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Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Station Wagon

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Station Wagon

5-door 9-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5013 cm3 / 305.9 cu in / 305.9 cu in, 325.0 N·m / 239.7 lb·ft / 239.7 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1977
ModelChevelle Malibu Station WagonIssued until
SerieChevelleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA


Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats9
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5497 mm / 216.4 in / 216.4 inTotal (curb) weight1877 kg / 4138 lb / 4138 lb
Width1951 mm / 76.8 in / 76.8 inDry weight
Height1417 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2946 mm / 116.0 in / 116.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1562 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1542 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance155 mm / 6.1 in / 6.1 inFuel capacity83 l / 18.3 UK gal / 21.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.35 m2 / 25.3 sq ft / 25.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Type Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supply1 Rochester 17057108 carbuerttorEngine displacement5013 cm3 / 305.9 cu in / 305.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity626.63 cm3/cylinder / 38.239 cu in/cylinder / 38.239 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque325.0 N·m / 239.7 lb·ft / 239.7 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque64.8 N·m/l / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.73


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio71.9 kW/ton / 54.5 bhp/ton / 54.5 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.7Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle,LowerTrail Radius arms, Coil springs
Wheels front7 x 15Wheels rear7 x 15
Tyres frontHR78 x 15Tyres rearHR78 x 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Station Wagon


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