The 2013 Chevy Impala: Full Size Power, Mid-Size Fuel Efficiency

chevy impala at les stanford chevroletEver since its inception in 1958, the Impala has been known as a full-size vehicle with a style all its own. A vehicle that could deliver power with out sacrificing fuel economy or advanced design features. The 2013 model is no exception.

The 2013 Impala features an aerodynamic design that manages to combine a roomy interior with exceptional fuel efficiency. It features over 18.6 cubic feet of trunk space, and 6 passenger seating, while maintaining an EPA estimated 30 MPG.

The 2013 Chevy Impala also offers up classic full-size styling and power. It features a 3.6 liter V6 engine, dual exhausts that hug its rear fascia, fuel injection, 6-speed automatic transmission and Variable Valve Timing.

This model also comes complete with a wide range of electronic components that not only add convenience but also add luxury. These components include a Bose eight-speaker stereo system, turn-by-turn navigation and Bluetooth wireless technology. LT models also include Sirius satellite radio.

One of the most important features any vehicle can provide is safety, and the 2013 Impala is no different. It features the StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, dual front air-bags, side impact air bags and head curtain side impact bags. The Impala also comes with 6 months of its proprietary Automatic Crash Response system. This system uses the Impala’s OnStar system to automatically connect you with help in the event of a crash.

The 2013 Chevy Impala is a vehicle that delivers power, style and energy efficiency. This ensures that this vehicle will remain a classic for years to come.  Get behind the wheel of an Impala at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

Escalade: The New Standard in Luxury SUV

2013 Cadillac Escalade at Les Stanford CadillacRugged dependability and precise workmanship, bathed in elegance; this describes the Cadillac Escalade to a tee. It is the perfect combination of luxury and functionality with all the plush interior surroundings and amenities expected of a Cadillac in a powerful, full sized (five passenger) SUV. If your tastes run toward the refined but your driving needs cry out for a more robust vehicle, then the Escalade is the obvious choice for you. Equipped with a 6.2 liter V8 engine and a six speed automatic transmission (available in two or four wheel drive) this is not your granddad’s old Caddy; it produces 403hp @ 417 ft. lbs. of torque. The all aluminum push rod type engine is the first production engine of its kind to boast variable valve timing, resulting in improved fuel mileage and smoother acceleration (propelling the mighty Escalade from 0-60 mph in just under seven seconds).

With the Cadillac Escalade‘s transformation onto the GMT 900 platform its stance resembles that of a predatory beast; crouched and ready for action. In the spacious passenger compartment, trimmed with wood grain accents, you can find luxurious comfort coupled with state of the art technology. The Escalade comes loaded with standard options including leather passenger seating, tri-zone climate control system, power, heated front passenger seating, heated rear passenger seating, tilt wheel, cruise control, electric back glass, premium sound system with compact disc changer and rear radio controls, rear view camera, and GPS navigation system (among many other things). Cadillac also offers Luxury, Premium, and Platinum option packages.

The new generation of Cadillac Escalade, also available as Escalade Hybrid, Escalade EXT, and Escalade ESV is standing firmly behind the Cadillac Shield-The New Standard in Luxury Ownership.  Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Chevy Sonic is a Real Boom for Any Small Car Driver

2013 Chevy Sonic at Les Stanford ChevroletChevrolet unveiled the Sonic as a successor to its previous compact model.  It was hailed as an incredible car and a serious win for the company as an entry into the crowded market.  In 2013, Chevrolet has taken what they learned, and turned the Sonic into a serious contender for anyone looking for a small car.

The Sonic comes in two models.  You can get it in a classic sedan shape, hailed for its impressive trunk space.  It is also available as a sporty five-door hatchback model with a sleek and innovative design.  Both models can be equipped with the only 1.4 liter turbocharged engine in its class.  MPG is not sacrificed for power as both have an EPA estimated 40 MPG highway.

The Sonic comes fully loaded with options and extras that can help it compete with cars twice as expensive.  Like all Chevy vehicles, it has the option of OnStar systems for directions and support.  The stereo system comes equipped with Chevrolet MyLink radio which includes MP3 connectivity, available satellite radio and Bluetooth support, all displayed on a seven inch screen.  Directions from smart phones can even be displayed on the central console when downloaded to the vehicle.

Safety is something this car takes seriously.  With a Five Star crash safety rating from the NHTSA and standard ten airbags, the Sonic is one of the safest compact cars available today.  It was also made a top safety pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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The ATS: Not Your Father’s Cadillac

Cadillac ATS at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac is known for its stately, luxurious vehicles. Even the CTS-V was considered a large performance vehicle, going fast but keeping all of the size and interior comforts that Cadillacs are known for.

The first thing you notice about the Cadillac ATS is how compact it is. Cadillac has built the ATS from the ground up, and it shows in the feel of the custom chassis. Get in, and you’ll find an elegant but sporty interior.  Turn the key, and you’ll hear a powerful purr.  Depending on the choice of engine, which can range from a turbocharged 2.0 liter inline 4 (making a suprisingly powerful 272 horsepower for its size) to a 3.6 liter V6 at 321 horsepower.

Now shift into drive. Or, if you have the 6-speed manual transmission, clutch in and shift to 1st. Careful with that gas pedal: the 2013 ATS can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds. Electronic assistance, such as traction control and stability control, come standard.  On select models, there is Magnetic Ride Control, which dynamically adapts chassis damping to road conditions. The result is an extremely smooth ride with lots of power on tap.

You are well taken care of on a trip with a Cadillac ATS. All models come with driver and passenger frontal, knee and side, and front and rear head curtain air bags. Many models also include a Bose premium 7-speaker system. An AM/FM/XM stereo with USB, auxiliary, and SD card media inputs are standard.

Get behind the wheel of an ATS.  Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Another American Icon : The 2014 Corvette

2014CorvetteThe Corvette has been a household name since it sped onto the culture of America and became an icon. 2014, however, is Corvette’s year to shine.

Corvette’s new design can only be described as modernly classic. The bubble roof has returned and offers drivers a bit more head room. Onlookers will be stumped watching the new Corvette speed by because the body looks nothing like the old school style. A narrow headlight design as a futuristic touch. The rear end of the new Corvette has incredible detail with a contoured scoop that has to be for added speed.

Due to conservation and fuel efficiency issues, the 2014 Corvette comes with a standard V8 engine but on a much smaller scale. Even though the size is small, the Vette still produces a whopping 450 horsepower. The engine also features direct fuel injection, cylinder deactivation, variable valve timing and stop/start functionality. Although there have been some eco-changes, the performance of the classic Corvette is still there! Inside, the new Corvette offers drivers the capability to customize their drive. With 5 driver modes, users can calibrate up to 12 distinct performance techniques. The options allow drivers to easily navigate trough different terrains and road types.

Lovers of this American icon can rest easy! The 2014 Corvette offers a great deal of style and functionality that the model has always been known for. Power is what sets the Vette apart and the 2014 does not disappoint, even in the base model. The 2014 Corvette will allow drivers to not only own the road, but to become one with it.  Preorder yours today at the Corvette KingLes Stanford Chevrolet!

Cadillac Brings 6 Amazing Options in One CTS Lineup

CTS Sedan at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac feels that luxury should not be limited to just one option.  Their 2013 CTS lineup offers the discerning driver a choice what style of vehicle they prefer to drive.  Each of the six different options provides elegance and comfort, while still having all the hallmarks of Cadillac quality and innovation.  With the CTS lineup, there is no wrong answer.

There are three styles of the CTS to choose.  A driver can pick a sporty coupe, a luxurious sedan or a spacious wagon to set down the base.  From there, each comes in either a standard model or the elevated CTS-V version that provides many more options than the initial model.  Each vehicle is eqipped with everything that makes a Cadillac a Cadillac.  They are all packed full of style and enough power to make each one a pleasure to drive.

The standard versions of each vehicle are equipped with a 318 horsepower fuel injected V6.  This stellar engine provides an economical 27 EPA estimated mpg highway meaning it is also efficient at the pump. The CTS-V line is stocked with a much larger 556 horsepower supercharged V8 for those that want to have a greater level of drive in their vehicles.  The CTS-Vs come equipped with a Magnetic Ride Control suspension system to help the driver control all that power.

All vehicles come equipped with options for which Cadillac is known.  Elegant sound systems, several standard airbags for safety, and all the comfort one expects in such luxurious cars.

Get behind the wheel of the CTS of your choice!  Visit Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Desirability Meets Function in the Equinox

2013 equinox blue at les stanford chevrolet in dearbornThe new Chevy Equinox for 2013 has everything someone would expect from a compact version crossover. What doesn’t come standard is still likely to be an option, which makes this vehicle very appealing for the masses.

Among the many options available, is the 3.6 liter 6.3 valve engine from the standard 2.4 liter, four-cylinder. In addition to having an option for power and speed, there is also an option between front-wheel and four-wheel drive. Those exciting options alone allow the 2013 Equinox to be very desirable to many people, but there is still a lot more to get excited about.

Style and comfort has been carefully included in the 2013 Equinox. The exterior is nicely trimmed with chrome handles, racks, and mirrors. Alloy wheels also come with it. For those that are riding along, the rear seat slides and reclines. Those riding along in the back can also enjoy a generous amount of legroom. The seats in the front are also adjustable. Some other standard features include keyless entry, air conditioning, cruise control, Bluetooth for phone and an adjustable steering wheel

It’s able to meet the demands of those who love technology and safety. It comes with front and side airbags. Also, OnStar emergency assistance is available. The six- speaker system produces a very clear sound for the CD player and satellite radio that also come with it. It’s able to stop well with antilocking disc brakes. Also, it has a special control system for traction and stability.

It’s well constructed and durable. Taking that into consideration also, it’s certain to continue to have a positive impact on consumers for years to come.

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The Cadillac XTS Offers the Ultimate Luxury Sedan Experience

2013 Cadillac XTS at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac strives to put out only the best of the best for its drivers.  The 2013 XTS is their means of giving luxury sedan owners a vehicle they can truly enjoy.  Designed with style and substance in mind, the XTS is a powerful but elegant automobile for the discerning driver.  With a 3.6 liter v6 engine that pumps out 304 horsepower, it is powerful and responsive.  The XTS also has excellent gas mileage with an EPA estimated 28 mpg highway.

The XTS is equipped with a number of features to help make the ride as enjoyable as possible.  With remote keyless entry and remote starting, a driver can adjust the temperature inside the car before they even get there.  Four way lumbar controls allow passengers to get their seats at just the right position for a smooth and comfortable ride.  An eight speaker Bose sound system provides quintessential sound quality while integrating with the CUE infotainment system beautifully.

As with all Cadillac vehicles, the XTS is built with rigorous safety specifications in mind.  Magnetic Ride Control provides immediate reaction to the nuances of the road.  This ensures that a driver will have the response they need for ultimate handling.  Ten standard airbags provide protection for all passengers inside the XTS in case of an accident.  Standard stability control, anti-lock breaks and traction control help to ensure that everyone inside is secure.

Drive the Roads in a Cruze

Chevy Cruze at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is an affordable small car. If you are looking for a high quality family car, look no further than the Chevy Cruze.  The Cruze is a great compact, economical vehicle.  It manages to accommodate five people.  As small as the Cruze is, it will give you a comfortable ride.  It comes equipped with a 4 cylinder engine, front wheel drive and manual or automatic choices.  The Cruze affords the driver a 22/35 mpg city/highway, capacity.  If it is a priority the Cruze can also offer a turbo charged engine. The turbo charged engine will afford the driver 42 mpg on the freeway.  It will offer you more torque while in the city. If the environment is a priority, for the driver, the economy model will be a good option.

The Cruze is not only nice on the outside it has a spectacular interior.  It can give the passenger a feeling of luxury. The Cruze includes options that make the ride more enjoyable and safe. It supports Bluetooth and a USB port. The Cruze sports a top safety score.  An example of this is the 10 airbags.  The trunk, is one of the largest in the class, with 15.4 cubic feet of space. The trunk afford a lot of room to put all the shopping bags, tools and any other items.

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The 2013 Camaro Mixes Innovation With Retro Styling

2013 Chevy Camaro at Les Stanford ChevroletAfter all these years, the Chevrolet Camaro still stands atop the muscle car segment. With its able-bodied chassis, the 2013 Camaro treats the driver to a well-rounded driving dynamic. Whether you enjoy the muscular sounds of the V8 engine or the efficiency of the V6 engine, the Camaro will definitely deliver the thrills. Its stunning styling is one of the automotive world’s most popular exterior designs. It blends the Camaro of yesteryear’s persona with the modern technologies of today.

The base engine is a lively 3.6-liter, V6 engine that rolls out 323 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Choose between a six-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed automatic transmission. Gas mileage stands at a frugal 30 mpg on the highway.

The Camaro SS turns the power up a notch with its boisterous 6.2-liter, V6 engine. It is able to develop a whopping 426 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. Performance enthusiasts now have the option of adding a track package called the 1LE. This performance package turns the Camaro into a legitimate track machine with its enhanced gear ratio and tuned-suspension setup.

For the driver that desires the ultimate in performance, the supercharged Camaro ZL1 will deliver the fun with its 580 horsepower engine.

The Camaro’s interior is just as appealing as the exterior. The cabin exhibits a performance-inspired vibe throughout the entire vehicle. Options range from an advanced navigation system to a rear-view camera.

Feel the power of the Camaro beneath your own fingertips. Take one for a spin at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!