2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid


City 49 MPG Hwy 43 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    5 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

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Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.9
Exterior 5
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.5
Reliability 4.9
I love this car!

by KimG from Jacksonville, IL | July 08, 2019

I'm saving so much on gas and it is far more comfortable than other hybrids. When looking for a hybrid, I found most of them look like "mom cars". The Malibu Hybrid is NOT the case! It has a fierce exterior and in interior built for a family with teenagers. Very impressed!

Great car for the money

by Ted Pichteau from Bucks co., PA | June 11, 2019

2018 Malibu hybrid - the car lives up to all expectations. I have had it for little over a month now, 1600 miles so far. The dealer where I bought it had several of them with a very sizeable discount, about $10 K off the sticker. Mine has leather interior and glass roof all the way to the back seats- love it. The good: The car looks great inside and outside. Very comfortable, quiet ride. Simple, intuitive, easy to operate center console. Lane keep assist - gentle and unobtrusive. Fuel economy - on my 20 mile commute with 25 traffic lights my average MPG are in the upper 40s, as advertised. On some trips in the 50s. That said, beware- the MPGs suffer a lot once you turn on a heater or AC, much more so than on the gas powered car, because engine needs to run a lot more just to make heat, circulate water and/or drive ac compressor. This is so in all hybrids. Worst case, on days like that the hybrid just becomes a car with a pretty decent fuel economy in the upper 30s. Few shortcomings: you won't like it if you need strong pick-up off the stop and zippy drive- this one doesn't have it. Collision sensor - first few times it came on (was set too sensitive) it almost freaked me out. Then I turned the sensitivity down some, it got better. Another area where a slight improvement may be needed is when you come out of a turn, if you release the steering wheel hoping that the car will straighten out itself, it will just continue driving in a circle. I need to guide the car through the turn all the way. Also, does not have either a CD player or thumb drive USB port. Has radio, including XM, and can connect a phone, which I haven't bothered to do yet. Doesn't have a spare tire, unlike some competing full size sedans (Camry and I think Accord hybrids). Overall none of it is that big a deal for me.

Wife loves the mileage-mpg

by Ron & Traci from DWF Texas | February 03, 2019

Car meets all our needs with every option it inst lacking a thing . And I am growing to like the lane keep after getting use to it

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2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Overview

The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid is the fuel economic version of the regular midsize Malibu sedan. It is powered by a standard 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine, a two-motor hybrid system, a continuously variable automatic transmission, and a 1.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which is stored between the rear seat and trunk. Fuel economy for the Malibu Hybrid is an EPA-estimated 49/43 mpg city/highway. The Malibu Hybrid can reach up to 55 mph on all-electric power.

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