2015 Chevrolet Malibu

2015 Chevrolet Malibu
MSRP
$22,465
BASE MODEL
MPG
25
CITY
36
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
196 HP
Gas I4 ENGINE
Rating
5
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The standard powertrain for most of the Malibu lineup in 2015 is a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine has direct injection and overhead cams, with stop/start technology. It makes 196 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque on regular-grade gas. The premium engine is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder which makes 259 horsepower and 295 pound-feet. It is also mated to a 6-speed automatic. Both engines return relatively good fuel economy, with the 2.5L achieving up to 36 mpg on the highway. The 2015 Malibu comes in a full range of trims, including basic LS, mid-range LT and top-of-the-...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Fuel-efficient powertrains; fresh, contemporary styling; MyLink and 4G LTE connectivity; improved ride and handling
  • Steering
  • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall15.2
  • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)2.68
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)37.4
  • Steering TypeElectric Rack & Pinion
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Second Head Room (in)37.50
  • Passenger Volume (ft )100.3
  • Second Leg Room (in)36.80
  • Second Hip Room (in)54.30
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)57.50
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.10
  • Front Head Room (in)39.00
  • Front Hip Room (in)55.00
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)57.10
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)- TBD -
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)- TBD -
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)29
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)25
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)36
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM191 @ 4400
  • Engine Order CodeLKW
  • Engine TypeGas I4
  • Displacement2.5L/150
  • Fuel SystemDirect Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM196 @ 6300
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP215/60R16
  • Rear Tire SizeP215/60R16
  • Rear Tire Order CodeQPE
  • Front Tire Order CodeQPE
  • Brakes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)11.7 x - TBD -
  • Brake TypePwr
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)11.5 x - TBD -
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3393
  • Suspension
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)- TBD -
  • Suspension Type - RearFour-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontMacPherson Strut
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)- TBD -
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)2.64
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.91
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.45
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.96
  • Trans Type6
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.84
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)4.58
  • Trans Order CodeMNH
  • Cooling System
  • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)7.5
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)15.8
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Wheelbase (in)107.80
  • Height, Overall (in)57.60
  • Track Width, Front (in)62.20
  • Track Width, Rear (in)62.00
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)73.00
  • Length, Overall (in)191.50
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameChevrolet Malibu
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )16.3
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)16 x 7.5
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)16 x 7.5
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year6.2
  • Vehicle
  • Number of Passenger Doors4
  • EPA ClassificationMidsize Cars
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