Exciting Features of the 2014 Cadillac CTS

2014 CTSGM has been pushing the envelope with the 2014 CTS, with their sights on competing with the BMW 5 series. The 2014 Cadillac CTS is much lighter than the previous year model, and has a more tougher yet elegant look to it. The new CTS has undergone an increase in length but yet comes down slightly in height. This narrower and more sleek Cadillac is part of GM’s commitment each year on competing with the best the German engineers have to offer.

The interior of the new 2014 Cadillac CTS is roomier that previous models despite being lower and narrower. The focus definitely has been placed on overall driver and passenger comfort. The first two generations of this series were definitely not focused on comfort for rear passengers, something the new 2014 Cadillac CTS has addressed. The engines choices range from the turbocharged 2.0 liter motor up to the supercharged 556 hp V8 engine.

The 2014 Cadillac CTS has made significant strides to becoming and industry leader in the luxurious sports sedan market. The new CTS focus on wide not tall puts it in line with many of the top selling cars in this class. The interior design of the 2014 CTS are has moved away from the traditional black color schemes that are predominant in many German vehicles, to create some of the more colorful and lively interior design packages.

The drivers seat comes with an impression 20 way adjustable panel and the motorized cup hold makes use of the same motor used to power the navigation screen. The CUE information system remains the same but the engineers feel once you become acclimated to the system, it has many features that will improve the overall driving experience.

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The 2014 Chevy Malibu: Where Efficiency Meets Inspiration

2014 Chevy Malibu at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is definitely a car you should check out.  This mid-sized sedan has the efficiency of a family car, with sporty state-of-the-art appeal.  While it comes in rich toned colors, it’s also loaded with top of the line functions such as a Smartphone compatible feature called the Chevrolet MyLink – a hands-free texting device that texts via voice command only.  You don’t have to pull over to the shoulder of the road to text anymore, just speak to the device as you would during any dictation task.  The car also comes with an energy conservative engine shut-down function that operates by the cars sensors.  This feature cuts the engine off at every stop light, then resumes driving as soon as the brake pedal is released.

Don’t forget the reason young people prefer the Chevy Malibu experience…the smooth ride.  With its 196-horsepower dual overhead cam, this car is hard to beat when it comes to giving a greater feeling of power at lower speeds.  And it has a variable intake valve lift control that increases gasoline efficiency, whether you are traveling in the fast lane, or just going slow.

The Malibu also comes in 3 different models, the LS, the LT, and the LTZ, and the icing on the cake is the 2 years warranty that covers oil changes, tire rotations, and 24 point inspections.  Check it out at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!

The 2014 SRX Chases Away the Competition!

2014 SRX Crossover at Les Stanford CadillacIf you are in the market for a small luxury crossover vehicle, the SRX should definitely be at the top of your list.  It leaves the foreign models, such as the Audi Q5, Lexus RX, and BMW X3 in the dust.

This family-friendly vehicle is as comfortable hauling the kids and their sports equipment as it is your friends for a night on the town.  It is loaded with standard safety features such as anti-lock brakes, and electronic stability and traction control.  Front side air bags and side curtain airbags provide excellent protection for your precious cargo.

The 2014 SRX base model, with its’ high quality trim, is loaded with a lot of standard luxury features.  These include automatic headlights, front and rear parking sensors, keyless entry, 18″ alloy wheels and power adjustable drivers’ seat.  The CUE entertainment system is included and comes with an 8″ display, OnStar, Bluetooth phone connectivity, an 8 speaker sound system and satellite and HD radio.

The SRX is powered by a direct-injected 308 horsepower 3.6 liter V-6 engine, which makes it peppy and fun to drive.  Front wheel drive is standard equipment, with available all wheel drive.  Fuel efficiency rates at a respectable 17 city and 24 highway miles per gallon, making it a strong contender in the crossover class of vehicles.

The practical attributes are what make this upscale crossover a family friendly vehicle.  Like two-tier storage compartments in each door, netted pockets on the back of the driver and front passenger seats, and even a fold-down armrest in the backseat.  With the back seats folded flat there is 61.1 cubic feet of cargo room.  There is an optional entertainment with wireless headphones, and an easy-to-use gaming-style remote control.

If you are in the market for a distinctive and elegant crossover, the Cadillac SRX is your vehicle.  Try one out today at Les Stanford Cadillac.  You won’t be disappointed.

The 2014 Chevy Volt – A Gas and Electric Vehicle Combined

2014 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2014 Chevy Volt is able to operate on both electric and gas.  This makes it the perfect choice for any car owner who wants convenience, along with a money-saving advantage.  The switch from electric to gas is both flexible and worry-free.  The 2014 Chevy Volt has added features that alert the owner if the fuel in the tank needs changed.  This vehicle can be plugged into any standard 120 volt outlet, and it only takes 10-12 hours to fully charge.  After the long-lasting battery charge is depleted, the automobile has the capability to automatically switch over to gas mode.  In addition to this reliability, the Volt shows an average of 98 mpg in electric mode, and 37 mpg when ran by fuel.  If cleaner driving is important to those searching for a new vehicle, some dealerships offer a low emissions package.

The 2014 Chevy Volt is designed with keyless access and a push-button start.  In addition, it has a remote starter system.  Customers can order optional accessories for the Volt, such as exterior graphics, mirror covers, and a vehicle cover.  Customers can also choose optional interior features, such as door sill plates and sunshades.

New purchasers of the 2014 Volt can feel confident, because Chevy offers a generous warranty.  The 2014 Chevy Volt comes with a 100,000 mile warranty, and an 8-year battery and component warranty.

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The 2014 Escalade Keeps Its Most Loved Features

2014 escalade at les stanford cadillacFans of the Cadillac Escalade will discover that the 2014 model has kept its most beloved features.  It maintains its sleek styling, strong towing capacity, classy interior and its powerful V8 engine.  Its ability to go from 0 mph to 60 in approximately 7.4 seconds is an impressive number given its roomy interior design.

The full size Escalade offers a good range of trim options including the Base, Luxury, Premium and its top end Platinum Edition.  Leather upholstery with metal and simulated wood trim gives this seven seat SUV an upper class design while the dashboard retains its user-friendly arrangement.

Features of the 2014 Escalade include Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar emergency communication ability and a touch screen navigator. The Bose surround sound stereo system has 10 speakers and jacks to plug in a host of electronics. Seats come equipped with ventilation and heat for personal comfort.

The SUV is full of power and on the two-wheel models capable of towing up to 8,300 pounds.  It delivers a surprisingly smooth ride due to its truck like suspension system. The 6-speed transmission with rear wheel drive provides a massive cargo hold.  18-inch wheels grace the standard model and the luxury models jump to 22-inch wheels.

Safety is a high priority including all the standard safety features like side air bags around all the seats.  Depending on the model, most SUVs also include a rearview camera, remote unlocking device, blind warning spot and rear parking sensors.

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The 2014 Corvette – A Sting To European Power and Luxury

2014 Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford Chevrolet the Corvette KingThe brand new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is simply a masterpiece of American engineering and design.  The sleek new Corvette boasts a brand new body inspired by the classic Stingray design of the sixties and seventies.  Corvette loyalists may sneer at the new design, but this Stingray body provides a perfectly balanced 50/50 weight distribution for maximum performance on the road and track.

Not short on power, the 2014 Corvette Stingray comes with a tried and true 6.2-liter small block V8, that produces 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.  With a curb weight of only 3,298 pounds, this engine rockets the Corvette to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds.  Handling all of this power is a superb seven speed transmission that helps the Corvette achieve 29 mpg on the highway.  Potential buyers can opt for the seven speed manual or seven speed dual-clutch transmission.

The Corvette has always been a car that delivers great performance for the money, but consistently fell short on the interior.  Especially when compared to its European rivals, the Corvette interior left everyone wanting more.  The new Stingray changes all of that and provides buyers with a truly luxurious European inspired interior.  All of the surfaces are made with high quality material and are soft to the touch. The feel of the leather steering wheel and bucket racing seats truly make the driver feel like they are in a top of the line performance car.  The ability to select five different driving modes allows the driver to adjust the driving characteristics of the Stingray to its environment.  If the clouds decide to open up, the driver can select weather mode.  If you’re at the the track and want some more thrills, one can easily put the ‘Vette into track mode.

This is definitely a new direction for the Corvette.  Chevrolet has created a car that can compete with the best performance cars in world, especially its European rivals.  The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray represents American ingenuity at its finest and will put a smile on the face of anyone who drives it.  See for yourself with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King!

Equinox: Versatility for People and Cargo

2014 Chevy Equinox at Les Stanford ChevroletFrom head-turning design to unmatched creature comforts and best-in-class available power and fuel economy, the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox is the versatile choice for the convenience of an SUV with the handling and efficiency of a car.

Equinox is a stylish crossover that pairs the fun-to-drive factor drivers crave with the versatility to handle everything you need for transporting passengers and cargo.
Best-in-class fuel efficiency comes from the standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, which returns an impressive 22 MPG city and 32 MPG highway. For those wanting more power, the available 3.6-liter V6 engine offers a best-in-class 301 horsepower, which powers the Equinox to 60 mph in just 6.7 seconds and allows towing capacity up to 3,500 pounds.
Both engines are matched to Chevrolet’s six-speed automatic transmission, which has earned praise for both its refinement and responsiveness.

Inside, the Equinox coddles its occupants with technology and comforts like an available rear-seat entertainments system with dual monitors and wireless headphones.  Also available is Autonet Mobile WiFi, an eight-speaker premium sound system, satellite radio, wireless Bluetooth technology and a USB port to play MP3s from both players and USB flash drives.

Passengers – the Equinox seats five – will be comfortable for short jaunts and the long haul with 39.9 inches of rear legroom, and cargo hauling is easy with a 60/40 split-fold rear seat – letting you continually maximize space where you need it most.

Take an Equinox for a spin today with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The 2014 Cadillac XTS- Loaded With Luxury

2014 XTS at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2014 Cadillac XTS is a luxury sedan that is a 6-speed shiftable automatic, has a 3.6 L V6-cylinder engine, tops out at 410 hp, averages 17/28 mpg, and seats five passengers with ample space.

The 2014 Cadillac XTS is a very classy sharply tuned model in appearance. It has the boxed-out look of previous Cadillac models, but has smoothly styled sides and more of a softly arched roofline.

This model is overloaded with high technology. Some of these features include Bluetooth, safety technology, driver and front passenger seat memory functions, front and rear parking sensors as well as an automated parallel-parking system, an eight-inch touchscreen with CUE (“Cadillac User Experience”) Interface, a DVD blu-ray rear entertainment system with dual screens, voice controls, an eight-speaker Bose sound system with a CD player, iPod/USB connectivity, and satellite radio.

The 2014 Cadillac XTS also switches to electric power steering, and has dual-zone automatic climate control. This model also includes xenon headlamps, leather/faux-suede upholstery, heated mirrors, ample trunk space, and keyless ignition/entry.

Along with these luxury advantages of the 2014 edition Cadillac XTS, it also has many comforting safety features. Some of these features include stability and traction control, front and rear seat side airbags as well as side curtain airbags and front knee airbags, OnStar, on-demand roadside assistance, antilock disc brakes, turn-by-turn navigation, and stolen vehicle assistance.

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ATS Brings New Meaning to Compact Luxury

2014 ATS at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac’s venture into smaller, yet luxury sedans is a great success.  The 2014 ATS is available in automatic or six speed manual.  It boasts of getting up to 30 mpg highway, a limited slip differential and adaptive forward lighting.  This means the vehicle uses the steering angle accompanied by the car’s speed to turn the headlamps in the direction it is turning to better light dark corners and curves in the road.  Stock features include a set of painted or polished 17-inch wheels, dual exhaust, and even the smallest of luxury, illuminated door handles.  These light up at night so the owner will be able to locate them with more ease and speed.  Once the driver is inside the vehicle, the handles return to their previously unilluminated selves.

Inside the luxury sport sedan, the prospective owner will find bucket, performance seats in the front (with high hip bolsters to keep one firmly and comfortably in place) which come in an assortment of colors, heated seats and steering wheel (to find comfort even on the coldest of winter days), and a premium Bose audio system with Sirius satellite radio.  If one so chooses, the ATS can be equipped with a ten speaker surround sound system for the clearest, most crisp sound in an automobile.

Overall, the ATS is a fantastic compilation of compact sedan, great fuel economy, and luxury sports car, and it all comes in a great looking American made package.  Get to know the ATS at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

Camaro – America’s Top Performance Automobile

The Chevy Camaro is one of America’s top performance automobiles. With its slick design and quality made interior, it makes for a beautiful ride. It comes standard with a V6 that has 323 horse power that will blow the doors off any competition. With a 30 mpg and still hitting zero to sixty in 5.9 seconds, no wonder the Camaro is one of the most purchased sport cars in America. With a variety of colors and schemes you can look like “Bumblebee” or just another every day kid in their new toy.

The high performance and new technology behind the 2014 Camaro allows anyone who enters to be thrilled. The color Heads Up Display (HUD) will display vehicle information on the windshield and allow the driver to adjust to their preference. Also with the new Siri Eyes Free capabilities, you will be able to keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, while you use Siri. With these abilities at your grasp, your ride is just that much sweeter!

Not only do you get high performance and great technology, you will get a more sportier look. The new Camaro has a lower and wider front, which is great for its aerodynamics.

With the new look, you are not only getting a excellent ride but a greater performance also, which is the whole idea behind the new 2014 Camaro.  See what we mean with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet!