Chevrolet Malibu 1st generation 5.0 MT sedan (1978–1978)

Chevrolet Malibu 1st generation 5.0 MT sedan (1978–1978)
Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Malibu Generation: 1st generation sedan Modification: 5.0 MT Year of issue: 1978–1978

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l)470
Front wheel track (mm)1486
Wheelbase (mm)2745
Height (mm)1376
Width (mm)1816
Rear wheel track (mm)1467
Ground clearance (mm)137
Curb Weight (kg)1466
Length (mm)4895


Cylinder Bore (mm)94.89
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersEight
Piston stroke (mm)88.4
Maximum torque (N • m)332
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (r / min)2400
Turns of the maximum power, min. (r / min)3800
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationV-shaped
Engine power (hp)145
Engine capacity (cm3)4998
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear suspensionMultilever, with the longitudinal lever and the stabilizer of cross stability
Front suspensionIndependent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)17
Fuel tank capacity (l)68.5
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km)12.5
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km)Nineteen
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)10.5
Maximum speed (km / h)183
Recommended fuelAI-95


Turning diameter (m)12.2
Power steeringPower steering

Tires, wheels:

Rim width66
Rim diameter1414
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameter1414
Tire height7575
Tire width185185

Chevrolet Malibu 1st generation 5.0 MT sedan (1978–1978).