2016 Chevy Malibu ss, ltz, rendering
Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-sized sedan which is pretty popular in North America and several parts of Europe. Chevrolet is a division of American automobile giants General Motors, whose primary focus is on commercial and economic vehicles. First generation of 2016 Chevy Malibu was introduced in the year 1964. After four generations of production it was stopped in 1984. It was reintroduced in the market in 1997 as its fifth generation. Currently it is in its 8th generation of production. 2016 version would come with several modification and improvements in all aspects as it would be first model of the 9th generation. It will be longer and lighter yet there would be no compromise of strength and power output. Several new equipments can be seen on the interior along with up gradation in safety department. The automobile market today desperately wants to see how much 2016 Chevy Malibu can deliver.
2016 Chevy Malibu: Redesign Exterior and Interior
First thing one would notice in this vehicle is that it is longer and sleeker than its predecessors. Due to increase in length light weight material such as carbon fibre and aluminium would be used in the vehicle’s body in order to keep the net weight in check. According to company reports vehicle’s body would be lighter this time around yet it would be more resilient and strong.
Exterior appearance has some similarity with Corvette Stingray especially on the rear end and tail lights. Its body is flat and sleek, has an aggressive look which has always been a trademark for Chevrolet. On the department of styling and design 2016 Chevy Malibu will surely not disappoint you.
Previous models of Chevy Malibu sometimes had complaints regarding cabin space. According to General Motors this time around they are looking to improve on the leg space and head space. Not many details have yet been released about kind of gadgets and accessories you would be able to see in the vehicle but since its predecessors have set a really high standard one can only expect that 2016 version would be nothing less.
2016 Chevy Malibu will also score full marks when it comes to safety. Already passed several crash tests with flying colours, it also teen driver system which ensures safety driving in difficult conditions.
2016 Chevy Malibu: Engine Specs
2016 Chevy Malibu comes with two major engine options. It will retain its 2.5 L four cylinder engine which would be able to generate 197 Horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. It will go from 0 to 60 under 8.2 seconds and will be able to hit a top speed of 130 mph. There would also be a second engine option which is a 2.0L turbo charged engine. It would be able to produce 259 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.
2016 Chevy Malibu: Release Date and Competitors
No matter how good 2016 Chevy Malibu is, it will still have to face a stern competition in the current market. Latest Edition of Toyota Camry and Honda Accord both are within similar price slot and will come with matching level of performance. Malibu has an edge over them in terms of luxury and comfort quotient.