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Onstar eligibility

New Contributor

I’ve got a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS, is it too old for onstar benefits/services? It’s got onstar FAQs in the manual and a fuse in one of the boxes labeled for onstar. Neither GM nor onstar will accept my VIN though.


Community Manager
Community Manager

Please know that based on the age of your vehicle, OnStar services will not be available. We do encourage Member's to download the OnStar Guardian App. The Guardian App provides Member's with access to crucial safety features such as:

• Emergency Services
• Crisis Assist
• Roadside Assistance
• Mobile Crash Response
• Location Status

You can also share this experience with up to 7 family members or friends, as well as view and share each Member's Location Status. If you have any questions regarding the Guardian App, please feel free to send an email to and we ask that you have your subject line as ‘ATTN: OnStar Community/LoneCavalier98’ so we can reference back to this post.