2014 Chevrolet Malibu  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#64 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#128 of all 2014 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Chevrolet Malibu
The Malibu, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 1997, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Malibu provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0548% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2633%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0548% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2633% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8753Kia OptimaHonda AccordDodge AvengerChevrolet MalibuNissan AltimaBuick VeranoFord FusionSubaru LegacySubaru OutbackToyota CamryVolkswagen PassatMazda 6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 87. The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is safer than the 2014 Kia Optima and less safe than the 2014 Volkswagen Passat, the 2014 Toyota Camry, the 2014 Subaru Outback, the 2014 Subaru Legacy, and the 2014 Ford Fusion. It is about as safe as the 2014 Nissan Altima and the 2014 Buick Verano.

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