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Chevrolet Malibu LS

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Chevrolet Malibu LS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3135 cm3 / 191.3 cu in / 191.3 cu in, 115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1996
ModelMalibu LSIssued until
SerieMalibuNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5490 l / 193.88 cu ft / 193.88 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4836 mm / 190.4 in / 190.4 inTotal (curb) weight1406 kg / 3100 lb / 3100 lb
Width1763 mm / 69.4 in / 69.4 inDry weight
Height1433 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1501 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerChevroletValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3135 cm3 / 191.3 cu in / 191.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity522.50 cm3/cylinder / 31.885 cu in/cylinder / 31.885 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)46.2 kW / 62.0 hp / 62.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.9 kW/l / 0.810 bhp/cu in / 0.810 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque80.1 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio110.2 kW/ton / 83.5 bhp/ton / 83.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Chapman strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60-R15Tyres rear145/70-R13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Malibu LS

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