2011 Chevrolet Impala - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2011 Chevrolet Impala

642 problems have been reported for the 2011 Chevrolet Impala. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2011 Chevrolet Impala. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electronic stability control with 111 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (100 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2011 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. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2011 Chevrolet Impala in the United States are 177,624 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Impala owners in the last 7 years is 642, and the age of the vehicle is 7, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 642 / 177,624 / 7 * 1000 = 0.52.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Chevrolet Impala model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2011 Chevrolet Impala in 2011.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
47
  2017
53
  2016
85
  2015
72
  2014
151
  2013
95
  2012
62
  2011
11

small car iamge Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Impala with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet Impala, the following table can be used to compare the 2011 Chevrolet Impala with the Chevrolet Impala from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2011 Impala is 642 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Chevrolet Impala is 490.

Table 3. Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Impala with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Impala
2
  2017 Impala
29
  2016 Impala
38
  2015 Impala
108
  2014 Impala
335
  2013 Impala
336
  2012 Impala
286
  2011 Impala
642
  2010 Impala
580
  2009 Impala
1,129
  2008 Impala
1,023
  2007 Impala
747
  2006 Impala
684
  2005 Impala
703
  2004 Impala
1,205
  2003 Impala
778
  2002 Impala
881
  2001 Impala
792
  2000 Impala
884
  1999 Impala
4
  1998 Impala
4
  1997 Impala
1
  1996 Impala
89


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