The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu has a new 196 horsepower Ecotec 2.5L Intake Valve Lift Control DOHC four-cylinder engine with direct injection and start/stop technology that helps deliver an estimated fuel economy of 23 city / 35 highway. The 2014 Malibu also has an available 259 horsepower 2.0L turbo engine that delivers nearly 14 percent more torque than its predecessor. The all-new Malibu, influenced by the Impala, has a revised front-end appearance, new chassis and suspension. A roomier rear seat creates 1.25 inches more knee room.
Malibu has 10 standard air bags and offers New Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert safety features and rearview camera system. The Malibu’s redesigned center console has a longer armrest with a pair of cup holders and dedicated storage for two cell phones.