2018 Chevrolet Malibu

  • $179 /mo. Lease From
  • $21,680 MSRP From
  • 28 mpg AVG, Comb.
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  • Chevrolet Malibu is a five-seat midsize vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2018 model year, there are five trim-lines to choose from with two different gas engines that produce from 160 to 250 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,100 to $1,650, which over the course of five years will save you $500 in extra fuel spending. Chevrolet Malibu has received a 5-stars crash rating from NHTSA. You can lease a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sdn LS w/1LS starting from $179 per month.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu L / LS2018 Chevrolet Malibu L / LS
2018 Chevrolet Malibu LT2018 Chevrolet Malibu LT
2018 Chevrolet Malibu Premier2018 Chevrolet Malibu Premier


2018 Chevrolet Malibu Lease Offer Trend

According to research by Vehie.com, auto brokers currently offer special lease program on 2018 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sdn LS w/1LS starting from $179 a month with $2,999 due at signing.


2018 Chevrolet Malibu Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width: -
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 73.0 in
  • Length: 193.8 in
  • Height: 57.6 in
  • Wheelbase: 111.4 in

2018 Malibu has a relatively long wheelbase ( 111.4 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3103 - 3298 lbs.


2018 Malibu - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.0 inHip Room: 54.1 inHead Room: 39.1 inShoulder Room: 58.5 in
2018 Malibu - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 38.1 inHip Room: 53.4 inHead Room: 37.5 inShoulder Room: 57.1 in
2018 Malibu - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

15.8 ft3

2018 Malibu seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - shoulders - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on hips and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Malibu ia a class-leader on only two measurements - legs and shoulders - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on head. Trunk volume is the larger than average among its peers with 15.8 cu. ft.

Full Specifications


2018 Malibu L

2018 Malibu LS

2018 Malibu LS Fleet

2018 Malibu LT

2018 Malibu Premier

Starging MSRP$21,680$23,225$23,225$25,125$30,975
Engine1.5L Inline-4 Turbo1.5L Inline-4 Turbo1.5L Inline-4 Turbo1.5L Inline-4 Turbo2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
HP160 hp160 hp160 hp160 hp250 hp
DrivetrainFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
City27 MPG27 MPG27 MPG27 MPG22 MPG
Highway36 MPG36 MPG36 MPG36 MPG32 MPG
Combined30 MPG30 MPG30 MPG30 MPG26 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost$1,100$1,100$1,100$1,100$1,650

2018 Malibu Sedan comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $2,752 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, Malibu


2018 Chevrolet Malibu Front Crash Test    
Front Crash Rating
2018 Chevrolet Malibu Side Crash Test    
Side Crash Rating
2018 Chevrolet Malibu Side Pole Crash Test    
Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 114
  • Recalls: 4

2018 Malibu Sedan has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed one hundred and fourteen complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also four recalls issued by Chevrolet, which by itself is a relatively high number.


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