2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
Just picked up the car. Roughly 500 mi
on it now. It has excellent power with
great fuel economy. We got the LT
loaded with nearly every option
including DVD. The kids love it. (My
daughter especially likes the "warm
bottom seats", my son the DVD) This car
is a "sleeper". Kind of boring on the
outside but absolutely packed with
every possible feature on the inside.
The Malibu will be my wife's car. She
believes it has all the features of her
previous Honda Accord with none of the
negatives. She is also more concerned
with function over style and in pure
functionality this car shines well
above the others in the mid-size "pack"
Features? Lets just say, name me
another car with remote start, sunroof,
skyroof, Onstar, XM Radio, heated
seats, trip computer, 6 CD changer,
reclining rear seats and a DVD with
wireless headphones, gameports and
remote. Answer: NONE (And I didn't
even name all the features!!)
No options that I can think of.
Styling is a bit boring, especially
compared to the Opel and Saab that
share the same platform. (Though the
Maxx is cheaper and has lots more toys)
Then again Accord and Camry are just,
if not more, boring.