2022 Chevrolet Malibu: A Trim Comparison

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The 2022 Chevrolet Malibu is not only an incredible value, but it also has a safety rating of five stars according to U.S. News & World Report. It’s no wonder that it’s one of the most popular sedans on the market. Six trims give plenty of options for creating a specification that’s just right for you.

Comparing Malibu Trims

The 2022 Chevrolet Malibu is fun, affordable and safe! Find a malibu trim that’s right for you in your budget. Here we’ll take a look at all the available trims for the 2022 Chevy Malibu.


The Malibu L trim has been dropped for this year and the LS is the entry-level trim that takes its place, starting at $23,400. Its best highlights include an 8-inch touch display, six-speaker sound system, rear vision camera, and wireless phone connectivity. Buyers will also find 6-way adjustable driver and passenger seats, keyless open and start, and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system.

The 2022 Chevrolet Malibu LS also comes with a teen driver monitoring system and Buckle to Drive feature to ensure safety. This trim can get up to 29 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.

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The 2022 Chevrolet Malibu RS is a racing-inspired blacked-out trim. For $24,400, the Chevy Bowtie and badging around the car are converted to black. In addition, the front of the vehicle sports a black sport grille. The rear of the car gains a spoiler and has dual exhaust outlets. To complete the overall cosmetic look, the car rides on top of 18-inch bright machined-aluminum wheels.


The 2022 Chevrolet Malibu LT starts at $26,800 and has a few additional features that make it more comfortable to drive. The best feature is the inclusion of heated seats and dual-zone automatic climate control. But remember, the standard seat offering on the Malibu LT is cloth, even with the addition of heating.

Other minor standard features include outside heated power-adjustable body-colored mirrors, a body-color antenna, and LED daytime running lamps.


Lastly, if you want all the premium features standard, the Premier trim is for you. It starts at $33,500 and is worth every penny. Some of the highlighted features include memory function for driver’s seat and outside mirrors, heated outboard rear seating, a sunroof, heated and ventilated driver and front passenger seats, and a Bose premium nine-speaker sound system.

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The Premier trim will also feel luxurious with the addition of leather-appointed seating, a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and a leather shift knob. You can also expect the Premier to come with a stronger 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It’s capable of 250 horsepower while managing a fuel economy of up to 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.

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