Chevy Cruze: The Fuel Efficient Family Sedan

The 2012 Chevrolet Cruze comes with a number of different options and features, and it is available with a manual or automatic transmission.  This compact sedan comes is has a green rating for fuel efficiency and can get up to 28 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway.  This sedan is an excellent choice for families as it comes loaded with safety features to keep your passengers from harm.

The Cruze boasts a total of 10 airbags, including front, rear and side to side airbags for both front and rear passengers.  This sedan also has a StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System that ensures you have complete control over your vehicle even when you are engaging in abrupt defensive driving maneuvers to avoid a collision.  Additionally, the Chevy Cruze comes with six months of the OnStar Directions and Connections plan.  This plan includes automatic crash response which ensures that emergency vehicles are alerted of an accident as quickly as possible, and it also provides the ability to remotely block the ignition if your vehicle is stolen.

Optional features include a Pioneer 9-speaker audio system, a connectivity package that provides USB ports and audio jacks for MP3 players and a remote vehicle starter system.

If you are looking for a four door vehicle that will provide the highest levels of safety and affordability for your family, consider the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.  Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

2013 Cadillac XTS: Modern Styling, Classic Luxury

One of the most prominent trends in the American automobile market is shooting for smaller, sleeker cars that are affordable but not very exciting. Rather than trying to be innovative, many car makers have been mimicking other models, which has resulted in a rather boring mid-size market. Enter the 2013 Cadillac XTS – a vehicle to break the mold with modern styling but a classic sense of luxury. With a distinct design, upscale features and head-turning performance, the 2013 XTS is a top choice.

The XTS is considered the flagship sedan of Cadillac’s line, and for good reason. Just one look at the vehicle communicates its elegance, with sharp angles, a sporty air and the characteristic Cadillac grille. The interior continues the impressive theme, with high-quality materials, clean wood and metal accents, and ample space for the entire family. The pleasant, roomy interior makes you feel as though you are riding in luxury, and should you choose to opt for an upgrade package, you can get even more elegance with a breathtaking leather dashboard and wrapped steering wheel. The XTS interior also features the Cadillac User Experience, which offers entertainment and information via voice controls or a sleek touch-screen.

The 2013 XTS has a powerful engine and the six-speed automatic transmission can be switched into a manual mode for enhanced control and superior fuel efficiency. With 304 horsepower, the XTS is capable of handling family trips as well as fun outings. The 2013 XTS is available in front- or all-wheel drive, giving drivers the option to customize the car based on driving preferences.  Get your XTS at Les Stanford Cadillac!

The Cadillac SRX offers Power and Luxury

The 2012 Cadillac SRX receives top ratings as a luxury SUV and now offers more power under the hood. A 3.6-liter V6 engine replaces the 2.8-liter turbocharged and the 3.0-liter engines from models of previous years. The new upgrade provides better performance while offering a smooth, quiet ride. Gas mileage for the bold and beautiful SRX averages 17mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

Extra acoustic material strategically placed throughout the vehicle ensures a quieter ride. Standard models include push button start, a Bose stereo system with eight speakers, USB interface and Bluetooth connectivity. Consumers may activate the Bluetooth connection, navigation system and radio controls through voice recognition. The driver and front passenger have individual climate control settings.

Luxury, performance and premium trim styles offer a rearview camera and rear seat DVD entertainment system along with an electric sunroof. These models also have an expansive cargo management system equipped with an adjustable cargo fence and under the floor storage. Upgraded models also offer keyless entry and remote start along with rain sensor equipped windshield wipers.

The plush interior of luxury, performance and trim styles features leather seats, a heated leather covered steering wheel and console along with authentic ebony wood trim. Power windows and seats are also standard. The driver’s seat additionally features memory settings.

In addition to front and side curtain airbags, all models of the SRX have an Auto Dry Brake system, which activates when the windshield wipers engage. The system automatically applies the brakes in a gentle, pulsing motion, which removes moisture from the system and ensures reliable braking.

Considering an SRX? Check it out at Les Stanford Cadillac!

The 2012 Avalanche is the Best of Both Worlds

The Chevrolet Avalanche could have been just another bland pickup or unassuming SUV. Those categories have been reiterated over and over again, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Instead, however, Chevy tried something new. It took the best traits of both trucks and SUVs and combined them to create a vehicle that specializes in carrying cargo and passengers alike.

The Avalanche may have a split identity, but it’s of a single mind when it comes to power. The crew-cab truck is equipped with a 5.3-liter V8 that generates 320 horsepower and can tow up to 8100 pounds. A six-speed automatic transmission is paired with the engine on all models and trims. The Avalanche is available with either two- or four-wheel drive, and earns a combined fuel rating 17 miles per gallon.

Those numbers wouldn’t look out of the ordinary on a typical truck, but the Avalanche is much more than just a working vehicle. It also bears the spacious and comfortable interior of an SUV that makes commuting just as enjoyable as packing up for a weekend at the lake. Six people can fit into the cab, which is outfitted in high-quality materials and a simple style that befits its roots in America’s farmlands.

The refined qualities of an SUV also impact the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche’s performance on the road. It has a sprightly and smooth character not seen in pickups, and it’s easy to forget the sheer size of this crew-cab truck while driving. Altogether, there’s no better option for the family that needs both hauling capacity and comfort than the Chevrolet Avalanche.  Test drive one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

Drive The Exciting 2013 Corvette Sportscar!

The new 2013 Corvette has been redesigned to create an even more exciting and sport looking vehicle. With five new styles to choose from, the Corvette includes a Coupe, a Convertible and a Grand Sport Convertible model among others that provides amazing performance and power.

The 2013 Corvette features a 6.2 liter V-8 engine with a 6-speed manual transmission and rear wheel drive. The vehicle can get up to 26 mpg on the highway and goes from 0-60 mph in 4.2 second. The Corvette also includes many new design features that give the vehicle its ultra-sporty new look, including aggressive exterior body panel molding, 5-spoke aluminum wheels, power-adjustable headlamps and auto-dimming exterior mirrors.

The interior of the new Corvette is designed with many amazing conveniences and comfortable features to provide an outstanding driving experience. With plenty of leg and headroom, the vehicle includes front bucket seats with leather interior upholstery, leather wrapped steering wheel, 6-ways power adjustable seats, electronic analog instrumentation and oil life monitoring system among many other features.

The new Corvette includes an amazing entertainment system with a Radio Data System (RDS),SiriusXM Satellite Radio, steering wheel mounted controls and an integral hidden antenna. The newest technology features give the Corvette its exciting performance ability with new Magneto-Rheological Shocks that create a smoother ride, composite body panels that make the panels stronger and a head-up display that projects the dashboard information onto the front windshield where it can be seen just above the hood.

The new 2013 Corvette is a vehicle that must be seen in person to experience everything it has to offer.  See for yourself at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The Cadillac CTS Has Power, Style and Luxury

The CTS Coupe is a prime example of the Cadillac brand. It embodies power, styling and safety. This luxury two-door seats four and is available in three trims. Each trim comes equipped with many standard and safety features.

The standard 3.6 liter engine on the CTS generates a powerful 318 horsepower with 275 feet of torque. It also features a standard six-speed automatic transmission and rear drive. All-wheel drive is available as an option.

Cadillac designed this luxury vehicle with style in mind. It has a wide carriage and a broad roofline. The body is sleekly angled, which makes the CTS unique. This well-designed car also features frameless and keyless entry doors with auto-touch release. In addition, the CTS features vertical LED tail lights and a chrome dual-exhaust.

The interior is elegantly designed with ambient lighting in the dashboard and beneath the wood trim. There are LED spotlights above the console, in the foot wells and in the door pulls. This mood-setting lighting makes for a comfortable and pleasing ride.

The CTS Coupe is also equipped with many standard features such as anti-lock brakes, front seat airbags, heated mirrors, cruise and climate control, rear parking sensors and eight-way power seats. There are many other great features such as OnStar, Bluetooth, satellite radio and a CD payer. Many other features are offered as an upgrade such as a sunroof, a retractable navigation system, heated seats, remote start, a review camera and leather upholstery.

The Cadillac CTS Coupe has everything a luxury vehicle should have and much more.  Feel the luxury for yourself with a test drive at Les Stanford Cadillac!

The 2012 Cadillac Escalade. No Worries.

It feels like a luxurious living room on wheels, but passengers in the 2012 Cadillac Escalade will be oblivious to the wheels because the Magnetic Ride Control computerized damping reads the road instantly over every bump and pebble. Driver and passengers enjoy comfortable leather seating for eight adults, premium surround sound system and the power of a 6.2L 403 V8 engine.  Available AWD gets everyone safely to their destination.

It isn’t just pretty.  The Cadillac Escalade reaches sixty miles per hour in 6.8 seconds. It has 8300 pounds of towing capacity and during everyday use, automatically knows when to run on only 4 of its 8 cylinders to save fuel. The six-speed automatic transmission includes a tow/haul feature that helps reduce transmission heat buildup during towing. The Escalade can run on E85 fuel to burn cleaner, reducing greenhouse gases.  Escalade also offers a hybrid model with the best fuel economy in its class.

All of the gorgeous exterior lights are equipped with LED bulbs to last longer and shine brighter than halogens.  Remote start is available so that the interior will be just the right temperature before driving.  The Platinum model even comes with adjustable-temperature drink holders to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold.  Of course the front row seats are heat and cool adjustable too.  For the rear seated passengers, DVD screens are embedded in the front headrests.

The list of features and amenities goes on and on.  The 2012 Cadillac Escalade is total luxury.  Test drive yours at Les Stanford Cadillac!

Chevy Cruze Offers Up-Scale Feel in a Compact Size

The 2012 Chevy Cruze is a 5-passenger compact sedan unlike others in its category.  It has superior styling that makes it stand out among its peers.

Even with the base model, the Cruze offers a generously proportioned interior with stylish components that give it an opulent feel.  It is scaled more like a midsize car than a compact, with no crowding from the center console.  Chevy also provides a full array of luxury options to allow customers to chose the look and feel of their car.

And the practicality of the Chevy Cruze goes beyond its compact size.  The Eco model can get up to 42 miles per hour, which is the best non-hybrid mileage available.  The Cruze Eco is an excellent choice for drivers who frequently find themselves in high traffic.

Its benefits go beyond size and gas mileage, however.  The Cruze was named a “2012 Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway safety and received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  In addition to 10 standard air bags, Chevy put the Cruze through a barrage of water, wind, heat, and cold tests to assure that it could stand up to vigorous use and all types of weather conditions.

All this makes the Cruze an excellent choice for anyone, from college students to families.  And with the improved cargo space, it doesn’t matter whether you need to haul your kids to soccer or your groceries home from the store, the Chevy Cruze fits your life.  Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The 2013 Chevy Malibu Is Ideal

The 2013 Chevy Malibu comes in four trims and has been redesigned. Each trim is fully loaded with many standard and safety features and is equipped with a gutsy engine. The new Malibu also has a more spacious cabin.

The LS, LT and LTZ trim models are equipped with a four-cylinder 2.5 liter engine that can be paired with an optional 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. The 2.5 liter engine generates 197 horsepower with 191 feet of torque. The Eco trim model is a mild hybrid that comes with a four-cylinder 2.4 liter engine that churns out 182 horsepower with 172 feet of torque. Each 2013 Malibu model features a standard automatic six-seed transmission.

Chevy did not hold back on the features. The newly designed 2013 models are loaded with several outstanding standard features. Some of those features include anti-lock brakes, keyless entry, heated mirrors, climate control, automatic headlights, airbags located in the front, side and rear and stability and traction control. The latest Malibu also features Bluetooth, satellite radio, OnStar, A CD player and USB ports. Chevy also offers various upgrade options such as leather seats, a rearview camera, heated front seats, remote start and a sunroof. There is also a voice-activated navigation system upgrade option.

The 2013 Malibu has a wider and more comfortable cabin that gives drivers and passengers more head, hip and shoulder room. The 2013 Chevy Malibu models also feature more trunk space than previous models.

The 2013 Chevy Malibu is well-equipped, safe to drive and is the perfect mid-size vehicle.  Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

2012 CTS Coupe: Elegant Performance

The 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe combines thrilling driving performance with all of the luxury and innovation that is synonymous with the Cadillac brand.

With a 3.6 litre V6 producing 318 horsepower, a six-speed automatic transmission, a limited slip differential and the StibiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, the 2012 CTS Coupe is equally at home on curvy mountain roads or accelerating onto a long, straight highway.

Driver and passengers enjoy a well laid out interior that includes dual-zone climate control, beautifully ergonomic seating and trim and a rich Bose 8-speaker sound system. The stereo also features iPod connectivity for access to even more entertainment options. The standard remote starting feature is perfect for starting the air-conditioner before entering the vehicle on a hot day, or warming it up on a cold day.

Stylistically, the 2012 CTS Coupe doesn’t disappoint with distinctive Cadillac lines and premium 18″ multi-coated cast aluminum-alloy wheels that make this car stand out in a crowd. Optional ambient interior lighting and all-leather seating surfaces only take this Cadillac into the next level of luxury and impressiveness.

Technology isn’t left out of the options list. A 10-speaker Bose 5.1 surround sound system is available with a 40 GB hard drive and USB connectivity. This translates to superior sound and almost unlimited storage capability. Even a universal remote is available to control the system. An available glide-up touchscreen navigation system comes with a 10 GB hard drive, truly making the 2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe a car of the future.

Get to know the CTS Coupe for yourself!  Test drive one today at Les Stanford Cadillac!