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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
114,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2005 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 062013

Impala

  • 114,000 miles

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

My wife was sitting still at a red light on a road with a 50mph speed limit. The other driver did not see the red light or her car & rear ended her at full speed. The back of her seat snapped all the way back and the bottom of the seat lodged upward causing her thighs and pelvic area to be severely compressed between the steering wheel and seat while her head was jostled around vigorously due to the lack of back support. Her seatbelt was on and worn properly. Her body was thrown forward then slammed back hard. She sustained injury and was diagnosed with a brain contusion and severe whiplash by the trauma unit after being rushed via ambulance to the nearest local hospital.

- Wichita, KS, USA

problem #1

Dec 012011

Impala 6-cyl

  • 114,500 miles
Driver seat heater stopped working. Heat on driver side blows cool air and passenger side blows warm. Rough shifting of speed between 20-30 mph since first month of purchase.

- North Hills, CA, USA

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