The 2017 Chevy Impala is the car that can fit everyone and it has a spacious interior, the latest safety features with advanced phone integration. The car has been named as The Best Large Car for The money. There are few new features available with new Impala but main novelty is that there are no bi-fuel option that could run on both petrol and CNG (compressed natural gas). Main rivals of the new Chevy Impala 2017 are Toyota Avalon, Ford Taurus, Dodge Charger, Kia Cadenza and Hyundai Azera.
2017 Chevy impala redesign
The car has detailed contour at the outside and it gives the car the athletic stance that you will always have to notice. Inside of the car, there are the chrome touches with the wood grain accent. The car is enough for five adults and this means that you and the passenger will be riding in comfort. There are three models available: base LS, LT and top Premier. You will find 18-inch wheels on LS and LT models while Premier models runs on 19-inch wheels as standard and 20-inch comes only as an option. When it comes to exterior color base LS comes with four standard options: Black, Blue Velvet Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic and Summit White. Mid-range LT and top Premier models, beside these base colors, also include Mosaic Black Metallic and Pepperdust Metallic and two premium colors: Siren Red Tintcoat (+$395) and Iridescent Pearl Tricoat (+995).
The 2017 Chevy Impala helps you to stay connected to any entertainment you like with information that you want by the use of the 4G LTE wi-fi. It also supports the Chevrolet MyLink, a touch-screen display where you can be able to send and receive text messages and to play the music and others. The car is compatible to the Apple CarPlay and it is in the smart way so that you can listen to the Apple Music and to get the direction using Apple Maps or to call friends. If android technology is your style, then you can install Android Auto and the compatibility will let you to connect to the compatible Smartphone in order to access the playlist and the calendar and to select the apps like the Google maps.
With the myChevrolet Mobile App, you may turn the compatible mobile device in the command center for the vehicle. You can start or stop the engine or unlock or lock the doors using just a tap of your finger. You may even send the destination to the navigation system and to view the diagnostic information while setting up the parking reminders from any place. It is smarter and simpler way that you can continue to be connected.
The available safety features with the advanced technology will work together to ensure that you get the confidence at the sides, back and at the front. Besides, there are safety features such as the available forward collision alert and the available side blind zone alert. The car has got 5-star with NHTSA for the car in general when it comes to the safety. However, with the safety features, it does not mean that as a driver, you should not be a responsible driver. You have to continue to be attentive to the traffic, to the road conditions and to the surrounding every time that you drive. It is good to be aware for the feature limitations of the car and read all the information.
New Chevy Impala 2017 specs and price
With the performance of this car, you will be the owner of the highway, streets and any road you drive on. You can choose a powertrain options that deliver the impeccable balance for the aggressive performance with the intelligent efficiency. The base engine the new 2017 Impala 2.5-liter inline-4 engine which is capable of producing 196 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. With its variable timing for its valve and direct injection it has EPA fuel economy rated at 22/30 mpg (city/hwy). The second optional engine is V-6 with 3.6-liter of displacement that supports start and stop technology. It delivers 305 horses and 264 lb-ft of torque and it has fuel economy rated at 18 mpg in city and 28 mpg on the highway. Both of these engines comes mated to Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic transmission: 6T40 for 2.5L and 6T70 for 3.6L engine.
Ecotec 2.5L I-4
196 HP @ 6,300 rpm
305 HP @ 6,800 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
264 lb-ft @5,300 rpm
Hydra-Matic 6-speed automatic
Fuel economy (city/hwy)
This is the car to buy, if you are interested in a large and at the same time powerful machine. Prices for the new 2017 Chevy Impala start from around $28,000 for base LS trim with AWD and goes up to $36,500 for top Premiere grade. Middle LT model with 2.5-liter engine starts about $30,400.