The 2011 Chevrolet Malibu remains a popular, well-equipped entry in the hotly contested segment of midsize family sedans. It's starting to lag behind stronger segment leaders in some respects, however, and a replacement isn't due until 2012.
- Strong V6, economical inline-4
- Fine ride and handling balance
- Quiet cabin: high scores in crash tests.
- Rear seat is less than spacious
- Inconsistent quality of cabin materials
- Lacks some competitive features.