2012 Chevrolet Malibu Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2012 Chevrolet Malibu against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2012 Chevrolet MalibuReview
Guru99QDXP writes:
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Its overpriced for a 12 year old car, no matter the mileage.

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Jus10seven writes:
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This vehicle description was spot on. There weren’t any surprises when we went to look at it in person.

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GuruGQY9B writes:
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Car was exactly how it was described on website. My son loves all features on car more features than I would have thought. I thought car was an good value thats why i bought it.

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GuruRPL38 writes:
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This is a great little car. Even though we had to buy 4 new tires, the price was great and the condition of the car is too. We would definitely shop on CarGurus.com again!

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Review
Ricardoruiz45 says:
The Malibu is classy good looking and an eye catcher. The main fault in my opinion is the handling. Not firm loose. In todays society. The roads are packed. I want to be incontroll. I want to feel the firm ride. I feel Ford. Is the car. My father owns a 2005 F-350. Still smooth. Quality!!!
vs2012 Ford Fusion
2012 Chevrolet Malibu winning categories:
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  • Looks/Style
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  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"As mentioned firm steering. I really like that."
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"Im disabled from Rhematoid Arthitis. Constant aches pains. The fusion felt nice sitting there. Just right!!! I wasnt tiered when the test drive was over."
Back Seats Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"Not much difference. I liked the Ford design on the upostery."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"As far as detail. The fusion looks classier sharper. All accessories are in clear veiw. The car is my favorite color. My stamp of approval."
Family Car Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"Its just a better looking handing car. Plenty of extras to make things easygoing for me. I definitely would be proud to own the Ford Fusion."
Value Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"Features are similar. Again I feel safe in this car. My family has had good experiences with Ford. My Mother just bought a 16 escape. Ford. Before that a Mecury Grand Marquees. Ford inc. Quality vehicles."
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"More attractive, firm comfortable seating. I feel the name speaks for itself. FORD TOUGH!"
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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Review
Chevy_Malibu_Mike says:
vs2012 Hyundai Sonata
2012 Chevrolet Malibu winning categories:
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Value Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata worse.
"comfort, reliability and style"
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata worse.
"fuel efficiency, comfort, reliability and style"
2012 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT FWDReview
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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 vehicles, including my own to really feel safe in their product.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent styling, handling, and braking

Cons: Materials seem cheap, and overall feel of the car seems artificial in some sense.

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu 2LT FWDReview
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Good Family Car — I was very surprised by the amount of room the car had between the interior, and the fold down rear seats and large trunk. Overal I'm very happy with the car, but wish that there was a higher mpg. Yes there are newer styles, but with the chrome on the wheels, it's a good looking car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfortable to drive.  Reliable.  The price was great.

Cons: The fuel economy is nothing as promised. It's ok, but with 24 mpg average, with 90% of my driving on the freeway, it's probably the only dissappointing thing about the car.

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu LS FWDReview
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Radical Ride — The Chevrolet Malibu LS is a great vehicle to own. It is a very reliable sporty family vehicle that is spacious and comfortable to drive. I like that it has On Star and Sirius XM Radio. very spacious trunk and back sit. Enjoy all the hands free amenities that is available.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great body Style, interior and exterior is a plus. Drives/starts smooth with no hesitation.  Great car overall fully loaded especially the sunroof and sirius xm radio.

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu LS Fleet FWDReview
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Great Family Sedan For Short And Long Distance Trips — This is a good looking car that serves the needs of a family with growing teenagers and comfort for Dad on short and long trips while being extremely inexpensive but not looking like it is. I feel safe and secure driving this car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Nice looks.  Comfortable ride, especially on long distances.  Easy to drive.  Plenty of room.

Cons: Doesn't accelerate that fast.  Wish it got slightly better gas mileage.  A tad heavy.

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2020 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

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I like the value for the car. I like the features especially the car play and the remote start. Read More

Review By Greg

This car really runs great.It also has more options than i thought.It also has a smooth ride.I love the style of the car. Overall it has everything that i want and I love it!!great car for the money Read More

2019 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

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2018 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Review By Monica

Yes the car perfect have everything i need live it Read More

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This is a very comfortable ride. I could see me going from my home in Indiana to California and not feel like Id been threw a wringer backwards. It is very good on gas. I dont drive a lot during the m... Read More

2017 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Review By Austin

Features of a modern care but with the price of something that is used Read More

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Nice sporty looking car and its still a CHEVY! Read More

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

Review By castro

About 6 yrs back I have a Chevy Malibu 2005 Run Excellent Saving Gus on the City and Highway very comfortable power Windows excellent Car Excellent .I hope get this 2016 Malibu with all update thanks... Read More

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Malibu LT w2LT is worthwhile purchase since vehicle comes with Driver Confidence Package, 2.0L T engine which performs very well for pickup and can easily merge lanes on a highway. Has a smooth ride, ... Read More

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