Will the Impala outsell the Camry? Based on the rapid sales of the current one (although with incentives) and the general good reception to the 2006 model, I think it is definatly possible withen the next few years. What do you think?
Just in case you don't remember,
The Impala comes in four trims; LS, LT, LTZ, and SS. The base engine is a 3.5 L V6 with 211 hp, a 3.9 L V6 with 240 hp, and 245 lb/ft, and a 5.3 L V8 with 303 hp and 323 lb/ft. The only transmission option is a 4-speed auto. The 2005 prices are $22,350 - $28,555.
The Camry also comes in four trims; standard, LE, SE, and XLE. The engines are a 2.4 L I4 with 160 hp and 163 lb/ft, a 3.0 L V6 with 210 hp and 220 lb/ft, and a 3.3 L V6 with 225 hp and 245 ft/lb. It comes with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed auto. The prices are $19,835 - $26,095.
Things to consider; Solara sales are included in Camry sales. Monte Carlo sales are not included in Impala sales. Although the Camry shares some market with the Avalon, the Malibu, G6, and Grand Prix all share similar markets with the Impala. The Camry has a reputation for being the best built, and while the Impala has proven to be relible, many people feel the Camry is better. (This isn't true, but many people believe it.) The Impala is a bigger car, which can be good or bad. And the Impala has a true high performance model, while the Camry does not.