2021 Chevy Malibu

2021 Chevy Malibu

The Chevy Malibu is a great option for a midsize car. This vehicle gives you a smooth and enjoyable driving and riding experience, with a few different engine options for the power you are looking for. This vehicle also features a lot of great technology standard and available. You also get a lot of great safety features with this car. Check out more about what it can offer you below.

What’s New for 2021?

The Chevy Malibu is a solid choice for a midsize sedan, and it always has been. This vehicle offers you a lot of great features at an affordable price. However, there are a few upgrades for the 2021 model year that are worth mentioning.

For 2021, the Chevy Malibu has a couple of additional technology features that you may want to know about. First, the Malibu now offers you standard wireless smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This is an important feature for many who want to be connected to their phone on the go. Another upgrade for the new model year is the available Buckle to Drive feature. This is a safety feature that requires you to be wearing your seatbelt before you are able to shift the vehicle into drive, which can look out for you and keep you safer.

What else does the 2021 Chevy Malibu offer you? Check out the full details and features for this vehicle below, and let us know if you have any questions about the Malibu. At Betley Chevrolet, we are happy to help you find the vehicle that is right for you.

Performance and Engine Options

The Chevy Malibu is a great midsize car. This vehicle gives you a lot in terms of features and technology, but it also gives you a capable performance. Learn more about this performance and the engine options right here.

  • 1.5-liter four-cylinder – Your base engine in the 2021 Malibu is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 160-horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a continuously variable transmission.
  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder – If you are looking for a little bit more power, you can choose to upgrade to the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 250-horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It offers you better acceleration and more power.

2021 Chevy Malibu backThere are two capable engines that can be found in the Chevy Malibu. The base engine is plenty powerful for driving around town, and it is the more fuel-efficient engine option. However, if you are looking for more power, you can upgrade to that turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. You will experience a slight drop in fuel efficiency with this more powerful engine, but the Malibu is a pretty fuel-efficient car overall.


The exterior of the 2021 Chevy Malibu features strong and muscular lines and a great exterior design. It has a sleek body and a dual-port grille. There are also exterior features like dual exhaust pipes, LED taillamps, LED daytime running lights, and more. You can get special editions for your Malibu that give you features like 19-inch Black-painted aluminum wheels and more.

This vehicle also offers you exterior color options like Cherry Red Tintcoat, Silver Ice Metallic, Shadow Gray Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, and more to let you give this vehicle your own style.


2021 Chevy Malibu interiorThe interior of the 2021 Chevy Malibu can seat five people comfortably. This vehicle gives you cloth upholstery standard, but there are interior upgrades like heated seats, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and power-adjustable front seats.

Another important interior consideration is the cargo space of this vehicle. The 2021 Malibu offers you a 15.7 cubic foot trunk. This is a pretty typical size for this type of vehicle, and it offers you room for longer items with the ability to fold the rear seats down.

The interior of the Malibu also gives you a lot of great user-friendly technology features. Check out more information about these below.


Stay entertained and connected while you are driving your Chevy Malibu. Check out some of the great technology features that can be found in this midsize car.

  • Chevy 3 Infotainment System – The Chevy 3 Infotainment system allows you to stay entertained and connected while you are on the go. You get easy access to different apps, music, and more through your infotainment system.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – You can stay connected to your smartphone while you are in your car with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This connective technology allows you to access your phone through your car. This means you can connect your smartphone to your car and have access to phone contacts, music, podcasts, and other information through your vehicle’s infotainment system.
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot – Your 2021 Chevy Malibu can also act as a mobile office for you. This vehicle can give you a Wi-Fi hotspot, which will allow you to get internet access on the go. This can make it easy to work or have fun on the road.
  • 8-inch Digital Driver Display – This car also features technology like an 8-inch digital driver display, which can display important vehicle information. It gives you this digital display in a place that is more in your line of sight while you are driving so that you can stay safer and keep your eyes on the road.
  • 9-speaker Bose Stereo – Do you enjoy listening to music, podcasts, or audiobooks while you drive? You can upgrade your listening experience with this 9-speaker Bose stereo. You will get great sound quality to help you enjoy your audio even more.
  • Wireless Device Charging – Don’t ever worry about your phone dying in the car again! The 2021 Malibu has wireless device charging available so that you can charge your phone while you are on the road, and you don’t have to remember to bring a charger along for the ride.

Those are not all of the technology features you can find in the 2021 Malibu, but those are some of the popular ones. This midsize car also has technology features like USB ports, satellite radio, remote start, proximity keyless entry, Bluetooth, and more. This vehicle can keep you connected to your technology and entertained while you are on the road. There is also some great technology that can keep you safer; learn more about this below.


The Chevy Malibu can also be a very safe vehicle for you. This vehicle is built safer with solid construction and plenty of airbags, but there are also safety technology features that can look out for you and potentially prevent a collision from occurring in the first place. Some of these safety technology features include forward collision warning, lane departure warning, Teen Driver, lane keep assist, rear cross traffic alert, rear parking sensors, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and more. You can learn more about some of these safety technology features in greater detail below.

  • Teen Driver – Chevy vehicles like the Malibu and more can offer you Teen Driver technology. This is a safety system that can look out for your young driver. The Teen Driver system allows you to set speed limits, geographic limits, and other limits for your young driver. It also monitors their driving habits and offers a report card to allow you to discuss your Teen’s driving habits so that they can improve.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring – Your car does have some blind spots, and these blind spots are a collision waiting to happen if you are not careful. That is why the blind spot monitoring system exists. This system will alert you if a vehicle is in your blind spot so that you can avoid a potential collision.
  • Automatic Emergency Braking – Sometimes, there are vehicles or pedestrians in your path when you are driving. If your 2021 Malibu detects something ahead with the potential of an imminent collision, it will alert you, giving you the chance to hit the brakes. If you do not slow your vehicle, this feature can automatically apply the brakes for you to try to stop a collision from occurring.

As you can see, the Chevy Malibu can watch out for you and your loved ones when you are on the road. These safety features can help keep you protected.

The 2021 Chevy Malibu has a lot to offer you in terms of performance, interior features, technology, safety, and more. This vehicle can be a great option for a car to help you with your everyday commute to work or to take you on long road trips. If you have any questions about the 2021 Malibu and what it can do for you, you can reach out to us at Betley Chevrolet to learn more.

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