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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LS Manual 24 32 $13,809 $15,010
LS Automatic 23 32 $14,600 $15,870
LS1 Manual 24 32 $15,410 $16,750
LS1 Automatic 23 32 $16,201 $17,610
LS2 Automatic 20 26 $18,524 $20,135
4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 22 30 $15,129 $16,535
4-Door Sedan LS 22 30 $17,581 $19,215
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,809
$15,129
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,010
$16,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$276 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 52.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.9 98.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 190.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.5 16.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.1 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.6 36.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65TR15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65TR15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2910 3051
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 13.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 4400 190 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LG8
Displacement 2.2L/133 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5800 170 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.760 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.910 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.890 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.380 2.96
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.180 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.700 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again w/4th & 5th OD Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saturn LS Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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