What's the difference between the LT and LTZ Chevrolet Impala?

I am looking at buying a new Chevrolet Impala. I was wondering what the difference was between the LT and the LTZ models. I also noticed that these designations are on most Chevys.

Jeremy P., Hamilton, Va.

Chevrolet uses the LT and LTZ designations on quite a few of its models. Generally speaking, LTZ is a more expensive and higher-optioned trim package that includes more standard features as well as appearance add-ons.

Specifically on the Impala, the LTZ has all of the features of the LT, including the optional 3.9-liter V-6, and then adds a performance-tuned suspension, a convenience package with auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated front power seats and 18-inch wheels.

A 2009 Impala LT starts at $24,645 with the standard 3.5-liter V-6, while an LTZ is $29,630. 

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Answered by Joe Bruzek on October 17, 2008 in What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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