Compare 2003 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2003 Honda Accord Sedan

2003 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Honda Accord Sedan
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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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Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,228 $15,800
Automatic DX 24 33 $14,947 $16,600
Manual LX 26 34 $17,238 $19,200
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,508 $19,450
Automatic LX 24 33 $18,002 $20,000
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 33 $18,227 $20,250
Manual EX 26 34 $19,440 $21,600
Automatic EX 24 33 $20,159 $22,400
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $20,608 $22,900
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 33 $21,327 $23,700
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,405 $24,900
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 33 $23,124 $25,700
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,538
$14,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,075
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$263 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.6 102.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
52.0 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 189.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.3 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
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 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 17.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 36.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3106 2989
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 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.1L/191 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5200 160 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 4000 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LG8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.147
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.659
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.769
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.872
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.267
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone

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