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Easy To Mod. Light Yet Lots Of Room. — well the fact it's the last model 2 door and it can take any engine or trany combo U can think of. really adds to it. next engine i'm getting ready to install 455 Buick, and since it's a Buick engine I think I will install some creature comforts the car never had. like air cruise, tilt.

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

Pros: getting rare

Cons: all you'll see of it is tail lights

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Had It's Time — 10 years ago, It was the most known Malibu in Mansour. It was fast enough to famous. and known for the huge accident i had with a Nissan Sunny back in 2001 lol And there was not any dented places but couple of scratches in the front of the Malibu. Made of Iron. lol

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Comfy

Cons: Bad Brakes, Bad Bad

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You Could Hit A Wall And Keep Going — Old and a tank it was a good car for a young person to drive it was safe to drive. had a V-6 in it. it is a fun car to drive horse power is waht is all sbout

Pros: it was a tank

Cons: took to much gas

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My First Car - You're In Love With Your First Car Forever, And I'll Never Get Rid Of It!!!! — This car is like my soul mate. It was my first car, its been through so many changes and additions and subtractions itll make your head spin. after turning it into a 2 door from a 4 door, its been sitting for a few years... i wanna fix my other vehicles into decent shape, then get back to making this like the drawings, and stick a 327 twin turbo in it :)

Pros: its only 3,300 pounds and you can stick ANY kind of engine in it. VERY universal, lots of stuff you can do to these cars, they make KICK ASS lowriders, drag cars, everything!

Cons: ... its a pretty plain box of a granny-car, so you kind of HAVE to do lots of stuff to these cars so they kick ass!! lol haha!

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27 Years Of Mexican Missions — its a stock 1981 Chevy Malibu Classic, 2 door coupe, been in the family for 27 years, which has been since it came off the lot back in 1981

Pros: Very strong and sturdy car, handles like boat but dont all muscle cars?

Cons: squeaky front suspension, needs paint job, needs a V8, needs new interior work

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Man What A Piece Of Crap...great Stereo Though. — This was the worst car I actually owned, bad on gas rotted out and was a money pit.

Pros: Big holes in the floor meant you could use the optional Flintstone brakes

Cons: This car was a con

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Iraqi Taxi Was A Solid Built Machine! — The 3-speed stick (on the floor) made the front bench seat kind of useless, but hey, it's a classic!

Pros: Size and shape, classic 80's GM

Cons: Fixed rear door windows, front bench and floor shift

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Reviews From Other Years

2015 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

All Around Great Vehicle By nbrotsch

Chevy did not do a great job with the redesign of the Malibu. Its a vehicle that is just there. Its not there to get everyone head turning. but you have a great powered vehicle with great gas mileage ... Read More

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

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

I like that the car has automatic stop when I am stopped for awhile that really helps on the gas. I like that it has automatic start for the cold winters. I also like the 2 year worry free maintenance... Read More

Torque !!! By Rich

Very good looking car and great performance. Quick through the turns and fun on the highway. Not exactly a family car, who needs a baby with whiplash ?!? Hidden compartment really isnt hidden anymore ... Read More

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

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

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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