The All New 2013 Malibu Eco – 580 Miles Per Tank of Gas

The new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco gets an average of 37 mpg highway with 580 miles per tank of gas, making the Malibu Eco a great choice for people concerned with fuel efficiency.

It comes with projector style halogen head lights. The Eco also has the safety of ten airbags and has low-rolling resistant tires for better fuel economy.

If you choose to upgrade the Malibu Eco 2SA gives you upgrades like a leather wrapped steering wheel, an 8-way power driver adjustable seat, a Premium Pioneer Sound system with a rearview vision camera.

The Malibu Eco comes with an Ecotec 2.4L DOHC 4 cylinder engine with eAssist technology that transfers power through your car as you drive.

It comes with a Lithium Ion Battery that stores energy for acceleration and has a regenerative braking system that transfers power to the battery when coasting or braking. There is need to charge the Lithium Ion Battery because regenerative braking system does it for you.

The exterior of the Chevrolet Malibu Eco comes with bold sophisticated styling for a mid sized sedan. The wheels are 17-inch 5-spoke aluminum giving the Eco a modern feel.  The interior has stylish sculpted seats with a dual zone automatic climate control. The Eco has a large 13.2 cubic feet of storage. The driver information center lets you stream music and information from your smart phone via Bluetooth throughout your car.

All Chevrolet Malibu Eco owners receive OnStar for six months on their Directions and Connections plan.

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Catch a Glimpse of the 2013 Chevrolet Spark

The 2013 Chevy Spark is a mini car that was built to triumph the city streets. This mini car is packed full of gadgets and will have even the most tech-savvy individuals salivating. The color choices for the Spark are inspired by the brightest and finest colors that nature has to offer. Color choices include Jalapeno, Denim, Summit White, Salsa Red, Lemonade, Techno Pink, Silver Ice and Granite Black. This exciting vehicle comes with a standard 5-speed manual transmission or an available 4-speed automatic transmission. The stylish Spark has standard 15-inch silver wheels with available 15-inch aluminum wheels with grey-painted pockets when you choose the 2LT.

The available 7-inch touchscreen allows you to connect using Bluetooth technology to stream audio from Pandora Internet Radio and StitcherRadio. In addition the USB port allows you to bring your favorite music with you. You can even play your favorite movies on your personal 7-inch screen.

The Spark is equipped with 10 standard airbags to keep your cargo safe. Front passenger seat belt pretensioners tighten in the event of a collision to help ensure you stay where you should.  If a collision where to occur, important information could be instantly dispatched to the OnStar Command Center.  GPS technology can pinpoint your exact location and assistance can be sent in your direction, even if you’re incapable of responding.

Created with an exceptionally stylish design, the newest technology, high quality safety features and is built to be the perfect size for the city. The 2013 Chevy Spark seems to have it all!  Test drive one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

Driving is a Blast in a 2013 Chevy Sonic

The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic is grabbing high marks in the subcompact market, dazzling car reviewers and buyers alike for a number of reasons. Both the sedans and hatchbacks offer standard features once limited to higher-end vehicles. Whether sitting on the dealer’s lot or gliding down a freeway, the 2013 Sonic is catching attention at first glance.

All models, starting with the LS, now include Bluetooth phone connections, blind-spot mirrors, OnStar emergency communication and keyless entry. The LT adds 15-inch alloy wheels, heated power mirrors, automatic windows and a six-speaker sound system that includes Bluetooth streaming audio, satellite radio and an iPod/USB audio interface. Foglamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, exterior chrome trim and a leather-wrapped steering wheel come packaged with the top-end LTZ, among other upgrades. New to the 2013 Sonic lineup is the RS hatchback, fitted with LTZ equipment, but equipped with a standard turbocharged engine. The RS is built with a sport-tuned suspension, eye-catching 17-inch wheels, four-wheel disc brakes and a sportier exterior.

Chevy expanded the Sonic’s list of features without sacrificing the high safety figures expected by anyone behind the wheel. All models have received top-notch rankings, including five-star federal marks for offering 10 standard airbags that include curtain and knee airbags.

Power, fuel efficiency, comfort and value have shot the 2013 Sonic to the top of drivers’ shopping lists. Chevy engineers and designers have built solid, hardworking cars that look good without being trendy, providing the ride that American drivers desire.  Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

SRX 2012: The Best One Yet

Since its debut in 2004, the Cadillac SRX has remained one of the best luxury mid-size SUVs on the market today.  The SRX belongs in the popular category of cross-over vehicles. The 2012 SRX is a four-door, five passenger vehicle, perfect for every-day use, but with enough power under the hood to excite most motor enthusiasts and to win many coveted awards.

The 2012 SRX was redesigned to be faster, lighter, and more powerful.  The SRX has a 3.6-liter direct-injection V6, 308-horsepower engine, allowing you to go from zero to 60 mph in about 7 seconds.  It is also an E85 flex-fuel vehicle, capable of running on any blend of gasoline and ethanol. Drivers should expect to get about 17 mpg (city) and 24 mpg (highway). In addition, improvements like placing rubber between the engine and fuel line, have made the SRX a quieter ride by significantly reducing engine noise.

Consumers can choose from seven different trims from Basic to the top of the line AWD Premium Collection.  One thing that most consumers will find to be beneficial is that 2012 SRX no longer requires premium gas.  Cadillac is known for spoiling its drivers with lux interiors and the SRX is no exception boasting a beautiful all-leather interior as a standard for all trims. Another standard for all trims is Bluetooth capability.

The 2012 SRX has not disappointed even the toughest critics and remains one of the best luxury mid-size SUVs on the market in both performance and functionality.  Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Cadillac!

2013 CTS Coupe Has More Than Just Good Looks

The 2013 Cadillac CTS Coupe induces smiles of admiration with its sleek styling and aggressive stance. However, the 2013 CTS Coupe is not just a beauty queen. Its resume proves that it has enough performance and extravagance to rival any luxury coupe on the market.

The 2013 CTS Coupe is powered by an energetic 3.6-liter V6 engine that churns out 318 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The powered is transferred to the wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 6-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive comes standard. The CTS Coupe demonstrates its efficiency by getting upwards of 27 miles-per-gallon on the highway. For those who may experience treacherous road conditions, an all-wheel drive system is available.

The CTS Coupe has a wide stance that contributes to its agile handling. The enthusiast driver will prefer the optional sport suspension that further enhances the road handling dynamics. The responsive steering system connects the driver to the road for precise driving maneuvers. A stability control system combined with a limited-slip differential ensures that the car grips the road with authority.

The interior of the 2013 CTS Coupe is beautifully designed with high-performance gauges and easily accessible controls. An available wood trim package and comfortable leather seating magnify the appearance. An innovative navigation system that rises from the top of the dash is just one of the optional high-tech amenities.

Safety is not neglected in the CTS Coupe. A blind-spot warning system and rear-view camera are some of the advanced safety features that are available. Anti-lock disc brakes, rear parking sensors, and front and rear side curtain airbags come standard.

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The 2013 Sonic – Best Subcompact ever

The J.D. Power award winning Sonic is powered by the GM Ecotec 1.4L DOHC engine with variable valve timing. The engine supplies 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. The LS, LT and LTZ Hatchbacks and Sedans are available with a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic.

LS models feature the StabiliTrak Stability Control System, OnStar with a six month Directions and Connections Plan, Bluetooth, audio and phone controls on the steering wheel, remote keyless entry and 15-inch steel wheels. Power door locks and rear child safety locks are standard on Sedans. Ten air bags helped Sonic receive a five-star rating in Vehicle Safety from the NHTSA.

In addition to the LS features, the LT model includes a three month trial of SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 15-inch aluminum wheels, power windows with driver express up/down feature, cruise control, remote vehicle starter system on automatic models, CD player and a premium six-speaker audio system with USB port. Hatchbacks add a turbocharged engine.

The LTZ trim adds perforated leatherette heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, rear spoiler and foglamps. Also included is MyLink Radio with AM/FM stereo and Bluetooth audio streaming, phone voice recognition, Pandora and Stitcher compatibility. MyLink is controlled by a seven-inch color touchscreen.

The all-new Sonic RS Hatchback is powered by a turbocharged engine that adds 28 lb-ft of torque. The RS comes with a sporty six-speed manual and rear disc brakes. A six-speed automatic will be available in the spring. Climb into heated leather-appointed bucket seats with suede microfiber inserts then take hold of the leather wrapped steering wheel complete with racy flat bottom. Take the sporty new RS around your favorite fast corner and the lowered and stiffened suspension will make you smile.

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The Cadillac Escalade Means Efficient Luxury

Cadillac built the Escalade for people who haul a lot of other people.  You can get it in the regular edition that carries five people plus everything they’d need for a week at the beach or an extended version, 21 inches longer, that carries eight plus their equipage.

For 2013, the Escalade comes with two different powertrains. The traditional engine, transmission combination uses the 6.2 liter V8 producing 403 horsepower and 417 lb-ft. of torque and uses Active Fuel Management which allows the engine to turn off half of its cylinders for added fuel economy. The engine is mated to a six speed automatic transmission. The Hybrid model adds an electric motor and battery assembly to the standard engine. The car will run on electricity only, gas only or a combination, whichever is most efficient. This setup allows the Escalade to post 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

Cadillac has always meant luxury. The interior supplies what the buyer wants with heated seats (both cushion and seatback), 8 way power seat adjustments for the front seats,  power pedal adjustment, driver seat memory, entertainment console for the rear seats, dual zone front air conditioning with separate controls for the rear seats, and ultrasonic parking sensors.

If you want to get somewhere in style as well as comfort and alacrity, and you have a number of friends you want to bring along, the Escalade is the car for you.  Test drive one today at Les Stanford Cadillac!

The 2013 ATS Takes the Crown

The 2013 Cadillac ATS is poised to take the stage as the best compact sports sedan on the market. There are not many sedans that can exhibit sports car-like handling and performance yet still boast the features of a luxury sedan. All of this sophistication can be obtained without the sacrifice of fuel economy. The sleek Cadillac has an elegant styling that is second to none.

The 2013 Cadillac ATS offers three engine choices. The base engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a smooth shifting 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine output totals 202 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque. The turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine has an impressive output of 272 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The turbocharged engine is the only one available with a 6-speed manual transmission. The beast of the group is a 3.6-liter V6 engine pushing out 321 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque.

The ATS comes standard with a well planted independent rear suspension set-up. The enthusiast driver can opt for sport suspension to handle those twisty roads. The electric steering combined with the quick stopping high-end brakes make for some exciting driving. A limited-slip rear differential is available to ensure superior traction in all conditions.

The 2013 ATS greets its driver with high tech gauges and easy to use controls. The infotainment system combines navigation, audio, and mobile technology upon a 8-inch touch screen for your enjoyment. Safety features such as Head-Up Display and Adaptive Cruise Control enhances your driving experience.

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Corvette Legacy Continues in GM’s Centennial Year

Since its introduction in 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been an American icon of production sports cars.  With each successive generation comes sleek looks and enhancements to the driving experience.  The 2012 Corvette carries on that legacy with nimble and fast performance while providing modern driving conveniences.

Even when standing still, the 2012 Corvette looks fast.  The sleek body styling reduces drag, and the low profile and wide track make it easier to manage through turns.  The body styling for 2012 is a finely crafted continuation of previous C6 model years.  Responsive braking also stops it very quickly.

Peeking inside, all interiors come standard with leather seats, interior air filtration systems, satellite radio, and keyless ignition.  Other trim levels include Bluetooth, navigation, and head-up displays.

Under the hood, there are two seriously powerful engine options.  The Base, GS, and ZR1 models come with the 6.2L V8, and the 7.0L V8, more commonly known as the 427, comes standard in the Z06 model.  For an additional fee, the Corvette Engine Build Experience allows the future owner to work with GM employees in Wixom, MI, to build the engine that will go in his or her new Z06 or ZR1 Corvette.  Of course, all deliver performance and respectable fuel economy.

So, whether racing at the track or taking it out for the occasional spin, the 2012 Corvette is sure to turn heads and be noticed when its horses are unleashed.  In GM’s centennial year, the Corvette carries on the torch of performance.  Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet, the Corvette King!

Being Environmentally Sensitive Has Never Felt So Good

The 2013 Malibu Eco has really hit the mark. Its stunning design is the result of Chevy’s relentless pursuit of aerodynamic supremacy in the automobile market. It has an EPA-estimated 34 MPG while cruising down your favorite highway.

The 2013 Eco produces 183 horsepower with its 2.4 4-cylinder Direct Injection Engine. It has the power to accelerate onto the highway almost effortlessly, and you’ll feel good knowing it is squeezing every bit of power from your hard earned money. The 2013 Malibu comes with an electronically controlled six speed automatic transmission with overdrive.

The Chevrolet MyLink is available. This is a great option that puts information, entertainment and navigation options at your easy control, whether by a finger tap or the sound of your voice. While on the go you can sync your compatible Smartphone allowing you to enjoy your Panda playlist or access your own music library.

The 2013 Malibu Eco has front bucket seats with 4-way manual adjustments and 2-way power vertical control. Seating is premium cloth with center armrests, front and rear, with storage in the rear armrest. The steering wheel is a 3-spoke wheel with tilt and telescopic control and also contains the audio controls and the cruise control.

This is a car that is fun to drive with great gas mileage and has all the bells and whistles to help make driving it a surreal carpet ride.  Take one for a spin today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!