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1978 Chevrolet Malibu IV Station Wagon 5.7 V8 (165 Hp) CAT Automatic

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Key specs

Chevrolet Malibu Station wagon (estate) 1978, 1979

What is the body type?Station wagon (estate), 5 Doors, 6 Seats
How much power?165 hp, 353 Nm
260.36 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?5.7 l
5733 cm3
349.85 cu. in.
How many cylinders?8, V engine
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
How long is this vehicle?4911 mm
193.35 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1816 mm
71.5 in.
What is the curb weigh?1567 kg
3454.64 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?1133 - 2050 l
40.01 - 72.4 cu. ft.
How many gears?3
What type is the gearbox?automatic transmission

Chevrolet Malibu IV Station Wagon 5.7 V8 (165 Hp) CAT Automatic 1978, 1979 Specs

General information
BrandChevrolet
Model Malibu
Generation Malibu IV Station Wagon
Modification (Engine) 5.7 V8 (165 Hp) CAT Automatic
Start of production 1978 year
End of production 1979 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type Station wagon (estate)
Seats 6
Doors 5
Performance specs
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Engine specs
Power 165 hp @ 3800 rpm.
Torque 353 Nm @ 2400 rpm. 260.36 lb.-ft. @ 2400 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 5733 cm3 349.85 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V engine
Cylinder Bore 101.6 mm 4 in.
Piston Stroke 88.39 mm 3.48 in.
Compression ratio 8.2
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Carburettor
Valvetrain OHV
Engine oil capacity 4.0 l 4.23 US qt | 3.52 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1567 kg 3454.64 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 1133 l 40.01 cu. ft.
Trunk (boot) space - maximum 2050 l 72.4 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 69 l 18.23 US gal | 15.18 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4911 mm 193.35 in.
Width 1816 mm 71.5 in.
Height 1384 mm 54.49 in.
Wheelbase 2745 mm 108.07 in.
Front track 1486 mm 58.5 in.
Rear (Back) track 1467 mm 57.76 in.
Front overhang 915 mm 36.02 in.
Rear overhang 1251 mm 49.25 in.
Ride height 145 mm 5.71 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 13.0 m 42.65 ft.
Approach angle 20°
Departure angle 15°
Ramp angle 14°
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 3
Front suspension Independent, Spring McPherson, with stabilizer
Rear suspension dependent spring suspension, Transverse stabilizer, Trailing
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Steering rack
Tires size 195/75 R14
Wheel rims size 6.0J x 14
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