2011 Chevrolet Impala Sedan
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Remaining a popular sedan for fleet use, dealership examples of the 2011 Chevrolet Impala reflect the same trustworthiness and handling capability. Sold in three trim levels for 2011, the base LS features a standard amenities listing of air conditioning, keyless entry remote as well as a CD and MP3 audio system. The Impala LT upgrades the keyless entry to a remote starter and adds fog lamps. A Luxury Package available on the 2011 Chevrolet Impala LT comprises of heated, front leather seating with 6-way power adjustment, universal garage door remote and a 8-speaker Bose audio system. Riding on 18 inch wheels and luxury-tuned suspension, the 2011 Impala LTZ includes and the contents of the LT's luxury package as standard. A choice of V-6 power plants on the 2011 Impala includes a 211 horsepower 3.5 liter and a 3.9 liter feature four-speed automatic transmissions along with variable valve timing. Both engines on the 2011 Chevrolet Impala are E85 fuel compatible. With regular gasoline, fuel economy of the 3.5 liter engine is over 23 miles per gallon for combined city and highway driving or 22 MPG with the 3.9 liter V-6. A 6- month trial of OnStar's Direction and Connection plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation is added at no cost for all trim levels.
Benefits of Driving a 2011 Chevrolet Impala Sedan
The Chevrolet Impala is a favorite with fleets, offering a roomy, conservative sedan design that's been kept updated with modern features and options. For interior space it's still one of the best vehicles in its class, with room in back for three adults and a front bench seat available. Chevrolet also claims that the Impala is unique in its segment with the ability to fold the backseat forward for large items. Ride comfort and overall quietness are also strengths. Across the line, the Impala offers a lot of features for the money.
What's new for 2011?
For 2011, Chevrolet's larger mid-size sedan gets FlexFuel capability for its standard V6, along with an extensive list of new standard equipment. On 1LT models, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity is now included, while LS, LT and LTZ models now all include six months of OnStar with the Directions & Connections plan and Turn-by-Turn Navigation. Bodyside molding is now included on all except fleet models, and a newly available Luxury Package adds heated bucket seats, a folding rear seat, upgraded Bose audio with XM, a dimming rearview mirror, heated side mirrors and a rear spoiler.
- Comfortable ride
- roomy interior
- huge trunk and folding seatback
- available front bench seat
- lots of standard features for the money
The Impala is a roomy, front-wheel-drive 4-door sedan that comes in LS, LT and LTZ models. LS and LT trims include a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 211 horsepower and is now FlexFuel-capable. LTZ models (optional on LT) get a 224-horse, 3.9-liter V6 that's also FlexFuel-capable. Either of these engines is paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The 3.5-liter engine has an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, which according to Chevrolet, allows a highway driving range of up to 500 miles.