Get Rolling in a 2015 Chevy Malibu 3LT

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When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you’ll want to pick out and test drive several – unless of course, you’re a Chevy fan and wouldn’t own anything but a Chevy. In any case, be sure the Malibu 3LT is on your list of vehicles to test drive at Classic Chevrolet. The turbocharged four-cylinder will make you forget it’s got a Four in it, but you’ll surely remember when you fill up the tank.

Mechanical Features

The 2015 Malibu 3LT features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder SIDI engine with variable valve timing. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with automatically-controlled overdrive. This combination puts out 259 horsepower at 5,300 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque between 3,000 and 4,000 rpm. The Malibu gets 21 mpg* in the city and 30 mpg* on the highway.

The rack-mounted electric power steering features a non-variable ratio; the rear suspension is a four-link setup and the brake system features four-wheel ABS disc brakes. The brakes are also high performance and have noise and dust performance with FNC rotors.

Exterior Features

When you look at the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu 3LT, you’ll fall in love. The 18-inch aluminum wheels set off the black paint. The front features active front lower grille shutter, halogen headlights with automatic exterior light control and front fog lights. The wipers are intermittent and features structureless wiper blades.

Interior Features

The interior features premium cloth seats, an 8-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar, adjustable head restraints, a 60/40 split rear folding seat, cup holders, a leather-wrapped, three-spoke steering wheel with mounted cruise and audio controls, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, driver information center, express down on all windows, remote keyless entry, remove vehicle start, electronic cruise control with set and resume speed, power trunk release including a release button on the key fob, and dual zone automatic climate control.

Additional features include an overhead console, theft deterrent system, security and panic alarms, rear defroster, two auxiliary power outlets, hidden storage behind the 7-inch diagonal touch screen, front and rear door bins, console storage, illuminated passenger and driver vanity mirrors and illuminated entry.

Safety Features

Safety features include brake assist, ECM grade braking control, StabiliTrak, daytime running lamps, 10 airbags, OnStar Directions and Connections for six months, built-in WiFi with OnStar 4G LTE, the LATCH system for children and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the 2015 Malibu 3LT and any other vehicle you may be interested in.

2015 Chevy Camaro LS with 2LS

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If you are in the market for a sports car with a reasonable price, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro LS with 2LS. This trim level features a 3.6-liter SIDI double overhead cam engine with variable valve timing backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with TAPshift manual shift controls on the steering wheel.

Mechanical Aspects

The 3.6-liter engine makes 278 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm and 323 horsepower at 6,800 rpm. The rear gears are 2.92 and the suspension is a sport suspension. This rear-wheel drive coupe features a 150-amp alternator, maintenance-free battery with rundown protection, variable ratio power steering and four-wheel antilock disc brakes.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include Chevrolet’s StabiliTrak stability control system, traction control, the LATCH system for child seats, daytime running lamps in the low beam headlight, Directions and Connections for six months, dual stage frontal airbags, thorax side impact airbags, driver and front passenger airbags, head curtain side impact airbags, a passenger sensing system for the airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, and a trunk emergency release handle.

Interior Features

The interior features sport bucket seats with adjustable head restraints, a folding rear seat with a trunk pass through, power recliner for the driver and front passenger seats, a floor console with an armrest, a three-spoke urethane steering wheel, tilt and telescopic steering column, driver information center, power programmable door locks, express up and down windows, the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, air filtration, a locking glove box and two auxiliary power outlets.

Additional features include two front cup holders, map pockets in the doors, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, front reading lights, illuminated entry with theater dimming and a urethane shifter knob.

Exterior Features

The exterior features on the LS model feature 18-inch painted aluminum wheels, hood blanket, halogen headlights with automatic lamp control, power door mirrors and intermittent wipers.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include an AM/FM stereo, MP3 player, CD player, music navigator, auxiliary input jack, outside temperature display and a Graphic Information Display. Additional features include a six-speaker audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio, Bluetooth, and mounted audio controls on the steering wheel.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro LS with 2LS or any of the other models on the lot.

2015 Chevy Impala LS

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One of the sedans on your “must test drive” list should be the 2015 Chevrolet Impala LS, now available at Classic Chevy. The engine and transmission combination is excellent on fuel economy; and the interior is well-appointed. Chevrolet’s safety equipment and technology make this a great sedan for commuting or taking long family road trips.

Engine and Transmission Features

The 2.5-liter ECOTEC engine features a variable valve lift intake and variable valve timing. It is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 196 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 186 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. This combination gets 22 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway.

Steering, Brakes and Suspension

The 2015 Impala LS features a four-link rear suspension for a better ride, and electric power steering with variable assist. The brake system features four-wheel ABS disc brakes and FNC high performance rotors with noise and dust performance.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include brake assist, brake control in cornering situations, traction control, and StabiliTrak, Chevrolet’s stability control system.

Additional features include 10 total airbags including frontal and knee airbags for the driver and passenger, side impact seat-mounted and roof rail airbags for the front and rear outboard seats, and a passenger sensing system; speed control, speed sensing steering, a panic alarm and an emergency communication system.

OnStar Directions and Connections is included for six months. This technology includes stolen vehicle assistance, automatic crash response, turn-by-turn navigation and roadside assistance. The OnStar basic plan, which is included for 5 years, includes OnStar vehicle diagnostics and dealer maintenance notification and RemoteLink key fob services.

Interior Features

Interior features include premium cloth seats, and eight-way power driver seat, a 60/40 rear folding seat, adjustable head restraints, floor console with open storage, a noise cancellation system, tilt and telescopic steering, color driver information center, express up driver’s window, express down on all windows, automatic headlights, remote keyless entry, electronic cruise control, several power outlets, a theft deterrent system, and illuminated vanity mirrors.

Exterior Features

Exterior features include front intermittent wipers, power door mirrors, halogen headlights, bumpers and door handles that are the same color as the body, and illuminated entry.

Stop by Classic Chevrolet today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Impala LS and to learn more about its convenience, safety, entertainment and security features.

Top Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Vehicle

When you buy a used vehicle from a dealership such as Classic Chevrolet, you don’t have quite so much to worry about. If you are considering buying a used vehicle from an individual or a small car lot that sells only used vehicles, you cannot count on the seller being completely honest. When you buy used at a large dealership, you can find certified pre-owned vehicles and the dealership will process the registration for you.

Title Questions

Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure the title you are getting is not a rebuilt title. If a vehicle has a rebuilt title, that usually means that it was totaled and then repaired. If the title is a rebuilt title, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should discount the vehicle – sometimes an insurance company will total a vehicle with hail damage and other damage that doesn’t affect the frame.

Accidents and CarFax

Ask for the CarFax – and if no CarFax is available, find out if the dealership has any information or noticed anything with the vehicle that shows it could have been in a crash. You can also look for signs. A different paint color on the inside of the door jams means that the vehicle was painted. While this doesn’t necessarily mean it was in a crash, it could have been. When you test drive, have a friend watch as you drive away to see if the vehicle dog tracks.

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Maintenance

Ask if the vehicle looks as though the previous owner kept up on maintenance. While you can’t tell how often the vehicle was maintained less for a CarFax report, you or the dealership can look for signs such as an oil-caked mess under the valve covers, foul-smelling transmission fluid and dirty oil.

Options

Ask the salesperson if the vehicle was ordered with any special options. Sometimes a buyer might add a towing package that didn’t come with that particular trim level, an upgraded stereo system, different wheels, a different engine, and additional safety equipment that might have been optional.

Tires

Be sure to check the tires to ensure that they have enough tread to last for at least a year. If the tires are worn uneven or are low on tread, you may want to negotiate an alignment and tires into the deal.

Stop by Classic Chevy to browse through our used car lot and to test drive several of our pre-owned or barely used models.

2014 Camaro Coupe Z/28

If you are in the market for a pre-owned vehicle, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive any of the certified pre-owned vehicles on the lot, including the 2014 Camaro Coupe Z/28 with under 300 miles. This model features a 7.0-liter engine with a dry sump oil system backed by a six-speed manual transmission. The engine makes 505 horsepower at 6,100 rpm and 481 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include StabiliTrak stability control system with traction control, OnStar with six months of Directions and Connections, a tire pressure monitoring system, daytime running lamps, the LATCH system for child seats, Brembo four-wheel ABS ceramic disc brakes, dual stage frontal airbags, thorax side impact airbags, driver and front passenger airbags, head curtain side impact airbags, and a passenger sensing system for the airbags.

OnStar includes automatic crash response, roadside assistance, stolen vehicle assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include an AM/FM radio, CD player, MP3 playback, a graphic information display, Sirius XM radio, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

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Convenience Features

Convenience features include power door mirrors, intermittent wipers, Recaro performance seats with leather and sueded microfiber inserts, a Z/28 sill plate, alloy pedals, a three-spoke, sueded microfiber-wrapped, flat-bottom steering wheel, tilt and telescopic steering column, driver information center, power programmable door locks with lockout protection, express up and down driver and passenger front windows, remote keyless entry, the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, an air filtration system, rear window defogger, cup holders, map pockets, vanity mirrors and front reading lights.

Additional features include the Z/28 rear spoiler, front and rear fascias, aluminum hood with carbon fiber insert, body-colored lower rocker panels, and body-colored door handles.

To learn more about the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and to take a test drive, stop by Classic Chevy today.

October Specials at Classic

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If you are thinking about a new vehicle, now is the time to stop in at Classic Chevrolet to grab your next new car or truck at a deal. Get ready for the fall and winter seasons with a new vehicle – you’re going to love the newness when you head out on fall trips to orchards, festivals and wineries; and for winter trips to see Christmas lights and trips to holiday dinners at relatives’ and friends’ homes.

If you’ve had your eyes on a Chevrolet Camaro for some time, now is the time to take a test drive. Well-qualified buyers get 3.9 percent APR for 60 months on the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro.

Lease or purchase a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. You can purchase this truck at 3.9 percent APR for 60 months or you can lease it for $299 per month for 36 months with $2,839 due at signing.

The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has a great deal on it now with 2.9 percent APR for 60 months. The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox – if you need something bigger than the Cruze – is available for 2.9 percent for 60 months or for lease for $219 per month for 36 months with $3,019 due at signing.

Lease a 2015 Chevrolet Impala for $299 per month for 36 months with $3,209 due at signing or purchase it for 2.9 percent APR for 60 months. If you prefer the 2015 Malibu, you can get $500 bonus cash plus $1,000 consumer cash, or you can purchase it for 2.9 percent APR for 60 months and still get $500 bonus cash.

Need a truck? Choose from many 2015 model year Silverado models, including the 1500 and 2500 for 2.9 percent or 3.9 percent APR for 60 months. Our trucks also have several lease specials for well-qualified buyers.

Business owners and other who need a van or a cutaway also benefit. Get a 2015 Chevrolet Express Cargo 3500 for 2.9 percent APR for 60 months, a 2015 Chevrolet Express Commercial Cutaway at 2.9 percent APR for 60 months or a 2015 Chevrolet Express Passenger for 2.9 percent APR for 60 months.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive a sedan, coupe, sports car, SUV, light-duty or heavy-duty truck today. Be sure to ask your salesperson about all specials on the model you are interested in.

2014 Chevrolet Express Commercial Cutaway 3500 Van

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Whether you need a larger van for large business use or you run a small business from your home, the 2014 Chevrolet Express commercial cutaway 3500 van, available at Classic Chevy, is perfect for keeping tools of the trade locked up and convenient. The 3500 features a 4.8-liter Vortec engine that makes 285 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque at 4,600 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic heavy-duty transmission with overdrive, tow/haul mode and internal transmission cooler.

Safety and Security Features

The 3500 features four-wheel antilock disc brakes, a mid-frame fuel tank, daytime running lights, air bag deactivation switch for the front passenger side, a tire pressure monitoring system, a brake/transmission shift interlock and driver and front passenger airbags.

Convenience Features

Convenience features include high-back bucket seats with head restraints, inside armrests, cup holders, two auxiliary power outlets on the engine console cover, oil life monitor, the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, side window defrosters, a passenger assist handle and interior door handle-activated lighting.

The Driver Information Center features average speed, fuel range, fuel used, oil life, ice warning, average fuel economy, engine hours, maintenance reminders and a tachometer.

Exterior Features

Features on the exterior include 16-inch wheel with all-season tires, black front bumper with a step pad, outside mirrors, intermittent wipers with pulse washers and a front license plate kit.

Additional Options

Additional options include remote keyless entry, power door locks, StabiliTrak with traction assistance and a vehicle stability enhancement system and cruise control. You may also opt for the 6.0-liter V-8 engine. The V-8 makes 342 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 373 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm.

Furthermore, the 3500 has additional options including a leather-wrapped steering wheel, SiriusXM radio, six-month subscription to OnStar, Bluetooth, CD/MP3 player, AM/FM stereo, USB port, a rear vision camera, 7-pin, sealed connector trailer wiring, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2014 Chevrolet Express Commercial Cutaway 3500 Van today if you need something for your business, even if you have a small home-based business that requires you to haul tools or other items to a client’s site.

Tuscany Badlander Truck

If you are in the market for a Silverado, but need something a little more “Bad,” consider getting a Silverado Tuscany Badlander truck. Stop by Classic Chevrolet to see one of these “bad boy” trucks and to take a test drive if you need something with a little more oomph.

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Standard Badlander Package Features

The Tuscany Badlander standard package features a 6-inch ProComp suspension lift kit and heavy duty Pro-Comp performance shocks so that you can go where you need to go, whether in in the fields or in the woods. The 20-inch Tuscany Crusher wheels raise the truck even more, plus give it that “Badlander” look.

The wheels are fitted with 325 BF Goodrich all terrain tires to help you navigate through snow and mud. Of course, with the lift kit, you need different alignment settings, so the installer aligns the front end to match.

As with any other changes, these changes don’t just affect the ride and height. They also affect the speed and mileage, thus the tire sensors, speedometer and odometer are recalibrated for the correct speed and mileage.

With the height of the Badlander, it can be difficult to get in. The standard Tuscany Badlander package includes three-step wheel to wheel bars so you can climb in easier.

Additional standard features include OEM Real Chrome mirror caps and chrome door handles, a billet aluminum grille, the “Badlander by Tuscany” graphics, painted bow ties, a custom stainless steel dual exhaust, Tuscany logo headrests and color-keyed fender flares. The Badlander package also comes standard with a 3-year, 36,000-mile warranty.

Optional Equipment

In addition to the standard Badlander package, you can add an interior trim package in your choice of Burl Wool or Carbon Fiber, a premium leather package with high-grade/baseball stitching on the seat inserts, a full LED roof light bar, a stainless steel bull bar with KC lights, window tint, Tuscany custom paint and a color-keyed low-profile tonneau cover.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive, pick out and personalize your Tuscany Badlander Silverado.

State Fair in Dallas

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The State Fair in Dallas will be held from September 26 through October 19, 2014. You will definitely need more than one day to see everything, especially if you want to see different headliners on the Chevy Main Stage. Since you may be stuck in traffic when you get to the fair or leave the fair, be sure you stop by Classic Chevrolet to have your vehicle checked and serviced – if necessary – before the first day you attend the fair.

Chevy Main Stage Headliners

Every night of the fair the Chevy Main Stage will feature a different artist. Artists include:

  • The Swon Brothers on September 26 at 8:30 p.m.
  • Fantasia on September 27 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Lucy Hale on September 28 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Kool & the Gang on October 4 at 8:30 p.m.
  • Siggno on October 5 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Kyle Park on October 7 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Deryl Dodd on October 11 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Cody Canada & the Departed on October 11 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Jason Boland & the Stragglers on October 11 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Casey Donahew Band on October 11 at 8:30 p.m.
  • Le Freak on October 12 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
  • Becky G on October 13 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Danielle Bradbery on October 17 at 8:30 p.m.
  • Collective Soul on October 18 at 3:00 p.m.
  • La Maquinaria Nortena on October 19 at 3:00 p.m.

Food and Fun

In addition to the live entertainment, you’ll have plenty of food to choose from including turkey legs, corn dogs and tons of other fried foods. Plus, you’ll see a daily cooking demonstration and other culinary competitions.

Other fun for kids includes the Pee Wee Stampede, Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pulls, Big Tex’s Barnyard and much more. Don’t forget the livestock exhibits, equestrian events, auction, rides and games.

Stop by Classic Chevy before you head out to the fair to ensure that your vehicle is up to sitting in traffic. If you haven’t had your vehicle serviced and it is time for regularly scheduled maintenance, now is the time to bring it in. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, purchase or lease it before the fair starts so you can show it off to everyone!

September Events in Dallas

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It’s time to plan for fall events, especially if you just bought a new vehicle from Classic Chevrolet. You can take that new car smell with you when you start celebrating autumn this year. If you haven’t bought or leased a new vehicle, be sure to have your current car serviced at our service department before you start attending the many September events in Dallas.

Autumn at the Arboretum

During the months of September, October and November, and starting on September 20, visit the arboretum to view over 50,000 pumpkins, squash and gourds that make up the Pumpkin Village. You’ll have many photo opportunities, and can attend many of the fall festivals during this time period. Also, this year, Cinderella’s Carriage returns! The arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas, 75218.

Pantego Fest 2014

The Pantego Fest is back again this year. It will be held at the Park Row West Shopping Center, 2229 West Park Row, Pantego, Texas, 76013. All age groups and people with many different interests will enjoy the Pantego Fest. Live music including the cover bank L Freak, a 5k race and Fun Run and local vendors are just a few of the things happening at the festival. Admission to the festival is free. Hours are September 26, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., September 27, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. and September 28, 2014 from noon until 6:00 p.m.

State Fair of Texas 2014

The State Fair of Texas 2014 will be held from September 26, 201 4 through October 19, 2014 at Fair Park Dallas, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75210. The 2014 State Fair of Texas will run from Friday, September 26, 2014 to Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Enjoy lots of kid-friendly fun, exhibits, Texas Discovery Gardens and more. This year, the fair has extended hours from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. General admission is $17, children under 48 inches get in for $13 and children under 2 years of age get in free. Food and ride coupons are sold in sheets of 20 and are $0.50 per coupon. If you want to attend the fair more than one day, you can buy a season pass for $39.95.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to pick up your new vehicle or to get your current vehicle serviced before you get too busy with attending fall events.