1999 Chevrolet Malibu User Reviews

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    35

    I Love My Mali-poo — I hate how the back quarter panel at the gas tank always... always rusts out on a Malibu! I hate how I have put so much money into a flippin car. I love my Malibu! She was a gift! Even with all the rust.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: very comfy to drive

    Cons: rust is an issue

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    65

    Do Not Buy — Perfornace - accelerated well, did not brake, handled ok for the type of car, not so good mpg. Built quality - disaster. Appearance- the only good hing going for it. Cost of ownership - once the warranty wore you were fried. Fun factor - not build for fun.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: nothing

    Cons: brakes and overall reliability

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    Great Dependable, Sturdy, Comfortable Mid-size Sedan. — I've had this car for 6 years and still love it. Acceleration has always been great, being a 6-cylinder, and despite the automatic transmission. It brakes and handles pretty smoothly, even now with 150,000 miles. Repairs and maintenance have been minimal - mostly brakes, tires, water pump, serpentine belt. Mostly mechanically sound, aside from power window motors breaking and interior fan only works on high. Minor rust around back tire wells. Outside appearance is pretty mild - an average looking mid-size sedan. Interior is the same, with grey fabric seats and grey dash. The gas mileage is surprisingly good, as I've gotten close to 40mpg highway on trips. It's roomy, comfortable, very dependable, and I dread the day we get rid of this car!

    Pros: Great gas mileage, low repairs and maintenance, comfortable, roomy.

    Cons: Window motors stopped working, interior fan has 2 settings now:  full-blast and off.

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu Base Review
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    I Love My Malibu — My car is the most amazing car ever invented! Ive ran it into fences, off cliffs (seriously), other cars... and it has hardly any dents at all! Sadly though, its old, and once upon a time it could kick a little bit of ass on the road, but not anymore. Now its just a lowly 4 cylinder with an attitude. None the less, i love my little baby and when she kicks the bucket I would LOVE to have a V6 version of her.

    Pros: My car has an attitude

    Cons: My Engine Sucks

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    Mundane Ride — We bought this car used, at a dealer, when it had not even been cleaned up from the previous owner at trade in. It was a bargain, but, since owning it, it has had NUMEROUS "gremlins" plague it.....including the necessity of replacing the engine due to an overheat with the water pump. Most cars bought used, you expect maintenance, but this car has been a nickel- and-dime money pit after the first year of ownership. Keeping it cuz its paid off....that is the ONLY reason.

    Pros: Leather, power sunroof, comfortable ride, adequate power

    Cons: "wallowy" steering, recurrent front brake rotor issues, inadequate braking

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    1999 Malibu Ls — Its got balls. The only race I've ever lost in my malibu (Bone stock) was against a corvette. Fun to drive fast, to have that feeling of being on the edge because you know a 4 door family sedan should not corner that well normally. It has needed a new alternator though.. and its leaking Coolant from the intake manifold which suggests it needs a new intake manifold gasket a whopping 10 hours of labour typically assuming everything goes well. Looks good outside and in. Gas mileage isnt so bad for a 6cylinder. 150hp and 180ft-lbs is pretty fun. Recommend for the daily driver who needs to go a little bit quicker if they want to.

    Pros: speed, braking, low end torque.

    Cons: American

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    99 Chevy Malibu — My car is amazing! I just added a cold air intake to it and the things roars like a kitten! i love this car and its like my 2nd girlfriend, i love it, its comfy and everything that i like is pretty much for it. YAY!!! the only thing i don't care for is that the radio doesn't pull in the radio stations to well, so i'm trying to find out what i could do to try and fix this problem. But over all i love this car, and i know that the 3.1L motor will last a long time cuz i had that same motor in my last car and it was a tad over 250,xxx miles on it when i sold it. so i know this car will last me and its going to be all good

    Pros: GOOD RIDE, POWERFUL, NICE LINES OF BODY

    Cons: RADIO STATIONS COME IN BAD

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS Review
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    The 2.4l Is To Small The V6 Is The Motor You Want For In But Its A Fun Little Toy. — going to make this a show car it will be fun

    Pros: nice look and size

    Cons: motors to small and front wheel drive cant get performance from it

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    [ok — ITs ok...good on gas

    Pros: good on gas. kinda dependible

    Cons: not a great radio, or a lot of room

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    1999 Chevrolet Malibu Base Review
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    Once A Family Sedan...now A Ballin Bu! — First car i ever owned. had racing seats installed, cai, 18" konig unknown rims, euro taillights, system, underglow(inside the vehicle as well! all blue!) and exhaust.

    Pros: for a sedan. it had some pretty good acceleration

    Cons: suckd up my gas!

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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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