10 Things You Should Know About the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu
#2. The Malibu Offers the Choice of Four and Six-Cylinder Engines
The 2011 Chevrolet Malibu starts out with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that generates 169 horsepower and 160 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard equipment across all trim levels. Higher spec editions of the sedan can be outfitted with an optional V-6 engine that displaces 3.6-liters and which makes use of Chevrolet's Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system as well as dual overhead camshafts. Capable of producing 252 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque, this particular unit enables the Chevrolet Malibu to make the spring to 60 miles per hour from a standing start in 6.7 seconds.