NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2016 Malibu 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu front crash test photoNCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu side crash test photoNCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu side pole crash test photo

2016 Malibu Eco e-Assist 4 DR FWD

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

2016 Malibu Limited 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu front crash test photoNCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu side crash test photoNCAP 2016 Chevrolet Malibu side pole crash test photo

1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger's thoracic rib deflection was elevated.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2016 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door sedan

2016 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door sedan With optional front crash prevention

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Driver)
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
Not tested.
Side Rating
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating1
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Power cloth seat.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Limited 4-door sedan

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Limited 4-door sedan With optional front crash prevention and available only to fleets

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Driver)
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
Not tested.
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
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating1
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating2
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Manual power cloth seat.

2 — For the 2016 model year only, the Malibu was renamed the Malibu Limited and sold when new only to fleets. The Malibu Limited shares no ratings with the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu.

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.