2011 Chevrolet Malibu Values

Select a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu trim level

2011 model year changes

For 2011, the Chevrolet Malibu returns with few changes. Chief among them is the standardization of a 6-speed automatic on all models, with GM's TAPshift manual shift control. Paddle shifters have been removed in favor of a toggle switch on the shift knob. The 1LT has been given new 17-inch aluminum wheels, while the 2LT V6 now gets 18-inch Chrome-Tech aluminum wheels. Universal Home Remote has been discontinued, as well as the auto-dimming driver's door mirror on LTZ models. The 3.5L V6 engine is no longer available.

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Stylish design; comfortable ride; powerful V6; fuel efficiency

Special features for 2011

Chevrolet's 2011 Malibu has established itself as stylish, comfortable, safe and reliable transportation for a family concerned about low initial cost and low running costs. With plenty of standard convenience and safety features, crisp handling and an array of powertrain options from fuel-sipping to pedal-mashing, the Malibu puts plenty of excitement into the Chevrolet lineup.
Power locks and windows, cruise control, tilt steering wheel as well as air conditioning are all standard equipment on the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS. Cup holders, LATCH system and XM Satellite radio are also included on all 2011 Malibu sedans. 2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT models adds steering wheel audio controls aluminum wheels. Available at an extra cost on the LS and LT, the Malibu LTZ includes Bluetooth connectivity are standard. Remote vehicle starter, power adjustable front leather seating and Bose premium speakers are also found on LTZ-equipped 2011 Chevrolet Malibu sedans. A 2.4 liter inline-four cylinder engine producing 169 horsepower is found on all 2011 Chevrolet Malibu models, but a 3.6 liter V-6 power plant is optional on LT and LTZ models. Fuel economy for the larger V-6 averages over 21 miles per gallon while the Malibu's smaller 4-cylinder musters an improved number better than 27 miles per gallon. For the 2011 model year, all Chevrolet Malibu models use a six-speed automatic transmission with TAP shift manual shifting control.