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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 LS w/1LS 24 34 $16,268 $17,215
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 24 34 $17,421 $18,435
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 22 32 $19,037 $20,145
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 32 $22,372 $23,675
4-Door Sedan SS 18 26 $22,179 $23,470
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport 24 32 $17,678 $19,130
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport 24 31 $18,507 $20,030
4-Door Sedan Manual i Sport VE 24 32 $18,230 $19,730
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Sport VE 24 31 $19,058 $20,630
4-Door Sedan Manual i Touring 24 32 $19,968 $21,620
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Touring 24 31 $20,796 $22,520
4-Door Sedan Manual i Grand Touring 24 32 $21,414 $23,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic i Grand Touring 24 31 $22,242 $24,090
4-Door Sedan Manual s Sport VE 19 27 $20,494 $22,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Sport VE 20 27 $21,368 $23,140
4-Door Sedan Manual s Touring 19 27 $22,325 $24,180
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Touring 20 27 $23,199 $25,130
4-Door Sedan Manual s Grand Touring 19 27 $24,045 $26,050
4-Door Sedan Automatic s Grand Touring 20 27 $24,919 $27,000
5-Door HB Manual i Sport VE 24 32 $19,150 $20,730
5-Door HB Automatic i Sport VE 24 31 $19,978 $21,630
5-Door HB Manual i Touring 24 32 $20,888 $22,620
5-Door HB Automatic i Touring 24 31 $21,717 $23,520
5-Door HB Manual i Grand Touring 24 32 $22,103 $23,940
5-Door HB Automatic i Grand Touring 24 31 $22,931 $24,840
5-Door HB Manual s Sport VE 19 27 $21,415 $23,190
5-Door HB Automatic s Sport VE 20 27 $22,288 $24,140
5-Door HB Manual s Touring 19 27 $23,246 $25,180
5-Door HB Automatic s Touring 20 27 $24,119 $26,130
5-Door HB Manual s Grand Touring 19 27 $24,736 $26,800
5-Door HB Automatic s Grand Touring 20 27 $25,611 $27,750
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Sport VE 20 27 $22,334 $24,190
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Touring 20 27 $24,165 $26,180
5-Door Wagon Automatic s Grand Touring 20 27 $25,655 $27,800
4-Door Sedan Sport Mazdaspeed 19 25 $25,833 $27,995
4-Door Sedan Grand Touring Mazdaspeed 19 25 $27,608 $29,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,268
$17,678
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,215
$19,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 186.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 15.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x 1.02 11.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x 0.4
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 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36 38.7
Steering Type Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.54
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QMR NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D16
Front Tire Order Code QMR NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/60VR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3174 3091
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16.0 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 144 @ 5600 156 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 154 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.3L/138
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.84
Trans Order Code MN5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 4.39
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) 2.95 3.31
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Mazda Mazda6
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
 
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