2012 Chevrolet Malibu 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT Specs

4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 22 mpg City/33 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas 4-Cyl, 2.4L
EPA Class Midsize
Style Name 1LT
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission Transmission, 6-speed automatic electronically controlled with overdrive


EPA Classification Midsize
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3421
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.1
Length, Overall (in) 191.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 169 @ 6400
Displacement 2.4L/145
Engine Order Code LE5
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4500
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Order Code MH8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features StabiliTrak, stability control system with brake assist,...
Daytime Running Lamps
Air bags, dual-stage frontal, and thorax side-impact, driver and...
OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes...
Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is...
OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete...
Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions includes front seat...
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for...
Door locks, rear child security
Trunk emergency release handle
Tire Pressure Monitor


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Hybrid/Electric Components Miles/km 100,000
Hybrid/Electric Components Years 8
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 100,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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