By Matt Schmitz on March 15, 2013
Having narrowly avoided becoming something you'd only drive off a rental lot, the Chevrolet Impala is reinvented for 2014 as a full-size sedan to be driven proudly off the dealer lot. Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley says the Impala subtly intimidates its way back to flagship shape with a wider, twin-port grille lending it just enough Camaro menace along with defining body details, larger wheels and an elevated tail. Strong acceleration, a tolerably firm ride and all-around roominess also restore the Impala's competitiveness — just watch out for a sometimes-clunky downshift during quick deceleration, Hanley warns. Read his review below.