Best Bet
(4.3) 11 reviews
MSRP: $1,918$9,106
Body Style: N/A
Combined MPG: 20-24
Engine: 217-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

Our Take on the 2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

Our Take

In addition to redesigning its front-wheel-drive Malibu midsize sedan for 2004, Chevrolet launched an extended-length version called the Malibu Maxx. Billed by the automaker as an "extended sedan" with a rear liftgate, the Malibu Maxx holds a 3.5-liter V-6. That engine receives variable valve tim... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ordinary ride and handling
  • Old-fashioned overall feel
  • Backseat comfort
  • Lack of standout qualities

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6s
  • Sliding and reclining rear seat
  • Rear liftgate

3 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.