2005 Chevrolet Malibu Ratings

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Chevrolet Malibu 2005
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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu

    Great car value-wise & gas mileage

    Pros: gas mileage

    Cons: how it handles on ice

    great car for city driving-great gas mileage and does wonderfully on trips, very manuverable & sporty

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu

    Incredably roomy rear seat

    Pros: roomy rear

    Cons: sun-visors

    All the seats slide backward and forward. Even when moved toward each other there is still more legroom than most other cars. Bad: sun-visors, automatic lights(outside), front seat is uncomfortable, computer controlled systems sometimes slow. Good: power and drive responsiveness, stability, cruise control, sound system. automatic lights(inside). Rear hatch- lots of room in the back.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu

    Excellent Value

    Pros: V6 engine and 32 mpg

    Cons: Interior finish is bland

    V6 performs well along with good handling and a quite ride. Performs well in the city and has a decent road feel on the highway. Plenty of power for passing and the electronic shifting in low range is a great feature. Plenty of head and leg room with the 6 way drivers seat and adjustable pedals.(driver-6'6')

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu - LT

    Pros: RDS

    Cons: quality

    Advice: don't buy it

    Very cheap and poorly made. Less than 26000 miles and the suspension sounds as if it will fall off. Numbering has been worn off of must radio controls, and steering is lumpy, suggesting the suspension noises are also problems with the steering mechanism. Ragged cuts on the headliner make it feel less classy than my friend's Hyundai. Handling is fair, although upclassed by its serious competitors. Steering too light at low speeds, feels very artificial and lacks feedback. Brakes squeak and grind, and headlights leak water.

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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu - LS

    Pros: SPOILER & ALSO THE RADIO IS VERY GOOD.

    Cons: I LIKE THE WAY IT HANDLES.

    Advice: GIVE IT A TRY.

    WE BOUGHT THIS USED MALIBU (HAD BEEN A LEASE) 3 WEEKS AGO. IT HAD 8100 MI. ON IT. SO FAR WE LIKE IT, ALTHOUGH IT IS A LITTLE ROUGHER RIDING THAN WE THOUGHT. WE HAD DRIVEN 4 OTHER MALIBU'S & I ESPECIALLY LIKED HOW THEY HANDLED. THEY ALL HAD BEEN USED, & EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE, HAD ABOUT 25,000 MI ON THEM. THE SEATS ARE A BIT FIRM BUT I LIKE SITTING HIGHER UP. WE HAVE BEEN GETTING ABOUT 22 MPG IN TOWN, & 32 MPG WHEN WE TOOK IT ON THE FREEWAY ONCE. OVERALL, A LITTLE BIT BETTER THAN OUR OLD 1995 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX. AS OF NOW, WE THINK WE MADE A GOOD CHOICE.

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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu - LS

    Pros: the potential of motor 3.5 lt.

    Cons: The material of sun visors

    Advice: take care with the minimal noise afther they increasing

    Many NOISES!!!We buy this car in august of 2005 and start to make noise when turn left of right direction also some noise make at 65 miles/hr. in the windshield, the mirror in the sun visor donĀ“t working; 3 time the car go to the deealer but the noises continuos increasing now start to make noise the suspension and the dealer say this is normal!!! Could you belived??

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    2005 Chevrolet Malibu - LS

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: buy it

    excellent