2013 Chevrolet Malibu drops ‘chick car’ stereotype NY Daily News

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu ‘chick car’ stereotype

60s sedan gets a mod makeover and punchy power, the latest in and syncs, better-than-decent fuel and snappy style, while receiving a more masculine

By Josh Max / NEW YORK DAILY

From its pointy nose to engine, the 2013 Chevrolet Turbo is truly a ‘guy again.

Labeling a ride a car” isn’t a grievous if you’re talking about a new or a Mitsubishi Lancer, but the Malibu its eventual association with via a variety of avoidable and regrettable Originally launched as a ballsy, offshoot of the macho 60’s the Malibu was slowly stripped the years of its weight, power, and testosterone. By the early 2000s it up a tame shadow of its former and might as well have titled the Chevy Eunich.

The redesigned 2013 Malibu is, at a guy car again, from its Impalish front end and squat rear to its edgy, surprisingly caffeinated bucket seats and quick, road manners. It did whatever I of it during a recent weeklong drive, looked good so and, at $21,995 for a base 4 model, it’s not out of the ballpark if you don’t load it up.

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GM had rolled out the first new Malibu year equipped with a “Eco” engine system a 2.4 liter four-cylinder almost-hybrid with an electric motor for cojones during acceleration as as during stop-start situations. The Eco got a 29 estimated combined MPG, to the EPA, and reception was strong that the green light was to the other 3 trims, the LS, LT and LTZ. Malibus get a 197-horsepower, 2.5-liter engine that comes but you can opt for the 259-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter job I tested to get it done when in a hurry. (My Turbo’s base was $29,700 and $34,275 loaded.) In a nod to mod, the car features an eAssist braking system that on to some of

the power usually lost the driver brakes or coasts.

It converts that energy to and stores it for when it’s

The Malibu’s center console, its sound system, nav, and sync-up gizmos, is sublimely to use, and its ChevroletMyLink offers a of information you can easily control the tap of your fingers or the sound of voice. Additional features as Start and Keyless Access Push Button Start are welcome, too, and you can set the car’s thermometer remotely so you’re when you climb in. If you’re you can stay connected to your with the myChevrolet app with the of OnStar® RemoteLink mobile app to diagnostics, contact roadside schedule routine maintenance and

Sure, it isn’t ’64 anymore, and the Malibu sedan and convertible during the Johnson administration going to be making a return anytime soon. But neither a cop who’s yanked you over say “May I see your license and ma’am?”

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