Performance Capabilities of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu

The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is popular for its affordable price, spacious cabin, and premium features like Chevy MyLink infotainment and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection. There’s a lot more to this car than meets the eye, though, including some truly inspired performance specs for a midsize family sedan. See what you can expect the new Malibu to do for you on the roads of Lake Wales, and schedule a test drive at Chevrolet Center to put the pedal to the medal.

Engine Options and Specs

1.5L ECOTEC® Turbo

The standard engine on the L, LS, and 1LT is a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four that comes with Variable Valve Timing (VVT), stop/start technology, and direct injection. It makes a capable 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque and gets an EPA-estimated 36 mpg highway.

2.0L Turbo

The top-of-the-line Premier trim comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that generates an exhilarating 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

1.8L Hybrid

Opt for the 1.8L four-cylinder and electric motor hybrid engine and you’ll be able to get 182 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque on the road.

Hybrid Fuel Economy

With the help of a Drive Efficiency Gauge, the hybrid engine gets an impressive EPA-estimated 49 mpg city and 43 mpg highway.

Performance Features and More from the 2018 Chevy Malibu

While the 2018 Chevy Malibu’s engine specs are impressive enough in their own light, there’s still more to take into consideration on the performance front on this new midsize family sedan. The Malibu is also offered with muscular and aerodynamic bodylines and an optional dual exhaust system. The first two engines are paired to a six-speed automatic, while the Premier’s larger turbocharged engine gets a dynamic ECOTEC® 9-speed automatic.

See which version of the new Chevy Malibu is the right pick for you today by taking the trip from Lake Wales or nearby to Chevrolet Center, located at 101 Cypress Gardens Boulevard in Winter Haven, FL. Our sales staff is here to answer your questions and make sure you get the right care you’re looking for. Be sure to check out what else the Chevy Malibu has to offer, including the Chevy Malibu interior features. Feel free to contact us online or give us a call at (863) 294-7371.

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