8th Gen (2000 – 2005) Chevrolet Impala Problems

The 8th generation of the Impala has a cumulative PainRank™ of 40.64. That can be compared against other Chevrolet generations. Shopping for a Chevrolet? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2000–2005 Impala model years have sent in 3298 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (22%) followed by the interior (21%) and the engine (18%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2005 385
45.09
2004 729
44.98
2003 428
34.32
2002 823
57.89
2001 473
33.35
2000 458
28.2

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