2010 Malibu by Chevrolet

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malibu learn more about malibu safety features at chevy.com/malibu a safety cage surrounds the passenger compartment from the windshield pillar to the backglass pillar and from the roof rail to the rocker structure this design strategy is intended to help preserve occupant space in the event of a collision a lower door-to-door interlock is designed to help reduce intrusion into the passenger compartment during a side impact react reduce respond malibu is engineered to be safe in the three ways that matter most on the road to react to unexpected situations every chevy malibu comes equipped with stabilitrak including traction control and four-wheel antilock brakes all standard to reduce the effects of the stabilitrak electronic stability control system helps you stay the course by detecting the difference between the steering wheel angle and the direction the vehicle is actually turning it then uses the brakes and if necessary adjusts engine torque to help you keep your vehicle on your desired track diagonal side-intrusion beams located on the front doors are constructed of high-strength boron steel to help reduce intrusion in shallow-angle side collisions onstar3 automatic crash response4 a level of safety the competition just can t match in certain types of collisions built-in vehicle sensors can automatically alert an onstar advisor who is immediately connected into your vehicle and can request emergency help be sent to your exact gps location it even sends specific crash data so first responders can be prepared in advance for potential injuries it s part of the directions connections plan standard for the first year the front body structure is designed for a progressive crush during a frontal crash this design absorbs and channels crash energy in a controlled manner to help preserve occupant space in the passenger compartment an accident every malibu has six air bags,1 including head-curtain side-impact furthermore the 2009 malibu earned the highest possible government rating five stars for frontal and side-impact crash tests.2 to respond to an accident malibu is ready with 4 1 air bag inflation can cause severe injury or death to anyone too close to the bag when it deploys be sure every occupant is properly restrained 2 side-impact crash test rating is for a model tested with standard head-curtain side-impact air bags sabs government star ratings are part of the national highway traffic safety administration s nhtsa s new car assessment program www.safercar.gov 3 call 1-888-4onstar 1-888-466-7827 see page 18 and visit onstar.com for details and system limitations 4 onstar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers.