2018 Chevrolet Malibu Milwaukee WI
The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu may be the perfect sedan for your needs. New for this 2018 model year is an appearance package, named the ‘Redline Edition.’ The 2018 Malibu offers four main trims: L, LS, 1LT and Premier. However, there is also the Hybrid trim, which we will discuss in a separate review. Keep reading to learn all about the 2018 Chevy Malibu, and what it offers!
What features do the various trims have?
The L trim has 16-inch steel wheels, Bluetooth phone connectivity, keyless entry and ignition, OnStar, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and cruise control. The LS trim has laminated side windows to reduce outside noise, a 4G LTE connection, a 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a rearview camera and 16-inch wheels. The 1LT trim has all the LS trim’s features, but also rear-seat air vents, satellite radio, heated mirrors, 17-inch wheels and an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat. The 1LT can be purchased with a Convenience and Technology package that will provide a wireless charging pad, an 8-inch touchscreen with navigation, an auto-dimming mirror and remote start. The Premier trim can be purchased with a Sun and Wheel package that offers 19-inch wheels, a dual-pane power sunroof and new floor mats. The Premier trim also offers the Driver Confidence Package II that has parking assist, automatic collision avoidance, an electronic parking brake and adaptive cruise control.
What are the Malibu’s different engines?
Standard on models L through LT1 is a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4. That engine creates 160 horsepower @ 5,600 rpm and 184 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-4,000 rpm. For fuel economy you may get as much as 36 miles per gallon (mpg) highway and 27 mpg city, which are great numbers! Purchasing the Premier will get you a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which will produce 250 horsepower @ 5,300 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque @ 1,700 rpm. For fuel economy with that engine you can receive 33 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
What kinds of safety features does the Malibu offer?
The Malibu offers two front and two rear headrests, daytime running lights, a post-collision safety unit, front and rear head airbags, and child seat anchors. Other features are emergency braking prep, an engine immobilizer, dusk-sensing headlights, tire pressure monitoring, a center three-point belt for the rear, traction control and back door child safety locks. Even more features are forward-collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and blind-spot warning.
Closing Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
There is really tons to get out of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, as you may have picked up on! Do you think that the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu would be ideal for you? If so, we’d like you to contact us today at Lynch Chevrolet of Mukwonago. The phone number for our Sales Department is (866) 699-9245. You may alternatively fill out the contact form that we have provided below. We look forward to helping you with your vehicle search here at our dealership!