2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

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2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU ECO SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Model:

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco midsize sedan

Body style / driveline:

4-door, 5-passenger front-engine transaxle (front-drive)

Construction:

Steel body-frame integral (unibody) with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel and trunk lid

Global vehicle class:

Midsize sedan

Manufacturing locations:

Fairfax, Kansas and Detroit-Hamtramck, Michigan

Key competitors:

Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion


Engines

Type:

Ecotec 2.4L DOHC I-4 VVT DI w/ eAssist

Ecotec 2.5L DOHC I-4 VVT DI

Application:

Malibu Eco

Malibu LS, LT, LTZ

Displacement (cu. in. / cc):

145.4 / 2384

152.5 / 2499

Bore & stroke (in. / mm):

3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98

3.46 x 3.97 / 88 x 101

Block material:

Lost foam cast aluminum

Lost foam cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Lost foam cast aluminum

Lost foam cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuous cam phaser intake and exhaust

Overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

Valve lifters:

Hydraulic roller finger follower

Hydraulic roller finger follower

Ignition system:

Coil-on-plug

Coil-on-plug

Fuel delivery:

High-pressure direct injection and electronic throttle control

High-pressure direct injection and electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

11.3:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

182 / 134 @ 6200 rpm (est.)

190 / 141 @ 6200 estimated, SAE certification pending

Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

172 / 233 @ 4900 rpm

180 / 245 @ 4500 estimated, SAE certification pending

Recommended fuel:

Regular unleaded

Regular unleaded

Max. engine speed (fuel cut-off):

7000 rpm

7000 rpm

Emissions controls:

SAI System, PZEV-capable,
close-coupled, catalytic converter, variable valve timing; positive crankcase ventilation; evaporative system

SAI system, PZEV-capable, close-coupled, catalytic converter, positive crankcase ventilation; evaporative system

Additional features:

Extended-life spark plugs
extended-life coolant

Extended-life spark plugs
extended-life coolant

GM-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy / combined):

8.1 / 5.3 / 6.8

TBD


Transmission

Type:

Hydra-Matic 6T40 six-speed automatic

Gear ratios: (:1):

 

     First:

4.58

     Second:

2.96

     Third:

1.91

     Fourth:

1.45

     Fifth:

1.00

     Sixth:

0.75

     Reverse:

2.84

Final drive ratio

2.64:1

 

Electric Drive System

Type:

Belt-driven, liquid-cooled induction motor/generator unit and lithium-ion battery system; air-cooled power electronics and battery pack

Maximum electric generating power:

15 kW @ 1570-3180 rpm

Maximum electric motor torque (cranking):

110 lb.-ft. / 150 Nm

Maximum electric motor torque (electric assist):

79 lb.-ft. / 107 Nm @ 1,000 rpm

Maximum electric motor power (electric assist):

15 hp / 11.2 kW @ 1,000-2,200 rpm

Lithium-ion battery:

115V, 0.5-kWh, 15 kW peak power


Chassis/Suspension


Front:

Independent, MacPherson strut-type with dual-path mountings, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings

Rear:

Four-link independent rear; hollow stabilizer bar

Traction control:

All-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention

Steering type:

Rack-mounted electric rack-and-pinion power steering

Steering wheel turns lock-to-lock:

2.68

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (feet / meters):

37.4 / 11.4

Steering ratio:

15.2:1


Brakes

Type:

Four-wheel disc w/ABS (w/ESC)

Brake rotor diameter – front (in / mm):

11.7 / 297 vented; single-piston, aluminum caliper

Brake rotor diameter – rear (in / mm):

11.5 / 292 solid; single-piston, aluminum caliper


Wheels / Tires

Wheel size and type:

17 x 8.5-inch aluminum

Tires:

P225/55R17 low-rolling resistance


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm) :

107.8 / 2738

Overall length (in / mm):

191.3 / 4859

Overall width (in / mm):

73 / 1854

Overall height (in / mm):

57.6 / 1462

Front track (in / mm):

62.1 / 1577

Rear track (in / mm):

62 / 1574

Coefficient of drag (cD):

.30 (GM-estimated)

 

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

39.0 / 991 (front)
37.6 / 955 (rear)

Legroom (in / mm):

42.1 / 1069 (front)
36.9 / 936 (rear)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

57.5 / 1461 (front)
57.1 / 1450 (rear)

Hip room (in / mm):

55.7 / 1414 (front)
54.4 / 1382 (rear)

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L) :

100 / 2832

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

116.3 / 3292

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

14.3 / 405 – Eco
16.3 / 462 – LS, LT, LTZ

 

Performance

0-60 mph (seconds):

8.7 (GM-estimated)

60-0 mph braking (ft. / m):

134 / 41 (GM-estimated)


Capacities

 

Fuel tank (gal (uk) / L):

13.1 / 59.9

Engine oil (qt / L):

2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7

Cooling system (qt / L):

2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7

Curb weight (lbs / kg):

3620 / 1642

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