2017CHEVROLET MALIBU OVERVIEW
2017 Chevrolet Malibu has much space and sports handling on turns in roads. Its hybrid version has strong brakes, providing more acceleration, and an 8-inch touchscreen interface with sharp quality graphics. It has cut off the heavy feature 2L trim and replaced the eight-speed automatic in Premium with a new nine-speed automatic transmission. Mostly the car is same like before. Malibu is the ninth generation of Chevrolet brand. From just a glance, we can say how good looking it is.
Hopefully, it is going to be long lasting as a car, unlike the predecessor model which remained in production just for four years. The car-makers have done an excellent job and redesigned the Chevrolet Malibu 2017. Now, it seems sportier with modified features. These features will definitely make it a strong competitor in the car world. The interior is more luxurious, provided with driver assistance and safety features.
Looks-wise, with its hatchback profile, it points quite towards Audi A7. If you are searching for a roomy and stylish Sedan, then you need to think about the Malibu. Not only it has got sharp looks, but also it is thrilling and fun to drive. It faces serious competition with its rival cars like Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Subaru Legacy, Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Camry.
2017 CHEVROLET MALIBU EXTERIOR
The Chevrolet Malibu 2017 is physically much larger than its previous model. However, despite its increased size, it is still 200 lbs. lesser than the previous one. The weight looks less now. This is achieved by using excellent quality materials in its manufacture which are lighter and more reliable to use. Epsilon 2 Platform is used which increases the aerodynamics of the car. When Chevrolet Malibu was manufactured, it was kept in mind to design a car that looks sporty as well as a bit modern and stylish, so Malibu is a complete sophisticated package of sportiness.
The front grille changes along with the design of the hood. Optional features include safety package, 18-inch alloy wheels. Sunroof, four-zone climate control, special interior and exterior accents and LED head and tail lights. In addition, leather upholstery is upgraded along with the brakes. Heated mirrors and sport-tuned suspension system are featured in the car. The front passenger seat provides heat adjustment options. Overall, it looks like a down-scaled version of impala sedan.
However, still, it is among the largest midsized cars. The wheelbase is longer now by 3.6 inches. The back leg room increases as a result of it. The body is though longer, but not wider. The new styling gives it a dramatic look. Its predecessor Malibu was tight and dull style, so new one has 2-inches longer wheelbase and u a little longer than the rest, the weight is reduced to 3307 pound which is a great achievement for the car maker.
CHEVROLET MALIBU 2017 INTERIOR
The interior of the car provides the right choice for comfort, convenience, and safety. The entry level L returns cruise control, keyless entry and pushbutton ignition. L and LT hybrid models include a 7 inch LED dashboard screen that features android auto and Apple car play. Remaining hybrid models will have 8-inch screen with a built-in navigation system. Wireless phone charging will remain available on LT and hybrid models. Premium will have cooled front seats. Sunroof will be available on LT and premium, whereas L model will come with a rear camera. The back seat passenger benefits from an expansion of car with ample real estate for sitting easily.
At the front, the dash uses multiple pieces of different colors and textures including faux wood with pin-stripping. The cabin is busy with panel lines everywhere. The center touch screen looks like an iPad with large icons and many functions. So now you don’t need a knob to work in the car, there is a proper voice recognition system available in the car.
In addition, the car features driver assistance technologies like lane-wander steering correction, frontal-collision mitigating brakes, adaptive cruise control system, and automatic parallel parking system. A new system it features is the Teen Driver system, which mute audio and mobile-device connectivity if drivers aren’t wearing their safety belts and are traveling at maximum speed. It records the driving details for later review by parents.
2017 CHEVROLET MALIBU ENGINE
Chevrolet Malibu uses 1.8 liter 4-cylinder gas engine with two electric motors. It produces 180 BHP approximately and the car is capable of running without any combustion engine. However, it is pretty slow, about 54 MPH.
2017 CHEVROLET MALIBU PRICE
The price of the car will range between $22,500- $32,000 almost. Along with its features and latest technologies, the car will definitely increase sales for Chevrolet and give a tough time to its rivals.
2017 CHEVROLET MALIBU RELEASE DATE
The car will release by the end of autumn 2016, most probably.