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Chevrolet Malibu LS

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 3491 cm3 / 213.0 cu in / 213.0 cu in, 149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 298.3 N·m / 220.0 lb·ft / 220.0 lb·ft, consumption 9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2005
ModelMalibu LSIssued until
SerieMalibuNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)436 l / 15.40 cu ft / 15.40 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) weight1569 kg / 3459 lb / 3459 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
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 ratio1.81  

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 constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
FuelStroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3491 cm3 / 213.0 cu in / 213.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity582.94 cm3/cylinder / 35.573 cu in/cylinder / 35.573 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque298.3 N·m / 220.0 lb·ft / 220.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.6 kW / 79.9 hp / 79.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.7 kW/l / 0.938 bhp/cu in / 0.938 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.5 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio129.4 kW/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.4 l/100km / 27.2 mpg-UK / 22.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range663 km / 412 mi / 412 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/65-R15Tyres rear185/60-R14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Malibu LS

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