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Chevrolet Malibu Eco: hated car of the year?

Chevrolet Eco has gotten a lukewarm reception critics so far this year, due to gas mileage and a less than price tag. But if buyers love the Chevrolet Malibu they can return it under money back guarantee.

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The Christian Science

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Usually, winners and losers are by sales figures, but according to the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco hybrid may be the least-liked car of the year so

Not measured by sales, but by negative

When The Car Connection tested the Malibu Eco. editor concluded that the mid-size does an impressive job of forgetting a hybrid, mild or no.

He suggested tech-wary drivers may grok to its efficient 37-mpg highway EPA

His conclusion? The new Malibu’s a success, but with big steps in all the right except maybe the most ones.

Starting at $26,000. and with an EPA of 37 mpg highway, 25 mpg city and 29 mpg combined, the Eco uses an existing 2.4-liter cylinder engine paired the same eAssist mild-hybrid also seen in base of the 2012 Buick Lacrosse and Buick Regal .

Compare gas mileage to other mid-size like the cheaper non-hybrid Nissan Altima. and the Chevy Eco may seem less appealing.

In fact, for the same price, you buy a 2012 Toyota Camry LE, which manages 43 mpg city and 39 mpg As a full hybrid, it can also in electric-only mode, something the Eco can’t.

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Behind the wheel, reviewers have criticized the Eco’s shorter wheelbase previous Malibus, while space, brake feel and of steering feedback have all grumbles.

But perhaps the real came last month, Chevrolet announced that the 2013 Malibu would at $23,150 .

With an all-new 2.5-liter compared with the older engine in the Malibu Eco, the Malibu is expected to get around 35 mpg official EPA figures have yet to be

That’s just 2 mpg less the Malibu Eco, with a price nearly $3,000

Without a lithium-ion hybrid pack in the trunk, the non Eco Malibu has luggage space too, it a more practical option for families.

With competition from automakers and a new, cheaper sibling, sales of the 2013 Eco may face challenges.

Nonetheless, now offers customers the chance to back their 2013 year Chevrolet if they really love it —so one would carry less than ever

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