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Compare 1999 Buick Regal vs 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LSE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 30 $19,942 $21,795
4-Door Sedan GS 18 27 $22,412 $24,495
4-Door Sedan LSE 19 30 $19,942 $21,795
4-Door Sedan GSE 18 27 $22,412 $24,495
4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 22 30 $14,640 $16,000
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,348 $18,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,942
$14,640
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,795
$16,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$267 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 52.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.8 98.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 190.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 107.0
Liftover Height (in) 29.8 28.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 69.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 16.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.3 10.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 36.3
Steering Type Variable-Effort Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3440 3051
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas L4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L36 LD9
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 5200 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Regal Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Control Arm w/Coil Springs
 
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