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Chevrolet Malibu
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
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$22,140
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6.6
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2021 Toyota Camry
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
160 hp @ 5700 rpm
203 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2500-3000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Four-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65R16
P205/65VR16
Rear Tire
P205/65R16
P205/65VR16
Spare Tire
T125/80R16
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
34 MPG
City
29 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
41 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 (2020) Tons/yr
5.2 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
458.2 miles
420.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
568.8 miles
594.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.2 in
192.1 in
Height
57.9 in
56.9 in
Max Width
73 in
72.4 in
Front Width
62.6 in
63 in
Rear Width
62.5 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
111.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
42.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
57.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
55.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
38 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
38 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
55.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
54.7 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,126 lbs
3,241 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.7 ft³
14.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Super White

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gray, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Ash, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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