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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 56.6
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
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.5
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QMR QGY
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3174 3342
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
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
Fuel System
MFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
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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