After getting a midcycle update, the Chevy’s popular midsize sedan Malibu is ready to grab the attention of car enthusiasts in 2014. The car got a freshened front, 1.25 extra inches in the rear seat and a new stop start system for the base model with four cylinder engine that increases its mileage and competency. The revised interior and exterior of Malibu will now become more competent to attract customers as well as to give a tough time to its competitors like Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion and Honda Accord. The 2014 Chevy Malibu is offered in seven trim levels: LS, 1LT, Eco, 2LT, 3LT, 1LTZ and 2LTZ.
The base 2.5 liter engine produces 196 horsepower and 186 lb ft of torque with a fuel Economy rating of 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. A six speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive is standard across the lineup. For the cabin, Chevrolet used high quality soft touch materials to ensure comfort and luxury at a same time. The interior gets a seven inch touch screen (on LT and LTZ), Chevy’s new infotainment system, MyLink, Stitcher SmartRadio, Bluetooth, Smartphone connectivity and streaming video through Pandora radio. The car has a 16.3 cubic feet cargo area and lots of safety features such as airbags, rollover protection, OnStar with automatic crash response, traction and stability control. The lineup of 2014 Chevrolet Malibu will come in a price range from $22,140 to $29,850. The Chevy’s 2014 Malibu will be a big hit in 2014 for all those looking for a compact sedan with some luxury attributes.