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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL I4 Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual GL 24 34 $16,511 $17,895
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GL 24 33 $17,357 $18,795
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic GLS 24 33 $17,896 $19,395
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 30 $19,231 $20,895
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 30 $20,961 $22,895
4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
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Other

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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,511
$15,464
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,895
$16,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$273 / 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 Large Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4 101.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 188.9 188.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 15.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.1 x 1.6
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.02 10.9 x 1.0
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) 17.7 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.28 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMR
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3253 3174
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 164 @ 4250 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 5800 144 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.26 2.96
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.17 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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