2016 Chevrolet Malibu price,specs, interior and other in this article. Presentation of the seventh generation Chevrolet Malibu 2008 was a very significant moment for General Motors. Before us lies a luxurious 2016 Chevrolet Malibu that will take your breath away at first glance. From design to the inner part of the driving forces will try to help as much as possible closer to this model.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Design exterior and Interior
Not only it was the first entirely new product of the company after the bankruptcy has already Malibu became the first Chevrolet car which, after a long time, it was just as good, even better than the Japanese competition. However, it was followed by the eighth generation five years later, which received variable results (Chevrolet has spoken openly that he rushed to the car, he would have appeared on sale six months before the Ford Fusion), so it seemed that General Motors again loses battle with rivals, and this was reflected in the sale.
The 2014 Malibu has found 188.519 customers, which was enough only for sixth place in the class. Toyota Camry was far with 428.606 vehicles sold, and even main domestic rival Ford Fusion has attracted 306.860 customers. Chevrolet is ready to correct mistakes, so at this year’s Motor Show in New York comes a brand-new Malibu, for which the company says it will again sets standards in its class. If we talk about design, it is definitely one of the best in its class.
Chevrolet was able to join the line of larger and very popular Chevrolet Impala, although it seems that certain design details taken and the Chrysler 200. The Malibu also has one of the lowest in the class of roofs, to afford the sporty design, but still need to see that whether the objections have passengers in the rear seats. One of the biggest criticisms was the predecessor to the area in the rear seats, but with an increased length of 13 cm new Malibu should definitely solve this problem. When already mention the interior, to say that many of the lines transferred from the predecessor, but nevertheless it is a beautiful, clear and easy to use. Great attention is paid to the lighter materials, and Chevrolet claims that the 2016 Malibu to 135 kg lighter compared to its predecessor. This means that the total weight is about 1,440 kg, which is one of the smallest numbers in the class.
Engine of 2016 Chevrolet Malibu
We went to the driving force of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu vehicle which, with such a design is extremely important accompanying phenomena. And what is it hiding under the hood we’ll see. The new standard engine is a 1.5L turbo engine, developing 160 hp, and although this figure decreased by 36 hp compared with atmospheric 2.5L engine from its predecessor, Chevrolet promises better performance for less weight and lower power consumption.
The following engine offered is a 2.0L turbo with 250 hp and 350 Nm of torque while the top offer is the hybrid, which combines a 1.8L engine and electric motor for a total of 182 hp and urban consumption of 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers. The weakest engine provides a six-speed automatic transmission with eight-speed automatic in the other two models. For now, the offer is only front-wheel drive while later due to arrive and drive to all four wheels.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Price
There is no doubt that the competition should definitely be concerned as 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, at least on paper, has all the conditions to be a great success. The first cars are expected to be on sale in the fall, and the starting price of 23,000 dollars should not be significantly changed.