Chevrolet Malibu Maintenance

A Chevrolet Malibu will cost about $6,455 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service, which beats the industry average for popular sedan models by $389. There is also a 19.26% chance that a Malibu will require a major repair during that time. This is 2.24% better than similar vehicles in this segment.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

Chevrolet Malibu Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 1.99% $227
2 3.30% $262
3 3.70% $327
4 6.53% $426
5 9.36% $491
6 10.52% $623
7 11.35% $864
8 14.68% $978
9 16.22% $1,053
10 19.26% $1,204
11 29.84% $1,237
12 37.12% $1,418

Chevrolet Malibu Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
7,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
15,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
22,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
30,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
37,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
45,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
50,000 Replace Air Filter
52,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
60,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
67,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
75,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
82,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
90,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
97,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
100,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Transmission Fluid Service
105,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
112,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
120,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
127,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
135,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
142,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter, Lubricate Doors
150,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Cooling System Flush, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter

About Our Maintenance Data and "Major Repairs"

We consider anything that exceeds $500, including parts and labor, to be a "Major Repair".

We aggregate and analyze millions of automotive data points from a variety of sources, including some of the industry's leading data providers. The maintenance tables, charts and resulting rankings are conducted on a semi-annual basis, with our most recent update published in September 2020.

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