NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2013 Malibu 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****

2013 Malibu 4 DR FWD w/rear SAB's

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****

2013 Malibu Eco eAssist 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu side pole crash test photo

2013 Malibu Eco eAssist 4 DR FWD w/rear SAB's

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Chevrolet Malibu side pole crash test photo

1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger's thoracic rib deflection was elevated. These ratings do not apply to vehicles with optional Row 2 side torso airbags.

2 These ratings apply to vehicles produced prior to July 2012 that are equipped with optional rear seat torso air bags and to all vehicles produced after July 2012.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2013 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door sedan

2013 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door sedan Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
Get the full IIHS report »
Small Overlap
M Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
M Lower Leg/Foot Injury
M Restraints
M Structure
Get the full IIHS report »
Side Rating
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
TEST NOTES: . Get the full IIHS report »
Rear Rating
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
TEST NOTES: Manual power cloth seat. Get the full IIHS report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
TEST NOTES: Beginning with the 2016 model year, the car was renamed the Malibu Limited and sold when new only to fleets. The Malibu Limited shares no ratings with the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Get the full IIHS report »

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.