Malibu has been renovated. It can be felt when people come inside the cabin. The seats with soft touch material, the touch screen, and smartphone are some features included in this 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. In this time, the automaker offers this car in four trim levels.
The first trim level is the LS. Since it is the first trim, standard equipments are installed such as 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and keyless entry. The front side has automatic headlights. For entertainment, some features for instance a CD player, satellite radio paired with a six-speaker sound system.
The next level is the LT. This trim level consists of three subsets. They are 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT. In the 1LT, heated mirrors, Chevrolet MyLink smartphone integration, and upgraded upholster are included besides standard features in the first trim level. A touch screen interface becomes high-technology feature in this trim level. Meanwhile, the 2LT has 18-inch alloy wheels. The front side is featured with foglamps and the steering wheel is wrapped with leather. The 3LT seems to be the same with the 2LT. However, it has turbocharged engine.
The third level is the LTZ. The heated front seats and eight-way power passenger seat will give comfort the driver and passengers. An auto-dimming rearview mirror might a feature which is not found in lower trim level. The highest trim level, Eco, consist of two subsets. They are base and Premium audio. Actually, the features applied in the 1LT are found in this Eco. A few upgrades are made such as a 17-inch alloy wheels and also dual-zone automatic climate control. With the Premium audio, this 2013 Chevrolet Malibu is provided with a nine-speaker Pioneer sound system, a remote garage opener, foglamps, and a cargo net. In fact, there are some other features with Premium audio.
For the power, this 2013 Chevrolet Malibu has the performance from a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. It generates 197 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, a 2.0-liter turbo engine is available in the 3LT and 2LZ trims. It has more power than the 2.5. The 2.0-liter turbo engine generates 259 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.
In short, Chevrolet gives more attention and effort to create a new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. Comfort is another thing. In fact, the passengers will not hear noise from the engine at all. It is nice choice in the segment of family sedan.