Chevrolet Announces A New Impala

I’ve owned several Impalas – dating back to the vintage cars and even some of the most recent SS models. Here are the specs on the new car – which looks impressive…

2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS

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)

*SAE certified.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.