The Worst 2006-2013 Impala Problems

Passlock Security

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One of Chevrolet’s solutions for stopping thieves from driving away with a car is, coincidently, doing the same thing to the actual owner.

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Excessive Oil Consumption

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Stuck oil control rings, insufficient crankcase seals, and too much oil in the combustion chambers are just a handful of reasons Chevy engines seem to be consuming too much oil.

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

9th Generation Impala in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 8 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 1,217 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 69th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 80 eligible generations.