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Superb Car!
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By Don E.
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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I purchased my previously owned low-mileage Maxx last November and I have to say it is probably the best car I've ever owned. This car has tons of room, power to spare, unique styling, comfort, great gas mileage and it's a ton 'o fun to drive. In fact, my wife loved it so much we ran out and bought another Malibu for her the next month! Chevy got this car right!


Best Features

The 3.5L six, the amazing amount of room in the back, and the overall solid feel of the car.


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Mew Maxx
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By js
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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The great gas mileage with such a powerful V6 is what sold me as well as the front and rear legroom. Test drove many cars, imports as well, and couldn't find many with enough front leg room for a tall guy like me, but it's in this Maxx. Value with rebates and features remote start and side air bags.


Best Features

Leg room front rear, powerful/econonmical V6, features of remote start and airbags,


Worst Features

Front seats could be better and longer..


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My first new car
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By Carlos
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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This was my first new car, previously I owned a '98 cadillac Catera. The performance of the "200" horsepower V6 is incredible, the push button sport shift is precise, smooth, and makes for one fun drive. I am a big kid and like to sit in the back seat w/ my two daughters and play video games on the 7.5 inch LCD DVD screen. It gets way over 30 MPG (I'd estimate around 34) on long highway trips. Last summer we were T-boned @ 30 MPH on the passenger side by a Tahoe, -the car is fine!! This is the first new car my wife/I have ever owned. We couldn't have done better.


Best Features

DVD PLAYER!! -in a car under $30,000!


Worst Features

Revise the oil life system. (I went about 8,000 miles on one synthetic oil change.)


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lve the Maxx
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By Victor
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Great car! I cant believe how fast it is and what great gas mileage 26mpg so far(1000 miles). I am already getting people staring or head turns as I drive by. For a stock radio it really works very well, love my sunroof and the one in the back for the kids. There is a lot of room in the car and it was just recently rated as 4 stars in crash tests!! I am going to get some chrome wheels and get it tinted.


Best Features

Pickup!


Worst Features

Visor mirrors covers already broke and wish they had Sirius radio instead of XM.


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Good alpine driver
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By eljon
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 4dr Hatchback (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Drives well on hiways and brakes very well at high speeds. Lots of passing power. Nice ride.


Best Features

Steering, lots of power, corners well, nice dash design.


Worst Features

Better interior cloth colors.


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