2016 Chevrolet Impala

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Key Specs

of the 2016 Chevrolet Impala base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    21-25 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    196-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    6-speed automatic w/OD
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Handling, considering its size
  • Ride quality
  • Interior quietness, quality
  • Spacious backseat
  • Large trunk
  • Variety of storage cubbies

The Bad

  • Poor over-shoulder, rear visibility
  • Slow navigation system
  • Flat, unsupportive front seats
  • Cheap-looking gauges
  • No all-wheel-drive option
2016 Chevrolet Impala exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2016 Chevrolet Impala

  • Apple CarPlay integration, wireless smartphone charging available
  • Midnight Edition available
  • OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi hot spot standard
  • V-6 engine that runs on gasoline or CNG available
  • Collision warning system with auto-braking available
  • Passcode-protected personal information and storage bin (MyLink)

2016 Chevrolet Impala Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

The Chevrolet Impala full-size sedan comes with a standard four-cylinder engine or an available V-6 that can run on gasoline or compressed natural gas. The Impala seats up to five people and competes with the Ford Taurus, Chrysler 300 and Toyota Avalon.
New for 2016   
The Impala now offers available Apple CarPlay integration and wireless charging capability for compatible smartphones. There's also a new Midnight Edition for V-6-powered LT and LTZ trim levels that features a Jet Black exterior, 19-inch alloy wheels with black accents, a black grille, black Chevrolet bow-tie emblems, a Jet Black interior and sport pedals.
Significant Standard Features

  • Fuel-saving stop-start technology for the four-cylinder engine
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Chevrolet MyLink entertainment system with 8-inch touch-screen 
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Remote start system
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Navigation system 
  • Power moonroof
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Backup camera
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning 
  • Blind spot warning system and rear cross-traffic alert

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What Drivers Are Saying

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Value For The Money

Latest Reviews


Chevy hits home run!

by Mark3215 from Utica Ny on March 10, 2018

Center console needs padding outside of my right knee gets sore during cross-country trips I have to put a glove between my knee and console.. only complaint I have... Read full review


Big bang for the buck. Great car!

by Jayhawk52 from Abilene, Kansas on January 11, 2018

This car was purchased to provide great commuting mileage in a larger comfortable car with quiet ride. It fits all of the above and the mileage is wonderful. Thank you Chevrolet for making a reliable, ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2016 Chevrolet Impala currently has 0 recalls

IIHS Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2016 Chevrolet Impala LS w/1LS

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Moderate overlap front

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.
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