The 2016 Chevy Impala is considered a superior sedan and one that lovers of Chevy vehicles will appreciate. In truth, the new 2016 Chevy Impala is really an extended version of the 2014 model. Rumors have it that this new offering from Chevy represents a new generation that is going to be radically different from its predecessor. GM plans to make this vehicle more than just another successful Impala. The company has done much to the 2016 Chevy Impala to make it more competitive in the sedan segment, which is a very hot segment and one that has plenty of competition from other carmakers.
2016 CHEVY IMPALA: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
According to certain reports, the new 2016 Chevy Impala will be more fuel-efficient. The nice thing about this is that Chevy will not sacrifice power and performance for better fuel economy. Rumors also have it that GM will also introduce a new engine to power up the 2016 Chevy Impala.
It seems that GM is planning to use a 2.5-liter engine to power up their Impala base variant and a larger and more powerful 3.6-liter engine will power up the higher variants. In addition, GM also plans to introduce a 2.4-liter hybrid engine that will be coupled to an electric motor.
Under the hood, GM plans to use a four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine, which is capable of producing 195 horsepower and 187 pound feet of torque. This engine performs at 21 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. GM also plans to offer another engine option in the form of the V6 3.6-liter engine that is capable of producing 305 horsepower and 264 pound-feet of torque. This engine has an EPA rating of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.
2016 CHEVY IMPALA: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
GM is not only planning to change the engine options, but rumors also have it that the company will make its new Impala a full-sedan to make it different than its predecessor. This may be the reason why the company is making a few more changes to the car. For instance, the company also plans to change the design of the rear and front bumpers. These bumpers will be very stylish and they will also look very modern. What’s more, the company also plans to give the 2016 Chevy Impala a more futuristic look by adopting HID lamps in the headlights and these will be coupled with LED daytime running lights.
GM does not only plan on changing the exteriors of its new Impala but it is also planning on making some changes to the interiors as well. Rumors have it that the cabin will be designed to look very stylish and things like premium leather material on the seats will ensure that the interiors impress one and all. The cabin will also be designed to offer greater convenience and it will also be more spacious to give passengers greater head and legroom.
2016 Chevy Impala: Release Date and Price
If you are eager to buy the 2016 Chevy Impala, then you will need to be patient because it does not seem like GM is going to introduce the vehicle before the end of the current year. The price tag on the new Impala will not be less than 27 000 dollars for the base trim.