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With the introduction of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala GM has completed the transformation of its North American passenger car lineup.

The redesigned flagship sedan is now more refined, is also more expressive in terms of style and is "expected to be an exhilarating driving experience".

Mark Reuss, president, GM North America said that "The 2014 Impala re-establishes this iconic Chevrolet nameplate as a design leader, with bold styling that will turn heads for years to come," "The team has also delivered the comfort, safety, fuel efficiency and technology that will strengthen Impala's leadership in the highly competitive full-size sedan market."

The 10th generation Impala will go on sale in early 2013and some of its highlights include the all new exterior described as an evolution of

Chevrolet's design language, and also the new interior characterised by a flowing design which is now more comfortable, more quiet and which features a new instrument cluster with an integrated center stack that incorporates an 8-inch screen display with available Chevrolet MyLink.

On the outside the 2014 Impala features sleek proportions, sculpted body sides, 18 inch wheels and projector beam headlamps with HID and LED daytime running lights as standard on LTX models which sweep around the corners and frame the wide grille.

The new Impala comes with three engine choices : a 3.6-litre V6 producing 303 HP (226 kW), a new 2.5-litre 4-cylinder unit rated at 195 HP (145 kW) and a 2.4-litre 4-cylinder with eAssist estimated at 182 HP (134 kW) which is expected to achieve 35 mpg on the highway.

All engine options are matched with 6-speed automatic transmissions.

The 2013 Chevrolet Impala will be offered in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels and will be assembled at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck, Mich., and Oshawa, Ontario facilities. Its pricing will be announced at a later time. 

Overview

Model:

2014 Chevrolet Impala

Body style / driveline:

front-drive, front-engine, four-door, five- passenger sedan

EPA vehicle class:

full-size

Manufacturing location:

Detroit-Hamtramck, Mich.; Oshawa, Ontario

Key competitors:

Dodge Charger, Ford Taurus, Nissan Maxima, Toyota Avalon, Hyundai Azera

Powertrain

Type:

Ecotec 2.4L DOHC I-4 w/ eAssist

Ecotec 2.5L DOHC I-4

3.6L V-6 VVT DI

Displacement (cu in / cc):

145.4 / 2384

150 / 2457

217 / 3564

Fuel delivery:

direct injection

direct injection

direct injection

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

182 / 134 @ 6200 (est.)

195 / 145 (est.)

303 / 226 @ 6800 (est.)

Torque
(lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm):

172 / 233 @ 4900 (est.)

187 / 253 (est.)

264 / 358 @ 5300 (est.)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

Transmission:

six-speed automatic

six-speed automatic

six-speed automatic

Chassis/Suspension

Suspension (front):

MacPherson strut

Suspension (rear):

multi-link with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Steering type:

electric variable-assist rack-and-pinion

Turning circle (ft / m):

38.8 / 11.75

Brakes

split, dual-circuit four-wheel-disc with power assist

Wheel size and type:

18-inch steel and aluminum, 19-inch aluminum, 20-inch aluminum

Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

111.7 / 2837

Overall length (in / mm):

201.3 / 5113

Overall width (in / mm):

73 / 1854

Overall height (in / mm):

58.9 / 1496

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.2 / 1580 ; rear: 62 / 1576

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3800 / 1723 (est. – LT model w/ V-6)

Capacities

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

123.8 / 3505

Passenger volume (cu ft / L):

105 / 2973

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

18.8 / 532

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

1000 / 454 (3.6L and 2.5L)

Fuel capacity (gal / L):

18.5 / 70 (2.5L and 3.6L); 15.8 / 59.9 (2.4L

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