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2013 Chevy Impala LT

2013 Chevrolet Impala Review

(2 Stars) 

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

The Chevrolet Impala has not been updated in years, and unsurprisingly sees very few updates for the 2013 model year. In a sense, it is appropriate that the Impala has not been redesigned for several years, as the car harkens back to an era when cars were larger and more powerful. There is no doubting that the Impala is a legend, as it has been on the road for over fifty years, but this model does not reflect the car’s heritage. While it may lack the contemporary styling of other domestic full-size cars, the Impala still carries on the Chevrolet full-size sedan category. The 2013 Chevrolet Impala is available in three trims: the LS, LT, and LTZ. Prospective buyers should not be deterred by the hefty base price. Not only does the LS model come with a large number of standard features, but Chevrolet is likely to apply heavy discounts with the recognition that the car will be completely redesigned for the 2014 model year.

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2013 Impala LT Sedan Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.6L V 6 DOHC and variable valve timing
E85 / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 13 MPG city, 22 MPG highway, 16 MPG combined and 280 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
17.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 300 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 262 ft lb of torque @ 5,300 rpm
Secondary fuel economy:
Secondary power: 300 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 262 lb ft @ 5,300 rpm

'13 Chevy LT Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Rear Spoiler
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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