Engines & Power

Avenger SE

Malibu LS

Standard Engine 2.4L 173 hp I4 2.5L 197 hp I4
Horsepower 173 @ 6000 RPM 197 @ 6300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 166 @ 4400 RPM 191 @ 4400 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2360 2499
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.46 X 3.82 3.46 X 3.98
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 11.3:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Avenger SE

Malibu LS

Standard Transmission 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Avenger SE

Malibu LS

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.20 100.00
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 13.50 16.30
Standard Towing (lb.) 1000 1000
Max Towing (lb.) 1000 1000
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) 4600 No data
Max GVWR (lb.) 4600 No data

Braking & Traction

Avenger SE

Malibu LS

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 Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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