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2004 Chevrolet Impala

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 19/Hwy 29/Comb 22 MPG
Max Seating: 6
Engine: V6, 3.4 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: Canada

2004 Chevrolet Impala Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.3
Out of 10

Based on 922 Ratings for the 2000 - 2005 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.5/10
    Quality
    8.4/10
  • Reliability
    8.6/10
    Performance
    8.6/10
  • Comfort
    8.8/10
    Styling
    8.6/10

Great car for anyone

By on Saturday, July 19, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 215,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"good mpg enough power to move you reliable had 80k miles when I got it, still runs great pushing 220k miles"

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

Never again

By on Wednesday, July 09, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100,000

10 1.0
overall rating 1 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
1/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"I love the look and the drive of the Impala. BUT this car has had more issues than any other car I have ever owned. The biggest issues are electrical. First thing is the power sunroof quit. Then the radiator fans. then the auto darkening mirror. Then the interior lights. Then the headlight switch. Twice. Then the fuel tank sending unit. Twice. Now the battery goes dead from a intermittent draw. This does not include the other mechanical issues. If the local dealership did not outshine all the others I would have gone crazy."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

Probably the most under-rated car on the road.

By on Wednesday, July 02, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 75,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Just an all-round great car."

Cons: "Other than the wiper switch, none at all."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"The impala is used by police for a reason. It is bargain priced, handles and brakes like a sports car, gets fair gas mileage, and has American reliability. It is capable on the highway as well, with a top speed of 140 mph. The car is also incredible in snow provided you have decent tires, of course. If you have one, keep it. If you want one, you will not be disappointed. Parts are cheap and plentiful. The only issue on these cars is some of the electronics (my wiper combo switch sometimes would not activate the turn signal, for example)."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Luv luv luv my Impala!

By on Sunday, June 08, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 168,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Dependable; safe; powerful; great on curves"

Cons: "getting rusty"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Have had my 2000 Impala for 12 years. Original engine and tranny; runs smooth and quiet. Some rust, but otherwise body in good shape. Dependable. Great in New York winters. Well worth the money. I bought this as a factory buy-back at a real bargain. Best car I have ever owned."

6 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Love my car

By on Friday, May 23, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 145,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "mileage, comfort"

Cons: "sound system could be better."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"It's been a great work car, great mileage on road trips, even with high mileage, I get about 32/22. Roomy enough for teenagers in the back seat. Plenty of storage. I've driven the new Impala, & don't like it as well. I'll keep driving it until the wheels fall off."

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

It was okay at first...

By on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 165,000

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
5/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
6/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 5

"I bought this car a few years ago with about 140,000 miles on it. It started off great, but after the first year I had it things started to go bad. At first it was minor things like new tires, new battery, but then I started having problems with the security lock and I'd be stranded in a parking lot for about a good 15 minutes until the security lock was up. I also began to have problems with the A/C. I believe I had to get that fixed twice within a year of both times. Then the coolant started leaking. I've had to take it in at least 3-4 times to get the leaks fixed and eventually the prices started to pile up too high that now I'm looking for a more reliable car. On the other hand it is spacious and does have a comfortable interior as well as a decent trunk space, but other than that it's been nothing but one big money guzzler for me. Maybe I just got the black sheep of the Impalas. All I know is that I would hesitate to get another one."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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