2011 Chevrolet Impala  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#73 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#142 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Chevrolet Impala
The Impala, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 1994, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Chevrolet Impala has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Chevrolet Impala has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0643% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.3459%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0643% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.3459% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Chevrolet Impala is 34% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Chevrolet Impala is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9343Mitsubishi GalantHyundai AzeraChevrolet ImpalaDodge AvengerChrysler 200Ford FusionChrysler 300Dodge ChargerBuick RegalFord TaurusBuick LaCrosseMazda 6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Chevrolet Impala with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 93. The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is safer than the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant and the 2011 Hyundai Azera and less safe than the 2011 Dodge Avenger, the 2011 Chrysler 200, the 2011 Ford Fusion, the 2011 Mazda 6, the 2011 Buick LaCrosse, the 2011 Ford Taurus, the 2011 Buick Regal, the 2011 Dodge Charger, and the 2011 Chrysler 300.

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