Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car, which was originally launched in 1964. Until 1983, there were three generations made and then after fourteen years of brake, fifth-generation model finally came in 1997. This car is currently in its eight generation, which came in 2012 and there are indications that company already works on new, ninth-generation model, which should come already as 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. These speculations are not present without good reason. The testing mule has been spotted in Germany and, according to the spy photos, we will see many novelties on new Malibu.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu redesign
New model has been spotted. Although it is still in the phase of development, some details are already clear. The most notable thing on 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is its change in size. Thanks to new GM’s platform, it will be not only longer but also wider and lower, which will give additional boost to its sports appearance. New model will come with new visual appearance. It will get new look, which will include completely new front fascia and bumper and also with many changes at the rear end like new exhaust tips and taillights. The rest of the car is still pretty much unknown because 2016 Chevy Malibu test model still wears a camouflage.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu new engines possibilities
Information about engines for 2016 Chevy Malibu is still unavailable. Current model uses several 4-cylinder and one V6 unit, while European market version is also available with diesel engine. The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will definitely come with some new-generation engines, but exact details are still unknown. It is also unknown which of current engines will be replaced and which will stay. The 6-speed automatic transmission will probably remain. The 2016 Chevy Malibu will be offered only in front-wheel drive variant.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu release date and price
Although it is still confirmed, it is expected that 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will come in the end of 2015. Price will definitely be in wide range, depending on features, but it is expected that base model will go around 24.000 dollars. Models like Ford Fusion and Opel Insignia are considered as potential rivals of 2016 Malibu.