Good car even with age
By fordracer103 on
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
I bought the car with 90,000 miles. The car did have a couple cosmetic problems, but the car did run well. After some expected maintenance, changing spark plugs Spark plug wires, etc, the car preformed very well. I drove it form college every weekend and got an average of 32 Mpg using regular 87 gasoline and 35 if I used 89 plus. I was surprised with power that the car had (3.8 liter) The car did have its cons. The Wiper Motor Crank Arm can cause the wipers to park in the up position which cost around 600 dollars overall to repair. I dodged a bullet by having the dealership pay for the repair. The rims clear coat broke down causing unsighlty rust and spots on the rims.
The gas mileage, comfortable ride, roomy interior, and the stereo.
Head light seals break causing condensation in the headlights which damage the bulbs and have to replace both the headlights. The rims clear coat breaks down causing rust and spots.