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WORST DESIGN EVER!!!
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By ryanrobinson32
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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I hate this design, I now hate Chevy and will spend the rest of my life talking against them!! I will never again buy another Chevy after this stupid design..... Not only can you NOT get to your headlights from the hood, to replace what was a quick 5 minute headlight... You know have to completely take the bumper off to replace a friggin headlight!!! Worst Design ever!! NEVER BUY CHEVY!!!!


Favorite Features

none


Suggested Improvements

ability to replace your own headlight through the hood like every other car in the world....


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best car I've ever owned
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By lovethiscar2
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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I have had many brand new cars but this is the best. in the last five years I have driven my 2009 Malibu 138000 miles and not one problem. Not one. I replaced my tires and brakes at 75000 miles and the rear brakes still had 1/2 their life left. Everyday I thank my lucky stars for buying the Malibu and would buy another in a heartbeat.


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It is a cool looking car and handles like a dream. All around gas milage is 30-31 mpg. It is fantastic.


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Couldn't wait to get rid of it
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By alfredcelmare
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)


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Problems (so far): Plastic rear bumper cover coming off -$350 to fix. Rear Passenger window not closing -$400. Factory Radio 'broken' does not work -$400. A/C, Fan will not blow in some settings -$600 Power Steering Pump Seal requires replacement -$1300.


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No armrest padding
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By pocprotec
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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My 2009 Chevrolet Malibu hybrid has no armrest padding from the manufacturer. As a result, I have bursitis on one elbow. It also has Onstar but there is no compass in the car.


Favorite Features

Onstar.


Suggested Improvements

Put padding in the armrests.


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By malibu13
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2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)


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I am very disappointed in the trunk opening and very, very disappointed in the gasmileage for a car rated at 48 mpg that gives something between 25 & 35 mpg depending on the length of drive and weather conditions. Why no driving lights on the LT2 model?


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