2016 Chevrolet Malibu Features


2016 Chevrolet Malibu at Ontario Motor Sales

First things first, forget everything you once thought about the Chevy Malibu. The fully redesigned 2016 Malibu will absolutely knock your socks off! Bow tie to bow tie this mid-size sedan has never before been more polished, efficient, and completely connected. Smartly designed for comfort and functionality the Malibu’s spacious interior provides ample rear legroom. You will ride in comfort with available plush leather seating, Bose surround sound, and heated/ventilated seats. With 8 available interior fabrics you will choose how to colour your world!

The Malibu has trimmed down in more ways than one! It has toned it’s physique by shedding an astounding 300 lbs. Most importantly the price of the Malibu is leaner. The base model is priced at $23,495 which is $800 less than the base 2015 model. This alone makes the Malibu an exceptional choice for your next vehicle. The Malibu is offered in four new trim levels; L, LS, LT, and Premier. The LS model is now equipped with Chevrolet MyLink, OnStar’s 4G WI-FI hotspot, a rearview camera, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Technology to Tantalize

The Malibu will tease you with the abundance of technology it offers to keep you connected and entertained. Technologies like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, wireless charging, and your own Wi-Fi hotspot were designed to accommodate both your daily commute and those longer road trips. Chevrolet MyLink keeps you connected with Bluetooth on an interactive screen that is comparable to an IPad. The introduction of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto sweeten the deal by allowing you to interact with your favourite apps, maps, weather, music, and contacts in an extremely accessible way. An available wireless charging station ensures that you will never be without your favourite device. The Malibu was first in its class to offer OnStar’s 4G LTE WIFI hotspot, allowing you to connect up to 7 devices to the internet no matter where your journey is headed.




2016 Chevrolet Malibu Interior Options

Malibu goes Turbo!

The Malibu is brought to life with an exuberant 1.5 L turbocharged Ecotec engine that performs with authority. With a fuel rating of 6.3 L/100 km’s on the highway, the Malibu extends your fuel economy allowing you to go significantly farther for less. On higher trim levels you move to a 2.0 L turbo Ecotec engine which kicks out an impressive 250 HP. The turbocharged feature allows the Malibu to be responsive and makes acceleration on hills and highways a breeze. Offered with an 8 speed automatic transmission, the transition of gears will be smooth and effortless. For the efficiency minded, the Malibu Hybrid returns with a 1.8 L hybrid engine that offers an unprecedented 4.9 L/100 KMs city fuel consumption rating.

Extraordinarily Efficient

The Malibu was engineered for efficiency, employing several technologies designed specifically to reduce your fuel consumption. With an Ecotec engine paired with direct injection and variable valve timing, the Malibu makes every effort to diminish spending at the pump. The Malibu is equipped with stop/start technology, which enables your engine to shut off when you are idling in order to conserve fuel; and seamlessly restart when you take your foot off the brake. All of these technologies significantly impact your fuel economy and make the 2016 Malibu the most efficient yet! If you want to make your efficiency go further then discover the Malibu Hybrid! With a 4.9 L/100 KM rating in the city this Hybrid offers outstanding fuel savings. The Hybrid also features a Driver Efficiency Gauge that gives you feedback on your driving habits in an effort to maximize your fuel efficiency.

Safety that Surround You

Let’s not forget about safety. The Malibu goes the distance in ensuring you are surrounded by an array of safety technologies that will keep you and your family safe on the roads. With available prevention technologies including low speed front auto braking and lane keep assist, you can take comfort knowing they will step in when needed. Not only is it equipped with 10 standard airbags, the Malibu also offers a 360 degree sensor system that will adjust the inflation rate depending on the severity of a collision. Other technologies working for your safety include:
  • Side blind zone alert
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front/rear park assist
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Rear camera, and
  • OnStar Emergency Response
Keenly designed to accommodate those new drivers in your family, the Malibu offers ingenious Teen Driver technology. This allows you to monitor your young driver in order to help them develop safe and responsible driving habits. After all, we put training wheels on their bikes, why not on their car?

Not your Aunt Betsy’s “Bu”!

After a full body makeover the Malibu has found new confidence and flaunts it with attitude and style! There is no doubt about it, the new 2016 Malibu is certainly not the car your Aunt Betsy drove! This Malibu has shed some pounds, added sweet curves, and enhanced its features inside and out. Gone are the days of keeping your Malibu in the garage only to take out for errands. Now you will be looking for reasons to go out, and intentionally leaving it parked in your driveway for all the neighbours to envy! So whether you are new to the family sedan scene or looking to rekindle an old romance, the 2016 Malibu will exceed your expectations.

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