2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Overview

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4 Dr LS Hatchback
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4 Dr LT Hatchback
Avg. Price: $6,346
4 Dr STD Hatchback

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4.25 stars

Based on 15 reviews

Solid, Economical, Ballanced, And Fun To Drive. by Thomas
 — This is a good solid car with a good balance of qualities. The hatchback gives it a lot of utility, as well as a definite styling advantage over the sedan. Although the engine dates back to GM's 1980 ... Read More
I Love My Car by Molly
 — Performance - ~ V6 Engine ~ Excellent braking, I should know I 've had to slam on my breaks. ~ Handling is great, not too easy, but not too hard to turn Build Quality- ~ No repairs have been needed y... Read More
2005 Malibu Maxx Ls by Dustin
 — Great family car! First four-door hatchback I've ever seen. The side curtain airbags keep the kids safe in the back seat and they even have two sunroofs to let the sun in. Each side has a retractab... Read More

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 15 reviews

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

Other than some extra airbags and cosmetic changes, not much changed for the Chevy Malibu Maxx in 2005.  This extended midsize sedan comes in 3 trims.  All 3 have 4 doors, seat 5, and sport a 3.5 L, 200 hp V6 engine with 4 speed automatic transmission.

Gas mileage comes out to 22 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway.  All 3 trims have front wheel drive.  Passenger volume comes out to 106 cubic feet and cargo volume comes out to 22.8 cubic feet.

Overall, drivers like the hatchback configuration, capable V6 powertrain, safety features, and rear seats that you can adjust.  The critics point to the Malibu Maxx's subpar interior, and rough steering and braking.  However, for the most part, the Malibu Maxx maintains a decent reputation as a capable sedan-wagon mix with an impressive list of features.

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Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Questions

elks
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If I Change My Oil Pressure Sending Unit Do I Need To Change My Oil

I replaced the oil sending unit and ended with engine knock do i also need to change the oil

23 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
chevyyoungster07
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Dead Battery New Alternator

I have a new alternator in my car. brand new. I had to car jump started because I had no way to get the battery charged up. after four attempts to jump start the car would jump start just fine but it ...

28 views with 45 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Dan Nigro
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Where,how Can I Order The Owner's Manual

I need an Owner's Manual for a 2005 Malibu Maxx LS/T. Where, how can I obtain one?

9 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
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Trying To Find Location Of Transmission Fluid Dip Stick In A 2005 Malibu Ma...

tryn to find dip stick on a 2005 MalibuMax LS.. ( FOR transmission fluid )

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Headlight Wiring

I'm trying to find a set of short wiring assemblies for the headlights on a 2005 Malibu Maxx without purchasing from the dealer.

654 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)