That means that the Impala Limited will be produced for about two years longer than originally expected, which has been in service since the 2006 model year. When the redesigned 2014 Impala was first unveiled, the American automaker stated that the outgoing model would live on as the Impala Limited and would be available for fleet sales only to rental operators and corporate and government buyers.
According to GM, the “Impala Limited has done extremely well,” resulting in a longer life cycle for the older Impala than even the American automaker originally wanted. By continuing to produce the older model, the American automaker can continue to offer a cheaper, high-volume fleet car that won’t harm the Impala’s residual value.
Sales up to September for the Impala are down 14 percent to 121,033 compared to last year.
[Source: Automotive News]
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