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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
4-Door Sedan STD Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual STD 24 33 $16,875 $18,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic STD 24 34 $17,634 $19,275
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 24 33 $17,491 $19,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 24 34 $18,234 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE V6 20 28 $20,272 $22,780
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $18,132 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 24 34 $18,872 $21,205
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE V6 21 29 $21,381 $24,025
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 24 34 $20,285 $22,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE V6 20 28 $22,966 $25,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,464
$16,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,365
$18,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$307 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4 101.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 16.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 10.8 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 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 34.8
Steering Type Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QMR NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMR NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3174 3108
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 144 @ 5600 154 @ 5700
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 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 33
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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 2.05
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.33
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Toyota Camry
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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