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Used Chevrolet Malibu for Sale in Los Angeles, CA

A mid-size car, the Chevrolet Malibu was first introduced in 1964 as a Chevrolet Chevelle trim level. The Malibu became its own model line in 1978 as a rear-wheel drive vehicle. It was named after Malibu, California, an affluent coastal community in Los Angeles County.

Between 1964 and 1983, there were four generations of Malibu. Body styles included a four-door sedan, convertible, two-door Sport Coupe hardtop, and a two-seat station wagon. The roofline was redesigned with the second generation launched in 1968. There were several different stylistic changes between then and 1973, when the third generation was introduced, which included the Malibu Classic with four square headlights.

The fourth generation, sold from 1978 to 1983, completely replaced the Chevelle name and was up to 1,000 pounds lighter. During this model run, the Malibu was often used by NASCAR.

1997 Reintroduction

A fifth generation was introduced as a front-wheel drive model, using the GM N platform. Similar to some Buick, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac models, it had an extended wheelbase. The Malibu Cruiser was launched in 2002. From 2004 to 2008, the GM Epsilon platform dominated sixth generation models that were sold as four-door sedans and the five-door Malibu Maxx hatchback.

The 2008 to 2012 series featured many trim levels and engine choices with a redesign intended to compete with Japanese mid-size cars. In 2016, the ninth generation Chevrolet Malibu was introduced with a sleeker design similar to the Impala, but larger. It also included a full hybrid model.

Buy a Used Chevrolet Malibu at Hawthorne Auto Square

Our Los Angeles used car dealership is trusted throughout the area for vehicles inspected to state emissions standards and to ensure reliability when you drive off our used car lot. We are a buy here pay here dealership. That means you don’t need to worry about bank or lender approval. Several financing options are available whether you have low credit and no matter what type of income you earn. Take five months to build your down payment and take advantage of our extended warranty options (on top of our 30-day, 1,000-mile warranty).

Looking for a more classic used Chevrolet Malibu for sale or a used Chevrolet Malibu hybrid? Inquire about our constantly changing inventory or low payment options. Hawthorne Auto Square is always looking to get you the best deal for your money. Apply today and receive fast approval, contact our sales team at 866-707-7664, or visit our dealership in person for professional assistance finding exactly what you need.