May 7

Choosing the Right Chevy Sedan

The sedan is the quintessential car body. Its three-box design features an engine at the front, a passenger area in the center, and a cargo area at the rear. Chevrolet has an exciting range of sedan models that cater to different needs. Whether you want a car that looks and drives great, has all the latest tech, or is loaded with safety features, this article will help you find the right Chevy sedan for you.

Chevrolet Cruze

The Chevrolet Cruze is an entry-level sedan characterized by sharp edges and a futuristic look. It has a smart interior to match its exterior appeal. One of the standout features of this sedan is its surprisingly spacious cargo area — expect an impressive 14.8 cubic feet of space for your stuff on the L and LS trims. 

Being an entry-level model, the diesel powertrain is not the most robust on the market, but it still packs a surprising punch at 240 pound-feet of torque. However, the fuel economy you get from the Cruze makes it an even better value for money option. The engine is a 1.6-liter turbo diesel that gives you 31 mpg on city roads and 48 mpg on the highway. If you opt for the 1.4-liter gas engine, you’ll get a fuel economy rating of 28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

Inside, the Chevrolet Cruze really shines. At the base trim level, you get the superb MyLink infotainment system, which you can access via the 7-inch touch screen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration is standard with MyLink. Another smart interior feature is the single lever used to fold the rear seats — many other sedans have a convoluted folding design. 

The Chevy Cruze has responsive steering, and the suspension helps smooth out potholes and bumps in the road. Overall, this is an excellent entry-level sedan model that gets all the basics right. 

Chevrolet Malibu

In terms of price range, the Malibu sits in the middle of the three main Chevrolet sedan models. It’s a vehicle with a long, rich history. It first hit American roads back in 1964, and continued to be produced all the way through to 1983. Production of the Malibu was completely halted after the 1987 model year. It didn’t resume again until 1997.

The Malibu has a sleek exterior design that immediately draws the eye. Of the six available trim levels, the one to opt for is the Premier. It’s  the most feature-packed version of this sedan. With the Premier trim, you get a zippy, powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine connected to a nine-speed automatic transmission that outputs 250 horsepower. The Premier trim also comes with 19-inch wheels, LED headlights, a dual-pane sunroof, a heated steering wheel, and ventilated front seats. 

When you add the Driver Confidence package, the Malibu will give you an excellent suite of safety features to keep you and your passengers protected on the road . One feature included in this package is rear parking alert, which lets you know if there are obstacles behind you when parking. Another useful feature is a rear cross-traffic alert that warns you if a vehicle is behind you or about to cross your path when you put your car in reverse. Rounding off the Driver Confidence package are blind-spot monitoring and lane-keep assist.

Chevrolet Impala

The Chevrolet Impala is the most luxurious option among the Chevy sedans. It stretches the definition of luxury beyond appearance. Now in its third generation, the Impala comes with two excellent engine options: a 2.5-liter that outputs 196 horsepower and a more powerful 3.6-liter that outputs an impressive 305 maximum horsepower. Both engines give you smooth acceleration and impressive ride quality. 

With the Chevy Impala, you have two trim levels to choose from, which makes it easy to find one that will suit your needs and style. The two trims are the base LT and the more feature-packed Premier.

The LT comes with 18-inch wheels, remote engine start, dual-zone automatic climate control, and faux leather upholstery as standard. The technology features are excellent for a base trim level; you get an 8-inch touch screen, a six-speaker audio system, two USB ports, and both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. An optional Driver Confidence package gives you extra safety features, similar to what’s found in the Malibu trim. 

Upgrade to the top-of-the-line Premier trim and get larger 19-inch wheels, stylish exterior accents, ambient lighting, a power seat for the front passenger, genuine leather upholstery, wireless smartphone charging, and an 11-speaker Bose audio system. You also get xenon headlights, which last up to three times longer than regular halogen bulbs. If those features aren’t premium enough, there’s an optional Premier Convenience package that gives you ventilated front seats, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and auto-dimming mirrors.

Chevrolet delivers impressive cargo space with the Impala’s large trunk that has 18.3 cubic feet of room for your things. With 39.8 inches of rear legroom, it’s an impressive sedan for families. 

These sedans offered by Chevrolet are all capable of handling your daily drive or a road trip with friends thanks to their abundance of comfort and convenience features. When you’re ready to take one or all of these models out for a test drive to see how they feel, come by Huffines Chevrolet of Plano, Texas and let our experts help you find the sedan that’s right for you. We have an exciting lineup of Chevrolet models you can check out, so stop by today.


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