Compare 2004 Buick Century vs 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

2004 Buick Century
2004 Chevrolet Malibu
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $19,960 $21,815
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $17,174 $18,770
4-Door Sedan LS 23 32 $19,004 $20,770
4-Door Sedan LT 23 32 $21,292 $23,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,960
$17,174
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,815
$18,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$364 / month
$313 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 101.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 188.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 9.05 x 1.57
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 38
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3342 3174
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
102 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LG8 L61
Displacement
3.1L/191 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5200 145 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 1.62
Trans Order Code
MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-wheel Ind MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear
4-wheel Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent w/coil springs

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