Engines & Power

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Malibu Base

Standard Engine 2.2L 137 hp H4 2.4L 150 hp .4
Horsepower 137 @ 5400 RPM 150 @ 5500 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 145 @ 4400 RPM 167 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/SOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2212 2429
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.82 X 2.95 3.44 X 3.98
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.4:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

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Malibu Base

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

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Malibu Base

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.10 98.60
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 12.60 17.00
Standard Towing (lb.) 2000 1000
Max Towing (lb.) 2000 1000
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data

Braking & Traction

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Malibu Base

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A
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