|2016 Malibu review|
The 2016 Malibu Hybrid is said to adopt 1.8L 4-cylinder direct-injection to join the Volt's slightly modified double-motor as the new drivetrain. It's estimated to generate 182-hp if both engines go conjunctly. Also, the next-generation Malibu Hybrid will feature a new EGHR (Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery) technology to help the engine during warming-up by effectively heating the cabin faster, especially in cold weather. The system is engineered to keep the fuel consumption more stable as well.
For the battery pack Malibu is likely to adopt a 80-cell (1.5-kWh) lithium ion. The battery pack, as its Hybrid power, approximately can hit up to 88 kilometers per hour or 55 mph going independently with the electric power. While the gasoline engine mechanically offers a higher speed.
Cutting up to 300 pounds down the 2016 Chevy Malibu is surely lighter than the current versions. The body size, however, is interestingly longer. Chevy has decided to repackage the Malibu's body structure, specially on the rear parts by adding more legroom for passengers as the significant changes.
|2016 Malibu battery|
It's kind of smart to assume that Chevrolet is actually pointing to the Accord Hybrid to bring in its Malibu Hybrid onto a head-to-head board - and it will be really happening if all of Chevy's numeral projections come into being. After all, new homework for the company might be how to drive buyers spontaneously think of its Malibu Hybrid. The car is scheduled to go on sale sometime this year and we now have just to wait for EPA's word and finally the pricing.