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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2001 Chevrolet Lumina
Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,500
4 listings nationwide

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2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,965

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2001 Chevrolet Lumina
Sedan FWD
220
Colin writes:
nice car drives good second best car ive seen
Looks/Style Ranked 2000 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"griille is nicer better shape"
Would Buy Ranked 2000 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"because its nicer than the lumina"
95
rhzoflv 2001 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan FWDReview:

Rate 6.5 Out Of 10. If Taken Care Of Maybe A 7 — Like its a chevy. Dislike the fact it was designed to have parts be purchased quite frequently. Disl...

75
Mohammed 2001 Chevrolet Lumina Sedan FWDReview:

Best Ever Car I Have Bought — it's a 2006 Chevrolet Lumina LS engine V6 alloytech GM australia accelration very wonderful build qu...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2001 Chevrolet Lumina
Sedan FWD
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,200 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10:1
Displacement
3,100 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 15.7 cu ft
Exterior
Length 200.9 in 194.2 in
Width 72.5 in 73 in
Height 54.8 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2001 Chevrolet Lumina
Sedan FWD
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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