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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 22 30 $19,640 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LT 22 30 $22,518 $24,610
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,640
$20,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,465
$22,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 41.0 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106 101.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.3 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 187.8 194.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.8 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.63 x 0.55 10.8 x 1.3
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.8 x 1.3
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
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QPE QGY
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code QPE QGY
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3458 3342
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 - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3200 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LX9 LG8
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5400 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.921
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
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) 2.14 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.568
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Buick Century
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-wheel
 
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