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I got the bad apple in the barrel
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By Jayme Polis
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)


Review

The first fifteen days I had my malibu, it was great, then while driving down the freeway it died! Within the first year I owned it which was 2004, I had the fuel pump injection system replaced, brake booster replaced, A/C unit replaced. Somehow the battery cracked (I was not in an accident!)and leaked all among other little things.


Favorite Features

The warranty. Without that, I would have been in a lot of trouble


Suggested Improvements

My suggestion is the Monte Carlo


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Economical for todays lifestyle.
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By Tara St. Cyr
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Great value. Roomy inside, with enough room for 3 children comfortably. Spacious trunk, and handles well in snow and rainy conditions.


Favorite Features

Color


Suggested Improvements

None


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Selling ASAP
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By mearaina
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)


Review

We bought this car 16 months ago with 33,700 miles on it and have had nothing but problems. First, the key would stick in the car, then it was fixed, then the car wouldn't start, then it wouldn't turn off. The transmission leaked, the turn signals/hazard lights stopped working, and now the car won't start on a semi- regular basis. I am not impressed, it only has 45,000 miles on it.


Favorite Features

The CD player


Suggested Improvements

None


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Reliability and Style
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By sheacon
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Vehicle

2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I love the style of my Malibu. My sister was surprised when I told her it was a Malibu - she thought it was a Jag! I feel young-at-heart driving with the sunroof open and the CD playing. My Malibu has been very dependable; I've only had to change the oil on a regular basis, rotate the tires, etc. No problems otherwise!


Favorite Features

I like the sunroof and CD player.


Suggested Improvements

The only thing missing is where to put my purse when someone sits in the passenger seat. I have to throw it in the backseat.


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Purchase of Enterprise Rental Car
Performance
Comfort
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Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Norb
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Vehicle

2001 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan (3.1L 6cyl 4A)


Review

This 2001 Malibu has proven to be a smart purchase. Problems have been few and of a minor concern (heater/AC fan has 5 levels but only works at the highest 3; the "door ajar" signal sometimes goes off for no good reason).


Favorite Features

The sound system is very nice. The car has considerable power although I have only punched it to full throttle in tight hwy passing situations. It takes regular gas and averages about 25 in town - 30 to 32 on long trips.


Suggested Improvements

As stated above, fix the heater/AC fan control and take care of that "door ajar" alert that comes on for no good reason.


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