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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
97,800 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
2003 Chevrolet Impala body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #6

Sep 012009

Impala 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 175,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Just found this site today and saw that the paint problem is common. The clear coat on my hood gets worse by the month. Currently there is a patch about 10" round and several smaller ones. I haven't noticed bad spots on the rest of the car. If this car wasn't so reliable I would really be mad. I currently have 219,000 miles on it and it is still going strong.

- , DesMoines, IA, USA

problem #5

Jun 062010

Impala V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

I had my car about 7 year, I seen the hood of my car had some rust stain on it. I really didn't pay it no mind, so day it rain really hard. I seen the shine off my hood was gone. I took my car to a chevy dealer ship, find out they gloss steal my whole car but the hood. Now I'm driving around with an ashy hood while the rear of my car got a nice black shine to it.

- , Jackson, AL, USA

problem #4

Feb 212013

Impala V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles

Just a horrible paint job. I find a new chip about every other week!

- , Willow Hill, IL, USA

problem #3

May 182011

Impala LS 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,800 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My 1998 olds intrigue paint was much better than the chipping peeling paint on my 03 impala. I am disgusted that the paint didn't hold up as well on my chevy.

- , Ottumwa, IA, USA

problem #2

Mar 012007

Impala 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles

Let me start off by saying that first the clear coat wore off on the hood and the trunk of my vehicle, then the paint started chipping off revealing the ugly primer gray color. My car is a 2003 the paint shouldn't have wore off in four years.

- , Wetumpka, AL, USA

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problem #1

Dec 172008

Impala LS 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

The damage appears to almost like etching. It has curved and narrow paint chips (?) on hood, roof and trunk. Has anyone brought this type of damage to the attention of Chevy. I'll try to add a picture later.

- , Rowlett, TX, USA

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