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Chevrolet Malibu Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.1 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 150 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Comfortable and roomy interior. Decent acceleration with V6 engine. Contemporary styling. Ultra-low price yet loaded with features.

  • Cons

    No traction control. Refinement is exchanged for low car payments.

  • What's New for 1999

    The 1999 Malibu is identical to the 1998 model, except for the addition of Medium Bronzemist Metallic to the paint chart.

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (140 total reviews)


Custom hobby builder mechanic.

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Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan

What can i say the 1999 chevy malibu is a great car for the guy who knows what he's doing. Never had a problem i could not fix, if any! i have had it now for 10 years now and am going to keep it. A little fine tuning and you feel like your driving indy. It's V6 engine is perfect spec. To go in and beef it up, i'v added a twin turbo pac, engine mods, tuned the suspension added extra trac-bars. OK not everyone can do this but for me GM is a greatly made car, i know i take them apart and see the quality that's there. i'v taking other cars apart and brother there not what they seem..at least the ones that come from the dealers, cheap metal, plastic, sometime's the guys that make them are lost.




Stranded on i-20e in carroll

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Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan

I'm starting to hate my 1999 Malibu. I've had it for approx. 5 years now. It has run hot numerous times. I've changed the head gaskets in it twice (along with getting re-worked heads installed [due to them cracking]). Cracked heads happened in 2011, and again this year (2013). Both times an old friend of mine helped me out by getting the heads "milled" for me (approx $500 total), and putting them back in. Saved me tons of money btw. Now I'm having problems with it running hot again. The "check engine" light stays on. My error codes were PO401, P1404, & PO306 four days ago. It went off when I cleaned the EGR valve and removed the carbon that had accumulated in the hoses, but it's back on now.




My current malibu experience

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Vehicle: 1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan

For the most part, my Malibu is a pretty good car. It gets good gas mileage, has needed power when you need it and is comfortable to drive. It is a plain in styling. However, they are meant for small/medium families. Quality is ok for the Malibu. However, the head gaskets can be a potential problem if left unchecked. Engine also has the typical "click clack" sound when started cold. Click sounds eventually disappear after running for a few minutes. Transmission shifts well.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 26
  • highway
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Full 1999 Chevrolet Malibu Review

What's New for 1999

The 1999 Malibu is identical to the 1998 model, except for the addition of Medium Bronzemist Metallic to the paint chart.

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artistgq
artistgq
08-09-2005
1999 Malibu (all your advise is appreciated)...


yurakm
yurakm
01-03-2002
Malibu rotors also must be torqued to 100 lb*ft, and as well as I remember its manual, the same with GrandAm I rented for a month in 1999. Probably the same with all modern GM cars. No idea about truc...


hiwatt
hiwatt
10-14-2008
1999 Malibu has no transmission dip stick does the 1998 or other models I think the owners manual says if it nis not leaking why check it? Uh check your spark plugs and wires look into the plug wire b...



 

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