2013 Chevrolet Malibu’s turbo
2013 Chevrolet Malibu’s turbo
The new 2.5L Ecotec engine Chevrolet Malibu 2013 debut vehicle midsize sedan this summer is one of the most powerful naturally aspirated 4-cylinder engine in the segment of medium-sized cars, surpassing the output of the new Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry . He will be joined in the fall with a new Ecotec 2.0L turbo engine, delivering more than the previous V-6 offers a Malibu.
Chevrolet Malibu 2.5L Ecotec provides SAE certified 197 horsepower (147 kW) and 191 lb.-ft. of torque (259 Nm) - the highest torque of any naturally aspirated four-cylinder segment. And compared to the competition, which offers more than 19 hp (14 kW) and 21 lb-ft more torque (28 Nm) and the 2012 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L I4 engine and 27 hp (20 kW) and 21 lb-ft (28 nm) as the new 2013 Ford Fusion 2.5L 4 cylinder.
The Ecotec 2.0L turbo is SAE certified at 259 hp (193 kW) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (353 Nm). Its maximum torque is maintained from 1,700 to 5,500 rpm - a range that provides an immediate feeling of power in all driving conditions and produces performance 0-60 in 6.3 seconds.
The new engines feature direct injection for better fuel efficiency and more power, and to promote the performance of Chevrolet Malibu in the world. Both will be available in the United States, Canada, Israel and other markets, to complete a diversified portfolio of North American powertrain, which also includes the segment exclusive eAssist ™ fuel-saving Malibu Eco. Combines Start-Stop technology with energy recovery and a lightweight lithium-ion battery to provide an electric impulse in certain conditions, offer a GM estimated 25 mpg city 37 mpg on the highway. This is better than any other fuel economy hybrid midsize sedan currently unavailable.
"The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu is the latest entry in the growing car Chevrolet global portfolio, which has been almost completely redesigned range in the last 15 months," said Chris Perry, vice president of Global Chevrolet Marketing. "We Chevys have sold 4.76 million worldwide in 2011 - one every 6.5 seconds - and the new Malibu will help us develop the brand worldwide further this year, to be presented for the first time many markets. "
The 2013 Chevy Malibu is the first midsize sedan from Chevrolet Global and eventually be sold in nearly 100 countries on six continents. Already on sale in South Korea and China, with sales this year in over 70 countries, including Canada, Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East, Africa and other countries in Asia and the Pacific.
The new Chevrolet Malibu has been designed to be the most refined sedan Chevrolet ever and is built on an award-winning global architecture can provide greater confidence, responsive driving experience and connected. The body structure is 20 percent stiffer for a more solid feel, quietness and quality.
Inside - the 2013 Malibu offers:
Against 1.5 inch (38 mm) over the shoulder
3.5 inches (89 mm) wheelbase
Against 2.7 inch (68 mm) more hip
Rear 2.8 inch (71 mm) more hip
More space in the trunk of a cubic foot (28 liters) more
About 4 cubic feet (113 liters) of additional interior volume EPA.
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Driving Experience is also enhanced with Chevrolet MyLink, a completely new infotainment in the car that offers customers a high level of wireless connectivity and custom options infotainment while relying on the safety and security of OnStar. MyLink is safe and easy to use. It adds stereo audio streaming and wireless control of smartphones, building on the voice control Bluetooth hands-free kit is already offered in most Chevrolet vehicles.