Compare 1999 Chevrolet Malibu vs 1999 Buick Century

1999 Chevrolet Malibu
1999 Buick Century
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 22 30 $14,640 $16,000
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $17,348 $18,960
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $17,629 $18,855
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $18,505 $20,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,640
$17,629
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,000
$18,855
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$314 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.9 101.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.0 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 194.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 109.0
Liftover Height (in)
28.5 29.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.4 16.7
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 8.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 10.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 17.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 37.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3051 3340
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.4 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 4400 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LD9 L82
Displacement
2.4L/146 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5600 160 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.57
Trans Order Code
MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.29
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
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
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13 2.38
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Buick Century
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Tri-Link w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Lower control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32

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