The New 2015 Traverse: A Luxury Vehicle With All The Bells And Whistles

2015 Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford ChevroletThe newly released 2015 Chevrolet Traverse now comes with a much roomier interior packed with plenty of cargo space and more. The inside is luxurious and there is an optional third row that even adults can navigate into and out of. A very comfortable and balanced ride makes the Traverse a vehicle to consider this year if you are shopping around.

There is plenty of power in the 2015 Chevy Traverse thanks to a V6 engine and a six speed automatic transmission. An affordable purchase, the Traverse gets about 17 miles per gallon gas mileage in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. This is pretty much on par with other vehicles in this class.

Top of the line materials are used in the construction of the Traverse both inside and out. This makes the Traverse a more upscale options than other vehicles. Additional features include a rearview camera, Bluetooth capabilities, a USB port and also a touch screen audio system that can be navigated by way of a 6.5-inch touchscreen display. Also a ten speaker Bose stereo system is included with leather seats and forward collision monitoring system. You can choose to add on lane departure warning technology and blind spot monitoring capabilities if you would like in order to increase your protecting in an already very safe vehicle.

Take a spin in a Traverse today!  Visit Les Stanford Chevrolet for a test drive!

Cadillac SRX: Luxury Meets Performance and Safety

2015 Cadillac SRX at Les Stanford CadillacUniquely Cadillac in its design, the 2015 SRX remains true to brand. It also manages to outshine competition in appearance and function with its luxurious interior and exterior. The impressive V6 engine and sporty handling make the 2015 SRX a dominant leader in the luxury midsize SUV class. The new SRX is aimed at consumers who seek both style and performance.

Add to appearance and function the new technology standard in each model, and the 2015 SRX sets the tone for features in luxurious midsize SUVs this year. The standard SRX is equipped with Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system. It is also equipped with an OnStar system that has 4G LTE and WiFi hot spot capability.

Comfort and performance were not the sole objectives of Cadillac when they rolled out the 2015 SRX. The SRX is also leading in safety function. For instance, the 2015 SRX is equipped with a smart, automatic, emergency brake system. This system is unique because it warns operators about an impending collision, and it also intervenes in order to prevent the collision. The SRX received a five star rating from the federal government in vehicle safety.

Cadillac also considered usefulness when it designed the SRX. The two back rows accommodate five individuals, and the front seats are equipped with extendable thigh bolsters.  You’ll also enjoy your commute in luxury with a noise cancelling BOSE sound system.

Enjoy the peace of mind that accompanies driving a solid SUV leading its class in safety.  Get your 2015 SRX at Les Stanford Cadillac today!

The 2015 Malibu: Definitely Worth a Spin

2015 Chevy Malibu at Les Stanford ChevroletChevy’s 2015 Malibu has seen a few changes for 2015 that makes the mid-size family sedan worth taking for a spin. The new Malibu has much to be proud of, including exceptional crash-test scores, a classy interior and a quiet and nimble ride.

For 2015, the Malibu offers powertrain options of a standard 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine or a more robust 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, with the turbo option only being available on the LT and LZ trims. Fuel economy is aided by a “stop-start” system that automatically turns the engine off when the car comes to a stop. All 2015 Malibu models utilize a six-speed automatic transmission with front-wheel drive.

The 2015 Malibu offers three trim levels: LS, LT and LTZ. The base model LS offers 16-inch alloy wheels, air-conditioning, power driver-seat-height adjuster, tilt and telescoping steering, cloth upholstery, OnStar with 4G WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity and CD player. The LT adds an internet-radio smartphone app and voice-text messaging, satellite radio and USB interface and dual-zone automatic climate control. The LTZ has heated leather front seats and a sunroof.

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu provides an upscale cabin with generous soft-touch surfaces with an intuitive menu offering radio apps like Stitcher and Pandora. The 2015 Malibu’s trunk has over 16 cubic feet of storage, which is well above average for a midsize. Road noises are hardly noticeable and the suspension expertly soaks up the bumps. Front-knee and front- and rear-side airbags are standard. An advanced safety package with forward-collision warning and blind-spot monitoring is available.

Come see why the Malibu is a perennial favorite. Visit Les Stanford Chevrolet for a test drive today!

Dapper and Stylish: The New 2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Cadillac Escalade at Les Stanford CadillacThe new 2015 Cadillac Escalade has been upgraded both inside and outside this model year. It has more high quality parts, higher levels of technology and the interior is incredibly comfortable and luxurious. As usual, Cadillac has produced a top of the line vehicle that is one to strongly consider.

When people shop around for a new vehicle they take a look at all of the various activities that they use their vehicle for. Whether they commute to and from work, tow a boat or camper around or tailgate and the local sports games the new Escalade serves many different purposes and fills a lot of different roles. People who have owned an SUV will be happy with the features of this year’s Cadillac release. The Escalade has the most powerful standard powertrain as well as cabin technology and upgrades.  New lines and firmly pressed panels are also introduced this year.

Under the hood of the Escalade, you will find a 6.2 liter, V8 engine that provides 420 horsepower and 460 pound feet of torque along with a six speed automatic transmission. You can get from zero to 60 miles per hour in just six seconds which is highly impressive for a vehicle of this size. You can also stop on a dime thanks to state-of-the-art braking. On the inside you will find a 12.3-inch touchscreen display and also you get impressive gas mileage that is 17 miles per gallon combined.

Feel the power of the Escalade for yourself! Test drive one today at Les Stanford Cadillac!

America’s Love Affair with the Newest Chevy Tahoe

2015 Chevy Tahoe at Les Stanford ChevroletTons of other brand loyal customers from Ford to Honda are crossing over and buying a new Chevy Tahoe. There are no downsides to owning a Chevy Tahoe. It’s hard to argue with this logic when they’re driving the Tahoe equipped with the all new EcoTec 5.3 v8 push-rod engine with active fuel management that gives this SUV the gas sipping ability other trucks of this caliber can only dream of. With seating for nine and up to 23 MPG highway, new owners will enjoy the Tahoe for a long time to come.

The reason for the “absurd for an SUV” highway fuel economy is the Tahoe‘s ultra-efficient and smooth six speed automatic transmission. This transmission has essentially four forward gears and a double overdrive which means that new owners are seeing major savings at the pump.

Prospective buyers are finding out that once they drive the Tahoe, they can’t help but buy it. Offering unparallelled comfort and safety combined with standard amenities like power everything and more than enough space for the entire family, customers are gladly trading in their old Dodge or Ford sitting in the driveway for the greatest Chevy Tahoe GM has ever produced.

It’s easy to see why many are flocking to the brand new Chevy Tahoe to take a test drive!  Take your test drive today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

Time to Have Some Fun in a Chevy Sonic

2015 Chevy Sonic at Les Stanford ChevroletThere are many people who are beginning to realize the fun and functionality in Chevrolet’s new 2015 Sonic. Available as both a sedan and a hatchback, people are loving the bold look of the exposed headlamps, motorcycle-inspired tail lamps, and color details (it’s even available with racing stripes over top). The Ecotec 1.8L, 4 cylinder engine is nothing to joke about either. With a 5-speed manual transmission, the Sonic can get up to an estimated EPA 40 MPG on the highway and if it has the turbo-charged engine, the car achieves 0-60 mph in less than 8 second on the track.

Many are also elated with the gadgets this little car holds. Along with a sweet sound-system including the KICKER amplifier/subwoofer, there is 4G LTE WiFi connectivity through the built-in OnStar system. People are also excited over the amount of storage, like the rear-folding seat in the hatchback.

For those worried about safety, the Sonic doesn’t skimp on that either. There are 10 standard air bags placed throughout the car, as well as a rear-vision camera, forward collision alert system, and a lane departure warning. So if the car begins drifting into the other lane or it senses a front collision, the driver will be notified immediately. On top of all that, OnStar also offers their Basic Package at no additional cost.

Prospective owners are hooked on the new Chevy Sonic and how much fun it is to drive one.  Test drive one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

2015 XTS Appeals to Buyers Seeking Interior Luxury

2015 Cadillac XTS at Les Stanford CadillacThe Cadillac brand has always been synonymous with luxury and elegance and the 2015 XTS is no exception. This year’s model takes another step in the world of luxurious convenience with new features that are quickly making the XTS a favorite among high-end car buyers. The XTS is a great fit for those buyers who love comfort and a plush cabin, but who also want a sizable dose of modern technology.

You simply can’t beat the features that come standard with the 2015 XTS, including the OnStar4G LTE with built-in Wi-Fi hot spot and a 90-day monthly 3GB trial data subscription. For music lovers, there’s an eight-speaker Bose sound system and satellite radio, not to mention Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen display. Upgrades that make the cabin even more attractive include a 14-speaker surround-sound system, rear-seat entertainment system, power sunroof and a new 22-way  adjustable heated front seats with massage. Optional safety features include collision alert, side blind zone alert and a new lane keep assist option.

The XTS is as handsome on the outside as it is on the inside with its attractively arched roofline and smoothly styled sides that are characteristic of the Cadillac brand. Prospectve buyers are finding that this model is surprising athletic with its new twin-power V-6—a twin-turbocharged, 3.6-liter, 410 hp engine that has 369 pound-feet of torque. Find out for yourself by coming in to Les Stanford Cadillac and taking a test drive.

Chevy Trax Offers Style and More for the Driver on the Go

2015 Chevy Trax at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Trax has the styling, features and roominess that couples and families find they need and want. The strong response drivers get from its standard 1.4 liter turbocharged engine belies the fact that  this SUV gets 34 miles per gallon highway. They love the handling they get from its electronically controlled all-wheel drive system. This is one SUV that any parent will be confident driving their children to school or soccer games in. It won the coveted 5-Star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as part of their new car assessment program.

The Trax possesses the curb appeal that will make passersby look twice, and the utility of a hatchback that gives easy access to the rear cargo space. It has the features that drivers who need to stay connected require such as 4G LTE WiFi through OnStar. Drivers can access this plus listen to internet radio or safely text through voice command so they never have to take their eyes off the road.  The Trax offers the perfect crossover combination of being small enough to park in just about any space when driving downtown for shopping while also being easy enough on gas and big enough to bring what’s needed when taking a trip out of town.

For a trendy individual, a young couple or a family on the go, the Chevy Trax offers a combination of styling, cargo space, safety and features that just can’t be beat. Get behind the wheel of one today at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The Open Road Starts Here

2015 Cadillac ATS at Les Stanford CadillacHit the open road in a Cadillac ATS.

The ATS comes in two versions, the sedan and the coupe, which is basically a two-door sedan. The ATS comes with two engine options: the 321 horsepower, 275 pound foot of torque 3.6-liter V6 engine and the 272 horsepower and 292 pound foot of torque four cylinder 2-liter turbo engine.

Fuel economy for the V6 is 19 mpg city and 28 mpg hwy. The four cylinder averages an expected higher rating at 21 mpg city and 30 mpg hwy. Many people that opt for the turbo when considering fuel economy also understand that it requires premium fuel, while the V6 runs on regular. These are things to consider when making an engine decision.

The ATS comes with an automatic 6-speed transmission or a manual transmission that is very responsive and smooth shifting. Power comes on quicker with the four cylinder due to its reduced weight however, many people prefer the over all power curve of the V-6.

Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) is an option worth having: it reads and reacts to the road a thousand times per-second which makes a noticeable difference in a variety of driving conditions.

In comparison to the BMW, the ATS out performed in all categories such as over-all power, smooth handling, quick response and much more. As a luxury coupe that is fast, handles well and comfortable, the Cadillac ATS leaves no stone unturned. Take one for a spin today at Les Stanford Cadillac!

The Attractiveness of a 2015 Chevy Camaro

2015 Chevy Camaro at Les Stanford ChevroletChevrolet has a wide variety of vehicles on the market, and the Chevrolet Camaro is a very popular brand.

The Chevy Camaro is considered a sports or muscle car to many, and as of 2015 General Motors has decided to show off newer models with an improved sleekness and style towards it now. Having a wide variety of colors and styles, ranging from a silver Camaro 1LS to a 2LT is always a plus when it comes to picking out a vehicle.

If there’s anything people look at when getting a new vehicle, it’s making sure it is perfectly adequate, up to date and built extremely tough. The latest models for 2015 boast so many features, so drivers looking for a good ride don’t have to look any further.

For example, the Camaro 1LS comes complete with audio and cruise control options mounted on the steering wheel for easy access while driving. There is also a 6-speed manual transmission with a “Hill Hold” feature, which is good for having to deal with parking on the side of slopes. Having SiriusXM Satellite Radio, complete with a trial of a few months to a year in a Camaro is another attractive feature, one that all 2015 models are readily equipped with.

Of course the best benefit of a 2015 Camaro is actually the simplest: the Camaro just looks nice and drives smoothly. See for yourself with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet today!