2018 Chevrolet Malibu LT Specs

2018 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LT w/1LT powered by 1.5-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
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$25,220
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.8 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    160 hp @ 5700 rpm
  • Torque
    184 lb-ft @ 2500-3000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Four-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    245/45R18
  • Rear Tire
    245/45R18
  • Spare Tire
    T125/80R16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    30 MPG
  • City
    27 MPG
  • Highway
    36 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    15.8 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    426.6 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    568.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    193.8 in
  • Height
    57.6 in
  • Max Width
    73 in
  • Front Width
    62.6 in
  • Rear Width
    62.5 in
  • Wheelbase
    111.4 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.1 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    58.5 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    54.1 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    38.1 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.5 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    57.1 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    53.4 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,152 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    15.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Dark Atmosphere/Medium Ash Gray, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Dark Atmosphere/Loft Brown, Leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Additional Packages

LT Preferred equipment group

includes Standard Equipment

Sun and Wheels Package

includes (C3U) power sunroof, (UG1) Universal Home Remote, (PZX) 18" aluminum wheels and (R0X) 245/45R18 blackwall all-season tires (Requires (WPL) Leather Package.) *GROSS* Sun and Wheels Package Dual pane power sunroof Universal Home Remote 18" aluminum wheels and 245/45R18 all-season blackwall tires

LPO, Portable media connectivity package

$115

(Included with (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO.) Universal tablet holder Mount behind the front seat head restraints Adjustable height and tilt feature lets passengers change the position easily Secures most tablets for rear seat entertainment

LPO, Interior Protection Package

$200

includes (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO and (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO (Not available with (PCN) Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package, LPO, (PDE) Weather Protection Package, LPO, (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO or (RWS) Carpeted floor mats, LPO.) Interior Protection Package Premium all-weather floor mats Cargo area all-weather floor mat

LPO, Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package

$370

includes (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO, (VYW) Premium carpeted floor mats, LPO and (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO. (Not available with (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO, (PDE) Weather Protection Package, LPO, (PDH) Interior Protection Package, LPO or (RIA) All-weather floor liners, LPO.) Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package All-weather floor mats Premium carpeted floor mats Cargo mat

LPO, Weather Protection Package

$375

includes (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO, (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO and (VQK) Front and rear splash guards, custom molded, LPO (Not available with (PCN) Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package, LPO, (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO or (PDH) Interior Protection Package, LPO.) Weather Protection Package Premium all-weather floor mats Cargo area all-weather floor mat Front and rear splash guards

LPO, Weather Protection Package 2

$545

includes (S6P) Remote start kit, LPO, (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO and (VQK) Front and rear splash guards, LPO. (Not available with (BTV) remote vehicle starter system or the following LPOs: VTD, PCN, PCM, PDE, PDH.)

LPO, Convenience Package 2

$580

includes (S6P) Remote start kit, LPO, (SIF) Portable media connectivity package, LPO, (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO and (W2D) Cargo net, LPO (Not available with (PCN) Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package, LPO, (PDE) Weather Protection Package, LPO, (PDH) Interior Protection Package, LPO or (WPJ) Convenience and Technology Package.)

LPO, Appearance Package

$695

includes (5JR) Mirror caps, alternate finish, LPO, (SBZ) Sport pedal kit, LPO and (VAT) Dark Chrome horizontal leading edge grille, LPO (Not available to order at this time. Not available with (VAS) Crystal Claret Red horizontal leading edge grille, LPO. (5JR) Mirror caps, alternate finish, LPO is removed when exterior color (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic is ordered.) Appearance Package Gloss Black outside mirror caps Dark Chrome horizontal leading edge grille Sport pedal kit

Sport Package

$795

includes (5V5) rear spoiler, LPO, (PZX) 18" aluminum wheels, (R0X) 245/45R18 all-season, blackwall tires, (N34) leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel and (VY7) leather-wrapped shift knob (Built out for 2018 Model Year. Requires exterior color (G1M) Blue Velvet Metallic, (GAN) Silver Ice Metallic, (GAZ) Summit White, (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic or (GPJ) Cajun Red Tintcoat. Not available with (WPL) Leather Package or (WPR) Driver Confidence Package.) Sport Package 18" aluminum wheels and 245/45R18 all-season blackwall tires Rear spoiler Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped shift knob

Convenience and Technology Package

$1,145

includes (BTV) remote vehicle starter system, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (KI6) 120-volt power outlet, (UDD) color Driver information Center, (IO5) Chevrolet MyLink Radio, (K4C) Wireless Charging, (USS) dual USB charging-only ports in rear of center console, (N34) leather-wrapped steering wheel and (VY7) leather-wrapped shift knob (REQUIRED TO ORDER Due to 17" Wheel Buildout, UNLESS (WPK) Sport Package is ordered [with or without WPJ]. Also includes (PZX) 18" aluminum wheels and (R0X) 245/45R18 all-season, blackwall tires.) Convenience and Technology Package Remote Start Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror 120-volt power outlet 4.2" color Driver Information Center Chevrolet MyLink® Radio1 with 8" diagonal color touch-screen Wireless Charging2 Dual USB charging-only ports3 in rear of center console Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob

Redline Edition

$1,195

includes (CG6) nameplate badge in Black with Red outline, (B94) Black front and rear bowties, (Q6M) 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels with Red hash marks, (RMI) 245/40R19 all-season, blackwall tires, (GPN) blacked-out grille and (EWE) Black outside mirror patch (Requires (WPJ) Convenience and Technology Package, exterior color (G1W) Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, (GAN) Silver Ice Metallic, (GAZ) Summit White or (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic and (H1T/H0Y) Jet Black interior trim. Not available with (WPK) Sport Package, (WPM) Sun and Wheels Package, or the following LPOs: 5JR, PCX, RIK, RZ9, SB7, SB9, SF8, SFZ, SKY, VAS, VAT.) Redline Edition 19” Black-painted aluminum wheels with Red accents and 245/40R19 all-season blackwall tires Black Malibu® badges with Red outline Black Chevrolet® bowties Black grille Black mirror caps

Driver Confidence Package

$1,245

includes (UHY) low-speed forward automatic braking, (UKJ) front pedestrian braking, (TQ5) IntelliBeam, automatic high-beam headlamps, (UD5) Front and Rear Park Assist, (UKC) Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, (UHX) Lane Keep Assist, (UE4) Following Distance Indicator, (UEU) Forward Collision Alert and (UFG) Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (Requires (WPJ) Convenience and Technology Package.) Driver Confidence Package Low-speed front automatic braking Front pedestrian braking IntelliBeam® automatic high-beam headlamps Front and Rear Park Assist Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert Lane Keep Assist Following Distance Indicator Forward Collision Alert Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Leather Package

$2,140

includes (KA1) heated driver and front passenger seats, (AAQ) 6-way power front passenger seat adjuster, (AT9) front passenger power lumbar seat adjuster and (UQA) Bose premium 9-speaker system (Requires (WPJ) Convenience and Technology Package and (H1I/H0Y/H1J) leather-appointed interior.) Leather Package Heated driver and front passenger seats 6-way power front passenger seat adjuster Front passenger power lumbar control Bose® premium 9-speaker sound system

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
    Corrosion
  • 3 Years/36,000 Miles
    Rust-Through
  • 6 Years/100,000 Miles
    Hybrid / Electric Components
  • 8 Years/100,000 Miles
    Roadside Assistance
  • 5 Years/60,000 Miles
    Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Maintenance
    2 Years / 24,000 Miles