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Chevrolet Malibu Classic LT

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic LT

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in, 163.0 kW / 218.6 hp / 218.6 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 297.0 N·m / 219.0 lb·ft / 219.0 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelMalibu Classic LTIssued 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)425 l / 15.01 cu ft / 15.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2860 l / 101.00 cu ft / 101.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4790 mm / 188.6 in / 188.6 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight1495 kg / 3296 lb / 3296 lb
Track frontTowing weight454 kg / 1001 lb / 1001 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power163.0 kW / 218.6 hp / 218.6 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationMax. torque297.0 N·m / 219.0 lb·ft / 219.0 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)65.2 kW / 87.4 hp / 87.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.6 kW/l / 1.024 bhp/cu in / 1.024 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.9 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
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 ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range649 km / 403 mi / 403 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60-R16Tyres rear215/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Malibu Classic LT

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