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 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
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 15.9
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QGY QMR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LG8 L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
Transmission
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 3.63
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-wheel Ind MacPherson

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