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Volkswagen Jetta vs. Chevrolet Impala

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Volkswagen Jetta

$630
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Chevrolet Impala

$534
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 24th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $630 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Jetta.
4
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Chevrolet Impala Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 6th out of 12 for fullsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $534 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. While repairs tend to be more severe than average, the number of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Impala.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$630
inexpensive
expensive
$534
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.38
not often
very often
0.29
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
8%
not urgent
urgent
13%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5
(6)
4
(39)
3
(43)
2
(29)
1
(8)
The Volkswagen Jetta ranks highest in suspension and ranks lowest in electrical.
“ After so many years with this brand Volkswagen it may be time to Sever the ties if these issues persist. Great car is up until 2016 forward ”
“ After so many years with this brand Volkswagen it may be time to Sever the ties if these issues...”
5
(5)
4
(34)
3
(27)
2
(5)
1
(0)
The Chevrolet Impala ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in electrical.
“I had nothing but constant problems with my vehicle. I purchased in it 2011. Got rid of it in 2015 4 years later. 1000 invested but continued problems. oil pressure sensor failed, car stuck in park...”
“I had nothing but constant problems with my vehicle. I purchased in it 2011. Got rid of it in 201...”
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