Compare 2005 Buick Century vs 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

2005 Buick Century
2005 Chevrolet Malibu
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 24 35 $17,568 $19,200
4-Door Sedan LS 22 32 $19,457 $21,265
4-Door Sedan LT 22 32 $22,014 $24,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,166
$17,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,040
$19,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$320 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 188.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 57.5
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)
- TBD - 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.05 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 36
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 15.9
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3342 3174
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.63
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
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear
4-wheel Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent w/coil springs
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 -

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