Top New Features in the All-New Tahoe LTZ

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When you stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD LTZ, you’ll notice that this model has many top safety, convenience, entertainment and security features. This SUV is perfect for commuting, driving the kids around, car pooling and road trips. It also has plenty of space for a huge shopping trip.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Tahoe 4WD LTZ features Chevrolet’s 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine. The engine features variable valve timing, direct injection and active fuel management so that even with the amount of horsepower it has, it still gets good gas mileage. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission that is electronically controlled and features a tow/haul mode and overdrive. This combination makes 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm.

Mechanical Features

Top mechanical features include keyless start, a heavy-duty locking rear differential, four-wheel drive, an external engine oil cooler, an auxiliary transmission cooler, a 150-amp alternator, a seven-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits and a rear multi-link suspension with coil springs.

Safety Features

Safety features include an electrical theft deterrent for unauthorized entry, four-wheel ABS disc brakes, Chevrolet’s StabiliTrak stability control system with traction control, OnStar Directions and Connections for 6 months and OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in WiFi hotspot.

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

The Tahoe features frontal and side impact airbags for the driver and front passenger, inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbags and head side curtain airbags for all of the rows in the outboard seating positions and an automatic occupant sensing system for the front passenger and the presence of a child.

Additional features include a rear vision camera, front and rear parking assist, a rear cross traffic alert sensor, side blind zone alert, lane change alert, lane departure warning with a safety alert seat, forward collision alert sensor, the LATCH system for child seats and a tire pressure monitoring system.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and to learn more about this model’s entertainment, safety, security and convenience features.

The 2016 Chevy Volt

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In mid January, 2015, Chevrolet unveiled the 2016 Volt, Chevrolet’s electric car, soon to be available at Classic Chevy. The new Volt has an extended range and a sportier design than the 2015 model year had. It features 50 miles of electric car range, is more efficient than the previous model and has stronger acceleration. With this new model, consumers can expect to visit the charging station every 400 miles with regular charging; and you’ll be able to travel over 1,000 miles before you have to visit the gas station.

Chevrolet replaced the old electric motor set up with a two-motor drive unit, which is up to 12 percent more efficient. The new drive unit is also 100 pounds lighter than the old drive unit. Because of the double motor setup, the Volt’s acceleration from zero to 30 mph increased by 19 percent.

Battery capacity has also increased – it is now 18.4 kWh and used 96 fewer cells than the current generation. The new battery capacity is just 192 cells, and that reduced the Volt’s weight by over 20 pounds.

Additional features include Regen on Demand™, a new 1.5-liter range extender engine that runs on regular unleaded fuel and gets 41 mpg,* quieter ride, stronger body, a new braking system, it now seats up to five passengers, has location-based charging capability and has a 120-volt portable cord that is easier to use and more compact than the old charging cord.

And, the power plant is not the only thing that has changed. The 2016 Volt has a new design with performance designs to make it more aerodynamic, active grille shutters, a more contemporary appearance, new colors, blue ambient lighting inside, dual digital color displays – both 8 inches, and an easier-to-navigate center dash system.

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The new Volt is not expected to be released until mid-2015. Keep your eye on this space or visit Classic Chevrolet for more information as it becomes available.

2015 Chevy Colorado WT

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When you need a work truck but the Silverado is just too much truck, you’ll find what you need in the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado WT. This model features a long bed, an extended cab and four-wheel drive. This gives you plenty of room to haul stuff, even sheets of plywood; and you can even pick up co-workers or take your family on a road trip.

Mechanical Features

The 2015 Chevy Colorado WT features a 2.5-liter engine with variable valve timing. The engine is backed by Chevy’s 6L50 six-speed automatic transmission. This combination puts out 200 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 191 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. The Colorado gets 19 mpg* in the city and 25 mpg* on the highway. The transfer case is an electronic two-speed case; and the Colorado also features four-wheel ABS disc brakes and front recovery hooks.

Safety Features

Safety features include StabiliTrak stability control system, daytime running lights, a rear vision camera with dynamic guidelines, a tire pressure monitoring system, dual stage frontal and side impact airbags, driver and front passenger airbags, head curtain airbags, seat-mounted side impact airbags and a passenger sensing system.

Interior Features

Interior features include a four-way power driver’s seat, dual rear seats with under-seat storage, a floor console for the front, tilt wheel steering column, driver instrument information panel, driver express up and down power windows, power door locks, power windows, an engine immobilizer and a passenger vanity mirror.

Exterior Features

Exterior features include 16-inch ultra silver metallic steel wheels, all-season tires, a compact spare tire, rear bumper corner step, halogen headlights with automatic exterior lamp control, a cargo box light and locking tailgate.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include a 4.2-inch diagonal color display, AM/FM stereo, USB port, auxiliary jack and six speakers.

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado WT with four-wheel drive, the long bed and the extended cab. You’ll find that this is the perfect work or commute truck when you need something smaller than the Silverado. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any rebates we may have on this vehicle; and whether we are running any finance or lease specials that include the 2015 Chevy Colorado WT.

2015 Chevy Trax LTZ

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If you are looking for a crossover SUV with excellent fuel economy stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevy Trax LTZ with front-wheel drive. This small SUV features a smaller engine, but it has plenty of horsepower; and it has plenty of features, making commuting and taking road trips more comfortable.

Mechanical Features

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax LTZ features a 1.4-liter EcoTec engine with a turbocharger and variable valve timing. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 138 horsepower at 4,900 rpm and 148 pound-feet of torque at 1,850 rpm.

Additional mechanical features include electric power steering, a ride and handling suspension, a mechanical jack with tools and four-wheel ABS brakes – front discs and rear drums.

Safety Features

Safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, StabiliTrak stability control, OnStar Directions and Connections for 6 months, OnStar Basic for 5 years, a rear vision camera, rear parking assist sensor, driver and front passenger knee protectors, 10 airbags including frontal and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger, side impact seat-mounted airbags, roof rail airbags and a passenger sensing system.

Interior Features

Interior features include a six-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, adjustable head restraints in the front, a 60/40 split bench folding rear seat, leather-wrapped three-spoke steering wheel, audio and phone interface controls mounted on the steering wheel, a 3.5-inch monochrome display, driver information center, remote keyless entry, panic alarm, remote vehicle start, a theft deterrent system, rear window defroster and power outlets.

Additional features include front and rear cup holders, a covered bin on the top of the center stack for storage, large glove box, a storage drawer under the front passenger seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, illuminated vanity mirrors and power programmable door locks.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include a 7-inch diagonal color touch screen, Chevrolet MyLink radio, AM/FM stereo, Bluetooth, several apps, SiriusXM radio, a USB port, auxiliary input jack, a Bose seven-speaker system with amplifier and subwoofer, and OnStar with 4G LTE.

Exterior Features

Exterior features include a skid plate for the front and rear fascia, 18-inch aluminum wheels, all-season tires, a roof-mounted luggage rack, halogen headlights, front fog lights, heated power door mirrors, and front and rear intermittent wipers.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Trax and to learn more about this model’s convenience, entertainment, security and safety features.

Chevy Volt at Classic Chevrolet

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Volt if you are looking for an economical sedan that will take you wherever you need to go. The Volt features a small four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that gives you tons of power and excellent fuel economy.

Engines and Technical

The 2015 Volt features a 1.4-liter internal combustion engine that makes 83 horsepower. The electric Voltec motor makes 149 horsepower for motoring and 74 horsepower for generating. It also makes 273 pound-feet of torque. This front wheel drive vehicle features Lithium-Ion rechargeable batteries with a liquid thermal management system with active control.

The suspension features MacPherson struts, a rear semi-independent suspension, electric power steering assist that is variable for low- to high-speed maneuvers. The brakes are four-wheel ABS disc brakes with electro-hydraulic power, StabiliTrak with traction control and a regenerative system. The parking brake is electric.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include LED daytime running lights, a tire inflation kit, OnStar with three years of Directions and Connections, OnStar Basic Plan for five years, a theft deterrent system, engine immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, a lockout switch, a tire pressure monitor system, dual stage frontal airbags, side impact airbags, knee airbags for the driver and front passenger, roof rail side impact airbags for the front and rear outboard seating positions and a passenger sensing system.

Interior Features

The interior features premium cloth seats, a center console with covered storage and dual cup holders, covered storage in the upper instrument panel, open storage in front of the shifter, three 12-volt auxiliary power outlets – one in the rear console, one in the front center console and one in the upper instrument panel, a tilt and telescopic steering column with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 7-inch digital reconfigurable LCD screen, driver information center, driver mode control, OnStar RemoteLink app, OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and charge control.

Additional features include keyless ignition, electronic push button start, power programmable door locks, express down on all windows, express up on the driver’s window, keyless access, remote keyless entry, remote start, cruise control with steering wheel-mounted controls, a universal home remote and a rear window defroster.

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Volt and to learn more about this model’s convenience, entertainment, safety and security features.

The All-new 2015 Silverado Midnight Edition

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If you are in the market for a new Silverado and want something different from other Silverado models, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Silverado Midnight Edition. You’ll get everything you expect from a Silverado and then some.

For starters, the Midnight Edition starts with a double cab or a crew cab Z71 model in either four-wheel drive or two-wheel drive. It has to be black – else it wouldn’t rate the “midnight” name. This truck is all black including the trim pieces, door handles, grille, side mirrors, headlight bezels and the bumpers. It even has blacked-out headlights and black-painted 18-inch alloy wheels. To top it off, the Midnight Edition features a black bow tie.

Additional features include an off-road suspension and Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac all-terrain tires so you don’t have to worry about getting stuck on that hunting trail or out in the fields should you have to track down an injured bull.

The spray-in bedliner that is part of the Midnight Edition protects the paint inside the box so you can haul whatever you want without worrying about dents and scratches. The locking rear differential also helps in slippery situations and gives the truck some extra pull.

Furthermore, the Midnight Edition features hill descent control, a trailering package, heated power-adjusted outside rearview mirrors and rear park assist.

If you want this version, you need to call Classic Chevy now as dealerships have started taking orders and Chevrolet is only producing 5,000 of these models. Since there are only 5,000 Midnight Edition Silverado models out there, you’ll be one of a very few to drive this truck.

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If you are not familiar with the Silverado, stop by Classic Chevy to test drive one of the Z71 models. You’ll find that even the base model has several bells and whistles. This truck is perfect for a family that needs a multi-purpose vehicle – you can commute with it, use it for work or take a comfortable road trip in the Silverado without feeling crowded; and you’ll arrive fresh after a nice ride.

The 2015 UT Edition Silverado

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If you are in the market for a Silverado, but you want something that stands out, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the special edition University of Texas Longhorns Silverado. This sunset orange metallic truck features special UT graphics on the bed and tailgate and chrome side steps. To get the special edition, a customer must by the Silverado LT or LTZ double cab or a Silverado LTZ crew cab. Ask for the Texas Edition Package.

Official Truck

The Silverado is the official truck of the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Exes. It is also the official truck of Bevo, the Texas Longhorns mascot. Sandor Piszar, Chevrolet director of Truck Marketing said, “There is no more appropriate place to showcase the stronger, smarter, more capable Chevrolet Silverado than in the heart of truck country.”

Additional 2015 Chevrolet Silverado UT Special Edition Features

Additional features for the 2015 UT special edition include a two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive double cab LT or LTZ trim with the Texas Edition Package, 20-inch polished aluminum wheels for the LT model, 20-inch chrome wheels for the LTZ model, body color mirror and door handles plus the Texas Edition badge for the LT version; and chrome mirrors, chrome door handles, and a Texas Edition badge for the LTZ model. Both models will receive a spray-in bed liner.

Unique Opportunities

Chevrolet and the University of Texas are also providing some unique opportunities including allowing a Silverado HD to pull Bevo’s trailer to events, Chevrolet Silverado Ticket Will Call and Pick-Up Window designations, showcasing a Silverado at the Biggest Tailgate in Texas at Texas Exes, and naming the Silverado the official truck of the AT&T Red River Showdown, the Texas vs. Oklahoma annual football game at the Cotton Bowl. Furthermore, the Silverado logo appears on all Texas Athletics backdrop for interviews and official media conferences.

A Great Deal

When you buy the Silverado, you are buying the truck of the year. The Silverado is the most dependable and longest-lasting pickup on the market. It was named the 2014 North American Truck of the Year. This model year, Chevrolet added and new eight-speed automatic transmission; this adds refinement to the truck.

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive a Silverado and order the new Texas Longhorn package. Be sure to ask your salesperson about the features in the LT and LTZ models; and whether we are running any finance or lease specials.

Chevy Introduces 2016 Equinox

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The Chevrolet Equinox is one of the hottest-selling SUV models and this year, Chevy gave this model something extra in the way of updates and new styling. The 2016 model year will make its debut at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 12, 2015.

The 2016 Equinox – the 2015 model year is now available at Classic Chevrolet – will have a wider grille and some minor tweaks to update the styling to keep the crossover SUV fresh. As of now, though, because of the great run the current model year is having, Chevy hesitates to do a complete update with a new platform, though that will likely happen for the 2017 model year, according to gmauthority.com.

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox LS

Many of the things on the 2015 Equinox will remain the same on the 2016 model year. The 2015 model year features a 2.4-liter engine with variable valve timing and spark ignition direct injection. This engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. This engine and transmission combination makes 182 horsepower at 6,700 rpm and 172 pound-feet of torque at 4,900 rpm.

This model features a 120-amp alternator and a maintenance-free battery with rundown protection and 525 cold cranking amps. The chassis features four-wheel ABS disc brakes, a Refined Ride suspension and power-assist, electric-variable steering.

Safety features include hill start assist, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, traction control, daytime running lights, several airbags, a passenger sensing system for the airbags that also senses the presence of children, OnStar Directions and Connections for 6 months, the OnStar Basic Plan for 5 years, power door locks with child security locks in the rear, a tire pressure monitoring system and the LATCH system for child safety seats.

Interior features include the LS interior, a front center console with armrest and concealed storage, mounted cruise and audio controls on the tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a driver information center, express down on all four door windows, remote keyless entry, engine immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, rear window defroster, several power outlets, illuminated vanity mirrors and assist handles.

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox and to learn more about this model; or keep your eyes on this space for more information on the 2016 model year, including a release date.

2015 Chevy Tahoe LTZ

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This four-wheel drive model is the perfect vehicle for anything you need it for, whether it is commuting, road tripping or hauling the boat to the marina. It features an EcoTec3 engine, a trailering package and tons of safety and convenience features. It also has several additional options available, so ask your Classic Chevrolet salesperson about features you need to make this great SUV the perfect SUV for your family.

Engine, Transmission and Mechanical

The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ features a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine with direct injection, active fuel management and variable valve timing. The lightweight aluminum block also helps with fuel economy. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission that is electronically controlled and features a tow/haul mode and overdrive.

This combination makes 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. It gets 16 mpg* in the city and 22 mpg* on the highway.

Additional features include a 3.08 rear axle ratio, suspension package, keyless start, an active single speed electronic Autotrac transfer case with rotary controls, heavy-duty locking rear, external engine oil cooler, auxiliary transmission oil cooler, a trailering hitch platform, 2-inch trailering receiver, 7-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits and a 7-way sealed connector.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include four-wheel ABS disc brakes, VAC power, StabiliTrak stability control system, brake assist, traction control, OnStar Direction and Connections for 6 months, a theft deterrent system, front and rear parking assist, a rear vision camera, rear cross traffic alert sensor, side blind zone alert, lane change alert, a forward collision alert sensor indicator, lane departure warning with a safety alert seat and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Airbags include frontal and side impact airbags for the driver and front passenger, side impact airbags and head curtain side impact airbags for all rows in the outboard seating positions and an automatic occupant sensing system for the front passenger and presence of a child.

Interior Features

Interior features include heated and cooled power front seats, memory settings for the driver, heated second row seats, power folding 60/40 split bench third row seat, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with mounted audio, cruise and driver information center controls and power programmable door locks.

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the 2015 Tahoe LTZ and to learn more about this models convenience, safety, security and entertainment features.

2015 Chevy Equinox LS

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If you need an SUV that will haul people and will tow lighter loads, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox LS. With its refined ride suspension, this SUV is perfect whether you are using it to commute every day or taking on long road trips.

Engine, Transmission and Technical

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox LS features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with spark ignition direct ignition and variable valve timing. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. This combination makes 182 horsepower at 6,700 rpm and 172 pound-feet of torque at 4,900 rpm.

Additional features include a 120-amp alternator, a maintenance-free battery with run down protection and 525 cold cranking amps, MacPherson front suspension, rear independent multi-link suspension, refined ride suspension, four-wheel ABS disc brakes, and power-assist electric variable steering.

Exterior Features

Exterior features include 17-inch aluminum wheels, body-color bumpers with charcoal lowers, black mirrors, a charcoal lower rocker, charcoal grille with chrome surround, halogen composite headlights, tinted glass, power adjustable mirrors, variable speed intermittent front and rear wipers and a rear manual lift gate with fixed glass.

Interior Features

Interior features include the LS interior, front power lumbar and height adjusters for the seat, a rear 60/40 split seat back with three-way recline, front center console with an armrest and covered storage, steering wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, driver information center, express down power windows, power programmable door locks with lockout protection, remote keyless entry, panic alarm, theft alarm activation, illuminated entry, anti-theft alarm, engine immobilizer, rear defroster, front and rear cup holders, four auxiliary power outlets, illuminated vanity mirrors and theatre dimming interior lighting.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include hill start assist, StabiliTrak electronic stability control, traction control, daytime running lights, brake assist, several airbags including a passenger sensing system, OnStar Directions and Connections, the LATCH system for child seats and a tire pressure monitoring system.

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Visit Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox LS and to learn more about this SUV’s convenience, entertainment, safety and security features. Be sure to ask your salesperson about additional available options for this model; and whether we are running any lease or finance specials.