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Vehicle 2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT1 2004 Mazda MAZDA6 s 5-Door
19-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
22-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2.4-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 169@6400, Torque Of 160@4500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
2 Front and 2 Rear; 4 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets With 1 Power Outlet Integral To Cigarette Lighter No Yes
3.0-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine, Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 220@6300 and Torque Of 192@5000, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4 Front Cupholders and 2 Rear Cupholders, 6 Cupholders Total No Yes
4-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Active Head Restraints No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 7-In. No Yes
All-Speed Traction Control Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 6 Speakers Total; Single Disc CD Player No Yes
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; XM(R) Satellite Radio Yes No
Audio Prewiring No Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On and Dusk Sensor Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Auxiliary Input Jack Yes No
Battery Yes Yes
Battery Saver Yes No
Black Grill Yes No
Body Color Located On Exterior Door Handles Yes No
Body Color Sport Type Front Grille No Yes
Brake Assistance Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedowns Hooks No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors Yes Yes
Chrome Alloy Wheels, 17-In. Yes No
Chrome and Body Color Body Side Moldings Yes No
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipe Yes No
Cigarette Lighter With Illuminated Ashtray No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes Yes
Coin Holder No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest No Yes
Crash Sensor No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Crumple Zones No Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Driver and Front Passenger Vanity Mirror Yes No
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Power Seat Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Remote Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Chrome Oval Exhaust Outlets No Yes
Dual Front Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Dual Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Dual Front Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front and Rear Maplights No Yes
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Dual Cloth Sunvisors No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Pretensioners Yes No
Front Dual Reading Lights Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Adjustable Headrests and Driver Manually Adjustable Seat Height No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Front Halogen Foglights No Yes
Front Power 282-mm X 25-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 279-mm X 10-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 296-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 276-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Seatbelt Pretensioners and Force Limiters No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes Yes
Illuminated Entry No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent E-Type Multilink Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Interior Load Area Light No Yes
Interior Pollen Air Filter No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Wrapped Shift Knob and Parking Brake Handle No Yes
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Maintenance Interval Indicator For Brake Wear No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Alarm Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Hatch and Panic Button No Yes
OnStar(R) Hands-Free Calling With Telephone Yes No
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Assistance Yes No
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Directions and Connections Plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist and Roadside Assistance Yes No
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Directions and Connections Plan. Includes Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-By-Turn Navigation, Hands-Free Calling, Vehicle Diagnostics and Low Mileage Discount Yes No
OnStar(R) Turn-By-Turn Navigation Aid Yes No
Overhead Console Storage Yes Yes
Panic Button No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement, Passenger Weight and Seat Placement No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Perimeter Lighting No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Window Lockout Yes Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Yes Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Radio Data System Yes Yes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest No Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Rear Air Dam Bumper Skirt No Yes
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Rear Interval Window Wiper/Washer No Yes
Rear Seat Heating Ducts No Yes
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Hatch Release Located On Multi-Function Remote No Yes
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Removable Hard Cargo Cover No Yes
SBRP215/50VR17, All-Season Tires No Yes
SBRP215/55R17 BSW, Touring Tires Yes No
Seat Belt Height Adjuster Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Selective Unlocking No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Side Sill Extensions No Yes
Solar-Ray(R) Tinted Glass Yes No
Sport Type Front and Rear Body Color 5-MPH Impact-Absorbing Bumpers No Yes
Sport-Type Instrument Panel Trim Insert No Yes
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control Yes Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telephone Antenna Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Telescoping Steering Column Yes No
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Traction Control No Yes
Trip Computer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Perimeter Alarm No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via PASS-Key III Plus Engine Immobilizer and Alarm Yes No
Vehicle Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Phone Yes No
Warning Chimes For Headlights On and Key In Ignition No Yes
Warning Lights Include Parking Brake, High Beam, Check Engine, Oil Pressure, Battery Charge, Defrost On, Seatbelts, Airbags, O/D Off (Automatic Transmission Only), Door Ajar and Low Fuel No Yes






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