Chevrolet Philippines introduces the Chevy Malibu

August 7, 2014

Chevrolet Philippines enters the executive sedan segment with the All-new Chevrolet Malibu. Set to bring Filipino customers to the next level of driving experience, the Chevy Malibu merges ‘attractive styling and smart technology’

The all-new Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with projector-HID headlights, front fog lamps, 18-inch standard rims, dual exhaust tail pipes and Camaro inspired signature tail lamps that immediately gives it a commanding presence.

With its bold lines and sleek exterior, the Malibu is now more aerodynamic and allows the vehicle to effortlessly slice through air reducing wind resistance and promoting better fuel efficiency.

Powering the Malibu is the 2.4L ECOTEC DOHC 16V Dual VVT engine mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual mode option. It is lighter than most conventional engines due to its Aluminum Engine Block that also improves efficiency and handling.

Inside the Malibu there is no mistaking its clientele. Adorned with nothing but premium materials, it boasts of an acoustic laminated glass that provides superb level of quietness and optimized premium leather seats that contribute to comfort and rear-seat space. Incredible attention was given to second row passengers smartly shaping the backside of the front seats to accommodate more knee room for the passengers at the back.

To continue providing a sporty ambiance, the interior sports a Corvette inspired dual-cockpit design and Camaro inspired.
Ensuring that everything is neatly place, the Malibu also offers a pair of cup holders and dedicated storage for two cell phones right on the center console.

The Chevy Malibu has a keyless access system and comes with remote engine start function allowing you to turn on the engine and cool the cabin before you step in. It comes with a start/stop button, electronic climate control that adapts to the outside climate and 9 audio speakers to provide optimum music listening experience.

iPhone users can now use Siri and access Stitcher using the Chevrolet Malibu’s Mylink system that allows the user to either simply touch the screen or deliver voice commands to access music or information from your smart phone. It also comes with a built-in GPS system.

Power driver and front passenger seats are 8-way adjustable and it also offers power folding side mirrors.
Designed to be one of the safest cars in its class, the Malibu offers 4-way antilock braking system (ABS), brake assist, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), traction control and electronic stability control. It is also equipped with 6 airbags to protect the driver and passengers from the impact. Other safety features are automatic on/off headlamps, auto-dimming rearview mirror, rear park assist, rear window defogger and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

The all-new Chevrolet Malibu executive sedan has 2 variants, the MALIBU LT is priced at P1,398,888.00 while the LTZ is at P1,528,888.00. Both come with a Chevy 5 year warranty and free 3 year 24/7 road assistance. To know more about the Chevrolet Malibu you may visit your nearest Chevrolet dealership or log on to For updates about Chevrolet and its offers, like the Chevrolet Philippines Facebook page.

About the Author

James Deakin
James Deakin is a multi-awarded automotive journalist located in Manila, Philippines. He has a weekly column in the Philippine STAR's motoring section, is a motoring corespondent for CNN Philippines and is the host of the Philippine motoring television show Drive, which airs every Sunday night at 10pm on CNN Philippines.