2002 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

2002 Chevrolet Malibu Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 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: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"big space" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"power" 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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comfortable ride, roomy

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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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e_cantu writes:
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2

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Engine power
Good Interior quality

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The model i took was neglected so it has a lot of bad points.

e_cantu
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Not A Good Impression — I sold this car because it was too big for me, it drove good, exaclty a highway car, but i didnĀ“t demand it so i decided to sold it and get another one smaller and better talking about fuel economy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sucios13 writes:
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Good mileage works good

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Nothing

Sucios13
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Awesome Car — This Malibu is the first car I've ever owned, and I can tell it will last me a long time. Partly because I bought it with <60,000 miles on it, and partly because it is just about flawless. The gas mileage could be a bit better, so far I've gotten around 18-19 mpg city, and the acceleration from a stop isn't the best, rather poor, actually. But everything, literally, everything else about this car is fantastic. Of the reviews I've read, owners either love their car or hate it.. and I am one of the ones who loves their Malibu. So I, for one, recommend it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sucios13 writes:
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Good gas mileage

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Nothing

Sucios13
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Awesome Car — This Malibu is the first car I've ever owned, and I can tell it will last me a long time. Partly because I bought it with <60,000 miles on it, and partly because it is just about flawless. The gas mileage could be a bit better, so far I've gotten around 18-19 mpg city, and the acceleration from a stop isn't the best, rather poor, actually. But everything, literally, everything else about this car is fantastic. Of the reviews I've read, owners either love their car or hate it.. and I am one of the ones who loves their Malibu. So I, for one, recommend it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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mperry723 writes:
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5

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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

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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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