2021 Chevrolet Malibu LT Specs

Chevrolet Malibu

2021 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LT powered by 1.5-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) transmission.

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Overview
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$26,670
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
    17" x 8.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 8.0"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Four-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/55R17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/55R17
  • 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
    3,159 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    15.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Light Wheat, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed 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
    Standard
  • 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
    Optional
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Optional

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
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Optional
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Standard
  • 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 I & II LT Package

$1,095

includes (UD7) Rear Park Assist, (UKC) Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, (UFG) Rear Cross Traffic Alert, (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 and (WPS) Driver Confidence II Package. Not available with (PDM) Driver Confidence I LT Cloth Package.) Driver Confidence I & II LT Package Rear Park Assist1 Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert1 Rear Cross Traffic Alert1 IntelliBeam Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning1 Following Distance Indicator1 Forward Collision Alert1 Automatic Emergency Braking1 Front Pedestrian Braking1

Driver Confidence I LT Cloth Package

$545

includes (UD7) Rear Park Assist, (UKC) Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert and (UFG) Rear Cross Traffic Alert (Requires (WPR) Driver Confidence Package. Not available with (WPL) Leather Package or (PDN) Driver Confidence I & II LT Package.) Driver Confidence I LT Cloth Package Rear Park Assist1 Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert1 Rear Cross Traffic Alert1 LS models also include body-color power outside mirrors

Driver Confidence Package II

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 (Included and only available with (PDN) Driver Confidence I & II LT Package.)

Driver Confidence Package

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 (Included and only available with (PDM) Driver Confidence I LT Cloth Package or (PDN) Driver Confidence I & II LT Package.)

Leather Package

$1,590

includes (N34) leather-wrapped steering wheel, (UVD) heated steering wheel, (VY7) leather-wrapped shift knob and (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror (Requires (H0Y/HV0) leather-appointed interior.) Leather Package Leather-appointed seating Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel Leather-wrapped shift knob Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror May require additional optional equipment

LPO, Appearance Package

$715

includes (5JR) Mirror caps, alternate finish, LPO, (SBZ) Sport pedal kit, LPO and (VAT) Dark Chrome 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

LPO, Floor Liner Package

$265

includes (RIA) all-weather floor liners, LPO and (VLI) cargo mat, LPO (Not available with PDH, PDE, PCN, VAV.) Floor Liner Package All-weather floor liners Cargo mat

LPO, Interior Protection Package

$215

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

LPO, Portable media connectivity package

$115

Universal tablet holder Mounts on the back of the front seat head restraints for easy access by the rear seat occupants Adjustable tilt feature lets passengers change the position easily Secures most tablets for rear seat entertainment

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 PCN or PDH.) Weather Protection Package All-weather floor mats Cargo mat Front and rear splash guards

LPO, Winter/Summer Floor Mats Package

$395

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

LT Preferred Equipment Group

includes standard equipment

Midnight Edition

$795

includes (B57) nameplate badge in Black, (B94) Black front and rear bowties, (GPV) blacked-out grille, (Q94) 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels and (RMI) 245/40R19 all-season, blackwall tires (Requires exterior color (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic when (PCV) Sport Edition is not ordered and (H1T/H0Y) Jet Black interior. Included but not available separately with (PCV) Sport Edition. Not available with PCX, R88, RIK, SFZ, VAT, WBL.) Midnight Edition Mosaic Black Metallic exterior color Front and rear Black bowtie emblems Black Malibu badge Blacked-out grille with dark chrome surround 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels 19" all-season blackwall tires Jet Black interior

Redline Edition

$1,095

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, (EWE) Black outside mirror caps and (VUP) Redline outside mirror decals, LPO (Requires (H1T/H0Y) Jet Black interior and one of the following exterior colors (GAN) Silver Ice Metallic, (GAZ) Summit White or (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic. Not available with (WJP) Midnight Edition or (PCV) Sport Edition.) Redline Edition 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels with Red hash marks 19" all-season blackwall tires Front and rear Black bowtie emblems Black Malibu badge with Red outline Blacked-out grille Black mirror caps with Redline graphics Jet Black interior Available with Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White or Mosaic Black Metallic exterior colors

Sport Edition

$795

includes (B57) nameplate badge in Black, (B94) Black front and rear bowties, (GPV) blacked-out grille, (Q94) 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels and (RMI) 245/40R19 all-season, blackwall tires (Requires (H1T/H0Y) Jet Black interior. Not available with exterior color (GB8) Mosaic Black Metallic or these options: PCX, R88, RFK, SFZ, VAT, WBL.) Sport Edition Front and rear Black bowtie emblems Black Malibu badge Blacked-out grille with dark chrome surround 19" Black-painted aluminum wheels 19" all-season blackwall tires Jet Black interior

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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