Pros: What do you like about your 2010 Chevrolet Malibu? Styling is very fresh with an understated look. Others have had issues with the tail lights, but I think they look great--especially the LTZ. Thank God they didn't put red plastic all over the back end like older Impalas.
Very quiet at cruising speeds. Comfortable seats.
4-cyl has plenty of smoothly delivered power and great gas mileage. (6 speed automatic is a must, however--the 4-speed transmission is rough shifting.)
Body very solid. Braking is excellent.
Cons: How would you improve your 2010 Chevrolet Malibu? Standard Goodyear Eagle LS2 tires are AWFUL. Replaced them with Hankook Optoma's at 6,000 miles. What a difference in handling and ride!
Electric power steering with 4 cylinder engine feels numb (like most American cars).
Trunk opening is too small, and lip too high. Difficult to get anything larger than a valet case in.
Rattle in the trunk area drove me nuts until I discovered there are two recesses in the wheel well cover than fit over two tabs at the rear of the trunk causing the lid to buzz whenever any irregularity in pavement was crossed. Bad design--even the dealer couldn't find out what was causing the problem. Only my own perseverance saved the day. Buzz now gone.
2010 Chevrolet Malibu Review: A winner for GM! Far from perfect, but better in most respects than either Camry or Accord. Priced somewhat higher than comparable imports, but substantial discounts from list make it more than competitive. This one's a keeper!