Compare 2005 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2005 Buick Century

2005 Chevrolet Malibu
2005 Buick Century
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 24 35 $17,568 $19,200
4-Door Sedan LS 22 32 $19,457 $21,265
4-Door Sedan LT 22 32 $22,014 $24,060
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,568
$20,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,200
$22,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 101.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.0 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 109.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
188.3 194.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.8 x 1.3
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.05 x 1.57 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.87 x 1.02 10.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 15.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QMR QGY
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QMR QGY
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3174 3342
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 4000 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L61 LG8
Displacement
2.2L/134 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 5600 175 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
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
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)
3.63 3.05
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Buick Century
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Ind MacPherson 4-wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Ind 4-link 4-wheel

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