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2002 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

2002 Chevrolet Malibu Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews

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Ashley writes:
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works great

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not sporty enough

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Buy A Malibu — it works great. not the most beautiful car though, it is a family style car after all. rides nice, its fast. doesn't handle the best around corners since it is a bigger car. gas mileage is really good for a v6. so far i have only had to have the front brakes and a wheel barring replaced. its a pretty dark green color with a beige and gray interior.i wish it were a black interior though. it has 4 cup holders which i like a lot, and air conditioner, love that. i also like that it has a factory am/fm radio with both a cd player and cassette player, not to mention the speakers which have pretty good bass response for factor made. overall i love my Malibu.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Charles writes:
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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A good road car and commuter.

Cons

It burned some gas and some brakes.

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Return Of The Quality Malibu — A good car, 3.1 V6 had power on demand, handled well, especially when I put Kelly tires on it. Comfy ride, maintenance was middle of the road, though it went through brakes kind of fast. Good looking car and rode well, not a Cadillac but not a Cavalier either.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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'Pete writes:
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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4

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comfortable ride, roomy

Cons

passed 85k miles....needs alot of repairs

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Good Out Of Town Cruiser....plenty Of Room For Subs Plus Luggage — performance - better than i thought it would be for a bigger car Trunk - love it...way more room than my cavi had build quality - built alright....stupid little clips and parts keep breaking gas mileage is good, mantinece is killing me....went into the shop way more times than my cavi did

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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faststang writes:
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Just good transportation. Very reliable.

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None, other than this is an older car missing modern car features

faststang
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Great Value And Transportation. — Looking for an older car that is reliable? The Chevy Malibu is a great choice. The car drives well and has plenty of room for 5 adults. There are no frills with the base model, but it does include features like power windows and locks, ABS brakes, etc.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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casper271 writes:
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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reliable

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looks like almost all the other cars out there. wish it was a little more "sporty"

casper271
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Great Every Day Car — Great every day car great car, great Fuel econ. lots of room (i'm 6 ft 1 inch). This car has never let us down, we Have 115000 kms on it.

Owner for 3 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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mperry723 writes:
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holding together and no problems

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a little hard on gas, maybe a tune up soon ?

mperry723
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Good Solid Chevy — She drives it So I need to keep the car in good shape. I can tell you the the still runs like new and rides smooth . I just put a set of rain deflectors/wind today. Great shape for a 2002.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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07VibeSport writes:
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Fun to drive with the loud side exit exhaust

Cons

Wish it was a 5 speed manual

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Nice And Sporty For A Malibu — Had a good time driving this Malibu, exhaust sounded awesome and it looks really sporty on the Malibu. Got lots of looks on the roads with the loud side exit, especially at night when flames could be seen coming out the side exit.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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David writes:
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fun

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Motor issue

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I Am Now A Ford Guy! — The car had Dexcol in it and eat the Head Gaskets! Car is now dead and sitting in the back Yard with a blown motor. GM Knows of the issue and has been suide over it and still has not made it a recall repair. But almost everyone who has a 2000 - 2004 is having the same issue. In 2005 GM changed the Headgaskets they where using to new ones that Dexcool dose not eat. Come on GM do a recall or continue to piss of your customer base and watch them go over seas on there car purchases.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alma writes:
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it runs somewhat

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almost everything

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Malibu Sucks — this car was ok when i first got it, but now it pretty much sucks since it's got about 100,000 on it. the signal lights dont want to work the cd player dont play most of the cds i have i've changed brakes on the car twice in two months.

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Paul writes:
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Roomy, good mileage, rides nice

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I don't know if it's just me, but the headrest seems fixed way forward, so I have to tilt the seat back a bit to be comfortable, not really a big deal though.

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Kind Of Plain, But A Good Car — This the car that replaced the Olds. Nothing fancy, just a 4 door tan Malibu. I learned my lesson and drive this one nice when I end up driving it.

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I Love It..!! I Would So Get Another One..!! By Donovan

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Stylish, Affordable And Great Mpg! By trkrus

Vehicle is very comfortable and stylish. 4 cyliders still delivers decent power. Two tone leather is not like traditional leather where you stick to it or are freezing in the winter. Satellite radio i... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Fair. By thizzizxenia

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Sporty By tilly2812

All good this car rides and handles good and get good gas mileage. have own this car now for two years and no problems yet. need to replace OEM tires that have 77000 miles on them. plan on putting the... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Favorite Car Of All Time! By goldens_4

This Malibu exceeds all my expectations for a midsize sedan. It's very spacious for a family of four. The overall look is very classy with the suede/leather interior and woodgrain trim. The gas mileag... Read More

Great Car But Can Use A Little More Accesories By davenports

The front-wheel drive 2010 Malibu has a four- or six-cylinder engine, which is paired with a four- or six-speed automatic transmission. The base four-cylinder Malibu gets 22/30 mpg city/highway, which... Read More

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Nice Car By Llestarge

50K+ miles so far. Maintenance has been good but not stellar. The radio antenna is very weak. The key fob wore out and cost $200 to replace. There is a small rattle in the suspension on bumpy road... Read More

Great Job For My First Ever Own American Car By farizel

The car is a good one to own as it doesn't cost much to maintain it. When you do need power, you can switch it to semi-manual and have some serious fun. Overall it is a nice car but I just want to get... Read More

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