2013 Malibu

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Chevrolet Malibu

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Sold in 100 markets on six continents

All-new exterior and premium interior

Eco is the most fuel-efficient Malibu

Most aerodynamic Malibu and quietest Chevrolet

All-new and handling package engineered for performance

Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system integrates services like Pandora® radio and Stitcher SmartRadio®

2013 midsize car to earn a Overall Vehicle Score the National Highway Traffic Administration and a 2012 Top Safety by the Insurance Institute for Highway

Product Information

CHEVROLET LAUNCH OF THE ALL-NEW 2013

The all-new 2013 Malibu is first global midsize designed and engineered to provide from Shanghai to New York and to Sao Paulo with expressive advanced technologies, ride and fuel-efficient powertrains. It will be sold in nearly 100 countries on six

In North America, the Malibu in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels, along the Malibu Eco, which fuel-saving e Assist ™ technology to EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 / 37 highway, for the best fuel of any non-hybrid midsize sedan.

An fuel-efficient and powerful Ecotec four-cylinder engine and next-generation transmission combination leads powertrain lineup. It’s at 197 horsepower (147 kW) and 191 lb.-ft. of (259 Nm). A new Ecotec turbo, rated at 259 horsepower kW) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (353 debuts this fall.

product highlights for North models include:

Expressive design with a wide, stance

Segment-best aerodynamics – to those of the Chevrolet Volt electric car – that enhance efficiency and reduce wind including active electronic on Eco and other select models

Chevrolet-signature dual-cockpit interior is more spacious, features materials and is engineered to be the quietest in the segment

New Chevrolet MyLink connectivity integrates online services Pandora® internet radio and SmartRadio®

European-influenced ride and traits

New safety features and including 10 standard air bags, steel, lane departure collision warning and rearview system

Ten exterior colors and interior color combination depending on the model.

The new Malibu Eco is the first 2013 midsize car to double honors for safety, a 5-Star Overall Vehicle from the National Highway Safety Administration and a 2012 Top Pick by the Insurance Institute of Safety.

Malibu Eco details

The Eco is a smart choice for customers who a midsize car with excellent economy, but without the higher of some full hybrid

Malibu Eco’s e Assist uses power stored in an lithium-ion battery to provide electrical boost in various scenarios, optimizing engine and operation. An advanced 115V battery and 15-kW motor-generator help increase fuel through:

Regenerative braking, provides up to 15 kW of electricity to charge the

Enabling a more-efficient final ratio by providing up to 15 hp (11 kW) of electric assistance during heavier

Using electricity instead of when stopped, with and smooth engine start-stop

Aggressive fuel cut-off deceleration down to zero mph for fuel savings

Intelligent of the high-voltage battery.

The e Assist captures up to 15kW of power would be normally lost braking and uses it to recharge the battery. The system also down fuel delivery in deceleration conditions, further fuel economy. While in shut-off mode, the motor-generator continues spinning along the engine to provide immediate and take-off power when the presses on the accelerator.

As the vehicle comes to a stop, the unit brings the engine to a stop to position it properly for a restart when the brake is

The e Assist is mated to an Ecotec direct-injection four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission.

An optimized design and smart use of technologies help increase fuel economy, with including active grille and low-rolling-resistance 17-inch Goodyear mounted on lightweight aluminum

Thanks to e Assist technology and features, the Malibu Eco can travel up to 580 miles (965 km) between with a 15.8-gallon (59.9 fuel tank.

Malibu’s designed to stand out

The exterior of the all-new Malibu carries DNA its sister vehicles, the Camaro and to bring a sporty sensibility to the sedan segment. A wider broad shoulders and an integrated spoiler bring a new athleticism to and give it a more aggressive The new Malibu has 62-inch (1,574 mm) and rear tracks that are than two inches (51 mm) wider the model it replaces.

Other design cues include dual-port grille, projector-beam larger Chevrolet bow-tie front and rear, and new Camaro-inspired taillamps. Malibu LTZ adds LED chrome-tipped dual exhaust 18-inch alloy wheels and high-intensity discharge headlamps.

The new exterior is anticipated to be SAE-certified as one of the aerodynamically efficient cars in the with a coefficient of drag rating of.29, near Volt’s Cd of.280. Because of new shape and design, engineers able to remove 60 counts of drag compared to the model it

Malibu also has electronically and integrated active aero to improve aerodynamics and enhance economy without sacrificing the design. They automatically airflow through the lower opening when air intake is needed, improving aerodynamic and enhancing fuel efficiency. The are standard on Eco and LS models, as well as the 3LT

Roomier, more refined

The new Malibu interior was designed to an element of sophistication to everyday featuring an all-new, dual-cockpit that creates an inviting, and comfortable environment.

The increased of the new Malibu means a more cabin. Compared to the previous it has nearly four cubic (113 L) of additional interior along with more and hip room.

The Malibu interior metallic, chrome or wood located around the shifter, the center stack, around the cluster and on doors and the steering Soft, ice blue ambient reflects off of and complements chrome and ensures even, consistent along the instrument panel and in pockets. Ice blue lighting on the stack dials, exposed ice French contrast stitching, and textured surfaces, and strategic of noise-deadening materials add to Malibu’s refinement.

The Malibu also has a of storage areas, including a face that articulates up and to reveal a six-inch deep area behind its seven-inch radio display – a U.S. in a midsize car (Eco, LT and LTZ models). also offers a full of the latest infotainment options, Chevrolet MyLink color with available navigation.

interior features include:

information center with display (Eco, 2LT and LTZ)

seating with available front seats

Two auxiliary outlets

Leather-wrapped steering (with audio and cruise and shift knob (Eco 2LT and LTZ)

Remote vehicle (Eco 2SA, 2LT and LTZ).

The new also offers a spacious with 16.3 cubic (462 L) of cargo room cu.-ft. / 374 L with Malibu

MyLink details

Malibu the new Chevrolet MyLink, which integrates online services as Pandora® internet radio and SmartRadio ® using hands-free and touch-screen controls via Bluetooth-enabled MyLink adds stereo streaming and wireless control of building on the voice-activated Bluetooth calling capability already in most Chevy vehicles.

features a high-resolution, full-color screen display designed to the number of steps required to a task. It also retains all the of conventional entertainment features, AM/FM/Sirius XM tuners, CD player MP3 playback, auxiliary and USB inputs.

Ecotec powertrains

The 2013 features a lineup of fuel-efficient and four-cylinder Ecotec engines complements its European-inspired driving

An all-new Ecotec 2.5L overhead cam, four-cylinder with direct injection Malibu’s engine lineup in America. It is expected to be one of the most of its size in the market. New features enhanced authority continuously valve timing, variable-displacement oil and electronic thermostat that fuel, while delivering performance.

It is rated at an SAE-certified 197 (147 kW) and 191 lb.-ft. of torque Nm).

The new engine has noise-reducing such as a cast exhaust steel crank, low-noise chain and direct mount that contribute to a quiet experience. The new 2.5L engine has standard torque than any car with a four-cylinder engine, and base horsepower than the new Camry and the Ford Fusion.

Chevrolet Malibu

The is mated to a Hydra-Matic 6T40 automatic with features to enhance powertrain efficiency. include changes to clutch and hardware that improve response and time. These enabled engineers to specify gearing to improve cruising while maintaining acceleration and driveability.

For customers who enjoy and performance, Chevrolet will its first-ever Turbo on a Malibu an all-new Ecotec 2.0L engine rated at 259 horsepower kW) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (353 Nm) 1,700 and 5,200 rpm. It is the powerful midsize sedan a domestic automaker, and more than Malibu’s previous V-6 It will be available later fall on LT and LTZ models.

The Malibu Eco’s Ecotec engine is rated at 182 horsepower kW) and is matched with a next-generation automatic. The engine is efficient and featuring dual-overhead cams, injection, continuously variable and exhaust timing and electronic control, as well as a lightweight cylinder block and cylinder

Driving experience

The 2013 Malibu delivers precise and handling. It has been engineered to be and on par with more expensive sedans.

Benefiting from refinement of an award-winning global engineers have tested, and calibrated the Malibu on rural highways, freeways and GM validation around the world.

Contributing to the ride and handling characteristics

A solid body structure as as any in the global midsize sedan allowing for precise tuning and vehicle control

A premium gear for smooth, precise and on-center feel

Proven and refined MacPherson strut and mutli-link rear suspensions

ventilated front disc and rear disc brakes, on by dual-piston front and single-piston aluminum calipers, which are to deliver segment-best stopping

An isolated engine cradle for refined feedback, without or vibration

Fuel-saving electric rack-and-pinion variable-effort power resulting in effortless low-speed and a higher degree of steering at higher speeds

Chassis technologies include four-channel brakes, full-function traction four-corner electronic stability electronic brake force brake assist system, brake control, hydraulic fade assist and drag control.

Safety features

The 2013 Malibu Eco is the first all-new midsize car to receive double for safety, including a 5-Star Vehicle Score from the Highway Traffic Safety and a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Institute for Highway Safety. are the highest ratings possible.

The is also engineered for pedestrian compliance in all markets where it is and where such requirements Pedestrian protection design in the of the vehicle reduces the chance of a collision between the pedestrian and block in car-pedestrian accidents.

The will also offer standard and available safety

Dual-stage driver and front air bags

Pelvic/thorax side-impact air for all outboard occupants, front and

Driver and passenger knee air

Roof rail air bags rollover protection

Available head/thorax side-impact air bags

lane departure warning with forward collision

Available rearview camera

OnStar details

Six months of Directions and Connections service is on Malibu. OnStar is the global provider of connected safety, and mobility solutions and advanced technology.

OnStar’s RemoteLink App allows smartphone users to vehicle functions, access information and send directions to the vehicle. A new, opt-in called FamilyLink allows to stay connected to loved by checking the location of their online or by signing up for vehicle alerts.

Malibu also new OnStar button icons. will notice an updated for the Hands-Free Calling button, OnStar button and red Emergency

More information about can be found at www.onstar.com .

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