The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Ratings and Features

2017 Chevrolet Malibu

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If you’ve been looking for a midsize family sedan that will keep you and all of your passengers safe while also helping you stay alert to what’s around you as you’re driving, the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is an excellent choice. This car features a variety of advanced safety features from OnStar telematics and a Teen Drive mode to a pair of Drive Confidence packages with a variety of advanced safety technologies. In addition to all of that, this car has received top safety ratings from the NHTSA. Find out more about how this sedan will keep you safe before test driving the Malibu at Tom Gill Chevy.

Basic Safety

The Chevy Malibu has been built to protect you in case conditions are bad or a collision should occur. That’s why it comes standard with basic safety features like stability control, traction control, antilock brakes, and a suite of airbags that includes front knee and side airbags, rear side airbags, and side curtain airbags.

Advanced Safety

On top of those basic safety features, the Malibu is also offered with a variety of advanced safety features to keep you more in control and connected to assistance:

  • OnStar – This advanced telematics system sets you up with automatic crash notification and emergency assistance, roadside assistance, a stolen vehicle locater, and a remote door unlocking system.
  • Teen Driver Mode – Whether it’s your teen drive or your valet behind the wheel, this system allows you to set geographic, speed, and even audio volume limits.
  • Driver Confidence I – This available safety package come with a variety of advanced safety features, including automatic high beams, front and rear parking sensors, and driver assist features like blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alerts, lane departure warning, lane departure intervention, forward collision warning, and automatic braking at low speeds.
  • Driver Confidence II – Exclusive to the Premier trim level, this advanced safety package includes a more advanced collision mitigation system that applies the brakes at high speeds, as well as adaptive cruise control and a system that automatically maneuvers your vehicle into difficult parking spots.

Malibu Safety Ratings

In government crash safety tests from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2017 Chevy Malibu received a top overall rating of five stars, including five stars for frontal and side crash tests, as well as four stars in the rollover test.

Stay Safer Inside the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

From hardware to advanced tech, the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu has been engineered and fitted with the equipment you need to stay safe on the road. The newest version of this popular midsize sedan is now available at Tom Gill Chevy, located at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. Stop in and see us today, or give us a call with any questions.