2011 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 gas from North America
Good deal as a used car, I'm happy I got it
Just bought this car, too early to tell how it will hold up reliably. Looking for a good deal on a fairly nice car, and I could afford something better than my Prizm. Still used, and only rated average on reliability, but low mileage, great shape, nice cabin, and a great price. The 2011s were the last year with the 3.5L engine and the four speed transmission, and the electronics are apparently sorta primitive, which is all OK by me. The reviews said the car was okay if all you were looking for was value and comfort, which, along with low miles and cost, pretty much summed up my requirements. Funny part was I always wanted - but never got - a Lumina with the 3.8, and it turns out the Impala is pretty much that: a W-body with a 3.8 derivative and the same transmission. A little bigger and newer, though.
Some of the reviews said it got poor gas mileage (22-23 mixed), but that hasn't been my experience; more like 25-28 miles per gallon mixed. Not a sports car, but handles pretty good, and the 3.5L has sufficient power. Big trunk, comfortable cabin. Rated pretty safe. Came with a minor warranty. I like it.
I did research until my eyes bled, and looked at a lot of cars, and this particular car, at the price it was offered, was the best deal out there for what I wanted.
There's only one other 2011 Impala rated on this site, so I'll update this review as I put mileage on the car.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 30th October, 2015