2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ, 2007 MY US

The Chevrolet Malibu LTZ is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style road car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 3.5 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) at 5800 rpm and 294 N·m (217 lb·ft/30 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1495 kg.

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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ, 2007 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4783 mm
How heavy?
1495 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3510 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
294 Nm / 217 ft.lb / 30 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1440 kg
Chevrolet Malibu SS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3880 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1549 kg
Chevrolet Malibu LS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3501 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1495 kg
Chevrolet Malibu LT -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3501 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1504 kg
Chevrolet Malibu Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1440 kg

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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Length 4783 mm 188.3 inches
Width 1775 mm 69.9 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1495 kg 3296 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity 61.8 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LZ4
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.5 litre
3510 cc
(214.193 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99 × 76 mm
3.9 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.3
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 61.8 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 294 Nm (217 ft·lb) (30 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 83.76 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1052.6 kPa (152.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6400 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 585 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 147.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
108.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
145.15 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.24 kg/kW
15.43 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.100
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/50 R 17
Tyres rear P225/50 R 17
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 276 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.05
general
Carfolio.com ID148720
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 36.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ added 2006-11-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.