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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 SS 18 26 $22,179 $23,470
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 32 $22,372 $23,675
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5SE 21 29 $22,196 $24,000
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 22 28 $22,658 $24,500
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT 2.5 Hybrid 35 33 $23,442 $24,990
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 22 28 $26,265 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,268
$17,538
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,215
$17,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$299 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 56.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5 39.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4 100.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 189.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 17.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.05 x 1.57 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x 1.02 11.7 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code QMR NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QMR NA
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 3055
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code L61 QR25
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 144 @ 5600 175 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System MFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.50
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.39
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.95
Trans Order Code MN5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 3.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan LS 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-Link
 
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