1996 Chevrolet Malibu LS US

The Chevrolet Malibu LS is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the front wheels. The 3.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that produces 155 bhp (157 PS/116 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 251 N·m (185 lb·ft/25.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm. A 4 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1406 kg.

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1996 Chevrolet Malibu LS US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4836 mm
How heavy?
1406 kg
What size engine?
3.1 litre, 3135 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
157 PS / 155 bhp / 116 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
251 Nm / 185 ft.lb / 25.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3153 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1409 kg
Chevrolet Malibu LS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3135 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1396 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1384 kg

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1996 Chevrolet Malibu LS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2718 mm 107 inches
Track/tread (front) 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Length 4836 mm 190.4 inches
Width 1763 mm 69.4 inches
Height 1433 mm 56.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1406 kg 3100 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 56.8 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.1 litre
3135 cc
(191.309 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 84 mm
3.5 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
157 PS (155 bhp) (116 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
49.4 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
251 Nm (185 ft·lb) (25.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
80.06 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1006.1 kPa (145.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 522.5 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 111.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.21 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.16 kg/kW
20.32 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.ChpmnS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID3575
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chevrolet Malibu LS added 1998-04-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.