2003 Chevrolet Impala User Reviews

2003 Chevrolet Impala Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"comfortable car" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"big space" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews

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Mario writes:
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Great CAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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none

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Chevy Impala — Performance - great acceleration, braking, and handling Build Quality - doesn't need any repairs and it is in great shape Appearance- The paint job is white and the interior is blue..I'm bout to get it painted black or blue and throw some 18s or 20s on it next month..

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Brett writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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Its free

Cons

Engine, transmission, and build quality problems

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Its A Grandpa Mobile With Questionable Quality. Automotive Enthusiasts Look Elsewhere! — Well its a big comfy winter beater that is kinda quickish, handles not great, has crappy build quality, leaks oil and coolant, goes through brakes too quickly, and has a slipping transmission. On a good note it was free, it is quiet, comfortable, and decent on fuel.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jan writes:
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great car

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none

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Impala Move Like The Animal — I would and have recommended this car to friends and they have boughten one and liked it. It is reliable, moves when I need it to. Starts in the winter.Yes it has needed to have some repairs but it also has well over 200,00 kms on it, but no major ones.I like driving this car people think I am a police car and they move out of my way when I drive up behind them. Some people have even slowed down but the funnyest thing was I was driving in Port Perry and a car in front of me through something out the window when I came up behind them. Don't know what it was but one can only speculate.So yes I love driving my car!

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Matt writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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Very good on gas. Lots of space.

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Some brake and suspention parts known for wearing.

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Great Car — Very Good reliable car. Great on gas. Drives very smooth. Very good family car. Lots of Space. Good looking car very sleak and smooth. Loaded with all the options this car looks mean, and performes like a dream. I have owned two Impalas and would recommend one to anyone who has a family and still wants a vehicle with great gas milage and power, and all the spaced needed to be comfortable.

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jimmynickles5 writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala Base Review
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5

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Very clean and efficient, new tires, new pioneer system installed and is large.

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no cons it is all good here.

jimmynickles5
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Amazing — very large, runs great. ac is amazing. Has me keeping it clean 24/7 it is such a great car. Use it to go to work so it is reliable. again i love the space it is so big just had to say it again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kyle writes:
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Practical

Cons

3.4 Litre V6

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A Nice Drive. — This is a great highway cruiser with lots of room inside, and decent fuel economy for the power it provides. Front steering linkages suck, and the gaskets used in the engine are horrible. I've already had to replace the coolant intake gasket at 150 000 km. Other then that, my Impala is a great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kain writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala Base Review
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4

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it is a safe family car for five people

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its tires make the box by the shifter shake

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My Impala — this car is good because it doesn't break down from when i got it to now and it has good fuel mileage and it is a safe car if you crash it.i had it for over four years now.I love it!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Drezlynne writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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It's an American classic

Cons

American cars arent what they use to be

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Would Love To Own Again If I Could Get The Sport Package. — Loved it on my road trip from Kentucky (where I bought it) to California. Leather seats were comfy and the OnStar was great. Wish more cars had that option available. Lots of room and space. Gas mileage was high, usually got about 23+ depending on driving conditions. There was a display that calculated MPG, miles you can go with the gas left in the tank, etc.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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The 3800 Series II Engine

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Nothing

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Very Good Car — I love my Impala because of the good gas milage, very good handling around corners. I love the cars engine: GM's 3800 Series II. I would say Impalas are very fun to drive if you like full size cars. I will keep my Impala for a very long time!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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JLove88 writes:
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4

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Leather interior, sunroof. Handles well, lots of power. Normal maintenance for me has seemed to be cost efficient so far.

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These cars are notorious for transmission issues, which I'm beginning to find out.  

JLove88
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Intial Impression Is Fantastic. I Love This Car. — I bought this car from a private party with 90k on it. This car has all the bells and whistles you could ask for in a sedan, leather, power everything, great factory sound system, sunroof, and plenty of room for 5 adults. It has a lot of power and handles great, however, I'm beginning to have issues with the transmission, which I'm finding out from research that they are notorious for. At 149k miles, its beginning to slip at take off. I've maintained this car just as I have every vehicle I've ever owned, with great care and attention. I've always been a fan of Chevy, however, the verdict is still out for me on this particular model when it comes to overall mechanical maintenance overtime. One recommendation is, if you have to buy certain mechanical parts for this particular model, I would suggest good after market parts, I wouldn't put any GM replacement parts on it, they just don't seem to stand up and you'll wind up replacing again, sooner rather than later.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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