A Consumers Digest “Best Buy.” 1 Malibu has Engineered for Dependability. Malibu protects you received this honor three years in a row, and with a 100,000 mile/5-year 3 transferable Powertrain this award-winning Chevrolet has also been Limited Warranty plus Roadside Assistance and named “Best New Family Vehicle” by Kelley Blue Courtesy Transportation Programs. Book’s kbb.com 2 in 2010, 2009 and 2008.Malibu LTZ Sedan in Silver Ice Metallic. 1 The Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. 2 For more information, visit kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registeredtrademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. 3 Whichever comes first. See dealer for details. 4 EPA est. MPG hwy.: Malibu LTZ 33, Camry XLE 32. 5 Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child’s age and size. Even in vehicles equippedwith the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. Seethe Owner’s Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information. 6 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers.
33 MPG Highway. With its standard six-speed A Comprehensive Safety Package. Malibu is equipped withautomatic transmission, Malibu LTZ offers an onboard systems designed to act before, during and, thanksEPA estimated 33 MPG highway — better than a to OnStar,® 6 after a collision. In addition to six air bags5 andcomparable Toyota Camry.4 the StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, Malibu also offers OnStar Automatic Crash Response (standard for the first six months).
100,000 mile/5-year1 Transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty. That’s 40,000 moremiles than Toyota or Honda offers. And you have our Roadside Assistance and CourtesyTransportation Programs to guarantee the quality.24-Hour Roadside Assistance. Chevrolet offers a 24-Hour Roadside Assistance Program fora period of 100,000 miles or 5 years.1Courtesy Transportation. Provides alternate transportation and/or reimbursement of certaintransportation expenses and warranty repairs for a period of 100,000 miles or 5 years.1See how Malibu compares 2011 Chevrolet 2011 Toyota 2011 Honda 2011 Ford Malibu Camry XLE Accord EX-L Fusion SEL 2010 Top Safety Pick by IIHS2 — — Powertrain Warranty 1 100,000 mile/ 60,000 mile/ 60,000 mile/ 60,000 mile/ 5-year 5-year 5-year 5-year OnStar3 with Built-In Automatic Crash Response standard — — — first six months Turn-by-Turn Navigation3 Navigation Navigation standard extra cost extra cost (with Sync®)4 first six monthsMalibu LTZ in Red Jewel Tintcoat (extra-cost color). 1 Whichever comes first. See dealer for details. 2 Based on 2010 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety(IIHS) testing. 3 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers.4 Requires connection with Bluetooth®-compatible phones.
Engineered for Dependability“Many editors who drove the Malibu reported astonishment at the level of chassis sophistication this Chevy demonstrates, praising its superb steering feel, supple ride quality... ” MOTOR TREND, MARCH 2010 Learn more about Malibu’s dependability at chevy.com/malibu.
Leather Appointments. Inside the leather-appointed LTZ interior, the heated driver seat includes an eight-way power adjuster and power lumbar control, while the heated passenger seat features a six-way power adjuster.See more Malibu interior features at chevy.com/malibu.
Premium Details “The cabin is impressively hushed at highway speeds, and seat comfort and support are superb, making the Malibu ideal for long trips. EDMUNDS.COMUpscale Details. Rich textures please the senses. A Remote Thoughtful Conveniences. Inside LTZ, there’s an auxiliaryVehicle Starter System even precools your Malibu LTZ on glove box located on the upper instrument panel, a tilt andhot days or preheats it on cold days. An eight-speaker Bose® telescopic steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, andpremium sound system is standard on LTZ. And the Driver automatic climate control. A power-sliding sunroof with aInformation Center provides up to 34 selections, messages tilt feature is also available.and warnings, including a Tire Pressure Monitor (excludesspare tire).Malibu LTZ interior in Cocoa/Cashmere colors. 13
Impressive Fuel Economy 33 33 MPG Highway. That’s the EPA estimated MPG for the 2011 Malibu with the standard 2.4L DOHC engine. The advanced six-speed automatic transmission helps deliver a great balance of performance and fuel efficiency. Both the 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder engine and 3.6L DOHC V6 engine (available on mpg hwy. Malibu 2LT and LTZ) feature Variable Valve Timing (VVT) — a technology that optimizes combustion, enhances low-end torque and high-end power, and helps lower exhaust emissions.14 Malibu LTZ in Red Jewel Tintcoat (extra-cost color). 1 U.S. News Car Rankings at usnews.com/cars.
“The Malibu now threatens the traditional favorites in this class. ” U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 1 EPA Estimated HighwayFuel Comparisons Fuel Economy2011 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 332010 Honda Accord EX-L 312011 Toyota Camry XLE 322010 Ford Fusion SEL 31 Visit chevy.com/malibu to see how advanced powertrain technology gives Malibu exceptional efficiency.
A 2010 “Top Safety Pick” THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY 1 3 5 FPOPU Taupe 1LT 6 and shift to FPO Black-place 09CHMA01011 wheel 1 1. StabiliTrak is standard on every Malibu. 2. OnStar2 with Automatic The StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control Crash Response. Standard for System (including Traction Control and the first six months. In certain four-wheel antilock brakes) helps you stay types of collisions, built-in the course by detecting the difference sensors can automatically between the path being steered and the alert an OnStar Advisor who direction the vehicle is actually turning. is immediately connected into It then uses the brakes and, if necessary, your vehicle and can request adjusts engine torque to help you keep that emergency help be sent your vehicle on its desired track. to your exact GPS location.16 Learn more about Malibu safety at chevy.com/malibu.
Comprehensive Safety 24 3. Six air bags3 are standard 4. A safety cage. Designed 5. “Progressive Crush” 6. A low door-to-door on all models. They include to help preserve occupant front body structure. interlock. This feature is dual-stage driver and front space in the event of a The structure is designed designed to help reduce passenger air bags with collision, the safety cage for a “progressive crush” intrusion into the passenger the Passenger Sensing surrounds the passenger during a frontal crash. This compartment and help System, thorax and pelvic compartment from design absorbs and channels protect occupant side-impact air bags, and the windshield pillar to crash energy in a controlled space during a side- head-curtain side-impact the backglass pillar and manner to help preserve impact collision. air bags for front and rear from the roof rail to the occupant space in the outboard occupants. rocker structure. passenger compartment. Malibu 1LT in Black Granite Metallic (extra-cost color). 1 Based on 2010 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing. 2 Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations. 3 Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child’s age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner’s Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
1 Turn-by-Turn Navigation. With OnStar1 Turn-by-Turn Navigation, you tell the Advisor your destination — and get directions sent to your vehicle. That’s it. See upcoming turns and street names displayed on the radio. Wrong turn? Turn-by-Turn knows it and helps get you back on track automatically. Bluetooth® at Your Command. Bluetooth® wireless technology2 for select phones lets you make, answer and end calls with a tap of the steering wheel controls. Standard on Malibu 2LT and LTZ and available on 1LT and LS. 1 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. 2 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle. 3 Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com18 for details. 4 Not compatible with all devices. Requires available Interface Package on 1LT and 2LT.
OnStar/Technology Automatic Crash Emergency Services. Security Services. Response. One push of the red Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Built-in sensors can automatically emergency button gives you Remote Door Unlock and Remote alert OnStar for help. Even if you a priority connection to an Horn and Lights are among can’t respond, an Advisor can OnStar Advisor who can contact these services. request that emergency help be emergency services and direct Protected sent to your exact GPS location. them to your exact location. and Connected with OnStar. Turn-by-TurnExperience the safe, Navigation.simple way to stay When you’re not exactly sureconnected on the road. how to get there, simply pushOnStar1 is now standard the blue OnStar button andon most models with the get voice-guided directionsDirections & Connections® downloaded to your vehicle.Plan for the first six months. OnStar Savings. Vehicle Diagnostics. Hands-Free Calling. We can help lower the Receive monthly emails Make and receive cost of vehicle ownership with on the operating status of your voice-activated calls while insurance discounts and other key vehicle systems. keeping your eyes on the road ways to save. To learn more, go and your hands on the wheel. to onstar.com/savings. The Power of Bose. The eight-speaker Bose XM3 Provides Your Favorites From Coast to Coast.premium sound system on Malibu LTZ features woofers Enjoy commercial-free music from every genre plus the best instrategically placed in the front doors and on the rear sports, news, talk, entertainment and comedy on every drive.shelf to deliver full, powerful low-frequency sound. A Bose Plus, a three-month trial is standard on every Malibu.amplifier with proprietary digital signal processing and Available USB Port.4 Connect your MP3 player or asix channels of custom equalization help tune the sound music-loaded flash drive to the sound system on Malibu LTspecifically for the Malibu interior. and LTZ. Connect with real subscribers, share stories and get information at OnStarConnections.com.
Accolades A “Best Buy” Two Years in a Row (2009, 2010 model years) CONSUMERS DIGESTMalibu LTZ in Silver Ice Metallic. 1 Based on 2010 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing. 2 For more information, visit kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
“Chevrolet Malibu hits a high water mark for its size and price class with taut proportions, elegant lines and a crisp, clean profile... ” KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM 2A 2010 “Top Safety Pick”INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY 1 “Best Bet” Passenger Car — 2009, 2010 CARS.COM Find out why Malibu has won more than 40 awards at chevy.com/malibu.
Red Jewel Tintcoat 1,2 Silver Ice Metallic Summit White Mocha Steel Metallic Wheels. 1. 18" ten-spoke bright-finish 2. NEW 18" five-spoke aluminum wheel. Standard Chrome-Tech aluminum wheel. on LTZ. Available on 2LT as part of available Engine Package.Fabrics.Cocoa/Cashmere Color Cashmere Color UltraLux Cocoa/Cashmere Color Custom ClothLeather AppointmentsEbony/Brick Leather Appointments Titanium Color UltraLux Titanium Color Custom ClothEbony Leather Appointments Ebony UltraLux Ebony Custom Cloth See every available Malibu color combination at chevy.com/malibu.
Colors, Fabrics and WheelsImperial Blue Metallic Gold Mist Metallic Taupe Gray Metallic White Diamond Tricoat 1,2 Black Granite Metallic 1 3. 17" Chrome-Tech aluminum 4. NEW 17" ultra bright 5. 17" fascia-spoke wheel with wheel. Standard on 2LT. aluminum wheel. Standard painted silver trim. Standard on 1LT. on LS. Chevy Accessories. 1. 17" forged-polished wheel. 2. 18" seven-spoke cast- 3. 18" ten-spoke cast- chrome wheel. chrome wheel. 1 Extra-cost color. 2 Not available on LS and 1LT. 23
Malibu buyer’s guide. S = Standard O = Optional — = Not AvailableMaximum Capacities Interior (Continued) LS 1LT 2LT LTZ Cargo volume (cu. ft.)1 15.1 Cruise control: electronic with Set and Resume Speed S S S S Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 16 Defogger: rear window, electric S S S S Seating 5 Door locks: power-programmable S S S S Driver Information Center: Oil-Life and Tire PressureExterior LS 1LT 2LT LTZ Monitors (excludes spare tire), outside temperature Door handles: body-color S S S – display, trip odometer and programmable menu functions S S S S Door handles: chrome – – – S Floor mats: — carpeted, front and rear 0 S S – Foglamps: front, integral, in front fascia – – – S Instrumentation: analog with speedometer, engine Glass: — acoustic-laminated S S S S temperature, fuel and tachometer S S S S — Solar-Ray light-tinted S S S S Interface Package: AM/FM stereo with USB port7 and Grille: — Black insert with chrome surround S S S – CD player, and 110-volt AC rear power center – O O S — Silver insert with chrome surround – – – S Lighting: interior with front reading lamps S S S S Headlamps: halogen composite, with crystalline-like lenses and Automatic Exterior Lamp Control S S S S Power Convenience Package: driver six-way power seat adjuster, remote vehicle starter system and Mirrors: — power-adjustable, manual-folding, Black S – – – Bluetooth® wireless technology 5 for select phones – O S S — power-adjustable, manual-folding, body-color – S S – Premium Mat Package: trunk mat and premium — power-adjustable, heated, manual-folding, carpeted front and rear floor mats – O O S body-color – – – S Remote Keyless Entry S S – – Moldings: — body-color, body-side O O O – Remote vehicle starter system with Remote — rocker, body-color S – – – Keyless Entry – O6 S S — rocker, body-color with bright inserts – S S S Steering column: tilt and telescopic S S S S Taillamps: — incandescent S S S – — LED illumination – – – S Steering wheel: — mounted cruise control S – – – — mounted audio/cruise controls O8 S – – — leather-wrapped, mounted audio/Engines/Chassis cruise controls – – S S Engine: — ECOTEC 2.4L DOHC four-cylinder with Sunroof: power, tilt/sliding – O O O Variable Valve Timing (VVT) S S S S — 3.6L DOHC V6 with VVT – – O O Seating Battery: maintenance-free, with rundown protection S S S S Front buckets with reclining seatbacks and adjustable Exhaust tip: — chrome – – S S head restraints; driver power-adjustable vertical height — dual, chrome – – O2 O2 and power lumbar; 60/40 split-folding rear seatback Steering: — Electric Power Steering (EPS) Assist S S S S and adjustable outboard head restraints: — Hydraulic Power Steering (HPS) Assist – – O2 O2 — Custom Cloth S S – – — UltraLux with six-way power driver adjuster – – S – Suspension: four-wheel independent S S S S — two-tone with leather appointments and eight- TAPshift manual shift control (on shifter) S S S S way power driver and six-way power passenger adjuster – – – S Transmission: six-speed automatic, with overdrive S S S S — heated front seats – – S SSafety & Security Audio Systems Air bags:3 driver, front passenger dual-stage frontal AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player, digital clock, seek- with Passenger Sensing System and thorax side- scan, Radio Data System (RDS)9 automatic volume, impact; head-curtain side-impact for front and rear TheftLock and auxiliary audio input jack S S S S outboard seating positions S S S S Six-speaker system S S S – Brakes: four-wheel antilock, four-wheel disc S S S S Bose Premium Audio Package: eight speakers Daytime Running Lamps S S S S with subwoofers – – O S Door locks: child security, rear S S S S USB port7 – O10 O10 S OnStar4 Directions & Connections Plan: includes XM Radio:11 with three trial months S S S S Automatic Crash Response (for the first six months) S S S S StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Wheels Brake Assist: includes Traction Control S S S S 17" fascia-spoke with painted silver trim S – – – Tire Pressure Monitor (excludes spare tire) S S S S NEW 17" ultra bright aluminum – S – – Vehicle theft-deterrent system: PASS-Key III+ S S S S 17" Chrome-Tech aluminum – – S –Interior NEW 18" five-spoke Chrome-Tech aluminum – – O2 – Air conditioning: — single zone, manual S S S – 18" ten-spoke bright-finish aluminum – – – S — single zone, automatic Spare tire and wheel, compact O O O O climate control – – – S Tire sealant and inflator kit (no spare tire) S S S S Bluetooth® wireless technology 5 for select phones O O6 S S Console, floor: shifter, integral sliding armrest and dual storage compartments S S S S Learn more about Malibu at chevy.com/malibu.
Select vehicle features.Malibu LS Malibu 2LT• ECOTEC 2.4L DOHC four-cylinder engine with Variable In addition to or replacing 1LT features, 2LT includes: Valve Timing (VVT) • 17" Chrome-Tech aluminum wheels• Six-speed automatic transmission with TAPshift controls • Chrome exhaust tip• Four-wheel antilock brakes • Leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel• StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with eight-point compass Traction Control • Bluetooth® wireless technology 5 for select phones• 17" fascia spoke wheels with painted sterling silver trim • Remote vehicle starter system• OnStar4 Directions & Connections Plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation standard for the first six months • UltraLux seating with heated front seats and driver 11 six-way power adjuster• XM Radio with three trial months• AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and auxiliary audio input jack Malibu LTZ• Six air bags 3 In addition to or replacing 2LT features, LTZ includes:• Remote Keyless Entry • 18" 10-spoke bright-finish aluminum wheels• Custom Cloth seats • Projector-beam foglamps and LED clear lens taillamps• Acoustic-laminated glass • Silver-finish front grille with chrome surround; chrome door handles • Heated, power-adjustable body-color mirrorsMalibu 1LT • Eight-speaker Bose Premium Audio PackageIn addition to or replacing LS features, 1LT includes: • Two-tone, leather-appointed, heated front seats with• NEW 17" ultra bright aluminum wheels accent piping• Bright accent front and rear fascia and sill plates • Eight-way power driver and six-way power passenger• Body-color rocker moldings with bright inserts seat adjusters• Power-adjustable body-color mirrors • Automatic climate control• Steering wheel-mounted audio/cruise controls• Front and rear carpeted floor matsDimensionsA = 59.6" B = 191.8" C = 60.0" D = 57.1" D A B C1 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. 2 Requires available Engine Package. 3 Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child’s age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children aresafer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner’s Manual and child safety seat instructionsfor more safety information. 4 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. 5 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phonesare compatible with the vehicle. 6 Requires available Power Convenience Package. 7 Not compatible with all devices. 8 Requires available Bluetooth® wireless technology. 9 RDS functions only where stations broadcast RDS information. 10 Requiresavailable Interface Package. 11 Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.
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OnStar acts as a link to years (whichever comes first): Emergency Towing (to closest Chevy dealer from a legal roadway), Lockoutexisting emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR Service (keys locked inside vehicle), Flat Tire Changes (there is no spare tire standard in the Malibu), Fuel(1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement, and details and Delivery ($5 worth of fuel delivered on the road) and Jump Starts (at home or on the road). For specificsystem limitations. terms and conditions, please contact your Chevrolet Roadside Assistance advisor at 1-800-243-8872. Some services may incur costs.a note about child safety. Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for yourchild’s age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when courtesy transportation program. Ask your Chevrolet dealer for Courtesyproperly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing Transportation if you leave your vehicle for extended repairs under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty orinfant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner’s Manual Powertrain Limited Warranty. Ask if you qualify for expense reimbursement and/or vehicle rental. Servicesand child safety seat instructions for more safety information. vary by dealer.Along with the new Malibu, check out these other Chevrolet models,including the all-new Cruze and Equinox and Traverse crossovers. Chevrolet Cruze See the complete line of Chevrolet vehicles at chevy.com.