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Chevrolet Malibu Fuel Economy Data

4dr Sedan 145-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD

flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
flat light hvy 5 40 5 50 70 31.100
flat light hvy 5 40 5 50 70 29.000
flat light hvy 5 40 5 50 70 31.100
flat light none 10 70 15 5 65 27.100
flat light hvy 0 1 1 98 70 34.500
flat light none 30 20 10 40 68 30.600
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flat light none 80 10 0 10 62 24.000
flat light none 5 40 5 50 60 37.500
flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 74 35.100

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2007 Chevrolet Malibu

2007 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Surprisingly good highway fuel economy for a vehicle with this level of performance. Driven sedately, can achieve > 30 mpg highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
When minded about keeping it mellow on the road acceleration and speed wise, it does deliver a good gas mileage on long hauls. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
With the 4 cylinder 4 speed, fuel economy is very competitive. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Get mid 30s on the road, mid 20s around town, from a large mid-size car! see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
good mpg with 4 cyl 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
2007 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It does better than RPA predicts at 60 mph or less. MUCH better. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2007 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Gets about 26-27mpg in real-world driving - city commute of ~10mi one way. Great fuel economy for a bigger car. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2007 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
2006 4dr Hatch 201-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
To get something close in horsepower, you need a 6 cylinder and the inherently lower fuel economy that comes with that vs. a 4 cyl. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
 

2007 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.