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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

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
4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 29 $16,251 $17,815
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 26 33 $16,251 $17,815
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 26 $17,389 $19,065
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 21 27 $17,389 $19,065
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 22 29 $17,962 $19,695
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic ES 20 26 $20,282 $22,245
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual ES 21 27 $20,282 $22,245
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,640
$16,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,000
$17,815
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$297 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 97.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 186.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 105.1
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 14.2
Brakes
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 9.00 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0 10.2 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P185/70HR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P185/70HR14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3051 2798
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4400 127 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LD9 NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 33
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.83
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.31
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Mazda 626
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent struts
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/twin links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/lower A-arms
 
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