2005 Chevrolet Malibu Overview

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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Overview

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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    How Do I Unlock Radio On 2005

    Radio sez LOCKED

    8 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    ronray
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    2005 2.2 Liter Chevy Malibu

    I have had everything replaced that has to do with spark and fuel but I drove approx 150 mi after I got it out of shop and 80 mi into the drive the engine light came on I continued to drive the las...

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    jojo_garcia092
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    How To Change A 05 Malibu Starter

    i attemped to change my starter on my malibu classic and i have the auto book on it but when i followed the book it told me to only take off 2 bolts but i some how took two and the starter wont even...

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
    BrianjFred
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    How To Replace Starter On 05 Malibu Classic?

    Lights turn on whenI try to turnit over. Don't have repair manual. Am looking for location of starter and how to replace.

    1,436 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Russell Smith
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    Fuel Tank

    Hey y'all quick question for yahs I have a 2005 Chevy Malibu classic 2.2 4 cylinder engine, last night I hit a parking block and it put a slight hole in my gas tank on the bottom side to the point ...

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