Check Out the Innovative 2017 Chevy Equinox

2017 Chevy Equinox at Les Stanford ChevroletIf the 2017 Equinox had been around in the seventies, people would have thought it was something out of a Sci-Fi film. With innovative features like 4G LTE WiFi from OnStar and sliding multi-flex rear seating that comes standard, its no wonder the Equinox has won the J.D. power’s highest ranked compact SUV in initial quality in a tie two years in a row.

This is an SUV that is fuel efficient. So, whether you’re in college or just need something to get you and your kids from a to b without guzzling gas, the 2017 Chevy Equinox is bound to fit into your lifestyle.

Some of its safety features include side mount air bags, rear air bags, anti-lock breaks and traction control. Making it great for a Sunday drive with the kids, or getting you home safe in the rain and sleet.

The back up camera takes the guess work out of backing out of those narrow driveways and onto busy streets. Never again will you back over a kid’s favorite toy or into another car that’s parked a little too close.

With its beautifully designed interior, there’s no doubt that it will impress even the most skeptical nay-sayers. So, if you need cargo room, don’t want to give up style class and safety, and want to drive something a little more economical, the 2017 Chevy Equinox is definitely for you. Check it out at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

Get to Know the Workhorse That is the Silverado 2500HD

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is in a league above all other full-sized pick-up trucks. With 910 ft lbs of torque, 3534 lbs maximum payload and an incredible towing capacity of 18,100 lbs it is a beast of a machine. If you have a tough job that requires a hefty amount of towing the Silverado is the truck for you.

It is not only a workhorse truck but also very luxurious. It comes equipped with WiFi connectivity and standard cloth seats. You can get the job done in comfort.

You can count on this truck to perform any task you see fit, it can be fitted with the Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck prep Package, designed to help provide total control over a load.The truck comes with Chevy’s patented VortecTM 6.0L V8 which builds power at low rpm for a flatter torque curve, which means maximum towing capacity without the struggle. The engine is fitted with advanced noise canceling devices which also help provide a smooth and quiet experience for the consumer.

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is offered in multiple packages that range from ones that let you have the ultimate premium experience to the ones that offer the maximum payload and towing capacity. So, that means whatever job that needs to be done The Chevy Silverado is a step above the competition, and keeps pushing the boundaries of what a truck should be. Head to Les Stanford Chevrolet for yours today!

The 2017 Chevy Colorado – Not Your Average Ride

2017 Chevy Colorado at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevy Colorado is a force to be reckoned with. With best-in-class towing capacity, best-in-class V6 horsepower and best-in-class fuel economy, this truck kicks butt. It has a rear seats option for extra room and three cab configurations. It comes with available OnStar with built-in WiFi hotspot. It coms with available Bluetooth capability. It also comes with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 2017 Colorado is equipped to handle even the toughest jobs while looking good doing it. This truck has a sleek design that communicates that its owner means business. The 2017 Colorado makes a good first impression and is no wimpy truck. This powerhouse is roomy, economical, and ready for any task-big or small. It can tow up to 7,700 lbs with ease. It can also get 22 mpg in the city and up to 30 mpg on the highway.

This truck has electronic traction control to keep its passengers safe in all weather conditions. It can even limit certain features and prevents specific systems form being turned off. It can even generate a report if there is a teen driver driving the vehicle. With StabiliTrak, it can even correct the direction the vehicle is going if needed. This truck has been specifically designed to be smart and defensive if needed to keep its cargo safe.

Ready for a Colorado all your own? Head to Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The 2017 Chevy Trax Will Not Disappoint

2017 Chevy Trax at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevy Trax is a compact SUV with the power to travel anywhere. It has an athletic appearance and a dual-port grille. It is sporty and stylish. It is also practical and designed with great taste. It has a high-gloss finish and available sculpted LED tail lamps. It also has available 18-inch 5-spoke chiseled wheels.

The Trax offers eight seating capabilities and has the room to accommodate objects as long as eight feet with the passenger seat folded down. It is a versatile and practical SUV for everyday.

This is an SUV that has all the advanced technologies such as support for Apple CarPlay and is compatible with the iPhone. It even has a 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen display.

The 2017 Trax is the perfect combination of practicality and sophistication. It is equipped with a 1.4L turbocharged ECOTEC engine and it gets 33 MPG. It even comes with the option of all-wheel-drive.

This is a safe SUV with ten air bags and a high-strength steel cage. It has available OnStar services. It has available Side Blind Zone Alert. It has available Rear Cross Traffic Alert. It even has available Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. It’s an SUV that’ll keep its passengers safe and looking stylish at the same time. It doesn’t mess around and gets great gas mileage too. Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

Kudos for the Chevy SS Sports Sedan

2017 Chevy SS at Les Stanford ChevroletIf you are looking for a great sports sedan, then the Chevy SS may just be the car for you. This car packs the power with a V8-415 horsepower engine under the hood. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission with TAPshift®, your choice. You can reach 60 mph in 4.7 with the TAPshift®.

Another feature included is high-performance Brembo® brakes with 4-piston 14-inch front rotors and 4-piston 14.2-inch rear rotors. These brakes reduce fade while improving stopping distance. Duel exhaust is also a part of the package. Rear wheel drive is standard on the Chevy SS. The MPG rates at 14 city and 22 highway.

The ride is excellent and you won’t be disappointed in your driving experience with this sports sedan. It comes with 10-way heated leather seats and integrated center console. The Chevy SS comes with many bells and whistles including WiFi, Chevrolet My-Link, Automatic Parking Assist technology, and a color Head-Up Display projected onto the windshield.

MyChevrolet Mobile app is available That allows you to control the locks and start/stop your engine with a tap of your finger.

The Chevy SS is a great combination of a four door luxury sedan and a street worthy sports car. Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

Get a Charge out of the 2017 Chevy Volt

2017 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Volt is one of the vehicles that started the revolution in the world of extended range vehicles, and the 2017 is more impressive than ever.

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt is a perfect choice for drivers who want the benefits of an full-electric vehicle, but want to keep the peace of mind that comes with a gas engine for when your charge runs out. Chevrolet notes that owners drive in all-electric mode over 80 percent of the time and have driven a total of more than 650 million EV miles. That’s contributed to a savings of nearly 35 million gallons of gas. The Volt provides over 50 miles of pure electric driving—more than enough for the average American—but if you need more, the gas engine kicks in and allows for up to 420 miles on a full tank. Chevrolet expects most owners to drive around 1,000 miles between fill ups with regular charging.

Among the new additions for the 2017 model year are a Citron Green Metallic exterior paint color that provides additional visual flair. Additionally, Forward Automatic Braking and Adaptive Cruise Control join the list of standard equipment, as well as the popular Teen Driver feature that promotes safer driving among younger drivers.

The Volt is offered in two trim levels— LT and Premier— and even the entry-level LT model is standard with a slew of standard equipment including LED headlights, daytime running lights and taillights, power exterior mirrors and 17-inch wheels. Inside, you’ll find a six-speaker audio system with SiriusXM® radio, USB/auxiliary connectivity, automatic climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel, eight-inch color LCD screen, remote start and keyless entry. The Premier model adds heated exterior mirrors, a Bose® audio system, auto dimming rearview mirror, leather seating surfaces, and heated front seats. Heated rear seats are also available.

On the safety front, the Volt comes standard with 10 airbags, a rear-vision camera and StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control. You can also add available features including Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. These technologies helped the Volt earn a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ rating with a Superior rating in Front Crash Prevention from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That’s in addition to a 5-Star Overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Peace of mind is provided through the OnStar telematics system with three months of the Guidance Plan, on top of warranty coverage that includes eight-years/100,000-miles of Battery Protection with Courtesy Transportation, five-years/60,000-miles of Powertrain/Drivetrain protection and even two years/24,000-miles (two visits) of scheduled maintenance.

Automobile Magazine notes “The new Volt is a gargantuan leap forward. Not only is it more capable, efficient, refined, versatile, and user-friendly than the original — it’s also cheaper.”

Stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet today to find out more about this impressive vehicle and make gas station visits few and far between.

Cruise Along in the 2017 Chevy Cruze

2017 Chevy Cruze at Les Stanford ChevroletThe five-passenger 2017 Chevrolet Cruze is the best-selling Chevrolet vehicle in the world thanks to its refined style, advanced technology and affordability.

While the Cruze has traditionally only been sold as a compact sedan in America, Chevy is introducing the new Cruze Hatchback for 2017. With five doors and increased cargo space of 47.2 cubic feet, the Cruze Hatchback is ideal for those with active lifestyles who  require extra room. Also new for 2017 is a Teen Driver mode, featuring parental controls to review and encourage safe habits in newer drivers.

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan s powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 153 hp and 177 lb/ft of torque. Sending power to the front wheels through either a six-speed manual or an available Hydra-Matic six-speed automatic transmission, the Cruze zips from 0 to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds and delivers impressive maximum fuel economy of 40 mpg when equipped with the six-speed automatic.

While compact cars can be blandly designed, both the Cruze Sedan and Hatchback models offer attractive design both inside and out thanks to a focus on sporty styling and premium-grade materials. This combination gives the Cruze a rare mixture of refinement and sophistication that’s made it a global best-seller. Depending on the trim level you choose, the Cruze is equipped with 16-, 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels; LED daytime running lights; tasteful chrome trim accents; and a prominent chrome grille.

On the inside, a unique arcing dashboard design gives an artistic feel, while leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, a power sunroof and interior ambient lighting add a touch of luxury. Every Cruze model is equipped with the intuitive Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, with a seven-inch touchscreen standard and an eight-inch touchscreen as an available option. Both systems feature Bluetooth® streaming audio and hands-free phone operation, as well as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ for a rich smartphone-integrated experience. And unlike many compact car competitors, the Cruze is equipped with OnStar® 4G LTE connectivity for on-the-go WiFi hotspot access.

Despite its status as a five-passenger compact car, the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze offers ample cargo space, with the sedan boasting 14.8 cubic feet in its trunk and hatchback models increasing that number to 24.7 cubic feet with the rear seats in use. Rear seat legroom in both models is also ample at 36.1 inches.

A Rear Vision Camera comes standard on every Cruze model, and buyers can opt for numerous driver assist innovations like Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Park Assist, IntelliBeam Automatic High-Beam Control and Lane Departure Warning.

Whether you opt for the sedan or hatchback model, the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze offers world-class refinement, head-turning style, innovative technology, outstanding fuel economy and advanced driver assist features typically associated with pricier mid-size sedans. The Cruze is a value-packed compact vehicle that’s perfectly suited for a wide range of budgets and lifestyles. And thanks to its nimble, sharp handing, the Cruze is a pleasure to drive, so stop in Les Stanford Chevrolet and take one for your own personal cruise.

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban – Travel Done Right

2017 Chevy Suburban 2017 Chevy Tahoe at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe team up to make what many consider to be the best tandem of family friendly SUVs in the automotive industry, with seating for up to nine with all the safety, reliability and technology you’ve come to expect from the brand.

Both the 2017 Tahoe and Suburban are available with seating for up to nine passengers, with the ability to keep everyone connected with the help of OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi®. The 2017 models have even more features increased appeal. Most notable is the addition of the standard Teen Driver feature that first made its way into the new Malibu. This allows parents to view maximum speed, number of times safety features were engaged, and even distance driven to encourage safe driving habits.

The LTZ trim is now replaced by the Premier trim that includes perforated leather seating surfaces with ventilated front seats and a new 22-inch wheel design. To while away long drives, give passengers the option of a Rear Seat Entertainment System with digital headphones, an additional USB port and new video voiceover feature.

Buyers will have the nine exterior colors to choose from including two new options – Pepperdust Metallic and Blue Velvet Metallic. Chevrolet also announced the popular Midnight Edition will now be available on both models with blacked out trim and other upgrades.

The Tahoe was previously ranked the top large SUV in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Survey, as well as the #1 Large SUV according to US News and World Report. Together with the Suburban, both models account for around 50 percent of the full-sized SUV’s sold in the United States.

Power comes from a direct injected 5.3-liter V8 engine with Variable Valve Timing that’s paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The big V8 makes 355 hp and 383 lb/ft of torque and with the Active Fuel Management system, fuel estimates are rated up to 23 mpg highway, an impressive feat considering towing capability is rated up to 8,600 pounds. Front Active Aero Shutters help further enhance aerodynamics.

The Suburban sits on a longer wheelbase and is around 20-inches longer, leading to a maximum of 121.1 cubic feet of cargo volume with both the second and third rows folded, up from 94.7 in the Tahoe. Both models provide ample legroom for first and second row passengers, but Suburban models bring 34.5-inches of legroom to third passenger occupants.

Standard features in both models are abundant, with attention to detail apparent throughout. A quiet cabin was a main goal for engineers. With an acoustic-laminated windshield, triple-sealed inlaid doors, a thicker floor barrier and dash insulation, both models allow minimal levels of road noise in. You can add push-button start, an eight-inch diagonal Reconfigurable Cluster with Driver Information Center, Apple CarPlay™ compatibility and a heated steering wheel.

Safety features include seven standard air bags, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control and a high-strength safety steel cage. You can also add driver alert technologies like Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Change Alert, Lane Keep Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control, and the Safety Alert Seat. Both models earned a 5-Star Side Crash Test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Bring the whole family to Les Stanford Chevrolet and check out the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and let us help you decide which model best suits your lifestyle.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado – Getting the Job Done

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Silverado, like many other models in the brand’s lineup, is an American icon, and its gotten even better for 2017.

The full-size 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is available in six trim levels: WT, LS, Custom, LT, LTZ and High Country. There are three cab styles with Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab, three box lengths (5’8″, 6’6″ and 8′) and all models can be equipped with four-wheel drive.

With all of the recent additions to the Silverado lineup, AutoTrader noted “the latest Silverado makes an excellent case for itself as one of today’s top pickup trucks.” That’s no surprise for the pickup that was named “Highest Ranked Large Light Duty Pickup in Initial Quality, Two Years in a Row” by J.D. Power.

That didn’t stop Chevrolet from making the 2017 model even better. There are two new exterior colors (Pepperdust Metallic and Graphite Metallic) and a capless fuel fill, and the newest model is standard with the Teen Driver feature that promotes safe driving habits by letting parents view various driving information during their child’s time out with their vehicle. The Enhanced Driver Alert Package now features Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, and Crew Cab models now have the segment’s best max trailering rating of 12,500 pounds.

Safety is a Silverado highlight with six airbags, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control, Rollover Mitigation technology, Hill Start Assist and Trailer Sway Control, all standard. A rear vision camera is available. The Enhanced Driver Alert Package (standard on High Country models) adds IntelliBeam headlamps with automatic high-beam control, Front and Rear Park Assist, the Safety Alert Driver Seat, Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Alert, and the new Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking. You also get the peace of mind that comes with the OnStar® vehicle telematics system.

There are three engines available for the Silverado, including a 4.3-liter V6, 5.3-liter V8 and 6.2-liter V8. The V6 makes 285 hp and 305 lb/ft of torque, while stepping up to the 5.3-liter V8 gets you 355 hp and 383 lb/ft of torque, with more than 300 lb/ft of torque available from 2,000 to 5,600 rpm. The 6.2-liter V8 produces a potent 420 hp and 460 lb/ft of torque. All engines employ a trifecta of technologies including direct injection, Continuously Variable Valve Timing and Active Fuel Management to make the most out of every drop of fuel. An eight-speed automatic transmission is also available.

The exterior of the Silverado is rugged yet refined with available unique features like the CornerStep rear bumper, EZ Lift and Lower Locking Tailgate, cargo box LED lighting, and power-articulating running boards. Wheels range from 17-inches to 20-inches so you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Inside, Chevrolet MyLink® with an eight-inch color touch screen helps keep you connected and you can also add supple leather upholstery. Wireless phone charging, a Bose® sound system, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, dual zone automatic climate control and a heated steering wheel are also available. You can also add an abundance of packages and accessories to make the Silverado as unique as you are.

Add in two years/24,000-miles of complimentary maintenance (two visits), a three-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty and five-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty with courtesy transportation and roadside assistance, and the Silverado is hard to beat.

Stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet and we’ll show you some of the impressive models that can help you get the job done.

Chevy’s Task Accomplishing 2018 Traverse

2018 Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford ChevroletChevy’s 2018 Traverse has the interior, technology, and looks that are needed to go anywhere and do whatever needs to be done. Inside is enough room for family trips or just a night out with your significant other.

The Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system comes with an eight-inch color touch-screen. Behind it is a storage compartment that can be kept locked away from others by a four-digit pin. Apple CarPlay™ will be enjoyed by iPhone users for listening to Apple Music®, directions, phone calls, etc. Android phone users will also like having Android Auto for similar reasons. The technology also includes the Teen Driver feature that allows parents to monitor their son or daughter’s driving.

Available safety features include a Rear Camera Mirror. A camera shows a wide-angle live image on the rearview mirror, ensuring the driver can clearly see what is behind him or her. Another non-standard safety feature is the Lane Keep Assist. In the case that a driver should accidently drift into the wrong lane, necessary alerts and turns on the steering wheel will help to get the vehicle back in the correct lane.

If one is looking for a vehicle to do what is needed when on the go, the 2018 Chevy Traverse should be considered. Visit Les Stanford Chevrolet for more information.