9th Generation (2016—2018) Malibu Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 17th out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (66%), drivetrain (33%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Wrong Language Programmed 1 complaints at an average of 16 miles in the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid.
  2. I Play Screen Doesn\'t Work 1 complaints at an average of 16 miles in the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid.
  3. Rear Half Shaft Broken 1 complaints at an average of 300 miles in the 2016 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 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 0 0 0 0.0
2017 0 0 26 0.0
2016 3 1 56 3.16

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