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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 30 $21,099 $23,060
4-Door Sedan GT 20 30 $22,838 $24,960
4-Door Sedan GTP 19 28 $24,457 $26,730
4-Door Sedan GXP 18 27 $26,841 $29,335
4-Door Base Sedan
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Trim

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
$21,099
$17,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,060
$19,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$384 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.0 101.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 198.3 188.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.4
Brakes
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) 11.7 x - TBD - 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QNX QMR
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QNX QMR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 3477 3174
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.2 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 145 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L26 L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Prix Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Wide Track Ind MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.77
Suspension Type - Rear Wide Track Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/coil springs
 
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