1959 Chevrolet Impala User Reviews

1959 Chevrolet Impala Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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tenspeed writes:
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3

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Affordable for a high school kid with a grocery store job.
Plenty of room for six people.

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Rear end styling - ugly cats eye tail lights
A white whale of a car with a turquoise interior

tenspeed
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1959 Chevy Impala — Slow and bad handling. The worst styling of the era which earned it the lowest selling price. Drum brakes all around that were good for one hard stop. A challenge when it was time for the yearly inspection. It was towed out of the driveway when the transmission failed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Statguy writes:
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This was my all-time favorite car - a white '59 Impala 2-dr. hdtp.  The styling was great, with the cat-eye taillights and what seemed like an ocean of sheet metal when you looked out the back window.  I thought it was the best looking American car model that year and possibly the best Chevy styling ever.  I'd love to own one now!

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None back when I owned it in the late '60's.  I very recently saw a video showing how far we've come with respect to safety; in a recent video of a head-on collision between a 2012 Chevy Malibu and a '59 Chevy 4-dr sedan, the Chevy folded up like an accordion. (Back then, safety was not the major selling point.)  So if you have one, drive defensively!

Statguy
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It Was My All-time Favorite Car (and I Have Had Over 30). — Styling -- 5 stars -- especially the Impala coupe. Performance was fine, not outstanding. I had 283 V8, not a 348, so that's what one would expect. If you want a car that will turn heads and continue to appreciate well, a 59 cnvt or coupe will fill the bill.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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texansoulman writes:
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it gets so many looks when driving, and it runs really fast. their is nothing like this convertible

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gas prices

texansoulman
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A Very Cool Street Rod Or An Impressive Cruiser. Just A Fun Car To Have — This car is a really neat car to cruise in. the way it handles is good. with the new top and tires you could just tear up some roadways. I wished the original owner had not changed the three deuce manifold but that holley four barrel gives it plenty of gas when you romp on it. now its just a show car or actually going to have the frame off done. after that its to the barrett jackson auction..

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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John writes:
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Just sweet.

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First accident rear end jacked up to high didn't see the corvette behind me.

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Rebuilt First Class, First Classic — This was my first car. It was a convertible white with red interior. it had a 327 engin with duel headers and cherry bomb mufflers. Lifted rear end and moonies around. My father and I did a basic rebuild when I was 16yrs old. The best part was replacing the top which neither of us had ever done so it was hard but fun doing it together.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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everything

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Must Have — This 59 Impala is one of kind and i love it big rims, airride and v8 is all you need * Performance – acceleration, braking, handling * Build Quality – cant be better * Appearance – no need * Cost of Ownership – $$$$$ * Fun Factor – sure it have

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

Excellent Reliable Vehicle By chrisgrecia

This car is more than what meets the eye. It looks professional and sleek. The 3.6L V6 is powerful but efficient. Rides very smooth and the interior is spacious with a cozy feel. It's not a Corvette i... Read More

It Is A Great Car, And Is Definitely One Of The Best Deals On The Market. By vanceray95

The mirrors are small, so it had a few blind spots. It is a smooth and comfortable ride, and I was really surprised at the amount of power it had. I also enjoyed the sun roof, and Onstar is a helpful ... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

My Blacked Out Impala By mrdoom07

The thing that i like about it is the room on the inside my being 6'5". Has alot of leg room and seat room. the cup holders in thefront are too small, You cant put too large coffees in there at same t... Read More

Buy Almost New For A Huge Savings By mikescott

i bought it for my girl friend, she wanted the leather bucket seats,if i would have new things wouldnt worked out,i would have bought the bench seats,and then had leather added to it.i pprefere bench ... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

Mostly Japanese, Chineese, Or Mexican Made. By kissmepam

Right after the warrenty ran out the front drivers side and the rear drivers side window regulators broke. The piece that holds the cable was made with cheap plastic. All of the Heater/AC actuators br... Read More

Peppy, Stylish And Affordable By therosekeeper

This vehicle is a good American made vehicle that gets good mileage, handles well and its ride is close to that of a fancy Cadilliac. Back seats could use a little more leg room, but that is not why I... Read More

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2009 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

Dignified,fuel Efficient Cruiser By calvary

2009 Impala looks so respectable.It is also very ,Fuel Efficient29+ miles per gallon. Such a comfortable Cruiser with wonderful leather seats.It Handles and Drives so very well,, also has all the powe... Read More

Basic Reliable Car By Ahmeed

I bought one and added a lot to it (rims, AM/FM Satelite, DVD, GPS, IPOD, compatible touch screen deck, tinted the windows, added sub-woofers). Spent a lot of money to kind of bring it up. Next car ... Read More

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2008 Chevrolet Impala Reviews

Great By Drth

This car is one of the best I have ever had, very good handling and powerful. I never had any problem with it and its really roomy, its has more capacity than any car else. has great look too. Good jo... Read More

2008 Chevy Impala, Gold By 2008_Chevy_Impala

I have no "dislikes" about this vehicle. It drives great, it looks great, it's very dependable. I have driven out of state and was never worried about break downs, etc. Good gas mileage. Very roomy in... Read More

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