Chevrolet Malibu LT Turbo, 2013 MY US

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine that delivers power to the front wheels. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 259 bhp (263 PS/193 kW) at 5500 rpm and 353 Nm (260 lbft/36 kgm) at 1750-5500 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1649 kg.

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Chevrolet Malibu LT Turbo, 2013 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4864 mm
How heavy?
1649 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
263 PS / 259 bhp / 193 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 1750-5500 rpm
How economical?
25/37 US MPG EPA city/highway

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2457 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1539 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2497 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu LT Turbo data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2738 mm 107.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 4864 mm 191.5 inches
Width 1854 mm 73 inches
Height 1463 mm 57.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1649 kg 3635 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 263 PS (259 bhp) (193 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 129.6 bhp/litre
2.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 1750-5500 rpm
Specific torque 176.68 Nm/litre
2.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2220.2 kPa (322 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
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 159.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.12 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.06 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.54 kg/kW
14.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 25/37 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km9.4/6.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre10.6/15.7 km/l city/highway
UK MPG30.0/44.4 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG25.0/37.0 US MPG city/highway
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 2.680
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8.0 x 17
Wheel size rear 8.0 x 17
Tyres front P225/55 R 17
Tyres rear P225/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 297 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 2.64
general
Carfolio.com ID293689
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LT Turbo added 2012-11-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.