We’ve all heard it before – white picket fence, children, perhaps a dog. It’s the American dream, the ideal to strive for, the idyllic suburban life. What they don’t tell you – those kids are loud and you are tired, the fence needs maintenance, the dog requires walking at five in the morning every single day (like when you had to get up and change diapers every night but worse because you have to go outside). You love your family, of course, but they can contribute a lot to your stress, depending on the day and time of year. You need a car that can keep up, a car that’s easily cleaned. A durable car that will last you for years. A car with good gas mileage, to get the kids out of the house as much as possible during the long summer months. A car that can ferry your family from point A to point B and then some. A car you wouldn’t mind taking on a seventeen-hour road trip in. A car that’s not a minivan. For many families, checking out the 2018 Chevy Malibu at your local Chevrolet dealer could be the answer.
It’s Environmentally Friendly
Especially for those with children, the preservation of our planet is an important thing. You want to leave behind something that is still good for your children, for your grandchildren and their children. The push for everyone to become environmentally conscious has a purpose, and though it can feel at times like we are fighting an ultimately losing battle like the ordinary everyday person can’t do very much at all to combat issues like global warming, that’s not necessarily true. Even small changes, like recycling instead of throwing something in the garbage, like reusing things whenever you can, can have an impact.
Driving a fuel efficient car is one of those changes that you can make, one that reduces your overall environmental footprint and allows you to see more of the world at less of a cost. Chevrolet dealers understand this and strive to provide more environmentally friendly vehicles. The 2018 Chevy Malibu is one of those cars, with features likes exhaust gas heat recovery, helping to keep the already fuel-efficient car as fuel efficient as possible at all times possible. The 2018 Chevy Malibu also has a 30 MPG gas mileage, making it not only environmentally friendly but cost effective.
These features make the Chevy Malibu the perfect car for road trips, for day trips, and for taking your children all over the country, showing them what you want them to be exposed to in the world.
The Safety Features Are Substantial
As any parent can tell you, the safety features that a car has definitely impacts whether or not that car becomes the family car. No matter how safe of a driver you are, no matter how careful on the road, it is simply a fact of life that accidents happen. Some are preventable, but others are not. In these cases, it is of course ideal to have a car that can protect you thoroughly even in the event of these accidents, keeping you safe no matter what happens. Thankfully, Chevrolet dealers are known for their dedication to advanced safety features.
The 2018 Chevy Malibu is a car with substantial safety features, from front airbag occupancy sensors (therefore making airbags safer than they’ve ever been before) to features like traction control and brake assist, helping to prevent accidents in the first place. Anyone who lives in colder climates knows: winter can be a perilous time for driving, with iced over roads and even the occasional (or not so occasional) blizzard to contend with. Safety features that help to keep the driver and passengers of the car safe while they are driving and not only in the event of an accident is crucial. Luckily, your local Chevrolet dealer will be proud to say that the safety features of the 2018 Chevy Malibu do just that.
But the Chevy Malibu is certainly prepared for an accident, with ten total airbags throughout the car and even rear side impact airbags. It’s a car that’s equipped to prevent and to protect as well.
It’s Not Your Average Family Car
Though it’s true that, because of space, the 2018 Chevy Malibu would not be ideal for larger families who are in need of considerably more seating than what the Chevy Malibu has to offer, the 2018 Chevy Malibu is perfect for small families with two or less children, families that are just starting out.
Part of what makes the Chevy Malibu so ideal for these families is that, well, it doesn’t have the look of a minivan or an SUV. Though those cars can certainly be attractive in their own right, many people buying them for the first time have some consternation over owning what has become known as a “family car.”
The 2018 Chevy Malibu subverts that with a sleek exterior and customizable interior. With the Chevy Malibu, Chevrolet dealers are able to offer a car that can play many different roles, from family road trip car to personal car of Dad or Mom out on the town by themselves for a day or night. With up to ten exterior color options and multiple options for interior customization, such as the material of the seats and their color, the Chevy Malibu truly allows you to make the car your car, a car that you’re not just proud to show off and drive, but a car that you feel comfortable and safe with your children in as well. The 2018 Chevy Malibu is all of that and more.
Take Your Time
Even if you know right away that the Chevy Malibu is absolutely the right car for you, it’s important that you take time to consider your decision. You should see the car in person at your local Chevrolet dealer first, to check out what it feels like. Even more importantly, you should always test drive any kind of motor vehicle before making a final decision and purchasing it. You can read endlessly about virtually any car currently on the market today, and though these online resources (such as this one) are important, nothing compares to actually getting to feel the car on the road, how it handles, and how it moves with a simple test drive at your local Chevrolet dealer.