Compare 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx vs 2005 Mercury Sable

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
2005 Mercury Sable
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4-Door Sedan LS
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
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,640
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,465
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
41.0 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 102.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.3 108.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
187.8 199.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
22.8 16.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.63 x 0.55 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QPE NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QPE NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
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 3318
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 3200 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
LX9 N/A
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5400 153 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.77
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
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.54
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Mercury Sable
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Indep Quadralink

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