Cruise with a warm, resort name. Introducing the 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu in , the ninth generation, received a lighter weight and smaller engine.
The premiere of “rebirth” of the massive sedan took place in at the auto show in New York. Solid 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu received not only lightweight parts, completely plastic before, but also more ambitious design. The front sports a part of the new grille, modified bumpers and LED backlight skoboobraznoy below. Slightly aggressive front optics and a massive hood reminiscent of an outdated model 2018-2019 Chevrolet Caprice. It should be noted that the special aerodynamic blinds are provided for a top finish. In profile, the Malibu became noticeably longer (5.8 cm). The length of the wheelbase has been increased by 9.1 cm to 2 810 mm. At the same time, car weight decreased by 136 kg. The broken lines are present design lines and curves, which give the sedan dynamic and brightens so cumbersome. On wheels mounted 17-inch wheels, “shod” in Goodyear tires. Behind, 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu looks like a full-fledged coupé: a small rear window, cocked bumper, small stamped on the edge of the boot spoiler and two-piece headlamps. By the way, the exhaust pipe was hidden behind the bumper.
The interior of the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu
Interior made a small step forward, compared to the 8 generation. The driver is located in the wide seat with a little lateral support. The steering wheel is pretty much made ahead, and behind it lies on-board computer with analog sensors. The central console is decorated with 7-inch display MyLink system. Separately, it is worth praise for the company and the size of the buttons, which would be difficult not to fall. The only negative – it’s fabric inserts in the doors and on the center console, which will collect dust and will be ruined faster than the other alternative surfacing materials. Rear passengers have additional 33 mm of space now enjoy complete comfort with sound insulation. By the way, the front double glass played an important role in this.
The Malibu will be a very interesting security system and monitoring of young drivers – Teen Driver. If parents are using this system can independently limit the maximum permissible speed, disable the machine moving while the passengers are not wearing, and view all the routes that have been done on their child. In addition, it will be useful for the blind zones of control systems, pedestrian detection, automatic braking system and collision mitigation.
2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu specifications and price
For this model, the company 2018-2019 Chevrolet offers two petrol engines of 2.0 and 1.5-liter. The latter has 165 hp power and 250 Nm of torque. It works engine with 6-band automatic and front-wheel drive only. How dynamic is this tandem is still unknown. There is only evidence that fuel consumption in the urban cycle 8,7 liters per hundred. Also, the hybrid version of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu will be in the near future, about which you will learn in subsequent reviews.
The starting price of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu model year is 22 500. But this is the price for the United States. The Russian model formally, most likely will not be sold.