2016 Chevrolet Silverado – Release Date and Review

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Release Date, Price, Interior, Engine – Undoubtedly, the new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and its previous versions has seen a lot of positive changes, which is a step in the right direction considering how the entire full-size pickup truck segment is evolving. The release date for the new Silverado truck should be anticipated to be during the 2nd Q of next year, according to credible sources privy to Chevrolet.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado side angle, alloy wheels

We can all reminisce how the Chevy Silverado truck received lots of improvements last year. Next year’s truck, although lacking in significant changes, will be redesigned, making impressive power gains, fuel efficiency and an all-round refinement. This newest truck promises tons of impressive capabilities and strengths most buyers are allured with and expect from a full-size Chevy trucks. It comes with considerable hauling and towing capabilities and tons of available configurations.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado
2016 Chevrolet Silverado

However, what sets the current generation from its forebears is a well-built and comfortable interior and an overall perfect daily driving experience. Nothing trendy about the interior design once you step inside the Silverado, but there is plenty of free space almost everywhere, especially in the prevalent crew cab body style, and the materials used are of top quality.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado rear view, alloy wheels, taillights and tailpipe

The new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado will also have to contend with other vehicles for a piece of the segment. One of our top picks is the Ram 1500, which offers a refined driving experience and a well-trimmed cabin, too. Another potential rival is the Ford F-150, which comes with a light-weight body and an impressive V6 engine.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Exterior Body Styles & Interior Reviews

The new 2016 Chevrolet Silverado is a full-size pickup available in a variety of cargo/cab-bed configurations in both two-and-four-wheel drive. The available body styles include the regular cab, crew cab and extended (“Double”) cab.

According to industry rumors, the regular cabs can be had with either the 8.2-foot or the 6.5-foot bed. Extended cabs are only available with the 6.5-foot standard bed, while crew cabs can be had with either a 6.5 foot or a 5.75-foot bed.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado front
2016 Chevrolet Silverado front

Furthermore, just like in the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, the regular cabs comes in either Work Truck, LS, and LT trims, while the extended cabs come in WT (Work Truck), LT, LS and LTZ trims. Finally, the crew cab comes with all of the above variants, plus the top-of-the-line High Country and Z71 trims.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado exterior, red color, side view, alloy wheels

The Work Truck will most likely come fitted with tinted glass, 17-inch steel wheels, air-conditioning, power door locks, cruise control, a tilt-only steering column, rubber floor covering, vinyl seating, a four-speaker FM/ AM sound system with auxiliary and USB inputs and a 40/20/40-split front bench seat. The LS should add chrome bumpers and grille, stainless steel finish wheels, power and heated mirrors, power windows, deep-tinted glass, keyless entry, OnStar, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and an upgraded MyLink audio system with a, satellite radio, Pandora radio, 4.2-inch color display a CD player and voice control functionality.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado back
2016 Chevrolet Silverado back

Striding up to the LT should add an “E-Z” lift/lower tailgate, a chrome grille insert, alloy wheels, carpeting, cloth upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with six speakers for the audio system, and audio controls.

The LTZ piles on remote starting, chrome plated 18-inch alloy wheels, power folding mirrors, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a power sliding rear window, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 110-volt power outlet, a rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated eight-way power driver, leather upholstery, and passenger front seats with driver seat memory settings, two-way adjustable lumbar, and an eight-inch touchscreen display for the MyLink interface.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado interior
2016 Chevrolet Silverado interior

Adding to the LTZ features, the High Country also contains 20-inch wheels, a unique grille, front and rear parking sensors, a spray-on bedliner, a Bose audio system, cargo box tie-downs, ventilated front seats and ten-way power front seats.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado steering wheel, front and rear leather seats, interior

The Z71 trim, which is available for both the LTZ and LT models, features off-road-oriented hardware such as special a heavy-duty air cleaner, shock absorbers, hill descent control, recovery hooks, underbody shields, and a few unique interior and exterior styling tweaks.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado rear view, trunk

Another option group should include the Driver Alert package that comprises forward collision alert, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors and a safety alert seat. There are also the All Star Edition, Custom Sport and Texas Edition option packages, whose highlights include 20-inch wheels, remote starting, a rearview camera, a power driver seat, and unique badging.

Engine Specs – 2016 Chevy Silverado

There will be two engine choices for buyers. A 285 hp and 305 pounds of torque 4.3L V6 engine, which comes paired with a 6-speed auto transmission system. The other option is a 5.3L V8 standard on the LTZ trims and capable of cranking out 335 horsepower and 383 pounds of torque.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado engine

The engine will come paired to a 6-speed auto transmission system. When properly equipped, the vehicle will be capable of towing up to 11,500 lbs.

Specifications 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 Regular Cab

Wheelbase: 119 in
Length: 205.6 in
Width: 80 in
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: N/A ft³
Curb weight: 4550 lb
Top Speed: 100 mph
0-60: 5,7 sec
MPG: 18/24 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Autumn Bronze Metallic, Black, Deep Ocean Blue Metallic, Red Hot, Silver Ice Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, Slate Grey Metallic, Summit White and Tungsten Metallic
Towing Capacity: 11,500 lbs

Price & Date Of Release For the New 2016 Chevy Silverado

2016 Chevrolet Silverado front view, exterior, headlights and grille

We should expect the amazing truck to hit dealership stores anywhere during the first half of 2016. The pricing, according to well-placed sources, should be around $30,000.

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2016 Mazda 3 – Release Date, Specs & Info

2016 Mazda Release Date, Review, Interior, Price – If at all you view yourself as a car enthusiast, you should ready yourself to take a 2016 Mazda 3 test drive once it is released. The vehicle is known for its reliability, fuel economy and overall value. This compact sedan is built purposely for those who love to drive hard and fast. Although, most modern compact cars meet those standards. However, if you hope for some extra personality, you’ll certainly want to consider checking out the new 2016 Mazda 3.

2016 Mazda 3 front view, exterior, headlights and grille

First, the fresh Mazda 3 has consistently been a great choice for any compact-car shopper who loves the art of driving dynamics. Sharp steering, well-tuned suspension, strong acceleration and well-appointed interior make the 3 a truly come-alive whenever you desire it to, even if it’s simply zipping around the city for errands.

2016 Mazda 3 view
2016 Mazda 3 view

The Mazda 3 can also seem special in other ways as well. The exterior design has a distinctive yet stylish look to it, and Mazda offers plenty of advanced features that lack on other small cars, including but not limited to collision-mitigation technology, cruise control and heads-up display.

2016 Mazda 3 side view, exterior, taillights and tailpipe

What I personally like about the Mazda 3, though, is that it is able to do all this while having favorable fuel efficient ratings and being inexpensive at the same time. Despite the company concealing crucial info, we look forward to a great car that lacks most of the 2015 Mazda 3 flaws, which included bumpy and noisy highway speeds, and inadequate interior space.

In overall, the 2016 Mazda 3 should be a great vehicle going by what is being speculated within the industry. Close competitors include Ford Focus, which comes with plenty of high-tech options. Others include Kia Forte, Honda Civic and Volkswagen Golf.

Exterior Colors & Interior Photos – 2016 Mazda 3

The new 2016 Mazda 3 will certainly be available in either a 4-door sedan or hatchback body configuration. Both models should be available in 3i and 3s trims that are broken into sub-trims.

2016 Mazda 3 front
2016 Mazda 3 front

The standard SV, should among other things come fitted with a height-adjustable driver seat, full power accessories, Bluetooth audio connectivity, voice controls, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a folding rear seat, and a four-speaker sound system with iPod and USB intergrations.

2016 Mazda 3 back
2016 Mazda 3 back

All other Mazda 3 variants should be available on both the sedan and hatchback body styles. The 3i Sport should come fiited with a 7-inch touchscreen display with a knob-based controller interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and smartphone-enabled Internet radio.

2016 Mazda 3 side angle, red color, exterior, alloy wheels

The 3i Touring models minuses the CD player but should add foglights, a rear spoiler, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 16″ wheela, a blind-spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alerts, a rear-seat center armrest, and a rearview camera. The optional Touring Technology package adds dual-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof, and a navigation system.

2016 Mazda 3 interior
2016 Mazda 3 interior

Those features should come standard on the 3i Grand Touring, along with heated front seats, leather upholstery, a six-way power driver seat, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

The 3s Touring should come fitted like the 3i Grand Touring but adds 18-inch alloy wheels, more powerful engine, and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

2016 Mazda 3 interior cabin, front and rear seats

The 3s Grand Touring should add automatic wipers, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, leather upholstery and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The Technology package for the 3s Grand Touring includes active grille shutters, a forward collision/mitigation warning, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, the i-ELOOP regenerative braking system, and a lane-departure warning system.

2016 Mazda 3 trunk

Engine Specs – 2016 Mazda 3

The 2016 Mazda 3, just like the previous model, will be powered by a 2L 4-cylinder engine capable of generating 155 hp and 150 pounds of torque. The power will be responsible for driving the front wheels via the 6-speed manual transmission system or an optional 6-speed auto.

2016 Mazda 3 engine

The other engine speculated to be provided, will be a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine capable of cranking out 184 horsepower and 185 pounds of torque. Similarly, it will be provided with a choice of either a 6-speed auto or manual transmission system. In both the sedan and hatchback, a 2.5L engine paired to a manual transmission will be availed. The 2015 Mazda 3 model was capable of generating 25/37/29 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

2016 Mazda 3 engine view

Specifications

Wheelbase: 106.3 in
Length: 180.3 in
Width: 70.7 in
Passenger volume: 96 cu ft
Cargo volume: 12 cu ft
Curb weight: 2883 lb
Top Speed: 130 mph
0-60: 7.5 sec
MPG: 25/37 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Blue Reflex Mica, Deep Crystal Blue Mica, Jet Black Mica, Liquid Silver Metallic, Meteor Gray Mica, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Soul Red Metallic, Titanium Flash Mica
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Price & Release Date – 2016 Mazda 3

The forthcoming new 2016 Mazda 3 should be expected to hit showrooms sometime mid-next year. The base price for the vehicle should be around $18,000, which isn’t a significant increase from the previous model.

2016 Mazda 3 release date
2016 Mazda 3 release date

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2016 Kia Soul – Release Date, News and Rumors

2016 Kia Soul Release Date, Colors, Price, Interior – For starters, you might find the Kia Soul for 2016 and all Kia’s before it difficult to categorize. You might think, is some sort of a hatchback? Some kind of a small crossover? Whatever your assumption, the Kia always appeals to a majority of people.

2016 Kia Soul 
2016 Kia Soul

Practically, the Soul comes with lots of generous features, both on the base and premium trims alike. Its cabin is as comfortable as many top-rated brands like Audi. It also offers intuitive controls, spacious rooms, and a user-friendly environment. The vehicle is suitable for running daily errands, too.

2016 Kia Soul side view, yellow color, exterior, alloy wheels

Those with lesser priorities will most probably find themselves endeared to the car’s unique-looking exterior design, which is representative of the buoyant substitute to the vehicle’s more aesthetic-looking rivalry. This is definitely factual if you were to compare the Kia side to side to classic sub-compact vehicles like the Chevrolet Sonic and Ford Fiesta. Also, the 2016 Kia Soul comes as a groovy substitute to vehicles such as the Mazda 3 and Honda Civic models, or smaller crossovers like the Sportage and Nissan Juke.

2016 Kia Soul rear view, green color, alloy wheels, taillights and tailpipe

Despite the long list of alternatives mentioned above, the 2016 Kia Soul should be a darling to many.

Exterior Colors & Interior Reviews – 2016 Kia Soul

Just as before, we expect the vehicle to be provided with three trim models: base, +, and! And comes as a four-door hatchback with a seating capacity of five people.

2016 Kia Soul front angle, yellow color, headlights and alloy wheels

The base model” list of standard features include cloth upholstery, six speaker premium radio, cruise control, air conditioning, keyless entry, full power accessories, 16” wheels, driver memory settings, Bluetooth audio connectivity, satellite radio, roof rack mounting points, keyless ignition and rear privacy glass.

2016 Kia Soul  front
2016 Kia Soul  front

The 2016 Kia Soul+ adds upgraded cloth upholstery, more powerful engine, center armrests, cruise control, 17” alloy wheels, a cargo cover, 12V power outlet, and keyless entry.

2016 Kia Soul  back
2016 Kia Soul  back

Available on both the 2016 Kia Soul Base and Soul + is the Uvo eServices package which comes chock full of internet radio, geo-fencing, voice control, speed alert, a rear view camera, automatic headlights and foglights.

When fully fitted with the Uvo eServices, the 2016 Kia Soul Plus is entitled to a couple of optional packages. Chief among them is the Audio package, which comes with leather wrapped steering wheel, a navigation system, an 8” touchscreen, simulated leather cabin trim, automatic climate control, HD radio, upgraded Infiniti audio system, and metallic interior accents.

2016 Kia Soul interior, leather seats, steering wheel

The Primo package adds foglights, leather upholstery, LED interior lighting, keyless entry and ignition, rear outboard seats, heated steering wheel, inclining driver seats, power lumbar support, and panoramic roof.

2016 Kia Soul  interior
2016 Kia Soul  interior

Moving up the trim food chain is the 2016 Kia Soul Exclamation which adds auto dimming rear view camera, a leather wrapped steering wheel, chrome interior accents, LED daytime running lights, gearshift knob, power folding mirrors, 18” wheels, upgraded leather upholstery, and Uvo eServices package.

Most assuredly, the new Kia Soul for 2016 will come with some of the finest styling details and modern appeal. Its cabin offers a seamless combination of function and form unrivaled by very few cars in its segment. Driver’s controls and gauges are logically placed and are intuitive to use.

2016 Kia Soul trunk, cargo space

Engine Specs – 2016 Kia Soul

The FWD 2016 Kia Soul will, as before, be offered several powertrains. The 2016 Kia Soul base model will come fitted with a 1.6L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine capable of making 130 hp and 118 pounds of torque. The 6-speed auto transmission system is provided as a standard feature while an available AWD should be provided as an option, according to credible records.

The 2016 Kia Soul’s EPA ratings haven’t been provided as yet, however, last year’s ratings should provide us with the basis to lay our 2016 assumptions on. The 2015 Kia Soul EPA ratings are 24/30/26 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

2016 Kia Soul engine

The Soul Plus models will most likely feature a 2L 4-cylinder engine capable of yielding a fit 164 horsepower and 151 pounds of torque.

The safety of the Kia hasn’t been left to the dogs and will encompass some of these features: antilock disc brakes, a rear view camera, stability control, active front wheels, traction control, side curtain airbags, and hill-start assist.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 101.2 in
Length: 163 in
Width: 70.9 in
Passenger volume: 101 ft³
Cargo volume: 24.2 ft³
Curb weight: 2744 lbs
Top Speed: 115 mph
0-60: 9,1 sec
MPG: 24/30 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Alien II, Bright Silver, Clear White and Shadow Black
Towing Capacity: N/A

Price & Release Date – 2016 Kia Soul

2016 Kia Soul front view, green color, headlights and grille

The base model of the 2016 Kia Soul should be expected to cost around $16,000. Expect the vehicle to be unveiled before the fall of the year. The price isn’t a significant increase from the previous model, which should therefore, make it competitive.

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