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

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2013-2014 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled For A/C Software & Electrical Problems

General Motors has issued two recalls for the Chevrolet Malibu -- one for the 2013 model, another for the 2014 model. Together, the unrelated actions affect over 60,000 vehicles in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. 2014 CHEVROLET MALIBU The recall of the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu stems from a problem with...Read More»

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Dropped, Replaced By...Malibu

Chevy's mild-hybrid version of the 2014 Malibu has been quietly canceled. Confusingly, while last year's 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco was the first of a new-generation Malibu and included eAssist, the GM [NYSE: GM] mild-hybrid system, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu lineup won't include it now at all. Why?...Read More»

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu: 35 MPG Highway, New Safety Tech, More Space

The Chevrolet Malibu has received solid marks in our review process in recent years, earning a 7.8/10 for 2013. Good four-cylinder gas mileage, a smooth-shifting automatic six-speed transmission, and nimble handling are among its noted strengths. But now there's a refreshed 2014 Chevy Malibu, due...Read More»

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Costco Offers Discounts & Cash Cards On Buick, Chevy, GMC

If you're in the market for a new vehicle -- particularly one from Buick, Chevrolet, or GMC -- Costco has a deal for you. From now until January 2, 2013, Costco members can receive GM Preferred Pricing on the following models: Buick: Enclave, LaCrosse, Verano Chevrolet: Camaro (except ZL1 models)...Read More»

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June 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

History, it’s said, is doomed to repeat itself. Nowhere is this more evident than in June's new car sales, particularly the monthly list of best (and worst) selling vehicles in the U.S. market. As with May’s numbers, the big winners seemed to be trucks and fuel-efficient sedans, while...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Priced From $23,910

General Motors launched the new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu sedan in its most fuel-efficient form earlier this year, the Eco model. Now it has announced pricing for the other powertrain and model trims with a base price of $23,910 including a destination fee of $760. Joining the Eco trim level is the LS...Read More»

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled For Software Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Chevrolet Malibu built between October 24, 2011 and March 31, 2012. In all, 4,304 vehicles are affected. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Safety Administration, the recall stems from a problem with the software that controls...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Turbo: Quicker Than The V-6 It Replaces

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu won't be offered with a V-6, but we have a feeling that from behind the wheel, not a lot of drivers will miss it. That's because in top-of-the-line Turbo form, the Malibu makes 259 horsepower, along with 260 peak pound-feet of torque, achieves at just 1,700 rpm. That pegs...Read More»

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2013 Chevy Malibu Eco Driven, 2013 Buick Encore Announced: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drive the 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco and Cadillac releases powertrain details regarding the upcoming 2013 ATS. Buick teases the 2013 Encore and China is slapping U.S. made vehicles with tariffs. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Buick...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco: First Drive Review

Chevrolet's car fortunes are on the upswing, the momentum generated by new vehicles like the beautifully finished Cruze compact sedan and the eager little Sonic hatchback. Now it's the Malibu's turn, and the venerable nameplate ushers in big changes for the 2013 model year, all in the name of...Read More»

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2013 Chevy Malibu Eco Priced Under $26,000

Let’s say you want to drive three carpooling co-workers to and from the office on a regular basis, so you want a comfortable sedan that delivers good fuel economy. You’re not partial to hybrids, simply because they tend to cost more than their gasoline-only equivalents. Now throw in...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu: 2011 New York Auto Show Preview

GM's best-selling sedan gets a major refurbishing early next year in the form of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, which will be shown this week in New York after a global reveal in Shanghai. The new car will be the eighth new vehicle to wear the storied nameplate. This time around, the Malibu's a bit...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sneak Peek: 2011 New York Auto Show

To say the new Malibu is an important car for Chevrolet is to engage in a daring bit of understatement. The mid-size sedan segment is a lynchpin to success in our market, and the Malibu will face stiff competition from the likes of Ford, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, and Kia. With a week until the full...Read More»

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu To Be Unveiled Live Via Facebook

Chevy is leveraging the power of social media to reveal the next generation of its all-important volume selling sedan, the 2013 Malibu. As the official release puts it, "The all-new Malibu will transcend time zones and embrace the diversity of cultures around the world," with a live unveiling on...Read More»

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How Facebook Is Changing Automotive Journalism

Facebook new-car reveals are the new way of life in automotive journalism, and it's not all good news. In just the past few months, we've seen a few major new cars unveiled on the social-media site. Last year's big intro was the 2011 Ford Explorer; this year, before it hits the New York Auto Show...Read More»

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Video: Chevrolet Goes For Broke With The 'Car Hunters Challenge'

There are plenty of reasons to curse reality television. It's made Heidi Montag a household name. It's put even more dollars in Paris Hilton's purse. And then there's Snooki. But reality TV has also generated a handful of good shows, and it's given advertisers like Chevrolet a cheaper, more...Read More»

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Five Great Labor Day Deals

by Sean Tucker It might be the only time of year that TV commercials tell you the truth. Our pricing partners at TrueCar.com confirm it: Labor Day weekend is a great time to buy a car. The best deals of the month may actually be found a few days before the holiday -- but don't be afraid to shop on...Read More»

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Ethanol Blends Increasingly Common: Want Pure Gasoline?

The next time you fill up, think about this: What you think of as gasoline might not be gasoline. At least not entirely. Take a close look at the pump you're filling from; there will be a label with fuel details, and odds are you're probably filling up with E10, a blend of 90 percent gasoline and...Read More»

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