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Chevrolet Impala Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2014 Chevrolet Impala   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Impalas, 9.2 months of data per Impala, average 23800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Chevrolet Impala   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Impalas, 8.7 months of data per Impala, average 114500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Impala / Monte Carlos, 9.0 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 112700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Impala / Monte Carlos, 7.0 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 112700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Impala / Monte Carlos, 8.4 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 114500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Impala / Monte Carlos, 9.9 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 116800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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Chevrolet Impala Reliability

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Quite solid. has a good reliability reputation (and my experience bears that out)
2007 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Rock solid, roomy, reliable. Chevy knows how to build a car. Affordable for a family on a budget, great gas mileage. This is teh 2nd Impala we have owned, and almost certainly there will be a third.
2006 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
absolutely trouble free
2006 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Powertrain is excellent. Fuel economy surprisingly good.
2006 4dr Sedan 242-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
when you have to do 50km or a 1300km weektrip, you know you will come back!
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Relatively minor problems.
2004 2dr Coupe supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Everything great car no problems
2004 4dr Sedan 180-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
We bought this car used already had 110,000 miles now over 210,000 miles drive daily no mechanical problems other than a new transmission which was just replaced at 195,000.
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Car was having oil leak into the radiator, major engine overhaul required.
Chevrolet Impala Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
The above mentioned transmission problem has started when the car reached about 30,000 miles and 1 year old.
2008 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Had to replace wiper motor and body computer module in less than 2 years with no aid from dealer or Chevrolet. $1150 that could have been caused by using the windshield wipers in the winter time. De
2008 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Thus far, have had problems with the gas cap (the P0455 fault), the speakers rattle, two of the four power door locks have failed, and the gas gauge has gone on the fritz.
2008 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Electrical component failures caused by poor body assembly and sealing. GM will not warranty BCM or under hood fuse panel that failed by "environmental conditions" (snow & Ice & rain) Poor engineering.
2007 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Car has been in more than twice a month for the last three years. Everything that can break has.
2007 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I have had 4 service items performed within the first 3 years of ownership. Unremarkable reliability.
2005 4dr Sedan 180-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
We had a lot of little repairs. In 120K miles, 3 water pumps, power steering pump, cracked front cover, alternator, instrument cluster (speedometer, etc..), roof liner started sagging, A/C required a lot of maintenance, int trim coming off and much more.
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Engine oil leaking into the coolant, required major overhaul of engine.
2002 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I had the front rotors warp every 3 to 6 months. I had to replace them at my cost as GM would not warranty them. The rear have now warped too. Both front wheel bearings had to be replaced as well as the tie rod ends. All within 70,000 miles. Very poor.