Chevrolet Malibu

2004 Chevrolet Malibu

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  • (4.1) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,022$6,694
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 27-29
  • Engine: 145-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Chevrolet Malibu

Our Take on the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet has redesigned its midsize, front-wheel-drive Malibu sedan for 2004 and moved it to GM’s Epsilon global platform, which promises a high degree of structural stiffness. According to Chevrolet, this helps the new sedan exhibit a European flair in ride and handling qualities. In addi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • FWD layout
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Electric power steering
  • Fully independent suspension
  • Available remote starter

2004 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews Expert Reviews

'04 Malibu is a major upgrade Finally, Chevrolet has a midsize sedan that can compete with the imports. The new Malibu is a major upgrade for the formerly mundane family car. For 2004, the revamped Chevy has sharper styling and a roomier interior, plus decent driving characteristics that can be compared with Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. Chevrolet tapped into its European divis... Read full review for the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

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Consumer Reviews


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Good American Car

by Good Midsize Sedan from Miami, fl on October 21, 2011

I own this vehicle for 4months now, it is a good american car. The outside is nothing really to write home about, neither is the inside. It has a very simplistic approach to it, very american. Interio... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Ratings

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There are currently 14 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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