Production of the tenth-generation Chevrolet Impala began today, with the first 2014 model rolling of the line at the company's Ontario's Oshawa Assembly plant. The new Impala, which will be produced at General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck plant in addition to the Canadian location, is expected to make an appearance in showrooms later this month. Impala assembly in Detroit will begin in May of this year.

The full-size Impala will come to market with an engine lineup that includes a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 2.4-liter four with the company's eAssist mild hybrid technology, and the 3.6-liter V6 that we sampled a few weeks ago. Sadly for the trivia buffs among us, Chevy didn't provide any specification information or other facts about the first-ever 2014 Impala. Scroll down to read Chevy's brief press release, or click the image above for an expanded view of the debutant Impala rolling out of the factory. History in action.
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Production begins for 2014 Chevrolet Impala

2013-04-01

- All-new flagship sedan adds content, technology
- Pricing starts $27,535, including destination

OSHAWA, Ontario – The all-new 2014 Impala, Chevrolet's flagship sedan, began driving off the line at Oshawa Assembly today. The Impala will begin arriving in Chevrolet showrooms this month.

"The all-new Impala demonstrates the new direction of Chevrolet," said Kevin Williams, president and managing director of GM Canada. "Our employees in Oshawa have executed a flawless plan in bringing this iconic nameplate to life. The newly redesigned Impala will exceed customers' expectations because of the hard work of our employees at Oshawa Assembly."

The 2014 Impala will also be manufactured at General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, starting in May.

The 2014 Impala has several new features, including Adaptive Cruise Control and crash-avoidance technologies like Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert. Ten standard airbags are included – among the most in the segment.

Chevrolet's latest MyLink radio debuts in the 2014 Impala. The in-vehicle entertainment system includes a customizable eight-inch color display screen. The system also adopts natural voice recognition – a first for Chevrolet.

Three direct-injection engine choices will be available: a 3.6L V-6, a newly designed 2.5L four-cylinder and a 2.4L four-cylinder with fuel-saving eAssist technology estimated to deliver up to 35 mpg on highway driving. All engines are matched to a six-speed automatic transmission.

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is built at Oshawa's state-of-the-art Flexible Manufacturing line along with the Chevrolet Camaro, Buick Regal and Cadillac XTS.

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.


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      PACMK02
      • 1 Year Ago
      IMO, this is the best looking Impala in a long, long time. I even think it looks better than the SS.
      Mr. BaderĀ®
      • 1 Year Ago
      Bring it to Saudi Arabia
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        Camaroman101
        • 1 Year Ago
        the 2013 impala is going to continue production to supply rental companies with cars so this impala doesnt look bad and depreciate like crazy
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        Mason
        • 1 Year Ago
        The humor of your Goverment Motors joke is a gift that stopped giving about 3 years ago.
          Daniel D
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Mason
          I like that he uses Government motors in his comments. As soon as you read that, you know you can dismiss whatever else he wrote.
        bookemd
        • 1 Year Ago
        Nothing relevant whatsoever.
      DanDaMan
      • 1 Year Ago
      So are ALL those going to AVIS???
        tiger
        • 1 Year Ago
        @DanDaMan
        No danny boy, the old body style Imala Limited is going to AVIS. Along with your Camrys and Altifails.
      Teleny411
      • 1 Year Ago
      I believe this car will sell a bit at first, but then become a mainstay of the rental fleet. It does look better than the old model (driven by Moses), but it's generic and the front clip looks cheap. Mark my words, this one is a dud!
        Rob
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Teleny411
        And what is wrong with fleet sales? Camry\'s are very popular as taxi cabs now
      ravenosa
      • 1 Year Ago
      Here comes the new fleet. Cheap, plasticy and outdated like the last fleet.
      Teleny411
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm not down with the styling direction at Chevy. This looks generic Jspanese and the Malibu.... The SS is also a disappointment. It's weird how Caddy is doing so well & even Buick is turning around. But Chevy still looks like fleet sales only sans Cruze.
        2012 ZR1
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Teleny411
        Unless he is going to use it for racing, why would he be bummed?
      Nowuries
      • 1 Year Ago
      I got to see and sit in this car at the Honolulu Auto Show and I was extremely impressed. Absolutely loved the interior layout and quality, and the exterior looks a lot better in person than in pics. Chevy should be proud with this one!
        Lars
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Nowuries
        What Nowuries said. I met the new Impala at the DC car show and was similarly impressed. Were I in the market, it would be a hard choice between this car and Toyota's new Avalon. Production commencement is cause for celebration.
      TrueDat
      • 1 Year Ago
      i saw one on the last weekend completely uncloaked with manufacture plates. Chevy has really hit a home-run with this car, because it looks amazing out in the real world.
        FIDTRO
        • 1 Year Ago
        @TrueDat
        I agree. The design does not translate that well in pictures, but in person I thought it looked great. The one that I saw was a dark navy blue metallic color, very nice.
          ravenosa
          • 1 Year Ago
          @FIDTRO
          I have yet to see a GM car translate wee in person. The new Camaro being a perfect example. A neighbor just got a black one, pointed it out to me, and I didn't know what to say, so I said "what else is new?" He seemed bummed, so to cheer him up I asked him how much it weighed... I guess that didn't help.
      Gator
      • 1 Year Ago
      If these were RWD, they would sell 10x better. This model will only succeed in middle America.
        bookemd
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Gator
        No need for rear wheel drive with the SS in lineup. The car is designed for a singular purpose and middle America is a large part of that.
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