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2008 Chevrolet Malibu

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Car of 2008

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Chevrolet Malibu after 90-days of ownership.
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Chevrolet Malibu during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Ease of loading/unloading trunk/hatch
  • Forward visibility
  • Vehicle's handling on curves

Performance Specs

MPG City

17 - 24


26 - 32


164 - 252


4 speed, Automatic w/OD, 6 speed, Automatic w/OD


Gas 4-Cyl, Gas V6, Gas/Electric 4-Cyl


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership
2008 Chevrolet Malibu JD Power Award Winner
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