The Chevy Sonic Stands Out From the Crowd

2014 Chevy Sonic at Les Stanford ChevroletAn exciting automobile in the subcompact car group is the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic.  

With its high crash test scores and options for advanced safety features such as lane-departure and forward collision alerts, the Sonic is one of a kind in its class.  Ten airbags are standard for the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic.  Also standard in the safety arsenal are antilock brakes, OnStar, automatic headlights, and stability control.

The Sonic has a spacious cabin with plenty of leg room.  Its interior is described as functional without the clutter found in other vehicles in its class.  Two models are available – the five door hatchback and the four door sedan.  They are similar in cabin space, but the sedan has more cargo room.  

Transmissions range from the five-speed manual to the fuel efficient turbo charged six-speed manual to the six-speed automatic.  A powerful turbocharged option boasts up to forty miles to the gallon on the highway. A 138 horsepower 1.8 liter inline four cylinder engine makes for brisk acceleration. The nimble 2014 Sonic can go from zero to sixty miles per hour in 8.4 seconds.  Drivers can expect nice handling with responsive steering and a quiet cabin.  Finally, the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic is built on a front wheel drivetrain.

The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic ranks high with automobile experts in its class.  Get a feel for why with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

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Cruise in Comfort and Luxury in the Cadillac SRX

2014 SRX Crossover at Les Stanford CadillacThe Cadillac SRX continues to bring the latest in luxury to world of SUVs. This car features great entertainment features and has all of the best safety features.

The SRX features a Bose 8-speaker system so you can rock out while you drive the kids to soccer practice or go on vacation. Bose is one of the best in the sound business and so it makes sense that Cadillac would partner with them. This crossover SUV is also satellite radio capable so you can listen to any number of satellite stations. The system is even Bluetooth capable so that you can stream your music from any of the devices you have with you. The sound system is in the SRX is easily one of the best in the business.

The SRX also has amazing safety features. The SUV features new StabiliTrak technology, to give the SUV stability. This Electronic Stability Control System is state of the art wand will give you the smoothest ride possible. The SUV also features daytime running lights so you are never caught off guard by an animal or a pedestrian. The airbags are some of the best available as are the safety belts. The SUV also comes with OnStar which will give you access to navigation and access to crash response.

The Cadillac SRX is one of the best SUVs in the business for the busy person with a family.  Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac!

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The 2014 Chevrolet Impala Has Plenty of Style and Performance

2014 Chevy Impala at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the latest iteration of a model line that dates all the way back to 1958.  The 2014 version is a distinct step up in performance and style.  The boxier shape of past Impalas have given way to a more rounded and streamlined exterior look.  As an added bonus, the potential owner can choose between 18, 19 or 20 inch wheels to complement the look of the car’s exterior profile.  The rounded front end of the car is very distinctive and exudes the impression of power and speed.

The interior is a refined combination of wood and leather.  The control knobs for the audio and climate control systems are easily accessible by the driver.  The speedometer and tachometer are both uncluttered analog style gauges that are positioned quite well to accommodate the driver’s line of sight.  The substantial feeling shifter is console mounted and leather wrapped.  The steering wheel is also leather wrapped and has alternate control features at the driver’s fingertips.

The front wheel drive Impala LT comes with a 3.6L V-6 engine that delivers a very responsive 305 horsepower for the driver.

The 2014 Impala has a wide appeal range.  It’s a great choice for those who do a lot of interstate driving as well as someone who needs a family car with more than a little stylistic flare. The handling aspect is also superb, especially for a larger sedan style car that’s made with comfort in mind.

Ready for an Impala of your own? Head to Les Stanford Chevrolet to test drive one today!

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A Stylish Vehicle With Practicality – The 2014 Cadilac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR hybrid at Les Stanford CadillacOne of the most awaited vehicles over the past five years is the 2014 Cadillac ELR. It’s both a technological and aesthetic marvel whose excitement has only increased over time. It comes with a lot of features for the money.

For instance, the ELR features a free and convenient 240-volt charging system; fully charging the car in only five hours. The powertrain consists of a primary electric engine and a secondary gasoline-powered 1.4 liter generator. On electric mode the 16.5 kWh lithium ion battery sends 157 horsepower to the front wheels; on the gas engine it adds 60 more, for a total of 217. It soaks up road bumps smoothly through its variable dampers and HiPer struts.

With a 38 MPG rating on gasoline mode and 35 MPG rating on electric mode, the ELR is also frugal. It has four driving modes – the default tour for normal driving, sport, hold, and mountain, with a combination of Alcantara, olive wood and carbon fiber inside. The 7-inch touchscreen shows navigation, radio, A/C and rear view camera systems; the electroluminescent gauges throughout are really cool!

It’s surprisingly roomy and comfortable for four; with ample leg and shoulder room. Its hand-stitched leather seats feature adjustable lumbar and thigh support. The 8-speed variable ratio automatic transmission and driving steering wheel paddles engage an economical and spirited driving experience.

To call the 2014 Cadillac ELR simply gorgeous while useful would be an understatement of great proportions.  Get behind the wheel of your ELR at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

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Striking Silverado

2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford ChevroletThe iconic Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been a top-seller for decades, and it will continue that legacy for many more.  Each year, Chevrolet caters to the wants and needs of its consumers, making the Silverado 1500 everything a buyer could ask for in a truck.  In 2014, the Silverado 1500 has been refined and revamped, and it’s taking center stage in the truck market.

The Silverado’s EcoTec3 engine with Active Fuel Management will stretch a tank of fuel further than ever before.  Averaging 22 mpg on the highway, it allows for more drivers to consider it for their everyday vehicle, rather than just a work truck that will make you cringe at the tank.   Chevrolet didn’t sacrifice power with efficiency, either.  The 2014 Silverado 1500 will impress with its 355 horsepower that will easily tow any trailer, boat, or camper through even the roughest terrain.  These impressive trucks are equipped with an on-board towing system that recognizes when a load is being attached to the truck.

Consumers asked for more and Chevrolet delivered.  Not only can the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado go anywhere and do anything, you’ll look good and be comfortable.  The redesigned grill is more boxy and broad, making the truck look macho and muscular.  Luxury was not forgotten when designing this vehicle.  The Silverado 1500 has more room than one could desire, while still driving smoothly and amazingly quiet.  The rear-seat in the crew cab can easily seat three full-sized adults comfortably.  Large buttons and knobs make it easier than ever to control all aspects of the Silverado 1500.  

This truck is great all-around and perfect for anyone. Check it out with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

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The Safe & Luxurious Cadillac XTS

2014 XTS at Les Stanford CadillacThe Cadillac XTS is an amazing luxury vehicle that features great safety, technology, and comfort features that make this one of the best vehicles available.

The XTS has an extensive list of safety features on the market. One of the coolest new safety features is a system that will brake the care automatically from a speed of twenty miles per hour to a stop in order to avoid hitting a pedestrian. If you live in a suburban neighborhood this feature could save the life of one of your neighbor’s children. The XTS has also received some of the highest occupant safety scores possible from U.S. agencies.

The technology available in this system is amazing. One of the coolest new options is the backseat DVD player. The screens fold out of the backs of the front seats. This new piece of technology is sure to amaze any passengers you might have.

Cadillac has put extensive effort in to make the vehicle more comfortable. The company spent a good deal of time into making sure the suspension is as well-tuned as possible. This tuning has ensured that your rides will be as smooth as possible. If you have children or loved ones who hate it when you hit a bump they will definitely notice a difference. The suspension in this car will make sure that you will have a smooth and comfortable ride.

The Cadillac XTS is one of the safest cares on the market and is comfortable and exciting to ride in.  Take yours for a spin today with a test drive at Les Stanford Cadillac!

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The Marvelous Malibu Motors On

2014 Chevy Malibu at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevy Malibu remains faithful to a long, successful line of craftsmanship and innovation. This attractive, aero-optimized marvel provides 36 mpg on the highway, effectively eliminating any concerns regarding economy or reliability. Aerodynamic refinements actually control airflow around the vehicle, ensuring both passenger comfort and fuel efficiency simultaneously. A beautiful exterior that is available in a range of colors completes the ensemble.

This latest version of the Malibu comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission that the driver can shift manually when facing challenging conditions or situations. Included is a base warranty of 3years/36,000 miles, and the cabin is equipped to seat five. Also featured are dual front and dual rear side-mounted airbags, front and rear head airbags, and child-seat anchors.

Titillating discoveries with an appeal to elegance and sophistication await inside the Malibu’s cockpit. Bolstered sport-sculpted seats ensure comfort during extended journeys. The alluring interior is adorned with a low-gloss, refined splendor that mesmerizes the senses, and a 7-inch digital touchscreen display furnishes both an appreciation for quality and an expanded sense of navigational certainty.

As the 2014 Malibu motors on, so too do the amenities and comforts that it provides. Drivers will value the four-wheel abs braking system and all occupants will prize the increased storage capacity. In fact, this vehicle affords such a wealth of storage and reliability that the only things left for enthusiasts to do is simply relax, and enjoy the ride.

Ready for a Malibu of your own?  Head to Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse: Great Spacious SUV

2014 Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford ChevroletIf you’re looking for an SUV, look no further than the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse. In fact, many journalists are positive about the car because it has spacious interior and a better ride, and it is easy to maneuver. For these reasons, it’s the perfect automobile for anyone.

One of the benefits of the Traverse is the adequate power you’ll get from the V6 engine. This car has a six-speed automatic transmission, and the Traverse uses this transmission for comfortable shifting, which is one of the selling points of this SUV.

Another benefit with this automobile is the comfort you feel when you drive it. In fact, drivers say this car has flexible handling, and you’re able to maneuver the Traverse even in the tightest of spaces.

If you’re looking for a spacious interior, this is the SUV for you. In fact, a lot of reviewers state the Traverse is a lot more spacious than most SUV’s. And, there are enough seats for eight people. The front seats are of course the most comfortable, but even the back seats have a lot of space. This is something your children or guests will thank you for. Plus, the third row is perfect for children, and still has a fair amount of space.

All in all, this is a great SUV. Pick yours up today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

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The Elegant, Cutting Edge 2014 Escalade

 2014 escalade at les stanford cadillacTo keep the 2014 Escalade in the forefront, the creator, and engineers outdone themselves with this model. Some of the features of  the 2014 Escalade are it’s walnut design interior. The interior gives you a sense of the high life, with the style of elegance. Some of the interiors available are; Natural Elm, Santos Palisander, and Walnut. All of them show the class of the 2014 Escalade. This model is not limited to looks either, the on board technology is state-of-the-art. The 2014 Escalade comes fully equipped with a standard navigation system, A Cadillac CUE information and media system, and a re-configurable four way digital display to name just a few of the cutting edge technology available.

If the superior design and technology are not enough reasons for you, there are some powerful benefits to the 2014 Escalade. The towing capacity is 8,300 pounds. With a direct injection 6.2 Liter V-8 Engine that is designed for power, and is not bigger, more sleeker in design. Other benefits include standard fold up third row seats, along with second row heated seats.  The third row fold up seats are easy and fold in mere seconds to give you more back of the car room for your needs.

From the sleeker direct injected, power engine to the cutting edge on-board technology, and the elegant fashion designed interior the 2014 Escalade is in the top class all by itself. Check it out at Les Stanford Cadillac!

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The Chevy Volts Juices Up A Driver’s Day

2014 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletDrivers concerned with leaving a limited carbon foot print will have the best of both worlds with the Chevrolet Volt. The Volt is a hybrid vehicle which runs on an electric charge as well as gasoline. Studies have stated that the average Volt driver averages about 300 miles in distance traveled between charges or fill ups. This creates savings that the Volt driver sees in his or her pocket.

The Volt uses a state-of-the-art lithium ion battery which permits drivers to drive completely gas free. The EPA estimate is about 38 miles before the gas powered generate engages and provides the residual electricity for an additional 380 miles. This is based on a full electric charge and a full tank of gas.

The technologic innovations in the Volt have garnered it a number of awards such as the J.D. Power award for the Highest Ranked Vehicle Appeal Among Compact Cars.  The Volt won this award three years in a row. The Volt also occupies a first place spot on the “Sierra Club’s” plug in hybrids list. The  Leader in Strategic Vision’s 2013 Total Quality Award for Best Mid-Size Car award followed in the subsequent year.

The Volt is also covered with a superior car care package which covers tire rotation for all four wheels, oil and filter changes and a 27-point vehicle inspection.

Ready to get behind the wheel of a Volt?  Head to Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

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