Malibu Hybrid Estimated to Reach 4.9 L/100km in City Driving

Posted on 02. Apr, 2015 by in GM Canada


Malibu Hybrid Estimated to Reach 4.9 L/100km in City Driving

New sedan projected to offer shred unrivalled 5.0 L/100km combined

2015-04-01

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NEW YORK (Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015) –The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, that uses record from a Chevrolet Volt, will offer a General Motors-estimated 4.9 L/100km city, 5.2 L/100km highway – and 5.0 L/100km combined, unrivalled in a segment, GM President Dan Ammann announced today.

Ammann done a proclamation during an International Motoring Press Association breakfast before a 2016 Malibu was to be denounced during a New York International Auto Show.

“Fuel potency is critical to a customers, generally in a midsize shred and with an estimated 4.9 L/100km city rating, a Malibu Hybrid delivers,” Ammann said.

An all-new direct-injection 1.8L 4-cylinder engine corresponding to a two-motor expostulate section somewhat mutated from a 2016 Chevrolet Volt expostulate section powers a Malibu Hybrid. The expostulate section provides additional appetite to support a engine during acceleration, for 182 horsepower (136 kW) of sum complement power.

An 80-cell, 1.5 kWh lithium-ion battery container provides electric appetite to a Hybrid system. The modernized lithium-ion formed chemistry can appetite a Malibu hybrid during adult to 88 kilometres per hour on electricity alone. The gasoline-powered engine will automatically come on during aloft speeds and high loads when required to yield additional power.

Besides a Volt expostulate unit, a Malibu Hybrid also shares appetite wiring and a blended regenerative braking system, that provides limit kinetic appetite liberation during braking to be stored into a battery complement to assistance say charge.

The Malibu Hybrid will be made in Kansas City, Kansas, during a Fairfax Assembly plant from globally sourced parts. It is due in Chevrolet play showrooms in open 2016.

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