# 2010 Chevrolet Malibu - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

511 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 76 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(63 problems).

### Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

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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 198,770 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Malibu owners in the last 4 years is 511, The age of the vehicle is 4, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 511 / 198,770 / 4 * 1000 = 0.64.

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 |
37 |

2012 |
65 |

2013 |
133 |

2014 |
209 |

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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 511
while the average number of problems reported for the 18 model years of Chevrolet Malibu is 624.

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