Chevy Impala, Chevy Malibu, Chevy Cruze

Chevrolet has a strong line of models ranging from SUVs to sedans to sportscars. Over the last few years Chevy has been hard at work improving their line of sedans and in 2018 their sedan lineup is better than ever. The most popular Chevy sedans include the legendary Chevy Impala, Chevy Malibu and Chevy Cruze, and each model has unique features that are beneficial to different buyers.


Trims + Options

Chevy Impala

The Chevy Impala is a full-size sedan that has been produced by Chevrolet since 1958.The 2018 Chevy Impala is currently in its tenth generation and it has a spacious sedan that has number of convenience features, which make it ideal an ideal vehicle for professionals and families. The 2018 Chevy Impala lineup is fairly straightforward and it consists of three trims, the LS, LT and Premier.

Chevy Malibu

Named the 2017 Best Midsize Car in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Cars for Families survey, the Chevy Malibu is an excellent mid-size sedan. The Malibu offers consumers a modern sedan packed with tech, comfort and convenience features. The 2018 Chevy Malibu lineup consists of five trims, including a hybrid trim, which has an excellent fuel economy. The five Malibu trims are the l, LS, LT, Hybrid and Premier.

Chevy Cruze

The Chevy Cruze is a small car available with a few different configurations including the option of a sedan or hatchback body style as well as the option of a gas-powered engine or diesel-powered engine. The Cruze diesel sedan offers the highest highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid/non-EV in America. The Chevy Cruze sedan is available in four trims, L, LS, LT and Premier and the Cruze hatchback is available in two trims, the LT and Premier.

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Engines + Performance

Chevy Impala

The 2018 Chevy Impala is available with two engine options, a 2.5-liter EcoTec four-cylinder engine or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on the Impala LS and LT trims. The 2.5L engine is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and it produces 197 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. The 3.6L is standard on the Impala Premier, but buyers can upgrade the Impala LS and LT with the 3.6L engine. The 3.6L engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, and the powertrain produces 305 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque. When the Impala is equipped with the 2.5L engine is has a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway and when the Impala is equipped with the 3.6L engine it has a fuel economy of 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

Chevy Malibu

The Chevy Malibu is available with three engines, a 1.5-liter Turbo four-cylinder engine, a 2.0-liter Turbo four-cylinder engine and a 1.8-liter hybrid four-cylinder engine. The 1.5L engine is the standard engine on the Malibu L, LS and LT trims and it is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 1.5L powertrain generates 160 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque and has an average fuel economy of 27 mpg on the city and 36 mpg on the highway, which is above average for the average new vehicle.

The 2.0L engine is paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission and it is standard on the Malibu Premier. The 2.0L engine increases the Malibu’s power to 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque and it gives the Malibu a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.

The Malibu Hybrid is the only trim available with the 1.8-liter hybrid four-cylinder engine and it is an excellent option for people that want a fuel efficient mid-size sedan, but don’t want to worry about charging their vehicle. The Malibu Hybrid has an average fuel economy of 49 mpg in the city and 43 mpg on the highway.

Chevy Cruze

The Chevy Cruze is an interesting sedan option because it is available with a diesel engine. The Cruze engine options include the 1.4-liter turbo engine and the 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine and both engines can be paired to a manual or automatic transmission. The 1.6L engine produces 153 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque and averages 29 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway and the 1.4L turbo-diesel engine generates 137 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque and averages 31 mpg in the city and 47 mpg on the highway!

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Interior Dimensions

Chevy Impala

The Chevy Impala is the largest sedan offered by Chevrolet and it has a total of 105 cu. ft. of passenger volume.

  • Front Seat Legroom: 45.8 inches

  • Rear Seat Legroom: 39.8 inches

  • Trunk Volume: 18.8 cubic-feet

Chevy Malibu

The Chevy Malibu is a mid-size sedan, and though it is smaller than the Impala, it still offers front seat and backseat passengers a generous amount of legroom, and it has a total of 102.9 cu. ft.  of passenger volume.

  • Front Seat Legroom: 42 inches

  • Rear Seat Legroom: 38.1 inches

  • Trunk Volume: 15.8 cubic-feet

Chevy Cruze

The Chevy Cruze is the smallest sedan between the Impala, Malibu and Cruze. The Chevy Cruze is a small car and it has a passenger volume of 94 cu. ft.

  • Front Seat Legroom (sedan/hatch): 42 inches / 42 inches

  • Rear Seat Legroom (sedan/hatch): 36.1 / 36.1 inches

  • Trunk Volume (sedan/hatch): 14.8 / 22.7 cubic-feet

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2018 Chevy Equinox Technology

Standard Chevy Features

Features

All Chevy sedans come standard with a backup rearview camera and all models with a LT, LS and Premier trim come standard with a 7- or 8-inch touchscreen and Chevy MyLink. Chevy MyLink is Chevy’s built-in infotainment system and it provides access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice command controls and a variety of other entertainment features. Also, almost all Chevy models and trims come standard with Chevy’s Teen Driver program, which provides parents and teen drivers with driving insights and it provides teens with helpful safety alerts and driving pointers.

Warranty + Care

Chevy backs all models by a three-year or 36,000-mile limited basic warranty, and a five-year or 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. Additionally, Chevy offers two-years of complimentary scheduled maintenance visits for the first 24,000 miles and Chevy offers complimentary roadside assistance and courtesy transportation for five years or 60,000 miles.

Come to Miami Lakes Automall to browse our selection of new Chevy sedans today. We have the Chevy Impala, Chevy Malibu and Chevy Cruze available now!

 

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