If you are looking for a spacious, efficient and sporty family sedan that is also surprising, the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu offers a very short list of options. Choose the hybrid model and you’ll save a lot of gas. If you are very fond of the brand, if you prefer the power of a V6 engine or if you need a more conservative sedan, you might feel better with a Honda Accord or a Nissan Altima. The slightly larger Dodge Charger even offers a V8.
Exterior And Interior
Chevrolet has accomplished a difficult task with its sedan family, somehow conferring a familiar resemblance to the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu that is immediately shared with the larger Impala and the smaller Cruze, but without making small, medium and large versions from the same vehicle. There are subtly carved and elegant bays on the front and rear doors, and at the rear, the taillights (LED on the Premier models) unite it all. The high-end models also have LED daytime running lights and super bright HID headlights. The size of the wheels varies from 16 inches to 19 inches in our test car.
Even if you’re not using 2018 Chevrolet Malibu CarPlay or Android Auto, you’ll enjoy the combination of large icons, buttons, and physical buttons on the Chevrolet MyLink media system. Everything is part of an interior design that is not only functional, but also among the best in its category from a purely aesthetic point of view. The indicators are wide and clear, the board curved and rotates in an attractive way and is even easy to see. Comfortable front seats fit virtually all body sizes and rear seats have plenty of legroom so taller adults can sit, even if they sometimes have a lack of seating. height under the hood.
Under the hood of the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, you’ll find a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder engine that will be able to produce about 163 horsepower and a torque of 249 Nm. The second engine proposed will be a 2.0 liter 4 liter engine, with a horsepower of 250 horsepower and a torque of 352 Nm. In addition, this model will have a hybrid version of the engine and will be a 1.8 liter engine coupled with an engine elector, the hybrid version will develop about 124 horses and will have a torque of approximately 175 Nm. All engines will be paired with an 8 speed automatic transmission.
Price And Release Date
Rumor has it that the new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu will cost about $ 22,000 in the beginning, while the more expensive version will cost about $ 31,000. It is assumed that this new model will be commercialized in the second half of 2017.