National Geographic : 1980 Jan
CHEVY'S MID-SIZE MALBU WAGON. Mileage better than many compact cars is just one of its hidden surprises. The efficiency and power of acontemporary V6 engine. New for 1980: an efficient but frisky 229 Cu. In. V6 helps give Malibu responsive performance along with highly respectable EPA estimates. 0) EPA estimated MPG, (2) 26 2 highway estimate with standard 3.8 Liter V6. In California, 19 EPA estimated MPG, 26 highway estimate. Remember: Compare estimated MPG (circled) to that of other cars. Your mileage may vary depending on speed, trip length and weather. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate. -Malibu is equipped with GM-built engines produced by various divisions. See your dealer for details. 2 side compartments plus one under the floor. Malibu gives you room to stash small valuables. Available security package puts locks on all three, covers on the side compartments. The convenience of a 2-way hatchgate. Window swings up for easy loading in tight parking places. Gate drops down for loading bulky cargo. With the rear seat down, you have about six feet of floor for cargo plus an opening over four feet wide for easy loading. About 72 cubic feet of load space. A trim and stylish mid-size wagon with room for 6. It's a now-size wagon, trim and timely for today. Yet on the inside, six people can ride in comfort. Talk to your Chevy dealer about buying or leasing America's favorite mid-size wagon. Chevy Malibu, for 1980.