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4-door sedan

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2010 Chevrolet Malibu
2010 Chevrolet Malibu

The photos and videos shown here may be of a different model, model year or body type from the one selected. The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. In addition, a test of a vehicle from one model year may apply to earlier or later model years if the vehicle hasn’t been significantly redesigned.

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Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Side
Models built after February 2008

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 3,445 lbs
Peak force 15,063 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.37
Tested vehicle
2009 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT 4-door

G
Head restraints & seats
Models built after November 2009

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

A
Head restraints & seats
Models built before December 2009

Overall evaluation
A
Dynamic rating
A
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Electronic stability control (standard beginning with 2009 models, optional on 2008 models)
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights