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Compare 2006 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2006 Honda Accord Sedan

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 24 32 $17,354 $18,365
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 32 $21,796 $23,065
4-Door Sedan SS 19 26 $21,607 $22,865
4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 24 32 $15,464 $16,365
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 22 32 $18,772 $19,865
4-Door Sedan LT w/0LT 24 32 $16,882 $17,865
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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
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
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 PZEV EX-L 24 34 $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
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 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,464
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,365
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 14.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.2
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code QMR NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QMR NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3174 3128
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 144 @ 5600 166 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 34
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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