2012 Chevrolet Impala LS, 2013 MY

The Chevrolet Impala LS is a front wheel drive vehicle, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Powering the Chevrolet Impala LS is a double overhead camshaft, 3.6 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) at 6800 rpm and 355 N·m (262 lb·ft/36.2 kgm) at 5300 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 1613 kg.

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2012 Chevrolet Impala LS, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5090 mm
How heavy?
1613 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3564 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
355 Nm / 262 ft.lb / 36.2 kgm @ 5300 rpm

Chevrolet Impala models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3512 cm3 214 PS 211 bhp 157 kW 1521 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3880 cm3 236 PS 233 bhp 174 kW
Chevrolet Impala LTZ -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3880 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW
Chevrolet Impala SS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 5322 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW 1684 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3354 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1537 kg
Chevrolet Impala LS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1572 kg

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2012 Chevrolet Impala LS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2807 mm 110.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Length 5090 mm 200.4 inches
Width 1851 mm 72.9 inches
Height 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1613 kg 3556 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LFX
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3564 cc
(217.489 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 85.6 mm
3.7 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output 84.2 bhp/litre
1.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 355 Nm (262 ft·lb) (36.2 kgm)
at 5300 rpm
Specific torque 99.61 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1251.7 kPa (181.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 7200 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 594 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 188.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
138.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
185.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.21 kg/kW
12.04 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.3Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 303 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 3.16
general
Carfolio.com ID265232
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Chevrolet Impala LS added 2012-02-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.