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Chevrolet Malibu MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2011 2011 4dr Sedan 196-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.28
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With the 202-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu has been averaging 28.28 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Chevrolet Malibus in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 57.9 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21.7 percent), in heavy traffic (2.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2011 Chevrolet Malibu in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

2011 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Wanted something fairly roomy, but cheap to run. It has filled the bill in that respect. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2011 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Good overall. Highway mpg can be 30-32 mpg. In city driving (stop and go) with short trips more like 18-19 mpg. 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
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
2011 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
too low for a 4 cylinder see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2011 4dr Sedan 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
V6 is 5 mpg less than 4 cyl. The 4 cylinder has sufficient power but the V6 is more responsive. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
 

2011 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.