2008 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

2008 Chevrolet Malibu Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"comfortable car" 8 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"wheels" 2 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews

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mibarra__S90 writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ Review
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4

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good looking, powerful,

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quality of materials, faulty electronics, water leaks. engine oil leaks.

mibarra__S90
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My Last Gm Car. — bought this car used with 100,000 miles and engine had already two oil leaks. weeks later it was flooded with water, found the A/C drain was miss installed. later got flooded again on a rain storm due to clogged sun roof faulty drain hose. remote controls quit working, TAP monitor quit. starter is gone, top and front lower motor mounts worn out. this is my last chevy car.....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DCRealEstate writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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5

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very Roomy, Runs Great, very reliable, great Gas Milage

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no AWD model

DCRealEstate
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Very Nice Car — We have loved this car - runs great has a lot of room even fits my 6'5" son comfortably. this car is very reliable. We have never had any problems in the 4 years we have owned it. Love this Car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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maliboom writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 Review
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roomy, good on gas, reliable and overall great family car.

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not under warranty

maliboom
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2008 Malibu Lt2 — I do not have any complaints except in this design the bumper must be removed to change the headlights. I would like a car under warranty but this chevy warranty was better than the honda I considered. I would have no problem keeping this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lifetrials writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT Review
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5

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Very good in gas, easy to manage

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Nothing is sucks about my car

Lifetrials
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This Is A Very Good Car, Never Have Any Problem With It — There is no dislike about my car. I would recommend the brand to anyone who would be willing to purchase an economic car. It is not expensive to maintain, fuel efficient and much more. That's my recommendation. I think Chevy is one among the best economic to look for on the market if you are looking for something durable and so forth.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rholthus writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 Review
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4

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The car does great on the highway and gets an average MPG of 27.8 between city and highway. Its got enough room for 5 adults and all their luggage for a week. Mechanically this vehicle runs perfectly.

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My dislikes are there are no tinted windows in the rear. The passing power with the four cylinder is not what I am used to coming from a V8.

Rholthus
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Good Car Over All And Wont Be Able To Get A Nicer Car For The Money — The car does great on the highway and gets an average MPG of 27.8 between city and highway. Its got enough room for 5 adults and all their luggage for a week. Mechanically this vehicle runs perfectly. Not enough passing power

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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pattimcg writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LS Classic Review
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car has been very good.. hasnt really been to costly other than routine maitenance

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power locks went out in the car .. tends to lock when you open the trunk with the key and randomnly locks and unlocks itself

pattimcg
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Shes My Baby — I enjoy the car has been very good.. comfy and holds 3 people nicely in the backseat which i was looking for.. not to thrilled with the traction control when i took it to ny in the winter time because it wouldn't move from a stop sign in the snow.. but other than that i love the car

Primary Use: Family transportation

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richislas writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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5

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Very economical, good gas mileage, very comfortable driving experience, corners nicely and very stable. No major repairs or break downs.

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High mileage.

richislas
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Great Car To Own — The overall appearance of the car is superior. It was its stylishness that first caught my eye when I purchased it. The car has run great and has handled with the upmost proficiency. The maintenance on the vehicle has been within normal costs. Others have mentioned that the acceleration is one of its cons but I beg to differ. When ever I needed that extra punch to merge with highway traffic it always performed and never let me down. Most of the mileage on the car is due to highway traveling and because of the Cruise Control and Traction Control options, my driving experience was comfortable and safe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nate writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT Review
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Interior space
Fuel Economy
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Severe lack of power

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Great Car — Overall awesome car. Had one issue with the power steering, but nothing else. The only thing I really don't like about the car is the severe lack of power and acceleration. The fuel economy is great, and the interior has room for days. Strongly recommend to anyone!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jhennessy writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 Review
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4

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Stylish, smooth ride, quiet, low maintenance

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Tight back seat

jhennessy
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Solid Choice — The Malibu has held up nicely over the past four years. It's a nice looking car with a smooth ride. It's very quiet as well. The back seat is a bit small and suitable for 2 not 3 people, even kids.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Marisa writes:
2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT Review
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Looks great.  Rides great.  Nice and spacious for long drives or everyday trips to work. Seats are comfortable.  Good factory sound.  

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Under pinning hangs down too low under the front bumper.  It is easy to drag when hitting a low spot in the road.

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Best Car Ever! — I really love everything about this car. I have only had a problem with how low the under pinning comes down in the front of the car. It is easy to drag or scrap objects. The car rides, drives, and runs very smoothly and quietly. Love it!

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2015 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

All Around Great Vehicle By nbrotsch

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Great Mid Sized Car With Good Power And Excelent Gas Millage By chevy3359

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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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