Specs

Research 2009 Chevrolet Malibu specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LS w/1LS LS

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.9

Electrical

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 251 @ 3200
Engine Order Code LZE
Engine Order Code LZ4
Engine Order Code LY7
Engine Order Code LE5
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl
Displacement 3.5L/213.6
Displacement 3.6L/219.7
Displacement 2.4L/146.5
Fuel System SFI
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 219 @ 5800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 252 @ 6300
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 169 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4500

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3
Length, Overall (in) 191.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Steering

Steering Type Hydraulic Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Steering Type Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87

Tires

Front Tire Order Code QAD
Front Tire Order Code QYH
Front Tire Order Code QGG
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QAD
Rear Tire Order Code QYH
Rear Tire Order Code QGG
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/50R18
Front Tire Size P215/55R17
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Size P225/50R18
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD -

Trailering

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

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.95
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MN5
Trans Order Code MH8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.14
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96

Vehicle

EPA Classification Midsize

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3415

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -

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