With sophistication and refined ingenuity, expect nothing less than standing out. Inspired by the athletic stance of Camaro, the bold new design improves aerodynamics while turning heads. The smooth ride goes hand-in-hand to deliver confident handling. Exceptional attention to detail throughout the vehicle’s design helps offer up to an EPA-estimated 34 MPG on the highway. The precision continues on the inside with attractive styling, advanced technology, and entertainment options topped off with a level of comfort that you’ll have to experience yourself to fully appreciate.
The innovative technology of Malibu offers you the kind of comfort and convenience that counts. Available . offers a variety of information, entertainment and an available navigation feature that you can easily control with the tap of your fingers or the sound of your voice. Sync your compatible smartphone and enjoy your favorite Pandora ® playlist or connect your own music library while on the go. Additional features such as available Remote Start and Keyless Access with Push Button Start take convenience up a notch before the drive even begins. Start and set the temperature in your Malibu all before setting foot inside.
With the 2013 Malibu, performance means precision from the controlled steering to technology-driven capability. The ECOTEC® 2.5L 4-cylinder engine (standard on LS, LT and LTZ) offers 197-horsepower, 191 lb.-ft. of torque and 34 MPG. The 6-speed automatic transmission has been primed to ensure top-notch shifting and response time. The aerodynamic design along with noise-absorbing material on both sides of the front of the dash help to reduce cabin noise, giving you a quiet drive.
Effective design coupled with elegance is undeniable at first glance. Inspired by the look of Camaro, the 2013 Malibu harnesses the sports car's aggressive styling through an athletic, wide stance and available LED taillamps while still maintaining a sophisticated appearance.
The smart, aerodynamic design of Malibu all contributes to the impressive fuel efficiency. Aerodynamic touches such as rounded corners, crisp lines, aero-optimized side mirrors and a raised rear decklid allow for smooth airflow that creates little resistance as you travel. And expect even more with the Malibu Eco featuring the support of eAssist.
Protection is great, but prevention is better. The 2013 Malibu was designed with that in mind, offering technologies that can help avoid collisions altogether including 4-wheel antilock disc brakes, traction control and the StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System.
There's also the available Lane Departure Warning that lets you know when you're wandering from your lane without using your turn signal (above 25 mph), and available advanced Forward Collision Alert that signals, when you're rapidly approaching a vehicle, that a collision may become imminent.
In the event of a collision, Malibu is equipped to help protect you and your passengers. For the first time, Malibu now includes 10 airbags including knee air bags for the driver and front passenger. Structural integrity of the vehicle is important during a collision and Malibu provides an extremely strong, stiff body and an ultra-high-strength steel safety cage, along with rollover protection.
Every Malibu offers the security of OnStar®with Automatic Crash Response, standard for the first six months. Built-in sensors can automatically alert an OnStar Advisor who is immediately connected to you through your vehicle to see if you need help sent to your exact location - even if you can’t respond.