2019 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Specs, Release Dates, Prices

For this year, Chevrolet has updated the Malibu Hybrid with a new front and rear styling to help it compete with other midsize sedans such as the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion and Kia Optima. Abundant options are available for the 2019 Malibu Hybrid, including automatic parking assist, adaptive cruise control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. If you are looking for an efficient and spacious family sedan with sporty manners and attractive style, the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid should be on your list.

FAST FACT

Malibu Hybrid offers a GM-estimated combined fuel economy rating of 46 mpg.

 

2019 CHEVROLET MALIBU HYBRID BASE PRICE

$28,795

 

EPA VEHICLE CLASS

Midsize Sedan

 

NEW FOR 2019

  • Restyled front and rear, with new front fascia, grilles and headlamps; new rear fascia and dual-element LED taillamps

  • New 8-inch reconfigurable color driver information center

  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 with new, standard 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen radio; new available navigation radio

 

2019 CHEVROLET MALIBU HYBRID HIGHLIGHTS

  • Malibu Hybrid leverages components and knowledge from the plug-in Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV to provide all-electric propulsion in some driving scenarios and power to assist the gas engine

  • GM-estimated fuel economy ratings of 49 mpg city, 43 mpg highway and 46 mpg combined

  • The engine features Chevrolet’s first application of Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery, or EGHR, technology, which uses exhaust heat to warm the engine and cabin. It improves engine warm-up and helps offer consistent fuel economy performance in cold weather

  • An 80-cell, 1.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack provides electric power to the hybrid system. It can power the Malibu Hybrid up to 55 miles per hour (88 km/h) on electricity alone. The gasoline-powered engine automatically comes on at higher speeds and high loads to provide additional power.

  • In addition to the drive unit, the Malibu Hybrid also shares the 2016 Volt’s blended regenerative braking system, which provides maximum kinetic energy recovery during braking to be stored in the battery system to help maintain charge.

  • Premium design cues include LED daytime running lamps

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone projection compatibility is standard

  • Teen Driver feature is standard. It allows parents to set controls, review driving habits and encourage safe driving habits even when they are not in the vehicle

  • OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot is standard (includes three-month/3GB data trial)

  • Wireless phone charging is available

  • Push-button start with keyless entry is standard

  • Heated leather-trimmed front seats are available

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Ten standard air bags, including frontal and knee driver and front-passenger air bags, seat-mounted side-impact and roof rail for front and rear outboard positions

  • Standard rear-vision camera

  • Standard StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, all-speed traction control and hill hold

  • Available Driver Confidence Package includes City-Speed Front Automatic Braking, Front Pedestrian Braking, IntelliBeam automatic high-beam control, Front and Rear Park Assist, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, Lane Keep Assist, Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

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2019 CHEVROLET MALIBU HYBRID SPECIFICATIONS

EPA FUEL ECONOMY

City

49 mpg

Highway

43 mpg

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FUEL TANK CAPACITY

13 gal. / 49 liters

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ENGINES

Type:

1.8L I-4 DOHC VVT with Direct Injection

Bore & stroke

(in. / mm):

3.17 x 3.47 / 80.5 x 88.2

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Dual-overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

High-pressure direct injection and electronic throttle control

Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

122 / 91 @ 5000 (SAE-certified)

Torque

(lb.-ft. / Nm):

130 / 175 @ 4750 (SAE-certified)

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HYBRID DRIVE UNIT

Type:

electric drive unit with two integrated electric motors

Motors (two);

Motor B motoring: 76 kW

Motor A generating: 55 kW

Transaxle:

2.64:1

Power (kW / hp):

136 / 182

Torque:

(lb-ft / Nm):

277 / 375

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CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Front Suspension:

MacPherson strut with dual-path mountings, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings

Rear Suspension:

Four-link independent rear; hollow stabilizer bar

Steering Type:

Rack-mounted electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Turning Circle

(ft. / m):

37 / 11.5

Brake Type:

Four-wheel disc with four-channel ABS and brake pre-fill

Brake Rotor Size (in / mm):

Front: 11.8 / 300 vented, with FNC-treated Duralife rotors

Rear: 11.3 / 287 solid, with FNC-treated Duralife rotors

Wheel Size:

17 x 8-in. aluminum

Tire Size:

P225/55R17 all-season

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

(in. / mm):

111.4 / 2830

Overall Length

(in. / mm):

193.8 / 4923

Overall Width

(in. / mm):

73 / 1854

Overall Height

(in. / mm):

57.6 / 1463

Track (in. mm):

62.6 / 1590 (front)

62.5 / 1588 (rear)

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Headroom

(in / mm):

40.1 / 1018 (front)

37.5 / 953 (rear)

Legroom

(in. / mm):

45.3 / 1150 (front)

38.1 / 967 (rear)

Shoulder Room

(in. / mm):

58.5 / 14686 (front)

57.1 / 1450 (rear)

Hip Room

(in. / mm):

54.1 / 1374 (front)

53.4 / 1356 (rear)

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WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES

Curb Weight

(lb. / kg):

3366 / 1526

EPA passenger volume (cu. ft. / L):

102.9 / 2314

Cargo volume

(cu. ft. / L):

11.6 / 328

 

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