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Vehicle 2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 2002 Volvo S60 2.4T S SR
12v power outlet: front & rear No Yes
19-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
22-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2435 cc 2.4 liters in-line 5 front engine with 83 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 9 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and four valves per cylinder No Yes
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
3-Function HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener Yes No
3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners No Yes
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side with pre-tensioners No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes No
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive, Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
80 liter 21.1 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank No Yes
Adaptive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Air conditioning with climate control and rear outlet No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. Yes No
All-Speed Traction Control Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; XM(R) Satellite Radio Yes No
Anticorrosion warranty: duration (months): 96 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Audio anti-theft protection: code No Yes
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard No Yes
Automatic five-speed transmission with mode select, lock-up, electronic control and shift lever on floor No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On and Dusk Sensor Yes No
Auxiliary Input Jack Yes No
Battery Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
Black Grill Yes No
Body Color Located On Exterior Door Handles Yes No
Body side molding No Yes
Brake Assistance Yes No
Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, four adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket heated passenger seat with lumbar adjustment, - adjustments and tilt adjustment No Yes
Cargo area light No Yes
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (liters): 1034, rear seat down (cu ft): 36.5, all seats in place (liters): 394 and all seats in place (cu ft): 13.9 No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors Yes No
Chrome and Body Color Body Side Moldings Yes No
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipe Yes No
Clock No Yes
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth No Yes
Coefficient of drag: 0.28 No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass Yes No
Conventional lens halogen bulb headlights No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise control No Yes
Cruise Control Yes No
Day time running lights No Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed/fade courtesy lights No Yes
Digital Clock Yes No
Diversity antenna No Yes
Door ajar warning No Yes
Door edge hazard lights No Yes
Door entry light No Yes
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver and Front Passenger Illuminated Vanity Mirror Yes No
Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors No Yes
Driver and passenger power heated partial-painted door mirrors No Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes No
Emission control level FED No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4577, overall length (inches): 180.2, overall width (mm): 1803, overall width (inches): 71, overall height (mm): 1427, overall height (inches): 56.2, wheelbase (mm): 2718, wheelbase (inches): 107, front track (mm): 1552, front track (inches): 61.1, rear track (mm): 1547, rear track (inches): 60.9, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10790 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 35.4 No Yes
External temperature No Yes
Fixed delivery charges: 625 No Yes
Floor covering: carpet in load area No Yes
Floor mats No Yes
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs No Yes
Four-door sedan body style No Yes
Four-wheel ABS No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and rear alloy wheels with 16 inch rim diam and 6.5 inch rim width No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front and rear reading lights No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes No
Front and rear roof airbag No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Front and rear tires with 205 mm tire width, 55% tire profile and H tire rating No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Pretensioners Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Heated 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 Power 296-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 276-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front power windows with two one-touch , rear power windows No Yes
Front seat back storage No Yes
Front seat center armrest No Yes
Front seats and rear seats cup holders No Yes
Front side airbag No Yes
Front-wheel drive No Yes
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 8.4, EPA highway (mpg): 28, EPA city (l/100km): 11.2 and EPA city (mpg): 21 No Yes
Full car warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 No Yes
Full dashboard console , full floor console with covered storage box No Yes
Gloss paint , black paint No Yes
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Headlight control with time delay switch-off No Yes
Heat reflective glass No Yes
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror No Yes
Illuminated entry system No Yes
Immobilizer 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
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 988, front headroom (inches): 38.9, rear headroom (mm): 963, rear headroom (inches): 37.9, front hip room (mm): 1397, front hip room (inches): 55, rear hip room (mm): 1387, rear hip room (inches): 54.6, front leg room (mm): 1082, front leg room (inches): 42.6, rear leg room (mm): 846, rear leg room (inches): 33.3, front shoulder room (mm): 1427, front shoulder room (inches): 56.2, rear shoulder room (mm): 1410, rear shoulder room (inches): 55.5, interior volume (liters): 3792 and interior volume (cu ft): 133.9 No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
L A T C H Yes No
Leather Located On Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Lockable glove compartment No Yes
Low fuel level warning No Yes
Low washer fluid level warning No Yes
Luxury trim leather on gearknob and carbon fiber on doors No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Manufacturer's own audio system with AM/FM radio and cassette No Yes
Memorized adjustment on door mirror position with four driver's seat positions No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Alarm and Ignition Yes No
Multi-point injection fuel system No Yes
Oil pressure 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 No
Part-painted front and rear bumpers No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Passenger seat secondary ventilation controls No Yes
Peripheral anti-theft protection No Yes
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment No Yes
Power: 147 kW , 197 HP SAE @ 6000 rpm; 210 ft lb , 285 Nm @ 1800 rpm No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power steering No Yes
Powertrain warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 No Yes
Power Window Lockout Yes No
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Premium unleaded fuel No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes No
Radio Data System Yes No
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear fog lights No Yes
Rear seat center armrest with trunk access No Yes
Rear view mirror No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Rear window with defogger No Yes
Remote audio controls No Yes
Remote control remote trunk/hatch release No Yes
Remote Ignition Yes No
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch No Yes
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Road-side assistance warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
SBRP215/55R17 BSW, Touring Tires Yes No
Seat Belt Height Adjuster Yes No
Seating: five seats No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Service interval indicator No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes No
Six speakers No Yes
Solar-Ray(R) Tinted Glass Yes No
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel No Yes
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Cruise Control and Transmission Yes No
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telephone Antenna Yes No
Telescoping Steering Column Yes No
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted glass on cabin No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Trim level: 2.4T No Yes
Trip Computer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes No
Turbo compressor No Yes
Two active head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable electric adjustable head restraints on rear seats No Yes
Ultralux Upgraded Cloth Seats Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via PASS-Key III Plus Engine Immobilizer and Alarm Yes No
Vehicle Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Ventilation system with recirculation setting and micro filter No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Phone Yes No
Weights: curb weight (kg) 1427 and curb weight (lbs) 3146 No Yes
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe No Yes
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices Yes No






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