2003 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

2003 Chevrolet Malibu Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 23 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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"ride" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"big space" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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Loved how economical it was... Very easy to maintain, and very reliable :)

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Lots of space, reliable, & very smooth drive

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Not so great on re-sale. & I have no idea why.

roxcat2
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Great Large Reliable Car — The car has been very reliable & handles well. The leather has held up nicely & has great space for everything! V6 provides a lot of power to it as well. Wish more people would want a Chevy in CA rather than a honda or toyota though. Market value should be higher than what they are going for. Never had any major problems with this car ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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itsa CHEVY

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ten yrs old

tigergirl91
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I Have Always Liked Malibus And I Was Happy To Get One — I got this car in October used but I love it even though it is giving me technicial issues. Its ten yrs old stuff is bound to go bad though....i love the color its burgandy and four doors and the Cd player actually works .. i would not give this car up that is for sure.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Turd

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trash

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Not A Good Car — Car had all kinds of issues. Would lock ignition out for 15 minutes every once and a while. Plenty of issues that i fixed as well. Glad to sell this car, even for a loss. Boring car as well. Turd.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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good car overall. drives well decent fuel economy

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no great power for v6

wolfman1692
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Good Communting Car — pretty good car to own. Realiable and easy to maintian. I think it was a good every day car and the only reason I got a different car was for more space for the family. No major problems while I had it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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big trunk and lots of leg room

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fuel mileage

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............................. — its a v6... good for passing ppl but sucks the gas. the back seat has lots of leg room. low maintenance for the one I own. could handle better around corners. wish it was better on gas. will buy a smaller car next time, maybe a TDI jetta

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Its relaible and does what it was made to do

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Bland, blens in with other cars

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Perfect For A Criminal And A Clean Getaway — Good performance from 3.1 liter v6 sporty suspension, and good traction from 215 width tires reliable as hell, and I beat the snot out of it cars last forever if taken care of interior is good but has rental-ish feel Very common car, looks are lacking Minimal customiztion options

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

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smooth ride, comfortable

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looks

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Good Car If Your Not Conserned About Looks — It is a nice car to have for a 17 year old, I like that is has 4 doors and it has a little pick up to it. But there are lots and lots of cars better than this one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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RELIABLE

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Very Common

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2003 Chevrolet Malibu — Typical 4 dr sedan. Remarkable quality, 230,000 miles and minimal repairs needed. Has a V6 so get up and go is there, not spectacular, but enough. Not so much 'fun' to drive, but it gets the job done. Good, reliable car for day to day driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gas mileage, acceleration, V6

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size, stock radio

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'03 Chevy Malibu — It's not a bad ride, gets pretty good pick-up, and overall i haven't had to many problems with it. I wish it was a little smaller and more sporty looking though. Gas mileage is pretty good even with my subs in the back.

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

My Malibu By bobadams79

This is the 2nd Malibu I have owned and have had great luck with them. I would like a little bigger back seats and higher fuel. But, everyone wants higher gas mileage. The Malibu is a safe car as well... Read More

Great Color And Fuel Economy By bearball

just purchased. so far no issues as this was purchased for my son to get back and forth to work. his ride from trenton nj and back to home(south plainfield) as well as to bayonne nj a few times a week... Read More

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Was Nice For A Year, Materials Started Wearing Excessively By Nick

I don't like that it's a Chevy, it's been the first Chevrolet I've owned and have had some problems with the electric power steering (seems to be very touchy) and chevrolet has been recalling too many... Read More

Malibu Great Commute And Family Car With Sporty Flare By GGB55

The looks and styling are great for this vehicle. Comfort is great for front seat passengers with the power seat options. Build fit and finish is excellent even with the abundance of plastics in the i... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Simple Commuter Vehicle By tdv0991

This is a great car, and i think it looks very nice also. The interior is simple, and a little bland. The overall ride quality is great, very smooth on long trips and tons of cargo space. I would reco... Read More

Nice Car By Pat

Nice car, needs more trunk space. Power is great for passing and speeding up on interstate. Braking is great. I realy like this car. Wonderful on short trips. Longer trips is short on luggage space. W... Read More

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