When the Chevrolet Impala was redesigned for 2014 it got our attention in a big way, winning both Cars.com's $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge as well as our Best of 2014 award — so we bought one. Since December 2013, the Cars.com staff accumulated 15,800 miles on the sedan. The Impala proved near bulletproof in terms of reliability with no trips to the dealership for warranty repairs and just two no-charge oil changes as part of Chevrolet's two-year free maintenance plan.
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Well, we also bent two rims to the tune of a $1,300 repair bill after getting up close and personal with Chicago's deepest potholes. And then there were the recalls, of which our car had three: taillight condensation, a poor power steering ground wire connection and a faulty parking brake, all of which were taken care of when the car was in for oil changes or wheel repair.
All in all, it was an eventful year for the large sedan; would we buy it again? Cars.com's editors — the Impala's daily drivers — weighed in: