Chevrolet
Malibu Classic
2008
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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$20,320
Invoice *
$19,304
Engine
3.5L V-6 219 HP 219.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
28.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.5L V-6 219 HP 219.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Battery
525 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.05
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.1 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " steel
Front Tires
P215/60SR16.0BSW touring AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (2-way power) / 8-way (6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
premium cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
metal-look
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
driver illuminated / dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
dual
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front / front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / XM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan / clock
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
6
Radio Theft Deterrent
THEFTLOCK
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
PASS-Key III+
Panic Alarm
panic alarm

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
188.3 "
Exterior Width
69.9 "
Exterior Height
57.5 "
Wheelbase
106 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
18.0 '
Curb Weight
3,297 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.9 "
Rear Legroom
38.5 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Hiproom
52.4 "
Rear Hiproom
52.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.1 "
Passenger Volume
101 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.4 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

LT 4dr Sedan
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A

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