The 2010 Chevy Malibu will be available in different styles. The LS will
start the pricing for the Malibu at $22,275, the LT at $23,175 and the LTZ
at $27,550. The 2008 Chevy Malibu made a bit hit with buyers and now the
newest Malibu will have the same impact. The future of the Malibu is
impressive. The Malibu line up will give the same quality performance
expected from Chevy.
The LS and the LT comes with the ECOTEC 2.4L DOCHC 162HP engine
and the four speed automatic transmission, while the LTZ will
have the ECOTEC 2.4L 162HP four-cylinder engine with the
variable valve timing and a six speed automatic transmission.
The fuel tank on the Malibu is sixteen gallons. The 2.4L
four-cylinder four-speed will get 22 MPG in the city and 30MPG
on the highway, while the 2.4L four-cylinder six-speed will get
22MPG in the city and 33MPG on the highway. The 3.6L V6 will get
17MPG in the city and 26MPG on the highway. The 3.6L V6 252HP is
available as an option with the LT and the LTZ.
All makes of the 2010 Chevy
Malibu come with four-wheel anti-lock brakes with four disc,
which helps with steering and hard braking on most slippery
surfaces. They also have air bags in the front and rear with the
passenger sensing system. The cars also have the tire pressure
monitoring system and traction control with brake assist. The
Malibu comes with the four-wheel independent suspension and
electric power steering assist. The NHTSA frontal crash test for
the 2010 Chevy Malibu is five stars for the front and five stars
for the rear.
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The driver information center gives the driver a complete view
of all the controls for the car. The driver can monitor the trip
odometer, outside temperature, tire pressure and oil life while
driving. The ability to check the controls easily when driving
cuts down on the need to look away from the road. The LTZ comes
with Bluetooth, which is an option on the LT.
The exterior dimensions for the new Malibu are 191.8 inches for
the LS, LT and the LTZ. The body width for all models is 70.3
inches and the height is 57.1 inches. The wheelbase for all
models is 112.3 inches and the curb weight is 3,415 pounds for
the LS and 3,436 pounds for the LT. The LTZ will have a curb
weight of 3,649 pounds.
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The interior front headroom on all models is 39 inches with 37
inches in the rear. The front shoulder room is 56 inches and 54
inches in the rear. The front hip room in the front is 53 inches
and 52 inches in the back. The front legroom is 42.2 inches and
37.6 inches in the rear. Cargo capacity is 15.1 cubic feet in
all models. The 2010 Chevy Malibu's will have 160 foot pounds of
torque at 4,500 RPM with 169 horsepower at 6,400 RPM. All models
have front wheel drive and a turning radius of 20.2 feet.
The exterior of the car is fully galvanized steel with clear
coat monotone paint. The antenna is in the window grid and all
models have four doors. The mirrors are dual powered and there
is a light tint on the windows. The window wipers are variable
intermittent. The air conditioning is manual in all models
except for the LTZ, which has automatic air. The bucket seats in
front make for a comfortable ride and there is enough room in
the rear for three riders. The front driver seat offers two way
power direction controls while the drivers side has lumbar
Chevy has done it again! Making style and luxury both affordable
and fuel efficient. Visit your local Chevrolet dealer for
additional details or call 1-800-608-5541.
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