• (3.2) 16 reviews
  • Available Prices: $420–$5,164
  • 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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Great Starter Car

by baird_hibbs from on July 11, 2017

This car did better than expected. It ran and ran until the thermostat and water pump blew. Then it was a cascade of problems. Sensors went out, the timing chain went bad, the catalytic converter blew... Read Full Review

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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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