Chevrolet Malibu Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 154 mm (6.1 in)
    • Offroad abilities: above average
    • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 122 — 134 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
    • Clearance to tire height: 154 mm / 120 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 154 mm / 423 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 166 mm
    • Difference with world average: -7 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.2i 16V — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.4 hp/mm
  • SS 3.9i V6 12V — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.2i 16V — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • SS 3.9i V6 12V — 2.1 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.2i 16V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    70 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.5
    3.5i V6 12V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    44 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.5
    SS 3.9i V6 12V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    40 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.5
    Vehicle 2.2i 16V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 3.5i V6 12V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle SS 3.9i V6 12V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 154 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 122 — 134 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 154 mm / 113 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 154 mm / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 166 mm
      • Difference with world average: -7 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • SS 3.9i V6 12V — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • SS 3.9i V6 12V — 2.1 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    SS 3.9i V6 12V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    40 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.4
    Vehicle SS 3.9i V6 12V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.4%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 154 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 122 — 134 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 154 mm / 133 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 154 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 166 mm
      • Difference with world average: -7 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.2i 16V — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.2i 16V — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.2i 16V — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.5i V6 12V — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.2i 16V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    70 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.5
    3.5i V6 12V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    44 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.5
    Vehicle 2.2i 16V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 3.5i V6 12V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 154 mm (6.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 122 — 134 mm (4.8 — 5.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 154 mm / 129 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 154 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 166 mm
      • Difference with world average: -7 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.5i V6 12V — 1.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.5i V6 12V — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.5i V6 12V 154 mm
    (6.1 in)
    44 mm/L 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    -5% 10.4
    Vehicle 3.5i V6 12V
    Clearance 154 mm (6.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.4%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 139 mm (5.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27.8 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 107 — 119 mm (4.2 — 4.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 139 mm / 129 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 139 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 151 mm
      • Difference with world average: -22 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.1i V6 — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.1i V6 — 1.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.1i V6 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.1i V6 139 mm
    (5.5 in)
    44 mm/L 106 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -16% 9.7
    Vehicle 3.1i V6
    Clearance 139 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 106 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -16%
    Ride height to car height 9.7%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 153 mm (6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 25.5 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 121 — 133 mm (4.8 — 5.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 153 mm / 141 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 153 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 165 mm
      • Difference with world average: -8 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 1.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.8 V6 153 mm
    (6 in)
    40 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.8
    5.7 d V8 153 mm
    (6 in)
    27 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.8
    4.3 d V6 153 mm
    (6 in)
    36 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.8
    4.4 V8 153 mm
    (6 in)
    35 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.8
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 5.7 d V8
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 27 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 4.3 d V6
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 36 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 35 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 158 mm (6.2 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 26.3 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 126 — 138 mm (5 — 5.4 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 158 mm / 146 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 158 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 170 mm
      • Difference with world average: -3 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 1.7 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.8 V6 158 mm
    (6.2 in)
    42 mm/L 125 mm
    (4.9 in)
    -2% 11.1
    4.3 d V6 158 mm
    (6.2 in)
    37 mm/L 125 mm
    (4.9 in)
    -2% 11.1
    4.4 V8 158 mm
    (6.2 in)
    36 mm/L 125 mm
    (4.9 in)
    -2% 11.1
    5.0 V8 158 mm
    (6.2 in)
    32 mm/L 125 mm
    (4.9 in)
    -2% 11.1
    5.7 d V8 158 mm
    (6.2 in)
    28 mm/L 125 mm
    (4.9 in)
    -2% 11.1
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 158 mm (6.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 125 mm (4.9 in)
    Difference from world average -2%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 4.3 d V6
    Clearance 158 mm (6.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 125 mm (4.9 in)
    Difference from world average -2%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 158 mm (6.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 36 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 125 mm (4.9 in)
    Difference from world average -2%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 5.0 V8
    Clearance 158 mm (6.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 32 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 125 mm (4.9 in)
    Difference from world average -2%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 5.7 d V8
    Clearance 158 mm (6.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 125 mm (4.9 in)
    Difference from world average -2%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 160 mm (6.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 53.3 mm (2.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 128 — 140 mm (5 — 5.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 160 mm / 154 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 160 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 172 mm
      • Difference with world average: -1 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 4.4 V8 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 0.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 4.4 V8 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 d V8 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 d V6 — 1.4 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    4.4 V8 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    37 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 11.4
    3.8 V6 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    43 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 11.4
    5.7 d V8 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    28 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 11.4
    4.3 d V6 160 mm
    (6.3 in)
    37 mm/L 127 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 11.4
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 5.7 d V8
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 4.3 d V6
    Clearance 160 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 127 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 137 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 22.8 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 105 — 117 mm (4.1 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 137 mm / 139 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 137 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 149 mm
      • Difference with world average: -24 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 2.1 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.3 V6 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    42 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    3.8 V6 136 mm
    (5.4 in)
    36 mm/L 103 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10
    5.0 V8 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    27 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    4.4 V8 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    31 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    Vehicle 3.3 V6
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 136 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 36 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 103 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 5.0 V8
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 27 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 137 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 22.8 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 105 — 117 mm (4.1 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 137 mm / 140 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 137 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 149 mm
      • Difference with world average: -24 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 2.6 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.3 V6 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    42 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10
    3.8 V6 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    37 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    5.0 V8 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    27 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    4.4 V8 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    31 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    5.7 V8 137 mm
    (5.4 in)
    24 mm/L 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -18% 10.1
    Vehicle 3.3 V6
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 5.0 V8
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 27 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 5.7 V8
    Clearance 137 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 24 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -18%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 24.2 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 146 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 1 hp/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 3.3 V6 — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.8 V6 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 3.3 V6 — 1.4 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.8 V6 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    38 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.5
    5.0 V8 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    29 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.5
    5.7 V8 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    25 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.5
    4.4 V8 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    33 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.5
    3.3 V6 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    44 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.5
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 38 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 5.0 V8
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 5.7 V8
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 25 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 33 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle 3.3 V6
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Malibu clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 147 mm (5.8 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 49 mm (1.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 115 — 127 mm (4.5 — 5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 147 mm / 154 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 147 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 159 mm
      • Difference with world average: -14 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.3 V6 — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 3.8 V6 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 5.0 V8 — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 5.7 V8 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.4 V8 — 2 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    3.3 V6 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    45 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.8
    3.8 V6 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    39 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.8
    5.0 V8 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    29 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.8
    5.7 V8 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    26 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.8
    4.4 V8 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    33 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.8
    Vehicle 3.3 V6
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 3.8 V6
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 39 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 5.0 V8
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 5.7 V8
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 26 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 33 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%