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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $17,174 $18,770
4-Door Sedan LS 23 32 $19,004 $20,770
4-Door Sedan LT 23 32 $21,292 $23,270
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,318 $15,900
Automatic DX 24 34 $15,037 $16,700
Manual LX 26 34 $17,373 $19,300
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,598 $19,550
Automatic LX 24 34 $18,092 $20,100
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 34 $18,317 $20,350
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,968 $23,300
Manual EX 26 34 $19,530 $21,700
Automatic EX 24 34 $20,249 $22,500
Manual w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 26 34 $19,799 $22,000
Automatic w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 24 34 $20,518 $22,800
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $21,147 $23,500
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 34 $21,866 $24,300
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,945 $25,500
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 34 $23,664 $26,300
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,753 $26,400
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,551 $28,400
Automatic PZEV LX 24 34 $18,227 $20,250
Automatic PZEV w/Side Airbags LX 24 34 $18,452 $20,500
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,968 $23,300
Automatic PZEV EX 24 34 $20,384 $22,650
Automatic PZEV w/Side Curtain Airbags EX 24 34 $20,653 $22,950
Automatic PZEV w/Leather/XM EX 24 34 $22,001 $24,450
Automatic PZEV w/Leather/XM/Nav EX 24 34 $23,798 $26,450
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/XM EX 21 30 $23,753 $26,400
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/XM/Nav EX 21 30 $25,551 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,174
$14,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,770
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$313 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4 102.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 189.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 61.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.05 x 1.57 NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x 1.02 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMR NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QMR NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3174 3053
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 160 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.77
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.27
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.15
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.77 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Ind 4-link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Ind MacPherson Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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