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2017 Chevy Malibu review, specs, release date, price


The 2017 Chevy Malibu is a full-size sedan that will soon arrive from the stable of Chevrolet, one of the biggest names in the production of luxury automobiles. The vehicle promises enough space for passengers, a redesigned front end, trendy styling and rich cabin features. There would be sufficient infotainment features for the benefit of driver and occupants. The new 2017 Malibu would be offered in as many as 3 versions, LT, LTZ and LS.

2017 Chevy Malibu ss review

2017 Chevy Malibu review

The exterior will not be changed much from the preceding version. However, it will have a redesigned and more stylish front end than the 2016 version. It will be made with super-strong steel, which would make the framework more robust this time. It will knock off around 136 kg to be lighter than the 2016 version, which will have a positive impact on its mileage and handling. The Epsilon 2 platform will be used as its basis. However, some reports suggest that the platform used by Impala could be used instead. Its wheelbase would be bigger by 9 cm and the car will be higher about 6 cm.

2017 Malibu interior

2017 Malibu ss interior

The cabin will be redesigned in this model, and come in 2 varied colors. You can expect enough features in the 2017 Malibu, starting with the large display on the dashboard with intuitive touch response. Features like 4G connectivity and OnStar would be quite useful for occupants. Buyers can expect a wide range of safety features such as grip control, 10 airbags, digital cruise ship control, multiple crash sensors, more than one safety sensor, rear cameras, ABS, Teen Driver Warning System and parking sensors at the rear end etc.

2017 Chevy Malibu specs, release date, price

2017 Chevy Malibu specs, release date and price

You can find a 4-cylinder, 2.0 liter turbocharged engine as the main option under the hood of the sedan. It will be able to produce 259 hp peak power along with 295 pounds per feet maximum torque. You can get an Ecotec 1.5 liter engine as the secondary option. A hybrid variant of the car would also be there, along with an electric engine and a 4-cylinder, 2.5 liter power mill. The hybrid engine would offer maximum 196 hp power along with peak 191 pounds per feet torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox will be paired with the engines. It is expected that a 9-speed automatic transmission will be offered later.

The cost of the 2017 Chevy Malibu will begin from $ 24,000. The release date of the vehicle in the auto market is expected to be in the 4th quarter of 2016.

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