2018 Chevrolet Malibu Airbags, Safety Features, Safety Score

Chevrolet Malibu is a four door, five passenger midsize car
which is all set to compete in 2018 in the world of family
sedan. The 2018 Malibu will be the third generation
vehicle from Chevrolet. The first generation Malibu was
launched in 1964 and it lasted till 1983. This was followed by
the second generation Malibu in 1997 which is still on the
roads.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu Engine

The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu will house an Ecotec 160 HP Turbo 1.5
liter 4 cylinder engine which produces a torque of 184 lb-feet.
This will be paired with six speed automatic transmission. It
is expected to give a fuel efficiency of 27 mpg in the city and
36 mpg on the highways. The Chevrolet will also give a more
powerful and fuel efficient 250 HP Turbo 2.0 liter 4 cylinder
engine as an option. This comes paired with eight speed
automatic transmission. These all have been mated with front
wheel drive. The all new Chevrolet Malibu will be offered in L,
LS, LT and Premier trims alongside the hybrid model.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu Features

The 2018 Malibu has been redesigned to a great extent. Even
though the exteriors remain similar to the previous
generation Malibu, the interiors have been given a new
appearance. The new generation Malibu will run over 16 inches
Steel wheels. The body has been delineated in a sleek and
lengthy manner. The front is hefty with the classic metal
grille which lends it a heavy look. The side mirrors will be
power adjustable and manual folding. It will be equipped with
keyless entry and ignition, theft deterrent system and remote
panic alarm system. The interiors are expected to be extremely
spacious and the seats are well built to accommodate tall
persons swiftly. The front seats will be power adjustable for
maximum comfort. The responsive and intuitive infotainment
system will boast an 8 inch touch screen interface and 6
speaker system with smartphone integration (via Apple CarPlay
and Android Auto), a rear view camera and a WiFi hotspot.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Features

The safety features and driver assistive features are
innumerable including Stability Control System with Brake
Assist and Traction Control, Anti – Lock Brakes, Daytime
Running Lamps, LATCH system for child safety seats, Rear Child
Door Lock System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and a 360
degree Camera.

How many airbags in 2018 Chevrolet Malibu?

The Airbag system includes 10 airbags comprising of Frontal and
Knee airbags for driver and front passenger, Side impact Seat
mounted and Roof Rail airbags for front and rear outboard
seating positions.

Most of these safety features have been kept as standard by the
General Motors. The above mentioned safety features are
superimposed by Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle
Assistance, Roadside Assistance and Turn by Turn Navigation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has
given an overall rating of five star to the 2018 Chevrolet
Malibu along with a five star rating in Overall Front Barrier
Crash Test, five star rating in Side Crash Test and four star
rating in Rollover Test.

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