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Chevrolet Impala LT

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Impala LT

3/5-door 6-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3505 cm3 / 213.9 cu in / 213.9 cu in, 157.0 kW / 210.5 hp / 210.5 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 290.2 N·m / 214.0 lb·ft / 214.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelImpala LTIssued until
SerieImpalaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3/5
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats6
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)538 l / 19.00 cu ft / 19.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2973 l / 104.99 cu ft / 104.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5100 mm / 200.8 in / 200.8 inTotal (curb) weight1075 kg / 2370 lb / 2370 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity538 kg / 1186 lb / 1186 lb
Wheelbase2810 mm / 110.6 in / 110.6 inGross (max.) weight1613 kg / 3556 lb / 3556 lb
Track frontTowing weight454 kg / 1001 lb / 1001 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.1 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.9 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.31
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3505 cm3 / 213.9 cu in / 213.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity585.44 cm3/cylinder / 35.726 cu in/cylinder / 35.726 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power157.0 kW / 210.5 hp / 210.5 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque290.2 N·m / 214.0 lb·ft / 214.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.8 kW / 84.2 hp / 84.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output44.8 kW/l / 0.984 bhp/cu in / 0.984 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.8 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio199.1 kW/ton / 150.9 bhp/ton / 150.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions250 g/km / 403 g/mi / 403 g/mi (est.)
  Range598 km / 372 mi / 372 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60-R16Tyres rear225/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Impala LT

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