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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 CE Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 23 31 $14,568 $16,448
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 23 30 $15,277 $17,248
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual CE 20 28 $17,103 $19,308
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 30 $17,446 $19,928
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 30 $19,152 $21,878
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 28 $19,469 $22,238
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 28 $21,088 $24,088
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,155
$14,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,470
$16,448
Monthly Payment Estimate
$258 / month
$274 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 96.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 105.2
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 24.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 188.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 14.1
Brakes
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 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D14 P195/70R14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3051 2998
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 103 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 582
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 147 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LD9 NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 133 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA 3.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.96
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Toyota Camry
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
 
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