Safety and Technology of the 2017 Chevy Traverse

2017 Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford ChevroletChevy’s newest mid-range SUV is the 2017 Traverse. It can seat up to eight people comfortably. With an interior cargo space of 116.3 cu. ft. it has plenty of storage room. This vehicle also has available 4G LTE connectivity for up to seven devices which can stream Pandora® Internet Radio. Devices can also be connected for wireless music playback by Bluetooth® or by one of the 3 USB ports. Also, passengers and the driver can have peace of mind with the 2017 Chevy Traverse’s 5-star safety rating.

Its available Chevrolet MyLink Infotainment System has a 6.5-inch color touchscreen. The Traverse’s system can take phone calls, play music, and access a phone’s contact list. The full GPS displays 2-D/3-D maps and more. For iPhone users, a button is on the steering wheel which allows for Siri to be used hands-free.

Its 3.6-liter V6 engine offers up to 288 horsepower and up to 270 lb-ft of torque, resulting in 22 MPG highway gas mileage. With the proper equipment, this mid-range SUV can tow up to 5,200 pounds which is enough for a boat or most anything else.

Those with a compatible smartphone, can benefit from the myChevrolet Mobile App. Straight from your phone you can lock or unlock the vehicle’s doors, send the navigation system a destination, view diagnostic information, and set a parking reminder.

The 2017 Chevy Traverse is a great choice for a spacious, technological, and safe vehicle. Check it out at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The 2017 Chevy Tahoe: A Spacaious and Powerful Full-Sized SUV

2017 Chevy Tahoe at LEs Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Tahoe is Chevy’s newest full-sized SUV. This five-door vehicle can hold 94.7 cu. ft. of cargo. It also has triple seats making it a great choice for family vacations. The cabin also has an acoustic-laminated windshield as well as inlaid doors which help reduce outside noise.

Also, the Tahoe also is a performer. Its aluminum-block 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine has 355 horsepower with 383 lbft of torque. Its 23 MPG highway gas mileage makes it best-in-class. With the available Max Trailering Package, the Tahoe can tow up to 8,600 pounds which is sufficient for a boat, ATV, or most anything else.

The safety features bring peace of mind to the driver as well as passengers. When going under 50 MPH, it can sense when front-end collisions are about to happen and break automatically to reduce impact or, at low speed, totally prevent accidents. Another safety feature is a standard rear view camera. When in reverse, a live image behind the vehicle appears on the 8-inch infotainment touchscreen.

Technology lovers will enjoy having the 2017 Tahoe. It features up to seven USB ports, a 110-volt three-prong outlet, an available wireless charging station, and available OnStar 4G LTE WiFi® connectivity. For Android or iPhone users, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ are supported, allowing for smartphone connectivity This allows for music, calendar, Apple or Google maps, etc.

Overall, the 2017 Chevy Tahoe is a great choice for a new full-size SUV in 2017! Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

The 2017 Cadillac Escalade For Convenience And Functionality

2017 Cadillac Escalade at Les Stanford CadillacCadillac has upped the ante this model year with the 2017 Escalade. Boasting the same platform as the Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon, unique styling and plenty of power is making this vehicle a front runner. An impressive 6.2 liter, V8 engine provides 420 horsepower and great road handling both on the highway and in the city. This is also thanks to top of the line 20 inch wheels that can be upgraded if desired.

The interior of the 2017 Cadillac Escalade is both comfortable and practical. The vehicle can seat seven or eight people with ease (depending on how you configure your seats); plenty of leg room and head room is available. Also, all the latest and greatest technology is inside the Escalade with a rear camera mirror, parking assist technology, OnStar 4G LTE, power folding third row and more.

If you are driving around a larger SUV vehicle then you probably have a lot of people traveling with you and have plenty of cargo to load up. Convenience is important when you are busy which is why Cadillac provides amenities such as a hands free lift gate, keyless entry, push button start and a surround view camera system. You will be comfortable but also safe each and every day. Not to mention the side air bags that are between each front seat, front air bags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.

These features make the new, 2017 Cadillac Escalade a vehicle to consider this manufacture year. Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Cadillac.

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro: Better Than Ever!

2017 Chevy Camaro at Les Stanford ChevroletExcept for a brief hiatus from 2002 to 2009, the Chevrolet Camaro has been manufactured in the US since 1966. It is currently in its sixth generation as of 2016. The Camaro is designated as a pony car and sometimes as a muscle car. Generally, all Camaros are called sports cars and every thing is based on performance.

For 2017 Camaro has a new supercharged ZL1. The ZL1 was previously produced from 2012 to 2015. Now it returns 200 pounds lighter with 60 more horsepower and torque that is increased by 80 more ftlbs. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard, but a 10-speed automatic transmission is also available. The 6.2-liter V-8 engine produces 640 hp with torque of 640 lbft. Other standard features include a steering wheel with a suede flat-bottom, Recaro brand front sport seats, an electronic limited slip differential, dual-mode exhaust, and a drive mode selector. Also included is Magnetic Ride Control or a magnetic suspension system that has extremely fast reacting shock absorbers.

The new 1LE package offers increased handling and better track performance. For the LT coupes with a 3.6 liter V6 engine, this package delivers performance Brembo brakes, Eagle F1 tires from Goodyear, and the same suspension as is on the Camaro SS. A separate 1LE package is designed for the 1SS V8 models adds features found on the 2017 ZL1. This includes the Magnetic Ride Control suspension system and the electronic limited slip differential (eLSD). Other features include standard Recaro brand seats plus a Performance Data Recorder (PDR).

Also new to the 2017 Camaro is the now standard Teen Driver Mode (TDM). The TDM allows parents to set specific driving controls and review the driving habits of teens or anyone else who borrows your vehicle. For instance, the audio system will stay muted until seat belts are fastened. It also turns on and prevents deactivation of certain systems such as the forward collision warning and lane keeping assist. Arctic Blue Metallic is the new exterior color for the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro. Also the bottoms of all steering wheels have a “FIFTY” badge to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Camaro.

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The 2017 Cadillac CT6 is Here!

2017 Cadillac CT6 at Les Stanford CadillacThe Cadillac CT6 is regarded as one of the most luxurious cars manufactured. Equipped with a host of new features, elegant interior and superior exterior design, the 2017 CT6 is an all in one vehicle. Cadillac incorporated luxury and convenience with this vehicle. They also designed this fully loaded car with the latest technology features and accommodations.

The CT6 comes stocked with a V6 engine. It also comes with an impressive 8 speed automatic transmission. Buyers can select from a 3.0 plus liter vehicle option.

The Cadillac CT6 uses a rear camera system. Maintaining safety as a priority, the rear camera was designed to eliminate hazards while reversing. This vehicle also comes with automatic breaking system and forward collision warnings. The host of optional safety features place the 2017 CT6 at the top of the list for safe vehicles.

The elegant leather seats were made to further establish the luxury of the CT6. The in car wireless data connectivity plays a huge role in this vehicle’s posh design. Drivers and passengers can connect wireless devices to their favorite web browsing or social media sites inside this creative vehicle. This car also features a top of the line BOSE audio system for enhanced audio sound.

The new CT6 incorporates all necessities in one vehicle. From massaging seats to an array of innovative safety features, the 2017 CT6 is truly one of a kind. Get yours at Les Stanford Cadillac!

2017 Colorado: Voted Best Compact Truck For The Money Three Years In A Row!

2017 Chevy Colorado at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevrolet Colorado is classified as a compact pickup truck. It is manufactured by General Motors and was first introduced in 2004. It has a front engine and either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Body styles include a 2-door regular cab, a 4-door extended cab, and a 4-door crew cab. The Colorado has earned the U.S. News & World Report award for the Best Compact Truck for the Money in 2015, 2016, and 2017. This three-year winning streak is something no other compact truck has achieved.

The 2017 Colorado has a very high tow rating compared to other compact pickups at 7,700 pounds. The 2.5 liter inline-4 engine can generate 200 hp with torque of 191 lb-ft. It has a 6-speed automatic transmission and good fuel economy at 22 mpg in city driving and 27 mpg on the highway. Two other powertrain combos are also available. There is a 3.6 liter V6 engine that is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission. There is also a 2.8 liter turbodiesel that comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The truck can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.5 seconds, and it can achieve a top speed of 99 mph.

For families with teenagers, the 2017 Colorado comes with the Teen Driver safety system as standard equipment. This feature allows you to set a stereo volume limit, add speed alerts, and view a report on the driver’s performance. Other safety features include anti-lock brakes, stability control, seat belt pretensioners, and front-, side-, and overhead airbags.

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Get Behind the Wheel of a 2017 Cadillac ATS

2017 Cadillac ATS at Les Stanford CadillacThis beauty has a range of benefits. The 2017 Cadillac ATS delivers the desired power while looking great and saving gas. There is no need to sacrifice fuel economy for power. This thing has it all. With available horsepower ranging from 272 to 335, this car will have people turning heads. It gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. It even has a large 16 gallon fuel capacity gas tank so you do not have to fill up so often. The style of this beast looks like a Cadillac but looks even more modern. It delivers power like a pickup truck but drives like a sedan. This thing simply is classy.

The interior simply screams classy. This thing has a multi-colored palette of awesomeness. It has an available brown and black leather or even a wood look to the interior. It gives it a natural and comfortable look and feel. It has a large speedometer in the middle of the dashboard that is digital. This digital speedometer also serves a a fuel range guide as well as a digital compass. Technology is seen at its highest in the ATS. It captures the concepts of aerodynamics as well as suspension reliability. The Magnetic Ride Control essentially scans the road hundreds of time per second. This can prepare the suspension for whatever it will endure, helping it to last even longer.

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Chevy Impala: a Solid Car, a Solid Choice

2017 Chevy Impala at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevy Impala is a full-size sedan loaded with appeal. It has a spacious interior, advanced safety features, and built-in WiFi. The Impala has a standard MyLink touchscreen display that can send and receive texts as well as play music. The radio also has the ability to connect to your Apple Music account or link up to your Android smartphone.

The 2017 Impala received a 5-star score in overall vehicle safety from NHTSA. There are ten airbags in the car along with a rear camera. The car has outstanding safety features like blind zone and rear traffic monitoring, forward collision warnings, and the OnStar Automatic Crash Response System.

The roomy interior of the Impala is one of the most notable features. It features wood grain and chrome accents. The contours are detailed and sleek while offering enough room to seat five adults comfortably. The spacious interior is matched by the trunk’s ability to pack in 18.8 cubic feet of storage. The 2017 Impala comes standard with a four-cylinder engine, power seats, 18-inch steel wheels, cruise control, satellite radio with a six-speaker sound system,, and automatic headlights.

When purchasing you have several upgrades available to you. You can choose to have leather seats, an upgraded audio system, a sunroof, or a V6 engine.

The size, comfort, and safety of the 2017 Impala makes it an all around solid car. Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

2017 Trax: A 2017 Facelift Offers Plenty Of Updates

2017 Chevy Trax at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Trax is classified as a subcompact crossover SUV. It is a 5-door hatchback with a front engine and either standard front-wheel drive or optional 4-wheel drive. The 2017 Chevrolet Trax has been updated with many new features. The new Premier trim level replaces the LTZ trim level as the top-of-the-line trim. The LS and LT trim levels remain. The power comes from a turbocharged 1.4 liter I-4 engine that can develop 138 hp with torque of 148 lb-ft. The vehicle has a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The 2017 Trax model has many new safety features that include a newly available active safety tech. The safety tech includes rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, lane departure warning, and forward collision alert. All Trax models come with a standard rearview camera, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, a tire-pressure monitor, and 10 airbags. Although the 2017 model has not been tested yet, the 2015 and 2016 models have earned an overall rating of 5 stars from the NHTSA. The 2016 model year also earned a Good rating from the IIHS.

For the model year 2017, the Trax brand offers 18-inch aluminum wheels on the Premier model trim. A new dashboard comes on the redesigned interior along with a new instrument cluster. The Trax offers a new infotainment system with a 7-inch screen. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and 4G LTE come with the system. Exterior styling updates include a dual-port grille and sleek headlights that wrap around the corners into the front fenders. The Premier and LT trims feature halogen headlights along with LED accents. There is also a revised rear fascia, new taillights, and a dual exhaust system. Push-button start and keyless entry are also offered.

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2017 Cadillac XT5: A Luxury SUV

2017 Cadillac XT5 at Les Stanford CadillacThe 2017 Cadillac XT5 is classified as a mid-size crossover luxury SUV produced by Cadillac. It comes with a V6 engine that is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Engine start/stop is meant to maximize fuel efficiency so it comes as a standard feature. There is also a cylinder deactivation innovation that shuts down 2 of the cylinders when full power is not needed. This also helps to increase fuel economy. The XT5 gets an estimated 19 mpg in city driving and 27 mpg when driving on the highway. The engine can develop more than 300 hp, and the top speed is 130 mph.

The 2017 XT5 has many great features. If you use a smartphone you will love the wireless charging for your mobile devices. Then you have the 4G LTE which comes with built-in hotspot WiFi connectivity, so that you can have an internet connection almost everywhere. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard as a portion of the CUE infotainment system. The rear mirror camera system shows a live video of what is behind you in the rearview mirror.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave their highest rating of “Good” to all 5 of its crash test scores. This includes front impact, side impact, rear crash protection, and roof strength tests. There are multiple airbags for front and rear passenger protection. The vehicle comes with anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, and brake assist. You will also find child safety locks, a blind spot monitor, and a whole lot more.

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