2005 Chevrolet Impala User Reviews

2005 Chevrolet Impala Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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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PROS
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"ride" 11 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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NeilEng writes:
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5

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Good full size sedan.  Great for family travel.  Bodywork stands the test of time, even with Midwest road salt, partly due to rugged aluminum engine frame, and composite bumpers and door trim.

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Minor interior weaknesses such as fragile air vents.

NeilEng
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Solid And Trustworthy. — The impala is comfortable and has a roomy layout. It is well suited for business trips and family vacations alike. Excellent in all weather conditions. Economic to maintain. Reliable Chevrolet technology. Separate zone heating, even in the base model.. Remarkably well soundproofed. Spacious trunk capacity.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wiley writes:
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Its paid for

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Front wrecked but fixing it

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Nice — Overall very good car, roomy interior, good handling and mininum road noise on highway, very good city and highway gas mileage, fun to drive and has great potential in customizing such as body kits, lighting, interior, rims, suspension and much more

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

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ped2011 writes:
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4

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Good for gas mileage, seating capacity, trunk space - this car is a great family sedan for those wanting to go smaller and more efficient than the mini van.

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Average looks and power

ped2011
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Great Family Car — Great family car - seats 6, with 3 seats of car seat hooks, lots of trunk space. Solid car body allows for smooth turns and quality snow handling - no issues with snow drigts here in Washington State. I have enjoyed this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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JNDumay writes:
2005 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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4

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Reasonably quite, capable and comfortable.

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Emergency brake problems required $300 retro kit due to poor engineering on the original. Traction control wiring fault required repair.

JNDumay
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Very Satisfied — Love the AC, cruise control, heated leather seats, overall power and performance. Very comfortable and love the sunroof. Still looks great after almost 10 years (and I bought this when it was 4 years old). Have 143k on it too! Planning on replacing only because my youngest needs a car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tiara writes:
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A very fast pick up and it keeps its speed well.

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I have none.

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It Is An Amazing Car! It Also Has A Beautiful Color! — I love this car! Its is soo fast and it rides like a dream! it doesnt have a body kit and it has a 6 cylinder engine. It has new tires and it doesnt use up rubber as quickly as others. It has nice rims and it has a very stong exterior. So if you get in a car accident you wont get hurt.

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Sarah writes:
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Love the sun roof

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Hate how hot it gets because its black

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Great Car — Perfomance is great Havent needed any repairs Love the color even if it is hot in the summer Gass Mileage is great for a big car It's fun to drivce around windows down and radio up Yippie for me I got a new car!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Zachary writes:
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Nothing but average, too big for me now that I am not on the freeway as much as I used to be.

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Boring.

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Ok. — I bought it because I was driving around 50,000 miles per year and needed something that was physically comfortable and got decent gas mileage on the freeway (30mpg). So far I had to put in a new time flux capacitor and some work on the transmission. I put in a new K&N air filter, TOTALLY worth the 42$, this truly helped get rid of some of the sluggishness.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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brinky87 writes:
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It drives smooth, the police interceptor gives it great horsepower, its comfortbable and spacious, safe, no major mechanical problems have gone wrong with it

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the police interceptor makes it slightly more expensive on gas

brinky87
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Great Car, Only Minor Physical Imperfections And Needs To New Break Pads. — This car is fun to drive. Has a lot of power because of the police interceptor so it does make it faster. The driver side fender and headlight needs fixed because of an accident which did not cause any mechanical damage to the car. I do plan on getting those fixed as soon as possible because I can get it done for cheap. It is around 17mpg. It drives smoothly and doesnt shake on the highway.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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cunningham5319 writes:
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Good looks, awesome features, amazing fuel economy, spacious and dependable!!

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Can't even think of any!

cunningham5319
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Great Car, Great Price, Great Overall Value! — I can't complain. I haven't found anything I don't actually like about this car. It is reliable and very fuel efficient. It's roomy enough for the whole family and doesn't cost me a fortune in repairs! Smooth ride and great handle. The 3.4 liter v6 is surprisingly strong! Would recommend this car to anyone and would buy another one myself!

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jerrycars21 writes:
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Drives VERY well. The gas mileage is very impressive also. I'm also impressed with how fast it accelerates and how fast it can go in general.

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The only con I can possibly think of is if you have a big family, then this vehicle isn't for you.

jerrycars21
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Impressive. — I really have nothing bad to say about the vehicle. I've never had any major problems with it at all. I'm quite impressed. GM did very well when they decided to start producing this vehicle. I'm very much so a fan of this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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