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post #1 of 23 Old 08-17-2007, 07:30 AM Thread Starter
 
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STAGING A COMEBACK: Malibu could be answer to Camry

With the newly redesigned Chevrolet Malibu, Vice Chairman Bob Lutz says General Motors Corp. finally has the high-volume midsize sedan that can win buyers away from other models -- even the Toyota Camry.

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post #2 of 23 Old 08-17-2007, 09:46 AM
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I sense a battle between the Aura and the Malibu now.



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My wife drives an '06 Malibu with the V6 and she loves her car.

I think the car is solid and GM would sell more if they could get butts in the seats for a test drive. Hopefully the new model will bring more people into the dealerships.
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My wife drives an '06 Malibu with the V6 and she loves her car.

I think the car is solid and GM would sell more if they could get butts in the seats for a test drive. Hopefully the new model will bring more people into the dealerships.
While I'm no fan of the 4spd auto..I do like the look of the current malibu..it's sensible..and less boring than the foreign competition.
However, the remaining ones are only available in "neutral" colors...no blue..no red, etc.



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The new 2008 Malibu is a high quality car with great design.
It'll definitely be good competition for the imports.
In fact, Chevy will be putting Camrys at the dealers so people can compare the two, much like what Saturn is doing with the Aura.

The current Malibu is a great car too, but this new Malibu steps it up a notch with build quality, and a much better design IMO.
The new interior is just outstanding on this car.

On top of all that, what import gives you a 5-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty?
Oh wait that's right... none of them.

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I think this is current.

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wow, that malibu looks hot.
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I think the new Malibu is way ahead of the current one in looks/interior.

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My wife's current Malibu is a POS. It just keeps breaking down. I can't wait for the G8 to finally get here.
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I had a 99 and it took alot of abuse from me and kept running.

I drove an 05 and it rode alot better and seemed better quality.

I bet the next one is that much better!

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