1983 Chevrolet Malibu Top Comparisons
Users ranked 1983 Chevrolet Malibu against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.
1983 Chevrolet Malibu Review
She's A Runner — Apparently it's a lot more rare than I thought cause everywhere I go someone wants to buy it. Overall though I'm happy within it. It's got a 305 with a mild cam and aftermarket heads not sure on the specs on them though but she gets up and goes. Definitely not a stock 305. She's got duals from the manifold back to a set of Flows and I plan on ordering some headers and have me on by Christmas. Really want to take it to the track and get some numbers, had a few street races and wasn't disappointed but I want some quarter mile times. I'm guessing somewhere in the low 14s probably. Oh and I need a new translation so if anyone has one or has a lead on one let me know.
Pros: It's a pre 90s Chevy need I say more???
Cons: Carb so it sucks on fuel consumption but it's not bad if I keep my foot out of it...I can't keep my foot out of it lol
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Reviews From Other Years
All Around Great Vehicle
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
Great Mid Sized Car With Good Power And Excelent Gas Millage
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
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
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
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
Was Nice For A Year, Materials Started Wearing Excessively
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
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
Simple Commuter Vehicle
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, 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