When it comes to family-cars, Chevy Malibu is one of the most familiar models and also one of the most popular among consumers. However the previous model of Chevy Malibu, released in 2012, struggled to perform in the face of competition. Therefore we expect to see radical changes in 2018 Chevy Malibu that has already made its public debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show.
With the 2018 Chevy Malibu, Chevrolet is aiming to not only overcome the drop in sales but also come up with the best mid-size sedan ever. The 2018 Chevy Malibu is expected to be a more extravagant and efficient model as compared to its predecessors as well as its competitors in the automobile market.
As the 2018 Chevy Malibu looks set to captivate your imagination through the pictures available, we are going to offer you the most informative and comprehensive review for the new model. So keep reading!
2018 Chevy Malibu Exterior
For people who are familiar with Chevy Impala, you can notice some clear similarities in the design of 2018 Chevy Malibu and Chevy Impala. The new model combines innovative style with inspiration from Chevy Impala to give its users a pleasant sight.
The new style features include new headlamps, front aprons, taillights and split front grille that makes the new design far more luxurious. A sleeker and sportier design at the back makes the new model more aerodynamic than its previous model.
An interesting change in 2018 Chevy Malibu is that it is 2.3 inches longer than its predecessor. This change makes the new model fresh and offers a youthful experience.
2018 Chevy Malibu Interior
The longer design means that the 2018 Chevy Malibu is more spacious that makes for a comfortable experience for its passengers. The interior is also improved tech-wise with added high-end features that make the new model an upscale one.
The new model includes a seven-inch color touch screen to control various commands with renewed dashboard and steering wheel. Added features such as storage slot for mobile phone and new leather seating covers make up for a more luxurious experience. The new model also has many safety features with most important being the Teen Driver feature.
Engine of 2018 Chevy Malibu
On the engine side, 2018 Chevy Malibu is expected to have a new turbo-charged engine: 1.5 liter four-cylinder giving 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This will be less powerful than the 2.5 liter engine of 2012 model, however 2018 Chevy Malibu will be far more fuel efficient.
Most importantly, 2018 Chevy Malibu will have a hybrid engine that will make a come-back after a break of five years. The new combination will make up the total power of 182 horsepower and fuel mileage of 47 mpg. These features will make 2018 Chevy Malibu a far more powerful and practical machine as compare to its predecessors.
2018 Chevy Malibu Price and Release Date
With 2018 Chevy Malibu already made its public debut, we expect to see 2018 Chevy Malibu on the roads by end of this year.
With the new design and all the added features, you can expect 2018 Chevy Malibu to cost higher than its predecessors. Although there is no accurate price tag available, we expect 2018 Chevy Malibu to cost around $23,000.