Compare 2003 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2003 Buick Regal

2003 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Buick Regal
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $16,538 $18,075
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $18,826 $20,575
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 19 29 $22,175 $24,235
4-Door Sedan GS 17 27 $25,835 $28,235
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,538
$22,175
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,075
$24,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$404 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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)
98.6 102
Second Hip Room (in)
52.0 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 58.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 196.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 109.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.3 16.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.8 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 17
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 37.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable-Effort Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3106 3438
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 102
Engine
Displacement
3.1L/191 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5200 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 4000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LG8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
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 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.568
Trans Order Code
MX0 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.921
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Buick Regal
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport

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