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Chevrolet Malibu MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2009 2009 4dr Sedan 164-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 4-sp automatic FWD 29.9
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With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu has been averaging 29.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Malibus in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 100 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2009 Chevrolet Malibu in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
2009 2009 4dr Sedan 252-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.11
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 196-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 27.12
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 169-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 28.62
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu

2009 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
2.4 liter 4 gets 30+ on the highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2010 4dr Sedan 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My fuel economy has been better than the EPA ratings. Having said that I don't drive the car hard. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very good, 21 in fixed driving, up to 33 on the highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I drive 50 miles each way to work and the highway mileage is excellent see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Outstanding highway fuel economy. City fuel economy could be better but my driving is limited to fairly short distances with mostly stop and go. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
30-32 mpg on I70 from Indy to KC at 70 mph, 24 around town. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My V6 Malibu gets 28 mpg average which is rather good and only 2-3 mpg less than the 4 cyl. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
In town is only OK...maybe 22-24 MPG. On the highway on level stretches, 42-43 MPG is very common. 16 gallon fuel tank give you plenty of travel range on the highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
With the new six speed automatic, it gets the highest rating of any car in its class. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Good fuel economy is what everyone is after now and the Malibu is decent. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
gets mid teens in the city hilly driving see full Chevrolet Malibu review
 

2009 Chevrolet Malibu Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Malibu's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.