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2018 Chevrolet Malibu: Release dates, prices, specs, and features

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Despite a paucity of the standard driver assistance features, the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is bound to remain the maker's best-selling car. We have the scoop on what you get with every trim level.

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid video road test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2018 Toyota Camry is the latest generation of the car that launched a category—the mid-size hybrid sedan—way back in 2007. While competitors in that segment now include the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia Optima, the Camry Hybrid remains one of the most popular and best-selling hybrid sedans.

Chevy Equinox is lighter in the loafers (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Equinox is not just lighter; it’s also smaller. Chevrolet is right-sizing its crossovers to better meet competitors, so the new version is less mid-size and more compact. It’s also sexier, sporting a pinched version of Chevrolet’s twin-port grille and flowing side sculpting that echoes the Malibu sedan. Our LT-grade model skipped roof rails, but rides on 18” wheels and dresses up in Orange Burst Metallic paint. Rear corners are more angular for cleaner aerodynamics. While it is sleeker and more sculptural, it’s clearly an Equinox.

Latest crash tests show big discrepancy in front-seat passenger safety

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A new round of crash-testing from the IIHS illustrates that not all new cars are as safe for front-seat passengers as they are for drivers. The insurance industry-funded agency said Thursday that in a new passenger-side small-overlap crash test performed on 13 mid-size cars, some do not offer the same level of safety for both front seat occupants.

2018 Equinox AWD: Another winner for Chevrolet

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Like a major league baseball team with strong hitters, Chevrolet continues its winning streak with the 2018 Equinox compact crossover sport utility vehicle. Moreover, there hasn’t been a strikeout or even an error in a string that includes the Impala, Malibu and Cruze. It is the strongest lineup that the General Motors mainstay has fielded in its history.

10 Cars Pass IIHS' New Passenger-Side Crash Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When it comes to annual crashworthiness evaluations of vehicles by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, one thing is always for sure: It doesn't get any easier. Automakers starting in 2018 will have another challenge to face in the crash-test contest: the passenger-side small overlap front test. Cars not making the cut included the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, and the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat, which scored marginal, acceptable and marginal, respectively.

Crash tests show automakers made strides in passenger safety

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ten of the 13 cars tested were graded as doing a "good" job protecting passengers, the highest mark given by the Insurance Institute. One car, the Volkswagen Jetta, was rated as "acceptable" and two models, the Volkswagen Passat and Chevrolet Malibu, were rated as providing "marginal" protection, the second lowest grade awarded by the IIHS.

Saying Goodbye to our Beloved MaliBeater 1967 Chevrolet Malibu Patina Project Car

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - One of my greatest automotive adventures has been overseeing the build of the MaliBeater. Brad VanHemert purchased the 1967 Chevy Malibu 136 non-SS car from the original owner, Allan Schaffer, in late 2012.

QOTD: Does Any Car Do a Better (or Worse) Job of Looking Good and Bad Than the Chevrolet Malibu?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sometimes the little things make a big difference. Body color door handles, for example, can take a simple compact car from appearing fit for penalty box duty to appearing worthy of driveway placement.