Specs

Research 2003 Chevrolet Malibu specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.8 x 1.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LG8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.1L/191

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 59.0
Length, Overall (in) 190.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.6
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code QCD
Rear Tire Order Code QCD
Front Tire Size P215/60R15
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MX0
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Midsize

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3106

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6

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