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Compare Chevrolet Impala 9

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Neoscore
36%
Pros
  • Available with small block V8
Cons
  • Can't even reach 200km/h
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • The "rental car" look

Variants

3.5 211hp FlexFuel
3.5 212hp
3.6 300hp FlexFuel
3.9 230hp FlexFuel
3.9 245hp
5.3 303hp
5.3 SS 307hp

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
3.5 211hp FlexFuel526 L / 18.6 cu-ft
3.5 212hp527 L / 18.6 cu-ft
3.6 300hp FlexFuel526 L / 18.6 cu-ft
3.9 230hp FlexFuel526 L / 18.6 cu-ft
3.9 245hp527 L / 18.6 cu-ft
5.3 303hp526 L / 18.6 cu-ft
5.3 SS 307hp527 L / 18.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
3.5 211hp FlexFuel9.6 L / 10.1 qt
3.5 212hp9.6 L / 10.1 qt
3.6 300hp FlexFuel8.7 L / 9.2 qt
3.9 230hp FlexFuel9.6 L / 10.1 qt
3.9 245hp9.6 L / 10.1 qt
5.3 SS 307hp12.6 L / 13.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.5 211hp FlexFuel3.8 L / 4.0 qt
3.5 212hp3.8 L / 4.0 qt
3.6 300hp FlexFuel5.7 L / 6.0 qt
3.9 230hp FlexFuel3.8 L / 4.0 qt
3.9 245hp3.8 L / 4.0 qt
5.3 303hp5.7 L / 6.0 qt
5.3 SS 307hp5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
3.5 211hp FlexFuel5
3.5 212hp5
3.9 245hp5
5.3 SS 307hp5

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut, with stabilizer
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link, with stabilizer
Tire Size
3.5 211hp FlexFuel225/60 R16, 225/55 R17
3.5 212hp225/60 R16
3.6 300hp FlexFuel225/60 R16, 225/55 R17, 235/50 R18
3.9 230hp FlexFuel235/50 R18
3.9 245hp225/55 R17
5.3 303hp235/50 R18
5.3 SS 307hp235/50 R18
Turning Circle
11.6 m / 38.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
3.5 211hp FlexFuel1487 mm / 58.5 in
3.5 212hp1487 mm / 58.5 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel1491 mm / 58.7 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel1487 mm / 58.5 in
3.9 245hp1487 mm / 58.5 in
5.3 303hp1487 mm / 58.5 in
5.3 SS 307hp1487 mm / 58.5 in
Size | Length
3.5 211hp FlexFuel5091 mm / 200.4 in
3.5 212hp5091 mm / 200.4 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel5090 mm / 200.4 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel5091 mm / 200.4 in
3.9 245hp5091 mm / 200.4 in
5.3 303hp5091 mm / 200.4 in
5.3 SS 307hp5091 mm / 200.4 in
Size | Width
1851 mm / 72.9 in
Track Width | Front
3.5 211hp FlexFuel1585.0 mm / 62.4 in
3.5 212hp1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel1585.0 mm / 62.4 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel1585.0 mm / 62.4 in
3.9 245hp1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
5.3 303hp1585.0 mm / 62.4 in
5.3 SS 307hp1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1562.0 mm / 61.5 in
Weight
3.5 211hp FlexFuel1613.0 kg / 3556.1 lbs
3.5 212hp1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs
3.6 300hp FlexFuel1613.0 kg / 3556.1 lbs
3.9 230hp FlexFuel1655.0 kg / 3648.7 lbs
3.9 245hp1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbs
5.3 303hp1683.0 kg / 3710.4 lbs
5.3 SS 307hp1715.0 kg / 3780.9 lbs
Wheel Size
3.5 211hp FlexFuel16 in, 17 in
3.5 212hp16 in, 17 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel16 in, 17 in, 18 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel18 in
5.3 303hp18 in
Wheelbase
2807 mm / 110.5 in

Performance

Coefficient Of Drag
0.33
Fuel Economy
3.5 211hp FlexFuel13.0 L/100km / 18.1 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
3.5 212hp13.0 L/100km / 18.1 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
3.6 300hp FlexFuel13.0 L/100km / 18.1 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)
3.9 230hp FlexFuel13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
5.3 303hp14.7 L/100km / 16.0 MPG (urban) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (highway)
5.3 SS 307hp13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
180.0 km/h / 111.8 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
3.5 211hp FlexFuelFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
3.5 212hpFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
3.6 300hp FlexFuelFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
3.9 230hp FlexFuelFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
3.9 245hpFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
5.3 303hpFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
5.3 SS 307hpFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Engine
3.5 211hp FlexFuelLZE
3.5 212hpLZ4
3.6 300hp FlexFuelLFX
3.9 230hp FlexFuelLZG
3.9 245hpLZ8
5.3 SS 307hpLS4
Engine | Bore
3.5 211hp FlexFuel99.0 mm / 3.9 in
3.5 212hp99.0 mm / 3.9 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel94.0 mm / 3.7 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel99.0 mm / 3.9 in
3.9 245hp99.0 mm / 3.9 in
5.3 303hp96.0 mm / 3.8 in
5.3 SS 307hp96.0 mm / 3.8 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
3.5 211hp FlexFuel9.8:1
3.5 212hp9.8:1
3.6 300hp FlexFuel11.5:1
3.9 230hp FlexFuel9.8:1
3.9 245hp9.8:1
5.3 303hp10.0:1
5.3 SS 307hp10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.5 211hp FlexFuel3.5 L / 214.0 cu-in / 3507.0 cc
3.5 212hp3.5 L / 214.2 cu-in / 3510.0 cc
3.6 300hp FlexFuel3.6 L / 217.0 cu-in / 3556.0 cc
3.9 230hp FlexFuel3.9 L / 237.0 cu-in / 3884.0 cc
3.9 245hp3.9 L / 236.8 cu-in / 3880.0 cc
5.3 303hp5.3 L / 325.0 cu-in / 5326.0 cc
5.3 SS 307hp5.3 L / 325.1 cu-in / 5327.0 cc
Engine | Power
3.5 211hp FlexFuel211.0 hp / 157.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
3.5 212hp212.0 hp / 158.1 kW @ 5800 rpm
3.6 300hp FlexFuel300.0 hp / 223.7 kW @ 6800 rpm
3.9 230hp FlexFuel230.0 hp / 171.5 kW @ 5700 rpm
3.9 245hp245.0 hp / 182.7 kW @ 6000 rpm
5.3 303hp303.0 hp / 225.9 kW @ 5600 rpm
5.3 SS 307hp307.0 hp / 228.9 kW @ 5600 rpm
Engine | Redline
3.5 211hp FlexFuel6400 rpm
3.5 212hp6400 rpm
3.6 300hp FlexFuel7200 rpm
3.9 230hp FlexFuel6400 rpm
5.3 303hp6100 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
3.5 211hp FlexFuel60.2 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
3.5 212hp60.4 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel59.2 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
3.9 245hp63.1 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
5.3 303hp56.9 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
5.3 SS 307hp57.6 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
3.5 211hp FlexFuel76.0 mm / 3.0 in
3.5 212hp76.0 mm / 3.0 in
3.6 300hp FlexFuel85.6 mm / 3.4 in
3.9 230hp FlexFuel84.0 mm / 3.3 in
3.9 245hp84.0 mm / 3.3 in
5.3 303hp92.0 mm / 3.6 in
5.3 SS 307hp92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
3.5 211hp FlexFuel290 Nm / 213.9 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
3.5 212hp290 Nm / 213.9 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
3.6 300hp FlexFuel355 Nm / 261.8 lb-ft @ 5300 rpm
3.9 230hp FlexFuel319 Nm / 235.3 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
3.9 245hp328 Nm / 241.9 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
5.3 303hp438 Nm / 323.1 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
5.3 SS 307hp438 Nm / 323.1 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Engine | Type
3.5 211hp FlexFuelNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
3.5 212hpNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 engine with 2 values per cylinder
3.6 300hp FlexFuelNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
3.9 230hp FlexFuelNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
3.9 245hpNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 engine with 2 values per cylinder
5.3 303hpNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 engine with 2 values per cylinder
5.3 SS 307hpNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
3.5 211hp FlexFuel4-speed
3.5 212hp4-speed
3.6 300hp FlexFuel6-speed
3.9 230hp FlexFuel4-speed
3.9 245hp4-speed
5.3 303hp4-speed
5.3 SS 307hp4-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Availability
3.5 211hp FlexFuel2009 ~ 2011
3.5 212hp2006 ~ 2009
3.6 300hp FlexFuel2012 ~ 2013
3.9 230hp FlexFuel2008 ~ 2008
3.9 245hp2006 ~ 2011
5.3 303hp2009 ~ 2010
5.3 SS 307hp2006 ~ 2009
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