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Print this page Notes: Top complaints for the 2006 Chevy Impala include how the transmission slips, clunks and fails. Or how the power steering knocks and squeals. In other words, this car is a noisy bucket of eventual failure points.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,470 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2006 Chevrolet Impala seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Chevrolet Impala Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 152009


  • 38,640 miles


Side bag did not deploy during a side impact collision.

- Glendale, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 272006

Impala 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,300 miles
Side air bag did not deploy. Had a car impact my car on the drivers side at the driver's door. Glass in door shattered. Driver only suffered a small scrape on back of shoulder.

- Sumter, SC, USA

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