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2015 Chevrolet Malibu

If you’re looking for a midsize, comfortable sedan, look no further than the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu. The new Malibu offers a beautiful and spacious interior design, aerodynamic and purpose-built exterior, and unmatched mechanical and technical performance. If you’re in the market for a car that offers affordable luxury and well-awarded safety, check out the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu.

The new Chevy Malibu excels in interior and exterior design and performance. It’s roomy, comfortable and quiet. The interior is available in premium cloth and leather layouts of varying colors. Technology is rich with the Chevrolet MyLink 7-inch touchscreen system. The exterior was designed with curvaceous edges to maximize aerodynamic efficiency and style. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu performs well with either a 2.5L EcoTec 4-cylinder engine or a 2.0L EcoTec Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Fuel efficiency peaks at around 36 MPG.

Check out the new 2015 Chevrolet Malibu in Forest Lake, MN at Forest Lake Chevrolet Cadillac. We’ve got the best prices around and all of our new Chevrolets and Cadillacs include a free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. We’re only minutes away from North Branch, Roseville and White Bear Lake, MN. A few minutes could save you thousands.

Chevrolet Malibu Colors

  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Ashen Grey Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Atlantis Blue Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Autumn Bronze Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Black Granite Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Butte Red Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Champagne Silver Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Iridescent Pearl Tricoat in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Sable Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Silver Ice Metallic in Forest Lake, MN
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Summit White in Forest Lake, MN

Chevrolet Malibu Interior

Sit inside the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu and you’ll be surprised by your luxurious surroundings. The Chevrolet Malibu features loads of high-quality materials and quality construction to make you feel like you’re in extravagance. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu has the perfect combination of high-tech features and traditional, usable controls.

  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black/Titanium, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black, Premium Cloth/Leatherette Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black/Titanium, Premium Cloth/Leatherette Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Cocoa/Light Neutral, Premium Cloth/Leatherette Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black/Titanium, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Cocoa/Light Neutral, Leahter-Appointed Seat Trim
  • 2015 Chevrolet Malibu Jet Black/Brownstone, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim


Aesthetically, the interior of the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is very pleasing. The driver’s cockpit and instruments subtly jut out of of the dash towards you, and delicate trims surround the entire cabin. The beautifully symmetrical control center create a sense of balance. Autoweek had to say this about the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, “It’s like an island resort all-inclusive experience, only in family-friendly midsize sedan form.”

It’s like an island resort all-inclusive experience, only in family-friendly midsize sedan

Inside, Chevrolet engineers paid great attention to detail. While the Malibu is a midsize luxury machine, it feels a lot like its older brother, the Impala. Premium materials, surfacing, and rich appointments shroud the interior of the Malibu. In the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LT and LTZ trims, you’ll set a luxurious mood with ice-blue ambient lighting on the instrument panel and doors.

The Malibu offers 8 different interior color and fabric options. You’ll be able to choose between cloth, premium cloth, and leather seating. For those looking for additional comfort, you can even add Vinyl Perimeter Accents on the 2LT and 3LT trims.


Tech features in the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu trump even higher-cost competitors. Inside, the Malibu keeps you connected to the things that matter most. The Chevrolet MyLink system offers AM/FM radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth and phone connectivity, navigation and more on a 7-inch touchscreen. Inside the center console you’ll find a USB port and auxiliary-in jack to stream your own playlists. Stay in control of your music, phone, and the drive with steering wheel-mounted controls. You can even get a push-button engine start when you opt for Keyless Access on your LTZ.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Interior Technology

Your 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot technology to broadcast an internet signal all around you. Let your friends tune into your super fast high-speed Wi-Fi on long trips or outdoor adventures with the most powerful mobile Wi-Fi hotspot available.

For the audiophiles out there, the Malibu is available with a premium Pioneer 9-speaker audio system.

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Chevrolet Malibu Exterior

The exterior of the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu was scrupulously designed to maximize fuel efficiency and exhibit design. Every curve on the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is purposely designed for functionality. Wind resistance is reduced by the chrome-accented grille, front fascia, and even the side mirrors.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Exterior Design

The aesthetic design of the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu puts out an ambiance of class and refinement. The Malibu offers high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps to light up the night, a stylish collection of wheel options, and beautiful, aerodynamic curves. Let the car’s appearance speak for itself.

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Chevrolet Malibu Performance

The Chevrolet Malibu has been designed for maximum performance and efficiency. Outside, the Malibu has been drawn with aerodynamic, purpose-built curves. Under the hood, you’ll find high performance 4-cylinder engines, V6 power and 6-speed automatic transmissions.

Engines and Transmissions

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is available with two fuel-efficient powertrains and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The standard EcoTec 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine offers an impressive 196 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. On the 3LT and 2LTZ trim levels, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is equipped with a superbly powerful 2.0L turbocharged EcoTec 4-cylinder engine with 259 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. With the 2.0L turbocharged engine, you’ll get a brilliant combination of 4-cylinder fuel-economy and V6 power.

2.5L EcoTec 4-Cylinder

The standard 2.5L EcoTec engine is renowned for its EPA-estimated 36 MPG highway fuel efficiency. This engine uses direct injection, variable valve timing and intelligent design for maximum fuel efficiency. The 2.5L EcoTec engine in the Malibu features innovative stop/start technology that seamlessly stops the engine under certain braking or stopping conditions and re-fires the engine when needed. The whole process is so seamless, you might not even realize its happening.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Engine

2.0L EcoTec Turbocharged 4-Cylinder

The 2.0L turbocharged engine is a special feature on the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu. It offers double overhead camshafts and variable valve timing to deliver 259 horsepower and a whopping 295 lb-ft of torque. Thats almost 150 lb-ft of torque-per-liter of displacement. Malibus equipped with the 2.0L turbocharged engine offer a thrilling ride and excellent fuel efficiency at around 30 MPG highway.

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The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu offers superior smoothness and confidence thanks to its finely tuned independent suspension. Steering feel is also smooth with the Malibu’s super-precise electric-assisted steering. You’ll feel like you’re still in control while you’re gliding over the road.

Fuel Economy

With an aerodynamic exterior design, advanced engines and efficient drivetrains, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu barely sips on fuel. The 2.5L 4-cylinder engine was designed to maximize fuel efficiency while maintaining drivability. It features stop/start technology, direct injection and variable valve timing to deliver up to 36 MPG highway and 25 MPG city. The 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine offers V6 performance and 4-cylinder fuel efficiency rated at 30 MPG highway and 21 MPG city. With an 18.5 gallon tank, you can travel up to 568 miles on a single fill-up.

Chevrolet Malibu Safety

Your new 2015 Chevrolet Malibu comes with a 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With loads of safety features and an extremely strong structure, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu is one of the safest vehicles on the road. The Malibu is constructed with ultra-high-strength steel throughout the entire structure for enhanced strength and rigidity. Ten airbags are standard equipment to keep you safe in response to moderate and severe collisions.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Frame

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Notifies you of crossing traffic behind the vehicle. This feature is exceptionally useful when backing out of parking spaces or other tight areas

Side Blind Zone Alert

Notifies you when other vehicles are located within your blind spots via signals on the side mirrors

Lane Departure Warning

Tracks your placement within your driving lane and notifies you if you unintentionally drift outward

Forward Collision Alert

Tracks the vehicle ahead of you and notifies you when it detects the threat of a forward collision


OnStar can automatically connect you to a specially-trained OnStar advisor in the event of a collision

Chevrolet Malibu Warranty

Chevrolet offers a comprehensive Owner Benefit Program on your 2015 Chevrolet Malibu. From your purchase, you’ll get:

  • Scheduled Maintenance: 2 years/24,000 miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years/100,000 miles
  • Courtesy Transportation: 5 years/100,000 miles
  • Powertrain Limited Warranty: 5 years/100,000 miles
  • Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles
  • Rust-Through Protection: 6 years/100,000 miles
  • OnStar Basic Plan: 5 years
  • We include a free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty

Chevrolet Malibu Awards

The Chevrolet Malibu has earned a number of awards and accolades for Chevrolet in recent years. Last year, the Malibu was awarded as the “Highest Ranked Midsize Car” for initial quality by J.D. Power.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the Malibu (when equipped with Forward Collision Alert) with a Top Safety Pick rating for the 2014 and 2015 model years.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu a 5-star Overall Safety Rating.

Chevrolet Malibu Trims

With so many options and trim levels for the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, how do you know where to start? This section of the write-up will act as a miniature buyers guide for the Chevrolet Malibu. However, we’re only going to include some of the highlights and main differences among the trim levels. For more detail or a more personalized experience, stop by Forest Lake Chevrolet Cadillac and check out our Malibus in person.

LS from $22,465

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu LS is the entry level Malibu. The LS features the standard 2.5L EcoTec 4-cylinder engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, steering wheel-mounted controls for audio and cruise, power-adjustable driver seat, 16-inch aluminum wheels, 6-speaker sound system, Bluetooth and more. With such a low starting price, the Malibu LS is surprisingly equipped.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu LS Exterior

1LT from $23,735

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT is the next step up in the Malibu hierarchy. The 1LT adds Bluetooth audio streaming, interior ambient lighting, Chevrolet MyLink with 7-inch touchscreen, projector-style halogen headlamps, heated rear-view mirrors with turn signal indicators, carpeted floor mats and Premium Cloth seating and a larger fuel tank. With the 1LT, you’ll get an estimated highway range of up to 650 miles.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT MyLink System

2LT from $25,595

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT is the ideal highway cruiser and daily driver. It adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 8-way power-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone climate control, remote vehicle start, 18-inch alloy wheels and fog lamps. The Chevrolet Malibu 2LT adds a plethora of interior comforts for longer drives or frequent use.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel MyLink System

3LT from $27,130

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 3LT features all of the equipment in the 2LT with the addition of the 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 259 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu 3LT Turbo Engine

1LTZ from $28,320

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 1LTZ is the upper-level Malibu. It features heated leather-appointed front seats with vinyl perimeter accents for added comfort, an auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum wheels, LED taillamps and chrome door handles.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu 1LTZ Leather Seating

2LTZ from $30,480

The only thing better than the 1LTZ is the 2LTZ. It features all of the comforts and conveniences of the previous trims, with the addition of the 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a sunroof. You’ll get unmatched midsize luxury from your new 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LTZ.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu 2LTZ Sunroof

Chevrolet Malibu Final Thoughts

All in all, the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu offers spacious comfort, incredible efficiency, and unbeatable midsize performance. Check out our selection of new Chevrolet Malibus today at Forest Lake Chevrolet Cadillac in Forest Lake, MN. Or, if you’re in North Branch, Roseville, or White Bear Lake, MN, take the short drive over. A 15-minute drive could save you thousands on your new Malibu. You’ll get the lowest prices around and a free Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. You won’t find better deals on the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu anywhere else.

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