A mid-size FWD sedan, the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu is a stylish car that now features power-adjustable lumbar support and its 2.4L engine is now E58 FlexFuel compatible. All three trims are capable of achieving at least 30 mpg on the highway when the standard 2.4L inline four-cylinder engine is paired to the six-speed automatic transmission. The base LS trim does so with a four-speed automatic. An AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback comes standard and includes an auxiliary input jack.Read more Read less
The biggest news for the 2010 Malibu is that Chevrolet has dropped the Malibu Hybrid from its lineup. In the rest of the Malibu model range, a power-adjustable lumbar support is now standard, a 6-speed transmission is standard on the 4-cylinder LT, and the power mirror switches have been relocated to the door armrest. The 2.4-liter Ecotec engine now includes E85 FlexFuel capability. New colors include White Diamond, Taupe Gray Metallic and Mocha Steel Metallic, while several colors have been dropped.
Stylish design; comfortable ride; powerful V6; fuel efficiency
Chevrolet's 2010 Malibu has established itself as stylish, comfortable, safe and reliable transportation for a family concerned about low initial cost and low running costs. With plenty of standard convenience and safety features, crisp handling and an array of powertrain options from fuel-sipping to pedal-mashing, the Malibu puts plenty of excitement into the Chevrolet lineup.