The 1997 Chevrolet Malibu is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include LS 4dr Sedan, and 4dr Sedan. Malibu models are available with a 3.1 l-liter gas engine or a 2.4 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 155 hp, depending on engine type. The 1997 Malibu comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic. The 1997 Malibu comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review I bought this Malibu with 50k on it. It now has 140,000. One thing I noticed on this car was that as soon as I hit 100,000 all the nickel and dime crap would break. I had to replace all the pulleys because a bearing went bad, replaced the ignition cylinder lock which turned out that if it fails you need to buy the ignition switch as well. I try to do my own repairs this repair went from 35 bucks to 285 in parts I had to buy both. (awesome engineering, way to go gm) the build quality with gm has been crap for many years as well as the other 2 manufacturers. Things break that shouldn't. Driving down the road one day and the overhead light just came off. Come on! Really? Average.
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1997 chevrolet malibu LS 4dr Sedan, 4-speed automatic, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1997 Chevrolet Malibu?
Available Chevrolet Malibu 1997 Submodel Types: Sedan, Hybrid
Available Trims: LT, LS, LTZ, Premier, LS Fleet, LT1, LT w/1LT, Hybrid, LT2, Eco, Base, Fleet, SS, LT w/2LT, L
Exterior Colors: Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, Blue Velvet Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Cajun Red Tintcoat, Champagne Silver Metallic, Atlantis Blue Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic, Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Pepperdust Metallic, Mocha Steel Metallic, Taupe Gray Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Butte Red Metalllic, Gold Mist Metallic, Arctic Blue Metallic, White Diamond Tricoat, Sandy Ridge Metallic, Red Jewel Tintcoat, Sable Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat , Dark Gray Metallic, Silverstone Metallic, Silver Moss Metallic, Black, White, Golden Pewter Metallic, Light Driftwood Metallic, Sandstone Metallic, Galaxy Silver Metallic, Medium Gray Metallic, Amber Bronze Metallic, Autumn Bronze Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat, Blue Topaz Metallic, Dark Blue Metallic, Silver Topaz Metallic, Sport Red Metallic, Dark Jade Green Metallic, Navy Blue Metallic, Silver Green Metallic, Silvermist Metallic, Butte Red Metallic (Late Availability), Dark Tropic Teal Metallic, Laser Blue Metallic, Medium Bronzemist Metallic, Redfire Metallic