2005 Chevrolet Malibu Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $5,886
LS
Avg. Price: $6,340
LT
Avg. Price: $6,839

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Average User Score

3.95 stars

Based on 15 reviews

Review Of The 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Ls by Bernard
 — I've been driving this car since September of 2005, and it's December of 2008 now, and so far all I've done to or with it has been oil changes, lube jobs, check fluids, change wiper blades, etc. The c... Read More
The New Addition by Audra
 — Fun to drive. It has the 3.2 L so it has good acceleration. the ac has no real affect on it . Roomie, I havent had any complaints about the back seat and it comfortable to ride in. Great gas mileage. ... Read More
A Great, Reliable Vehicle. by abraxaswny
 — This car is awsome. Drives like a tank through the snow. Smooth ride and fast. Great trunk space. I just wish it could truly fit 5 full size adults in it. I couldn't be more pleased. Thanks Chevy for ... Read More

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Overview

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Based on 15 reviews

2005 Chevrolet Malibu

The 2005 Chevrolet Malibu was one of Chevy's most popular entries in the midsize sedan class (although the hatchback version, the Malibu Maxx, never quite got the same traction with buyers).  The '05 Malibu was designed to provide family transportation and comfort at an affordable price; competing with cars like the Ford Taurus, Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry, the 2005 Chevy Malibu distinguished itself with a range of options and luxury touches.

Three trims were available for the '05 Chevrolet Malibu: an entry-level Base trim as well as the more upscale LS and LT. The Base model came with a 145-horsepower inline-4 engine; LS and LT models boasted a 200-horsepower V6. And it's that engine power that gives the 2005 Malibu its popularity with drivers. Unlike many family sedans, the Malibu can really open up on the highway.

Another selling point is the popular OnStar option. Once again, this appeals to the family segment in particular; people concerned about safety were eager to invest in the instant-communication road service system.

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Chevrolet Malibu Questions

Fernturney
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My Engine Light And No Tc Light Came On At The Same Time And My Car Bogged ...

My engine light and no TC light came on at the same time and my car bogged down, although i was stepping on the gas it wasn't speeding up. I turned it off and then back on and it was fine. What was ...

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sharon2858
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What Could Make An 05 Malibu Idle Rough

Just got the car out of the shop. Engine light was on, but after paying for diagnostic it showed no code. Car idled rough before at stop light. I had a tuneup done hoping it would help. After...

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rlcorbaley
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2005 Malibu Won't Start. Drove To Where It Is Fine. Simply Won't Restart....

2005 Malibu won't start. Drove to where it is fine. Simply won't restart. Checked spark with a 1/4" gap testor, tested good. Compression is 195 on all 4. Tries to start when primed. Seems like a ...

7 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
SARAHPJ
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Please Help!!! I Have A 2005 Chevy Malibu Ls V6.

with 180000. miles. when im on the freeway and want to speed up pass a car im doing about 60mph. i press on the gas nothing happens then i lay off the gas then press it again then it want to speed u...

20 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Fred Phelps
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I Have A 2005 Chevy Malibu And When I Turn The Key Nothing Happens Then Err...

It's is intermittent, and if I let it sit over night it will start

10 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)