7th Generation (2008—2009) Malibu Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 3rd out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Stalls While Driving 1 complaints at an average of 153,000 miles in the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid.

What Malibu Hybrid Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 1 0 46 0.23
2008 0 0 44 0.0

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