For over 40 years, the Malibu has been a mainstay of the mid-size car market and one of the most popular cars in Chevrolet’s lineup. It offers more cargo space and power than a compact car while being less expensive to own and operate than a full size car.
However, times have changed since the Malibu was first introduced in 1964. Today, the mid-size car segment is one of the most competitive in the auto industry. The Malibu is up against the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Maxima, Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, Dodge Avenger, Kia Optima, Mazda 6, and dozens of others. What sets the Malibu apart from the rest, and where does it fall short?