The Chevy Volt: Almost 100 Miles on a Gallon!

2012 Chevy Volt at Les Stanford Chevrolet Dealership in Dearborn MIWith its hybrid engine, the 2012 Chevy Volt is among the most fuel efficient vehicles available. Equipped with an efficient engine, excellent audio technology and control systems, this car is a joy to take on trips. It excels at both city driving and out on the open road.

Fuel Efficient

The 2012 Chevy Volt’s mark of distinction is its fuel efficiency. Earning a possible 95 MPG in the city and 93 MPG on the highway, the engineers at Chevy have taken full advantage of hybrid technology. In addition to the excellent fuel efficiency, the hybrid engine has a range of 300 miles. That is as much as some traditional engines. With the Volt, hybrids no longer are limited to short trips.

Technology

The Volt’s interior is also equipped for long trips. With an iPod input and satellite radio, there are plenty of options for listening during the 300 mile drive. This model comes standard with Bluetooth technology and there is an optional navigation system.

Safety

The Chevy Volt was built to provide a safe ride, in addition to a green ride. The 2012 model has both a stability control system and a traction control system. These provide control and safety in tight situations and bad weather.

The 2012 Chevy Volt is a leading hybrid this year. Chevy’s engineers have incorporated technology into all aspects of the hybrid. This is one of the most fuel efficient cars available. Equipped with technology to provide a fun, comfortable ride and safety systems to protect passengers, people are sure to appreciate the Volt.

Climb inside the Chevy Volt at Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac. We are located at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124.

It’s Like Having Your Living Room on Wheels: The Chevrolet Suburban

Chevy Suburban at Les Stanford Chevrolet Dealership in Dearborn MINot all vehicles come with everything you need in one place but a Chevrolet Suburban is like having a living room on wheels. In fact, when you consider the features, you’ll be surprised at the resemblance that the Chevrolet Suburban actually has to the most comfortable and entertaining room in your home. Featuring a spacious interior with room for up to 9 passengers and plenty of options such as power adjustable pedals, a remote start and rear parking assist combined with tri-zone climate control, the Suburban is not only comfortable but safe too.

The latest technology is available in this Chevrolet model and just like your home living room, the Suburban features a DVD entertainment system with SiriusXM Satellite Radio. For the driver, XM NavTraffic gets you where you want to go in a hurry, helping you to avoid traffic jams, road blocks and other hazards with turn-by-turn navigation coming through the best digital quality sound system. Don’t forget, there is also OnStar which is like having a direct dial to 9-1-1 at the touch of a button—just another added safety feature of the Chevy Suburban.

Interior bucket seats, that are both heated and cooled, make the Suburban far more comfortable than a couch ever was. With 12-way power and two-position driver memory, these seats not only keep you comfortable but they remember who you are– it’s like having your favorite recliner in your truck! The Chevrolet Suburban may not actually be your living room but with so many interior options, a complete entertainment center fully equipped with SiriusXM Radio and DVD player, as well as premium sound, it’s surprising how many things the two really do have in common.

For your home away from home, choose a Chevy Suburban from Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124.

Burn Up the Road with the Chevrolet Corvette

Chevy Corvette at Les Stanford Chevrolet Dealership in Dearborn MIChevrolet has been making Corvettes for over 60 years and has continued to improve on their original design every year. With the combination of new technologies and classic ideas, the Corvette has become one of the best known sports cars in the world and knows few rivals.

The body styles have gradually been modified throughout the years and have resulted in a lower and sleeker look. By reducing wind shear effects and increasing handling, the Corvette has evolved into a true speed demon. In order to achieve this feat, the engineers have made use of the latest aerodynamic and suspension technologies.

Residing underneath the hood of this American muscle machine is a 430HP V8 engine that can be boosted to 436HP with an additional dual-mode exhaust system. The short throw six-speed transmission, combined with the V8, allows this impressive machine to go from 0-60 in 4.2 seconds.

Inside the Corvette, a magnetic selective ride control feature allows the driver to adjust the suspension depending on road conditions for improved handling. The interior also comes equipped with an OnStar support system and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. A dual-zone automatic climate control system along with keyless access and push button ignition system are also standard options.

Safety features include 12 front and side impact airbags designed to protect the driver and passenger in the event of an accident. Another standard safety feature includes the run-flat tires which allow drivers to travel to a repair shop, at a moderate speed, without damaging the rims.

When looking to purchase a new sports car that has never strayed away from its roots, take some time to check out the Chevrolet Corvette. With its sculpted lines and impressive power plant, once a person takes a test drive, they will never be the same again.

Test drive the Corvette today at Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124. Call (800) 836-0972 for more information.

The Chevy Colorado Midsize Pickup Truck: Just the Right Size

2012 Chevy Coloardo at Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn MIThe new 2012 Chevy Colorado is a versatile truck. Many benefits come from features both standard and optional, from safety to convenience.

Four-wheel anti-lock brakes and stability control with traction control are valuable systems to have when needing to make emergency maneuvers. While they may help give more control and keep the vehicle on the road, more features are available should an accident happen involving a crash. Six airbags for the driver, front passenger and head-curtain side impact airbags give protection to the occupants. The steel safety cage and side-impact protection door beams reduce damage to the cab, reducing further injury.

As with most pickup trucks, the Colorado has both a 2WD and a 4×4 drive train. The two-wheel drive is efficient for drivers in mild weather climates and is best for fuel economy. In climates or terrains where four-wheel drive is needed, touch button shifting is available to easily switch between the two drives.

Depending on the truck’s size, engine and optional equipment, it’s possible to get up to 25 miles per gallon on the highway and 18 miles per gallon for city driving.

One of the major reasons to own a pickup truck is the ability to haul things. The Colorado is available with either a standard or a short cargo bed, making it easy to have just the right amount of space. A drop-in bed liner comes standard to help protect the bed bottom from scratches and dents.

If the cargo bed alone doesn’t have enough room for everything, a trailering package is available. With a maximum payload of up to 1,400 pounds, it should be quite possible to haul around practically anything.

The Colorado is big enough for tough jobs, yet small enough to use every day. For all of your Chevy needs visit Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124.

Got the Need for Speed? The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Fits the Bill

Chevy Camaro at Les Stanford Chevrolet Dealership in Dearborn MIIf you have the need for speed and want a great looking car, the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro is for you. The SS Coupe features a 6.2 liter V8 with a six-speed manual transmission to help you tear up the street — or track.

The 20-inch wheels with 275/40R20 tires and the rear spoiler help give the Camaro its sexy look. The tires sit on painted alloy wheels under the Camaro’s sporty 112.3-inch wheelbase and are turned by a limited slip differential. The base engine is a 6.2 liter, overhead valve V8 that produces 420 foot-pounds of torque at 4,600 RPM and 426 horsepower at 5,900 RPM. The Camaro holds 19 gallons of premium unleaded gasoline and gets 16 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway.

The Camaro features several safety options, including four-wheel ABS brakes, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags and child seat anchors. The Camaro also features a remote anti-theft alarm system, daytime running lights and front fog/driving lights, stability control, traction control, electronic brakeforce distribution and post-collision safety system, among several other safety features.

While you may think the Camaro is small, it features plenty of room — the front head room is over 35 inches and the leg room is over 42 inches. The front seats are eight-way powered and are height adjustable. The rear features over 35 inches of head room and 30 inches of rear leg room. The rear seat also folds down for more cargo space.

For comfort and convenience, the Camaro features remote power door locks, power mirrors and one-touch power windows. Use the cruise control while on a long highway trip. The front console has storage to hold incidentals while driving, cup holders, front door pockets and front seatback storage. It also has 12-volt front power outlets for your GPS or cell phone charging needs. The steering wheel is tilt and telescopic.

All of this is covered by GM’s basic three-year, 36,000-mile warranty, five-year, 100,000-mile drivetrain and roadside warranties, and a six-year, 100,000-mile rust warranty.

Drive in style in the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro. Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124 is ready to assist you today!

The Chevrolet Volt: Innovative Technology

Chevy Volt at Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn MIChevrolet has offered an innovative and tech savvy alternative to the standard passenger car criteria. With the introduction of the Volt, Chevrolet has done their part to offer a vehicle to those who want to “Go Green”.

Introduced to the U.S. market in 2010, the Chevrolet Volt, a gas/electric hybrid, is growing in popularity. The Volt has a powerful lithium-ion battery which alone can power the car for approximately 35 miles. The Volt operates solely on battery power until the battery has lost charge. At this point, the gas engine kicks in to power an electric generator to help with extending the vehicle’s range. The Volt also utilizes regenerative braking, which basically means that when the brake is applied, the energy required to stop the car is not wasted but converted to another form of energy that is stored in the battery for later use. The Volt also features 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, traction control, heated power adjustable mirrors and is enabled with a remote start system as standard equipment. The Volt also boasts hands-free calling via Bluetooth for certain phones, a USB port, a 30 GB hard drive for audio data storage, three convenient 12 volt auxiliary power outlets and a centrally located 7” LCD touch screen as standard equipment. Talk about a mobile office!

Safety takes no back seat in the Chevrolet Volt as it comes standard with dual stage airbags, daytime running lamps, an anti-theft system, remote keyless entry and a tire pressure monitor.

Anyone who purchases a Chevrolet Volt will enjoy the benefits that this vehicle offers. Imagine longer times between fill ups as the Volt offers an estimated 37 MPG in gasoline-only mode. The Volt is perfect for trips around the city or short commutes to work. An owner of a Chevrolet Volt would most likely feel a sense of pride in knowing that they would be doing their part to reduce emissions and help the environment.

The Chevrolet Volt is truly technology in motion. Get in motion and head over to Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124. Or call (800) 836-0972 to speak to one of our knowledgeable representatives.

Get the Complete Package With the 2011 Chevrolet Impala

Chevy Impala at Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn Mi The Chevy Impala is a top choice among American drivers of full-size sedans but it’s much more than that.

The 2011 Impala matches performance with fuel economy and styling with safety. In fact, its roominess comes almost as an afterthought when you get behind the wheel.

The Impala comes standard with a 3.5L V6 motor and an optional 3.9L V6 (standard in LTZ models). Both are equipped with Variable Valve Timing, which improves performance and minimizes emissions. The Impala won’t hurt you at the gas pump. The 3.5L engine delivers 29 highway MPG — tops in its market segment. The Impala can also run off E85 ethanol, a cleaner-burning fuel that is made with U.S.-grown biomass.

The 2011 Impala is stylish both inside and out. The exterior is designed to stand out among its peers and allow for maximum passenger and cargo space on the inside. Interior options maximize comfort, whether it be heated front seating with six-way power adjustments, satellite radio with Bose premium sound or Bluetooth connectivity and smartphone apps that allow you to take full advantage of your Impala.

With the Impala, safety is built-in — not added on. Along with a reinforced-steel safety cage, all Impala models are equipped with six standard airbags — four upfront (frontal and side-impact) along with head curtain side-impact airbags for rear passengers.

The security of OnStar, however, may be the Impala’s most valuable safety feature. OnStar offers a variety of services, but your loved ones will appreciate its Automated Crash Response system the most. Even if you are incapacitated in the event of a crash, OnStar will alert emergency responders of your location and request assistance.

The 2011 Chevrolet Impala is the complete package. Drive one today and you’ll see why no other sedan provides more value. Find the Chevy Impala at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124 from Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac.

The Sporty 2011 Chevy Traverse: A Perfect Fit For Any Family

Chevy Traverse at Les Stanford Chevrolet Dealership in Dearborn MIThe 2011 Chevy Traverse is Chevrolet’s answer to the crossover. Offering 3 trim levels, the Traverse is useful for the everyday travels a family may encounter. What’s more it is also fuel efficient, boasting a whopping 17MPG city and up to 24MPG highway.

Traverse LS

The base Traverse LS comes standard with third row seating that holds up to 8 passengers. The second and third row seats are split-bench seats, which allows for additional room when hauling odd shaped items. The steel wheels are an attractive 17 inches. The tilt and telescoping steering wheel allows room for any size driver. Full power accessories, as well as air conditioning and OnStar, are standard. The radio has a CD/MP3 player and is heard through six speakers.

Traverse LT

The mid level LT offers the same amenities as the base model LS but has two sub trim levels. The 1LT offers 18-inch alloy wheels. Parking sensors allow for ease when backing up, as do the heated side view mirrors. The power driver’s seat offers 8-way movement allowing for optimal grip on the leather wrapped steering wheel. One step up is the 2LT, which offers tri-zone climate control. Additional assistance with backing up is the rear-view camera, located in the rear-view mirror. The sound system is upgraded to a Bose system with 10 speakers and rear audio system controls. The 2LT also offers captain’s chairs in the second row for a more comfortable ride. The power liftgate allows the busy mom to load and unload the rear with the touch of a button.

Traverse LTZ

This top of the line model offers 20-inch alloy wheels which support the sleek leather interior. Both front seats are heated and ventilated and offer the option of power for both. The LTZ model also adds remote start and Bluetooth.

Most higher level options are available on lower level models. Additional options available on all models include a navigation system, dual sunroofs and a DVD entertainment system.

With all of these sleek and sporty options, the 2011 Chevy Traverse is one crossover that cannot be ignored.  Stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124 to see the Chevy Traverse, up close and personal.

Camaro Convertible: King of Muscle Cars

Chevy Camaro Convertible at Les Standford Chevrolet in Dearborn MILast year, Chevy revived its Camaro line up and it was received with success. Last year’s Camaro was king of the rear-wheel-drive muscle car, but this year they’re taking it a step further, adding a convertible to their 2011 line-up.

The Camaro convertible comes with a choice between two engines. The first choice is a respectable 3.6-liter, 312-horsepower V6 with a six-speed transmission, either manual or automatic. The more powerful choice is the 6.2-liter, 400-horsepower V8, the same engine found in a Corvette. The V8 is blazing fast, as one would imagine, yet gets decent miles-per-gallon, 16 in the city and 25 on the highway.

If you want numbers to see just how quick the Camaro convertible is, then look no more. The V8 goes 0-60 in 4.9 seconds and the V6 does it in 6 seconds. It also handles very well.

The interior is amazing, especially if you opt for the black and orange upholstery. The orange ambient lighting in the dark is surprisingly attractive.

The top is a soft top, similar to a Corvette convertible top. It’s thick and durable and features a rear window with a defogger. It folds and unfolds almost automatically with the press of a button, taking no more than a quarter of a minute.

Returning to the inside, the interior has everything you could want, technology wise. The HUD informs you of your RPM, speed and more, such as your current radio station, right on the windshield. There is a hands free Bluetooth device so you can take your calls wirelessly without even touching your phone. If you have a smartphone, you can lock and unlock your car via phone and even start it.

The 2011 Camaro Convertible is a beast of a car, one any driver would truly enjoy. It has speed, style, technology and everything else you could want in a car. The Camaro Convertible is a must drive for muscle car fans, hands down.

The road is waiting! Stop by Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124, to take the road in the Camaro Convertible.

The 2011 Silverado Half-Ton Remains At The Top

Chevy Silverado 1500 at Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn MIDespite its many design changes over the years, the Chevy Suburban Half-Ton is still one of the most remarkable, rugged, dependable trucks on the market. Thanks to innovative technology, this favorite is now safer to operate and maintain than ever before.

The V8 gas/ethanol engine supplies a total of 323 horsepower, allowing for this vehicle to trailer exceptionally heavy loads. Sequential fuel injection means the engine is always operating at maximum performance and Silverado rides more than just comfortably, thanks to the well-designed coil spring suspension on both front and rear.

Silverado Half-Ton comes with a good number of standard features on the exterior including daytime running lights, heated outside mirrors, running boards, a traction control system, privacy glass anda full-size luggage rack. Available in 2 or 4-wheel drive, Silverado is as much fun to build and customize as it is to operate.

Inside the cabin one finds some very nice amenities. There is a dual-zone climate control and separate climate control for the rear seating area. The driver and front passenger seats are fully power adjustable and the pass-through rear seats makes it easy to transfer cargo through the length of the cabin. The Silverado Half-Ton has an additional removable rear seat and boasts a total of 65 inches of second row shoulder room, 137 cubic feet of cargo space and 49 inches inside bed width between the wheel housings.

The sound system is more than adequate and features a CD player and well-placed speakers. Upgraded trims have the available power sunroof and heated driver and passenger seats. Rear seat audio controls and auxiliary power outlets are standard on all Silverado vehicles.

Thorax side impact and a full complement of airbags means total safety in the event of a collision. The Silverado Half-Ton also has the StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System and the OnStar® package, complete with Roadside Assistance and Emergency Response.

A proud member of the Chevrolet family for decades, the Silverado Half-Ton is a fully loaded vehicle ready to tackle any type of terrain and has the power to haul just about anything. Lasting value and dependability make this truck a favorite for those needing reliability and great overall performance.

Tackle any terrain in the Silverado Half-Ton from Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac at 21730 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI 48124.