Chevrolet Discounts Malibu $3,250 In December 201818
Chevrolet Malibu sales decreased 45.79 percent to 31,041 units in the third quarter, a drop that’s significantly greater than the overall the ongoing shift in consumer purchase dynamics that currently favors crossovers, SUVs and trucks. So in what could possibly be an effort to combat slumping sales, a new Chevrolet discount reduces the price of the Malibu by $3,250.
Nationwide Chevrolet discounts on the Malibu are as follows:
- 2018 Malibu Premier: $3,250 + Employee Discount when financing with GM Financial, resulting in a potential drop of $6,084 below MSRP
- This Chevrolet discount brings the starting price of the 2018 Malibu Premier sedan to $25,811, which is lower than the price of the mid-range LT model
- 2018 Malibu excluding L models: $2,500 customer cash + $750 when financing with GM Financial
- 2019 Malibu excluding L models: $1,500 customer cash
Notably, this Chevrolet discount restricts GM employee pricing to the 2018 Malibu Premier model. Meanwhile, the $3,250 discount is not applicable to 2018 Malibu L models, and the $1,500 discount is not applicable to 2019 Malibu L models.
- Must take delivery by January 2, 2019.
- See dealer for details.
- Incentive for the United States of America, unless otherwise specified.
- Some customers may not qualify for this offer.
- Offer not available with special finance, lease, and some other offers.
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About ChevroletÂ Malibu
The ChevroletÂ Malibu is a mid-size sedan sold in most markets where Chevrolet has a business presence. It is currently Chevrolet'sÂ second-largest sedan,Â inÂ the U.S. and Canada, slotting above the subcompactÂ Chevrolet SonicÂ and compactÂ Chevrolet CruzeÂ but under the full-sizeÂ Chevrolet Impala.
The current, ninth-generation model was introduced inÂ 2016. It rides on theÂ GM E2Â platformÂ shared with theÂ Buick Regal, Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, Holden Commodore NG,Â andÂ theÂ Cadillac XT4.
For 2019 - the fourth model year of the ninth-gen modelÂ - the Malibu received a midcycleÂ enhancement, otherwise known as a facelift or refresh,Â that consists of revised exterior styling,Â a newÂ Malibu RSÂ trim level,Â aÂ CVT transmissionÂ for L, LS, LT and RS models, a new infotainmentÂ system, a new 8-inch reconfigurable driverÂ information center (DIC), LED headlamps on the Premier model, and variousÂ other new features.
The ChevroletÂ Malibu is producedÂ at the following GM plants:
- GM Fairfax plantÂ in Kansas City, Kansas, USA supplying the Americas
- GM Bupyeong plantÂ in South Korea supplying Eurasia
- Shanghai GMÂ Jinqiao North in China (GM China) supplying China
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Wow, what a deal. Too bad nobody wants it. GM missed the mark with this new Malibu IMO.
I don’t think Chevy missed the mark with this car. It’s a very comfortable and well designed car. The problem is people are just naturally drawn to japanese sedans because they were so much better for so long. That’s not the case today anymore. Domestic cars are as good as anything out there, but it’s hard to shake off decades of perception.
Look at Fusion. It has AWD, powerful engine, good looks and yet it wasn’t enough to save it.
I drove an LT Malibu for a week in Seattle and really liked it. It had the 1.5T and it was a pleasure to drive. Very roomy, quiet, everything you would expect from a family sedan. It looks good too, but when it comes to Camry and Accord people will buy them with blindsides on. Toyota and Honda worked very hard for that for decades. It’s paying off now.
Thank you Greag for being spot on.
Even for the best sellers they have declining sales and profits. When you are Not at the top you have half as much you can’t afford to lose.
Adding a V6, AWD or more standard options will not fix what is going on. When the Camry sales are dropping it is telling of the market shift.
This is a tough segment to garner new customers in with the conditions favoring sedans and there is little hope for growth when all models are on decline.
Too bad GM did not have this kind of car back in 1997.
I agree in parts with you. Honda and Toyota have a good reputation, but the Malibu 1.5 engine lacks power, and the interior of the Camry / Accord spanks Chevy. GM can’t deliver a decent interior in NONE of their cars, that’s the truth.
Lets not forget. Because GM as a whole has ZERO CUSTOMER SUPPORT. I you are one of the lucky ones to own a GM product that lasts and lasts that is GREAT, I myself have owned several. BUT, BUT, if you are one of the thousands that have owned one with troubles, and I too could mention several personal ones, you as a GM CUSTOMER are SCREWED. There is ABSOUTLY ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE by GM.
This is a test. I would like anyone here or on any other GM site to prove that if they call GM they have EVER received ANYONE to help them with ANYTHING. All GM does is send you to a dealership. GM themselves has ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE. This and this alone is the ONLY reason that Toyota and Honda have gained and retain CUSTOMERS.
If the automaker or ANY manufacturer for that matter has ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE, they will all eventually fail. Could you imagine if you bought a new TV, when it quit working you called the 1-800 number in the manual. When you reached the manufacturer they said take it back to the store. But when you got to the store the store said there is nothing we can do. This is the GM customer service.
Go buy a GM sedan. ” this car is just as good as any foreign model” HOW? Lets say a sedan now days should EASILY last 100,000 miles.( Toyota and Honda have more than 200,000+ miles AVERAGE on there top sedans) OK with GM you get 36,000 mile warranty OK. What if you need a transmission at 45,000 miles, YOU THE CUSTOMER are SCREWED as a GM OWNER. Does it matter to you that there are thousands that have not had transmission troubles, NO.
Look at GM. I received two different letters FROM GM stating I have extended coverage for a part that GM itself has proven to potentially be faulty, OK. I take the letter to a GM dealer and the dealer says the part IS NOT covered and I do not have extended coverage. This is a GM letter from GM stating a PROVEN POTENTIANLLY FAULTY PART with my name and my vehicles VIN#, Two different vehicles, two different letters, two different potentially faulty parts, ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE.
GM vehicles are NOT the same, Quality is NOT the same, CUSTOMER SERVICE does not even exist.
Does Gzm have Zero Customer Service….? No. Could it be better at some Dealers for sure.
The greatest problem is that GM has too many dealers. They are 3 to 1 in most areas of the country vs Toyota and Honda.
This leads to the issues where you have triple the chance of having a bad dealers ship that is not doing the job.
GM tried to clear many out during the bail out but the government stepped in. To buy these dealers out would cost billions to make them go away.
GM is left with dealing with these dealers with cuts in allocations and cuts in hold back money. They use the surveys that many never fill out.
It is a never ending battle.
We have two new GMC vehicles and on one we have had a minor sun roof latch issue fixed 2 times then upgraded to a improved latch with no hassle or down time.
My truck had a bad seal the let the converter drain back after sitting a couple days. They replaced the transmission and converter with a new one. I needed a loaner that was a $55k Acadia Denali to drive. The tranny took a couple days to arrive and two days to program as the new trannys have a learn feature that can take many miles to set. They took the extra two days to program it and test it. It takes 8 hours between settings to check it.
Could not have asked for better service.
A friend had a throttle issue on a Chevy SS. It was an odd issue. They had issues with trying to fix it and kept on it for a couple month till resolved. They would get a new program from GM and load it in to try to fix it. They did. The vehicle was out of warranty and they only charged him for the first visit and none of the others or the loaner cars.
Then you also have the never happy customer today. Some folks you just can’t make happy even if you fix the car and have the tech killed.
I agree there there are some bad dealers but there is no simple solution.
Being new in the segment with only 50 years has its advantages over being here 120 years. Rules, regulations and old agreements are not easy to lose.
I disagree greatly. GM as a whole has decent customer service. Granted some dealers could be better but any that I have dealt with have been top notch. Some of the sales staff not so much, but back of the house have always went out of their way making sure the customer was happy. Point in fact: The Malibu LT I used to own had a steering wheel that had unusual wear and deterioration issues under warranty and they replaced it with a leather wrapped higher trim style one at no charge. Things like this keep people coming back.
Still not one example of GM customer service. Sure this guy has a good dealer, that girl has a bad dealer, this is the dealers fault, that is GMs fault. STILL NO EXAMPLE OF GM CUSTOMER SERVICE. When you call gm you get ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE.
I also find it interesting that so far the two people that have great customer service have had several vehicles worked on and are the same people trying to convincing others that GM makes as good of vehicles as Toyota and Honda. Not getting a vehicle worked on is a good vehicle.
It is no different with the others. You call them and they will just contact a dealer to help you.
They all work in similar ways.
Now I can point to cases were GM will step in at the dealer. One person I know had a smell in a car that was not natural. GM sent out an engineer to the persons house. Tested the glue used in side and ordered them a new car.
There are many examples like one I read of late where the oil line came off a ZR2. GM with no hassle bought back the vehicle. The dealer could have communicated better as they worked with GM tech for over a week with out informing him. But he has a video and came out pleased with what GM did.
If say Honda USA fir not fix your car who are you going to call Japan?
On my last car I had an issue on the mass air sensor hitting the AC. It was the performance upgrade kit for the LNF,
I e mailed the powertrain engineer who oversaw the program. He called me 10 mins later with info and e mailed me diagrams that resolved my issue.
I know GM is not perfect but none of them are. But st the end of the day they get most of them right. I get it you may be one of the few that did not get what you wanted, expected or deserved but you are one of the few as a whole and do not represent the majority.
Well for sure I do not represent the majority because if I did GM would have been broke again along time ago.
But this is the trouble scott3, sure you as a GM performance shop would get direct support or so you say. And sure a dealer should get support.
But when I get three different letters from GM, two from Cadillac and one from GMC that say ” take your vehicle to the dealership for FREE” but when I go to the dealership I get charged. Something is NOT right. Now I don’t care if GM does anything for me for FREE. What I DO care is that GM continues to do it and there is NO ONE for me to talk to and find out why it keeps happening. The dealer tells me they don’t know why I continue to get the letters but they are doing what they are told. When I call the GM number on the letter they tell me to take it to the dealer and get it fixed for free.
Now WHY would I think GM-Cadillac knows what they are doing. Two different vehicles. Three different customer satisfaction letters for free repairs. NO free repairs. Either quit sending us the letters to keep us satisfied or do what you say on the letter you are sending us. AND NOT ONE PERSON TO TALK TO ABOUT WHY IT KEEPS HAPPENING OR WHY.
ALSO when GM people think GM products and GM support is just as good as the others, this is the problem. Because GM will never try to make it better if they already think they are as good as others.
This is a hint GM. You ARE NOT as good. The quality is not as good. The customer service is NOT as good. Try to ask Toyota and Honda owners what they think, they will tell you after all they probably drove GM at one time or another.
The Malibu is an underrated sedan. However, my biggest problems with the car is the under powered engine and lack of safety features which are standard on Toyota and Honda models.
Put a V6 back it and I’ll buy it.. Had 2. Great cars.. I wouldn’t put 200K on it anyway.
If the pricing wasn’t sky high when they first hit the market, they might have sold a few. Too little too late.
to Greg and lifelong gm –I agree with you Greg—I also think Malibu is under powered ,needs better choice of option standards, upgraded interiors material ,and now it maybe too late.. with demented MARY’S projects killing sedans it will be at this time the only one left . I know for a fact not all customers want SUV’s , there are people who can’t even get into one ,(MARY even you will get too a point in life where you can’t climb either ) so it maybe the time to provide changes to the Malibu being it will be the only sedan left by GM so pushing the customer elsewhere . I worked for a GM dealership representing 5 divisions for 30 years my last 10 years our department was to #1 in the NY zone –I think that was pretty good satisfying a lot of customers ,if anyone of the cars came in with a transmission problem at 45K it would have bee covered under the Powertrain warranty . And we both drove Olds NO extensive problems to just under 200k and at that time we just wanted to upgrade and all were sold they where all Oldsmobile’s , now we are driving Buick and Cadillac . I do see imports out there with paint delamination -fogged headlamp capsules ,oil leaks , engines failing but that’s ok is accepted because it is not a American made . yea GM did mess up in the past but in recent years the quality has improved and equals the imports . I am also a GM for life but I also hope demented MARY gets a pink slip
getting back to bad service from GM’s poor reliable cars and service –now driving a 2010 Lacrosse 92k+ miles , I would guess some would say only a average to poor model ,,what has been serviced is oil and filter change and tire rotation every 5K. OH yes around 5k the mirror directional failed and the mirror assembly had to be replaced ,well the dealer ordered the mirror ,and necessary to paint the mirror then made me an appointment to install in which I waited for . as for the brakes- still original , 1 battery and 1set of tires at 70k,,Not bad service from a GM model or the GM service department
Yes I agree there are good dealers. Yes I have owned several GM vehicles with well over 140,000 miles. Again yes GM has made some great vehicles and I have owned many.
BUT GM has ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE. The CUSTOMER has ZERO CUSTOMER SUPPORT from GM.
Yes a dealer will say this. Another dealer will say that.
But AGAIN GM HAS ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE. I am NOT talking a dealer. I am talking GM. You know the company MAKING THE VEHICLES, GM.
You go to the dealership, talk to a service advisor, who talks to a service tech, who talks to the service manager, who talks to gm, who talks to the service manager , who talks to the service tech, who talks to the service advisor who talks to you. And AGAIN NEVER is the CUSTOMER ever even considered in this process.
Again one more time. GM has ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE. GM does have DEALERSHIP SERVICE. GM has ZERO CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Great looking car–almost as good as my 2008 CTS–but no power–put a V-6 and all-wheel drive in it and I would have considered it—had 2018 4 cylinder Buick Lacrosse rental car on drive between Los Angeles and Bakersfield CA–next visit my rental was a 2018 V-6 Impala with 305 HP on same drive between the two cities–no comparison–Impala with V-6 could cruise between 75 to 85 mph all day–Lacrosse with 4 cylinder was gutless between 75 to 85 mph.
I would like the current Malibu much better if it had the 2.5 as in my Impala with 197 HP connected to either the 6 or 9 speed transmission and a defeat button for stop/start. They also need to put the leather wheel and shift knob back on LT models with cloth seats and not force customers into the expensive leather package to get those two items and make the safety package 1 std on LT and safety package 2 std on Premier. The RS model needs to have a performance upgrade package including the 2.0T. I would also very much like to see the dash cloth changed to padded stitched vinyl. These are all super easy changes that would make this a better car without impacting the profit margin or raising the already highest in class pricing on certain trims.