2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
Yes everyone, you are reading that title correctly. Today, Feb. 1, 2012, I
was granted very special access to one of the first ever 2013 Malibu's to
ever land on the lot at Classic Chevrolet in Grapevine, TX. A HUGE thank
you to Eric Hall for providing the keys for this review! Enjoy!
In this review, we get a very exclusive up close and personal encounter
with the all new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. This vehicle was kindly
provided to me, courtesy of our good friends at Classic Chevrolet in
Grapevine, TX (www.classicchevytexas.com) for me to review. This review is
designed to provide accurate vehicle information to both enthusiasts and
potential consumers alike.
2013 Chevy Malibu - Interior Design - Courtesy Chev Phoenix
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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco HD Video Review
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Your decision just got tougher. Tom Voelk travels to Austin, TX to preview
the 2013 Chevy Malibu. This one's going to need a passport. It will be sold
in over 100 countries.
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco (2011 New York Auto Show)
Chevrolet celebrated Earth Day at the 2011 New York Auto Show by
introducing the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO, the most fuel-efficient
midsize sedan in its 100-year history. It features eAssistâ„¢ "light
electrification" technology, which is engineered to deliver an estimated 26
mpg in city driving and 38 mpg on the highway without compromising
ECO is based on the all-new, 2013 Malibu sedan, which will be sold in
nearly 100 countries on six continents. Sales of the new Malibu begin with
the ECO model in the United States in early 2012. The Malibu LS, LT and LTZ
trim level offerings join the ECO in summer 2012. Pricing will be announced
"The Chevrolet Malibu ECO is a smart choice for customers who want
excellent fuel economy without the price premium of popular hybrid sedans,"
said Rick Scheidt, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. "The Malibu ECO's
38-mpg highway estimate is comparable with those hybrids."
Malibu's eAssist system uses a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery and an
electric motor-generator to enable regenerative braking electric assist and
start-stop functionality. It is efficiently sized, weighing only 65 pounds
Chevrolet Malibu ECO also features an aerodynamic exterior - including
underbody aero enhancements - and electronically controlled shutters in the
lower grille that close at higher speeds to push more air over and around
the vehicle. These enhancements increase aerodynamic efficiency to Boost fuel economy.
An ECO gauge in the cluster continuously responds to driving behavior,
encouraging fuel-efficient driving, while an Auto Stop Indicator on the
tachometer informs the driver when the engine is in start-stop mode.
"Malibu ECO exemplifies Chevrolet's drive to use technology that delivers
high-value, gas-friendly performance," said Scheidt. "In fact, the Malibu
ECO delivers the fuel economy of a compact car in a midsize sedan."