7th Generation (1994—1996) Impala Problems

This generations ranks 9th out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (40%), hvac (20%), and the electrical (20%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Speedometer Not Working Properly 1 complaints at an average of 28,000 miles in the 1995 Chevrolet Impala.
  2. Headlights Go Out When Switched to High Beams 1 complaints at an average of 69,000 miles in the 1995 Chevrolet Impala.
  3. Overheating 1 complaints at an average of 35,000 miles in the 1996 Chevrolet Impala.

What Impala Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1996 1 1 15 0.25
1995 3 1 9 0.9
1994 1 1 4 0.11

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