14 reviews
1998 Chevrolet Malibu
1998 Chevrolet Malibu
Available Price Range $44-$5,004 Trims2 Combined MPG 24-27 Seats 5


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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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good car; don't expect Mercedes engineering

by andy from Georgia on August 15, 2011

We've had good luck with this car. Over 150K miles and it has been a dependable commuter car. Some of the parts are inferior though. For example, belt pulleys are plastic and one exploded on me while ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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