2006 Chevrolet Impala

At a Glance

Pricing $20,945 - $27,970
Drive Types FWD
Engines 3.5l V6, 3.9l V6, 5.3l V8
Transmissions A4
Fuel Economy 18-20 (city), 27-30 (highway)

The Impala is General Motors best selling car. With its medium-large size and moderate price, the Impala sits in a sweet spot within the sedan market. This is GM's mainstream sedan and Chevrolet is GM's mainstream brand. Reworked in 2006, the Impala features smooth, inoffensive styling and value. LS, LT, LTZ and SS trim levels are offered. The LS and LT models feature a 210hp 3.5L V6. Upgraded LT and LTZ models feature a 233hp 3.9L V6 and the performance-oriented SS model features a 303hp 5.3L small-block V8. All three powertrains feature a four-speed automatic and front-wheel drive.

What Changed:

A new 3.9L V6 replaces the 3900 series V6. Horesepower and torque drop to 233 hp and 240 lb-ft, respectively.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
Impala LS 3.5l V6 (211-bhp) A4 FWD $20,945
Impala 1LT 3.5l V6 (211-bhp) A4 FWD $21,555
Impala 2LT 3.5l V6 (211-bhp) A4 FWD $22,545
Impala 3LT 3.9l V6 (233-bhp) A4 FWD $24,275
Impala LTZ 3.9l V6 (233-bhp) A4 FWD $26,365
Impala SS 5.3l V8 (303-bhp) A4 FWD $27,970