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Chevrolet Malibu LS

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 206.0 N·m / 151.9 lb·ft / 151.9 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2006
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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4783 mm / 188.3 in / 188.3 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1775 mm / 69.9 in / 69.9 inDry weight
Height1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearance155 mm / 6.1 in / 6.1 inFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeL61Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminum block & headBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.6 mm / 3.72 in / 3.72 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySFiEngine displacement2198 cm3 / 134.1 cu in / 134.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity549.50 cm3/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder / 33.533 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque206.0 N·m / 151.9 lb·ft / 151.9 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6750 rpm / 6750 rpm / 6750 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.2 kW / 58.0 hp / 58.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.2 kW/l / 1.081 bhp/cu in / 1.081 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.7 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.68
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.63

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.7 kW/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton / 76.3 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 VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.1Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontP205/65 R 15Tyres rearP205/65 R 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front276 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 inBrake diameter rear230 mm / 9.1 in / 9.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Malibu LS

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