...Both models employ a responsive four-speed automatic transmission that sends the power through the front wheels. The SS has a supercharged version of the 3.8-liter V6 making an impressive 240 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. To handle the extra power, the SS uses a heavy-duty version of GM's four-speed automatic. Safety: Occupant safety is a big selling point for the Impala. In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Impala earned five stars (out of five) for both the driver and front passenger in frontal impact testing, and four out of five stars...
...Its trunk holds 18.6 cubic feet of cargo. In base form, the Impala has a split front bench seat to accommodate six occupants. The LS sedan is equipped with front bucket seats and a split rear seatback that folds down for additional cargo space. Tall, wide doors permit easy entry and exit. An XM Satellite Radio is optional. Under the Hood A 180-hp, 3.4-liter V-6 powers the base Impala, while a 200-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 is standard in the upscale LS version. The Impala SS gets a supercharged 3.8-liter V-6 that produces 240 hp and 280 pounds-feet of torque. All engines team with a...
...a popular enhancement among Impala drivers.Engines remained the same: a 3.4-liter, 180 horsepower V6 for the standard sedan, a 3.8-liter, 200-horsepower V6 for the LS, and a 3.8-liter, 240horsepower V6 for the SS.Drivers love the solid handling, rapid acceleration, and all-over peppy drive. Some have complained that the car does not approach is estimated 21 city/32 highway mileage (20/30 and 18/28 for the LS and SS), yet many seemed pleased with the efficient gas mileage accompanying the strong engine.All trims now come standard with driver, passenger, and side airbags, creating a safe...
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Chevrolet has introduced a brand new Impala at the 2012 New York Auto Show, further advancing the total transformation of the automaker’s passenger car lineup with... read more April 3, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 2
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