2017 Chevrolet Silverado – Getting the Job Done

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Silverado, like many other models in the brand’s lineup, is an American icon, and its gotten even better for 2017.

The full-size 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is available in six trim levels: WT, LS, Custom, LT, LTZ and High Country. There are three cab styles with Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab, three box lengths (5’8″, 6’6″ and 8′) and all models can be equipped with four-wheel drive.

With all of the recent additions to the Silverado lineup, AutoTrader noted “the latest Silverado makes an excellent case for itself as one of today’s top pickup trucks.” That’s no surprise for the pickup that was named “Highest Ranked Large Light Duty Pickup in Initial Quality, Two Years in a Row” by J.D. Power.

That didn’t stop Chevrolet from making the 2017 model even better. There are two new exterior colors (Pepperdust Metallic and Graphite Metallic) and a capless fuel fill, and the newest model is standard with the Teen Driver feature that promotes safe driving habits by letting parents view various driving information during their child’s time out with their vehicle. The Enhanced Driver Alert Package now features Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, and Crew Cab models now have the segment’s best max trailering rating of 12,500 pounds.

Safety is a Silverado highlight with six airbags, StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control, Rollover Mitigation technology, Hill Start Assist and Trailer Sway Control, all standard. A rear vision camera is available. The Enhanced Driver Alert Package (standard on High Country models) adds IntelliBeam headlamps with automatic high-beam control, Front and Rear Park Assist, the Safety Alert Driver Seat, Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Alert, and the new Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking. You also get the peace of mind that comes with the OnStar® vehicle telematics system.

There are three engines available for the Silverado, including a 4.3-liter V6, 5.3-liter V8 and 6.2-liter V8. The V6 makes 285 hp and 305 lb/ft of torque, while stepping up to the 5.3-liter V8 gets you 355 hp and 383 lb/ft of torque, with more than 300 lb/ft of torque available from 2,000 to 5,600 rpm. The 6.2-liter V8 produces a potent 420 hp and 460 lb/ft of torque. All engines employ a trifecta of technologies including direct injection, Continuously Variable Valve Timing and Active Fuel Management to make the most out of every drop of fuel. An eight-speed automatic transmission is also available.

The exterior of the Silverado is rugged yet refined with available unique features like the CornerStep rear bumper, EZ Lift and Lower Locking Tailgate, cargo box LED lighting, and power-articulating running boards. Wheels range from 17-inches to 20-inches so you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Inside, Chevrolet MyLink® with an eight-inch color touch screen helps keep you connected and you can also add supple leather upholstery. Wireless phone charging, a Bose® sound system, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, dual zone automatic climate control and a heated steering wheel are also available. You can also add an abundance of packages and accessories to make the Silverado as unique as you are.

Add in two years/24,000-miles of complimentary maintenance (two visits), a three-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty and five-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty with courtesy transportation and roadside assistance, and the Silverado is hard to beat.

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Chevy’s Task Accomplishing 2018 Traverse

2018 Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford ChevroletChevy’s 2018 Traverse has the interior, technology, and looks that are needed to go anywhere and do whatever needs to be done. Inside is enough room for family trips or just a night out with your significant other.

The Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system comes with an eight-inch color touch-screen. Behind it is a storage compartment that can be kept locked away from others by a four-digit pin. Apple CarPlay™ will be enjoyed by iPhone users for listening to Apple Music®, directions, phone calls, etc. Android phone users will also like having Android Auto for similar reasons. The technology also includes the Teen Driver feature that allows parents to monitor their son or daughter’s driving.

Available safety features include a Rear Camera Mirror. A camera shows a wide-angle live image on the rearview mirror, ensuring the driver can clearly see what is behind him or her. Another non-standard safety feature is the Lane Keep Assist. In the case that a driver should accidently drift into the wrong lane, necessary alerts and turns on the steering wheel will help to get the vehicle back in the correct lane.

If one is looking for a vehicle to do what is needed when on the go, the 2018 Chevy Traverse should be considered. Visit Les Stanford Chevrolet for more information.

Save on Fuel with the 2017 Chevy Volt Electric Car

2017 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford ChevroletElectric cars are the way to go these day. Save money on fuel with the new 2017 Chevy Volt. It offers many standard features. With a full charge and a full tank it offers 420 miles of comfortable driving. The keyless entry remote start, 8 year warranty on the battery and automatic climate control are just a few of the standard features that come with the new Chevy Volt.

The list goes on and on. Enjoy the 8-inch digital touch color instrument screen. For easier starting, it includes an automatic remote starter system and keyless locks on each door and the lift gate. The automatic climate control also comes with the standard package so front seat passengers can control their temperature. As one of the most reliable electric vehicles available today, the 2017 Chevy Volt comes with a portable electric drive unit, charging cord that charges in about 4 hours. Get 1,000 miles between fill ups.

Additional features are also available. Upgrade to a luxury leather interior and a premium audio system for even more enjoyment. For added safety, purchase the Driver Confidence II package and drive this years Chevy Volt with confidence. It is IIHS’s 2017 top safety pick of the year.

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The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Has It All

2018 Chevy Equinox at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevrolet Equinox was awarded several recognitions by U. S. News and World Report including “Best Cars for the Money,” “Best Cars for Families,” and “Best Vehicle Brands.” Now, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox boasts even more impressive technological, style, performance and safety features. Enhanced gas mileage, additional cargo space, a number of active safety features, and onboard wifi capability are some of the new features this highly awarded vehicle.

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has an available new technological feature of a hands feee lift gate that allows vehicle owners with their hands full to open the lift gate with a mere foot motion. There is also a new programmable memory height that can be set to allow for low ceilings. Also available are ten advanced safety technologies to help detect and prevent potential hazards on the road.

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is immediately impressive with a fully redesigned exterior. The LED daytime running lamps which have become a signature feature of the brand remain a feature of the 2018 model. Plus, the wide array of color choices make this vehicle one that the selective driver can tailor to personal taste.

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is an excellent choice for drivers who want luxury, style, safety, and performance in a vehicle. Get yours at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

What to Expect of The Chevy Colorado

2017 Chevy Colorado at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevrolet Colorado is a mid sized pick-up truck. It has just as much power as any super duty truck. The Colorado is capable of towing approximately six thousand pounds. If you want to look stylish and still be able to tow and move things in the bed of your truck then the Colorado is a serious prospect.

You can get your Chevy Colorado in a 2 door or 4 door cab. If you like to have extra room extended cabs are a great way to go. You also have the option to choose the bed size of your newly acquired Chevy Colorado. The Colorado is generally equipped with the V8 engine which gives that desired get up and go that is expected from a pick up truck.

If you want to haul or tow with your new Colorado, but still want to keep your truck looking spectacular, you have the option to add a bed liner. Bed liners will protect the bed of your pick up from scratches and dents being shown. The Colorado has tons of safety features as well. Safety features include daytime running lights, 4 wheel anti lock brakes and all trucks come with front and side airbags, side-impact protection door beams, a steel safety cage. Safety is not an issue with the Chevy Colorado.

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Chevrolet Keeps Tradition Strong with 2018 Chevy Impala

2018 Chevy Impala at Les Stanford ChevroletThe Chevy Impala has long been one of the iconic cars in their legendary lineup. The 2018 Chevy Impala goes and carries on that tradition.

The 2018 Impala is a full-sized sedan that comes with an exclusive front wheel steering makeup. Two of the main motor configurations that come with the 2018 Chevy Impala are a 2.5 liter that produces 197 horsepower and then there is the V6, 3.6 liter engine that can produce in excess of 305 horsepower. The latter version is one that is most preferred by consumers according to major auto industry insiders.

As far as the body goes with the 2018 Chevy Impala, it remains the same. As a matter of fact, this body style was debuted in 2014 and has not changed. Insiders believe that a change could come probably with the 2019 or 2020 Impala. The big change for 2018 will be with the infotainment system. The Android Auto Integration System will be featured with the 2018 Impala.

Some are also saying that the 2018 Chevy Impala could possibly feature a new 9-speed automatic transmission. In the end, the 2018 Chevy Impala will have plenty of interior space and will be one of the top full size sedans on the market in the coming year. Check it out for yourself at Les Stanford Chevrolet!

Chevy Cruze – Award Winning Luxury In A Compact Design

2017 Chevy Cruze at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2017 Chevrolet Cruze has been rated as one of Consumer Reports’ “10 Top Picks of 2017”. The Chevy Cruze comes in two styles, the regular sedan and it is now available in a hatchback.

The body of the Chevy Cruze comes in two styles, with a sporty aerodynamic design. It’s road trip friendly, is comfortably quiet, and comes with a turbo charged 1.4 L engine standard with 153 horse-power, and a 6 speed transmission.

It is fuel efficient and has fuel economy of 33 mpg with up to 40 mpg highway. It also has LED daytime running headlamps. It has a smooth operating, fuel saving automatic engine start-stop system.

Advanced Safety features such as teen driver, make it a top selling point for families who want a safe car for their teen. It comes with 10 standard air bags, a forward collision alert system, and automatic crash response system where the OnStar advisor is automatically contacted if the air bag deploy sensors are triggered.

Some of the Chevy Cruze‘s interior features include standard heated front seats, with optional heated rear seats, an available MyLink touchscreen, with a voice controlled Apple Car Play system. An exceptionally quiet interior, ergonomic comfortable seats, 4G-LTE WiFi from OnStar, and available cell phone integration system.

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2018 Corvette Stingray – A Big Bang for the 7th Generation Corvette

2018 Chevy Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2018 Corvette Stingray was designed to be a convertible from the start, but is available in a coupe hard top. With the 6.2L V8 and 7-speed active rev matching transmission at 455 horsepower standard, once you see that green light and press the gas pedal you go from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds.

The 2018 Corvette Stingray enhances previous corvette iterations in style and is a true American sports car not a muscle car. Yes, sports car, not muscle car there is a difference. In true GM fashion, there are several LT trim packages to choose from on the 2018 Stingray, each expounding on the base iteration. The 2 LT trim level is set to provide the most popular Corvette Stingray options for 2018. With a driver centric interior and instrument cluster, the cockpit is designed with the driver in mind.

The optional exhaust and 8 speed paddle shift automatic give you an extra horsepower infusion and takes the human portion out of shifting to improve performance to 3.7 seconds 0-60 mph. The new corvette stingray has several available seating, appearance and luxury options as well as the Z 51 performance package.

There are 2018 Corvette Stingrays currently available. Visit Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King, to learn more!

Chevy 2017 Malibu Rated #1 Family Mid-Sized Car

2017 chevy malibu at les stanford chevroletVoted the number one family mid-size car is the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu according to Us News and World Report. This award was based on 23 pieces of data and research, and the research was based on data that was provided by automotive journalist reviews, crash tests results, and reliability ratings. Critics liked the cargo space and the comfortable ride. The new change for the 2017 Malibu is that it comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

The Malibu basic model seats five and comes with front-wheel drive. The highway miles range between 33-36 mpg and it gets 22-27 around the city. Its engine ranges between at 160-250 horsepower. The fuel tank capacity is 13 to 15.8 gallons.

Its spacious interior is designed with tall drivers front seats, sporty handling around turns and comes with an intuitive 8-inch touchscreen interface. A fuel-efficient Hybrid is offered and has respectable acceleration. The body design is stylish.

This car was classed with an NHTSA 5-star out of a possible 5-star safety rating. It comes with a Teen Driver feature that allows parents to limit feature availability and to set driving boundaries for their young driver. The Driver Confidence package II is optional and features many upgrades.

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Chevy SS – Not Your Grandfather’s Chevy Anymore!

2017 Chevy SS at Les Stanford ChevroletIf you were asked what you liked best in a Chevy SS, most folks would probably say it’s, well, fun. Think: the ability to smoke your rear tires with the best of them. Actually, this SS is proud to let you know that it has a rather roomy interior and an impressive level of overall refinement. So, what’s new in the SS you may ask? Well, for starters, you will see a new front bumper, LED accent lighting, hood vents, and 19 inch wheels. Also, variable exhaust is now standard and so is the Chevy MyLink entertainment system.

In terms of Chevy safety the Chevy SS equipment includes antilock disc brakes. It also includes front-and rear side airbags plus knee airbags and side curtain airbags; talk about safety! If you are a picky driver, this SS will not feel large at higher speeds. You’ll also get a feel of comfort when you are sweeping around turns. One more thing about the Chevy SS is the adaptive suspension that offers three settings that will let the driver select the proper firmness for any occasion.

Things haven’t changed much when it comes to fuel-economy ratings. On the Chevy SS is 17 mpg combined – 14 city and 21 highway. For the manual it’s 17 mpg combined – 15 city 21 highway.

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