Sunrise Florida, a suburban community in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area is a popular place for raising a family. Over 84,000 individuals reside in Sunrise, FL and close to 34% of the 37,000 households in the city of Sunrise have children under the age of 18. The city of Sunrise, which spans over 18-square miles in the western region of Greater Fort Lauderdale, is home to eleven public schools, including eight elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school. Sunrise also offers athletic and recreational programs for area youth in the Sunrise community. Sunrise youth regularly participate in numerous baseball, basketball, flag football and soccer programs throughout the year. In addition, Sunrise youth can also enroll in various activities sponsored by the city of Sunrise, including swimming, gymnastics and karate, as well as soccer, basketball and football clinics. Sunrise also sponsors scholastic chess programs for area youth and the city is instrumental in the development after-school chess clubs at its community schools. In 2015, Sunrise received the “Chess City of the Year” Award by the U.S. Chess Federation.
With numerous schools and youth activities in the community, there is no doubt that the city of Sunrise is a popular place for families in South Florida. There’s also no doubt the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is an excellent midsize car choice for families in the Sunrise area and all of South Florida. The new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, available now at Phil Smith Chevrolet, holds the distinction of being named the “Best Midsize Car For Families” by US News and Reports in 2017. The publication also cited the Chevrolet Malibu as the “Best Hybrid Car For Families” in 2017 as well. In addition, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the Chevrolet Malibu “A Top Safety Pick” in 2017.
The stylish appearance of the new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu with sleek aerodynamic contours, available Led daytime running lights and taillights is certain to garner attention on the South Florida roads and highways. The spacious, refined interior of the new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu comfortably seats five and features 102.9 cubic-feet of passenger space inside. You’ll also enjoy the very latest technology and safety features. The Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, standard on 2018 Chevrolet Malibu LS trims and above, features a 7-inch diagonal color touch screen, Bluetooth integration with your smart phone, audio steaming, Apple Car Play and Android Auto capability.
The 2018 Chevrolet Malibu also has numerous available active safety technologies to help you stay safe on the road, including Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. A comprehensive air bag sensing system and rear-vision camera are standard on all models of the new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu. Additional available safety features include: Front/Rear Park Assist, Front Pedestrian Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning.
The standard 1.5-liter Ecotec turbo-charged, 4-cylinder engine inside the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu delivers a potent 160 horse-power and 184 lb-ft of torque. You’ll also enjoy 27 MPG in city driving and 36 MPG in highway driving* with the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu. The 2018 Chevrolet Hybrid offers even better fuel efficiency. The 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC Hybrid engine delivers up to 49 MPG in city driving and up to 43 MPG* in highway driving. Whether your everyday drive takes you from Sunrise to Downtown Fort Lauderdale via I-595, or to South Miami via I-75 you’ll enjoy the performance and fuel efficiency you need in the new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu.