The system features a self-contained, pressurized auxiliary coolant heater that uses diesel fuel to generate up to 17,200 Btu of heating energy. Two engines motivate the Malibu: an economical 2. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Find your next car by browsing our extensive new and pre-owned 2009 Chevrolet Uplander listings. Inside, the Malibu's modern, two-tone interior evokes some design elements from the '50s and '60s, putting it in a class above.
Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. MotherProof is a fan of the center console's ability to stow a purse. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. This vehicle looks great for a 2009. Test drivers said the base four-cylinder engine was underpowered, but the available V6 had more gusto. Optional features on some trims when it was new include a power sunroof, navigation and a rear entertainment system. A flexible cargo management system includes flat-folding rear and front passenger seatbacks, various storage bins, and a height-adjustable cargo panel.
The Malibu's well-designed interior features pleasing instrument panel gauges and high-quality materials throughout. Neither inspires confidence in passing or merging—or in stoplight drag races—according to the reviews read by or in the experience of TheCarConnection. It's available with three different Ecotec engines, depending upon the model. On the inside, reviewers note that the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu is large and comfortable. The front fascia features an air-dam design with integrated fog lights, and the grille comes with mesh-style upper and lower grille inserts. The smooth, windowless sides on the Panel give it a cleaner, retro, more hot rod look than the standard models.
It is a nostalgic hauler for people who want something different, and who appreciate the classic looks of the 1949 Chevy Suburban. Options include all-wheel drive, a 5. Rocker moldings somewhat resemble accentuated running boards. Passenger models come with electronic stability control with rollover mitigation. Additionally, they come with meager floor storage - shallow bins that offer very little versatility with regard to actual storage. To be sure you receive the best deal on your Express Van, check the Fair Purchase Price to see the typical transaction price being paid in your area. The smooth, windowless sides on the Panel give it a cleaner, retro, more hot rod look than the standard models.
One long-wheelbase model is available in quarter-, half- or one-ton configurations. They also liked that it offered navigation. The recall began on May 19, 2014. Its massive interior can be configured to hold up to 15 passengers, making it an ideal company shuttle or airport limo. Click on the bi-weekly payment amount estimate to see Financing details.
The New York Times characterizes both engines as eager, comparing favorably to the Nissan Altima and Honda Accord, while Cars. Remedy Cummings will notify owners to take buses to a Ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. Good in snow up to 10 inches but doesn't plow very good due to low ride. However, I've had a lot of little, stupid electrical issues. The front fascia features an air-dam design with integrated fog lights, and the grille comes with mesh-style upper and lower grille inserts.
We like the optional 2. For 2009, every Chevy Malibu gets the top-notch six-speed automatic. Other countermeasures, including a tighter firewall, acoustic glass and insulation, lined wheel wells further aids in interior serenity, Edmunds notes. The best fuel economy comes from the base 2. With only 34,340 miles on car that was well taken care of the transmission went. A back-up camera is available as an option, and there are a few other trim and convenience enhancements.
The Express Van 1500 Cargo Van comes standard with a 195-horsepower 4. This car has done me well for around 70k miles, and I assume it will continue to do so for years to come. The brake pads don't last long. New for 2009 There are no significant changes to the Express. The rear cargo floor flips up to reveal a five-inch-deep tray useful for storage. It was refreshed for 2009, and reviewers were impressed with its high-quality interior. What Owners Think Owners love the fact that Chevrolet has moved the power window controls from the center console back to the doors, although some still have trouble reading the controls.
The Express competes with other full-size vans, including the Ford E-Series and Dodge Sprinter. Chevrolet owners may call 1-800-630-2438. New for 2009 are a wireless cell-phone link and later in the model year a rearview camera, intended to combat visibility issues that have been noted previously. The new rear fascia provides a cutout for a single bright exhaust tip. New for 2009 There are no significant changes to the Express. While it's plainer inside and provides seating for only two, the Panel best exemplifies the early Suburban heritage. Reviewers commend the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu for safety.
One long-wheelbase model is available in quarter-, half- or one-ton configurations. There are also numerous different tires fitted on various Malibus, and ConsumerGuide says they can significantly affect road noise. Standard electronic stability control is also a plus. This wagon's unique shape dictates a relatively short windshield, which in turn leads to windshield pillars—which are wide to begin with—that get in the way when checking for cross traffic or pedestrians. Although most reviewers have some gripes about the available power from either base four-cylinder engines, Edmunds calls the 2.