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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan N/A N/A $14,155 $15,470
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $16,643 $18,190
4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $15,335 $16,945
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,326 $19,145
4-Door Sedan LTZ 20 29 $17,792 $19,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,155
$15,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,470
$16,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 100.5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 200.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 107.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 15.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.5 x 1.04
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.8 x 1.8 8.86 x 1.77
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.60
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D14 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3051 3360
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 12.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 103 100
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 160 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LD9 L82
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.57
Trans Order Code MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet Lumina
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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