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I raced with a 2011 2.4 liter malibu and couldn't pull away from it,also a 2.5 altima basically toyed with me.Is something wrong with my car ?
 

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Lol. Good question.
 

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Probably driving an import.
 

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Didn't even look to see what section this was in. I always just go to active topics. Its bookmarked to open in that section. Good call doe : )
 

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I raced with a 2011 2.4 liter malibu and couldn't pull away from it,also a 2.5 altima basically toyed with me.Is something wrong with my car ?
To me, it sounds like your car has some type of issue{s}. If you're not too upside down, trade yours in and get a V-8 G8. Then you can play with some real performance cars.
 

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Unfortunately the v6 is causing your problems.
 

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Wow my V6 eats those cars. Something seriously wrong there.
 

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Press the pedal harder. A stock base model should be able to lap a malibu
 

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Press the pedal harder. A stock base model should be able to lap a malibu
I also have a Malibu for a DD and my G8 blows it away. Only 155hp or so in my Malibu. So the V6 is twice the hp.
 

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I raced with a 2011 2.4 liter malibu and couldn't pull away from it,also a 2.5 altima basically toyed with me.Is something wrong with my car ?
To me, it sounds like your car has some type of issue{s}. If you're not too upside down, trade yours in and get a V-8 G8. Then you can play with some real performance cars.
Do you know what type of problem it can be,once it hits around 95 it just goes flat
 

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Do you know what type of problem it can be,once it hits around 95 it just goes flat
Is your car stock or is it modded? Because something definitely sounds messed up. I wish I could tell you, but I don't know what to tell you. Just keep digging until you find out what's wrong.
 

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I raced with a 2011 2.4 liter malibu and couldn't pull away from it,also a 2.5 altima basically toyed with me.Is something wrong with my car ?
To me, it sounds like your car has some type of issue{s}. If you're not too upside down, trade yours in and get a V-8 G8. Then you can play with some real performance cars.
Do you know what type of problem it can be,once it hits around 95 it just goes flat
Before I tuned my V6, it did struggle after 100. It felt like the engine just stopped trying. After I tuned it with the overkill tune, it kept pushing 100+. You not only felt a difference but could hear it in the engine to.
 

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I'm wondering if it's something simple like a clogged air filter.

Clogged exhaust can cause the same symptom but that can be tricky to diagnose.

How many miles on the car? Have the spark plugs ever been changed?
 
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