The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Performance Specs
If you’re looking for more capabilities and better fuel economy from a midsize car, then reading about the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu performance specs is sure to spark your interest. This family sedan is offered with a pair of turbocharged engine options, as well as a hybrid powertrain, with output topping out at 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque on the largest turbocharged engine and fuel economy topping out at an EPA-estimated 47 mpg city and 46 mpg highway on the Malibu Hybrid. Read more about each powertrain option, and take the Malibu for a spin near Cincinnati at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence.
Turbo 1.5L Four-Cylinder
Standard on the first three trim levels in the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu lineup is a turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine that comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and makes 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. With the help of a standard stop/start system that turns the vehicle off while it’s idling, this powertrain gets an EPA-estimated 36 mpg highway and 27 mpg city.
Turbo 2.0L Four-Cylinder
The top trim in the Malibu lineup comes with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a hefty nine-speed automatic transmission. This system combines to put out 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque while still getting a respectable 33 mpg highway and 22 mpg city, according to EPA estimates.
Those looking to truly optimize fuel economy without sacrificing power will probably want to have a look at the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid. This model gets its power from a hybrid powertrain based on the one found on the Chevrolet Volt. It’s a 1.8L four-cylinder engine and an electric motor with a hybrid battery pack. Combined, this system produces 182 hp and a commanding 277 lb-ft of torque, making it one of the more powerful hybrid sedans on the market today. Fuel economy is also outstanding for a vehicle of this size, with EPA estimates of 47 mpg city and 46 mpg highway.
Find Out How the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Performs on the Road
The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu performance specs look really good on paper, but just wait until you get behind the wheel. The Malibu is responsive, comfortable, and incredibly fun to drive for a midsize family sedan. You can find it on sale now with the engine and trim of your choice at Tom Gill Chevrolet. You’ll find us a short distance from Cincinnati at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. We invite you to contact our staff online or give us a call at (855) 977-0189 with questions about the new Malibu, or stop by the dealership anytime to set up a test drive!