Returning for the 2017 model year after a full redesign last year, the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is a midsize sedan that offers a spacious and tastefully trimmed cabin, a wide range of advanced tech features, and confident performance from a range of four-cylinder, turbocharged, and hybrid powertrains. On top of that, the top-of-the-line Premier trim now comes with a sophisticated new nine-speed automatic transmission. If you’re ready to see what this midsize family sedan has to offer, then take the drive from Bloomingdale to check it out at Sunrise Chevrolet in Glendale Heights. View Malibu Inventory
No matter which trim level you go with, you can look forward to getting an affordable sedan when you choose the 2017 Chevy Malibu:
L: MSRP from $21,680
1LS: MSRP from $23,225
1LT: MSRP from $25,125
Premier: MSRP from $30,975
Performance and Fuel Economy
Go with the Chevy Malibu and you can look forward to confident performance and money-saving fuel economy:
Base Powertrain: The base engine is a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four that makes 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and gets an EPA-estimated 37 mpg highway and 27 mpg city.
Premier Powertrain: The turbocharged 2.0L inline-four engine now comes standard with a nine-speed automatic transmission. It’s capable of putting out 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque and gets EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
Trims and Features
You’ll have four different trim levels to choose from if you go with the 2017 Chevy Malibu, each with a solid range of convenience, tech, and style features:
L: At an incredibly accessible price, the base Malibu trim comes with Bluetooth, OnStar telematics, keyless entry, push-button start, cruise control, and a six-speaker stereo. On the outside, you’ll get 16-inch wheels and automatic headlights.
1LS: The second trim in the lineup rolls up on alloy wheels. Inside, you’ll get significantly upgraded connectivity thanks to a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection and a 7-inch Chevy MyLink infotainment interface with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a rearview camera display.
1LT: The penultimate trim level adds a power driver’s seat an climate vents in back as well as cabin lighting and satellite radio. On the outside, you’ll get 17-inch alloy wheels and LED running lights.
Premier: The Premier trim adds significant levels of luxury, including leather upholstery, a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, and heated front seats. It also adds tech features like a navigation system, a remote start system, and a larger touchscreen interface. Finally this model gets 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome body accents, and LED taillamps.
You’ll be able to stay safer and keep everyone more secure with the help of the 2017 Chevy Malibu’s many advanced safety features:
Driver Confidence: This available package helps you gain enhanced alertness on the road thanks to advanced sensor and warning systems like front and rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alerts, lane departure warning and intervention, forward collision warning, and automatic braking at low speeds.
Driver Confidence II: The Premier trim is offered with this upgraded driver assist package that includes adaptive cruise control, advanced forward collision mitigation, and a self-parking features that automatically maneuvers the vehicle into difficult parking spots.
OnStar: This advanced telematics system ensures that someone’s always got your back in case of an emergency. Every Malibu is equipped with automatic crash notification, emergency roadside assistance, a stolen vehicle locater, and a remote unlock feature.
Teen Driver Mode: Enjoy added peace of mind when you send your teen drive out into the world thanks to this system that allows you to set audio volume speed limits, and more.
See what some of the biggest names in the auto industry had to say about the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu:
Kelley Blue Book: “The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedan is a formidable competitor against the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, and any other car in its class you’d care to mention.”
Car and Driver: “With handsomely styled sheetmetal and an aggressive front end, the Malibu is set to slice through the tedium that permeates the world of family sedans. The interior has more rear-seat legroom than before, while the materials and overall design lend an upscale look.”
Edmunds: “Searching for a roomy midsize sedan that’s also stylish? Check out the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. It’s got a sharp new look that’s backed up by a fun-to-drive character.”
Choose the 2017 Chevy Malibu for a Confident and Well Equipped Midsize Car
No matter what’s got you excited about the 2017 Chevy Malibu, we look forward to helping you find the one that’s right for you at Sunrise Chevy, serving Bloomingdale drivers at 414 E. North Ave in Glendale Heights, IL. Get in touch at 630-984-7554 to set up a test drive, or contact us online at your convenience.