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Review I have owned 2 of these cars, I bought a 2005 brand new it had 7 mi on it. It lasted until 2015 when the transmission went out at 215K miles. Now that I'm retired and not commuting 60 miles a day I decided to buy another one. I now on a 2004 Base with the sports appearance package that had 72,000 mIles (now 77,820) from the original owners. These cars are very reliable, all I did in the '05 was oil changes, tune ups, fuel filters, pretty much preventative maintenence. The only issue with these cars that I have is the transmissions. Around 75,000 miles it begins to slip gears (not skip) all it needs is the solenoids need replaced. I did it on the 2005 and I'm planning on doing it on my current 2004 here soon along with a flush, filter change, and fill. I get excellent mileage I can get 22-25mpg with mixed driving and on the recent 500 mile round trip I took to Milwaukee with 100% highway driving with the cruise on 65 I got 30.4 mpg. The ride is wonderful, my wife has a 2013 Nissan Sentra and I can't stand it, it may get wonderful gas mileage, but the ride is harsh and it's very small for my long legs I can't get a good seat adjustment. I assume take the Impala. You can buy these for cheap with around 150K miles for about $2500.00, these are definetly worth the money and are almost bullet proof except for the transmission & lower intake gaskets. If you want a nice reliable car that does decent on gas and is minimal on repairs if maintained, then look for one of these, if they were decently taken care of, you can have a wonderful car for a decent price. Even my 2005 wasn't badly priced when it was brand new (around $21,500)
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What options are available on the 2004 Chevrolet Impala?
Available Chevrolet Impala 2004 Submodel Types: Sedan
Available Trims: LT, LS, Premier, LTZ, LT Fleet, LS Fleet, Base, SS, LT w/2LT, LTZ w/2LZ, LT w/1LT, LS Fleet w/1FL, LS w/1LS, LT2
Exterior Colors: Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Blue Velvet Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Ashen Gray Metallic, Pepperdust Metallic, White, Silverstone Metallic, Gold Mist Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, Imperial Blue Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat , Cyber Gray Metallic, Champagne Silver Metallic, Victory Red, Blue Ray Metallic, Red Jewel Tintcoat, Galaxy Silver Metallic, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Cajun Red Tintcoat, Dark Silver Metallic, Slate Metallic, White Diamond Tricoat, Blue Topaz Metallic (Late Availability), Graphite Metallic, Mocha Bronze Metallic, Red Rock Metallic, Cappuccino Frost Metallic, Precision Red, Sport Red Metallic, Bordeaux Red, Sandrift Metallic, Silver Topaz Metallic (Late Availability), Amber Bronze Metallic, Berry Red Metallic, Dark Carmine Red Metallic, Autumn Bronze Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Dark Jade Green Metallic, Laser Blue Metallic, Medium Bronzemist Metallic, Medium Gray, Medium Gray Metallic, Silver Topaz Metallic, Superior Blue Metallic , Torch Red
Interior Colors: Jet Black leather, Jet Black leatherette, Ebony cloth, Jet Black/Dark Titanium leatherette, Ebony leather, Jet Black/Dark Titanium premium cloth, Gray cloth, Jet Black/Dark Titanium leather, Jet Black/Light Wheat leather, Medium Gray, Gray leather, Jet Black/ Dark Titanium premium cloth, Neutral cloth, Neutral leather, Jet Black suede, Jet Black/ Dark Titanium leather, Jet Black/ Dark Titanium leatherette, Jet Black/Mojave leather, Jet Black/ Dark Titanium suede, Jet Black/Brownstone suede, Neutral, Regal Blue
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Power Driver Seat, Trip Computer, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Tire Pressure Warning, Post-collision safety system, Stability Control, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Alarm, Bluetooth, Remote Start, USB Inputs, Auto Climate Control, Heated seats, Back-up camera, Mobile Internet, Aux Audio Inputs, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Parking sensors, Leather Seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Sunroof/Moonroof, Upgraded Engine, Upgraded Headlights, Navigation, Cooled Seats, Upgraded Stereo, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, Automatic Emergency Braking