# 2010 Chevrolet Malibu - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

181 problems have been reported for the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. The number one most common problem is associated with the vehicle's air bags with 38 problems. The second most common problem is associated with the vehicle's electrical system (18 problems).

Problem Category | Number of Problems |
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Air Bag | 38 |

Electrical System | 18 |

Service Brakes | 17 |

Exterior Lighting | 16 |

Steering | 15 |

Power Train | 15 |

Electronic Stability Control | 12 |

Engine And Engine Cooling | 10 |

Vehicle Speed Control | 8 |

Wheel | 5 |

Visibility | 4 |

Equipment | 4 |

Seats | 4 |

Other Fuel System | 3 |

Gasoline Fuel System | 3 |

Seat Belt | 2 |

Tire | 2 |

Structure | 2 |

Traction Control System | 1 |

Suspension | 1 |

Air Brake | 1 |

## 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 3 years is 181, The age of the vehicle is 3, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 181 / 198,770 / 3 * 1000 = 0.30.

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

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

Service Year | Number of Problems |
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2010 | 2 |

2011 | 25 |

2012 | 42 |

2013 | 61 |

## Compare the 2010 Malibu with other model Years of Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

When shopping a new or used Chevrolet Malibu, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu measures up with other Chevrolet Malibu production years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Malibu is 181 while the average number of problems reported for the 17 model years of Chevrolet Malibu is 472.

Model Year | Number of Problems |
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu | 422 |

1998 Chevrolet Malibu | 950 |

1999 Chevrolet Malibu | 733 |

2000 Chevrolet Malibu | 818 |

2001 Chevrolet Malibu | 602 |

2002 Chevrolet Malibu | 416 |

2003 Chevrolet Malibu | 353 |

2004 Chevrolet Malibu | 1105 |

2005 Chevrolet Malibu | 782 |

2006 Chevrolet Malibu | 659 |

2007 Chevrolet Malibu | 307 |

2008 Chevrolet Malibu | 378 |

2009 Chevrolet Malibu | 214 |

2010 Chevrolet Malibu | 181 |

2011 Chevrolet Malibu | 73 |

2012 Chevrolet Malibu | 28 |

2013 Chevrolet Malibu | 17 |