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Chevrolet Impala

2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The Impala is roomy, comfortable, quiet, and enjoyable to drive. It even rides like a luxury sedan, feeling cushy and controlled. Engine choices include a punchy 3.6-liter V6 engine and an adequate 2.5-liter four-cylinder, both paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. In our tests, the V6 returned 22 mpg overall and had good acceleration. Braking is capable, and handling is secure and responsive. The full-featured cabin stays very quiet and has a sumptuous backseat. Controls are intuitive and easy to use, but rear visibility is restricted. Advanced safety features, such as forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking, are available. Recent updates include the addition of Apple CarPlay capability and wireless cell-phone charging.
All Ratings & Reliability
2014-2018
2014 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Impala 2018
For 2014, the Impala was completely redesigned. With a contemporary interior and powertrain, as well as impressive ride and handling, it became one of our top-rated sedans. The spacious and quiet cabin features generally high-quality materials and trim. Get the 2LT to garner Impala's advanced safety systems. The Convenience package includes the rear-view camera, which is essential, given the Impala's poor rear visibility. The Driver Confidence package adds forward-collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot detection and lane departure warning. Changes for 2015 included standard WiFi hotspot capability and the addition of a new start/stop system for the four-cylinder. A compressed natural gas (CNG) version was also offered. Updates for 2016 included Apple CarPlay capability and wireless cell phone charging.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 N/A N/A
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2017 $16,975 - $22,075 $13,935 - $19,335
2016 $12,150 - $20,750 $9,300 - $18,020
2015 $10,725 - $20,325 $7,885 - $17,535
2014 $9,250 - $18,525 $6,480 - $15,360
2006-2013
2006 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Impala 2013
The 2006 freshening brought updated engines. Performance got better while fuel economy stayed at an acceptable 20 mpg. Though ride and handling are sound, they lag behind those of many competitors. On the other hand, the revised interior is comfortable and has logical controls. Still, wind noise is notable and the engine isn't particularly refined. A powerful V8 was optional for a few years. A more potent V6 engine and a new six-speed automatic transmission debuted for 2012.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2013 $7,925 - $9,050 $5,235 - $6,285
2012 $6,875 - $8,125 $4,240 - $5,390
2011 $6,075 - $7,300 $3,465 - $4,615
2010 $5,325 - $6,675 $2,730 - $3,980
2009 $4,825 - $6,550 $2,265 - $3,885
2008 $4,550 - $6,000 $2,045 - $3,360
2007 $4,150 - $5,500 $1,705 - $2,875
2006 $3,775 - $4,875 $1,405 - $2,320
2000-2005
Chevrolet Impala 2005
While this version of the Impala doesn't stand out against its contemporaries, it seats six with a front bench seat. Its various V6 engines got the job done, but weren't very smooth or refined. Ride and handling are mediocre by modern standards. Front head- and legroom are generous and the front seats are reasonably comfortable. However, the rear bench is uncomfortable and too low.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2005 $3,225 - $4,275 $935 - $1,805
2004 $3,025 - $3,650 $780 - $1,290
2003 $3,250 - $3,425 $950 - $1,100
2002 $2,925 - $3,200 $875 - $1,105
2001 N/A N/A
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2000 N/A N/A
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2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Chevrolet Impala Ratings & Reliability
The Impala is roomy, comfortable, quiet, and enjoyable to drive. It even rides like a luxury sedan, feeling cushy and controlled. Engine choices include a punchy 3.6-liter V6 engine and an adequate 2.5-liter four-cylinder, both paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. In our tests, the V6 returned 22 mpg overall and had good acceleration.

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2014-2018
2014 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Impala 2018
For 2014, the Impala was completely redesigned. With a contemporary interior and powertrain, as well as impressive ride and handling, it became one of our top-rated sedans. The spacious and quiet cabin features generally high-quality materials and trim. Get the 2LT to garner Impala's advanced safety systems.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 N/A N/A
N/A
2017 $16,975 - $22,075 $13,935 - $19,335
2016 $12,150 - $20,750 $9,300 - $18,020
2015 $10,725 - $20,325 $7,885 - $17,535
2014 $9,250 - $18,525 $6,480 - $15,360
2006-2013
2006 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Impala 2013
The 2006 freshening brought updated engines. Performance got better while fuel economy stayed at an acceptable 20 mpg. Though ride and handling are sound, they lag behind those of many competitors. On the other hand, the revised interior is comfortable and has logical controls. Still, wind noise is notable and the engine isn't particularly refined. A powerful V8 was optional for a few years.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2013 $7,925 - $9,050 $5,235 - $6,285
2012 $6,875 - $8,125 $4,240 - $5,390
2011 $6,075 - $7,300 $3,465 - $4,615
2010 $5,325 - $6,675 $2,730 - $3,980
2009 $4,825 - $6,550 $2,265 - $3,885
2008 $4,550 - $6,000 $2,045 - $3,360
2007 $4,150 - $5,500 $1,705 - $2,875
2006 $3,775 - $4,875 $1,405 - $2,320
2000-2005
Chevrolet Impala 2005
While this version of the Impala doesn't stand out against its contemporaries, it seats six with a front bench seat. Its various V6 engines got the job done, but weren't very smooth or refined. Ride and handling are mediocre by modern standards. Front head- and legroom are generous and the front seats are reasonably comfortable.

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Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2005 $3,225 - $4,275 $935 - $1,805
2004 $3,025 - $3,650 $780 - $1,290
2003 $3,250 - $3,425 $950 - $1,100
2002 $2,925 - $3,200 $875 - $1,105
2001 N/A N/A
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2000 N/A N/A
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