The North American based car manufacturer Chevrolet has recently announced that the Malibu Eco model will be hitting the United States dealers.
After a long wait for its future customers and not only, the new Chevrolet Malibu in its Eco version is currently on its way to dealerships across the United States. According to the car manufacturer, the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu Eco has a starting price of 25.995 USD and this model might be just what the company needed, after the whole Volt incident. The 2013 Chevy Malibu is the vehicle of new model to hit the North American dealers.
As a reminder, the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is powered by a basic 2.4 liter Ecotec direct injection four-cylinder engine, which is mated to General Motors’ eAssist battery electric/gas propulsion system. The eAssist is using a lithium-ion battery pack and an electric motor which enables regenerative braking, start / stop functions and electric assist. GM says that the 2013 Malibu Eco’s engine is developing a total output of 182 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, with another 15 horsepower available from the electric power. The vehicle’s engine is sending power to the wheels through a new six-speed automatic transmission.