Compare 2003 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2003 Toyota Camry

2003 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $16,538 $18,075
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $18,826 $20,575
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4-Door Sedan Manual LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 23 33 $17,043 $19,045
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 32 $17,786 $19,875
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 33 $17,687 $19,875
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 32 $18,427 $20,705
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 28 $19,810 $22,260
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic LE 20 28 $19,810 $22,260
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 32 $19,840 $22,295
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic SE 20 28 $20,704 $23,265
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 20 28 $21,093 $23,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,610 $25,405
4-Door Sedan V6 VVTi Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,610 $25,405
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,538
$17,043
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,075
$19,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.6 101.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
52.0 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
28.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 189.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.3 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.8 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QCD NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3106 3086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 582
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LG8 NA
Displacement
3.1L/191 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5200 157 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.33
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.20
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Malibu Toyota Camry
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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