2008 Chevy Malibu Refuses to be Ignored, Tops J.D. Power Initial Quality SurveyAndrew Stoy6/05/08 10:20amFiled to: Industry NewsChevrolet JD PowerChevrolet MalibuChevrolet Malibu JD PowerChevy J.D. Power AwardChevy JD Powerchevy malibuChevy Malibu HybridChevy Malibu JD PowerChevy Malibu LTChevy Malibu LTZGmJ.D. PowerMalibuMalibu LTMalibu LTZMid-sizeChevroletChevyMidsize36EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe Car You Knew America Could Build (but wish they would have about 15 years ago) has just added another trophy to its collection. The 2008 Chevy Malibu received top honors in the mid-size car category of this year's J.D. Power (and his various associates') Initial Quality Survey, beating out the fugly Mitsubishi Galant and GilletteFord Fusion, ranked second and third, respectively.