2004 Chevrolet Impala User Reviews

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    2004 Chevrolet Impala Review
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    Power Ranked 2004 Ford Crown Victoria better.
    "The crown Vic gets up and goes!!!! Very quiet with a punch! and impalas arent bad as far as power EXCEPT U ARE A LUCKY DUCK if your Impala doesnt blow (motor)"
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    2004 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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    Very Good — Overall, I love it. It has enough power to make it fun, but it can also be used to carry a load of people around. Having a 3.8L V6 is more fun than i thought. Especially with the size and weight of the vehicle.

    Pros: Power is right there when you accelerate. Decent amount of fiest for a full sized car.

    Cons: Not the best handling.

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    2004 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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    Rock Solid Car With Good Power And Build Quality — Acceleration is great in this car. It has the V6 with FWD and you put your foot down on the "go" pedal and by god your moving. Gets pretty good gas mileage, 24 mpg average, compared to the cars of today. It has all the luxuries of a luxury car (heated seats, automatic transmission etc...) without the luxury price. We paid $6,000 for the car with now 68,000 miles on it from an elderly man who never drove it fast or even on the interstate. I have never had to add parts to the car, just change fluids, and so far it seems like a rock solid car. If you have the chance to buy one, I'd hop onto it!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great space and good power and fuel economy

    Cons: Surprisingly none!

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    2004 Chevrolet Impala Base Review
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    Dave's Chevrolet Impala — Performance: Acceleration, braking, and handling is quite good for the most part. However, when this car hits gravel at a high speed, this car can make you lose control (as what happened in my recent accident). Build Quality: The quality of the vehicle is great. Normal wear and tear is expected without any unusual problems. However, this vehicle had some air conditioning issues, which I will talk about in the cost section. Also, when I bought this vehicle, I had speedometer issues right off of the lot at 82,000 miles. So, this vehicle is reliable for the most part, but expect some issues. Appearance: The Chevrolet Impala has some great appeal, though it is a base model. Interior is good for the most part, but lacks rear lamps and a console for the rear passengers. The exterior is quite fair, but seems to hold up well. Cost of Ownership: Mileage was okay when I first bought, and the price was good ($7,500 at 82,000 miles). Expect maintenance issues. Other than normal wear and tear, I have had issues with the speedometer right off the lot (clicking irregularly). I also had issues with the multi-function switch for the brights (that was a luxury to repair, and would cost over $700), and I had air conditioning issues after 175,000 miles on it. Any time that I go over a bump, the AC would shut down. Maintenance mechanics changed everything from the fan motors to the AC system itself, and it still would not do justice. I found out that it could have been the fuse box, but it was never changed out because that would have costed $250.00 to replace. So, maintenence-wise, this vehicle can be a nightmare to uphold, yet the gas mileage and fuel economy is quite well. Fun Factor: It was rather fun to drive this powerful V6 vehicle despite the maintenance nightmares.

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

    Pros: Rider comfort, and fuel economy.

    Cons: Air conditioning issues, and maintenance costs.

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    2004 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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    2004 Chevy Impala Ls — This is a well build, solid car. This car has delivered time after time. Great mileage, smooth ride, plenty of room. One of the best cars I have ever owned. I would recommend this car with a 3800 engine to anyone looking for dependability.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great car

    Cons: None

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    The Routine Car. — i liked how this car performs in all seasons, its a fast car and its pretty reliable. the acceleration is good and the braking is all there. i felt extremely safe in the car with the airbag placements as well as it being a Chevy, there built strong. its fun car to drive.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: good reliable vehicle, decent room in the front and back, good gas mileage and a pretty sleek looking car.

    Cons: the transmissions in these cars arent the most reliable, and the exhaust system gets loud, but its not that bad of a fix.

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    Better Than Expected. Would Have Been Impressive In 1984. — A big comfortable quiet reasonably economical car for the price. Farcicle design misteps indicate the manufacturer is hiring their engineers and marketing staff at local drivethrus. Though I should give them credit for leaving out a useless space eating center console. Knock Knock, hey GM, remember leg room? Honestly, they've been at this for 100 years more or less. If they don't know how to properly design a car by now no amount of Obama care will keep them alive much longer.

    Pros: Roomy front seat, ( after modifications ) Good visibility from behind wheel. Distinctive handsome shape. Big trunk. Quiet on the road. Decent fuel mileage when new. A/C still works without repair after 8 years.

    Cons: Plastic headlight lenses. Profound drop in fuel milage after 100k. Car runs fine for another 100k miles but is sucking fuel like a big block Corvette. Froo Froo B/S computer controlled door locks and lights. Bug forkin ugly wheelcovers.

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    Silver 2004 Chevy Impala — I get anywhere from 25mpg to 27mpg with a 17gal tank. Although I cannot be 100% sure of this as it seems my fuel level sending unit is going bad. Otherwise, it isn't too bad of a vehicle to drive. I'm just hoping my MPG estimate is correct and I don't get screwed when I move out to be with my girl.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I can smoke most of these of other idiots out here who try to get in front of me on my way home from work.

    Cons: Fuel level sending unit is going bad and I think the only to replace it is to drop the fuel tank.

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    Great Car For A Smaller Family — I would rate this car a 5 star...she has never let me down and the maintenance has been normal things like oil changes and a tune up. I would highly recommend this car just in the market for a mini van at the moment.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The gas mileage for this car is awesome and the handling is great as is the takeoff speed that you get.

    Cons: Need more room

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    2004 Chevrolet Impala LS Review
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    Understeer — It was the first car I drove, and it might be a good thing for most early drivers with figity hands. If this car was to be discribed in one word it would be UNDERSTEER. It did have a bit of power for a FWD car though that was negated by the fact it weighed a ton and it Understeered like a b*tch. Pluss the back seats suck.

    Pros: It has alot of cargo space

    Cons: Understeer
    Did I mention Understeer?
    Though this is an older Impala even then the Malabu was the better car
    Malabu has better back seats.

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