Chevy Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Chevrolet Malibu first appeared before the public in 2014. In fact, the model is the first planned restyling of the eighth generation, presented in 2012. It will not be difficult to distinguish the new product from its predecessor, it has stylish elongated headlights with lensed optics and elegant sections of daytime running lights.

The radiator grille has a rather unusual shape, it consists of many small plastic cells and is cut in the upper part by a cover plate with the logo of the American manufacturer. Below, along the edges of the front bumper, are niches with large round fog lamps. In general, the car has received many pleasant cosmetic changes but has not lost its charm and everything is also perfectly recognizable on the road.

 

2004 2005 2006 2007 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid Capacity Fluid Type
Automatic Transaxle 4T45-E Total Fill 12.9 quarts (12.2 liters)
Initial Fill 6.9 quarts (6.5 liters)
AF6
Automatic Transaxle 4T65-E Total Fill 13.4 quarts (12.7 liters)
Initial Fill 7.4 quarts (7 liters)
AF6

 

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid Capacity Fluid Type
6T70 6-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.5 quarts (9 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6
6T40 6-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.0 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6

 

2013 2014 2015 Chevy Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid Capacity Fluid Type
2.0 Turbo 6T70 6-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.5 quarts (9 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6
2.4 6T40 6-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.0 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6
2.5 6T40 6-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.0 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6

Chevy Malibu transmission flush also uses about 10 quarts of fluid to altogether clean and flush out the system.

It is not necessary to check the transmission fluid level. A transmission fluid leak is the only reason for fluid loss. If a leak occurs, take the vehicle to your dealer and have it repaired as soon as possible.

Change the fluid at the intervals listed in the Maintenance Schedule on page 11-2, and be sure to use the fluid listed in Recommended Fluids and Lubricants.

 

2016 2017 2018 Chevy Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
9 speed 9T50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10 quarts (9.5 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6
5 speed 5ET50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 7.1 quarts (6.7 liters)
Initial Fill 3.4 quarts (3.2 liters)
AF6
8 speed 6T40 Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 6.3 quarts (6 liters)
AF6

 

2019 2020 2021 Chevy Malibu Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
9 speed 9T50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10 quarts (9.5 liters)
Initial Fill 5.3 quarts (5 liters)
AF6
CVT250 Transmission Total Fill 9.1 quarts (8.6 liters) SL183

Your 2020 Chevy Malibu transmission filter will need to be replaced every 30,000 or 50,000 miles.

Thomas Buck

Thomas is our expert in the field of motor oils and lubricants. He worked for more than 15 years at the dealer service station and has vast practical experience, so he gladly agreed to be the editor and co-author of our articles about motors and motor oils.

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