2008 and won praise from critics, even being named the 2008 North American Car of the Year at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

This Malibu generation also picked up numerous safety accolades, earning a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for the 2010 model. The 2011 model was ranked No. 1 among 2011 affordable midsize cars by U.S. News & World Report. The 2012 models are equipped with anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, and remote keyless entry as standard features. The 2012 Chevy Malibu is ranked No. 1 in 2012 affordable midsize cars.

Chevrolet introduced a new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with the 2013 model, offering impressive acceleration for a sedan. The 2013 model was also one of the few midsize vehicles to earn a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as the Top Safety Pick rating from IIHS. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu is ranked No. 8 on U.S. News' list of 2013 affordable midsize cars.

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