New 2018 Chevrolet Malibu could be favorite family mid-size sedan. It is still far fetched, but if company puts more effort, it could be possible. There is no lack of quality components, reliable engine is under the hood of the current vehicle, so slightly modified, it can be good enough for upcoming car. There are also few trim levels for buyers that want more or less money and exclusive features. Price is also attractive, so this US based company could overtake market from leaders in mid-size sedan industry.
2018 Chevrolet Malibu engine
Under the hood of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is relatively new engine. It is 1.5-l 4-cylinder with turbocharger. This unit is going to replace previous drivetrain, a 2.5-liter engine. Less power is provided from new unit, but it offers better fuel economy and smoother drive. Other possibility is larger, also turbocharged 2.0-l I-4 drivetrain. It is still unknown which options is going to be installed in base units, but certain transmission is new 8-speed auto gearbox. This also adds more miles per gallon in fuel economy.
2018 Chevrolet Malibu redesign
Wheelbase and overall length of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu are increased comparing to current car. That gives few more inches for interior, which is used for boosting the comfort. Interior is pleasant, elegant and comfortable. Dashboard is consisted of various features and materials. Stylish parts are all over the cabin. Eight-inch display is positioned at the center. Not only from this element, but commands could be given from steering wheel. Outside there are various sizes of wheels. From 16-, 17- and 18- wheels for lower trims, new Malibu can be purchased with 19-inch wheels at its Premier level. Headlights and bumpers are revisited, and hood gets new design. With slight changes in its lines, sedan is looking much different and aggressive.
2018 Chevrolet Malibu price
Base model of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu is priced around $22,500. With well-packed interior, 19-inch wheels, and many more features. Premier trim is valued around $35,000. Price also depends on chosen engine and many more options and packages, which are provided additionally. New colors are also available for new Malibu, and depending on quality, price is higher.