2016 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T Review

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New 2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT

Intro

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T is a stylish mid size sedan which has lots of redefinitions turning to be the breakthrough for Malibu. In the past few years, Malibu was being taken for granted regarding to the quality of this model. Well, it has undergone several things and it is now born to compete with the other vehicles in the same classes, such as, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Ford Fusion and so on. Those are coming as the stylish mid size sedan as well. Here are the specifications of Malibu that you should know.

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Exterior Grille

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Exterior Full Rear and Side

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Exterior Full Front

Exterior

It remains stylish which can be seen on the chrome bumper just to give it a sporty and stylish metallic look on it. Meanwhile, the front has facelift with the fine lines on it. The front is designed larger than the rear which is shortly made. On the other hand, both rear and front are equipped with LED lamps. It comes in natural basic colors which creates the impressions of stylish look.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Exterior Full Front and Side

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Exterior Emblem Rear

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT 1.5T Turbocharged 1.5-Liter Engine

Engine

Regarding to the performance, it has 2.0 turbocharged which is able to deliver up to 250 horsepower with front wheel drive in 6 speed automatic transmission. It is V6 acceleration which makes it able to give great performance on the road.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Interior

Interior

The dashboard offers the sporty and luxury look wrapped in leather which the trim levels. It has firm lines on the dash with several consoles, such as navigation screen which is connected with 4G LTE and any features on it. In addition, it is the same as the steering wheel designed to be impressive with great handling design. In addition, the cab is designed more spacious. Moreover, the back passenger seats are designed with more legroom so it is able to accommodate three passengers on the back.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Interior Cockpit

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Interior Head Unit

2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT Interior Cargo

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

BASE PRICE $22,500
VEHICLE LAYOUT front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan
ENGINES
ENGINE TYPE turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection
DISPLACEMENT
  • 91 cu in, 1490 cc
  • Power: 163 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Torque: 184 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
BASIC DIMENSIONS
CURB WEIGHT 3159 lb
WHEELBASE 111.4 in
LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 193.8 x 73.0 x 57.7 in
PASSENGER VOLUME 103 cu ft
CARGO VOLUME 16 cu ft
PERFORMANCE DATA
0 – 60 MPH 8.0 sec
0 – 100 MPH 24.7 sec
Standing ┬╝-mile 16.4 sec @ 85 mph
Top speed 130 mph
FUEL DATA
FUEL ECONOMY EPA city/highway driving: 27/37 mpg

 

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5T Review | Tomas S | 4.5


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