Chevrolet Impala Overview
For years the Chevrolet Impala has set the standard in luxury and value. This sedan made its debut in the year 1958 and can still be found in today's automotive market. Over the years, this Chevy sedan has made many distinct styling impacts. The 2010, 2011, and 2012 Chevrolet Impala models are all part of the ninth generation Impala lineup. The ninth generation arrived in the year 2006 and for the first time Chevy combined a 5.3 liter small-block V-8 with front-wheel drive. The Chevrolet Impala has always been a very spacious, comfortable sedan. All Chevy Impala models are contemporary and pleasing to the eye thanks to the simple clean lines that are incorporated into their design. The Impala handles exceptionally well for its size. Top of the line features and amenities can be found throughout the interior of this large family sedan. The Chevy Impala comes in a variety of different trim levels, body styles, and option packages. Trim levels found in the 2010, 2011, and 2012 models include the LS, LT, and the LTZ. The newer Impala models come standard with StabiliTrak electronic stability control with traction control, as well as star OnStar. The Chevrolet Impala is sensible, reliable, and fuel-efficient. It meets all the basic requirements of a mid-sized sedan which includes a specious interior, smooth ride, high safety rating and an eye catching modern exterior. Overall, the Chevrolet Impala is both a comfortable and convenient car. The Impala is practical and enjoyable to drive, with decent performance and fuel economy and competitive pricing.
2012 Chevrolet Impala:
The 2012 Chevrolet Impala is a large, roomy sedan. It is classified as a mid-size sedan, and is close in size to comparator, the Toyota Avalon. The Chevy Impala competes with both mid-size and full-size cars. The 2012 Chevrolet Impala is stylish, dependable and fuel-efficient. It gets only a few significant updates but continues to offer a smooth ride and stylish look. New to the 2012 Chevy Impala is a powerful, fuel-efficient 3.6 liter V6 engine. Also new to the 2012 Impala is a revised front and rear exterior. It also comes along with a sophisticated six-speed automatic transmission as well as Bluetooth. This four-door sedan is offered in three different trim levels: LS, LT and LTZ. Top features and amenities found in the LS include 16-inch alloy wheels, full power accessories, keyless entry, OnStar, Bluetooth, satellite radio, auxiliary audio jack and optional front bench seat. LT models come along with features such as 17-inch alloy wheels, rear spoiler, dual-zone climate control, trip computer and outside temperature display. The top-of-the-line LTZ comes along with 18-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, leather upholstery, heated seats and an eight-speaker Bose premium audio system. The 2012 Chevrolet Impala was awarded with the top ranking of "Good" in both its frontal-offset and side-impact tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Chevrolet Impala continues to be one of the most dependable, longest-lasting mid-sized sedans on the road today.
2011 Chevrolet Impala:
The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is known for its smooth ride, spacious interior, large trunk, quiet cabin, and its solid safety records. On the road this mid-sized sedan is very stable and handles surprisingly well compared too many of its competitors. The changes that were made to the 2011 Chevrolet Impala were minor. New to the 2011 Impala: Bluetooth, OnStar Gen 9.0 and some minor packaging changes. Also new to this model is FlexFuel capability. FlexFuel vehicles run on E85 ethanol and are found in the 3.5-liter V6 that comes standard with on the Chevy Impala. The 2011 model is available in three different trim levels. The base model is the LS, midrange is the LT and LTZ is the more luxurious option. LS models now come equipped with standard remote keyless entry, OnStar, satellite radio, auxiliary audio jack, full power accessories and 17-inch wheels. A step up from the LS is the LT which comes standard with remote ignition, dual-zone manual climate control, an upgraded trip computer with audio and Bluetooth controls. The LT trim now has the option of the "Luxury Edition" package which features leather heated seats, Bose Premium Audio System, XM radio, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Universal Home Remote, outside heated power mirrors, and rear spoiler. The striking LTZ model comes with a larger V6 engine, 18inch alloy wheels, "luxury-tuned" suspension and the content that is found in the LT's Luxury Package. Aside from minor badging, the only exterior differentiations among the trim levels are the wheels and the standard rear spoiler on the LTZ. In government crash testing, the Impala earned the highest possible five-star rating in frontal and side-impact crash tests. The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is a comfortable drive no matter what is comes equipped with, whether it comes with the standard the 3.5-liter or 3.9-liter V6 engine. They are roomy, elegant, reliability and signify solid value for the money.
2010 Chevrolet Impala:
The 2010 Chevrolet Impala is an attractive car. This Chevy sedan presents a clean, neat, trendy design. The last major redesign on this model was in the year 2006 but the 2010 model remains a large family sedan. New to the 2010 Impala lineup is the less expensive 1LT trim level which can now be ordered with a new convenience package. Also new to the lineup: the performance SS model has been dropped. Changes for 2010 are few. The Chevrolet Impala is now being offered in three new exterior colors. The 2010 model is offered in three basic trim levels which include the LS, LT and lavish LTZ. The LS model comes standard with dual-zone air-conditioning, six-way power driver seat, full power accessories, OnStar, a six-speaker CD audio system, satellite radio and an auxiliary audio jack. The LT come along with 16-inch alloy wheels, remote engine start and outside temperature display. LT models now offer the optional Convenience Package which consists of features such as universal garage-door opener, Bluetooth and an inside auto-dimming mirror. The well-appointed LTZ offers a firmer suspension, heated outside mirrors, a rear spoiler, heated leather upholstery, Bluetooth and a premium Bose eight-speaker audio system. In government crash testing, the Impala earned the highest possible five-star rating in frontal crash tests; emerging with five stars for front passengers and four stars for rear seat occupants. The largely successful 2010 Chevy Impala has had a five-decade track record. With the combination of familiarity and large size capability, the Chevrolet Impala remains to attract a huge crowd overpowering its competition.