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2010 Chevrolet Malibu - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

1,158 problems have been reported for the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 195 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (137 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu in the United States are 183,784 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Malibu owners in the last 7 years is 1158, The age of the vehicle is 7, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1158 / 183,784 / 7 * 1000 = 0.90.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Chevrolet Malibu model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu in 2010.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2010
2
  2011
41
  2012
91
  2013
162
  2014
269
  2015
232
  2016
204
  2017
83

small car iamge Compare the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Chevrolet Malibu, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu compare with other Chevrolet Malibu model years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Malibu is 1,158 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of Chevrolet Malibu is 767.

Table 3. Compare the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Malibu
3
  2016 Malibu
45
  2015 Malibu
48
  2014 Malibu
115
  2013 Malibu
429
  2012 Malibu
502
  2011 Malibu
742
  2010 Malibu
1,158
  2009 Malibu
1,158
  2008 Malibu
1,001
  2007 Malibu
997
  2006 Malibu
1,373
  2005 Malibu
1,473
  2004 Malibu
1,785
  2003 Malibu
651
  2002 Malibu
630
  2001 Malibu
782
  2000 Malibu
981
  1999 Malibu
798
  1998 Malibu
998
  1997 Malibu
447


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