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2023 Chevrolet Malibu LS FWD
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2023 Chevrolet Malibu
LS FWD
MSRP
$25,000
Invoice
$24,100
Average Price Paid
$25,000
437 listings nationwide

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LS FWD
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L Sedan FWD
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Specs

2023 Chevrolet Malibu
LS FWD
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
153 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.4 in
2.91 in x 3.2 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 42 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.7 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 183.7 in
Width 73 in 70.5 in
Height 57.9 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2023 Chevrolet Malibu
LS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Ash Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Riverside Blue Metallic
  • Sterling Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Driver Confidence Package
  • LPO, Convenience Package 2
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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