2017 Chevy Malibu ss, redesign
Chevrolet will be presenting a new model with 2017 Chevy Malibu, which will be a luxury sedan that has attractive designs and excellent specifications. Several modifications will be applied to next generation of this vehicle. It will feature a design that has an elegant theme. To go along with all these, there will be a wider selection of powertrain options. So, it is certainly a car that is completely worth waiting.
2017 Chevy Malibu: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Exterior of this vehicle will be improved widely. The main change comes in form of increase of length of car. It is increased by about 6 cm and wheelbase by 9 cm. Moreover, this car will also be much lighter, as compared to its predecessors. It has been seen that this vehicle will be weight almost 136 kg less than previous models. The less weight is because of user of lightweight materials in most parts of car. From new chassis to stems, there has been an extensive use of high strength steel. 2017 Chevy Malibu is rumored to be using Epsilon 2 platform, but it may as well be based on platform used by models such as Impala.
Epsilon platform used by this vehicle will be an updated version of platform, named as E2XX platform. This updated platform will be amongst the four core platforms which are owned by General Motors Company. Use of this platform will see exterior feature a sleeker design. Other cars apart from this particular model will also use same platform.
It is anticipated that interiors of this car will be much different than that of currently ongoing models. However, exact details and information regarding what you can expect from interiors is not yet available. You can still be assured that interiors of 2017 Chevy Malibu will be spacious and comfortable for both passengers and driver. Cabin of this car will also be filled with some technological features, both for entertainment and safety purposes. Bluetooth connectivity is expected to be improved in this vehicle. There will also be availability of Navigation system that is GPS controlled.
2017 Chevy Malibu: Engine Specs
As far as engine is concerned, 2017 Chevy Malibu will have some 4 cylinder motor variants. The primary engine offered will be a turbocharged 4 cylinder 2 liter unit capable of producing 259 HP along with a maximum torque of 295 lb ft. There will also be availability of a conservative 1.5 liter Ecotec engine. A hybrid variant will also be offered, which has an electric engine and a 4 cylinder 2.5 liter engine. Hybrid version will be able to produce an output of 196 HP with a torque of 191 lb ft. Engines will be paired with an 8 speed automatic transmission, and a 9 speed automatic transmission will be offered later.
2017 Chevy Malibu: Release Date and Price
The 2017 Chevy Malibu is expected to be available by end of year 2016. There is no information regarding its pricing, but it is expected that base price will not be much higher than that of current models.