Chevrolet Malibu News

General Motors introduces 9-speed automatic to take over for 6-speed
General Motors introduces 9-speed automatic to take over for 6-speed

General Motors will replace most of its 6-speed automatic transmissions with newer, more efficient 9-speed units starting with some trims of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, the automaker announced Tuesday. The new 9-speed transmission will be available in at least 10 cars by the end, including the...Read More»

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Recalls: Buick Encore, Regal, Verano; Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, Malibu; GMC Terrain

General Motors is recalling 7,620 vehicles in the U.S. that may be equipped with faulty electronic park lock levers. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those levers may allow drivers to remove their ignition keys without their vehicles being in "park"...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu  -  First Drive  -  Palo Alto, CA
2016 Chevrolet Malibu video road test

The Chevrolet Malibu is one of the longest-running nameplates in the brand's history, but history hasn't always been kind to it. The last Malibu wasn't Chevy's best effort. It was small for its class, and its gas mileage didn't keep pace. Today's Malibu changes all that, and more. With great style...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Chevrolet Malibu recalled twice in one week for airbag issues (but now, Takata's to blame)

On Wednesday, General Motors issued a recall for the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to fix a problem with the car's airbags. Today, the Detroit automaker announced a second Malibu recall, and again, it's meant to repair the car's airbag system. The previous airbag problem was rooted in the chemicals that...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu
2016 Chevrolet Colorado, Malibu, GMC Canyon recalled for airbag problem

General Motors is recalling more than 1,500 Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Malibu, and GMC Canyon vehicles from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with their airbag systems. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those systems may not deploy airbags as intended...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu
North American Car, Truck/Utility Of The Year Finalists Announced

The entertainment and auto industries are a lot alike. They both thrive on innovation, they both love a new face, and they both have a deep, abiding passion for awards ceremonies. So now, as the film and music worlds inch toward awards show season, it's only appropriate that the crop of vehicles...Read More»

Android Auto in the 2016 Chevrolet Spark
Want Android Auto In Your Next Chevrolet? Get It Via Software Update On 2016 Models

Android Auto first began making headlines in early 2014. Since then, fans of Google's mobile operating system have been patiently waiting for the software to roll out to cars. The bad news is, the wait isn't over for most folks. Chevrolet will be one of the first mass-market auto brands to offer...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could lead to an accident. The problem is rooted in the Malibu's transmission...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu launch - 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Chevy Malibu Video Preview

If you’re shopping for family sedans, we know a few good names. Legacy. Fusion. Accord. Well this year, Chevrolet wants a place on that list, too—it’s introducing a brand-new Malibu that it says could be the best mid-size car ever. Well, is it? We take a look in this 2016...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Malibu
2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled For Sunroof Switch Glitch

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles that came equipped with sunroofs. According to Detroit News, the switch that's used to open and close those sunroofs is overly sensitive, which could lead to pinched fingers -- or worse. WATCH: 2015 Cadillac Escalade Video...Read More»

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2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid To Take Volt’s Powertrain To The Masses

Next year, with the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, GM will have a comfortable mid-size sedan capable of achieving at least 45 miles per gallon—without any need to plug-in. Revealed by the automaker ahead of an official New York Auto Show debut next week, the Malibu Hybrid finally bins...Read More»

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GM Recalls 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx, And Pontiac G6 For Steering Problem

General Motors has issued a recall for 2006 and 2007 models of the Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, and Pontiac G6. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles can suddenly lose electric power steering, making them much harder to...Read More»

Every General Motors recall issued in 2014 (as of July 24)
General Motors Issues Six New Recalls Affecting 823,000 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles

For much of the spring, it seemed as if General Motors issued a new round of recalls every other day, but the automaker has been largely quiet on that front for over three weeks. Could the recall party be coming to an end? Based on a new press release from GM, the answer is probably "no". ALSO SEE...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Recalls 2014 Chevy Malibu For Brake Update

GM's latest vehicle recall affects 2014 Chevy Malibu sedans equipped with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and stop/start technology. On affected Malibus, the brakes can lose vacuum assist when the engine is stopped by the start-stop technology. This results in loss of hydraulic pressure to the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
2015 Chevrolet Malibu Adds 4G LTE

In just its second year on the market, the eighth generation Chevrolet Malibu was significantly updated for the 2014 model year, and now the popular mid-size sedan is receiving a few more enhancements for 2015. The biggest news is that the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be the first of dozens of...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
Huge GM Recall: Chevrolet Corvette, Malibu, Silverado, Tahoe, Cadillac CTS, GMC Sierra, More

Early this morning, General Motors announced five separate recalls, affecting roughly 2.7 million Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from the 2004 to 2015 model years. One of the recalls is so serious that GM has asked owners to stop driving the vehicles immediately. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Recalls 2014 Chevy Malibu, Buick LaCrosse Over Brake Mishap

For the fifth time in just two weeks, General Motors is on the verge of announcing yet another recall. According to Automotive News, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse will be recalled due to a mishap that resulted in the wrong rotors being installed on the front axles of these sedans. In...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns IIHS 'Top Safety Pick Plus' Distinction

The affordable mid-size category now includes one more top safety performer: the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. Chevy's mid-size sedan has earned top 'good' scores in every category of testing—ranking it among a group of top-tier safety performers that includes the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda 6...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The mid-size 2014 Chevrolet Malibu sedan has earned an overall five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The five-star rating is the highest available in the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and is determined after vehicles undergo...Read More»

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