1996 Chevrolet Impala Specifications

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 5.7L
EPA Class Large
Style Name 4dr Sdn
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Large
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4180
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 115.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.7
Length, Overall (in) 214.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.5
Liftover Height (in) 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.4

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code LT1
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3200
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 4800
Displacement 5.7L/350
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Brakes
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Integral Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 45.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.06
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15
Front Tire Size P255/50ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P255/50ZR17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) Gas 46
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) Gas 46
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.02

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
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4-Door Sedan
MSRP
$24,905
Gas Mileage
17 mpg City / 26 mpg Hwy
Engine
Gas V8
Horsepower
260 @ 4800
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity
5
Transmission
Automatic w/OD,