E l Malibu new generation is one of the innovations that Chevrolet took this year at Motor New York taking place this week. It is generational change the midsize sedan that renewed his image completely and replaced its powerplants for a more efficient and environmentally .
His aesthetic is consistent with the current brand image, although its design won a more Korean style.
At first glance it is clear that aesthetically the new Chevrolet Malibu has nothing to do with the outgoing model. The exterior design features the front characteristic of the brand, equipped with double grill , that for a sharp headlamps and auxiliary headlights that integrate daytime running lights comes together.
The bulging hood has several ribs, a detail that repeats the lateral and posterior. Exterior styling is complete with huge alloy wheels, that try to strengthen its sporty image .
The interior was also completely redesigned and presented in a format where a multifunctional display located in central position all the attention is stolen by integrating the control of many elements. From there they can be commanded various elements, it concentrates the functions of the backup camera, browser and Bluetooth system, besides MyLink system.
On the other hand the instrument panel is brand new and includes a big screen in which data control tire pressure or fuel consumption variables, among many others unfold .
The new Malibu is larger and lighter, but also has more efficient turbo engines.
Among the new equipment, the new Chevrolet Malibu provides a novel system that brand called Teen Driver , whereby it is possible to control the use younger drivers They can give the vehicle.
Thus can eg ring system audio if the seat belt is not settled or issue An alert to overcome certain speed while integrates with the browser to leave seated on a log car journeys.
also has elements such as 10 airbags lane change warning, adaptive cruise control speed, traffic alerts back maneuvers, rear view camera, pedestrian detection, among many others .
Under the hood can place a turbocharged 1.5-liter produced 160 horses force. The propellant is associated with an automatic transmission six relations and combines with a system start & stop that maximizes energy efficiency.
But there is also a more powerful variant, which uses a 2.0-liter block, also with turbo and power 250 horsepower although in that case in conjunction with an automatic gearbox of eight gears .
also provides a hybrid variant using a 1.8 liter block , also turbocharged, a second electric motor, which combined develop horses 182 of force. The system allows the driver as purely power while are not exceeded 90 km / h.