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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 22 30 $19,764 $21,600
4-Door Sedan LT 22 30 $22,051 $24,100
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,764
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,600
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$267 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
41.0 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 100.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 186.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
22.8 14.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.63 x 0.55 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.02 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QPE NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QPE NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3458 3181
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 3200 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
LX9 NA
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5400 138 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.30
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.95
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Ind MacPherson Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.77 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Ind 4-link Independent

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