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Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Jul 25 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Impala scores big

I'm sure that a lot of people out there would agree that modern Chevrolet Impala sedans have been incredibly boring cars. These cars are more destined for rental fleets than the garages of your...

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Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Jul 25 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Impala scores big

I'm sure that a lot of people out there would agree that modern Chevrolet Impala sedans have been incredibly boring cars. These cars are more destined for rental fleets than the garages of your average American. However, the significantly redesigned Impala for 2014 recently scored better than all comers to win the top spot among all sedans from Consumer Reports.

The Impala scored 95/99 during the magazine tests placing it in the same realm as Lexus and Jaguar. Consumer Reports says that the new Impala is proof that GM is on the comeback. The older Impala that was replaced scored a scant 63 in the same testing.

The new Impala scored so well that only two vehicles are ahead of it in the Consumer Reports rankings. Those vehicles include the BMW 135i and the Tesla Model S. I still think the car is rather boring even if Consumer Reports likes it.

 
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2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali Long-Term Intro: It’s Mega Supreme

Aug 28 2014 5:49pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Astute marketing by GM has split the fraternal truck twins Chevrolet and GMC into different market segments, at least in the typical consumer’s mind. In the full-size-SUV category, an invisible wall stands between the value-conscious Chevy Tahoe and Suburban and th ...
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Chevy announces new Z71 package for Tahoe and Suburban

Aug 28 2014 5:38pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: SUV, Chevrolet After what we're guessing was an unintentional leak via a press photo, Chevrolet has confirmed that it will be offering its long-lived Z71 trim on both the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban. The company wouldn't offer any additional details on what the packages would add to the full-size, body-on-frame SUVs, instead indicating that a more formal announcement that would be made in late September. The Z71 trim is currently offered on the S ...
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Z71 Trim Confirmed for 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban

Aug 28 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Popular Trim Returns to Fullsize SUVsAlthough maybe not as hard-core as “TRD Pro,” “SVT,” or “Pro4X,” the designation Z71 has a fond place in many General Motors fans’ hearts. The designation is so well-regarded that it was chosen as the upscale trim level for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. It has long been offered on the Chevrolet Silverado and predecessor K1500 trucks and has been offered on GM’s fulls ...
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Chevy's hardcore Niva concept ready for Moscow adventure

Aug 28 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Budget, SUV, Chevrolet, Misc. Auto Shows, Russia, Off-Road A couple of weeks ago, Chevrolet released a pair of shadowy teaser images previewing a new Niva. And now, with its live reveal at the Moscow Motor Show looming over the next snow-capped mountain, the Bowtie brand has taken the wraps off the new concept. Though details are scarce at the moment - the press release bel ...
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These are the top 10 dollar per horsepower bargains

Aug 28 2014 10:23am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The recent introduction of the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat coupe and Charger SRT Hellcat sedan — expected to sell for under $70,000 — was another reminder that today — not the 1960s — is the Golden Era of cheap and plentiful horsepower. While we wait for the SRT Hellcat twins to arrive next year, here are the top 10 dollar per horsepower bargains you can buy new right now: 10. 2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 – $105.02/hp The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the ...
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Ferrari 458 Facelift, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Chevrolet Niva Concept: Today’s Car News

Aug 28 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Our photographers have spotted Ferrari’s updated 458 Italia, which is expected to go on sale next year following a debut in Geneva. The car is expected to sport a turbocharged V-8 engine and could have as much as 670 horsepower available. Another new car spotted in the wild is the upcoming Alfa Romeo Giulia. This model is also set for a ...
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GM will relocate next-gen Cadillac SRX production to U.S.

Aug 28 2014 9:19am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

GM has announced it will move production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX from its current Mexico plant to one in Tennessee. Formerly a Saturn plant, it’s located in Spring Hill, nearly 100 miles east of Volkswagen’s facility in Chattanooga. GM is currently in the retooling process before production of the next-generation SRX kicks off. In addition to the SRX, GM will build its new family of Ecotec engine ...
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Suzuki Vitara shows its face ahead of Paris debut

Aug 28 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Budget, Europe, Paris Motor Show, Crossover, Suzuki, UK The death of Suzuki's American automotive operations can be chalked up to many, many things. One thing it cannot be blamed on, however, is the arguable goodness of its products. The company's criminally underrated offerings included the Kizashi sedan, the SX4 compact and your author's personal favorite, the Grand Vitara. The GV rode on a radically different version of General Motors' Theta platform ...
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Ford officially kicks off 2015 Mustang production

Aug 28 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Ford begins building the sixth generation of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car today at a Michigan plant that will export it to more than 120 countries. For the first time, a right-hand-drive version will be made, for sale in more than 25 markets such as the U.K., Australia and South Africa, the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker said in a statement. The 2015 Mustang starts at $24,425, a 4.7 percent ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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