2000 Chevrolet Malibu - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu

989 problems have been reported for the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu.
The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 2000 Chevrolet Malibu.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
with 200 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting
(199 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu in the United States are 215,594 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Malibu owners in the last 18 years is 989, and the age of the vehicle is 18, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu in 2000.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

6

2017

2

2016

10

2015

25

2014

75

2013

28

2012

10

2011

16

2010

25

2009

32

2008

32

2007

42

2006

42

2005

70

2004

133

2003

103

2002

64

2001

67

2000

4

Compare the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet Malibu,
the following table can be used to compare the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu
with the Chevrolet Malibu from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2000 Malibu is 989
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Chevrolet Malibu is 795.

Table 3. Compare the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu with other model years