2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS Specs

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS with 1LS powered by 2.4L 4 Cylinder Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Starting Price (MSRP)
2.4L 4 Cylinder Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4L 4 Cylinder Gas
  • Horsepower
    169 hp @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque
    160 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Electric Pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    39.4 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Steel Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x TBD


  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    4-Link Independent


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    26 MPG
  • City
    22 MPG
  • Highway
    33 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    16.4 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    360.8 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    541.2 miles


  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    7.2 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    191.8 in
  • Height
    57.1 in
  • Max Width
    70.3 in
  • Front Width
    59.6 in
  • Rear Width
    60 in
  • Wheelbase
    112.3 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.2 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.4 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.9 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    37.6 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.2 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    53.9 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    52.1 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,432 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    15.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cocoa/Cashmere, Custom Cloth seat trim
  • Titanium, Custom Cloth seat trim

Features and Options


  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Not Available
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Not Available

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
    Not Available
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available


  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • A/C
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
  • Telematics

Additional Packages

LPO, Convenience Package


includes envelope-style, cross-car convenience net and cargo organizer (Not available with FDR order type.) Convenience Package Have a place for everything and keep everything securely in place with this practical package, ideal for a busy family on the go. It includes: • Cargo organizer. Made of tough, skid-resistant molded gray plastic, this bin fits neatly into the trunk of your Malibu®. You can adjust its two dividers to create three compartments of various sizes, or remove them to accommodate really big stuff. Perfect for keeping grocery bags upright and preventing spills and leaks, it folds flat for compact storage when not in use. • Convenience net. This rugged, envelope-style net stretches side to side across the trunk to help keep items in place.

LPO, Protection Package


includes dealer-installed premium all-weather front and rear floor mats and front and rear molded splash guards (Not available with FDR order type.) Protection Package Fight sloppiness inside and outside your Malibu® with this popular package, which includes these protective features: • Premium all-weather floor mats. These four high-quality, durable mats help shield the front and rear carpeting. Their custom designed deep-patterned grid collects rain, mud, snow and debris. • Splash guards. Molded to fit behind the front and rear wheels, these attractive guards deflect mud, slush and other roadway nastiness and help keep the lower body panels looking clean and chip-free.

Preferred equipment group

includes Standard Equipment


Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating


  • Driver Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Gas Engine
    2 Years / 24,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Short Term California
    3 Years / 50,000 Miles
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