Chevrolet Impala Review

Chevrolet revealed the new 2014 model year of the Chevrolet Impala that offers a more spacious cabin, composed ride, a bunch of high-tech features, bold and aggressive style, and a comfortable and safe ride.

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala carries the iconic name and the significance of the brand but is notably more improved and is loaded with soft and superior quality material that offers fun driving.

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala shares its platform with Cadillac XTS and Buick LaCrosse which is new for the Chevy Impala. The Chevy’s big sedan offers two trim levels, LT and LTZ for 2014.

Bodywork, Comfort and Specifications

The look of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala is totally redesigned and so the front fascia is looking like the Camaro though it doesn’t resemble it. Other features include 100% new teardrop-shaped headlights, honeycomb bar grille, sleek and refined tail lights, chrome accents surrounding side windows and front grille and the car sits on standard 18-inch chrome wheels.

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala also receives a complementing, advanced, and sophisticated interior that features a dual-cockpit, wraparound dashboard design, complete power accessories, eight-way power-adjustable seats, keyless entry, a trip computer, 8-inch touchscreen system, Bluetooth, USB/auxiliary input/iPod connectivity, tilt and telescoping steering wheel and HD satellite radio. Moving upward to the other trim levels you will get something more impressive, engaging, and convenient. The upgraded upholstery of the new 2014 Chevrolet Impala features fine stitching, allowing it to stand out in the crowd.

Under the Hood

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala comes equipped with either a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine generates 195 horsepower and 187 lb-ft of torque that will come standard on both trim levels. The 3.6 liter V6 generates 305 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque is optional for both trim levels. The 2.5-liter 4-cylinder is expected to achieve an EPA-rated fuel economy of 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, while the 3.6-liter V6 will achieve 19 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. It is expected that the V6 will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds.

Safety Features

The standard safety features of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala are antilock brakes, a total of 10 airbags including front-seat side impact airbags, driver and front passenger knee airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, automatic crash notification, remote door unlock, stability and traction control, side blind zone alert, Lane departure alert, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, and Collision mitigation braking.

Pricing and Availability

The car’s price range will be between $27,535 and $36,580, and they will announce the sale date later this year.

Competitors

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala competes with the Ford Taurus, Chrysler 300, Nissan Maxima, Hyundai Azera, Dodge Charger, and Toyota Avalon.

Pros

  • Redesigned exterior making it more stylish
  • Comfortable and well-equipped interior
  • Powerful and smooth optional V6 engine
  • Improved safety features
  • Impressive rear seat space

Cons

  • The standard 2.5-liter engine is not so powerful
  • The rearview camera is not so powerful
  • No performance model
  • No on-sale date

The Verdict

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is redesigned which seems to be a good and impressive addition to the segment. While the Impala boasts considerable power compared to the Dodge, it faces stiff competition from the Nissan Maxima and Ford Taurus. Compared to its predecessor, the 2014 Chevrolet Impala stands out as a stylish, enjoyable full-size car with unrivaled comfort.

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