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2008 Chevrolet Impala - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala

949 problems have been reported for the 2008 Chevrolet Impala. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2008 Chevrolet Impala. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 188 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (122 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala in the United States are 332,840 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Impala owners in the last 8 years is 949, The age of the vehicle is 8, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 949 / 332,840 / 8 * 1000 = 0.36.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Chevrolet Impala model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2008
4
  2009
57
  2010
80
  2011
85
  2012
85
  2013
189
  2014
233
  2015
127
  2016
46

small car iamge Compare the 2008 Chevrolet Impala with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Chevrolet Impala, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2008 Chevrolet Impala compare with other Chevrolet Impala model years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Impala is 949 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of Chevrolet Impala is 456.

Table 3. Compare the 2008 Chevrolet Impala with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Impala
1
  2016 Impala
6
  2015 Impala
57
  2014 Impala
163
  2013 Impala
214
  2012 Impala
204
  2011 Impala
526
  2010 Impala
478
  2009 Impala
984
  2008 Impala
949
  2007 Impala
681
  2006 Impala
634
  2005 Impala
676
  2004 Impala
1,157
  2003 Impala
732
  2002 Impala
857
  2001 Impala
758
  2000 Impala
862
  1999 Impala
4
  1998 Impala
4
  1997 Impala
1
  1996 Impala
89


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