The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu will definitely be one of the best-selling models from Chevrolet. This mid-size sedan is present for over 50 years in car industry and it is one of the best-known models from Chevrolet. So far, we have seen eight generations of it. Latest model came recently, about a year ago. We saw a complete redesign. New model came with plenty of novelties, and 2017 Chevrolet Malibu will follow these changes. We will see completely new appearance, bigger dimensions, longer wheelbase and many other new things. Sale of this model is expected to start late this year.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu redesign
Current generation of this popular mid-size sedan came last year so, we can say that this model is still very fresh. Because of that, changes for 2017 Malibu are not expected. It will come with all of the characteristics that 2016 year model has. Compared to previous generation, this means many changes. New model comes with completely new exterior design. It is quite larger, and overall shape and look are very close to full-size sedan Impala. The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu completely follows latest design language of the brand. Important change for this model is 4-inch longer wheelbase, which provides many improvements.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu interior
New model now has much more space inside, which especially gives extra legroom for the rear passengers. The 2017 Malibu also features completely new infotainment system, which features Apple CarPlay and Anroid Auto Capability features. Also, important novelty is teen driver feature, which allows parents to see their kids driving statistics. This statistics includes things like maximum speed, warning alerts and more.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu engine
When it is about powertrain, 2017 Chevrolet Malibu will be available in three variants, two petrol-powered and one hybrid model. When it is about conventional models, there is a 1.5 liter EcoTec turbo engine, which has max output of 163 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of max torque. Optional petrol engine is 2.0 liter turbocharged unit, which is good enough for 250 horses and 260 lb-ft of twist. There is also a hybrid variant which features a 1.8 liter petrol engine paired with two-motor drive unit. Total output is around 180 horsepower.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu release date and price
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is expected to come to market late this year. Price is expected to remain unchanged, which means around 21.600 dollars for a base model.