- New features for refined comfort: Class-exclusive dual-screen entertainment and navigation system
The Chevrolet Malibu was a best-selling upper-medium car in 2013, with the combination of drivability and comfort well received by customers. To address domestic customers' demand for a premium and comfortable driving experience, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu comes with a variety of upgraded specifications and offers new, advanced features, such as a dual-screen entertainment and navigation system, self-leveling and cleaning xenon headlights, and a rear camera system. A class-exclusive amenity, the dual-screen navigator allows users to complete settings via mobile phones, avoiding the trouble of inserting words on conventional navigation systems. With "My Chevy" app installed on their phones, users can connect the phones to the Malibu's navigation interface via Bluetooth, search for destinations quickly and send them to the system. This is much faster, and users need not to worry whether the system cannot find the destinations as the map is not updated in time. The system also provides real-time traffic updates every three minutes so that users can choose their best routes.
- SBZA improves safety and makes driving easier
With upgraded, segment-leading technologies and features, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu sets a new value benchmark for upper-medium cars built by American and European automakers. Particularly, the 2.4L flagship model is fitted with Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) to further improve traffic safety. The advanced systems warn the driver of blind spots, with the RCTA monitoring up to 30 meters on either side when the car is in reverse, making driving much safer and more reliable.
- Combined fuel economy of 1.6T MT Comfort reduced to 7.5L/100km
In addition to the aforementioned three cutting-edge technologies, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu also offers an all-new variant, the 1.6T MT Comfort. The model rides on the advanced Ecotec 1.6L engine, a lightweight, durable, fuel-efficient, and high-performance engine that produces more than 84kW/L of power output. Paired with a six-speed manual transmission, the engine can propel the model to accelerate from zero to 100km/h in 9.2 seconds with combined fuel economy of 7.5L/100km, providing maximum driving pleasure with enhanced efficiency.
Exceptional performance has won the Chevrolet Malibu widespread recognition despite cutthroat competition in the upper-medium car market. In 2013, Malibu deliveries exceeded 100,000 units in China, solidifying the car's lead in its segment. The 2014 Malibu, with upgraded features, will further boost competence and pricing advantage of Chevrolet's upper-medium cars.