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Chevrolet Malibu Fuel Economy (km/L)

km/L Number of Vehicles
8 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
9 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
10 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
11 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
12 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
13 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
14 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
15 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
16 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
17 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
18 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
19 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
20 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
21 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
22 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
23 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
24 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
25 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
26 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
27 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
28 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
29 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
30 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
31 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
32 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
33 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
34 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
35 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
36 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
37 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
38 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
39 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
40 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
41 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
42 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
43 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
44 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
45 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
46 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
47 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
48 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
49 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
50 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
51 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
52 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
53 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
54 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
55 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
56 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
57 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
58 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
59 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
60 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
61 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
62 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
63 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
64 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
65 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
66 kilometers per liter 5 vehicles
67 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
68 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
69 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
70 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
71 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
72 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain km/L  
2006 2006 4dr Hatch 164-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 4-sp automatic FWD 38.35
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With the 145 kilowatts 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Malibu has been averaging 38.35 L/100km (liters per 100 kilometers).

The 2006 Chevrolet Malibus in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 kilometers per hour (about 51 percent of the kilometers driven). The rest of the kilometers were in the city (19.5 percent), in heavy traffic (11.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2006 Chevrolet Malibu in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2006 2006 4dr Hatch 201-hp 3.5L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 52.68
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 164-hp 2.4L I4 Hybrid 4-sp automatic FWD 66
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 201-hp 3.5L V6 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD 60
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 252-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 65.9
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2006 Chevrolet Malibu

2006 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It does better than RPA predicts at 60 mph or less. MUCH better. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2007 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Gets about 26-27mpg in real-world driving - city commute of ~10mi one way. Great fuel economy for a bigger car. 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
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 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
2006 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
 

2006 Chevrolet Malibu Gas Mileage (km/L)

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 km/L based on how and where you drive a car.