At the motor show in New York 2015, the premiere of the new sedan Chevrolet Malibu 9 generation, which replaced the not too successful car eighth generation lasted on the assembly line just four years. Chevrolet Malibu in a new body was a totally different exterior design from falling to the roof rack, shortened overhangs and more aggressive traits. The car retains its original double grille, but got a narrower lighting fixtures, and the rear part now resembles a senior sedan Impala.
C latest new Chevrolet Malibu (2016) Rodney and interior design, which has received more high quality materials and began to look much more solid and more expensive compared with the interior of the precursor. It established a steering wheel and instrument panel, center console minimum of buttons and crowns its 7.0-inch touch screen infotainment system MyLink (in top versions of the screen is 8.0 inches).
Specifications. At the same body width (1854 mm) length of the new Chevrolet Malibu (2016) grew by 58 millimeters – up to 4917, while the value added wheelbase 91 mm – up to 2829, while the weight was reduced by 136 kg . To achieve this largely failed due to more widespread use in the construction of high-strength steels. As for powertrains Chevrolet Malibu 9 new body offers four-cylinder petrol turbo displacement of 1.5 (160 hp and 249 Nm) and 2.0 (250 hp and 350 Nm) a liter. The first combined in a pair with a dedicated six gun, and the second lever is put on eight assists.
In addition, customers now became available Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid hybrid installation of the new Chevrolet Volt 2 . It consists of a 1.8-liter internal combustion engine, a pair of electric motors (the total output of all engines is 182 hp) and a set of lithium ion batteries. The total mileage for electric is not specified, and the average fuel consumption in a hybrid mode of 5,2l/100 km compared to 6.3 l version with a 1.5-liter engine.
Packaging and prices. Sales of the new Chevrolet Malibu 9 will start in the US in the fourth quarter of 2015, pricing information yet. For the model has several versions: L, LS, LT, Premier and Hybrid. The top flaunt LED daytime running lights and taillights diode.
Also provided for the car ten airbags, rear view camera, navigation, wireless charging function for the system and gadgets Teen Driver, which allows parents to monitor the driving style and teen set some limitations for them. Note that the old Chevrolet Malibu 8 was cool adopted on the market – it produces only some four years.