Research 2017 Chevrolet Malibu specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.



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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -


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


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.8


Engine Order Code LFV
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 1.5L/91
Fuel System Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 2500-3000

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in)
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.4
Liftover Height (in)
Height, Overall (in) 57.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link


Spare Tire Order Code ZAM
Front Tire Order Code R83
Rear Tire Order Code R83
Front Tire Size P205/65R16
Rear Tire Size P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16


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


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MNH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) .075


EPA Classification Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3108


Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16"
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5