2015 Chevrolet Impala - US Price $27,735
Chevrolet has unveiled the 2015 Impala, which is expected to hit the market in the summer with pricing starting from $27,735 (including an $825 destination charge) for the entry level LS model. The top-of-ragen LT trim level with six-cylinder engine is priced at $30,960.
2015 Chevrolet Impala will come with a start/stop system as standard on 2.5 liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine – 195HP (145 kW) and 253Nm (187 lb-ft) of torque. It will enable the sedan to return an EPA-estimated 22 mpg US in city, 31 mpg US on the highway and 25 mpg US on combined cycle. There is only one more engine in the range – a premium 3.6 liter six-cylinder with estimated at 303HP (226 kW).
Other new features include a heavy-duty starter and advanced algorithms which consider the "cabin temperature, humidity, battery charge and other factors when deciding if the engine should come to a stop". There are also new engine mounts that "provide the greatest isolation possible from the cabin".
The powertrains are the reason for the Impala's responsive driving experienceIn addition, a MacPherson-strut front suspension and four-link rear suspension underpin the Impala, with an isolated front cradle and hydraulic ride bushing that help deliver a smoother, quieter ride. All models that are being offered include an electric variable-assist steering system thank to which the car is more fuel efficient.