2021 Chevrolet Malibu LS Specs

Chevrolet Malibu

2021 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS w/1FL powered by 1.5-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) transmission.

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Overview
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$23,270
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 29 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
    Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    16" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    16" x 7.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Four-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P205/65R16
  • Rear Tire
    P205/65R16
  • Spare Tire
    T125/80R16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    32 MPG
  • City
    29 MPG
  • Highway
    36 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    5.5 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    194.2 in
  • Height
    57.9 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
    41.5 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 Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,135 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    15.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

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
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Head-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)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Optional
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Optional
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Optional
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Driver Confidence Package II

$550

includes (TQ5) IntelliBeam, (UHX) Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, (UE4) Following Distance Indicator, (UEU) Forward Collision Alert, (UHY) Automatic Emergency Braking and (UKJ) Front Pedestrian Braking (Requires (WPR) Driver Confidence Package.)

Driver Confidence Package

$545

includes (UD7) Rear Park Assist, (UKC) Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, (UFG) Rear Cross Traffic Alert and (DL6) outside power-adjustable, manual-folding, body-color mirrors (Requires (AE8) 8-way power driver seat adjuster.)

LPO, Convenience Package 1

$375

includes (S6P) Remote start kit, LPO and (W2D) Cargo net, LPO (Not available with (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO or (BTV) remote vehicle starter system.)

LPO, Convenience Package 2

$595

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 BTV, PDE, PDH or PDQ.)

LPO, Floor Liner Package

$265

includes (RIA) all-weather floor liners, LPO and (VLI) cargo mat, LPO (Not available with PCM, PDH, PDE, PDB, VAV.)

LPO, Interior Protection Package

$215

includes (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO and (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO (Not available with PCM or PDE.)

LPO, Portable media connectivity package

$115

(Included with (PCM) Convenience Package 2, LPO.)

LPO, Weather Protection Package 2

$565

includes (S6P) Remote start kit, LPO, (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO and (VQK) Front and rear splash guards, LPO. (Not available with BTV, PCM, PDE, PDH or PDQ.)

LPO, Weather Protection Package

$395

includes (VAV) All-weather floor mats, LPO, (VLI) Cargo mat, LPO and (VQK) Front and rear splash guards, custom molded, LPO (Not available with PCM or PDH.)

LS Preferred Equipment Group

includes standard equipment

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
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Note
    Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Maintenance Note
    1 Year/1 Visit
  • Roadside Assistance Note
    Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Warranty Note
    Preliminary 2021 Warranty
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