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View Poll Results: GTO Vs. Impala
2004+GTO 7 63.64%
2006+ Impala (Any model type) 4 36.36%
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Old 03-11-2011, 07:19 PM   #1
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Alright everyone. As of lately, I've been looking for something to not so much "replace" Vonny, but more "step in" her place. She'* getting up there in the years and she'* showing it a bit. I've only had her for a year and I love her to pieces. I've been looking at SVT Lightnings, Impala'* and GTO'*. I know, very very different vehicles. I've always loved Impala'*, Lightnings and GTO'*. I'm leaning more towards the cars now after looking at a bunch of different goats. So now it'* really just between the goat and the Impala. I know it all boils down to preference but I can't make up my mind. The Impala is a sedan while the GTO is a coupe. This really isn't a problem since I never really have anybody in my back seat. But still. I think the GTO is just gorgeous and I could get one with about 40,000 on the clock for about $13,000-$14,000. That'* pretty much the same price point for an 08 Impala LS. Are there any pros or cons to the GTO. Are they prone to anything negative. Any issues with them? I really am interested in one and I have my eye on a real beauty. Please help. Anything would be great. Thanks guys.
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i have an 08 Impala LT that i got to replace the Binnie with. and i love it almost as much power as the bonnie but better fuel economy. mine also has almost every option and i got it fo a steal so maybe i'm biased but it all comes down to what you really need. 2 or 4 doors? good gas mileage? sporty?
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i have an 08 Impala LT that i got to replace the Binnie with. and i love it almost as much power as the bonnie but better fuel economy. mine also has almost every option and i got it fo a steal so maybe i'm biased but it all comes down to what you really need. 2 or 4 doors? good gas mileage? sporty?
I can't find one like that around here. I really only need something for me. I'm single and all of my friends have their own cars. Gas mileage isn't really such a main thing for me considering I have my Bonne and my V8 Trailblazer. haha. I'm really looking for power *NOT for racing* and a nice looking car. Then again, I like the Impala because it'* a nice looking car and has enough power. Then again, the GTO would get me where I need to go a little faster. lol. Like I said, I'm not looking to race at all, not even at the track. I just like to have the option of having power under the hood. Maybe it'* just me? lol
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Gto with the 6.0
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you just dont get that feeling with a front wheel drive like you get with rwd v8 coupe. is it a 6spd.
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if you want a coupe version of an impala, check out the 06-07 Monte Carlo.

generally, they were more optioned per trim level than the impalas anyway.

the 3900 and 5.3 versions are fun as hell too! the 3500 is a little less so.
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I like the sleek look of the Impala. Not the biggest fan of the GTO body style. It'* OK, but I just like the Impala better.
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Which engine is in the GTO?
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I like the sleek look of the Impala. Not the biggest fan of the GTO body style. It'* OK, but I just like the Impala better.
is that cause you like mine?


and engine choices in the GTO would be 5.7 or the 6.0
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It helps a bit, but I lik ethe look of a sedan.
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