2005 Chevrolet Malibu Overview

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148 national listings
LS
Avg. Price: $5,707
LT
Avg. Price: $6,414

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3.95 stars

Based on 16 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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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

MarcyB1
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Car Will Not Stay Started

Not sure what to do...Car will start but as soon as you turn on the AC the car will shut off and it takes a few minutes before it will turn over to stay on again. I have changed out the spark plugs,...

13 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Zebrachic
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2005 Chevy Malibu Classic Won't Start

My 2005 Chevy Malibu Classic keeps having a starting issue and noone can figure it out! It wants to start, but doesn't turn over. I've had nothing but problems since I bought this car a year ago. ...

1,789 views with 12 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Rosie Chaney Gilliard
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Where Is The Emergency Fuel Pump Cut Off Switch Located On 05 Chevy Malibu

Car cranks with starting fluid but shuts off and will crank back up only with starter fluid what can I check to fix it

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malbert64
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2005 Malibu Starts Fine But When In Gear It Bogs Down And Doesnt Get Power ...

car doesnt have power when it gets going but does when it passes 30mph

7 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
aprilmichelle2014
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I Have A Buzzing Humming Noise Coming From Under My Hood Jus Had Rack And P...

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