2018 Chevrolet Malibu West Chester PA
2018 Chevrolet Malibu at Reedman-Toll Chevy of Exton
The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu could be the perfect sedan for your driving needs. New for the 2018 model year is an appearance package called the ‘Redline Edition.’ The 2018 Malibu offers four main trim levels: L, LS, 1LT and Premier. However, there is also the Hybrid trim, which we plan to discuss in a separate review. Keep reading to learn all about the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, and what it offers!
What features do the different trims have?
The base L trim has 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry and ignition, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, OnStar and cruise control. The LS trim has laminated side windows to cut down on noise, a 4G LTE connection with Wi-Fi, a 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a rearview camera and 16-inch wheels. The 1LT trim gets you all the LS trim’s features, but also satellite radio, rear-seat air vents, heated mirrors, 17-inch wheels and an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat. The 1LT may be purchased with a Convenience and Technology package that will get you a wireless charging pad, an 8-inch touchscreen with navigation, an auto-dimming mirror and remote start. The Premier trim may be bought with a Sun and Wheel package that offers 19-inch wheels, a dual-pane power sunroof and upgraded floor mats. The Premier trim also offers the Driver Confidence package II that includes automatic collision avoidance, parking assist, adaptive cruise control and an electronic parking brake.
What types of safety features does the Malibu offer?
The Malibu offers daytime running lights, two front and two rear headrests, front and rear head airbags, a post-collision safety unit and child seat anchors. Other features include emergency braking preparation, an engine immobilizer, dusk-sensing headlights, tire-pressure monitoring, a center three-point belt for the rear, traction control and rear door child safety locks. Even more features include forward-collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and blind-spot warning.
What are the Chevrolet Malibu’s different engines?
Standard on models L through LT1 is a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4. This engine manufactures 160 horsepower @ 5,600 rpm and 184 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-4,000 rpm. For fuel economy you can get yourself as much as 36 miles per gallon (mpg) highway and 27 mpg city. Buying the Premier will get you a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which will get you 250 horsepower @ 5,300 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque @ 1,700 rpm. For fuel economy you may receive 33 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
There is really a lot 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 perfect for you? If so, we would like you to contact us today at Reedman Toll Chevrolet of Exton. The phone number for our Sales Department is (484) 696-4064. You may alternatively fill out the contact form that we’ve provided below. We look forward to helping you with your car search here at our dealership!