2012 Chevy Silverado Adds High-Tech Features

The 2012 Chevrolet Silverado combines modern technology with the toughness expected of a full-size pickup. Its front grille and bumper have been given a sleeker look this year. Chevy is offering customers a choice of four new exterior paint colors: Silver Ice Metallic, Mocha Steel Metallic, Graystone, and Carbon Flash Metallic. Inside the vehicle, the driver can choose from two new interior color schemes. The 2012 Silverado now includes GM’s OnStar assistance and a new GPS navigation system that eliminates the hassle of using DVD-based maps. The onboard wifi powered by Autonet can create a mobile hotspot with a range of up to 150 feet.

Chevrolet offers the 2012 Silverado in four models: the 1500, the 2500HD, the 3500HD, and a gas-saving hybrid. The 1500 comes standard with a 4.8 liter V-8 engine that produces 302 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2500HD and 3500HD offer the same 6.0 liter V-8 engine, which produces 360 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. The hybrid combines gas and electricity to deliver 20 miles per gallon in the city and 23 MPG on the highway while still producing a respectable 332 horsepower and 367 lb.-ft. of torque. Each model is available in regular cab, crew cab, and extended cab trim. Customers can also add the Z71 package, which features heavy-duty suspension, skid plates, and larger tires for off-road driving.

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American Luxury at its Finest; The 2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac is a luxury automaker that is synonymous with American class. Driving a Cadillac has long been a status symbol that many people want and others have; Cadillac defines the American luxury vehicle class. The 2012 Cadillac SRX is no different; this crossover SUV is the epitome of a high end vehicle that is perfect for anyone looking for a crossover SUV. It has plenty of comfortable space for five passengers and ample cargo. The back seat folds down to create additional cargo space and the interior is filled with high end materials and high tech features such as a Bluetooth phone system, a real time traffic and weather navigation system and the OnStar system.

The SRX has heated and air conditioned leather seats, dual climate control, automatic windshield wipers and headlights, heated mirrors, power folding mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, a power lift gate and a satellite radio with a USB port. It has a panoramic sunroof and a rearview back up camera. It also comes with front and rear parking sensors, which are considered additional safety features that make driving safer and easier.

With so many upgrades included as standard features, drivers will want to take a look at this luxury crossover. Drivers that want a little more can add a dual entertainment system to the back seat, with two head rest mounted DVD players and screens.

The SRX is American luxury at its finest. Drivers everywhere are looking at this SUV because it has everything they want and then some. Test drive one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac!

Sports, Luxury, and Perfomance All in One

For a head turning, powerful, performance minded luxury coupe, drivers everywhere are looking directly at the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. This sporty little luxury coupe is stunning; it has a high end, high tech interior and an engine that makes drivers drool. Beneath the hood of this American luxury coupe is a super charged V8 6.2 liter engine that gets 556 horsepower that takes a mere 4.2 seconds to accelerate from zero to 60. This little number is powerful and the estimated combined fuel economy in it is 16 miles per gallon.

This little sports car comes with everything Cadillac offers as a standard feature with no additional packages, just a few stand alone options such as a sunroof and air conditioned seats. Standard features include leather upholstery, Bluetooth, OnStar, a rearview back up camera, an odor filtration system in the cabin and a touch screen interface that pops up from the dash. It also comes standard with a navigation system that has real time traffic and weather reports based on the location of the vehicle by its integrated GPS system. Adding to the fun, it has a 10 speaker Bose sound system, an iPod connection, a USB port and digital music storage to go with its 6 disc CD changer and satellite radio.

The 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe is one hot little car. It makes heads turn and mouths drop open. Never before has a coupe been this attractive; sleek and sexy with so many high end upgraded features. Take one for a spin at Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac today!

The Unexpected 2012 Chevy Sonic

The 2012 Chevy Sonic has some super features. As you would expect in a subcompact, fuel economy is high on the list of priorities. But with the Sonic you not only get a car has a great mpg rating, but also a car that is actually a pleasure to drive.

The Sonic Hatchback looks good and performs well. This is an economy car that looks more like a performance car. The instrument panel is sporty. The tachometer is in the center with the speedometer and the odometer on either side. The seats are covered in a classy leatherette. Sonic also comes with the 10 standard airbags, and offers the convenience and safety OnStar support standard for the first six months. Sonic features wireless technology that allows for the streaming of audio and certain cell phones. The hatchback entry allows for changeable cargo space depending on the use of the back seat.

The look of the exterior is strong and assertive. The large fog lamps and the projector type headlights add to the sporty, high-performance appearance of the Sonic. The hatchback handle is hidden, which also creates a sportier look. The color options offer a nice choice. A couple of the many nice color selections are Silver Ice Metallic, and Cyber Gray Metallic. To get that extra-special look you can choose one of the two top favorites, either Inferno Orange Metallic or Crystal Red Tintcoat.

The Sonic Hatchback looks good, but so does the Sonic Sedan. It’s sleek and elegant and certainly commands respect. Available with the same stylish interior features as the hatchback and the same type of engine with the same good gas mileage, the 2012 Sonic Sedan is a great car.

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Experience Luxury with the Cadillac Escalade

Escalade is the name in luxury SUVs and the 2012 model proves why. This vehicle offers a triple threat with incredible power, the latest technology, and a stylish interior. This SUV is offered in 4 models, including the Escalade, Hybrid, ESV and EXT. No matter which option you choose, you are sure to enjoy a comfortable ride for up to 8 passengers.

A large SUV demands ample power and the 2012 Escalade delivers with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that provides 403 horsepower. This car features a 6-speed automatic transmission and a Magnetic Ride Control suspension system that work together to provide superior handling. The Escalade is built to handle any needs you may have and can trailer up to 8,300 pounds.

The 2012 Escalade includes an impressive technology packages that includes features that maximize performance and other that are purely for the enjoyment of the driver. The Active Fuel Management system lets your SUV run on 8 cylinders when you need the power and just 4 cylinders when you want to maximize fuel efficiency. For your enjoyment, this SUV also features a Bose® 10-speaker 5.1 surround sound system, SiriusXM® radio and Bluetooth® connectivity.

Cadillac designed every inch of this interior with luxury in mind. The 2012 Escalade features 14-way power seats, brushed aluminum and chrome accents and leather-trimmed seats with French-stitched seams. Tri-zone climate controls makes sure that everyone riding in the vehicle is comfortable at all times. One of the optional features of this vehicle with first and second-row heated and cooled seats. Even the cup holders are heated and cooled to provide you with beverages at the perfect temperature for the duration of your drive.

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The Stylish and Safe 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

The 2012 Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size sedan with an attractive, sleek style made from a high quality sheet metal. There are three trims to choose from: the LS, LT, and LTZ.

On the interior, the Chevrolet Malibu has a sharp two-tone design. Acoustic laminated glass keeps your riding in quiet with help from liquid applied sound deadeners. Power is the name of the game with options including power windows, power mirrors, power doors locks with customizable programming, and power seats. The leather-stocked LTZ trim option also features heated seats. The interior is also stocked electronically, with features available that include USB port, Bluetooth wireless technology, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, turn-by-turn navigation from OnStar (standard for first 6 months), and a Bose premium sound systems (standard on LTZ Model.)

For a mid-size sedan, the Malibu offers an impressive fuel efficiency of up to 33 MPG highway. Standard on all models is a 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission to maximize performance. Also available is a V6 engine with up to 36 MPH highway (still impressive). This V-6 engine roars with 252 horsepower and can be chosen on the LT or LTZ trim.

The 2012 Malibu is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety “Top Safety Pick.” It features an electronic stability control system that helps direct control in less-than-ideal conditions. There are 6 standard air bags, including dual-stage driver and front passenger air bags.

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2012 Cadillac CTS: Luxury American Style

Nothing says American like baseball, apple pie and Cadillacs. If you want luxury American style, then the 2012 Cadillac CTS Sedan is the way to go.

You can pick from four different model trim versions for the 2012 CTS Sedan, such as base, luxury, performance and premium. The 2012 Cadillac CTS sedan has one of the largest interior cabins among cars in its segment. The entry-level luxury midsize sedan’s interior features standard and optional technological and luxurious features.

The 2012 CTS Base with a 3.0-liter V6 engine comes with automatic headlights, heated outdoor mirrors, 17-inch wheels, keyless entry, cruise control, two-zone automatic climate control, power adjustable driver seat, adjustable steering wheel and auto-dim power rear-view mirror. On the technology side, it comes with OnStar connection, Bluetooth connection and stereo with eight speakers, CD player and satellite radio.

The 3.0-liter engine 2012 CTS Luxury builds on the base model’s features and adds heated leather seats with lumbar support, remote starting, rear-view camera, wood-trimmed steering wheel and six-disc CD changer. You can add a Luxury Level Two package for heated and cooled seats, rear parking sensors, power adjustable steering wheel, folding rear seats, cabin deodorizer and keyless entry and starting.

Moving up the equipment ladder, the 3.6-liter V6 engine 2012 CTS Performance adds a 10-speaker stereo with surround sound, digital music storage and iPod and USB ports. The Premuim model, which has a 3.6-liter V6 engine, comes with a panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel, touchscreen pop-up navigation system and real-time traffic and weather reports.

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Corvette: Legendary Performance

The Chevrolet Corvette is still one of the most recognizable cars on the road today. Its unique design has evolved throughout the years, but has still remained true to the very first Corvette. The new 2012 Corvette is a worthy successor to the legendary Corvettes of old. It is powerful, advanced, sporty and yet, affordable.

The 2012 Corvette comes in four trims: the coupe, the convertible, the Z06 and the ZR1. The first two trims come with a 430 horsepower 6.2 liter V8 engine and standard manual transmission. Optional performance equipment for these trims include a 6-speed automatic transmission and an increase in horsepower to 436. The Z06 and ZR1 are the top performance Corvettes. The Z06 has a 7.0 liter V8 engine that puts out 505 horsepower and the ZR1 takes it even further with an amazing 638 horsepower. Both come with larger tires, a 6-speed manual transmission and a sport-tuned suspension.

The Corvette is not all raw power under the hood, however. A number of safety features are standard on the Corvette, including run-flat tires, airbags, OnStar, traction control and 4-wheel antilock brakes. Always on the forefront of advancement, the 2012 Corvette features a ton of top technology, including a Bose sound system, navigation system, satellite radio, Bluetooth capability and over 50 other custom accessories available to be installed at dealers. The 2012 Corvette also comes with two flashy new colors. Carlisle Blue is the standard one and then Carbon Flash Metallic will come with the Centennial Edition.

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2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon Hauls in Style and Luxury

For drivers who need extra passenger and cargo space, but don’t want the ground clearance of a truck-based sport utility vehicle, a station wagon is their preferred choice for transportation. However, the driver who wants a sporty, luxurious and roomy station wagon should pick the 2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon.

The 2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon is available in base, luxury, performance and premium versions. Interior features for the 2012 CTS Base Sport Wagon include power adjustable driver seat, adjustable steering wheel, Bluetooth connection, OnStar and stereo with seven speakers, CD player and satellite radio.

In addition to the features that are found in the base model, the CTS Luxury Sport Wagon adds leather seats, remote starting system, heated front seats with adjustable lumbar support, rear-view camera and six-disc CD changer. The stereo in the CTS Performance Sport Wagon has 10 speakers with surround sound, digital music storage and iPod and USB ports. Drivers can add a Luxury Level Two package for this model that comes with heated and cooled front seats, rear parking sensors, power adjustable steering wheel, remote entry and starting system and an interior deodorizer.

The CTS Premium Sport Wagon comes with all of the equipment that’s included in the CTS Performance Sport Wagon model, but adds a panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel and popup touchscreen navigation system with real-time traffic and weather reporting.

On the street, drivers are bound to feel the punch of the CTS Sport Wagon’s engines, no matter if it’s in the base and luxury models’ 3.0-liter V6 or the performance and premium models’ 3.6-liter V6. Antilock brakes come with all versions, in addition to stability and traction control.

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Small size 2012 Equinox is Big on Room and Features

Good things come in small packages, and this is evident in the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox. The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox is a small crossover sport utility vehicle. However, it’s not small on interior room and standard and available optional features.

The 2012 Equinox is available in LS, LT and LTZ trim versions. All models come standard with a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine. A 3.0-liter V6 engine is available as an option on only the LT and LTZ models.

Interior features for the 2012 Equinox LS model include power adjustable driver seat, sliding and reclining rear passenger seats, cruise control, power windows and door locks, adjustable steering wheel with stereo controls, OnStar, Bluetooth connection and six-speaker stereo with satellite radio and CD player.

Customers have two choices for the 2012 Equinox LT trim: 1LT and 2LT. Both LT models build on the LS model’s features. The 1LT has a leather steering wheel, rear-view camera, seven speaker upgraded stereo system with iPod and USB ports, seven-inch touchscreen monitor and tinted rear windows. Exterior features on this model are a roof rack and heated mirrors. The 2LT has an eight-speaker stereo, heated front seats, automatic climate control and remote starting system.

The top-of-the heap 2012 Equinox LTZ has rear parking sensors, power tailgate, leather seats, driver seat with memory settings and automatic headlights. Customers can add a navigation system, sunroof and collision prevention and lane departure warning system to all of the trim versions.

On the safety side, all 2012 Equinox models come with stability and traction control, antilock brakes, side airbags in the front seats and side curtain airbags for the front and rear seats.

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