Sunday, April 5, 2015
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Coming In 4th Quarter This Year
Chevrolet introduced its ninth generation all-new 2016 Malibu midsize sedan, completely restyled and engineered to offer more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features is four inches longer and nearly 300 pounds lighter than the current model. The all-new 2016 Malibu offers a 182 horsepower hybrid powertrain with a direct-injection 1.8L four-cylinder engine mated to a two-motor drive unit that has been slightly modified from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt to provide a GM-estimated 48 mpg city, 45 mpg highway for 47 mpg combined. The Malibu’s standard 160 horsepower 1.5L turbo powertrain is projected to offer 37 mpg highway. There's also a 250 horsepower 2.0L turbo mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission. The new Malibu will be offered in L, LS, LT and Premier trims, as well as the Hybrid model and goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2015.