Best Bet
(4.4) 41 reviews
MSRP: $906$6,798
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-26
Engine: 180-hp, 3.4-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Chevrolet Impala

Our Take on the 2004 Chevrolet Impala

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Soft suspension on base model
  • Resale value
  • Engine noise at times

Notable Features

  • Three V-6s
  • Supercharged V-6 in SS
  • Sport-tuned suspension on SS
  • Five- or six-passenger capacity
  • Available XM Satellite Radio


Our Expert Reviews

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Consumer Reviews


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Reliable... Good value... May buy another.

by Foamfoot from Milwaukee, WI on April 27, 2009

I purchased my '04 Impala brand new. Five years, 61K miles and 60 payments later, I'm still happy I did. But age may be catching up with it. After my Jeep was stolen, I was in the hunt for something ... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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