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Chevrolet Malibu MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
22 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Hatch 201-hp 3.5L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.74
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With the 219-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu has been averaging 26.74 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Malibus in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 38.9 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (17 percent), in heavy traffic (8.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Chevrolet Malibu in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 201-hp 3.5L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 40.39
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 252-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 32.73
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Great gas mileage for a mid-size. You can apply the money you save on gas to pay for the transmission rebuild. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2005 4dr Hatch 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
If you maintain 65mph on the highway this car will do an honest 30mpg. Amazing. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2005 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Last trip from Edmonton to Vancouver averaged 6.1L/100km. Best has been 5.9L/100km see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2005 4dr Hatch 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
At the time was at the upper range of fuel economy for size of vehicle needed. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2004 4dr Hatch 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I get 31.8 mpg on the highway, 28 in town. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2004 4dr Hatch 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Amazing fuel economy for a mid-sized peppy V6 engine. Good compromise of more than adequate power and well-above average fuel economy. Reviewers have noted the tranny is tweaked to favour fuel economy over towing ability -- perfect for most drivers. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2005 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Hatch 201-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
To get something close in horsepower, you need a 6 cylinder and the inherently lower fuel economy that comes with that vs. a 4 cyl. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2004 4dr Hatch 200-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Less than manufacturers claim see full Chevrolet Malibu review
 

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Malibu's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.