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Great car the 2.0 is good on gas and very fast for a 4 cylinder!
Cons: Heavy Doors..Smashed Total Loss in AccidentGood Car...Awesome Power...But Weak Body. My Car was Total Loss in an accident with Honda Accord...Absolutely nothing happened to the 2002 Accord
Black Maxx - Great car! It's what I didn't think
Pros: Driving positions (I am tall) and roadability. It really is an easy car to live with.
Cons: Gas mileage. Awful around town (13-14 mpg); highway (23-26). Got 30 mpg once but I really had to softshoe it. Also, I'd like a 24v engine and a manual trans with at least 5 forward spd and AWD would be nice.Between health and other problems, I got dropped into an uncomfortable position, financially. That improved somewhat when SSI retirement gave me an assist. I had rented Malibu Maxxes when I needed to travel and was quite impressed with their utility. A local Chevy dealer was going belly-up after about 4 or 5 decades. They had this black SS which caught my attention. Long story short, after some discussion, I got it for 25K, 0%down, 0% interest. Been a long time since I had anything close to a new car; and this really wasn't brand new since it was '06 and I got it in '07. The next year ('08) they discontinued Maxx which is really a Saab with Chevy running gear. Car gets terrible mileage around town (big engine?!), but it is a dream to drive. Handles extraordinarily well, terrifically stable, comfortable inside, adaptable to any need. I believe Chev should have done a major blitz on Maxx. They did not. I got 28+ mpg when I rented the regular Maxx (on the highway at 70+ mph).
Cons: manual windowsGood basic transportation
Pros: low gas usage
Cons: that the car was sold at a very high pricethis is a great vehicile as an starter car for a student heading to college plenty of room easy on the pocket as for as gas on those trips home to visit relatives on holidays
best in its class & highly recomended
Pros: Remote start,gas milage,power to go,slide sunroof & rear moon roof.rear seat room & comfort.
Cons: rear seat area not very sound proof for outside noise.All owner useable comfort features e.g.(every thing you need) remarkable gas milage without sacrificing all the power one needs to get -n-go ( 3.5L,V6)
Great car value-wise & gas mileage
Pros: gas mileage
Cons: how it handles on icegreat car for city driving-great gas mileage and does wonderfully on trips, very manuverable & sporty