Now starting not to answer phone calls, still no update on when or if they'll get the part. Some other rust areas are forming as the vehicle ages in a rustbelt region of the country. Body style is great as well. Chevy cars are built to last a long time great running vehicles. And the biggest surprise was there already a recall on the car, one day after I picked it up - a software upgrade. Japanese cars are way too expensive for what you get.
I would not recommend purchasing. I've never even had this car in the shop for problems or complications. I went two years without headlight. Unless you get on it up a hill, the tranny will jerk and put the check engine light on. The Taurus feels big and heavy on a winding road where the Malibu feels light and agile. We admit to some pre-test cynicism on this issue, because you hear the same song from almost every purveyor of convertibles. I had to bring it to the Chevy dealer and they had to remove the dash and the covers to the shifter and it was confirmed that two different material plastic pieces at the end of the cable that connected the shifter to the key lock were binding due to thermal contraction at cold temperature.
Or Whom was slacking on their job? Screen also feels warm to touch. I've had this car for almost 3 years and I have to say that it's a decent first car for me. Constant overheating problems, cannot seem to fix it. We bought it from a certified used dealer with just over 60,000 miles on it. I replaced both headlights more than three times. The car handled and accelerated quite well, but the complexity of repairs makes it very hard for the home mechanic to fix many of the things that were wrong with the car.
The plastic becomes brittle over time and begins to leak, causing you to lose coolant. I always recommend this vehicle to friends and family. When I bought it it had 56,000 miles on it. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. It currently has about 247,000 miles on it, and only recently is the tranny showing signs of wear.
Rubber itself is fine, not dry rotted at all, just won't stay in around the tail lights. It's got good trunk space and plenty of space for my children in the backseat. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. It rides well, and its easy to drive. I replaced the lower intake manifold after I did the water pump. I also had issues with the detailing coming off in certain spots. Within the first 3 months the right rear wheel bearing went out.
It ended up being my crank shaft sensors were clogged with oil and metal shavings. Ordinarily, this would be a molar-rattling experience, but the Malibu fended off the bumps like a bigger sedan. And if the car wasn't so wide I would like it more. Technology - The interior of the car is very sharp and simple, which I love. Dealer admits they have a problem with this and replaced it under warranty. Original review: June 19, 2018 Chevy Malibu is a very reliable vehicle. It always looks clean in the white body color.
I have not had any of the issues your other readers have had with water. Due to widespread negative response, the eighth-generation Malibu underwent an emergency refresh after being on sale for only one year. Then last August I drove it to Florida, while there I replaced the battery. Extremely comfortable ride on the highway. Original review: June 26, 2018 Purchased new 2018 Chevrolet Malibu last month. My mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and myself all have this type of car.
I simply love my car. Yes Review Date: 15th July, 2013 I bought my mom a 2002 Malibu, and she has had no issues. Problem still occurred within the same day of picking up the vehicle after battery replacement. College student paying her own payments and being responsible. Next was the cam sensors. I smile when I think of my car. The other models that I considered just didn't have the same features and the price was not comparable to what I was getting with this car.
Granted we drive a lot, she commutes over an hour to work every day, so at this point the warranty is out. One headlight went out so I took it to the dealer and they replaced it. Plus, the engine wasn't as big as I would have liked it to be. But, consider this; with the number of units Chevrolet sold, I think there were more good ones than bad. But it is definitely a good quality car in my opinion. When replacing them keep in mind that soft brakes stop better, but wear faster.
Or, as far as we know, any other. But in this application, at least, it seems to be true. On that front, they succeeded-in part by designing separate steel subframes for the front and rear ends. But, just have a copy cut at hardware. The Malibu name officially took over from 1978 until 1983, when production ended. For 1999, the Malibu is largely unchanged from the '97 and '98 versions-a wise move, given how warmly the Malibu has been embraced by the public. It had been a one owner.