2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Consumer Review: One month, 600+ miles later
ADVERTISEMENT

2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

147 Total Reviews

LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L V6 4-speed Automatic)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
One month, 600+ miles later
By maxx_owner_part2 on

Vehicle

2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)

Review

When I 1st saw the Maxx at the Auto
Show, I thought it was intriguing but
I never thought I’d own a Chevy. After
600+ miles (since my 20-mile review),
my opinion has only improved. The car
is very cute appearance-wise. Gas
mileage is decent: 24 mpg (driving
almost exclusively on suburban surface
streets). The easy handling is
growing on me. The car does a good
job of shutting out road noise and has
a very smooth ride. The doors and
hatch need to be closed with a bit of
force, though. The die-hard sports-car
aficionados I know turn up their noses
at my car, but people who appreciate
fun, comfort, and convenience love it!

Best Features

I didn’t think I would use the remote start, but a recent cold snap has made me appreciate it. I like the Onstar personal calling. XM is neat. I love the open feeling a hatchback gives to the passenger compartment, but miss the view I had with my Firebird (less rear glass on the Maxx)

Worst Features

Last time I listed "dream" features I like on other cars(night vision, etc). Realistically, the headrests need improvement (doesn't bother me but drives others crazy). After 9 yrs with my Firebird, I expect to keep this one for a while as well, but an AWD SS might make me buy sooner!
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
ADVERTISEMENT

Other Vehicles to Consider

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT