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Good all around car!
Cons: looks are commonVery comfortable car .
Pros: Drivability - Comfort - Gas mileage
Cons: Motor - 3.4 V6I don't like antifreeze in the oil and GM knowing and doing nothing about it !
Pros: overall design
Cons: brakes, you have to baby them when you install them or they warp easy.
Advice: Dont mix dexacool with regular antifreeze or you will have to rebuild your engine, and torque your lug nuts to 80lbs when putting on your wheels to avoid warping rotors.Our family has both a fully loaded ls (forest green) and a base model with a lot of the ls options added after the fact (bronzemist) Both have around 55k miles on them, bought them both with less than 30k and have not had a lick of problems. I live in Indiana and have driven mine to upper ny boston and back on a family trip where I averaged 36 mpg and could not have asked for a better traveling car. Only down side is that I am a big man - 6'4' 350 and could use a little more leg room, but for a daily driver it is more than worth its price.
Pros: Sound System
Cons: Plastic looking dash
Advice: Take the car on the freeway to get the real feel of the car.We have owned it for 5 months and 6900 miles. Not one problem with the car. Great performance and gas mileage. We get a lot of compliments on the looks of the car, this is always nice when you but a 'Family Sedan'. Chevrolet did it right on this car. They have me back as a customer after trying other makes the last 20 years.
Pros: evrything!!! and it goes great in the snow too,as we live in the snow belt .
Cons: that i didn't get one sooner
Advice: definately get the powerful 3.8 thats what i gotWe love our impala ls !! we got the totally loaded check all boxes sport package,and this car will hold its own against smaller lighter cars like the foreign imports,(and i test drove a chrysler sebring what a joke ,they need to get a better tranny in those things because it slows it down severely they are suppose to have 200hp i can tell you thats not true ground horse power they are SLOW!!) also the quality has been super (some of the new car reviews I've read on other cars are scary)but my impala seems good so far with 8,000 miles no problems,but we did have to have the e-brake adjusted up and thats it!
Pros: Dual Climate Control
Cons: I can't think of a thing that I don't like about our Impala.
Advice: Get all the extras you want or can afford - they are worth it!The most sporty family car you can buy. Like having a Cadillac without the price (I know I traded my Eldorado for one)! It get better gas mileage than our Cavalier!