Chevrolet Malibu Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Electrical systems a joke

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Malibu

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Matt

Pros:Nice look

Cons:No quality at all

Transmission is garbage.

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Malibu

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Aggravated Malibu Owner

Pros:Transmission Failure.

Cons:Noisy transmission slips on you.

Not a good road car

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Malibu

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Road warrior

Pros:Nice exterior styling

Cons:Poor quality, Poor performance, Poor ergonomics

Very cheaply made car

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Malibu

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Milemaker

Pros:Good on gas

Cons:Unreliable

A headache

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Malibu

Review submitted by:Rick

Pros:Spacious inside and very comfortable seats.

Cons:Engine problems, radio problems, problems.

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