2007 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ V6, 2008 MY US

The Malibu LTZ V6 is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front mounted engine, sold by Chevrolet. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 252 bhp (256 PS/188 kW) of power at 6300 rpm, and maximum torque of 340 N·m (251 lb·ft/34.7 kgm) at 3200 rpm. A 6 speed automatic 'box transfers the power to the wheels. The Chevrolet Malibu LTZ V6 weighs a claimed 1655 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2007 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ V6, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4872 mm
How heavy?
1655 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3564 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
256 PS / 252 bhp / 188 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
340 Nm / 251 ft.lb / 34.7 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

Chevrolet Malibu LS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2384 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW 1549 kg
Chevrolet Malibu LT -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2384 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW 1550 kg
Chevrolet Malibu LTZ -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2384 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4A 3510 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1577 kg
Chevrolet Malibu Maxx SS -
5 door hatchback FF 4A 3880 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1642 kg
Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3501 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1569 kg

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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2852 mm 112.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 4872 mm 191.8 inches
Width 1786 mm 70.3 inches
Height 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1655 kg 3649 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61.7 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
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3564 cc
(217.489 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 85.6 mm
3.7 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 256 PS (252 bhp) (188 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output 70.7 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 340 Nm (251 ft·lb) (34.7 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 95.4 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1198.8 kPa (173.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6900 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 594 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 154.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.54 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
152.27 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.81 kg/kW
14.71 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.700
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/50 R 18
Tyres rear P225/50 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 296 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 2.77
general
Carfolio.com ID163988
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ V6 added 2007-11-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.