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Chevrolet Malibu Review: 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 Accommodating and comfortable cars

Chevrolet Malibu LT2 model has been popular amongst its customer for quite sometime now. Its most recent version, 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2, has continued the tradition of its popularity. The new model is more spacious and comfortable than its previous versions. Let us take a look at some of its features that have supplemented the rise in popularity of the car.

Standard Features

The car has a smooth finish and most experts feel that metallic paint might add shine to it. It also carries body-color bumpers at both ends along with chrome exhaust-pipe and air dam in the front. Its windshield wipers are sensitive to the vehicle speed. The drive looks much more elegant with its halogen headlights, which have automatic dust sensors that go on-and-off. Apart from the running lights for daytime, there are reading lights in the interior both at the back and front.

These features are further complimented by solar ray tinted-glass and illuminated vanity-mirrors at the front for both passenger and driver. Again, it has a 4-speed auto-transmission with overdrive that is electronically controlled. The steering columns include tilt and telescoping.

Mechanical Features

There are two power outlets in the front and a battery saver for its battery in 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2. As far as its suspension is concerned, they are equipped with shock absorbers and coil springs. The stabilizer bar is at the rear.

Instrumentation features

Instrumentations of 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 consist of voice-activated control for the phone, trip computer, controls mounted on the steering wheel for cruise control and audio, digital clock, exterior temperature-gauge and also tire pressure-monitor.

Convenient Features

Driver Seats of 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 has a manual lumbar-support, which is powered and is adjustable in 6 different ways. The bench seats at the back are provided with headrests and have an option to get folded too. They all belong to suede seats types with adjustable seat-heights. The storage consists of a glove-box, a lower console for storage on the floor (covered), and two cup-holders each at the front and back.

Security and Safety features

There are control systems to look after vehicle stability along with brake assistance. Each of the four wheels has anti-lock brakes. Traction control is handled for all speeds and is gifted with solid disc brakes at the back and vented ones at the front. Again, 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 has an electronic brake-force distribution.

For security measures, there are anti-theft mechanisms and locks along with remote controlled gadgetry in 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2. The car has an inbuilt anti-theft radio with stolen vehicle tracker. The trunk release and ignition are remote controlled and another multi-function remote is provided, which operates for alarm, doors unlock/lock and illuminated entry.

The front and back seats both have 3-point seatbelts for safety, coupled with air-bags at the side and head-curtains. The height of the seatbelts can be adjusted as well at convenience. To further enhance safety, there are crumple zones at the front and back along with door beams with side guard. 

2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT2 is a spectacular car that will scorch the roads and should sweep its competition from the market.

Tech Specs

Body: Four door sedan

Engine: 2.4 liter I4 169 hp

Transmission: 4 – speed automatic

Torque: 160 ft/lbs

Power: 169 hp

Tires: SBRP225/50R17 BSW


For: Excellent in interior appearance and ride

Against: Seating facilities can be looked at by officials

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