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2012 Chevrolet Malibu LS Specs

Chevrolet Malibu

2012 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS w/1LS powered by 2.4-liter 4 Cylinder Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$22,110
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.4-liter 4 Cylinder Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

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

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    39.4 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    4-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/50R17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/50R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    7.2 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating
    6

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    16 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    352 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    528 miles

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 Trailing

  • 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

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Additional Packages

LPO, Convenience Package

$195

includes envelope-style, cross-car convenience net and cargo organizer Convenience Package (Dealer-installed) Have a place for everything and help 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 to help keep grocery bags upright and prevent spills and leaks. It also 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

$315

includes dealer-installed premium all-weather front and rear floor mats and front and rear molded splash guards Protection Package (Dealer-installed) 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.

LS Uplevel Package

$500

includes (UPF) Bluetooth for phone, (UK3) steering wheel-mounted audio controls, (B37) carpeted front and rear floor mats, (B86) body-color bodyside moldings and (ZFH) compact spare tire LS Uplevel Package Add some of our most popular features to your Malibu® with the LS Uplevel Package. It adds the convenience of Bluetooth®1 for select phones and steering-wheel mounted audio controls, attractive carpeted front and rear floor mats designed specifically for your Malibu, stylish body-color bodyside moldings and the peace of mind of a compact spare tire. 1 Go to gm.com/Bluetooth to find out which Bluetooth phones are compatible with the vehicle.

Preferred equipment group

includes Standard Equipment

Safety

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Hybrid/Electric Components
    8 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles