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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan

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SS 5.7L V8 4-speed Automatic - (56 reviews )
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By Mako
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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan SS 4dr Sedan


Review

This has been a good auto for over 11 years. Very few problems.


Favorite Features

Power and handling.


Suggested Improvements

Better headlights.


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Excellent
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By terry
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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan SS 4dr Sedan


Review

It does very well on the highway. I drive it on the weekends going on long term drives. The seats are very comfortable for those long rides. To me this is the best car in the world.


Favorite Features

The fully loaded CD player is my favorite feature on this car.


Suggested Improvements

I say to go back to the 1996 supper sport model because those was the best looking cars.


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250k and still going!
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By Ed
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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan SS 4dr Sedan


Review

We've had 2 '96 Impala SS' over the years. Both were adult driven and routinely maintained. The first one had 122,000 on it by the end of the 1999. At that point it was retired from duty, and we picked up another from a collector with a mere 1700 miles on it. The second now has over 250,000 miles on the original LT1 motor, 4L60E transmission and 8.5 10 bolt posi rear end. Burns no oil, and starts up every time. Only fixes have been a starter, an A/C compresser and a harmonic balancer. These are just great cars that hold thier value.


Favorite Features

Full sized, rear wheel drive V8.


Suggested Improvements

It's a shame they never made them for more than 3 years. It would have been an astounding performer with an optional 6 speed manual.


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96 Impala SS
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By billpilot
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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan SS 4dr Sedan


Review

Still, to this day in 11/04, I have not found a 4 door sports car for 3-4 times the money that can out-perform my SS. A few minor glitches were fixed under warranty: Odometer,head gaskets & exhaust manifolds, a couple of times. The factory cooling fan settings do not "kick on" until temperature reaches about 220; so a hypertech programmer will turn on fan's sooner. I have got 26 MPG on highway with a/c. Usually it's about half that yet worth it!


Favorite Features

Stealth, Torque & road superiority.


Suggested Improvements

Seats


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BEST CAR EVER MADE
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By GETLOW
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1996 Chevrolet Impala Sedan SS 4dr Sedan


Review

THE IMPALA SHOULD BE A ROLE MODEL TO ALL OTHER VEHICLES THAT CLAIM TO BE "MUSCLE" YET A FAMILY SEDAN.


Favorite Features

THE GAUGES


Suggested Improvements

SHOULD COME STOCK WITH 40 SERIES FLOWMASTERES


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