Your Turn: A Classfied Ad from…My Roommate

All photos by Melodie Neff

UPDATE: The subject of this piece reports that the vehicle pictured above was sold shortly after publication. You may read onward…thank you!

Normally, V&R does not accept advertising on its editorial pages. It keeps a neutral ground when presented a chance to market something. However, this is a special situation.

My roommate, Melodie Neff, is selling her old car – a 2003 Chevrolet Impala LS. She recently purchased a 2011 BMW 328i 4-door with xDrive (an E90, that is) as a fine compliment to her career as a employment recruiter and master networker. The Impala served her well for these past nine years (she's the original owner – a North Dakota car that has been garaged 100% of the time) and it was time to move forward – and upward.

As a service to Melodie, I am putting out the word on her Impala. Without further ado…here's Melodie!

As many of you have seen on Facebook I have taken the new car plunge and have joined the BMW family. I'm selling my 2003 Chevy Impala and I ask that you please spread the word to anyone in your network who may be looking. Below are the details and attached are the photos. Any interested party can contact me directly [see below for contact information]. Thanks in advance for your help.

2003 Chevrolet Impala LS with Sport Appearance Package/ $8000 or Best Offer, no reasonable offer refused!!!!

Black with grey leather interior, 2003 Chevrolet Impala LS with 94,500 miles. This is a one owner car with all maintenance records and upkeep documentation coming with it! This is not your average Impala, this black beauty has the Sport Appearance Package see the instrument cluster pix and embroidered Impala logos in the doors as well as the Impala floor mats. This car is fully loaded except for OnStar. This has a 3.8[litre] V-6 engine with 200 horsepower and gets 33-38 on the highway and 19-24 in town!

Traction Control
Driver/Passanger Air Bag
Air Conditioning
Upgraded AM/FM Radio with CD and Cassette and Amps [it has RDS, BTW]
Trunk Cargo Net
Front Bucket Seats with Console
Cruise Control
Driver/Passenger Power Seats
Power Door Locks
Front Fog/Driving/Running Lights
Dual Climate Control
Power Windows
Power Steering
Rear Spoiler
Dual Power Mirrors
Rear Defrost

I have driven Melodie's car on occasion and can attest to the car's condition and drivability. She has done a fantastic job maintaining it to the best shape possible.

If you are interested in purchasing her vehicle, please e-mail Melodie at (it is not V&R's editorial policy to put out phone numbers – sorry, Mel). Serious inquiries only, everyone! If you live outside of the Twin Cities, please make sure that you are able to take delivery of the vehicle in this area.

Enjoy more photos of the 2003 Chevrolet Impala LS. And, thank you, Melodie – good luck on the sale of your Impala! Enjoy your new Bimmer!

If you have a story to tell about your vehicle or any automotive experience you want to share on V&R, contact me and we'll discuss your story to be put onto here!

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