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Chevrolet Malibu MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr Sedan 252-hp 3.6L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.6
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With the turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 engine, 9-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Malibu has been averaging 22.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Malibus in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 15 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (5 percent), in the city (2.5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Chevrolet Malibu in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2008 2008 4dr Sedan 196-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.1
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 169-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 26.17
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Chevrolet Malibu

2008 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very good, 21 in fixed driving, up to 33 on the highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I drive 50 miles each way to work and the highway mileage is excellent see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Outstanding highway fuel economy. City fuel economy could be better but my driving is limited to fairly short distances with mostly stop and go. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
30-32 mpg on I70 from Indy to KC at 70 mph, 24 around town. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2009 4dr Sedan 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My V6 Malibu gets 28 mpg average which is rather good and only 2-3 mpg less than the 4 cyl. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
good mpg with 4 cyl see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Get mid 30s on the road, mid 20s around town, from a large mid-size car! see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 252-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Surprisingly good highway fuel economy for a vehicle with this level of performance. Driven sedately, can achieve > 30 mpg highway. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
With the 4 cylinder 4 speed, fuel economy is very competitive. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
When minded about keeping it mellow on the road acceleration and speed wise, it does deliver a good gas mileage on long hauls. see full Chevrolet Malibu review
2008 Chevrolet Malibu Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
gets mid teens in the city hilly driving see full Chevrolet Malibu review
 

2008 Chevrolet Malibu Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Malibu's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.