2011 Chevrolet Malibu, 2013 MY

The Malibu is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) passenger car with a front mounted engine, sold by Chevrolet. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.5 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 4500 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

2011 Chevrolet Malibu, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4859 mm
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2497 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 ft.lb / 25 kgm @ 4500 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2384 cm3 182 PS 179.5 bhp 134 kW 1628 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2457 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1539 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1998 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1649 kg

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2738 mm 107.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 4859 mm 191.3 inches
Width 1854 mm 73 inches
Height 1463 mm 57.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2497 cc
(152.376 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 76.1 bhp/litre
1.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 98.12 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1233 kPa (178.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 624.25 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 11.96 s
@ 117 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½ x 18
Wheel size rear 8½ x 18
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 296 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID240042
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Chevrolet Malibu added 2011-04-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.