2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Suggested retail price: $12,865
Engine: 2.4 L 4-cyl
The '09s have above average reliability, and in excellent condition go for less than $14k, according to KBB.com. The car has made reviewers get over their anti-Detroit bias. Zach Bowman of Auto Fieds.com writes, "Comfortable, spacious, attractive and fuel efficient, the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ is proof GM finally has a product that could dot the Camry's eye."