New features for the 2017 Chevy Malibu
There isn’t much for Chevrolet designers and engineers to change on the exterior of the 2017 Chevy Malibu. Coming off a radical redesign for last year which radically changed the overall shape of the car as well as knocked a few hundred pounds off of the car, the automaker decided to focus its new upgrades on technology. For the 2017 model year, the Chevy Malibu adds more efficiency, performance, connectivity and, most importantly, peace of mind. The new Chevy sedan has recently arrived to the Don Wheaton showroom. This makes it a good time to examine the new features for the 2017 Chevy Malibu.
What has changed for the 2017 Chevy Malibu?
[wrc_column grid=”2″ width=”1″ type=”start”]At the top of the list for new features for the 2017 Chevy Malibu is the introduction of the nine-speed automatic transmission. Paired with the available turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, the new gear changer strikes an ever better balance between offering spirited performance as well as maintaining some of the class’ top fuel consumption scores. Later in the production cycle of the 2017 Malibu, Chevy will be introducing a new sport package. More information on this new package will be released soon.[/wrc_column][wrc_column grid=”2″ width=”1″ type=”end”]Anyone who has been following the Don Wheaton Blog knows that we are in love with the level of connectivity available for the entire fleet of vehicles. For the new model year, Chevy has expanded the number of trims where smartphone integration with the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay suite of applications. This is capability can now be found on the lower end trims, LS and the base LT models.
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Few situations are more nerve-racking as when a new driver borrows the family car for the first time. Parents can have a little extra peace of mind thanks to the newly available Teen Driver system. Owners can program certain criteria into the system and receive a report of how the car was driven. Additionally, one of the most popular features is that the radio/audio system will remain muted until all of the seatbelts in the car are buckled properly.
If you would like to learn more about the new features for the 2017 Chevy Malibu, contact a Don Wheaton sales professional today.