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M-Series
The Unsurpassed Alpha
LSV Series
Best-Selling Traditional Bows
MXZ Series
The luxury pickle-fork bow lineup
LX Series
All the performance and just the amenities you need.
Crossover & Ski
Waterski, wakesurf and wakeboard all day

M-Series

The Unsurpassed Alpha, the flagship of the iconic Malibu brand, the M240.

LSV Series

The Luxury Sport V-hull, or LSV, series are the world's best-selling traditional bow towboats.

MXZ Series

MXZ stands for Maximized. This is the luxury pickle-fork bow lineup.

LX Series

The VLX and MLX are the entry point in the Wakesetter series with all the Malibu performance and amenities in traditional and pickle-fork bow options.

Crossover & Ski

The Response TXi is the tournament approved waterski boat while the VTX tows the line between between wakesurfing, wakeboarding and slalom waterskiing.

Malibu Boats Wakesetter 22 MXZ Pickelfork Wakesurf and Wakeboard Boat Malibu Boats Wakesetter 22 MXZ Pickelfork Wakesurf and Wakeboard Boat

22 MXZ: Only Small in Length

Maximum Luxury & Performance in a Manageable Size

The shortest model in the MXZ line, the 22 MXZ has a surprisingly spacious pickle fork bow, luxury amenities and all the performance a Malibu has to offer in a manageable size that makes it easier to trailer and store away at the end of a great day on the water. Malibu’s are designed with maneuverability in mind and the 22 MXZ maximizes fuel economy when you need it most with wave creation technology that only deploys when you need it—otherwise, it’s shallow draft and minimal bow-rise make it easy to see why it’s the most popular boat in the segment.

Wakesetter 22 MXZ

Go ahead, check out the options.

Premium Pickle-Fork Bow

This premium pickle-fork model gives you an extra roomy and deep bow with luxurious hand wrapped interior and seating for up to 15 people.

WAKE PLUS HULL

The 22 MXZ’s hull creates larger wakes to maximize wakeboarding and surfing. When combined with Malibu’s Integrated Surf Platform (ISP), the Wake Plus Hull easily transforms monster wakes into massive surf waves.

G3.5 Tower

The Malibu standard, the G3.5 is designed to raise and lower with one person while fully loaded with board racks and speakers.

Clamping Board Racks

Make sure your gear is secure with Malibu's premium clamping board racks. Simply place your boards in the racks and easily pull the lever towards you for easy storage. When your ready for some action behind the boat, press the button under the levers to release your boards and enjoy.

HD Docking and Rear View Cameras

This innovative, award-winning HD rear view camera is located on the transom while the docking camera is located on the bow, so you can always keep an eye on what’s happening around the boat for increased safety. Footage is viewable live on the MaliView screen.

Hull Logo Customization

Further customize your boat with the choice of black, white and graphite hull logo decals.

New Malibu Operating System, mOS

The new 2020 mOS (Malibu Operating System) was specially designed to put the information the driver needs in the optimal location with easy to read graphics. Featuring a 30% higher resolution screen with larger color depth, the screen has never looked better.

Custom Malibu Soft Grip

You can now customize your Malibu Soft Grip Deck Track to color match your vinyl. Designed and crafted by Malibu, custom soft grip flooring coats the areas you’re in contact with the most like the rear swim deck and the swim pad walk through providing the ultimate comfort and safety.

Reversible Wake View Rear Bench

The Wake View seating provides extraordinary luxury and accessibility for all of your passengers. The Wake View rear bench goes from forward-facing to rider-facing in a snap, with minimal effort.

Rear Walk-Through

The walk-through transom maximizes accessibility from the swim platform to the transom, helping keep your interior in pristine condition.

Malibu Monsoon Engines

The heart of your new Malibu is its state-of-the-art power plant. Choose between the Malibu Monsoon M5Di™ and Malibu Monsoon M6Di™ and Malibu Monsoon LT4 powered by GM Marine to power your 22 MXZ.

Flip Down Swim Step

Our patented Flip Down Swim Step makes both lounging on the back of the boat and re-entry easy and enjoyable.

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See why the Truth Is On The Water®. Have your local dealer reach out to you.

All-New For 2020

Command Center, Swim Step and now Malibu Monsoon!

Command Center

The new 2020 mOS (Malibu Operating System) was specially designed to put the information the driver needs in the optimal location with easy to read graphics. Featuring a 30% higher resolution screen with larger color depth, the screen has never looked better. Manual controls have been placed to minimize the driver’s need to take their eyes off the water or the steering wheel.

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New Long Wing Windshield with Backlit model badging

New Long Wing Windshield with Backlit model badging

Flip Down Swim Step™

Entering and returning to the boat has never been easier for a human or canine swimmer. The available swim step makes enjoying time in the water a breeze by locking into place either stored on the swim platform or deployed in the water. Custom Malibu Soft grip coats both the step and platform for comfort and safety.

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MXZ Series

MXZ stands for Maximized. The MXZ lineup was designed to deliver you maximized luxury, performance, and comfort.

22 MXZ Features

The 22 MXZ has a surprisingly spacious pickle fork bow, luxury amenities and all the performance a Malibu has to offer in a manageable size.

The All-New Malibu Operating System

2020 gladly welcomes our all-new mOS, Malibu Operating System.

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Malibu Boats 22 MXZ cruising
Wakesurfing behind the Malibu Boats 22 MXZ
Wakeboarding behind the Malibu Boats 22 MXZ
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Tarah Mikacich wakeboarding behind the Malibu Boats 22 MXZ
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Cassidy Gale wakesurfing the Malibu Boats 22 MXZ

Customer Reviews

5 Stars out of 5 Reviews

DANIEL L. 03/01/2020

What an incredible boat!

My family and I absolutely love our new Malibu 22 MXZ. I'm very impressed with the fit and finish. Every time I'm on it, I find something new to adm... Read More >ire. Great boat.

Bryan K. 09/19/2019

First Malibu, Love the Surf Wake

We just purchased our first Malibu, a 22 MXZ, from Inland Boat Company. We have loved the surf wake on the boat, and I am looking forward to being out... Read More > on the water more because of the new boat.

Dennis M. 09/06/2019

9TH BOAT

BEST HANDLING AND DRIVING BOAT ON THE PLANET. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE BRAND

John F. 09/03/2019

Love our MZX...Creating Family Memories!

We love our new boat. We are new boat owners! The dealership - JC WaterSports was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and worked to find us a boat that ... Read More >fit our needs and budget. Our Malibu MZX was the best purchase. This summer we created some of the best family memories on the boat. It was fun to Wakeboard and Surf, but I think we have become a Wake Surfing Family. The 22ft boat gave us the space we needed to bring friends along and the sound system is great. Love our Boat!

DEREK K. 08/26/2019

Love my new Malibu 22 MXZ!

If you have had a chance to use and experience all of the different Wake and Surf boats out there, it makes you love your Malibu even more. Nothing c... Read More >omes close to the wakes we get surfing and wakeboarding. The only boat that actually performs like it says it does. My 22 MXZ handles like a sports car, looks cool, and is piece of cake to get the perfect wake for whatever we are doing.

*Reviews from the National Marine Manufacturer Association’s consumer satisfaction survey.

MALIBU MONSOON ENGINES

Malibu Monsoon Engines

Designed, Built and Backed by Malibu

Years in development, Malibu is the only towboat manufacturer that designs, builds and backs our engines.

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Malibu Built Trailers

features

Malibu decided that customers buying the best boats on the market should be able to haul them with the best trailers. So we began making our own. We hired the best team of craftspeople in the business to custom-build trailers that matched our boats in engineering and quality.

Depth Alarm

As you back the trailer down the ramp on the way to load your boat, use the depth alarm to let you know when the trailer hitch is at the optimal point under water to load the boat. No need to yell to the person in the boat or play a guessing game. Load seamlessly every single time.

Electric over hydraulic brake

Option up your braking system to let you have full, adjustable controls of where you engage brakes on your car and trailer.

Hand Break

When the trailer is unhitched, there are 2 easy-to-engage hand brakes inside of the frame that ensure your trailer isn’t going to go anywhere when it’s not supposed to.

premium grade steel

Premium grade steel for all trailer frame parts.

LIGHTS

All Malibu trailers get reverse lights as a standard feature.

CUSTOM CUT BUNK CARPET

Bunk carpet is custom cut and applied to bunks with our premium tuck and fold process for superior lasting quality.

customizable

Choose from numerous options, including two-tone paint, high-end Rockstar wheels, stainless steel fenders, runway lighting and more.

Wheels

14” standard or 18” upgradable with color matching to your boat. Malibu's own XD Series option are Light- weight, strong, and race-tested.

rear straps

Retractable ratcheting straps on the rear for safe long distance towing.

Custom Colors

Customize your fenders and trailer body colors. Optional EliteShield is new for a weather resistant protection against abrasion, corrosion and impacts.

Malibu Soft grip flooring

Malibu Soft Grip flooring with laser engraved logos. Durable and shock absorbent, Soft Grip offers an exceptional traction surface. Plated stainless steel diamond plate is an optional upgrade.

triple axle

The largest trailer available, our triple axle trailers are available for the 23 LSV, 23 MXZ, 24 MXZ, 25 LSV and the M235. Triple axle trailers offer a smoother ride and less bounce.

Custom colors

Customize your fenders and trailer body colors. Optional EliteShield is new for a weather resistant protection against abrasion, corrosion and impacts.

Rear transom steps

Transom steps offer easy access to the rear of your boat. Covered in Malibu Soft Grip flooring or optional steel diamond plate.

custom backlit logos

The backlit Malibu logos on each side offer that extra added detail you expect from Malibu.

Wheels

18" wheels are standard with color matching available to your boat. Malibu's own XD Series option are Light- weight, strong, and race-tested.
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Malibu's Warranty

Malibu’s warranty is Full Factory Covered for all 5 years

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