2017 Chevrolet Malibu is mid-size sedan that gets a facelift. The new release introduces a different design and spacious interior. It is designed for the North American market, and sales will begin in late 2016 year. The body is built on the Epsilon II platform that will have a longer wheelbase. Styled changes bring new front fascia that resembles the Impala, and coupe roofline that ends in the trunk. A-pillars have been modified, so that the glass surface is short and have steep lines. The interior of the vehicle are kept under a veil of secrecy, but rumors say that American manufacturers offer a high level of comfort. The drive system is dominated by four-cylinder engines of various volume and version. It is also certain and hybrid drive that is popular in this market.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu – Hybrid drive
2017 Chevrolet Malibu launches 2.0-liter turbo four engines in petrol version that delivers 259 horsepower and 295 pounds-feet of torque. In offer a 2.5-liter inline-four engine that delivers 196 horsepower and 191 pounds-feet of torque. The most economical engine is a 1.5-liter Ecotec unit with a high coefficient of efficiency. Hybrid drive combines conventional engines with electric motors. The engines will be paired with eight-speed automatic transmission which transmits torque to the wheels. As an optional gearbox which is developed in cooperation with Ford, there is a 9-speed automatic transmission with drive to the front axle. Detailed specifications will be announced later.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu – Price
New Chevrolet Malibu delivers an elegant interior design. In the cabin there is a new instrument panel and revised functions. Seats are covered with quality materials. Standard equipment includes a touch screen, navigation system, automatic climate control, entertainment system and more. Security package has standard features and systems. Basic price ranges from $ 24,000. Depending on the type of package will depend on the final price.