(3.6) 18 reviews
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 26
Engine: 170-hp, 3.1-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Chevrolet Malibu

Our Take on the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu

Our Take

The front-wheel-drive Malibu is Chevrolet's No. 2 passenger car in sales behind the Cavalier, and will take on more responsibility as the brand's only midsize entry. The Lumina, a larger midsize sedan, will be in production at least until the end of the calendar year 2000. A V-6 engine... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The Chevrolet Malibu is a nice little car - emphasis on little. The thing that struck me immediately was how cramped it seemed, for a nominal mid-size car, the class inhabited by such as the Camry and Accord, Stratus and Altima. To be sure, it has the requisite volumetric dimensions to accommodate 115 cubic feet worth of Ping-Pong balls and thereby meet the Environmental Protection Agency&a... Read full review for the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu

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Most Reliable Car I've Owned

by DriverOne from O.C., CA on August 3, 2013

My 2000 Chevy Malibu has been the most dependable car I've owned. It gets about 29-31 mpg highway and 22-24 city. I guess proper care and maintenance is the difference between some of the other post I... Read Full Review

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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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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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