2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Richmond KY
You’ve never seen a hybrid car quite like this. The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid offers everything you’ve come to know and love about the Chevy Malibu and added an 80-cell, 1.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that can power the 2017 Malibu Hybrid by itself up to 55 miles per hour. And once you exceed that speed, a 1.8-liter Inline 4-cylinder engine takes over. The engine not only provides 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft. of torque, but it gets an astonishing 49 miles per gallon in the city and 43 miles per gallon on the highway. The new Malibu Hybrid also features a regenerative braking system which provides maximum kinetic energy recovery during braking to be stored in the battery system to help maintain charge.
The Chevy Malibu Hybrid also includes a number of new features for the 2017 model year, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the new Teen Driver system. This system allows parents to set controls and review their teen’s driving habits to encourage safe driving. Three new exterior color options – artic blue metallic, pepperdust metallic and Cajun red tintcoat – are also now available.
|160 Horsepower||Apple CarPlay||Ten Airbags|
|184 lb-ft. Torque||Android Auto||Rear-Vision Camera|
|49 City MPG||Teen Driver System||StabiliTrak Control System|
|43 Highway MPG||Push-Button Start w/Keyless Entry||Available Driver Confidence Package|
2017 Chevy Malibu Hybrid New Safety and Driver Assistance Features
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid’s powertrain system is quite impressive, as we’ve already told you and as you can see from the table above. But the 2017 Malibu Hybrid is also packed to the brim with new safety and driver assistance features that help make it one of the safest vehicles on the road, such as a standard rear-vision camera, the standard StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, all-speed traction control, the hill hold system and ten standard airbags.
A Driver Confidence Package is also available, which includes city-speed front automatic braking, front pedestrian braking, IntelliBeam automatic high-beam control, front and rear park assist, side blind zone alert with lane change alert, lane keep assist, following distance indicator, forward collision alert and rear cross-traffic alert.
If you’d like to know more about everything the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu brings to the table, just reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Jack Burford Chevy staff here in Richmond, KY. Their sole purpose is making sure you have all the information you need to make an informed purchase.