2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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Painful
By amanda0310 on 06/23/14 21:25 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I was so excited to purchase my new Malibu. The style is sleek, elegant, and sporty all in one. The MPG is right around 27 for me personally. My biggest problem is the comfort. I didn't notice it until two days later when my back was in so much pain. The head rest forces your head forward and they are not completely removable. The lumbar section of the seat is not positioned correctly and is rather stiff. I have tried different pillows, reclining the seat completely back and sitting up free style (which is super uncomfortable). I've spoken with 2 customer services reps from GM who passed it back and forth only to pass it on to the dealership which in return said there was nothing they could
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5 of 9 people found this review helpful
Built American at it's Best!
By usmretired on 11/06/13 03:21 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LT 4dr Sedan w/1LT (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I can only find a couple things I would do differently with this car which are include a full size spare with the same alloy wheel that's on the car, and include fog lights on all the models. Now let me start by expressing how much I love this car. I love this car! Chevrolet hit the ball out of the park on the 2013 Malibu. This car looks really great, I get compliments all the time. The car is so quiet inside when being driven, he handles very well, pretty good acceleration too. The fit and finish in this car with the blue accent lighting allows me to really relax at night and enjoy the ride!
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Love the new 2013 Chevy Malibu, great design.
By kuekio on 10/30/13 13:08 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I really love this car. I bought the 1LS model and it rides wonderfully, looks sporty. Maybe this vehicle is a little more expensive than competitors, but this is a classic American auto. I bought a 2013 Toyota Corolla and I had serious steering problems so I changed it for this new 2013 Malibu. The Malibu has a great smooth ride and that the interior is comfortable and excellent design. The car gets mpg just like it says, 37mpg open road and 31mpg in town. Not many cars will get that good right out of the gate. In my experience, I went to Alabama driving around 58 mph average and the car did 52mpg!
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Malibu now a great car
By hansup on 10/17/13 09:45 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

13 Malibu has more power, gets better mileage, has more room, and is quieter than my 2000 BMW 323i.
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Great car
By gunjp56 on 10/13/13 15:33 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LTZ 4dr Sedan w/1LZ (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

After reading the professional reviews on this car I was hesitant to buy one. I took several mid size cars for a drive and actually found the Malibu to be quite comfortable and responsive, the price was also competitive. I have a little over 3000 miles on mine now and I am very glad I made that choice.
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Love my Malibu but do not like the flimsy lip
By dave_e on 08/10/13 09:38 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LTZ 4dr Sedan w/1LZ (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

This car is fantastic in so many ways. Just after purchase we took a trip up into the Arizona white mountains and the Malibu handled the climbs with ease. My only complaints are that the car is a little jerky in shifting at lower speeds, the lip under the front bumper is very flimsy and has already fell apart, and the interior roof console where the built in garage door opener was pretty loose when we bought the car. As far as the lip, the dealer refused to cover it under warranty, but, they are replacing the roof console to secure it better. The only thing that secures the lip to the plastic lip bracket is glue. I am going to try pop rivets.
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful
Impressed so far...
By tlimbert65 on 08/09/13 07:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

This car has some pretty stiff competition in the Camry, Accord, Altima and Sonata, but I wanted to buy American from a local dealer, if I could. After comparing, I was impressed enough to buy the Malibu. It's roomy, quiet, comfortable, powerful, and pretty nice looking. The electronics features (OnStar, Bluetooth phone integration, XM radio, driver info system) are handy and work great. Fuel economy was a concern for me, based on ratings, but I've been averaging 31 in my daily commuting (mostly highway) and I've measured tanks of 34 and 36.
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Best Kept Secret
By newbie1968 on 07/15/13 19:04 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LT 4dr Sedan w/1LT (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

Best kept secret out there, a real value for the money. I got a 1LT with the conv package and am impressed with the features for the money. Great car for little money (low 20's...)
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Miss my (quiet) 2009 Malibu LS
By 2013malibu on 07/03/13 09:09 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I agree that my 2013 is all around much improved on than my traded 2009 LS. I have to say I am let down since I was anticipating a quiet cabin ride as all the auto site reviewers have endorsed. Well, I am not experiencing the "quiet" in my new malibu. I have a annoying vibration/buzz that presents itself when in low gear/ between gears but faithfully dissapears when I accelerate. Did'nt notice this during test drive otherwise I would of hung on to my 2009 Malibu!
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7 of 12 people found this review helpful
Best Buy so far
By nobbyclarke on 06/22/13 09:13 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan LS 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Review

Ive had my Malibu for a couple of weeks now, It's a beautiful vehicle. I think they made a mistake with the quality and price. I am expecting a call any day now telling me I paid too little and I owe them 5 grand. And do you know, I might just pay it.
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