2017 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual PDF – 423 Pages

Find the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual below. The 2017 Chevy Malibu is just the right vehicle for comfy rides in all the terrains.


The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual is a car with great features and reliable powertrain. First of all, the Malibu has beautiful shape, reliable safety scores, and comfy interiors. Also, the mileage seals the deal. 2017 Chevy Malibu is brighter, lighter, and longer than the predecessors. The set of accelerators, steering boost, and transmission is adjusted remarkably. It is overall financially as well as visually balanced deal.

The cabin is excellent. Malibu is a very spacious vehicle, thanks to smart packaging. However, it has a small wheelbase. The noise cancellation is very efficient. The road noise and wind noise are under control. The legroom for the rear seat is a satisfactory 38.1 inches. The cargo space is 15.8 cubic feet, while Hybrids have 11.6 cubes. There is a standard 7” touchscreen and even more attractive 8“ touchscreen for Premier ones.  

The shape of the 2017 Malibu Owners Manual is stretched and is lower upfront. Also, the steel used is of high strength. The doors are longer, while the rear windows are narrow.   

The engine grabs the eyeballs of customers. For Premier cars, Malibu comes with a 9-speed automatic, 2.0liter engine. It is 250 hp inline-4 and produces 258-pound feet of torque. Also, there is a 1.5liter 140 hp turbo-4 coupled with the 6-speed automatic. It churns out 158 lb-ft of torque. The base comes with 1.5liter 160 hp turbo-4 with 184-pound feet of torque.

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 Lastly, the Hybrids come with a 1.8liter 182 hp inline-4. They come with electric motors and a battery pack. EPA scores are an impressive 48 mpg combined. Moreover, the handling is better than ever as Malibu lost 300 pounds. EPA ratings are 27/36/30 mpg for 1.5liter inline-4 and 22/33/26 mpg for 2.0liter turbo-4. Lastly, the Hybrid’s scores are 49/43/46 mpg.

The base L model is more like a particular fleet vehicle. On the other hand, the LS and LT models are great for retail buyers. The cost of the base model is around $22,555. The top picks are Hybrid, and Premier trims. They are very quiet and pleasant. All the models except L, come with standard rearview cameras. The automatic climate controls are only in Hybrid or Premier. 

The less expensive trims have fabric wrapped panels, while Premier models have a leather wrap for consoles. 

Putting a few bucks in can equip the Malibu with Wi-Fi capabilities, huge 16 inches aluminum wheels, and windshield for pleasant, quiet rides. Also, there is a new “Front Pedestrian Alert” that identifies the people ahead using a forward camera system and applies automatic brakes. Malibu has an adaptive cruise control system and blind-spot monitors. Moreover, it has a lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert system, and an automatic parking assist system.

The 2017 Chevy Malibu Manual is one of the safest sedans. It got a Top Safety Pick position from the IIHS and an impressive five-star federal rating. For safety, it has ten airbags and traction control system. The LS models come with a unique Teen Driver feature to keep an eye on young drivers. 

The base cloth quality is cheap, and the performance is unsatisfactory. The Base models 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Owners Manual do not feel worth the money. Moreover, buyers cannot get a bigger engine in models other than the top one.