Delivering the comfort of first class for the price of a coach ticket, the 2004 Chevy Malibu Maxx offers a spacious new alternative in the midsize car segment.

The five-door Maxx rides on a wheelbase that is 6 inches longer than the Malibu sedan, yet its overall length is a half-inch shorter. The result is an interior that is cavernous. The Malibu Maxx has the ride and handling of a sedan and the interior versatility of a sport utility.

The rear seat slides nearly 7 inches fore and aft, and is split 60/40 not just in the seat back, but also the seat cushion, to further increase comfort. The seat backs recline – distinguishing them from the seat backs in most sedans – allowing different-size rear passengers to tailor their seating position in a similar way front-seat passengers can.

The Malibu Maxx also features a standard fixed rear glass skylight that provides a spacious, open atmosphere over the rear seats. The Malibu Maxx offers a remote starter system, allowing the driver while inside the house to start the car outside on cold winter mornings or sweltering summer afternoons. The system is designed to work from approximately 200 feet.

SPECIFICATIONS

VEHICLE TYPE……………..FWD sedan

POWERPLANT……………….3.5L V6

OUTPUT…………………..200 horsepower, 220 torque

EPA MILEAGE RATING………..21 mpg city, 29 mpg highway

MSRP…………………….$22,225


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