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2009 Chevrolet Malibu Comparisons

LS Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,605.00 $21,540.00 $21,249.00
Destination $720.00 $720.00 $720.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.5L I4 2.4L I4
Horsepower 169 @ 6400 RPM 175 @ 5600 RPM 160 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 160 @ 4500 RPM 180 @ 3900 RPM 157 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2384 2488 2378
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.9 3.5 X 3.9 3.4 X 3.9
Compression Ratio 10.4:1 9.6:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 23 20
Highway (mpg) 30 31 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3415.0 3192.3 3432.6
Wheelbase (in.) 112.3 109.3 108.3
Length (in.) 191.8 189.8 191.1
Width (in.) 70.3 70.7 72.4
Height (in.) 57.1 57.9 58.0
Track Front (in.) 59.6 60.9 61.8
Track Rear (in.) 60.0 60.8 61.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.4 40.6 39.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2 36.8 37.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 44.1 42.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.6 35.8 37.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.9 55.7 57.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9 55.5 56.6
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.0 56.8 55.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 52.1 52.5 53.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 97.7 100.7 101.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 215/55R17 215/60R16 235/45R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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