2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ Specs

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ with 1LZ powered by 2.5L Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
6-Speed Automatic
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16.3 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.5L Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    197 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque
    191 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Electric Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    37.4 ft


  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x TBD


  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    26 MPG
  • City
    22 MPG
  • Highway
    34 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    407 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    629 miles


  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    7.1 Tons/yr

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    191.5 in
  • Height
    57.6 in
  • Max Width
    73 in
  • Front Width
    62.2 in
  • Rear Width
    62 in
  • Wheelbase
    107.8 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.1 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.5 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    55 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    36.9 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.5 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    57.1 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    54.3 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,547 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    16.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Cocoa/Light Neutral, Leather-appointed Seat Trim
  • Jet Black/Brownstone, Leather-appointed Seat Trim

Features and Options

Interior Trim

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

Additional Packages

Advanced Safety Package


includes (UEU) Forward Collision Alert and (UFL) Lane Departure Warning (Requires (PCU) Electronics and Entertainment Package.) Advanced Safety Package The technologies in the Advanced Safety Package are designed to help you avoid an accident. The package includes: Forward Collision Alert – continually monitors the distance between you and the driver ahead; based on the proximity of the vehicle and your speed, a warning sound will alert you to a possible collision Lane Departure Warning – a warning sound will alert the driver if the vehicle begins to cross a detected lane without signaling; an indicator light also flashes in the gauge cluster On 2LT and 3LT, this feature requires the available Leather Package. On 1LZ and 2LZ, this feature requires the available Electronics and Entertainment Package.

Electronics and Entertainment Package


includes (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (UQA) Pioneer premium 9-speaker system, (KI6) 120-volt power outlet and (UVC) Rear Vision Camera (Also includes (CF5) power sunroof.) Electronics and Entertainment Package These technologies will add to your enjoyment of your Malibu® for years to come. This package includes: Universal Home Remote Pioneer®1 premium 9-speaker system 120-volt power outlet Rear Vision Camera 2LT and 3LT also include cargo convenience net, inside rearview auto-dimming mirror and body-color bodyside moldings. 1LZ also includes power sunroof. 2LZ also includes 19" tires and aluminum wheels. 1 Pioneer is a registered trademark of the Pioneer Corp.

LTZ Premium Package


includes (A45) driver memory, (ATH) passive entry keyless access, (BTM) push button keyless start and (T4F) High Intensity Discharge headlamps (Requires (PCY) Advanced Safety Package.) LTZ Premium Package This Premium Package adds these popular modern technologies to your Malibu®: High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps Push-button keyless start Passive entry keyless access Driver memory seat and outside mirrors This feature requires the available Advanced Safety Package.

Preferred equipment group

includes Standard Equipment


US NHTSA crash test result

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


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
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