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Selected Style 4-Door Base Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

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
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 16.7
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.74
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QMR QGY
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QMR QGY
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/70R15
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 LG8
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.1L/191
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 30
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Buick Century
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Ind MacPherson 4-wheel
 
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