Chevrolet Malibu

2017 GMC Acadia's Rear Seat Reminder Helps Prevent In-Car Heatstroke

By Jennifer Newman on July 28, 2016


CARS.COM — Twenty-three children have died of in-car heatstroke so far this year, according to NoHeatStroke.org, and we haven't even reached August yet. In-car heatstroke deaths are often accidents that happen because parents or caregivers are harried, distracted or have… Read More

2017 GMC Acadia's Rear Seat Reminder Helps Prevent In-Car Heatstroke

By Jennifer Newman on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Twenty-three children have died of in-car heatstroke so far this year, according to NoHeatStroke.org, and we haven't even reached August yet. In-car heatstroke deaths are often accidents that happen because parents or caregivers are harried, distracted or have… Read More

Recall Alert: 7,600 Model-Year 2010-2017 GM Cars, SUVs

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,600 model-year 2016-17 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, model-year 2013 Buick Encore SUVs, model-year 2011 Buick Regal sedans, model-year 2013-14 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2011-16 Chevrolet Cruze cars, model-year 2010-13 Chevrolet Equinox SUVs,… Read More

Buick Plans Wagon Version of New Regal?

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Buick is considering bringing to the U.S. a wagon version of the coming redesigned Regal, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Related: 2016 Buick Envision: First Drive Buick showed dealers a wagon among images of the… Read More

One Emergency Stop Will Make You Want Pedestrian Braking System

By Fred Meier on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As soon as I saw the pedestrian crossing in front of the car, impact seemed certain. But wait: The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu's pedestrian detection system with automatic braking quickly took over, averting disaster. And just like that, I'm… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

By Jennifer Geiger on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named Chevrolet's redesigned Malibu midsize sedan a Top Safety Pick Plus, the agency's highest designation. The 2016 Malibu received good ratings in all areas of testing as well as a superior… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Mileage Drive

By Brian Wong on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The Kia Optima was the big mpg winner in our 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge, averaging 36.1 mpg. The Volkswagen Passat took second with 33.7 mpg, more than 2 mpg behind the Kia. Rounding out the top five were… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge Video: Device Charging

By Aaron Bragman on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — In our increasingly connected world, it becomes more important to be able to charge personal electronics when we're on the go. Every one of the nine family cars tested in the 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge has at least… Read More

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM Midsize sedans are the automotive equivalent of the refrigerator: They are appliances, and you need yours to work well, and work reliably. If you want one in avocado green, you can get that, but being successful at its mission… Read More

Which Cars Have the Best Stop-Start Systems?

By Brian Normile on May 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Gas prices may be low now, but fuel economy remains an important factor when buying a vehicle. One strategy automakers use to improve mileage is an automatic engine stop-start system that switches the engine off when the car… Read More

Ripple Effect: Japan Earthquakes Shut Down Four GM Plants

By Kelsey Mays on April 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Japan's recent earthquakes have now spurred plant shutdowns as distant as Ohio and Tennessee. Just days after Toyota announced a litany of assembly-line suspensions in Japan, GM is partially stopping production at four plants in the U.S. and… Read More