Compare 2005 Ford Five Hundred vs 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

2005 Ford Five Hundred
2005 Chevrolet Malibu
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 29 $20,399 $22,165
4-Door Sedan AWD SE 19 26 $22,019 $23,965
4-Door Sedan SEL 21 29 $22,199 $24,165
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 19 26 $23,819 $25,965
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 29 $24,111 $26,290
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 19 26 $25,731 $28,090
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 24 35 $17,568 $19,200
4-Door Sedan LS 22 32 $19,457 $21,265
4-Door Sedan LT 22 32 $22,014 $24,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,399
$17,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,165
$19,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$320 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Sedan Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
41.3 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.1 101.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
112.9 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
26.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.6 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
200.7 188.3
Height, Overall (in)
60.1 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
21.2 15.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.05 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 36
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QMR
Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QMR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3643 3174
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 4500 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA L61
Displacement
3.0L/182 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 5750 145 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.62
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Five Hundred Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Ind MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Ind 4-link

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