2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car, which was originally launched in 1964. For all these year, it made through many modifications. First four generations were made from 1964 to 1983, while fifth Malibu finally came in 1997. So far, there are eight generations, but it is now for sure that new, ninth-generation model is on its way and it is expected to come as 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. For some time, there were just a rumors, but sine test mule has been spotted recently, there is no doubt that new model will come soon.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

2016 Chevrolet Malibu redesign

As we said, the testing model has been spotted recently and, although it is heavy camouflaged, it looks that 2016 Chevy Malibu will come not only with visual, but also with big technical changes. Beside expected styling modifications, new model will also come with some changes in its size. Although 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will probably continue to be built on the automaker’s Epsilon 2 platform, it will undergo some changes in dimensions – it will be longer and wider, but lower too, which will even more accent its sporty appearance. Since new model is still completely under camouflage, it is hard to tell something more about visual changes, but it for sure that 2016 Malibu will feature many novelties like completely redesigned front fascia, plenty of new rear end features like new taillights, exhaust tips etc.

2016 Chevy Malibu interior

2016 Chevrolet Malibu engine

We still don’t have some exact details about engines for new model. However, we expect that current 2.5 liter with 197 horses will remain. Beside this unit, 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will probably use improved version of current 2.0 liter engine with more power and better fuel economy. There are also rumors that there will be new 1.5 liter turbocharged four-cylinder will be offered, but for now we don’t have more details. It is expected that 2016 Chevy Malibu will come with new 8-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Chevy Malibu rear view

2016 Chevrolet Malibu release date and price

Although there is no official information yet, all indicates that next-generation model will come in late 2015 as 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. The base model is expected to go  around 24.000 dollars.

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