2016 Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet Malibu 2016

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (69%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (0%)

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu repair cost distribution

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu

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Chevrolet Malibu in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

12400 mi
door handle lock button failed 

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Malibu in Michigan, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

28000 mi
park assist would not work 
Chevrolet Malibu in Ohio, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

22068 mi
3rd high brake light leaked and headliner was wet and stained. TSB out for this and the new replacement hardware installed. Headliner cleaned. 
May 2018

24000 mi
Parking sensors were not operating correctly. 
Chevrolet Malibu in Michigan, United States
Jul 2016 - Jan 2019
Aug 2016

400 mi
USB charger in back seat did not work. Relay replaced under warranty Sunroof would work only intermittently. Eventually stopped working in the vent position. Sunroof wiring harness replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2016

7500 mi
Vision System stopped working. Caused park assist and cross traffic alerts to not operate. Vision system sensors replaced under warranty 
Sep 2017

23000 mi
Battery would not hold charge. Car had to be jump started. Dealer found that battery had a bad cell, and replaced battery under warranty. 
May 2018

36000 mi
Park Assist system stopped working. Was warned that if sensors were damaged by me that it would not be covered under warranty. Chose not to fix 

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 163hp 1.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Malibu in Illinois, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

10000 mi
Vehicle sat all weekend parked in garage, battery went completely dead. Dealer replaced battery, however having electronic power steering assist error and service stability traction control 
Jun 2018

32000 mi
Rear driver side suspension clunking noise when entering vehicle or going over bumps. Dealer inspected, kept over night but could not duplicate issue. Thought it was temporary spare movement. Issue still exists but dealer said any repair would be covered by warranty if it reoccurs. 
Chevrolet Malibu in West Virginia, United States
- Mar 2016
Mar 2016

250 mi
Driver side door handle broke. Repaired under warranty. 

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sedan

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Chevrolet Malibu in Arizona, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

22000 mi
Replaced the engine battery (not the Hybrid battery) because was not retaining its charge 

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