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Volkswagen Jetta vs. Chevrolet Impala

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Volkswagen Jetta

2015 Volkswagen Jetta
$630
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Chevrolet Impala

2016 Chevrolet Impala
$534
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

Above Average

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.

Above Average

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.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$630
inexpensive
very expensive
$534
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.4
not often
way too often
0.3
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
8%
minor issues
major issues
13%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(129 Reviews)
(71 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(6)
4 star
(39)
3 star
(43)
2 star
(29)
1 star
(8)

The Volkswagen Jetta ranks highest in suspension and ranks lowest in electrical.

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“ 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 ”

Rating Details
5 star
(5)
4 star
(34)
3 star
(27)
2 star
(5)
1 star
(0)

The Chevrolet Impala ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in electrical.

Read more detailed reviews here.

“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...”


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