The 10 Best Midsize Cars of 2016

2. 2016 Chevrolet Malibu

What’s New?

The 2016 model has been fully redesigned – the 2016 Malibu is set to cut through the tedium in the world of midsize family cars. The car interior has a rear seat which spacious giving you a a lot more leg room than previous models. The materials and design are also overall leading to an very luxurious and upscale look. It’s an ideal family car and the fuel efficiency allows your dollar to go a lot further than before.

Exterior Design

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is offered in 4 trim levels, the LS, L, Premier and LT. The LT is again divided into the 1LT and 2LT. The L trim level comes with 16 inch alloy wheels while the LS model comes with automatic headlights, a rear view camera and 16 inch wheels. The 1LT sub trim comes with 17 inch wheels, heated mirrors, LED daytime running mirrors and rear climate vents.

Interior Design and Technology

Unlike its predecessor, the 2016 model is much sleeker. Apart from having a well-appointed and exceedingly attractive cabin, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu boasts of newly designed dashboard together with a set of gauges. The Gauges have been given a more modern look while the climate controls display a little bit of knack.

Engine and Fuel Efficiency

As an all-wheel drive, the 2016 model is offered with a 6 speed automatic transmission system and a 1.5l 4-cylinder engine which is rated at 160 horsepower and 184 pound per feet of torque. The EPA fuel economy for the Chevrolet Malibu is rated at 31mpg combined i.e 27 city and 37 highway.


The 2016 model comes with stability and traction control, anti-disk brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and rear side bags. An OnStar Telematics system is also offered as standard.

Posted on April 10, 2017