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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback - Consumer Reviews

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I love my Maxx
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By PJ
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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When taking the speed higher I feel like I am in a jet! The ride is very smooth on and off the freeway. When I first purchased my Maxx I was the only one in town who had one so I had a lot of curious stares and questions about it. I have nothing but great things to say. The first time I drove it in a test drive I fell in love with it and no other automobile I tested could match its comfort or smooth drive.


Best Features

The spaciousness, the gas milage on the freeway, and smooth drive.


Worst Features

Better gas mileage in town.


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Versitle Car
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By dec1010
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Change the seats and the steering and this would be an awesome and versitle family car. The driver's seat is very uncomfortable, and I have had four major steering repairs. The flexibility, leg room, and adaptability are the best I've seen on a car in a long time. I average 28 mpg overall in a large car with a 200 HP V6, which makes a family car economical and powerful enough to satisfy most people.


Best Features

The adaptability and versitility make this very functional car. The Maxx has more leg room than my neighbor's Cadillac. The economy and power combination make for a nice car.


Worst Features

Revamp the steering, and greatly improve the seat comfort, and this would be a great car.


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Great car for teens
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By JwSugar
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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This is a great car to carry things as well as people with good fuel economy. It has great pick up and can pass with ease. I drive 120 miles to work everyday and I never feel like I'm in a small car.


Best Features

Get up and go!


Worst Features

Upholstery needs improvement. It claims to be leather interior, however, the inside portions are not, only the outer edges are.


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Chevy's best secret!
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By Kelley
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Very well designed, I get nearly 40 MPG on the highway. All in all even around town using the factory installed remote start,over 25 miles per gallon! Electronic steering handles like a dream. Can't wait to get a new 2007!


Best Features

MPG, remote start, heated seats, lots of room, elecctronic steering


Worst Features

Even more MPG?! As far as I can tell that car is close to perfect! Maybe a little suede/stain protection on the lighter seats.


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My Chevy
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By D Kerlin
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Hatchback LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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The car has been very reliable on long trips and around town. We have experienced great gas mileage (34) on the highway and have been very satisfied with the ride. The interior is very well designed and all controls are placed well for the driver.


Best Features

Ride, looks, complete comfort on long trips.


Worst Features

Tilt wheel could go to a lower position for tall drivers.


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