Chevrolet Malibu

1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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  • (3.3) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $285$4,481
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24-27
  • Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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Chevrolet's new Malibu sedan, just a year and a half out of the box, has proved to be a worthy competitor to the midsize Japanese sedans Americans love so much. It has also proved itself worthy of the Malibu name, one baby boomers remember fondly as one of the great Chevy sedans of the '70s. That success comes while most midsize-sedan buyers view American auto manufacturing with ... Read full review for the 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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1998 and still driving it

by cmc1216777 from Spring, TX on March 8, 2017

I bought my 1998 in 2000 used. It runs great and I've had no major issues with it beyond normal wear and tear. I believe my nine year old son will probably be driving it when he turns 16.

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Ratings

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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