The 2016 Chevrolet lineup features some of their most fuel efficient vehicles ever created. A quick glance through the lineup sees incredible mileage throughout or electric-hybrid engines.
Fuel economy isn’t the only concern when Chevrolet however. The entire lineup is littered with features and their wonderful OnStar system.
Chevrolet’s car lineup gives a glimpse of their future plans. People need to know that smaller and more fuel efficient cars are here to stay. The Volt proves that they are working very hard to provide ultra low emissions vehicles that are actually enjoyable to drive. This combination of utilitarian and fun is a perfect plan for the future of the company and their cars.
2016 Chevrolet Spark
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is a subcompact economic city car that comes standard with a five-speed manual transmission. The small four-cylinder engine offers 98 horsepower and a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It has an impressive fuel rating, with 41 miles per gallon on the highway. Like other Chevrolet vehicles, Spark comes with an optional entertainment system which can connect to your iPhone or Android smartphone to make calls, listen to music, or get directions. The 2016 Spark also offers safety features, including ten standard air bags, four-wheel antilock brakes, and a frame made of high-strength steel.
2016 Chevrolet Sonic
The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic is a subcompact car that comes as a sedan or four-door hatchback. It’s a sporty, well-styled car that comes in a wide variety of vibrant colors and the hatchback offers 47.7 cubic feet of interior space when rear seats are down. Buyers have the option of upgrading the standard 1.8-liter engine to a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine, which offers approximately 40 miles per gallon on the highway. Both engines offer 138 horsepower and front-wheel drive. A six-speed manual transmission comes standard. The Sonic has a wide range of safety features, including ten started airbags.
2016 Chevrolet Cruze
The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze is a compact sedan that comes with slick, aerodynamic design. It is a comfortable ride with a refined interior, including luxury upgrades such as a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, and sound protection. Upgrades also include a infotainment system that allows you to connect to a smartphone and use Wi-Fi to listen to music, navigate, or make calls. It comes standard with a 1.4-liter engine that gives it 153 horsepower and comes as a manual or standard six-speed transmission. It has a fuel rating of 42 miles per gallon on the highway, making it more fuel efficient than other models in the same class.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu
The Malibu is a mid-size family sedan that offers a sporty ride and upscale features. It is more spacious than the Spark, the Sonic, and the Cruze, and seats five comfortably, with plenty of leg room. The Malibu comes standard with a 160 horsepower, 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with a turbocharger but can be upgraded to a 250-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Both engines offer front-wheel drive and six-speed automatic transmissions and a fuel efficiency rating between 22 and 32 miles per gallon. It is also available as a 1.8-liter two-mode hybrid engine which offers 47 miles per gallon in the city and a Driver Efficiency Gauge to improve overall fuel economy through driving habits. The Malubu also comes with safety features, including Low Speed Front Automatic Braking and Lane Keep Assist, which alerts drivers when they drift out of their lane.
2016 Chevrolet Impala
The 2016 Chevrolet Impala is a sleek, full-size sedan that seats five. A V6 engine is available, though it comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that gets between 22 and 31 miles per gallon between city and highway driving. Safety features include a rear-view camera, ten standard air bags, and comes with the option of Side Blind Zone, Forward Collision, or Rear Cross Traffic Alerts, and Lane Departure Warning. The engine is equipped with noise-cancelling technology, which means the Impala is a quiet ride.
2016 Chevrolet Volt
The Volt is a hybrid electric car that offers a battery life of up to 53 electric miles and a complete range of 420 miles with a full charge and a full tank of glass. The Volt comes equipped with a 1.5-liter direct injected high-efficiency engine. It runs primarily on an electric charge, but switches to a gas-powered generator once the car’s battery has run out. The Power Flow screen allows the driver to track fuel and energy consumption and even reduce energy usage through driving habits. The car also offers numerous entertainment features, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as Chevrolet MyLink. It’s a safe ride, with available features including Lane Keep Assist and Forward Safety Awareness.