Specs

Research 2005 Chevrolet Malibu specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base 4dr Base Sedan

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.05 x 1.57
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.63 x 0.55

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 3.5L/213
Displacement 2.2L/134
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3200
Engine Order Code LX9
Engine Order Code L61
Engine Type Gas V6

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.77
Suspension Type - Front Ind MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear Ind 4-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code QMR
Rear Tire Order Code QPE
Front Tire Order Code QMR
Front Tire Order Code QPE
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Front Tire Size P215/60R16
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14
Sixth 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) 3.63
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05
Clutch Size (in)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Midsize

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3174

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel

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