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2021 Chevrolet Malibu Specifications

4-Door Sedan L

MSRP: $22,140
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan L
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Quick Specs

Engine Turbocharged Gas I4, 1.5L
EPA Class Midsize Cars
Style Name L
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3126
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 111.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.9
Length, Overall (in) 194.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32 (2020)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 (2020)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 (2020)

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code LFV
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 2500-3000
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5700
Displacement 1.5L/91
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.10
Trans Order Code MRG
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 1
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Clutch Size (in) N/A
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code R83
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16
Front Tire Size P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code R83
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16
Spare Tire Order Code ZAM
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
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 No
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 Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features StabiliTrak, stability control system with brake assist includes...
Braking control, ECM grade
Daytime Running Lamps, integral to headlamps
Airbags, 10 total, frontal and knee for driver and front...
OnStar and Chevrolet connected services capable (Terms and...
Chevrolet Connected Access capable (Subject to terms. See...
Rear Vision Camera
Rear Seat Reminder
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren), for child...
Door locks, rear child security
Trunk latch, safety, manual release
Tire Pressure Monitor System

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Note Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Drivetrain Years 5
Maintenance Note 1 Year/1 Visit
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 60,000
Roadside Assistance Note Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Years 5
Warranty Note <<< Preliminary 2021 Warranty >>>

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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Compare 2021 Chevrolet Malibu different trims:
4-Door Sedan L
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MSRP
$22,140
MSRP
$23,270
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$26,670
MSRP
$33,370
Gas Mileage
29 mpg City / 36 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
29 mpg City / 36 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
29 mpg City / 36 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
22 mpg City / 32 mpg Hwy
Engine
Turbocharged Gas I4
Engine
Turbocharged Gas I4
Engine
Turbocharged Gas I4
Engine
Turbocharged Gas I4
Horsepower
160 @ 5700
Horsepower
160 @ 5700
Horsepower
160 @ 5700
Horsepower
250 @ 5300
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Transmission
Automatic
Transmission
Automatic
Transmission
Automatic
Transmission
Automatic