Compare 2006 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2006 Honda Accord Sedan

2006 Chevrolet Malibu
2006 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 24 32 $15,464 $16,365
4-Door Sedan LT w/0LT 24 32 $16,882 $17,865
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 24 32 $17,354 $18,365
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 22 32 $18,772 $19,865
4-Door Sedan SS 19 26 $21,607 $22,865
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 32 $21,796 $23,065
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MT VP
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT VP 26 34 $16,422 $18,225
AT VP 24 34 $17,141 $19,025
MT LX 26 34 $18,040 $20,025
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX SE 24 34 $19,388 $21,525
AT PZEV LX SE 24 34 $19,522 $21,675
MT EX 26 34 $20,219 $22,450
AT EX 24 34 $20,938 $23,250
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $21,073 $23,400
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,747 $24,150
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,465 $24,950
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,544 $26,150
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,263 $26,950
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,397 $27,100
AT EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
MT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
MT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,464
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,365
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$304 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.2
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 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
188.3 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.6 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.0 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 36.1
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.94
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 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QMR NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3174 3128
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 4000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
144 @ 5600 166 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.63 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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00

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