5 Things We Like about the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban

By justinwatson | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy, Chevy Suburban, Miami Chevy on Friday, July 30th, 2021 at 4:53 PM

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban is one of the larger SUVs available. With its recent makeover, the family-sized SUV has become a more accommodating vehicle that gives its competition a run for their money. With additional cargo space and passenger room, the 2021 Chevy Suburban is set to rise even higher among the ranks of family-sized SUVs. Along with more space, improvements to the overall driving experience have provided the large SUV with a more dominant position. The combination of better handling and passenger-oriented improvements has led to this laundry list of highlights. So, here are five things that make the 2021 Chevy Suburban an optimal choice. 

More Passenger Space and Cargo Room

First of all, compliments to GM for recognizing that a family-sized SUV has to not only fit an entire family but also comfortably fit an entire family. The recent improvements to the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban have added more passenger space for the second and third rows. They have also added additional cargo space. Now, the second row inside the 2021 Chevy Suburban has an extra 2.3 inches of legroom. The third row has 2 inches of additional legroom. Both rows also have been raised to a higher position so that passengers can feel a bit more comfortable. These improvements make it so that even taller adults can sit comfortably in either row. 

Regarding cargo space, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has made improvements that provide more room for bulkier items. The cargo floor has been lowered by more than 5 inches which makes loading large items much easier. In total, the Chevy Suburban has about 144.7 cubic feet of cargo space when the second and third-row seats are folded down. With a deeper cargo floor, Suburban owners can rest easy knowing they can comfortably load and haul just about anything. 

Smoother Ride and Handling

Moving to the second highlight, modifications to the Suburban have made rides exceptionally smooth. Optional features like the Air Ride Adaptive Suspension and Magnetic Ride Control give the 2021 Chevy Suburban better handling and control. This makes the interior cabin quieter and reduces shakiness. Now road trips can be enjoyed without fear of cargo rattling around or breaking.

Optional Diesel Engine

The third highlight of the Suburban is the optional diesel engine. With 277 horsepower and 460lb-ft of torque, this new engine offers the same torque as the higher-rated 6.2L V-8 engine. This addition adds a much better fuel economy for those longer trips. 

Smooth Transmission

For the fourth highlight, the Suburban’s transmission gets a point. A 10-speed automatic transmission provides quick reactions for the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban. It also operates seamlessly with either the 5.3L or 6.2L V-8 engines. Offering smooth performance, the newer transmission bumps the large SUV up a few points on the leaderboard.

Additional Safety

The final point revolves around safety, perhaps one of the most important aspects of any vehicle. Despite the monstrous size of the Chevy Suburban, options like the Enhanced Display and Alert Package provide drivers with smart technology. This makes maneuvering even the smallest of parking lots a breeze. Included in the Alert package are a 360-degree camera system, a rearview camera mirror, pedestrian detection, and a large heads-up display. All this provides drivers with the peace of mind that they and their passengers are safe and secure.  

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Chevy at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a Chevrolet Suburban? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Reserve your own 2021 Chevrolet Suburban today or check out our new vehicle inventory. You can also browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

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The Chevrolet Company Confirms That The Corvette Z06 Is Coming Our Way In 2023

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, July 30th, 2021 at 2:08 PM

The Chevrolet company has confirmed to automotive lovers everywhere that it will unveil its latest and greatest 2023 Corvette Z06 sometime this fall. Beyond these details is more or less speculation, such as the possibility of the sports car being fully electric, which shouldn’t be considered too much of a stretch given the current trend for conventional car brands.

The parent company to Chevrolet, General Motors has said that it will bring out 30 new electric vehicles by 2025. So far, it has only publicized a small number, which includes the GMC Hummer EV pickup, Hummer EV SUV, the Cadillac Lyriq SUV, and a fully-electric version of the Silverado pickup.

Last week Monday (July 19), the automaker released a short teaser video advertising the 2023 Z06. In it, you’ll hear the roar of the Corvette’s engine, as the viewer can only see the racetrack and city streets. The video eventually ends with the tagline, “The streets will never sound the same.”

Around this time, two years ago, the car company brought forth its very first mid-engine Corvette Stingray. Then on Monday, Chevrolet wrote in a statement “This fall, the story will continue with the reveal of the all-new 2023 Corvette Z06, the supercar that will put the world on notice.”

At some point in the video, you also see a tagline that says “The streets will never sound the same”, which some fans are speculating that this could be Chevrolet’s way of telling us that this model is indeed an electrified one.

In August of last year, in the middle of an 80-second campaign ad, run by President Joe Biden, he told viewers about his love for cars, specifically his Corvette, following this by saying “They tell me” that GM is working on an all-electric version of the famous sports car that will go 200 mph.

According to Detroit Free Press, a person who is well acquainted with the production of the brand confirmed intentions for a fully electrified version of the sporty vehicle, however, the specifics regarding the time and maximum speed were not known.

More than likely, the electric model will take at least two years or more to be released, as said by this acquainted person last year. They also stated that the car will be in accordance with the brand’s performance versions because of the market in 2021. This source declined to reveal themselves because they were not authorized to speak with media outlets.

Last month, Chevrolet selected Detroit’s Belle Isle Park to unveil a new Limited Edition supercar performance version of the respected Vette, along with announcing new colors, pricing, and additional features of the 2022 mid-engine Stingray, which begins production later this year.

The 2022 mid-engine Stingray, which eager customers could start ordering this month, will increase in price from the 2021 model, however, it will encompass some new games and prizes to advance performance. It will also be offered in three new colors.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase a new Chevrolet, electric or non-electric, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide variety of vehicles from the brand, including the sporty Vette car. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Trailblazer Gains New Active Safety Package

By justinwatson | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy Trailblazer, Miami Chevy on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at 5:16 PM

GM has recently announced a new active safety package for the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer. With this new addition, GM is reminding its consumers that safety will always be a top priority. Currently, specific details about the new safety package are unknown but, based on previous packages, it’s safe to say that GM will be placing additional emphasis on driver and passenger safety. 

Features of the Current Active Safety Package

From recent reports and leaked details, it seems that GM will not be including lane change alerts or side blind zone alerts in its new active safety package. This may seem counterproductive, but these features are readily available in current safety packages for the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer. Packages like the Driver Confidence and Cruise Package and the Driver Confidence package include these safety features as well as additional ones. One of two, the Driver Confidence and Cruise package comes equipped in the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer base and LT trims. It includes cruise control, lane change and side blind zone alerts, rear cross-traffic alerts, and rear park assist. The second available safety package is the Driver Confidence Package. It is available for the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer LT, Activ, and RS trims. It is similar to the Driver Confidence and Cruise Package however it does not include cruise control.

Given both package deals, the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is likely to come equipped with lane change and side blind zone alerts if the vehicle is ordered with either package. 

The all-new 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is slated to come equipped with Chevy Safety Assist. This safety package consists of six advanced safety and driver assistance features. Some of these include forward collision alerts, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, following distance indicators, and Intellibeam high beam assist. Different trims have upgrades available. These consist of an HD rear vision camera, lane change and side blind zone alerts, rear cross-traffic alerts, rear park assist, adaptive cruise control, and OnStar safety and security coverage.

Features of the New Active Safety Package

A new active safety package for the all-new 2022 Chevy Trailblazer will most likely focus on better driver safety features and improved vehicle function. Using the latest technology, GM could incorporate a driver sensor inside the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer that would monitor the driver’s health condition. Should the driver become incapacitated, the driver sensor would be able to gain control of the vehicle to avoid further injury. 

One additional feature likely to be included in the new safety package is an over-the-air update system. This would provide drivers with direct information and diagnostics about their vehicle. A heads-up display could also be implemented to provide drivers with information within their field of vision. 

The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer will go into production later in the year. The base LT trim will be priced at $22,795 MSRP (plus destination fee). Additional trims like the Activ and RS will be a bit pricier but will come with premium features.

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Chevy at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a Chevy Trailblazer? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Reserve your own 2022 Chevy Trailblazer today or check out our new vehicle inventory. You can also browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier. 

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV Soars To New Heights With 335 Percent In Sales During Q2 2021

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Bolt EUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 6:51 PM

The Chevrolet Bolt received proved to be quite successful for 2021, as regions like North America, Canada, Mexico, South Korea, and Brazil saw an increase in sales during the second quarter of this year.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales – Q2 2021 – North America

In North America, deliveries for the Chevrolet Bolt EV made up to 10,857 units in Q2 2021, an upsurge of around 335 percent relative to the 2,498 units sold in Q2 2020. 

During the first six months of 2021, sales for the Bolt EV improved by around 138 percent to 19,882 units.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales – Q2 2021 – Canada

Canadian deliveries for the Bolt EV came out to 1,871 units in Q2 2021, advancing roughly 167 counter to 700 units sold in Q2 2020.

During the initial six months of the year, sales increased around 109 percent to 3,485 units.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales – Q2 2021 – South Korea

In South Korea, Chevrolet’s EVs totaled 767 in deliveries for the second quarter of 2021, which is an advancement of about 48 percent contrary to 519 units sold in Q2 2020.

However, during the first six months of 2021, sales decreased about 27 percent to 942 units.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales – Q2 2021 – Mexico

Chevrolet delivery sales in Mexico totaled 5 units in Q2 2021, which is a surge of about 150 percent as opposed to 2 units sold in Q2 2020.

In the initial six months of the year, sales for the Bolt EV improved around 7 percent 16 units.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Sales – Q2 2021 – Brazil

In Brazil, Bolt EV deliveries came out to 64 units in Q2 2021, an advancement of around 88 percent as opposed to 34 units sold in Q2 2020.

However, as in South Korea during the first six months of 2021, there was a decrease in sales, specifically 4 percent to 79 units.

Competitive Sales Comparison (USA)

Sales for the Chevrolet Bolt EV jumped significantly around 335 percent during the second quarter of this year, which made way for the miniature electric to improve its segment share by 3 percentage points.

Ultimately, the hatchback came in second place in the electric vehicle segment, as the Toyota Prius earned 45 percent of the rest of the share, specifically with a 175 percent increase in sales volume. Yet and still, the Chevrolet subcompact outsold the remaining segment, which involved the Hyundai Ioniq, the fresh-off-the-block Volkswagen ID.4,, the Honda Clarity, and its biggest rival, the Nissan Leaf.

It’s also worth knowing that these specific reports from the blog site, GM Authority, encompass both hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants, such as the case with the Honda Clarity. These big and bad automakers’ new energy vehicle segment has seen a significant expansion with over 264 percent to 54,796 units in Q2 2021, which means that the Bolt EV outperformed considerably in its segment.

What’s New With The Bolt EV For 2022?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV got a few nips and tucks during its launch in the middle of 2021, as well as this year’s models. New improvements involve new front and rear fascias, together with a series of improvements to the cabin. No changes were made to the electric drivetrain.

Additionally, the newest Bolt now has a big sister called the Bolt EUV, which has the space and body of an SUV. These fraternal twins share the automaker’s BEV2 platform, as well as the battery technology and powertrain.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The 2022 Bolt EV and EUV have recently been making their way to dealerships across North America. When the time comes to purchase your new electric hatchback, be sure to visit Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the company that range in a variety of different styles and prices. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Tahoe Receives a Production Date

By justinwatson | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Tahoe in Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, July 16th, 2021 at 3:03 PM

A revamped 2021 Chevy Tahoe was introduced recently, bringing the iconic SUV to its fifth generation. Now, GM is preparing to work on a 2022 Chevy Tahoe that will hopefully surpass its predecessor. Starting October 4th, 2021, GM will begin production on the next iteration of the large SUV. The only question is, how will GM improve upon its acclaimed 2021 Chevy Tahoe? According to the Chevrolet site, “you make it the most versatile and advanced Tahoe ever– with a bigger, more spacious cabin, better ride and handling, and a commanding presence that’s impossible to ignore.”

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe recently underwent a makeover that added more passenger and cargo room. Alongside this, the full-size SUV got a cabin and interior redesign along with an improved infotainment system. Capable of fitting 8 people, the revamped 2021 Chevy Tahoe offers a lot for those who enjoy a powerful but comfortable SUV. 

Since the 2021 Chevy Tahoe received major changes and improvements recently, new additions to the 2022 model are likely to be minor. Either new colors or additions to the instrument cluster and infotainment system can be expected. 

Speculation About the 2022 Chevy Tahoe

Speculation around the 2022 Chevy Tahoe has given way to several theories: 1) GM makes a 2022 Chevy Tahoe that has true all-terrain capabilities, 2) GM makes a 2022 Chevy Tahoe that is off-road oriented, 3) GM makes a 2022 Chevy Tahoe that is performance-tuned. Whichever direction GM decides to take, Chevy Tahoe fans will not be disappointed. 

The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe will likely use the new T1 platform that was introduced in 2019. Used for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, the T1 platform was a newly engineered platform intended for full-size body-on-frame models. If the 2022 Chevy Tahoe makes use of this platform,  it will enjoy better handling and stability. 

The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe will likely feature a similar engine to the 2021 Tahoe. A 5.4L V9 L84 gasoline engine comes standard from the EcoTec3 family. It comes with a rating of 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Chevy Tahoe trims like the High Country level will most likely feature a 6.2L V8 L87 exclusive engine. It will come with 420 horsepower and 460lb-ft of torque. The rest of the trims except for the Z71 will offer a 3.0L I6 LM2 turbo-diesel Duramax which will offer 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. All three engines will come with GM’s Hydra-Matic 10L80 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive will be standard on most trims except for the Z71. There may also be an option for four-wheel drive on certain trims. 

2022 Chevy Tahoe Trims

Those interested in the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe will be happy to know that several distinct trims will be available. For those seeking an off-roader style SUV, the Z71 trim will be ideal. Starting at $60,495 MSRP (plus destination fee), the Z71 will come with four-wheel drive and off-road-ready features like a heavy-duty air filter, recovery hooks, a transfer case, and 20-inch all-terrain tires. 

The High Country trim will be good for those seeking a more performance-oriented SUV. Starting at $69,700 MSRP (plus destination fee), the High Country trim will feature a more powerful 6.2L V8 engine. It will also come with 22-inch wheels, a 15-inch head-up display, rear pedestrian alerts, and an HD surround vision camera. 

The Premier trim is for those looking for a higher standard of comfort and luxury. Starting at $63,895 MSRP (plus destination fee), the Premier trim comes with features like magnetic ride control and power tilt steering. It will feature an 8-inch driver information display and some advanced safety features like lane-keep assist and lane-change alerts.

As indicated by Q1 2021 sale numbers, the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe has quickly become a fan favorite in the full-size SUV sector. With over 23,000 units sold, the Chevy Tahoe managed to secure a place at the top. Now with the announcement of a new 2022 Chevy Tahoe in the works, GM is hoping to further its lead in the SUV market.  

Come Test Drive a Brand-New Chevy at Miami Lakes Automall!

Are you excited about getting a 2022 Chevy Tahoe? So are we! At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Reserve your own 2022 Chevy Tahoe today or check out our new vehicle inventory. You can also browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We can offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier.

If you’re in need of service, schedule an online service appointment with our expert technicians. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work. Stop by today and see what we can do for you right now. 

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The 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 May Get Off-Roading Features

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at 3:46 PM

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is a mean and aggressive pickup that earns its props for its off-road capabilities. The midsize pickup’s spool valve shocks are serious executors of their job, while the underside is geared up to be able to tackle more difficult situations and increase function. The high-quality Colorado model is just what the doctor ordered on a nice off-roading day, and the optional turbodiesel engine isn’t too shabby either. Now it appears that the automaker wants to implement this work of genius on its full-size 2022 Silverado, which would move a step above the Trail Boss trim in the lineup.

It’s questionable whether this upcoming Silverado ZR2 will increase in its strength, but decrease in its speed, or perhaps get the best of both worlds. For the moment, we’ll have to wait until the automaker releases the engine specs, especially because it’s certain that it will have particular features that will be unlike many pick-ups on the market, if not all of them.

One thing that should be expected is that the shock absorbers of the Colorado’s Multimatic-acquired Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve play a key role, as they make way for highly accurate damping control, better cooling, and increased travel. In the Colorado, there is an extra spool valve that is only involved during very large suspension movements. Altogether, the dampers perform better over a vast range of conditions rather than a conventional shock, and that’s whether it’s on or off-road.

Elements that make the Colorado ZR2 stand out are the elevated lift, augmented armor, rock sliders, and re-shaped bumpers to boost angles for approach and departure. There is also a toughened fully-boxed frame, along with its standard front and rear locking differentials. It’s certain that the Silverado ZR2 will have a better lift in contrast to the Trail Boss, brawnier skid plates, and similar number treatment as its miniature family member. The extra frame support may or may not be needed. Judging from Chevrolet’s teaser video, it seems that Silverado ZR2 will keep its rear leaf spring setup, like the Colorado, opposed to employing the arrangement of the F-150 Raptor and Ram TRX.

As for the engine components of the Silverado ZR2, more than likely the regular L87 6.2-liter V-8 that produces a healthy 420 hp and 460 lb-ft will be used, and will still be a worthy competitor against the Ram Rebel’s 5.7-liter.

One should know that the Colorado ZR2 also offers a Duramax turbo diesel option, and if the automaker wants, it can also offer the Silverado ZR2 with that powertrain’s larger sibling: the highly effective Duramax I-6 turbodiesel. Though it only produces 277 horsepower it makes up for it with 460 lb-ft of torque, and also has excellent fuel economy figures.

We should know more about what Chevrolet has in store for its truck enthusiasts by this fall but in the meantime…Miami Lakes Automall is selling vehicles in various shapes and sizes from the automaker such as the Silverado and the Colorado trucks. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro: Battle Of The Off-Roaders

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Colorado in Miami, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 1:45 PM

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro are at the top of their game when it comes to highly efficient midsize pickups. The ZR2 is a worthy contender with its thrilling powertrain options, revamped styling, capable ride and handling, as well as it’s best-in-class towing. Meanwhile, the TRD gives other pickups a run for their money with its overall durability and off-road capabilities. Let’s see how they match up with each other and see who’s really leading the pack.

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado shows no signs of slowing down when it comes to splurging its loyal following of truckers with the ZR2 off-road trim. It’s looking fierce and vivacious for the 2021 model year, and according to the automaker, it has improved in its visibility and a new grille design.

The truck shows its hot stuff with its impressive off-road gear, such as ultimate shocks, independently lockable front and rear differentials, and surplus skid plates under components deemed vulnerable.

Along with the refashioning of the pickup, the ZR2 certainly captures the menacing and blood-thirsty look and presents it well. The body looks strong and muscular, but not in the sense where it’s too fussy. This vehicle shows you that it’s ready to take you on a rock-crawling adventure, while still making it just in time to take you to the office by the end of your weekend. The company’s off-road edition involves an elevated suspension, a wider track, revamped bumpers, and an operative skid plate.

Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

The 2021 Tacoma TRD Pro is the man…well, truck to rely on for jobs that require working in dirt, such as on a worksite on a trail, this pickup can do almost anything. For well over 30 years, the Tacoma has proven itself to be reliable and trustworthy for off-roading activities. Additionally, this truck has a towing capability for up to 6,800 pounds.

Three of the TRD models encompass various levels of off-road capability, with ingenious technology. The regular Tacoma has a 2-speed transfer case, Crawl Control, and Multi-Terrain Select.

The highest-ranking TRD pro truck tacks on Fox internal bypass shocks, a special TRD cat-back exhaust, a TRD Pro front skid plate, and a series of distinct appearance and convenience accessories.

On top of all of these positives and reputation for trustworthiness, The Tacoma’s long-lived and recently rejuvenated standing also gives it the best resale value in its segment after 5 years of ownership.

Which One Is The Best Pickup?

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro are neck and neck. These two amazing off-roaders are similar in being highly effective off-road trucks with large tires and plenty of ground clearance. 

However, the ZR2 outranks its competitor with its available turbo diesel option, more energetic V6 engine, and an array of cabs and beds. We’ll give it to the Tacoma for at least having the best resale value, but it just isn’t enough otherwise.

Miami Lakes Chevy

Now that you know the truth about who truly has the biggest wheels, you can check out the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 at Miami Lakes Automall. This vehicle also involves plenty of interior features like 3 months of satellite radio service, six speakers, USB connection. As well as some safety technologies like traction control, remote anti-theft alarm, and a post-collision safety system.

The MSRP for this pickup is $42,795,(plus destination fee). Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

Photo Source/Copyright: Chevrolet Pressroom; Toyota Newsroom

The Chevrolet Corvette Is Ranked As 2021’s Fifth Most American-Made Car

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 at 2:49 PM

Most American Made-Car

The Chevy Corvette has been well-known as the All-American sports car, zooming through the city streets and freeways with its big and bad V8 engine, even showing off its athletic pride with its crossed racing flag badge on its snout. According to a recent study, the Vette car has been ranked as the fifth most-American made car for 2021.

According to a recent study from Cars.com, the Chevrolet Corvette sits below the fourth-ranking Jeep Cherokee and beats out the sixth-ranking Honda Ridgeline. Interestingly enough, the top three models that were ranked as the top American cars in the list encompassed the Tesla Model Y (Third), the Ford Mustang (Second), and the Tesla Model 3 (First).

The list on Cars.com is developed upon five main criterias, such as assembly location, parts content, engine origins, transmission origins, and North American manufacturing workforce. The study looked over 344 vehicles in total, and out of them, only 90 vehicles made the list. While the website does not go over its exact methodology for how it weighs and calculates different components, each of the five benchmarks “play a significant role” in electing the rank of a model in the list. One of the most essential qualifiers is the last assembly location, while some of the cars that were ranked have split manufacturing in a variety of different locations. 

One should be aware that the 2021 Chevy Corvette is manufactured at the parent company’s, General Motors facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Bowling Green Assembly, which is established at 600 Corvette Drive, has acted as the exclusive producer of the Chevy Corvette since its opening in 1981. Presently, the facility employs around 1,000 workers.

Additionally, the study from Cars.com retrieves its data from the American Automobile Labeling Act (AALA), which necessitates car makers to report the overage percentage of North American and Canadian content exhibited by their vehicles. Even though the AALA combines North American and Canadian parts into the same pond, Cars.com offsets by taking into account origins from the engine and transmission into the scoring of the vehicles.

As the study backs up, governing which models are the most American-mode is especially important given consideration of production interruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Suez Canal blockage in March, and the developing global microchip shortage.

New Editions

The Chevrolet company recently tacked on new features for its 2022 Corvette C8 model, such as new color options: Caffeine Metallic, Hypersonic Gray Metallic, and Amplify Orange. The automaker is also offering a limited appearance package derived from the 021 IMSA GTLM champion C8.R race car.

The company has improved upon the car’s fuel, as well as its management systems. Under the hood is a new fuel pump and fuel injections to aid in having higher fuel pressures. It’s also geared with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. 

Additionally, there are two more colors available, specifically the Accelerate Yellow with gray accents and Hypersonic Gray with yellow accents.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette C8, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the automaker in a variety of different body styles and prices. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Traverse Saves Gas With Its New Automatic Stop-Start Switch

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Traverse in Miami, Chevy Traverse Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 at 2:54 PM

The 2022 Chevrolet Traverse is coming our way for its fifth model year for the second generation they are currently in. This time around, it’s bringing in model revitalizations that involve new changes with the interior styling, interior features, and technological gadgets. Particularly, the upcoming midsize SUV is introducing an automatic stop-start engine, as well as a disable switch.

For Chevrolet or car enthusiasts who are not aware, an automatic stop-start engine is a system that is meant to decrease fuel consumption and emissions by way of stopping the engine automatically when the vehicle is idle, such as when coming to a stoplight. When the driver removes his or her foot from the brake pedal, the engine will automatically turn back on, enabling the vehicle to continue moving forward.

There are some who are opposed to this feature altogether, as they claim that the system is actually disruptive because it may cause a (very) slight pause and some not-so-pleasant vibrations throughout the interior. However, the Chevrolet seems to have been making moves to prevent hesitant buyers, as the stop-stop feature can easily become disabled by using the freshly installed disable switch.

The 2022 Traverse  SUV isn’t the first product from the automaker to include the automatic engine start-stop system. Their 2020 mid-sized Blazer SUV crossover also encompasses this feature, as well as their 2022 Chevy Equinox compact.

Additional updates are set to come out with the next year’s Chevy Traverse and includes the elimination of their base L trim model. According to the car blog, GM Authority, the LS trim will replace the L’s entry-level position in the Traverse lineup for the following model year.

Moreover, the 2022 Chevy Traverse will bring forth three new exterior colors to its palette, specifically involving Northsky Blue Metallic, Silver Sage Metallic, and Cherry Red Tintcoat. There are also three new hues arriving to swap out with Cajun Red Tintcoat, Graphite Metallic, and Satin Steel Metallic, which will no longer be on the market for the upcoming Traverse for the 2022 model year.

The revamped 2022 midsize Chevy SUV is on schedule for production on August 2, 2021, coming hot off the press at General Motors’s production facility in Lansing Delta Township, Michigan. While the Chevy Traverse was supposed to get a makeover for the 2021 model year, obstacles brought forth for the coronavirus pandemic forced the refresh to get a delay until the following year.

The 2022 Chevrolet Traverse is a whole package deal with its standard V6 engine, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration, seating for a maximum of eight passengers, and much more. Standard features include tri-zone climate control, six USB ports, and an infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen display. Then traction-mode select, deep-tinted rear windows, and high-intensity headlights are all included by stepping up to the LS trim. There are also plenty of optional features and packages that further spices up the look and experience of the SUV.

Miami Lakes Automall has the 2021 Traverse SUV in its possession. Those who are interested in this vehicle or any of our other vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Corvette C8 Gets Some Sporty Improvements

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, June 17th, 2021 at 2:26 PM

 

General Motors subsidiary Chevrolet recently brought on a small selection of new color options for their 2022 C8 Corvette Stingray and is even offering a  limited appearance package based on the 2021 IMSA GTLM champion C8.R race car. The company also enhanced the sporty vehicle’s fuel and engine management interworks, however, this doesn’t mean that the C8 is going to muster up any more power than it already has. On top of this, its starting price has been heightened to $62,195, (plus destination fee), which is over $1000 more than the 2021 model year.

The upcoming Corvette’s engine is a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT2 V-8, which is geared with a new fuel pump and fuel injections that gives way for running higher fuel pressures. The output remains the same at 490 horsepower (really 495 if you have the performance exhaust) with 470 lb-ft of torque. It’s geared with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. In Car and Drivers testing, the Stingray got up to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and zoomed through the quarter-mile at 122 mph in 11.2 seconds. The more advanced Active Fuel Management system makes it possible for the cylinder deactivation to be able to perform at lower speeds, however, estimates regarding the fuel economy have not yet been released.

Limited to just 1000 cars is the new IMSA GTLM Championship Edition package. Its starting price is $6595 and is available on 3LT models fixed with the Z51 Performance package. It also has two available colors, which are Accelerate Yellow w/ gray accents or Hypersonic Gray w/ yellow accents. Finished in the Carbon Flash color are the spoilers and mirror, while the wheels are painted black w/ the brand’s Racing “Jake” skull emblem on the center caps and yellow brakes.

These special-edition models have an exclusive Strike Yellow and Sky Cool Gray interior with GT2 buckets seats paired with yellow seat belts. One can also select the special Competition seats, and there is even a C8.R Special Edition numbered plaque that you’ll find between the chairs. They are accompanied by a distinctive car cover that mirrors the style of the Corvette C8. race car.

What’s more, Corvette cars that aren’t geared with the track-equipped Z51 package are now available to order with a new low rear spoiler, along with a Z51 front splitter.

Excitingly enough, the C8.R race car was revealed for the first time at Detroit’s Belle Isle on Saturday, June 12. Eager Chevy enthusiasts of the upcoming C8 Stingray, as well as the IMSA GTLM Championship Edition package, can place their order on July 1st.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase your new 2022 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of vehicles from the brand that range in a variety of different styles and prices. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Traverse Loses Is L Trim But Gains So Much More

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Traverse in Miami, Chevy Traverse Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 11:08 AM

Three Chevrolet vehicles are losing their entry-level L trims for the 2022 model year, and they are the Traverse, Blazer, and Malibu. It has also been revealed that the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse won’t even have the L trim as an available option, which now makes the LS trim the new base model.

The current 2021 Traverse SUV offers almost all of the same standard features for the L and LS models. The main distinction between the two is that the LS trim has a lot more available options for buyers to choose from. For example, one can bring on either 18-inch or 20-inch gloss wheels, specifically black-painted aluminum wheels, along with a black finish grille and black badging on the exterior. Inward, the Traverse LS also has available cargo nets, floor liners, and packages that you wouldn’t find on the previous base models. It is expected that the LS trim should continue to have all of these aforesaid conveniences available for the upcoming model year.

One con, however, of the 2022 Traverse L’s retirement is that more than likely, the mid-size crossover will now have a higher starting price. The 2021 Traverse L is currently priced at $30,995, (plus destination fee), while the 2021 LS is priced at $34,395, (plus destination fee). It has not yet been confirmed by the automaker whether the starting price of the LS trim will stay the same for the following model year.

The 2022 Chevy Traverse will also get a slightly refashioned design for the exterior, which will encompass modified headlamps and taillamps, a revamped front fascia, and developed grille options. Additionally, buyers will be able to select between Cherry Red Tintcoat, Northsky Blue Metallic, and Silver Sage Metallic for the three new paint colors. This makes up for the fact that Cajun Red Tintcoat, Satin Steel Metallic, and Graphite Metallic will no longer be a part of the color palette.

The Chevrolet Safety Assist package is filled with driver-assistance technologies, which will be standard on all 2022 Traverse models. Our favorite safety features include automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist w/ lane-departure warning, and blind-spot monitoring.

The standard automatic emergency system will intuitively apply the brakes if the system senses an impending collision and the driver doesn’t react. Lane-keeping assist (also standard) warns drivers if their vehicle is drifting too much in the other lane and also has the means to keep the SUV centered. Moreover, the optional blind-spot monitoring warns the driver if there are other vehicles on the side.

Lastly, drivers will be able to connect his or her phone to the infotainment system thanks to wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities. A couple more exciting comforts include the brand’s subscription-based OnStar-connected services with 4G LTE and in-vehicle Wi-Fi, which both come standard.

When the time comes to purchase the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse SUV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive range of vehicles from the brand in a variety of different styles and prices. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevrolet Company Provides Two New Police Cruisers With The 2022 Bolt and Bolt EUV

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Bolt EUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 4:40 PM

 

2022 Bolt and Bolt EUV Police Cruiser

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt, as well as its SUV version, the Bolt EUV crossover, is offering a brand-new, factory-fixed Special Service Vehicle (SSV) package, making them a highly important feature for law enforcement offices that are trying to make the shift towards electric vehicles. Having said that, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll see these vehicles being used in high-speed chases. The parent company, General Motors (GM), tend to serve the agencies this technology for parking control and detective cars, however, Police Pursuit Vehicles (PPVs) are cop cars that are tougher and have more quickness to them.

The automaker didn’t have to make a wealth of changes to ready the Bolt and Bolt EUV for public duty. As stated by car site, GM Authority, the SSV package involves two extra electrical circuits, one that measures 20 amps and the other with 30 amps, for things regarding strobe lights and police radios. The Bolt SSV group will also encompass a surveillance mode that turns off lights from the exterior and in the interior to maximize inconspicuousness during nighttime stakeouts.

With the shift to meter-mobile, the electrics don’t lose anything in exchange for range. The Bolt SSV can travel up to 259 miles between charges, while the EUV SSV can reach 247 miles. Obviously meant for support undertakings, the non-pursuing law enforcement vehicles maximum speed of 93 miles per hour.

The SSV-equipped EVs are only attainable for orders having to do with fleet or government, somewhat geared to try and satisfy civilian oversight communities. For instance, 16-inch wheels are a standard feature, at the same time, SSV isn’t offered with the Comfort, Driver Confidence, or Convenience packages (bundling features like leather, blind-spot monitoring, heated and ventilated seats, and other amenities). Regardless, the Bolt SSV involves a power driver’s seat, complete with a four-way adjustable lumbar, so it has a bit of happiness during a rather serious event on the job.

As great as they are, the electric hatchback and SUV aren’t the pioneering vehicles that have been offered to government agencies. Ford brought in the Police Responder sedan, which is a cop-fitted Fusion hybrid until sometime this year, and swapped it with the adventurous Police Interceptor Utility hybrid. Some municipalities also make use of the electrics such as the Nissan Leaf, as it’s helpful for duties surrounding traffic control and parking. Yet and still, the Bolt and Bolt EUV just might be the first specifically geared all fully electric law enforcement vehicles.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

As for the rest of us average citizens, the 2022 Bolt EV and Bolt EUV encompass a variety of gadgets and gizmos for us to take advantage of like the LED headlights and taillights, cruise control, a 10.2-inch touchscreen, and a configurable 8.0-inch color gauge cluster,  cruise control, and a dual-level charging cord. 

More specifically, the EUV has the brand’s Super Cruise technology, which allows for hand-free driving about 200,000 miles on North American and Canadian highways. It’s worth noting that you shouldn’t take this as an opportunity to sleep, since the system will activate visible and audible alerts to notify the driver to take control of the larger Bolt.

When the time comes to purchase your new Bolt hatchback or SUV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall, We carry a wide range of Chevrolet models, both gasoline-powered and electric-powered. Simply view our online new car inventory and if you find something that feeds your fancy, chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Diesel Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Show That They’re Still Hot Stuff With Recent Sales

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Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Excel In Diesel Sales

As with gasoline power plants, diesel motors are now being seen as being on the verge of extinction due to the ever-growing rise of electric-powered vehicles. Major automakers have been seeking to revamp their entire lineup to eventually become fully electric in the next few years, with Hyundai for example, saying that it will stop producing diesel engines altogether. 

From the environmental standpoint, this seems like a rather positive transition in the automotive industry, but one should take into account the importance of diesels, specifically in large trucks and SUVs. These types of motors typically have a high torque output and also have sensible fuel economy numbers, which still makes them great options. In 2020, General Motors (GM) presented its newborn 3.0-liter Duramax six-cylinder turbodiesel in its Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe, and Chevrolet Suburban SUVs. As proven by their recent sales figures, this move was indeed the right one.

Both the diesel-operated Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban have recently experienced an increase in sales. Towards the end of April, the Duramax power plant collected six percent of all Tahoe sales, as well as eight percent for the Suburban. Seeing that the SUVs entered production, this is counted as the highest take rate for the Duramax engine. In other words, the interest in this vehicle is translating into actual sales, resulting in one of their best model years.

The 3.0-liter unit has a solid output of 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, combined with a reasonable amount of consumption. In the full-sized Tahoe, figures from the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) for the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) diesel put out 21/28/24 mpg city/highway/combined.

By contrast, the RWD 5.3-liter V8 Tahoe will only muster EPA figures 16/20/18 mpg throughout the same cycles. There are efficiency gains that are similar for the Suburban, and having said that, the Duramax engine is a tad more expensive. On the Tahoe’s LS trim, it would cost you an extra $996 for the diesel motor. That might seem fairly reasonable if you take into account what you’ll save at gas stations (considering if you don’t really need a V8). Then, for the first time in two decades, the Escalade offers a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine, which is just as enticing to potential buyers since they don’t have to pay more for it.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

If you really want to see what the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban has to offer, check out our stash at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of Chevrolet SUVs, crossovers, trucks, and even hatchbacks.

When buying the Tahoe or Suburban, you’ll have access to a plethora of advanced features like premium cloth seating, tri-zone climate control, remote engine start, 8-way power front seats, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a mechanical limited-slip differential, as well as entertainment features like a 10-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, 6-speaker audio system, 4G LTE and in-vehicle Wi-Fi.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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General Motors Is Bouncing Back After The Automotive Chip Shortage Disaster

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 10:03 AM

 

Positive News For General Motors

Thursday (June 3rd), the American multinational car manufacturer, General Motors (GM) announced that they are set to increase their shipments of pickup trucks as well as other vehicles to dealerships over the next several weeks, which is a good sign that things are on the up and up regarding the shortage of computer chips.

The financial results of the automaker during the first half of the year would be, as GM said in a statement “significantly better”, than previously predicted. The company has initially said that its profits would drop to roughly $500 million in the second quarter, which is more than $3 billion in the first quarter. The carmaker said that the chip shortage was the culprit for several of its plants to slow down its production for weeks on end.

“The global semiconductor shortage remains complex and very fluid,” Phil Kienle, G.M.’s vice president for North America manufacturing and labor relations, said in the statement. “Customer demand continues to be very strong, and G.M.’s engineering, supply chain and manufacturing teams have done a remarkable job maximizing production of high-demand and capacity-constrained vehicles.”

GM also stated that it intended to increase production of its pickups, specifically the heavy-duty, at their plant in Flint, Michigan, by the following month. The automaker claims that their output would increase by around 1,000 trucks per month. Other factories will have to sacrifice their usual summer vacation closures in order to compensate for some of the lost production time earlier this year.

Additionally, the automaker is also intending to ship a collection of around 30,000 midsize pickups to dealers from their plant in Wentzville, Missouri. These are trucks that have been constructed without particular electric mechanisms and have been stowed away at the plant until missing parts finally make their arrival.

On Thursday afternoon, GM’s stock price moved up about 6 percent after it announced its new profit forecast.

GM wasn’t the only automaker that has been affected by the chip shortage, Ford Motor also made a forecast regarding their profits, saying that it expects to make half as many cars in the second quarter than they originally intended. Tesla had to increase the pricing on some of its cars, and even ceased the use of radar sensors that were part of its Autopilot driver-assistance system.

“Our biggest challenge is supply chain, especially microcontroller chips,” Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, said Wednesday on Twitter. “Never seen anything like it.”

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Now that you know where things stand with our favorite powerhouse carmaker, you feel confident in making a purchase at Miami Lakes Automall. It’s here that we carry an extensive range of models from GM’s subsidiary company, Chevrolet. There you will also find a variety of different body styles and prices. 

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Bolt EUV And Bolt EV Are Arriving Ahead Of Schedule To Dealerships

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Bolt EUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 4:49 PM

It’s official! The new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV crossover, along with the revamped 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchback have entered production at General Motors Lake Orion Assembly plant, and are already ahead of schedule in making their way towards dealership lots.

This week, the automaker posted a photo of the upcoming Bolt in the midst of its last inspection on the assembly line, which prompted the caption, “The future is all-electric. The new 2022 Bolt EUV and redesigned Bolt EV have left the factory and are shipping to a Chevrolet dealership near you.”

This revelation comes as quite a surprise, since many automakers experienced delays on rollouts and arrivals due to the microchip shortage, and issues with supply chains. In spite of this, the arrival of the two EV models are coming a month earlier than GM initially said, towards the end of May.

The latest and greatest Bolt EUV and EV made their initial introduction back in February, with the automaker saying at the time that these electrics would start production this summer. The starting price for the hatchback is at $31,995, (plus destination fee). In concert, the EUV has a starting price at $33,995, (plus destination fee). By comparison, the 2021 model year for the Bolt EV, was priced from $37,890, (plus destination fee).

Both of these models get their power from a 288-cell lithium-ion battery pack with a rating of 65 kWh, which delivers power to a front-mounted electric motor that has a maximum power output of 200 horsepower with 266 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, the Bolt EUV has an EPA rating of 259 miles from a full charge, while the family-friendly EUV has an estimated range of 247 miles.

The upcoming Bolt EV and EUV are the GM’s most inexpensive electric vehicles at this time and have been viewed as an integral part of its overall objective for each driver to eventually ride in an electric vehicle.

“We want to put everyone in an EV and the new Bolt EUV and redesigned Bolt EV are crucial to doing so,” GM President Mark Reuss commented during the time of the vehicles’ introduction. “Together, they enable mainstream customers to be part of our vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.”

Although it was recently reported that the Bolt EUV, in particular, wouldn’t break the 250-mile mark, as expected, it still offers more than enough driving range to work with. On top of this, it makes up for it with extra space in the rear seating area, as well as additional comfort features. It even has an available sunroof and GM’s Super Cruise hands-free driver-assist system. 

Moreover, both the latest Bolt EV and EUV offer an updated seat design, as well as a slew of interface changes like a one-pedal driving mode. Buyers should also expect Android and Apple CarPlay compatibility, and a new Level 2 mobile charging cord.

The arrival of the 2022 Bolt EV and Bolt EUV is fast approaching, and when that time finally comes, be sure to make your purchase at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, including that of the 2021 Bolt EV.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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What We Know So Far About The 2022 Chevy Blazer

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Blazer, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, May 17th, 2021 at 4:52 PM

 

In 2018, Chevrolet released its Blazer SUV, once again bringing to life its famous nameplate. It was considered quite unexpected, seeing as the name “Blazer” was previously associated with more adventurous vehicles, like the Trailblazer. Nevertheless, the automaker took the smart move by fitting in with the times, as the rise of family-friendly crossovers is undeniable. 

For its upcoming model, the company is offering some minor changes here and there. Here’s everything that you need to know about the 2022 Chevrolet Blazer.

It’s Keeping Its Three Engine Options

Chevrolet’s main intent of launching its crossover line-up was to introduce a sense of comfort and easiness to the drivers and their passengers as much as possible, therefore, one shouldn’t expect a complete revamp of powertrain options each model and every model year. 

In this case, there is hardly a change at all. The standard 2.5-liter 4-cylinder has 193 horsepower and lb-ft of torque, and will only be available with front-wheel-drive (FWD). The next engine is the optional 2.0-liter turbocharger, it produces an excellent 237 horsepower with 258 lb-ft of torque. It’s also quite fuel-efficient and will have an available all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. 

The third and final option that has the most pep in its step is the 3.6-liter V6 engine, pushing out 308 horsepower with 270 lb-ft of torque. All three motors are joined with a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Maintains Its Lovable Crossover Body

Contrary to its venturesome roots, the crossover is made for the city streets. The early design of this Chevrolet vehicle is derived from the automaker’s iconic muscle car, the Camaro. The Blazer has a style that is incredibly modern and sleek, which is helped by features like the sharp lines, slender headlights, sloped roofline, and larger two-layered grille.

The 2022 model will keep the same unibody frame, as well as the wheelbase of 113 inches and the length of 192 inches. Then, the 64.3 cubic feet of cargo space should satisfy basic needs. There’s also a generous amount of space in both the front and back row. Interior elements like the trim pieces and circular air vents will follow-on the newest model.

Already Born With Plenty Of Features

Chevrolet has already packed on the safety and comfort features in its models. The 2022 Blazer will continue to sport standard nifties like an 8-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto compatibility, AM/FM radio dual-zone climate control a six-speaker stereo, Bluetooth audio streaming, in-car wireless internet hardware, four USB ports, plus cruise control, keyless entry, 18” wheels, and all-season tires.

Optional features will also carry over, such as wireless smartphone charging rear park assist, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist, lane change alert with blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, a rear camera mirror, a surround-view parking camera system, forward collision alert, high-speed automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control.

Moreover, since it was recently announced that the upcoming Blazer will lose its entry-level L and 1LT, this may allow certain features that were previously exclusive to trims in a higher tier to become standard.

Today’s Automotive Trend May Change The Cost

For the past few years, automakers have been slowly making the transition to electric vehicles. With upcoming EVs like the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model X and Y, and Hyundai Kona Electric, it’s quite plausible that Chevy may want to follow suit with its 2022 Blazer. 

Though there is no official announcement in this regard nor the starting price, it’s estimated that the cost will range from $29,000, (plus destination fee) to $45,000, (plus destination fee). The mid-size vehicle is also set to go on sale close to November 2021. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The 2022 Chevrolet Blazer will be here before we know it and when that time comes, be sure to make this purchase at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive range of vehicles from the automaker, including those of the 2021 model year.

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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GM’s CEO Raves About The Upcoming Chevrolet Silverado EV

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, May 10th, 2021 at 12:28 PM

 

GM’s CEO Comments On The Upcoming EV Silverado

General Motors recently conducted a Q1 financial report with investors, during which a Deutsche Bank analyst had specific questions regarding the brand’s Silverado EV. This prompted CEO Mary Barra to briefly give some insights about its highly anticipated truck.

“And again, we have incredible know-how in this company and how to do full-sized trucks and we’re taking that into an EV-propelled vehicle, and that I think is going to give us a winning formula. I’m excited to share that vehicle with everyone because it’s just stunning,” Barra commented.

Barra also added that GM expects to have a strong demand for its upcoming electric Silverado. She thinks that the Utilium platform could aid the company in obtaining leadership in the market.

Last month, Chevrolet confirmed rumors regarding the Silverado EV, as they plan on constructing the model apace with the GMC Hummer EV at the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck Factory Zero facility. Both trucks will reside on the Ultium platform, and the aim is for the green Silverado to have a range of about 400 miles or 644 kilometers.

“The vehicles coming from Factory Zero will change the world, and how the world views electric vehicles,” said GM President Mark Reuss when announcing the Silverado EV. “The GMC Hummer EV SUV joins its stablemate in the realm of true supertrucks, and Chevrolet will take everything Chevy’s loyal truck buyers love about Silverado — and more — and put it into an electric pickup that will delight retail and commercial customers alike.”

At the current moment, there is no word as to the arrival date of the electrified Silverado. However, seeing how it proceeds on a different platform than the gasoline model, it leaves room for significant styling changes between the two trucks.

Furthermore, GM is investing $2.2 billion into the Detroit-Hamtramck facility to develop the site into a major center for the company’s electric vehicle production.

More Fun Facts

  • Chevrolet’s first full-size electric truck won’t just be for public consumption, as both retail and fleet versions will be made available.
  • GM claims that you won’t have to worry about spending so much time charging and for only a few miles, as it’s expected for the upcoming Silverado to deliver 400 miles on a full charge.
  • As previously stated, America’s powerhouse automaker is embracing the “Made In The U.S.A” slogan by building the EV truck at GM’s Factory ZERO assembly plant, previously known as the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center. This is the company’s first EV-only assembly plant, and not only will it produce the Silverado and the Hummer, but also the Cruise Origin, which is an upcoming self-driving vehicle.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase the first-ever Chevrolet Silverado EV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We have an extensive range of vehicles from the automaker, including that of the current Silverado. Simply take a look at our website and search through our online new car inventory. Once you find something that feeds your fancy, you can virtually chat with one of our representatives for further assistance.

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All The Latest On The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Bolt EUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, May 7th, 2021 at 2:54 PM

 

It’s no secret that the move toward electric cars is fast approaching…no actually it’s already here. Many big-time manufacturers like Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan have made great strides in the EV world. 

Chevrolet is just one of many automakers to compete in this new game, but one shouldn’t assume that it’s new to this electrified car making. The Chevrolet Bolt EV first made its debut in 2016 and since then it’s taken the EV market by storm, winning various awards and getting significant recognition from car magazines and blogs. It’s one of the most successful electric models that an American manufacturer has ever produced, and with its upcoming 2022 model is fast-approaching, this carmaker shows no signs of slowing down. Here’s All The Latest On The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

Exterior

Though the design of the Bolt EV looks cute and cuddly, the 2022 model will have just a bit more edge and intensity in its design. Some changes that will be made to the style include the adding of a pair of LED headlights to the front, to help lead the car into the twenty-first century. This EV hatchback will use the same architecture as its newborn sibling, the Bolt EUV. 

Interior

The interior has also been completely revamped. Opposed to its predecessor, the revisions are more conspicuous, and the automaker has improved the quality of the materials. Drivers will appreciate the 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system and an 8-inch digital instrument cluster. There is also a new electronic shifter that doesn’t take up as much space as in the previous one. This new gadget teams up with pull toggles and space-age push-button controls.

Both drivers and passengers will have more than enough room to work with and will be quite comfortable on long road trips. Legroom in the backseat measures at 36.0 inches, and the company says that they’re reconstructed the seats to be more supportive and comfortable. Moreover, there is 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space when the seats are up, but when they are folded, this number increases to 57 cubic feet.

Technology

For the newest Bolt, Chevrolet is considering replacing its old LT and Premier models with two trims dubbed 1LT and 2LT. This doesn’t mean that there will be a loss of any features, nor the addition of them, as the company is only seeking to rename the trims. As one should expect, the infotainment system will have standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You’ll also find wireless charging as a great comfort feature.

Safety-oriented technologies encompass those like adaptive cruise control, automatic front emergency braking, automatic high beams, lane-keeping assist, and 360-degree camera system as available features. The taller Bolt EUV involves Super Cruise, which applies semi-autonomous technology that allows its driver to take his or her hand from the steering wheel during long periods of highway driving.

Performance

Regarding the car’s performance, you won’t see a difference in this 2022 compact. As before, the car will be powered by a single motor that is joined with a 66-kWh battery pack, which enables the vehicle to push out 200 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. This is just the right amount of power that one would need in a car of this size, especially since it’s more equipped for urban cities. Additionally, the one-pedal driving mode will prove to be helpful when driving in heavy traffic.

Range And Charging

When it’s time to go car shopping, there are many potential buyers that are concerned with power and speed capabilities, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but when it comes to an electric vehicle, the main priority should be mile range. As previously mentioned, we’ll be getting the same motor, therefore, the mile range will also stay the same.

The automaker says that the driving range of the 2022 Bolt is 259 miles, but one should know that real-world tests haven’t been performed yet, so this number is subject to change. The 5-door EV includes a 240-volt charging unit for you to use at home, while Level 2 charging and DC charging that gives the car 100 miles of power in 30 minutes.

Price

Each and every year, electric cars are becoming more affordable, and the 2022 Bolt EV is no different. The starting price for this hatchback is $31,995, (plus destination fee), which is $5,000’s less than last year’s model. Essentially, you’re getting an upgrade without having to pay the upgraded price. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The production of the 2022 Bolt EV will begin by late spring and should be available to purchase this summer. When the time comes to buy your spanking new eco-friendly Chevrolet vehicle, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall, we sell a wide range of models from the automaker and at a variety of different prices.

Those who are interested in what we have to offer can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Proves That Its Design For Its Silverado 1500 Has True Buying Power

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at 9:43 AM

The fourth-generation Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has reached its third year of stealing the hearts of pickup lovers everywhere. When this light-duty truck made its debut in 2019, it was praised by many for its design, which significantly contrasts with that of its third-generation model. Even though there have been some critics pointing out what they see as flaws in the styling, with some even using the term “sideburns” to describe the reason for their disdain. However, these sideburns have actually helped to increase sales rather than thwart them.

In a recent interview with car site, GM Authority, Bob Krapes, Director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing said “Research has shown that the number one reason to buy [the Silverado 1500] is design.” 

In actuality, the design of the Silverado is the main reason why the pickup is presently the best-selling vehicle in its segment amid buyers with ages ranging from 18 to 34 in North America, as reported in January by GM Authority. While the styling may not be everyone’s preferred taste, it’s doing what it needs to in order to entice customers.

Krapes continued to say that the design has also allowed the Silverado to become the best-selling pickup truck amid Hispanic buyers in the States.

Also encompassing variants like Heavy Duty and Medium Duty pickups, the Silverado is the automaker’s top-selling model by a sizable margin. To put into perspective, 594,094 units of the Chevy truck were purchased in the States during the 2020 calendar year. That signifies 34 percent of the Chevrolet sales and 23 percent of total sales of GM. In truth, the Silverado and its corporate counterpart, the GMC Sierra, together outsold the highly-favored Ford F-Series by almost 60,000 units during that year. While one could argue that this achievement could be due to the F-Series making its way into its 14th generation during the very end of 2020, it still doesn’t take away from its win.

Unfortunately, Q1 of 2021 saw a dip in Silverado sales, surely due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the worldwide semiconductor shortage. Yet and still, at 126,591 units for the first three months of the year, the pickup still made up for 30 percent of Chevrolet sales and 20 percent of GM sales in North America during that period. These numbers also indicate that if Silverado styling was largely unfavorable, it would have not seen much success.

At this current moment, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available with the option of four body configurations, thusly:

  • Regular Cab, Long Bed
  • Double Cab, Standard Bed
  • Crew Cab, Short Bed
  • Crew Cab, Standard Bed

A Regular Cab, Short Regular Bed Silverado is constructed in the States but is only sold in the Middle East. However, GM Authority recently reported that there is still a possibility for these configurations making their way to the U.S. and Canada.

The automaker has also announced in early April that an electric Chevrolet Silverado will be constructed at the GM Factory Zero plant (previously known as GM Detroit-Hamtramck plant) along with the nearing GMC Hummer EV pickup and SUV.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Miami Lakes Automall has a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, including that of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. We also sell bigger and badder trucks from this brand, such as the Silverado 2500HD and the Silverado 4500HD.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Reveals Three Cool Colors For The 2022 Corvette C8

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New Corvette Colors For 2022

Although the All-American Chevrolet brand has a great deal of vehicles under its belt, without question, their Corvette sports car is their main squeeze. Now more than ever, with its recent C8 Corvette entering its third model year, the car has gained widespread popularity. While changes in design have been relatively haven’t been too dramatic, they still add just enough excitement.

 

 

Recently, the automaker announced that there are three new color options available. The three new color options include Amplify Orange, Caffeine, and Hypersonic Gray. At least one of these colors is viewed as a premium color, with Amplify Orange being a bit more expensive.

It seems as though the colors Caffeine and Hypersonic Gray are standard. The Caffeine color appears to look brownish, and the shared image from the brand appears to have hints of metallic gold elements to it once it hits the sunshine. The color is very subtle for the Corvette. Hypersonic Gray also serves as a metallic color option, and slightly comparable to the silver that was previously available to the vehicle.

 

All of next year’s Corvette models will encompass standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as new display options for the digital gauge cluster, such as a tachometer in Track mode. These standard gadgets were presented in the 2021 model year. Buyers of the 2022 C8 models can also select the magnetorheological dampers as a standalone option that doesn’t necessitate buyers to choose the Z51 performance package.

For the time being, no new changes will be applied to the motor, as the Corvette will continue to make use of a 490 horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 engine. The company confirmed that orders for the 2022 model will start by early July.

The drivetrain shifts over from previous years with the 6.2-liter V-8 engine producing 490 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. Car and Driver states that the C8 can reach 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 11.2 seconds at 122 mph. The 2-door vehicle uses an 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The entry-level price for the 2021 Corvette was $60,995, (plus destination fee), with the 2022 C8 likely following suit.

Corvette’s Color Of The Year

The 2021 Corvette already has an exciting group of 12 exterior colors. At the present moment, the fan favorite of the bunch is Torch Red.

For loyal Corvette followers, the popularity in the Torch shouldn’t come as a shock, as GM Authority previously reported that this option was the most desired exterior color for the 2020 Corvette, specifically making up 25 percent of all of last year’s models that were produced. Arctic White came in as the second most popular 2020 Corvette color, making up 15 percent of the sales, while Black came in third place at 12 percent. Finally, with 7 percent each, Sebring Orange and Elkhart Lake Blue came in fourth and fifth, respectively.

All Corvette color options currently include:

  • Sebring Orange Tintcoat
  • Arctic White
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Accelerate Yellow Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Rapid Blue
  • Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat
  • Elkhart Lake Blue Metallic
  • Silver Flare Metallic
  • Zeus Bronze Metallic

Inhouse, the 2021 Corvette currently offers eight interior colors, such as:

  • Jet Black
  • Sky Cool Gray
  • Adrenaline Red
  • Natural
  • Natural Dipped
  • Tension with Twilight Blue Dipped
  • Morello Red Dipped
  • Sky Cool Gray with Strike Yellow

Miami Lakes Automall

When the time comes to purchase a spanking new Chevrolet Corvette C8, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of Chevrolet models in a variety of different styles and prices. Simply view our online new car inventory, and once you find something that suits your particular style, chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Blazer vs. Trailblazer: Two Peas In A Different Pod

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Blazer, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Trailblazer, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at 4:42 PM

 

To begin with, the Chevrolet Blazer and Chevrolet Trailblazer were never seen as SUVs that necessarily mirror each other. On the other hand, they do have particular characteristics about them that are in fact comparable, such as with their athletic styling and driving mannerisms. Let’s dig a little deeper as to what makes these bow-tie trucks tick.

Benefits of The 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Advantage

Interior Space

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the larger Blazer has more cargo space. Behind the rear seats, this mid-size SUV has 30.5 cubic feet of capacity, and when the seats are folded down expands to 64.2 cubic feet. For the compact Trailblazer, its numbers measure up to 25.3 cubic feet, and then 54.4 with the seats down. Although the Trailblazer is more suitable for carrying longer items, the Blazer is more capable for general use.

Power and Acceleration

Three engines are offered for the Blazer, such as the standard 193-horsepowered 2.5-liter I-4, a 227-horsepowered 2.0-liter turbo-four, and a 308-horsepowered 3.6-liter V-6. All of these motors are paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD, at the same time, AWD is available for the turbo-four as well as the V-6 engines. 

According to testers at car site, MotorTrend, they estimated a 6.1-second 0-60-mph time from a V-6 AWD Blazer RS. Then, for the AWD turbocharged models, they measured a 7.5-second time, while getting a 9-second run from 2.5-liter models.

Fun Factor

Although the Trailblazer has a few flamboyant options on its color palette, the Blazer still stands out. The mid-sizer has a more intense design and even has some Camaro-inspired sportiness.  While it doesn’t replace the real thing, it still has a bit of pep in its step. Its steering is also more stable and precise, and the chassis aids in providing a ride that is comfortable yet energetic.

Benefits Of The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Starting Price

Regardless of all of the gifts and toys that a car has, the price is almost always the main deciding factor when it comes to its purchase. One advantage that the smaller Trailblazer has is that it’s big in affordability. The starting price for Blazer is $30,000, (plus destination fee) and it only goes up from there, however, with a Trailblazer, you can get high-tier trim like AWD Trailblazer RS and Activ models for just under the Blazer’s starting price. Needless to say, if you’re looking for the most bang for your buck, you’ll find a friend with this compact.

Fuel Economy

While the Blazer certainly takes the cake in terms of a powerful ride, one of the perks of the Trailblazer’s powertrains is that they are better equipped for fuel-efficiency. Ironically, this crossover has a larger engine, however, its motors aren’t as thirsty, as its FWD 1.3-liter turbocharger has an EPA rating of 29/33 mpg city/highway, while the Blazer’s smaller 2.0-liter turbo drops off to 22/29 mpg.

Maneuverable Size

The Trailblazer proves that less is more when trying to cut corners and sneak into tight parking spaces, in these instances, the SUV’s tiny frame is a big convenience. Measuring at 173.5 inches long and a width of 71. inches, it’s perfect for maneuvering in congested city streets. Meanwhile, the bulky Blazer expands at 191.4 inches long and 76.7 inches wide, which as previously mentioned, is only a win when considering interior space.

Who Runs Donuts Around Who?

Ultimately, choosing between the Blazer and Trailblazer all depends on the person’s preference. Buyers of the Blazer get the value of more interior space, a mightier engine, and overall better maneuverability on the road. At the same time, the Trailblazer is significantly less expensive on all trims, is more fuel-efficient, and makes parking a breeze.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

At Miami Lakes Automall, you don’t have to choose between the two, because we sell both the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer and Trailblazer SUVs with a variety of different trims and prices. Those who are interested in these SUVs or any of our other Chevrolet models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevy Corvette Commands Authority With High Market Share During Q1 2021

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 9:12 AM

 

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette has experienced incredible highs in the United States and in Mexico during the first sales quarter of 2021. 

Chevrolet Corvette Sales – Q1 2021 – United States

In North America, deliveries for the Chevrolet Corvette summed up to 6,611 units in Q1 2021, which is about a 73 percent increase as opposed to the 3,820 units sold in Q1 2020.

Chevrolet Corvette Sales – Q1 2021 – Mexico

In Mexico, the deliveries for the Corvette model consisted of 36 units in Q 2021, which means there was a growth of about 140 percent as opposed to 15 units sold in Q1 2020.

Chevrolet Corvette Sales – Q1 2021 – Canada

In Canada, however, the Vette did experience a slight decrease in sales, as its deliveries amounted to 281 units in Q1 2021, which brought its numbers down to about 2 percent as opposed to 288 units sold in Q1 2020.

Competition Sales Comparison (USA)

The significant increase in the Chevrolet Corvette’s North American sales during the Q1 2021 prompted the iconic sports car to maintain its position as the best-selling model in its segment. Essentially, the famous Stingray outpaced all of its other competitors in the sales race, including that of the Porsche 911, Porsche 718, Mercedes-AMG GT, Mercedes-Benz SL, Mercedes-Benz SLC, Audi R8, Nissan GT-R, Ford GT, Acura NSX, and BMW i8.

Sales Numbers – Premium Sports Cars – Q1 2021 – USA

The Corvette’s impressive numbers signify a considerable improvement over figures that were similarly admirable in Q3 2020 in addition to Q4 2020. Throughout these quarters, the 8th-gen model made up over 50 percent of shares for its segment. It’s worth noting, however, that most candidates are much pricier than the Corvette and therefore, it’s less likely this will contribute to the lower volume of buyers.

The Chevy Corvette was able to increase its segment shares up to 51 percent opposed to 43 percent in 2020. Coming in second, is the highly popular and big-time rival, Porsche 911; This car comprised about a third of the Corvettes sales with 22 percent segment share, which is a decrease of 29 percent in the quarter a year ago. Then, Porsche’s 718 line, encompassing the 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster, came up third with a 12 percent segment share, with an increase of 4 percent from a year ago. The remaining contenders like the Audi R8, Nissan GT-R, Ford GT, Acura NSX, and BMW i8, all saw an increase of 1 percent or less in their segment share.

The segment for luxury sport vehicles increased an average of about 44 percent to 12,876 units in Q1 2021, which means that Corvette sales outsold the segment nearly two-fold.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The Chevrolet Corvette is an incredible vehicle that rocks an incredible design and provides a ride that only one can dream of…or simply make a purchase at our dealership, Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We have a wide selection of Chevrolet models like the Corvette, at a variety of different styles and prices.

This supercar is just one click away. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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General Motors Say That An Electric Silverado Is Coming Our Way

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 2:17 PM

 

Electric Chevrolet Silverado

General Motors (GM) recently announced that the Chevrolet division will bring forth its first-ever electric Silverado. This pickup truck will be constructed at the automaker’s Factory Zero assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan. Mark Reuss, GM’s president, even confirmed that the GMC Hummer electric SUV (which was revealed this month) will also be built at the same location as the Silverado. Previously, the car company said that the Hummer pickup, as well as the Cruise Origin, would also be made at the Factory Zero store. It is expected that the Hummer pickup will be introduced to the market sometime this year.

GM’s goal is to provide dealerships with over a million electric vehicles worldwide by 2025 and then win over the EV “market leadership in North America,” including that “with the company’s Ultium Platform, virtual development tools and technology, GM has reduced vehicle development times by nearly 50 percent to just 26 months.”

The automaker says that the electrified Silverado has been developed, though in and out, to be an electric vehicle. The company is also estimating that this truck will provide over 400 miles worth of range and all from a full charge, it will also be available for both retail and fleet buyers.

Reuss stated  Chevrolet takes “everything Chevy’s loyal truck buyers love about Silverado—and more—and puts it into an electric pickup that will delight retail and commercial customers alike.”

In January of last year, the automaker said that it was investing $2.2 billion in its Detroit-Hamtramck plant for the purpose of making several electric trucks and SUVs. GM retitled its plant to Factory Zero some months ago in order to convey its vision of a future without crashes, emissions, and congestion.

In fact, GM says Factory Zero is the “launchpad for GM’s multi-brand EV strategy. The facility has advanced technology and tooling and was designed with a focus on sustainable manufacturing.”

Additionally, Factory Zero will be getting significant renovations and upgrades, such as with “new machines, conveyors, controls, and tooling,” for the paint and body shops/general assembly areas.

Since last year, GM has made several announcements regarding its plans for an eco-friendly future, which also involves a modular propulsion system and an adaptive EV platform energized by proprietary Ultium batteries. The automaker has also said that it committed over $27 billion to electrics and autonomous vehicle development, encompassing $7 billion in 2021. The company intends to release 30 EVs worldwide towards the end of 2025, with over two-thirds available in the States. GM says that between Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet, and Buick, GM will have EVs that range at all price points. Recently, the company announced its 2022 Bolt EUV and Bolt EV, which are expected to arrive in dealerships this summer.

Last January, GM revealed BrightDrop, their new business that seeks to charge up and advance the delivery of goods and services through its systematic offering of electrical first-to-last-mile products, software, and services. The purpose is to help “empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.”

What’s more, this technology will reach over to fuel cells, as it will equip its Hydrotec fuel-cell power cubes to Navistar to utilize in its production model fuel-cell EV, a.k.a the International RHTM Series.

The automaker says that it will spend $2 billion on its Spring Hill, Tennessee, assembly plant to undertake the shift to GM’s third EV plant, alongside Factory Zero and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Mich.

GM announced the construction of Ultium Cells LLC back in 2019. Cells LLC is a joint venture with LG Energy Solution to mass-produce battery cells in Lordstown, Ohio. According to the company, the facility’s $2.3 billion construction is currently in motion.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Until the time comes for the electrified Silverado to arrive on the market, Miami Lakes Automall has a plethora of other Chevrolet models, including that of the current Silverado model. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevy Equinox Revamps Its Wardrobe With Four New Paint Colors

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 12:24 PM

New Cosmetic Features For The 2022 Chevy Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is getting all gussied up for 2022, and it’s adding four new color options to its makeup palette.

These new selections are set to be introduced with the upcoming Equinox SUV will encompass the following: 

  • Blue Glow Metallic
  • Seaglass Blue Metallic
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat
  • Iron Gray Metallic

The refreshed Chevy Equinox will soon unveil its mid-cycle revamp of the crossover, which was previously scheduled for the 2021 model year. Unfortunately, obstacles were met not-so-thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the altered Chevy vehicle then received push back to the 2022 model year.

Along with the new cosmetic options, the 2022 crossover will also bring forth a handful of exterior styling alterations, involving a renovated front grille and lower fascia. The grille and fascia will team up with new, augmented headlamps. These headlamps have long, thin housings that draw in the fenders, succeeding the central design line in the grille. 

Additionally, the front will have new fog lamps, while the back end will involve a modified rear bumper and taillights. The body style will also continue to serve as a compact four-door crossover utility vehicle.

In particular, the upcoming Equinox SUV will carry on with offering the turbocharged 1.5L I4 LYX gasoline engine, assumed to be the upscale powerplant option. Initially, General Motors aimed at introducing the turbocharged 2.0L I4 LSY gasoline engine to the lineup in order to replace the turbocharged 2.0L I4 LTG, the last-mentioned having been terminated during the 2021 model year. At the moment, however, those plans have taken a different turn, as the LYX will continue to serve as the sole engine option.

To get an idea, the turbocharged 1.5L I4 LYX has an output of 170 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 203 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm. Underneath, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox will succeed in riding on the GM D2 platform. Manufacturing in North American markets will come to pass mainly at the GM plant located in Canada, and on a smaller scale at the GM San Luis Potosi plant and GM San Luis Potosi plant and GM Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico. 

More Features To Expect

The upcoming 2022 Chevrolet Equinox will bring much more than just a few paint colors. It’s also tacking on wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as a standard feature among all trims levels.

Moreover, the refreshed SUV will offer the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system operated by a 7-inch touchscreen as standard on LS, LT, and RS trim levels. At the same time, the Premier trim level will encompass an 8-inch touchscreen. The LT and RS models will both offer an optional 8-inch screen to serve as an upgrade.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox crossover SUV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall, we carry a wide selection of Chevrolet models in a variety of different trims with various prices. 

Of course, you can still purchase the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox, as it has plenty of safety features like automatic emergency braking, forward-collision alert, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist, plus IntelliBeam automatic headlights.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Is “Upgrading” To A 3-Cylinder Engine In Its New Camaro

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 at 9:42 AM

 

The New Camaro Will Be Powered By A 3-Cylinder Motor

The iconic Chevrolet Camaro is an American staple and one of the most favored muscle cars in the States. Even though a recent recall related to the possibility of shafts missing a retaining ring and the company stalling production in Michigan at its Lansing Grand River Assembly plant ascribed to a shortage of semiconductor chips, this dynamic pony continues to dominate in sales. In order to stay newsworthy and fresh in the automotive industry that’s shifting towards hybrid and electric vehicles more and more each day Chevrolet has made a rather… unexpected announcement. By 2022, some Camaro’s will be operated by a high-performing, turbocharged…three-cylinder engine…Yes, you read that right. Just three cylinders.

Surely, this revelation might have left some in the Camaro fanbase flabbergasted, but before you get your knickers in a bunch, know that this type of change has already become a trend with other automakers, with Ford and Toyota offering similar performances. For instance, the European Ford Fiesta ST is motorized by a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder and has an output of 200 horsepower with 214 lb-ft of torque. Then, the Toyota GR Yaris is simply stunning with its ability to produce 257 horsies with 266 lb-ft of torque thanks to its turbocharged 1.6-liter three-cylinder engine. The latest base-level Camaro model has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 275 horsies and 295 lb-ft of torque. Chevrolet engineers are aiming to reach those power figures, and have already enhanced the capabilities of the new three-cylinder engine.

“We have been considering going to three-cylinders for a while now,” said Ted Kowalczyk, headman of small capacity motors at the brand. “The way the automotive industry is going, downsizing our engines, and focusing on efficiency is becoming a priority. We do believe that the new three-cylinder engines will be able to deliver the performance our customers have become accustomed to.” As claimed by sources, the new and improved motor should be able to produce over 300 horsepower. However, Chevrolet has kept quiet regarding the future plans of the V8 in the Camaro line, even so, there’s talk of a five-cylinder in the works.

More Of What To Expect

At first glance, it appears as those the automaker is keeping it simple with its upcoming design. Supposedly, rather than a complete remodel of the seventh-generation Camaro, it will look just like a 2021 but with a slight facelift. This isn’t a bad approach, as many automakers like to stick with what has already been working for them, with Jeep being the most notorious of them all. It has also been revealed that the muscle car will come in two different body styles, specifically, a two-door coupe and a two-door convertible (with a soft-top).

Additionally, the same trims (or at least similar ones) that were featured in the Camaro’s previous models, will likely be available in the newest generation. More specifically, the automaker will present the 1LS, 1LT, 2LT, 3LT, LT1, 1SS, 2SS, and ZL1, respectively. As before, the SS model would serve as the SuperSport package while the ZL1 will be the highest-ranking trim. The convertible version of the Camaro will also be available in these trims, with the expectation of the 1LS. Though these prices have not been confirmed, there is a high probability that the price will reach over $20,000, (plus destination fee) for the entry-level 1LS and over $60,000, (plus destination fee) for the high-tier ZL1 model. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase your spanking new 3-cylinder Chevrolet Camaro, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of Chevrolet cars in different trims and prices. It’s also not too late to purchase a current Camaro model still featuring the 4-cylinder motor.

Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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General Motors Makes Great Strides In Their Pledge To Responsible Water Management

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, March 29th, 2021 at 2:01 PM

 

GM Keeps Their Promise

General Motors (GM) recently revealed plans regarding environmental soundness. The multinational automaker wants to diminish the intensity of its water operations, with the goal to lessen the amount by 2035. The result of this scheme could save enough water that’s the equivalent of 4,254 swimming pools…and we mean Olympic-sized. 

On top of this, the company showcased their commitment to contributing to a greener future by signing the CEO Water Mandate. In this linking up with other world business leaders, they acknowledged problems regarding water and also strengthened connections with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

“The CEO Water Mandate will help us accelerate our water stewardship goals and contribute to the UN SDGs,” said Kristen Siemen, chief sustainability officer at General Motors. “As we continue to drive efficiencies in our own manufacturing, we will also work with other endorsing companies to establish, implement and advocate for water stewardship practices that promote corporate water management that benefit people, our communities and our environment.”

GM will also make headway by tracking its water progress and successes in accordance with the mandate’s six main commitment areas: Direct Operations; Supply Chain and Watershed Management; Collective Action; Public Policy; Community Engagement; and Transparency.

Even though the company’s operations aren’t considered to be water-intensive, the use of water is still necessary for certain manufacturing processes. However, GM says that they are committed to using water responsibly and efficiently, particularly in regions where it’s scarce. Three highlighting examples include:

 

  • Zero Liquid Discharge: In the San Luis Potosí Assembly plant located in Mexico, the system will reduce its dependence on well water withdrawal, cleansing and converting wastewater into drinkable water for the GM’s paint and machining undertakings, also encompassing lessons water withdrawal from the local aquifer thanks to its reuse of water.                                                       
  • Stormwater Reuse: At the automaker’s Factory ZERO plant located in Detroit, they’ve constructed a way to reuse stormwater using harnessing its cooling towers and manufacturing systems, in addition to added stormwater ponds and filtration technology to reduce stormwater excess to the Detroit River. Moreover, the stormwater ponds have been especially helpful in the city during days with heavy storms.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Water Treasure Hunts: GM has made a habit of ushering these hints to aid in training local plant employees in pointing out opportunities for water efficiency and applying solutions. Last year, the automaker’s eco-friendly efforts regarding their management were rewarded by the acknowledgment of the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), an international nonprofit organization, on its Water A-List. The CDP is responsible for setting the standard for global disclosures regarding investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to conserve their impacts on the environment. The company says that they will continue to take action and find creative ways to uphold water quality and preservation throughout its operations, supply chain, and manufacturing communities.

 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

General Motors is also making great strides in doing what they do best, making cars. Miami Lakes Automall has a plethora of Chevrolet models, such as the Suburban, Silverado 1500, and that spanking new Corvette Stingray!

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Excels As The Third Most Leased Car Brand In North America

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Experian Lists Top 20 Leased U.S. Vehicles

Experian, a multinational consumer credit reporting company recently established twenty of the most leased new vehicles in North America during the course of the fourth quarter 2020 calendar year. As stated by Experian’s most recent report, Chevrolet was ranked as the third most leased car brand in the States during the specified time span.

As claimed by the latest Experian report, approximately 9.21 percent of Chevrolet vehicles made up of all those leased in North America amidst Q4 of 2020. Leading the pack with the highest-ranking leased model was Honda with 11.6 percent, afterward with Toyota by 11.16 percent. The Jeep then came in fourth with 5.47 percent, thereupon Ford at fifth with 5.41 percent.

Although GMC hides a bit farther down the list, it still brings in a solid 2.38 percent while ranking at sixteenth place. Cadillac comes in at the nineteenth place with 1.76 percent. 

The latest scoop from Experian doesn’t just reveal rank but also assess financing types of all the leased new vehicles that were mentioned. For instance, financing for Chevrolet cars were biased towards loans, as 26.82 percent leased, while 73.18 percent brought out a loan.

As expected, Experian pointed out SUVs as the main segment that buyers financed new cars during Q4 of the 2020 calendar year, specifically with more than 55 percent of new vehicles financed placing into the SUV segment. This encompasses 4.66 percent of full-size models, 25.72 percent of mid-size vehicles, and 25.14 percent of small cars. Full-size pickup truck models made up 13.98 percent of new vehicles financed, during which mid-size pickups composed 3.95 percent of the bunch. Mid-size sedans comprised 9.85 percent of financed vehicles, while small sedans made up 8.27 percent.

Moreover, these figures also reveal a year-over-year downturn concerning the percentage of new vehicles loan and leases, such as with 85.19 percent in financing for new vehicles in Q4 of 2019, opposed to 81.12 percent over the same time span in 2020.

What’s impressive is that electric and hybrid models currently account for 6.2 percent of financing for new vehicles, involving 2.25 percent that are all-electric, and 4.47 percent that are hybrids. This is a dramatic increase as opposed to 2019, which had 1.39 percent for fully-electric models, and 2.9 percent for hybrids.

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The Corvette Stingray Is Fast On The Road And The Fastest In North American Sales

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The Corvette Wins First Place In U.S. Sales

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, car sales, as well as a general slew of other businesses, saw a bit (or not so bitty) depression in traffic, and continued to see this slump for the remainder of the year (2020). Slowly but surely, the crisis began to somewhat stabilize, allowing for North American car sales to make a comeback. Some models, in particular, rode past the sales level a year ago. On top of this, car sales overall increased because of low-interest rates. This is thanks to the Federal Reserve, which allowed manufacturers to make offers on car loans more enticing.

Dependent on supply, these manufacturers ship these vehicles to their respective dealers and what the sellers estimate that they will be able to sell on certain models. On the end of the manufacturer, factory output can pose a challenge, while from the perspective of the dealer, it’s more of a guesstimate about what consumers in the market would go for.

Based on this dynamic, the amount of time that a car is lodged at a dealership parking lot can average about 48.9 days, with at least 60 being optimal. While there are plenty of cars that are able to catch the attention of shoppers faster than others, owing to either limitations from the factory or an overwhelming good customer demand at the dealership.

Last month, the most favored vehicle in North America was so in-demand that it became America’s fastest-selling car, and that ladies and gents is the Chevrolet Corvette. This flagship vehicle of the largest division of General Motors (GM), also being the sole two-seat sports car that hasn’t skipped a beat for over six decades (1953 to be exact). According to iSeeCars, the Chevrolet’s prized possession reaches up to 13.1 for days-on-sells.

The starting price for the Corvette is $59,000, (plus destination fee). This year’s model makes use of the “Stingray” moniker, which the company has gone back and forth with throughout the years. The convertible model of the car can reach as high as $90,000,  (plus destination fee). Moreover, the output is 495 horsepower from its 6.2-liter V8 engine, which can push from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.9 seconds.

Karl Brauer, iSeeCars Executive Analyst, weighed in on the fastest-selling cars as a whole, regarding those that don’t last long on the dealers lot: “While the fastest-selling new cars span many price points from $24,278 to $102,537, the average for these 20 vehicles is $43,829, which is well above the $36,836 average price of all new cars.”

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When the time comes to purchase the latest Chevrolet Corvette, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a slew of vehicles from the company, including that 2021 Corvette Stingray. 

This vehicle isn’t just passionate with its engine, but also its features, involving those such as leather-covered/8-way power-adjustable seats, keyless entry/ignition, dual-zone climate control, configurable 12-inch digital instrument cluster, rear parking sensors, mechanical limited-slip differential, LED headlights, and a removable body-colored roof panel. The features only get better from there, the higher up you go on trims.

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2021 Chevy Equinox: All The Latest

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General Motors (GM) initially planned on revamping their Chevy Equinox model for this year (2021). Unfortunately, the automaker faced obstacles related to the coronavirus pandemic, thus, these revisions were postponed until 2022.

Nevertheless, the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox will at least get some small but significant changes from the previous year, which encompasses the elimination of two equipment groups and one engine option.

Model Lineup

For LT models, the 2LT equipment group and for Premier models, the 3LZ equipment group have been scrapped. Their elimination is related to the ceasing of the turbocharged 2.0L LTG engine (we’ll discuss later).

Exterior

Externally, the 2021 Chevy Equinox will also get rid of two exterior color options, which are Chocolate Metallic and Cayenne Orange Metallic.

Interior

Inhouse, the Equinox SUV embraces the Leather Package into its color palette. Namely: 

  • Jet Black perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Memory settings
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • Outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming mirrors

Mechanical

As previously mentioned, the 2LT and 3LZ equipment groups will be eliminated. In addition, the following mechanical components will also retire. Specifically: 

  • Turbocharged 2.0L I-4 LTG engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Trailering equipment
  • Factory-installed trailer hitch
  • Trailer hitch closeout cover
  • 4,850 lbs. GVWR
  • 3.17 axle ratio
  • 17-inch front and 16-inch rear 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
  • Dual-outlet stainless-steel exhaust
  • 17-inch steel spare wheel
  • 17-inch compact spare tire

Powertrain

As a result of the removal of the LTG engine, the 2021 Equinox SUV will now be offered solely with one engine choice, which is the turbocharged 1.5L LYX inline four-cylinder. This motor has an output of 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque. Remarkably, the engine is partnered with a 6-speed automatic transmission for each trim, and the car will continue to offer either a front-wheel or all-wheel-drive configuration.

Packages

The automaker’s Midnight Edition now involves the following features: 

  • Jet Black premium cloth (substitutes Jet Black perforated leather-appointed seating)
  • Exclusive mold-in-color black grille and mesh with black surround
  • Dark finish fog lamp bezel surround
  • Front and rear Black bow ties
  • 19-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels

2021 Chevrolet Equinox Factories

The construction of the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox is done at the following factories:

  • GM Ramos plant located in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico managed by GM Mexico
  • GM CAMI plant located in Ontario, Canada managed by GM Canada
  • GM-SAIC Wuhan II located in Hubei, China managed by Shanghai-GM
  • Deliveries of the latest Equinox started in Q3 2020, which is to say that the units were already on dealership lots.

Furthermore, Chevy’s SUV will get its comprehensive revamp for the 2022 model year. Following this, it is expected that the Equinox will stay in production until 2023-2024, which will mark the beginning of a new generation where the compact will be replaced with an all-new model.

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When the time finally comes to purchase your new 2021 Chevrolet Equinox, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive range of Chevrolet models that have a variety of different styles and prices.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Plans To Introduce Its First Electrified Blazer To China

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Blazer, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, March 15th, 2021 at 10:54 AM

 

The all-new Chevrolet Blazer has become a hot commodity, more specifically in places such as North America as well as China, where the SUV is being sold in a different variant of sorts than what we’re used to. The success, however, isn’t all that surprising, given the growing rise in popularity of SUVs and crossovers, and after the Blazer made its debut in August of 2020, in company with the larger 3-row Blazer, it was reported by GM Authority that General Motors is planning to launch a new mild hybrid system for its Blazer model in the Chinese market.

According to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, SAIC-GM (Shanghai General Motors Company), the company’s main joint venture in that region, a new 48-vol mild-hybrid powertrain will soon launch for the Chevrolet Blazer. The master plan is to make progress on the fuel economy and driving performance of the midsize crossover, which would also help to toe in line with the nation’s rigorous environmental regulations.

This electrified move is a significant achievement for the Blazer, as it is receiving its new motor for the first time internationally. As of yet, the SUV was sold with just its gasoline internal combustion engines in both the States and China, encompassing six- and  4-cylinder options. As a result, the Blazer will join the club of other GM models that recently employed a hybrid powertrain in the Asian market.

In the same way as the 2021 Cadillac XT5 and XT6 recently released overseas, the latest hybrid Blazer in the Chinese market will be equipped with the turbocharged 2.0L LSY I-4 engine as well as an electric motor and a 48 V battery. Even though this revelation doesn’t exactly disclose the output of the Blazer’s system, it’s highly plausible that it will harness the 250 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, just like the Cadillacs that the Blazer shares its C1 platform on, in addition to their mechanics.

From an aesthetic point of view, the Chevy Blazer mild-hybrid should resemble the current models. For the time being, it’s undetermined if buyers of the upcoming electric motor will be given the option of two- and three-row configurations, rather than just the seven-seat model. 

It is expected that the upcoming electric Blazer will be revealed in China in the weeks following. It’s also expected that during this short wait, more information will be revealed until the official launch, which is set for the second quarter of 2021. In the same manner as the Blazer constructed at the SAIC-GM Cadillac Jinqiao plant, there aren’t any plans to bring about the electric motor in the North American model. On the other hand, automakers have a tendency to make initial plans for international in regards to their hybrids and fully electric vehicles before finally bringing it to our side of the waters.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

While we wait for our turn to enjoy the Blazer’s new hybrid motor, we can still enjoy all that it has to offer at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, including that of the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer.

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Hybrid Corvette C8 Is Rumored To Be Named The E-Ray

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Just when you thought the legendary Chevrolet C8 Corvette couldn’t wow us any more than it already has, the company surprises us with a hybrid variant.

The American automaker proves itself to be a powerhouse once again, as they plan on putting to use the name “E-Ray”, as claimed in a report from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). The parent company, General Motors (GM) already trademarked this name about six years ago, so perhaps this new electric venture has been in the works for quite some time. Reports also say that not only will the name be used for the first hybrid Corvette model, but the sports car could make its grand entrance into the 2023 lineup.

According to the website, The Trade Group, the E-Ray will make its appearance in two model years, in the same place where the spot was initially saved for the Grand Sport trim package in previous generations of the Vette’. The new hybrid will be energized by the 6.2-liter LT2 V8, the same engine that was on the base Stingray model, also encompassing two electric motors, which will both be fixed on the front axle. The new engine will certainly be more impressive than the regular gasoline-powered motor, but it will provide that final wow factor due to its significant upsurge in power from 490 horses and 465 ft-lbs of torque to a facelifting 600 horses and 500 ft-lbs of torque. 

The report from SAE’s also brings attention to the fact the center tunnel on the mixed-material chassis seems to have an extensive amount of space for one of the automaker’s Ultium battery packs, while the front of the Corvette has space for two electric motors. The suggestion is that there will be two potential disadvantages to the hybrid powertrain with one being the adding of weight and the other the loss of cargo space in the front truck. Nevertheless, it is estimated that the variant will have a starting pricing for around $100,000, (plus destination fee).

Only loyal Chevrolet fans would know that this isn’t exactly the first time we’ve heard rumors of an eco-friendly Corvette, however, it’s important to note that the company hasn’t exactly confirmed…or denied that they are going through with the moniker. A representative from the automaker told Robb Report said, “We’re not going to engage in rumor and speculation.”

Despite GM playing coy, there has been more fuel added to the fire of the E-Ray rumors less than a month after the company announced their plans for electrifying their Corvette. Toward the end of January, the automaker revealed its plan to begin switching out internal combustion engines and its effort to eventually only sell battery-operated vehicles by the year 2035. Theoretically, the E-Ray still has an internal combustion engine, but it is a very important step on the journey to transition to an all-electric C8. 

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Whether your Corvette is electric, hybrid, or gasoline-powered, Miami Lakes Automall will have your back in providing these high-ranking vehicles, as well as many other cars from the brand.

Those who are interested in the Corvette or any of our other models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Super Cruisin’ With The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Bolt EUV, Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 4:04 PM

The Chevrolet Bolt is a beloved electric hatchback, favored for its miniature body and eco-friendly abilities. When it was first introduced into the market, it received a list of automotive awards and accolades, so it was no surprise with its success that it would eventually bring on an SUV variant. The cleverly named Bolt EUV (electric utility vehicle) enhances the Bolt hatchback’s abilities of practicality and usefulness, and with the growing popularity of large compacts, it’s certainly something we can see today’s consumers getting excited about.

For the sake of clarity, it’s important to note that the EUV won’t be drastically different from the regular Bolt. In fact, both models are featured on GM’s BEV2 platform (for small electric vehicles). Simply put, the EUV may be considered a bit too small and restricted to even be considered an official compact crossover. 

The styling is a mix between the Bolt and Chevrolet’s larger Blazer, as well as a bit of its Trailblazer. What truly gives it some distinction is the availability hands-free Super Cruise driver-assistance package. Besides being gifted to a few Launch Edition models, this feature is exclusive to the EUV high-tier Premier trim as an option and also involves three years with OnStar service.

As far as the drive goes, the highway drive with the Super Cruise system was relatively impressive, as the car stayed put in its lane and covered lots of road without the need of human interaction. Technologies like a camera focused on the driver and infrared sensors help keep you focused on what’s ahead because if you find yourself in La La Land, it’s a sure thing that the system will start to beep.

It’s been estimated that the EUV should be able to zoom at 60 mph in about 7.0 seconds, but it is certain that the engine’s low-end pull is quite stone, as it easily gets the motor going away from stoplights and zoom past all of the grannies on the highway. The regenerative braking system is also a plus, as this recaptures the energy that the car gained through momentum, and saves it for future use. The braking system ultimately saves money and reduces overall brake usage.

As far as interior technologies are concerned there is a new 8.0-inch infotainment display located in the gauge cluster and a central 10.2-inch touchscreen, which are both easy to use. The car comes with standard wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as a charging pad. Available features include heated and ventilated front seats, as well as heated rear seats. Safety features include forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and lane-departure warning, while rear cross-traffic alert, a surround-view camera system, and adaptive cruise control can serve as an option.

Distance-wise, GM has estimated that its SUV variant ranges at 250 miles, while is a setback of 9 miles from its hatchback. When plugged into a 240-volt outlet, the battery should take about seven hours to fully recharge the EUV. Either you choose the Bolt or EUV, you’ll get standard DC fast-charging capability, with the 55-kW maximum charge rate able to “refuel” the EUV with up to 95 miles of range in 30 minutes.

One of the final enticements the automaker seems to offer for the EUV, its affordable price. The base price of the larger vehicle is $33,995, (plus destination fee), which is lower than the starting price of the 2020 Bolt at $37,495, (plus destination fee).

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

No matter what type of Bolt vehicle you choose, be sure to make your purchase at Miami Lakes Automall, we carry an extensive selection of Chevrolet models at a variety of different styles and prices. If you are interested in any of our models, simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Designers Show Off Their Unofficial Split-Window Design For The Corvette C8

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 1:32 PM

 

Chevrolet Designers Seem Split On Their Unofficial Window Design

Chevrolet’s Corvette sports car had quite an incredible career in the automotive market spanning more than 60 years. Since its debut, it’s been considered one of the preferred cars by adrenaline enthusiasts, more particularly with the automaker’s Corvette Sting Ray, which was famous for its 1963 split-window. Designers of General Motors (GM) were close to bringing back this classic style element onto the mid-engine C8 Corvette but pulled back from the idea. However, it appears that the creators have had a change of heart, more particularly Rain Prisk, by attempting to tack on a split-window design to the mid-engine Corvette.

This restyling includes modifying the C8’s engine hatch, or rather completely getting rid of it. Alternatively, the roofline is now extended right to the rear end, highlighting the coupe-like style. It makes the Corvette look a bit more curvaceous, even comparable to a Bugatti from the rear-three-quarter angle. The longer roof also alters the car’s B-pillar layout, substituting the small piece of triangular trim with a couple of intake embellishments. The stretched roof is highlighted with a glossed spine curving from the roof to the letter “Corvette” at the rear, separating the rear window and reinstating an icon.

The C8’s rear is a bit more refined in the rendering as opposed to the production car Chevrolet on the market, however, it misses out on the high-mount brake light midway. On the other hand, that could be added somewhere else. When GM was constructing the new C8, it made attempts to include the split-window design. Still, according to Chevrolet Performance Exterior Design Director, Tom Peters, these efforts “came across as focused”. The company’s artists couldn’t figure out how to get the split-window design to flow well with the rest of the car’s sharp-edged set-up.

On the flip side, it might be for the best that the automaker left the split-window in its original placement. The 1963 Corvette is considered a classic because of its differentiating feature. The company did away with the split-window design the following year after receiving much flack about the visibility of the rear, unintentionally creating an icon of sorts. The Corvette’s mid-engine design helps in neutralizing some of those concerns since rearward visibility was never on par to start with. At the current moment, it still appears that the split-window wouldn’t mesh well with the C8, but who knows if things will change for the Corvette C9.

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Split-window or not, the Chevrolet Corvette is a dynamic vehicle that rocks an incredible design and provides a ride that only one can dream of…or simply make a purchase at our dealership, Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We have a wide selection of Chevrolet models like the Corvette, at a variety of different styles and prices.

This American sports car is just one click away. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevy Bolt EUV Skips Out On Automated Lane Change

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami on Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 9:30 AM

 

The Chevy Bolt EUV Bring On The Automated Lane Change

The distinction that the Bolt EUV (otherwise known as Chevy’s electric SUV) makes in its particular model is that it will not encompass the Automated Lane Change technology that has been recently presented to General Motors three Cadillac models: the 2021 luxury Cadillac CT4 and 2021 Cadillac CT5 sedans and the latest 2021 Cadillac Escalade full-size luxury SUV. 

The Automated Lane Change enables the vehicle to automatically change lanes, thus signaling an progression of the standard Super Cruise system. Vehicles that offer this system have a fairly simple task, with the driver just having to either tap or fully latch the turn signal level in order to start the process. Doing this allows the system to look for a convenient opening in the indicated lane, and once it’s safe to do so, move in that particular spot. In the same way with all Super Cruise functions, this is only workable on compatible highways, of which potential buyers will be happy to know that there are around about 200,000 miles in North America and Canada, as well as 180,000 miles in China.

At the digitized reveal for the vehicle, the Super Cruise Assistant Program Engineering Manager, Jeff Dinakar, explained why Automated Lane Change would not be accessible on the Bolt EUV, saying “This requires VIP.”

To explain, VIP expresses itself as a Vehicle Intelligent Platform, which is also known as the GM Global B electronic architecture. Think of it as the electronic nervous system of the vehicle, progressively, Global B has been replacing the previous Global A in General Motors cars, with some dating back all the way to the 1990s, and then some.

While it’s certain that the brand new Bolt EUV is set to go on sale this summer, technologically and mechanically, it is comparable to Chevrolet’s other fully-electric and smaller crossover, the Bolt EV, which is in the midst its own facelift for the 2022 model year (though will not have Super Cruise available). The electric architecture is essentially Global A, but with a slight update that develops it in Global B’s direction without really turning it into a “proper” Global B vehicle. As a result, the electric system would not be a suitable partner for the Bolt EUV to be matched with Automated Lane Change.

It is for this reason that the Bolt EUV’s Super Cruise system will be comparable to the one that we first saw in the 2018 Cadillac CT6. This tells the driver that it is safe to take their hands off in particular instances. As stated by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Automated Vehicles for Safety document, though the Super Cruise system is a driver assistance system, that doesn’t make it fully autonomous.

In fact, the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) describes it as a Level 2 system, going as far to describe it as such: “Vehicle has combined automated functions, like acceleration and steering, but the driver must remain engaged with the driving task and monitor the environment at all times.”

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase an electrifying Bolt EUV or even a Bolt EV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles and at a variety of different styles and prices. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The C8 Corvette’s Rapid Blue Becomes More Inclusive With The Camaro Pace Car

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 2:53 PM

 

2022 Chevy Camaro Steals The Show With C8’s Rapid Blue

The C8 Corvette Stingray is almost known more for its incredible engine options than it is for its athletic and muscular style, which is only enhanced by its color selection. However, it appears that the C8’s dynamic paint selection will soon make a pact with another Chevrolet model, namely the Camaro with the color dubbed Rapid Blue.

Last Saturday, (Feb, 13th) the automaker’s 2022 Camaro SS 1 LE led the automobile troops to green for NASCAR’s Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300 race from Daytona International Speedway. In the same way that the C8 Corvette paced the Daytona 500 the night after, the Camaro featured the Rapid Blue with a hint of red, white, and black. It was only until now that Stingrays have ever had this type of finish…and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

 

This bold blue gets even more accessible, as it was also sported on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RST, which also paced NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series’ NextEra Energy 250 race last Friday (Feb, 13th). Unfortunately, the Silverado won’t embrace the Rapid Blue as an official member of its color palette for the 2022 model year. This denotes that the revamped Silverado seen in the last week could have been the only one ever made from the factory, and it’s a mystery if we’ll ever see one like that again.

 

Unsurprisingly, Rapid Blue is of the most popular exterior colors for the 2020 model year of the Corvette and made up six percent of all the vehicles that were produced. The most favored, however, Torch Red, fulfilling 25 percent, following suit by Arctic White by 15 percent, Black by 11.7, Sebring Orange by 6.8 percent, and Elkhart Lake Blue by 6.7 percent.

Of course, what most race car enthusiast are probably excited about is what’s under the hood, and avid fans will be eager to know that that the featured Camaro is geared with a 6.2L LT1 V8 engine and Magnetic Ride Control suspension, undoubtedly giving the best performance that you can get from a pace car.

Highlighting Features On The Camaro

The wait for the 2022 Chevrolet Camaro may seem a bit unbearable for now, but loyal followers still have a great selection of colors to choose from such as Crush, Red Hot, Satin Steel Metallic, Summit White, Black, Shadow Gray Metallic, Shock, and Wild Cherry Tintcoat. The car even comes with some funky interior colors like Jet Black, Medium Ash Gray, Kalahari, Adrenaline Red, Ceramic White, and Jet Black with Red accents.

The perks only get better with a plethora of standard comforts such as power windows, cruise control, an 8-way-power driver’s seat and a 7-inch touch-screen audio system that involves wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Bluetooth, dual USB ports, AUX input, and GM’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

Miami Lakes Automall is currently selling the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro with its lowest price for just around $25,000, (plus destination fee). Those who are interested in this model or any of our other vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The 2022 Chevrolet Camaro Is Near and Ready To Surge Ahead

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Uncategorized on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at 5:14 PM
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Chevrolet is preparing the 2022 Camaro to come out with perks that would satisfy any pony car enthusiasts. The 6.2-Liter LT1 V8 powertrain is intense and offers high-octane strength that makes owners rush to jump back into its comfortable seating. The popularity of the Chevrolet brand extends to the arena known as the Great American Race, aka the Daytona 500. Some surprises will be showcased at this year’s Daytona race. Looking to learn more about all the perks coming to the Chevy brand? 

The 2022 Chevrolet Camaro Makes Debut

The 2022 Chevy Camaro brings out the best in the Chevrolet brand. There will be a freshly added color for owners to choose from with the addition of the Rapid Blue exterior color. The debut of the Camaro in Rapid Blue will take place at this year’s Daytona 500. The price point for the color is not listed yet, but considering how attractive it looks, owners will opt to add it. Chevy has previously priced the paint color option like this one at $495. We expect the Corvette and Silverado to offer this color along with the Camaro. The plan for General Motors is to offer the Camaro for only so long as a gasoline-powered vehicle. The goal is to ramp up its electric-vehicle count to every single vehicle sold by the Chevy brand by 2035. The technology of the 2022 Chevrolet Camaro has been revamped to include wireless capabilities for owners including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 7-inch touchscreen. 

Is the Camaro Ready To Surge Again?

In more recent months, we’ve seen the popularity rise for the Camaro. In the 4th quarter of 2019, Camaro saw a climb of 3% growth and sold over 7,500 Camaros to close out the last quarter before the COVID-19 outbreak took out the Camaro sales in 2020. However, the 2021 Camaro did not reach the sales goals of General Motors. This is why the next model year (2022 model year) will contain more to offer. Originally, the Chevrolet brand was rumored to offer a 55th Anniversary Edition, but that does not seem to be a possibility. The 2022 Camaro starts at $35,000 MSRP (Plus destination fee). 

Drive Your Very Own Chevrolet Camaro With Our Help

The search to find a new vehicle starts today. For those searching for a new vehicle to buy or lease, we welcome all to take a look at our newest vehicle inventory or our quality pre-owned vehicles. Want to experience the joy of the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro? Allow us to make that happen. We can help sell your current vehicle or bring it back to life like new with an online service appointment at our service center. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work.

Keep in mind, we are here to help with any financial help, needs, or suggestions to help make paying for a vehicle easier. Stop by today and see what we can do for you today at Miami Lakes Automall

 

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Chevrolet Invites The Magic In As They Team Up With Disney World

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, February 8th, 2021 at 3:05 PM

 

Chevrolet and Disney Partnership

Sunday, February 14th, Cupid returns to strike his arrow on lovebirds around the world, it’s also the day that Chevrolet will unveil its newest 2022 Bolt electric vehicles in a marketing campaign with their long-running collaboration with Walt Disney World. This unveiling involves the automaker highlighting the 2022 Bolt hatchback and EUV (a.k.a electric SUV).

General Motors (GM), the parent company of Chevrolet, has been a long-serving sponsor at Walt Disney World and has also been a sponsor of the transportation pavilion since 1982, the year of Epcot’s opening. In 1966, World of Motion closed and GM continued its sponsorship of the replacement attraction, Test Track. Since then, the company replaced its branding with Chevrolet.

A similar marketing strategy is being used by a competing automaker, Honda, specifically for its Odyssey vehicle. Honda’s campaign centers on their sponsored Autopia go-kart attraction. This scheme is comparable to the Bolt, especially with Disney-themed references like pixie dust, Disney magic, and emphasis on families.

However, GM still has a stronger standing with Disney. The Mickey Mouse company worked with the automaker in the 1940s for videos on safety. On top of this, when Disney launched its on-site rideshare program, Minnie Vans, Chevrolet SUVs were used. 

For the announcement of the upcoming Bolt, Chevrolet stated, “Realizing the dream of an all-electric future will require more than just technology — it’s about having the desire, imagination and ingenuity to build a better tomorrow.”

As proven by early 2017, this “better tomorrow” concept is encompassed with autonomous vehicles. During this time, L.A. Times reported that Disney was planning on launching a pilot program that used self-driving shuttles. Jim Hill later shared on a podcast episode that the program would initially launch for cast members to journey backstage and then eventually transition to guests across the resort.

At the current moment, autonomous shuttles drive around town centers and suburban areas like Orlando’s Lake Nona, it is that location where there is talk of Disney scouting out an office space. Then, one of the forerunners of autonomous vehicles, Cruise, is undergoing testing in San Francisco. 

Honda is also pushing for their own expansion, as they are also investing in the startup. Additional investors in Cruise involve Microsoft, starting in 2019. Azure, Microsoft’s cloud and edge computing program is also included with both Disney and the Cruise platform. 

Owing to a Super Cruise subscription service, the 2022 Bolt is said to hold similar technologies, with Chevy calling it the “industry’s first true hands-free driver assistance system”.

Cutting Down The Costs On Carbon

Another project by Disney includes working to decrease its carbon footprint, which certainly explains the push for electric vehicles. One of the ways it does this is by tracking its marks by division, with a carbon tax used to counteract its impact. Though it’s been active for the last decade, it’s recently received criticism with its major transportation fleet, encompassing more than 300 buses for its parks and resorts. However, it is worth noting that they’ve embraced solar farms, renewable energy, and additional carbon-cutting initiatives.

On the brighter side of things, it is possible these autonomous vehicles will lower labor costs. In fact, in 2019 Cruise obtained Dashride, an automated dispatching service for rideshare fleets.

GM aims to offer around 20 electric vehicles in the States within the next four years. The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt will make its debut on Lover’s Day, Feb. 14, with the model, as well as the EUV, available to consumers later this year.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase your eco-friendly Chevrolet Bolt or EUV, be sure to a Miami Lakes Chevrolet! We have a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles like the Bolt as well as hatchbacks. Not to mention all of our technologies are incredibly advanced, especially when it comes to safety. 

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Bolt Finishes 2020 As Second Best-Selling EV

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Bolt on Friday, February 5th, 2021 at 5:11 PM
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What separates the Bolt from the rest of the vehicles in its segment? The results of the 2020 sales year included 20,754 vehicles sold, which was over 4,300 more than the previous year. This past year provided a significant jump in sales. The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt is going to see an increase in sales yet again if the previous years indicate the future. There is less mystery involving the abilities of EVs as more buyers opt for better mileage and improved EV designs rather than traditional gasoline engines. The Tesla Model 3 finished on top, but before long we might see Chevrolet pull ahead as its engineering and technology grows. 

Chevrolet Is Aiming For Number One

Chevy did sell more Bolt EVs than Tesla sold of its Model S vehicle. Even against non-EVs, Chevrolet is proud of the accomplishments done by the Bolt. The Bolt EV sold more than twice that of the Nissan Leaf sold and almost three times the amount sold over rival Audi and its e-tron and e-tron Sportback EVs. The good news for readers looking for the Chevrolet Bolt, the next model year will see a mid-cycle refresh.

Upcoming Chevy Bolt 

 The refresh for the 2021 model year was pushed back to the 2022 model year. The COVID-19 outbreak is the reason to blame for the skipped model year. The rise of EVs is expected to reach as much as around 40 percent of General Motors sales within just four years. As soon as 2025 is here, the world will look very different. Word on the street, according to GM Authority, is General Motors will also carry many more models that will promote EV capabilities. For our readers, let us know what you think on social media

Drive New Chevy Vehicles With Our Help

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where our friendly team is excited to show off our entire new Chevrolet lineup, including the Chevrolet Bolt EV. We can help with any selling, buying or leasing offers. Have a trade-in for us? We can help with that as well.

Do you currently have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs.  Don’t wait any longer to fix up your car. We look forward to providing an entire automotive experience. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall today!

 

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General Motors Gas And Diesel Cars May Go Extinct By 2035

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 at 4:28 PM

 

GM Pushes Hard For More Electric Cars

General Motors (GM) recently announced its plans to cease sales of its gas and diesel charged vehicles by the year 2035, they are doing this as part of their pledge to change into a fully carbon-neutral operation by 2040. This move by the automaker has been described as “an aspiration to eliminate tailpipe emissions from new light-duty vehicles by 2035.”

GM also tagged along with the Business Ambition Pledge, which is an international agreement on working to reduce the global temperature rise to approximately 1.5 degrees °C above pre-industrial levels.

“General Motors is joining governments and companies around the globe working to establish a safer, greener and better world,” Mary Barra, GM’s chief executive, said in a statement last Thursday (Jan, 28). “We encourage others to follow suit and make a significant impact on our industry and on the economy as a whole.”

Other automakers such as BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Volvo have also made their pledge to the international climate agreement.

Moreover, a number of regions and nations are planning to restrict or completely ban new sales of combustion operated vehicles like Norway by 2025 and the United Kingdom by 2030, this also includes Japan and California by 2035. 

So far, GM has begun making moves for the transition, as it spent $27 billion in electric cars and in the development of autonomous vehicles between 2020 and 2025. This large sum on EVs is more than GM’s funding of gas and diesel versions. To add on, this plan involves reconstructing its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center in Michigan, as well as a factory in Spring Hill Tennessee, for the sole purpose of building electric vehicles.

The initiative also involves releasing 30 new global electric vehicles by 2025, with all of its self-driving cars on its electric platform. According to the automaker, GM drivers make up as much as 75% of their carbon emissions.

Mike Ramsey, automotive and smart mobility analyst at research firm Gartner Inc recently spoke with Forbes Wheels, saying “Think about the money that might have been committed to a new engine or transmission that would be expected to last 10 years,” also saying. “I expect we will see almost no investment in the internal combustion engines from here on out except things that can be done incrementally or with software.”

Some car companies that are pushing their electric plans will have the challenge of being persuasive enough to entice their customers to make the transition from their gasoline operated cars, and this is especially true for GM since Tesla’s Model 3 car made up nearly half of the EV sales volume, last year. 

“They will have to be creative and maybe do things they wouldn’t have in the past, like subsidize home chargers or even work directly with power companies or even solar installers,” said Ramsey.

One shouldn’t underestimate the American powerhouse, as Gary Silberg, Global Automotive Sector Leader for KPMG, claims that it may prove to be the most suited to lead the EV market. Regions where developments for electric charging are North American and China, and GM happens to be the head honcho in its sales by 17%. “GM is clever,” Silberg says. “An all EV strategy could work for them.”

Additional plans from GM encompass offering an electric vehicle in each of its segments, specifically sedans, crossovers, SUVs, and trucks. They also want to taper gas and diesel light-duty vehicles, leaving larger trucks and commercial models with internal combustion engines.

Finally, GM is constructing variants of larger vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions. Last week, the company announced an agreement with Navistar International, a heavy-duty truck manufacturer, to supply hydrogen fuel cell units for a green semi-tractor model. The hydrogen-charged rig will perform a series of tests by motor carrier J.B. Hunt in 2022 and is scheduled for commercial production in 2024.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

General Motors has many plans in store for our electrified future and speaking of which…Miami Lakes Automall is currently selling Chevrolet’s 2021 Bolt EV hatchback. This car is just any ol’ tree hugger, as it has plenty of cool standard features like cruise control, a 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, Wi-Fi, and a programmable Teen Driver key. 

Those who are interested in this vehicle or any of our other Chevrolet models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevrolet Camaro Is Saying No To Retirement…For Now

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 at 2:32 PM

Chevrolet Camaro May Get A Longer Lifespan

The iconic pony car, the Chevrolet Camaro joining Australia’s premier touring car series is certainly a risky move for General Motors. Apart from this, the company has apparently discounted the Z/28, starting from June 2019, having had plans to cease operations on the Camaro entirely in 2023. On the contrary, it appears that this strategy is no longer alive since there are new reports hinting that the current Camaro could stay alive well into 2026.

This change of plans was reported by Australia’s Which Car, stating that it “understands” the muscle car’s retirement has been deferred to 2026. At this time, both local rivals of the Camaro’s are expected to get their annual refreshments, with the Mustang allegedly transitioning to an Explorer-inspired construction in 2022, and the Dodge Challenger and Charger to a revamped platform in 2023. On top of this, the competitors’ spotlight feature is available hybrid power on all three vehicles. If the reports of the Camaro’s extended stay are indeed true, it could indicate GM’s attempt to entice buyers that are disinterested in hybrid mechanics than the Camaro’s customary fusing of V8 and a manual transmission.

Regardless, GM may also decide to hone in on a whole other aspect of the sports car domain, with an unidentified executive starting in June 2019 concurring “a two-door mainstream sports car for Chevrolet” to be “part of future GM electric vehicle plans.” This vehicle may compare closely to the Camaro, even more than the Ford Mach-E resembles the Mustang. Al Oppenheiser, a former Camaro engineer would administrate GM’s EV development starting in 2018, a position in which he had significant influence over the development of the GMC Hummer…the dynamic 1,000-horsepower Hummer.

At the current moment, the company has not elaborated any further regarding the plans that it has for the Camaro. According to an automotive website, The Drive, when they reached out to GM for a statement the spokesperson only said that they wouldn’t “engage in speculation related to potential product timing announcements.” From our assessment, what this means is that we shouldn’t expect the brand to show a renewed interest in the Camaro unless its sales suddenly gain a significant increase and traction.

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In the meantime, the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro has some exciting features in store. It has a highly efficient base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that provides 275 horsepower. Advancing from there will get you a 335 horsepower V-6. The highest trim will gift buyers with a 6.2 L V8 that brings out an incredible 650 horsepower.

Interior goodies include a user-friendly touchscreen that links up with the brand’s Infotainment 3 software. Standard features encompass Wi-fi hotspot, and wireless Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. There are also available safety features like blind-spot monitoring and rear-cross traffic alert, forward collision warning, and rear parking sensors.

Those who are interested in the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Had Many Big Moments In 2020

By bradr | Posted in Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevy Silverado Miami on Thursday, December 31st, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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When looking back at everything Chevrolet in 2020, let us appreciate the epic news that made 2020 stand out for reasons other than the Coronavirus. The 2021 Chevrolet model year SUV lineup is already out for customers to embrace and it’s quite the ticket. More spacious and luxurious than ever before, Chevrolet has given fans a reason to be excited in 2021. In fact, the Chevrolet Corvette might see its 2021 model year begin even earlier than expected in 2021. Allow us to go over the many stories than showcased how Chevrolet turned out quite a lot to look forward to and many reasons why 2020 had some memorable moments to appreciate.

How Chevrolet Offered Innovation For Its Customers In 2020

Chevy has done their part to mix it up and offer more special edition packages for vehicles like the famed Chevrolet Silverado. Look no further than the new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree Special Edition that was recently brought out this fall. We also learned the immense power that will come from the 2021 Silverado for owners for years to come. The Chevrolet brand is looking to generate more concepts that see the light of day, like the promise of the Chevrolet Blazer concept that arrived in 2020. The popularity of the Camaro is more noticeable and popular among buyers in 2020. However, the vehicle that claimed the greatest turnaround in sales was the fantastic Trailblazer in its 2021 model year. 

The Rewards 2020 Gave Us

Chevrolet has helped many find ways to be uplifted, including a raffle that gave a lucky winner the 1.75th millionth Corvette ever made. Chevy gave its customers the news that the latest pickup by the brand will compete with the likes of other off-road pickup choices. Don’t think that Chevrolet won’t be a leader for the electric vehicle future coming to customers? Think again! Chevy has already begun its rollout for the exciting changes on the horizon in the EV market. As always, expect Chevrolet and us at Miami Lakes Automall Chevrolet to help our customers find the greatest options to enjoy a brand new year we’re all looking to enjoying more than 2020!

Drive New Chevrolet Vehicles With Our Help

For our readers, let us know what you think on our social media. Curious about any future Chevrolet EVs? Or want to go on a test-drive? We can help at Miami Lakes Automall!

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where our friendly team is excited to show off our entire new Chevrolet lineup, including the new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado. We can help with any selling, buying, or leasing offers. Have a trade-in for us? We can help with that as well.

Do you currently have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs.  Don’t wait any longer to fix up your car. We look forward to providing an entire automotive experience. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall today!

 

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How It’s Made: After 60 Years The Mid-Engine Corvette Finally Gets The Limelight

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 at 4:19 PM

 

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8, otherwise known as “America’s Sports Car,” has been the symbol of ultimate freedom and adventure for automotive enthusiasts everywhere since its debut. This year marked the first time this supercar was powered by a mid-engine rather than a front-engine, proving enhanced handling abilities. As revolutionary as this may seem, it isn’t the first time the brand has experimented with a mid-engine for the C8. The idea of the new engine started in the early ’60s, and finally picked up steam in 2011.

The production of the first-generation Corvette C1 started in 1953. Its knockout styling made it easy for it to draw the public’s attention. However, General Motors engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov (better known as “Father of the Corvette) envisioned a much brighter future for the car. That same year, the automaker hired Arkus-Duntov after the C1’s debut. After gradually climbing the ranks, he became the brand’s high-performance director in just two years. In 1955, the Corvette was released with an available 4.3-liter V8 engine.

Five years later, Arkus-Duntov orchestrated the CERV I, Chevrolet Engineering’s first research vehicle. Contrasting from the production Corvette, CERV I has a mid-engine layout on par with a Formula 1 racing vehicle. Highlighting the genius of Arkus-Duntov, as he knew that next-generation performance racing cars would eventually build upon a mid-engine chassis structure.

From the early 1960s to the mid-1990s Chevrolet only strummed up at least nine mid-engine prototypes for their Corvette before getting the C8 Corvette ready for production. The carmakers constructed various scale models and three clay renditions in actual size before giving it the final clearance. As far as we know, the Corvette with the spirit of the mid-engine supercar was the out-turn.

Now, at long last, the front-engine finally retires in favor of its successor. Presently, all C8 Corvette models sport a 6.2-liter small-block LT2 V8 engine breathing out 490 horses with 465 lb-ft of torque. If that isn’t enough, the Z51 Performance Package tacks on five more brownie points with both its horsepower and torque. Still staying true to its nature, the car is rear-wheel-drive, though a manual stick isn’t an option. The standard eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox is still beneficial.

According to executive editor Chris Davies of car site, Slash Gear, the C8 Corvette Convertible was visually impressed with the engine’s engine’s supercar-beating merit. “The Stingray leaps ahead like a beast scalded, monstrously quick and with a soundtrack to match,” said Davies. This is indeed a supercar, as it goes from zero to 60 mph in 2.9-seconds and has a top speed of 194 mph.

This month, (Dec, 12), Chevrolet released one of a two-part documentary series “Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story,” in which the company’s design team discuss what inspired the design of their new mid-engine. The second part of this documentary will air next year on January 4th at 1 p.m. ET. 

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If you want to get automotive kicks on Route 66, be sure to purchase that spanking new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at Miami Lakes Automall. We have a wide range of cars from the brand that are sure to provide a ride of a lifetime. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Meet the 2021 Chevrolet SUV Line-up, Ready To Go For Buyers Today!

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 at 12:42 PM
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While we are only a few days before 2021 begins and as we close 2020, we’re taking a close look at the new Chevrolet 2021 model year vehicles that have already debuted! Among the many options made by Chevrolet, we’re excited about the revamped lineup that has added more technology, upgraded powertrains, and added greater comfort for interiors across the lineup. Let us start the journey of going over the latest Chevy vehicles with the new 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

The subcompact crossover has become more popular thanks to the introduction of a new front fascia that made the Trailblazer look like the Camaro. The turbocharged three-cylinder engines added to the Trailblazer are the optional 1.2-Liter engine with 137 horsepower and a new 1.3-Liter engine with 155 horsepower. Both engines are paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission.  The choice for buyers includes an attractive price tag under $20,000 at $19,000 MSRP (Plus destination fee). Drivers will enjoy the solid 29 city mpg and 33 highway mpg.  

2021 Chevrolet Trax

Considered the “baby” SUV in the 2021 Chevrolet SUV lineup, make no mistake the 2021 Chevy Trax has our attention and has gotten a hold of customers. The new Trax had a refresh that includes new special edition offerings for customers to choose from. The Sport Edition gains black exterior accents and the Midnight Edition will add black accents with Mosaic Black Metallic paint job. The LT trim contains a new sunroof and Bose audio system. No Premium trim will come out for the 2021 model year. Luckily, the 2021 Chevrolet Trax has added technology to make customers appreciate the Trax more than ever and for only $21,400 MSRP (Plus destination fee). Owners will enjoy the impressive 32 highway mpg as well. 

 2021 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox comes with the perks of one of the most impressive Chevy engines for its Chevrolet SUV lineup. The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox provides 170 horsepower with its 1.5-Liter 4-cylinder engine. The Chevrolet small SUV comes with a turbo 2.0-Liter engine option as well. The infotainment system includes a 7 or optional 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto capabilities as well as a roomy interior. Owners can opt for the 17 or 18-inch wheels or go big with the 19-inch wheels. The 28 mpg combined city and highway mpg rating is solid. The price for the Equinox is only $23,800 MSP (Plus destination fee).

2021 Chevrolet Blazer

Finally, among the 2021 Chevrolet SUVs available for customers to opt for is the recently brought back Blazer. The Blazer returned for the 2019 model year and has seen some changes including new body color options including Pewter Metallic, Iron Gray Metallic, Cayenne Orange Metallic, and Cherry Red Tintcoat. The Chevrolet Safety Assist package is added as a standard feature for the 2LT, 3LT, RS, and the Premier trim. There is also a trailering package that will be ready for any customers that want the front-wheel-drive option with the 3.6-Liter V6 engine that provides a remarkable 308 horsepower. Customers can choose the 2021 Chevy Blazer with its starting price of $28,800 MSRP (Plus destination fee).

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

For the 2022 model year, the Traverse is set to see a refresh, but Chevrolet couldn’t wait that long to add new perks. The Chevy Safety Assist replaces the Driver Confidence II package. For customers that opt for this package, the perks include automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist and this will be standard on the RS, Premier, and High Country trim. The base trim, the LT, is available as well. This three-row SUV contains all the perks that customers want from technology. Opting for the 2021 Chevy Traverse is a wise choice at only $29,800 MSRP (Plus destination fee). 

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

The top-of-the-line SUV for the Chevrolet brand is the new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe is now even bigger than before. The 6.7-inch gain and the larger wheelbase makes the Tahoe even more impressive and imposing than ever. This move created 66 percent more cargo volume for customers to enjoy and the new 10.2-inch touchscreen makes the infotainment system even more deluxe. There’s also 40 more percent legroom for customers and passengers alike to enjoy. We have plenty of choices to make any of our readers excited at Miami Lakes Automall. Shop in person or online with our help today. 

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Looking for new Chevrolet vehicles? We have plenty of high-quality pre-owned vehicle inventory. If you’re looking for pricing options to take home what you want, our auto financing team is here to help. If you want to sell or trade-in your current vehicle, we’re here to help with those needs as well.

Have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part to get your vehicle on the road. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall today. We hope to make a wonderful automotive experience, whether you buy from us or not. Rush over today!

 

 

The 2021 Chevrolet SUV Lineup: Everything To Expect For The New Year

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Equinox in Miami, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe in Miami, Chevy Trailblazer, Chevy Traverse in Miami, Chevy Traverse Miami, Chevy Trax in Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy on Monday, December 21st, 2020 at 3:47 PM

 

Chevrolet is offering a package deal when it comes to its compact crossover, full-size SUVs, and utility vehicles for its 2021 model year. New features to expect are pretty minor but also significant, like with special editions and fresh colors, including updates to the engine and trim levels. At the same time, the Tahoe and Suburban will get a complete makeover. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 Chevrolet SUV lineup!

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Now more than ever, subcompact crossovers are becoming all the rage for SUV lovers, and Chevrolet doesn’t disappoint the growing demand for one. The new 2021 Trailblazer is the brand’s entry-level SUV and has a front face that resembles a bit like its sporty cousin, the Camaro. The price seems pretty reasonable at just under $20,000, (plus the destination fee). Two engine choices that are offered include a 1.2-liter engine with 137 horsepower or a 1.3-liter engine with 155 horsepower.

2021 Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet has another subcompact crossover that’s even smaller than the Trailblazer, which is the 2021 Trax. This model may a bit short but not in its features. The car comes with two new special editions available on the LT trim. The Sport Edition is decked out in black exterior accents, whilst the Midnight Edition fuses black accents with a Mosaic Black Metallic paint color. This car will be a breeze to park and will allow its passengers to take advantage of its storage space by its generous amount of cubbies.

2021 Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is a compact sports utility model with a refreshed design for 2021. However, the company revealed that the SUV will really be a 2022 model since the plans for their changes have been pushed back. What you need to know is that the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine has been removed, and for now it’s being replaced by the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder. One shouldn’t fret too much about this, as the 1.5-liter is expected to make a comeback when the new Equinox comes out.

This almost-2021 vehicle will now have an available leather package on the LT trim, which includes black perforated leather-appointed seats, memory settings, an inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, and outside heated power-adjustable mirrors with auto-dimming.

2021 Chevrolet Blazer

The color palette on the 2021 Blazer is getting a bit of a switch-up, as colors like Pewter Metallic, Iron Gray Metallic, Cayenne Orange Metallic, and Cherry Red Tintcoat are tagging along.

The brand’s Safety Assist package gift wraps automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, following distance indicator, and auto high-beams. These goodies come standard on the 2LT, 3LT, RS, and Premier trims.

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

The full-size Chevrolet Traverse is also getting a facelift for 2022 and only minute changes for 2021. Chevrolet’s Safety Assist will outplace the Driver Conference II package and will be standard on the RS, Premier, and High Country. It will also be available on LT.

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

The restyled Tahoe not only joins a new platform but is also winning with an independent rear suspension and a better ride quality. This SUV is 6.7 inches longer than before and also has increased in its wheelbase.  Third-row passengers now have 40 percent more legroom and 66 percent more cargo volume. Front-seat passengers will also enjoy the 10.2-inch touchscreen.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban

The big and bad Suburban will share the same features as the Tahoe, as well as technologies, but one thing that makes it stand out is that the improvement in the interior space. The Suburban provides more legroom and cargo volume than its predecessor, specifically in the second-and third-row.

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

At long last, Chevrolet is bringing on an electric crossover to their lineup. The production of the Bolt EUV will start in 2021, and based on the photos we’ve seen so far, it’s even more impressive than the current Bolt hatchback, with its increase in size and posher design. This car will also have a dashboard design that is more user-friend, as well as a new touchscreen and enhanced interior materials. The brand’s Super Cruise will also prove to be an asset to drivers once they get on the highway.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase any one of these Chevrolet SUVs, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall! We sell a wide range of crossovers, subcompacts, and full-sized trucks from the brand and at various prices. Those who are interested in any of these vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2021 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2021 Ford Escape

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Equinox in Miami, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 8:50 AM

 

The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox and 2021 Ford Escape are neck and neck in regards to their passenger space, impressive safety features and ratings, as well as their warranty coverage. However, even with identical twins, one of them has just a little bit more spice than the other. Let’s find out just how fraternal these SUVs are.

2021 Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is a package deal when it comes to providing comfort for all five of its passengers, impressive handling, and two fine engine choices, which is likely why it’s the brand’s best selling SUV. The 1.5-liter turbocharged engine has an EPA rating at a suitable 28 mpg combined and 27 mpg with all-wheel-drive. This car drives on 170 horsepower with 203 lb-ft of torque.

The All-American brand’s latest SUV has a great catalog of standard active-safety features like forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and even IntelliBeam automatic headlights.  It also has available blind-spot monitoring.

For entertainment, the Equinox has a  standard 7-inch touchscreen and an available 8-inch version. Both have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot. The truck also has keyless entry, push-button start, four USB ports, 17-inch wheels, and the Teen Driver System that allows parents of tweens with a heavy foot to set parameters and relay information on driving habits.

Highlighting optional features include ventilated front seats, navigation, Bose audio, a panoramic sunroof, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

2021 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape was restyled last year and grew in size while also dropping a few pounds. The base engine upgraded to a turbocharger with a 3-cylinder 1.5-liter engine, which produces a decent 181 horsepower with 203 1b-ft of torque. The next engine option is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which really ramps up the ride with 250 horsepower. The eco-friendly hybrid engine only loses 50 horses, while the plug-in version does not differ much in its performance numbers. 

The SUV has an intriguing amount of standard driver-assistance features. These driver-assists are a part of the brand’s Co-Pilot 360 bundle and include automatic emergency braking (with pedestrian detection), a blind-spot detection system, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high-beam headlights. Some exciting leisures include an 8-inch Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which are present on all trims with the exception of the base S. Other standard features include 17-inch steel wheels, cloth seats, front bucket seats, a 6-speaker stereo, and Sync infotainment with Bluetooth, voice recognition, and in-vehicle Wi-Fi for up to 10 devices. There are also some exciting packages worth looking into, like the Technology Package for those who prioritize the best interior experience, or Class II Trailer Tow Package for off-road enthusiasts.

The Escape also has a design that is more carlike than SUV like with its rounded shape, and whether or not that is appealing comes down to a person’s purchase.

Final Suggestion

The 2021 Ford Escape has the advantage of providing hybrid engines, a great list of safety features, and even luggage space. However, the 2021 Equinox provides an overall better experience in its cabin with its stylish features and entertainment systems. On top of this, Equinox’s bigger and more aggressive design is easier to welcome than its competitor and also has a lower starting price. It is for this reason that the Equinox SUV is a more favorable choice for most car buyers.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox provides a lot of bang for your buck with its standard safety system, 3,500 towing capacity, standard entertainment features, and overall roominess. Those who are interested in this vehicle should take an online stroll at Miami Lakes Automall, we side a wide selection of Chevrolet vehicles like the Equinox and other SUVs. 

Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The 2021 Chevrolet Trax Finally Spices Things Up With Its New Engine

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevy Trailblazer, Chevy Trax in Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 at 2:37 PM

 

The subcompact Chevrolet Trax was first introduced to us in 2015 and quickly warmed the hearts of SUV lovers, and since then it’s become one of the brand’s most popular cars. This crossover also shares platform space with the fan-favorite Buick Encore. The Trax received a significant styling change in 2017, gaining much inspiration from the automaker’s Malibu car. However, one feature that hasn’t changed is the Trax’s 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. As a matter of fact, Chevy hasn’t changed its engine since it’s first debut, so it’s safe to say that the 139-horsepowered machine is considered pretty ancient in automotive years. While its performance is considered decent enough, it needs a little extra pep in its step in order to continue competing well, and it appears that Chevrolet agrees.

GM Authority states that the 2021 Chevy Trax will finally ditch the 1.4-liter turbo and replace it with a spanking new version of the engine with the same displacement.

This new turbo, dubbed LE2, is not only more current but far more energetic and powerful than before with 152 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It’s worth noting, however, that loyal followers of the brand might be familiar with this engine, as it used to power the Cruze car (which is now discontinued), where it was geared with an automatic start/stop system. Additionally, there have been some reports that claim that the 2021 Trax will not have this function, but Chevrolet has not yet released specific details.

Taking into account the age of the Trax, and the introduction of its big brother, the 2021 Trailblazer,  one might not have expected the company to have vested much interest in a new engine. This tactic seems even more perplexing since it appears that these crossovers will be in competition with one another. On the other hand, it could be a genius idea, since these crossovers would cater to a different type of audience.

Some car sites like Car Buzz have made the argument that based on market research, the subcompact crossover segment is presently splitting into two separate groups, one being buyers who are looking for something more wallet-friendly as opposed to those who prioritize luxury.  The Trax seems best suited to budget-focused groups, especially since it has a starting price of $21,300, (plus destination fee). The company’s rationale might be that both models have different advantages for different buyers, therefore attracting more customers.

The latest Trax doesn’t need to pay much attention to the Trailblazer anyway because it’s real competition is the Ford EcoSport and Nissan Kicks. Meanwhile, the Trailblazer’s will fight to the death with its rivals, the Jeep Renegade and Toyota CH-R.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time finally comes to purchase your new 2021 Chevrolet Trax or 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall! We sell a wide range of Chevrolet models that range at different styles and prices. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The 2021 Ford Ranger and 2021 Chevrolet Colorado Have An Off-Roading Face-Off

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Colorado in Miami, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 11:46 AM

 

The 2021 Ford Ranger and the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado are two rivals that just can’t quit each other in their mid-sized truck segment, but that’s what makes it so much fun! This time around, it’s a very tight race against the top-spot as they are both very efficient with their towing abilities and customizations. However, one of these brands has a little extra something that the other just can’t compete with, keep reading to find out!

2021 Ford Ranger

The 2021 Ford Ranger is re-introduced for the midsize truck segment with moves that are quite versatile and adaptable in a way that can quickly erase the memory of the previous model. It’s energized by a turbocharged 2.3-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that makes up to 270 horsepower with 310 lb-ft of torque and is paired to a 10-speed automatic transition. This powertrain is the only one that is offered by the two available cabbies, but this doesn’t mean that the powertrain isn’t adept in its abilities. For those who are more focused on carting passengers than actual gear, it’s recommended to opt for the SuperCrew rather than the two close for comfort SuperCab.  The inventive Blind Spot Monitoring has been augmented for towing, and it does this by having the system pay special attention to whatever the truck is hauling. Another exciting option is the Bang & Olufsen 10-speaker Audio System. Available on all models is the brand’s Co-Pilot360 safety suite, though standard on the XLT and Lariat trucks.

2021 Chevrolet Colorado

From the outside looking in, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is obviously a truck, but once the driver and their passengers step inside of the vehicle, it will be easy to mistake it for a comfort-focused SUV. The reason for this is because this Chevy truck doesn’t have that overly-energetic bounce that many vehicles in this segment have and it’s also great with steering. Though Colorado provides comfort in its cabin, it certainly doesn’t get too comfortable in pushing out high-ranking performance. Buyers of mid-sized pickups have the unique ability to opt for a diesel powertrain, with the automaker’s 2.8-liter Duramax incredibly skilled with towing and excellent with its mileage. It’s 2.0-liter inline-4 and a 3.6-liter V6 also has 2- and 4-wheel-drive drive systems. Off-road enthusiasts can make use of the Z71 and ZR2 trim levels owing to their rough and tough terrain capabilities. Additionally, the truck has off-roading accessories like a raised suspension, wider track, revamped bumpers, and a serviceable skid plate, that allows for an incredible adventure of a lifetime.

Similarities and Differences

The Ford Ranger and Chevrolet Colorado are comparable with their tough body-frame, varied selection of cabbies and beds, and near-identical towing capacities. With this in mind, one really has to squint to really differentiate one truck from the other, but the 2021 Ranger outranks its rival with its advanced features, fuel economy, as well as the New Tremor package which enhances the truck’s off-road abilities. On the other hand, the 2021 Colorado has the unique advantage of having a diesel option, top-ranking towing, and a noteworthy amount of possible customizations. With the Ranger unable to compete well enough against the Colorado’s diesel, it’s for this reason why it takes the modest but respectable second place trophy in our rankings.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Now that you know which off-roader truly takes the cake, why not make the final purchase at Miami Lakes Automall? Our dealership carries a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, including the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado. Those who are interested in this model or any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Might Be Advancing Release Date For The 2021 Corvette C8

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at 3:06 PM

 

The production of the brand-new Chevrolet Corvette C8 has been going through hell and high water to come into completion since 2019. This tumultuous affair started when the United Auto Workers Union arranged a strike and shutdown from state-to-state at GM facilities for about 40 days, putting a pause at the start of production. The global pandemic that followed afterward only worsened the situation.

Presently, it seems as though things are on the up and up for the making of the C8 since Corvette Action Center reports that production has stabilized with two shifts producing an average of 186 cars per day, which is an increase from where it was just a month prior. Due to this, the production start date of the 2021 Corvette is being moved up a lot sooner.

An update of the production was released Thursday of last week (Nov, 6) with General Motors (GM) saying that the making of the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is now set to start December 8, which is about a month earlier than it was expected that it would begin. It’s plausible that GM might still produce the 2020 and 2021 models at the same time as the automaker is attempting to hit its original 20,000-unit production target for the model year, but this could only happen if the orders prove to be outstanding. In fact, last month, GM took down its configurator for the 2020 Corvette and put up one for the preference of the 2021 Corvette.

The shift from the Corvette production in 2020 to 2021 should be one that is far less stressful, especially since only minute changes have been introduced. On top of this, two new exterior colors have been added as well as new stripe options. There is also a new color scheme in the interior, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and magnetorheological dampers as a standalone option.

To sum up what that means for customers, those who made their purchase for the 2021 Corvette C8 could possibly get their cars sooner rather than later, and in some instances, it could be their new Christmas present…from themselves.  If you ask us, there’s nothing like a new sporty muscle car that indicates a sign that things are looking brighter for the new year.

Cool Features To Look Out For

  • Highly advanced technologies like wireless phone charging, NFC (Near Field Communication), backing for over-the-air updates and a 1080p Performance Data Recorder.
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard.
  • A new Chevrolet’s Infotainment 3 Plus system, with an 8.0-inch touchscreen and Bluetooth audio streaming, as well as a 4G LTE mobile hotspot.
  • A Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 suspension system for aiding driving with potholes or slanted driveways.
  • An all-new Full-Length Dual Racing Stripe is available for sprucing up the cosmetics. Specifically comes with blue, orange, red, or yellow stripes. Also has a new gray and yellow color arrangement involved in the options.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Our dealership has a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet company, and will soon include the mighty 2021 Chevrolet Corvette. Those who are interested in this vehicle can call our sales department or simply chat with an online representative for further information. Feel free to also check out other great models at Miami Lakes Chevrolet, such as the Silverado or Tahoe, until you find something that suits you best!

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado Gains New Realtree Special Edition

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami on Friday, November 6th, 2020 at 4:29 PM
2921 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree
2921 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree

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2020 has been an interesting year in the automotive industry. We’ve seen disruptions due to COVID-19, resulting in some production delays across the entire landscape of auto manufacturers. The difference between Chevrolet and the other brands is how fast are customers returning to purchase a brand’s vehicles. The Chevy brand has actually posted higher percentages with the Silverado HD posting a 9.1 percent increase in the third quarter over the second quarter of 2020. The Chevrolet Blazer also increased up a massive 45.2 percent along with the Chevrolet Corvette gaining 33.3 percent, and the Chevrolet Spark that went up 26.6. The compact Chevrolet Sonic sedan went up 102.4 percent over its results from the previous quarter. 

Chevrolet Brings Back the Realtree Edition

Chevrolet has just announced a new Realtree Edition that is back for the first time in five years. This Realtree-themed pickup is made for the outdoors and carries the off-road perks of the Trail Boss trim. The powertrain is solid with its 355 horsepower effort from the 5.3-Liter V8 paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. There is also an optional 6.2-Liter V8 that is tied to the 10-speed transmission that equals 420 horsepower for owners to embrace. The apparel of driving a new Chevrolet Silverado is found in its off-road capabilities for this special edition trim.

The perks of the Silverado Realtree Edition adds a suspension lift of two inches and the added Z71 package’s Rancho off-road-tuned shocks, added skid plates, automatic locking rear differential, and hill-descent control. Wrapped with mud-terrain tires on 20-inch wheels, we think this pickup is the bee’s knees for any driver that wants a secure off-road experience in a stylish and modern cabin experience.

More On the Appearance of the Silverado

Overall, the 2021 Silverado is as gorgeous as it has ever been. The exterior perks of the Realtree Edition include cues from the outdoorsy theme with camouflage-pattern “Timber” decals, also located on the sides of the bed and on the hood as well. The bed has a liner that includes the Realtree logo. The exterior includes black badging, black exhaust tips, and side steps. The interior carries further camouflage patterns across the door panels. The 2021 Silverado has a starting price of $28,600 MSRP (Plus destination fee), which is way lower than the 2021 Ford F-150 and 2021 Toyota Tundra. For our readers, let us know what you think on our social media. Curious about any future Chevrolet EVs? Or want to go on a test-drive? We can help at Miami Lakes Automall!

Drive New Chevy Vehicles With Our Help

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where our friendly team is excited to show off our entire new Chevrolet lineup, including the new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado. We can help with any selling, buying, or leasing offers. Have a trade-in for us? We can help with that as well.

Do you currently have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs.  Don’t wait any longer to fix up your car. We look forward to providing an entire automotive experience. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall today!

 

Chevrolet Will Present The Electric Chevy K5 Blazer Concept At SEMA360

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, November 2nd, 2020 at 5:03 PM

 

SEMA360 is an event that centers on manufacturer/attendee/media relationships, new product introductions, project vehicle debuts, industry-leading education, and unparalleled networking opportunities. For this year’s function, the Chevrolet company will present a 1977 version of their K5 Blazer converted into a fully-electric concept.

During the virtual showcase, Chevrolet Performance, an automotive performance parts brand, will sound out SEMA members receptive to building their own electric projects to aid in concluding Chevrolet’s original eCrate offering.

“As GM introduces a new fleet of electric vehicles, it creates an exciting opportunity to bring EV technology to the aftermarket,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance and Motorsports. “Our vision is to offer a comprehensive line of Connect and Cruise systems from Chevrolet Performance – delivering a solution for every customer ranging from LSX V-8s to eCrate conversions.”

Constructing The K5 Blazer-E

The American automaker first introduced the eCrate conversion concept with the Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro in 2018, with the 2019 Chevrolet E-10 following soon afterward. Based on the findings from those vehicles, they informed Chevrolet’s Electric Connect and Cruise strategy.

The revamped K5 Blazer-E maintains a lot of elements from the original Blazer, and just about 90 percent of the new parts fixed in the eCrate package are factory materials from the brand’s Bolt EV car.

The transformation of the 1977 K5 SUV started with the team removing the original 175-horsepower V-8 engine, as well as the three-speed automatic transmission, fuel system, and exhaust. Next, the crew built a special Bolt EV electric motor, bringing up the horsepower to 200 with 266 lb-ft of torque, also tacking on a Chevrolet Performance electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission. The rest of the Blazer’s drivetrain remains unchanged, inclusive of the transfer case, driveshaft, and axles.

Power comes strictly from a 400-volt Bolt EV battery pack with 60 kilowatt-hours of workable energy fixed in the cargo area. Making use of production controllers and wiring harnesses conserves a lot of features of the Bolt, counting shock protection, battery heating and cooling, battery-overcharge protection as well as regenerative braking.

The components of the aftermarket encompass an electric power steering kit, an electric pump supplying vacuum to the stock brake system, and an electronic controller to drive inputs to the 1977 Blazer gauges like showing the battery’s state of charge on the originating fuel gauge.

eCrate Installer Certification Program

With the intention of making preparations for eCrate’s inauguration, Chevrolet Performance is certifying Electric Connect and Cruise installers. Chevrolet dealers that are partaking in the event will get the training, tools and equipment that is necessary to utilize the high-voltage systems and charging stations to be of service to vehicles of Chevrolet buyers.

In Brighton, Michigan, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering will be the first company to direct the training and certification program. This venture will help to clue in the certification process for upcoming installers.

It is expected that the 60-kWh Electric Connect and Cruise package will be readily available in the second half of next year, and will include:

  • 60-kWh battery pack
  • 200-horsepower electric motor
  • DC-to-AC power inverter to drive the electric motor
  • DC-to-DC power converter to power low-voltage systems
  • Wiring harnesses, controllers and water pumps for battery heating and cooling

Additionally, Chevrolet Performance will determine extra eCrate packages with options that have a higher performance as well as new battery configurations to suit a broader range of aftermarket applications. Long term, the crew will attempt to merge General Motors’ modular Ultium battery system technologies.

“Minutes after Chevrolet showed the E-10 concept, customers started calling to ask how soon they could build their EV project,” said Russ O’Blenes, Chevrolet director of engineering, Performance and Racing. “The K5 Blazer-E demonstrates what is possible for customers who want to convert their vintage truck to a daily driver with the instant torque and unique driving experience of an EV. For customers who want more extreme performance, the modular eCrate system will have virtually limitless applications.”

Miami Lakes Automall

If you’re looking for something that is a bit more current in style than the K5 Concept, Miami Lakes Automall currently has an extensive range of 2019 Chevrolet Blazer’s as well as the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe (the replacement of the original K5 Blazer in 1995). Those who are interested in any of our Chevrolet models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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The Chevrolet Camaro Is Surging In Popularity Again

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Uncategorized on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 2:02 PM
Camaro Miami Lakes Automall

Camaro Miami Lakes Automall

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Chevrolet is rolling out some new Camaro muscle cars that are going to take over the scene. After over 54 years of producing the popular Camaro, we have learned some news about the next version of Chevrolet’s American muscle car. General Motors has continued its rivalry with the Ford Mustang that goes on to this day. The first Camaro that debuted in 1966 sold 285,748 vehicles and the love for customers enjoying a ride in a muscle car continues despite the growth of crossovers and SUVs. Chevrolet has added two new body colors for the 2021 model year with the Wild Cherry tint coat and the Red Hot color, a part of the Garnet Red option. These are appearance packages that carry a deep red hue and will cost an additional $495 for owners. 

More On the New Camaro Appearance Package

The specific color code is GSK and the touch-up paint code is WA-252F. These colors will join Jet Black, Medium Ash Gray, Kalahari, Adrenaline Red, Ceramic White, and Jet Black w/ Red Accents. There are certain color options that will not pair together as the Wild Cherry color can not be paired with blue convertible tops. The 2021 model year is being produced at the General Motors Lansing Grand River plant. The assembling and shipping for the Camaro have begun after the COVID-19 outbreak slowed production down. But Chevrolet has started to move out its products including the 2020 Corvette along with the Camaro.  In fact, sales have increased for the Camaro recently. 

The Chevrolet Camaro Is Only Going Up!

Not long ago the Chevrolet brand added a new Z/28 to the Camaro trim list. The latest redesign for the Camaro is expected to come within the next couple of years. The goal of GM and its companies like Chevy is to focus on EVs and new electric vehicle batteries. GM is trying to work on lowering the price for the Camaro to generate more sales for the final quarter. The “Caliente” wheels that come in a two-tone grey-and-silver finish are 20 inches in diameter are going to be $295 less. Keep in mind that the Chevrolet Camaro has seen an increase in sales just last month. The Camaro rose 8 percent in September 2020 and we expect the Camaro to grow in sales over the holidays. Want to find out why a Camaro is the right fit for any driver’s speed racing fix? Allow us to help make it possible at Miami Lakes Automall.

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The feeling of driving a new vehicle is close by for many of our readers. We’re here to help our customers and thrilled to offer so many options. Looking for a new vehicle to buy or lease? Take a look at our new vehicle inventory or our quality pre-owned vehicles. Want to experience the joy of the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro? Allow us to make that happen. We can help sell your current vehicle or bring it back to life like new with an online service appointment at our service center. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work.

We’re here to help with any financial help, needs, or suggestions to help make paying for a vehicle easier. Stop by today and see what we can do for you today at Miami Lakes Automall

 

The 2022 Chevy Bolt Might Be The More Sleek and Sexier Younger Sister

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 3:47 PM

 

Spy Shots Of The 2022 Chevy Bolt and EUV

The Chevrolet company is in the process of acquiring an extensive number of brand new electric vehicles after development. In particular, one is a meticulously refashioned version of the Bolt, which will be allied with an SUV variant called the Bolt EUV. For the most part, the herculean model will be rebadged and serve as a comparable form of a Buick Velite, which is currently being sold in China. Meanwhile, the miniature Bolt will be the main successor of the original 2016 Bolt model. Recently, car blogs like Motor1 were able to sneak some spy shots of the upcoming environmentally-conscious car.

Photos taken from the Australian car site, CarExpert, show a prototype version of the Bolt resting in a near desolate parking lot. According to Motor 1, this particular shot, as well as other succeeding shots that were shown on their site were taken by journalist Derek Fung.

Hinged upon what has been revealed by the company thus far, the sustainable hatchback appears to have a sleeker look than the current Bolt. At this point, one shouldn’t make vast assumptions, but it looks like the front end might have gained much inspiration from the latest Blazer, which also appears to encompass split headlights. The car’s masquerade layer still hides the front fascia,  however, we do notice that two rows of lights are hiding underneath.

It is not yet known what changes will be made in the Bolt’s cabin, but we do know that the present generation of the model is charged by an electric motor producing 201 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Between two changes, the range has an EPA rating of 258 miles (416 kilometers).

For comparison purposes, it’s worth noting that the Chinese Buick Velite is a bit lackluster to the current Bolt, as it only has 174 horsepower. 

By sometime next year, we should expect to hear more information about the Bolt’s dramatic entrance. It is expected that its debut will be around the second half of 2021, and will also hit dealerships by late next year or early 2022.

More Details About The Bolt

  • Both the Bolt EV and EUV will remain on General Motor’s BEV2 platform, therefore, they will keep the same battery and charging equipment rather than the brand’s new Ultium batteries. 
  • Some known updates in the interior include a more upscale design, as well as, improvements regarding seating, the infotainment system, and the push-button gear selector.
  • The EUV will have a few available upgrades such as a sunroof and the cornerstone Super Cruise, which is a high-tech control system that allows drivers to take his or her hands off the wheel on the freeway and so far, this has only been available in Cadillacs.

Miami Lakes Automall

If you just can’t wait for the upcoming Bolt model, don’t fret! You can enjoy an incredibly low price of under just $30,000, (plus destination fee) for the 2020 Bolt EV LT at Miami Lakes Chevrolet. If you are interested in this vehicle or other models in our possession, please take a look at our new online car inventory and chat with an online representative for more assistance.

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Chevrolet Has Restarted the Production of the 2020 Corvette

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 at 4:19 PM
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Expect Chevrolet to produce the latest Corvette lineup normally now that their plants are back and running like normal. The factory responsible for making the Chevrolet Corvette is producing 800-850 cars a week. While normally at this point in time they would be producing the next model year (in this case, the 2021 model year), Chevrolet is still producing the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. The Corvette entered its production phase for the 2020 model year with a slow start to the production run. Then COVID-19 hit and the setback took away months of valuable time to create and offer the vehicle. However, now Chevrolet is back to offer its first-ever mid-engine Corvette. 

What A Year It Has Been For the 2020 Corvette

After overcoming a United Automobiles Workers (UAW) strike, the perils of COVID-19, we’ve learned the 2020 Corvette is being made safely at the Bowling Green, Kentucky Chevrolet plant. The production of the 2020 model year will last through this year with the following 2021 Corvette to begin early in 2021. The shutdown did allow time for suppliers to create a surplus before Chevrolet started the Corvette production again. Keep in mind, prior to the pandemic, Chevrolet had actually started a second shift to help meet the demands for the beloved Chevy sports car. There are rumors about what the production lineup will look like for 2022 and 2023, but as far as the present and the immediate future, Chevrolet is going to complete what it started with the all-new generation Corvette. The “C8” will have its run finished and the new 2021 Corvette will have to wait its turn. 

What Comes After the 2020 Corvette Production Run?

Chevrolet has revealed what to expect with the 2021 Corvette, including two new body colors including Red Mist Tintcoat and Silver Flare, but let us also remind our readers about all the perks awaiting them if should opt for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. Enjoy the perks that come with a remarkable 6.2-Liter V8 engine and a remarkable quarter-mile speed of under 12 seconds! Come take a ride at Miami Lakes Automall. We’re poured to offer the brand new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette in all its glory. Come see about buying or leasing a new vehicle with our help. Interested in going with a pre-owned vehicle? We have plenty to choose from. 

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at an incredible price. Our friendly sales team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a fantastic selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. For any repair or service needs, please make an online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida.

The New 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Can Tow More Than Any Other HD

By bradr | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 10:29 AM
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Customers today appreciate a good, solid workhorse pickup today more than at any point in time. The fastest-growing segment in the automotive industry belongs to the pickup truck market and the competition is fierce. Chevrolet has plans to win over more customers with its impressive power and strength for the upcoming 2021 model year. It’s already been a great year for the Silverado and even more good news is coming. The new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD boasts the power of unmatched performance thanks to its 36,000-pound maximum towing rating. That remarkable rating was a major goal for the Chevy brand and we have more details as to all the improvements customers can expect for the forthcoming Silverado HD.

Stronger Than the Competition

No other pickup on the market can match this full-size pickup’s sheer towing ability. Up 500 more pounds of towing capabilities from the previous year, Chevrolet and General Motors have worked on offering a standout, clear cut choice for customers. The 2021 Silverado 3500 HD is that vehicle that will push the envelope as Chevy hopes to inspire more customer confidence that in the brand. To make towing easier than ever, the Silverado HD carries a new towing-assistance system that will provide eight cameras that offer as many as 15 different unique views for drivers to monitor to ensure a precise experience. 

More Perks of the 2021 Silverado HD

The price of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is $35,900 MSRP (Plus destination fee). Owners will be able to embrace its 6.6-Liter V8 engine or the diesel variation of the same powertrain. Customers can keep in mind the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD has better towing ratings than the Ram 3500 HD and Ford F-350 Super Duty. Options customers can enjoy the choices between a regular cab, double cab, and crew cab. The wheel sizes range from 17 inches up to 20 inches. Drivers will love the capacity to handle nearly any job and enjoy the comfort of the Silverado HD. 

Don’t forget, as with all Silverado pickups, the newest features including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available. The future of Silverado will gain more features for the 2022 model year, but for today we can anticipate customers falling in love with the upcoming new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado lineup. To get a better look at the current Silverado lineup, rush over and shop with us at Miami Lakes Automall  

Come Experience the Difference Chevrolet Provides

Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive with the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado at Miami Lakes Automall. Our professional sales staff will help go over any of the questions you have before you make your choice. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a wide selection to choose from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. We look forward to ensuring a fantastic customer experience for all things automotive. See you soon!

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer Review: It May Be Small But It’s Not Short

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Trailblazer, Chevys Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 8:53 AM

 

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is the latest entry for the brand currently known for making compact SUVs and trucks as a specialty. In previous model years, the car was promoted as a midsize SUV, but recently, it seems to have been making a transition to a compact of sorts. This intention is further emphasized with more design elements and distinct curved lines.

Other cool highlighting features include its generous amount of room for the rear and cargo area, the distinct Activ and RS trim levels, and exciting technologies.

Interior and Technology

The newest Trailblazer’s interior styling is comparable to other crossovers from the brand, with one familiar feature being its black plastic switchgear. The Activ trim also adds some charming touches such as a near cloth design on the front doors and dash trim with a brown coating, meanwhile, the RS model receives a leather steering wheel with a flat-bottom and red interior accents. An 8-way power driver seat is available, it makes it possible for a more movement, long-range, which taller drivers will appreciate.

The cabin has a wide range of nifty technological features like a standard 7-inch infotainment touchscreen and an available 8-inch version. Both touchscreens have wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. With wireless capability, users will enjoy the phone charging pad, as it allows them to store their phones in a cubby near the shifter. The company also offers its rearview camera mirror as an option.

Engine and Performance

Trailblazing shoppers are offered two different engine options involving three-cylinder turbochargers. The base model has a 1.2-liter engine and provides 137 horsepower with 162 lb-ft of torque. It also includes front-wheel-drive and a continuously variable transmission.

The upgraded engine pushes out 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. Again, front-wheel-drive and the continuously variable transmission is standard but there is an available all-wheel-drive system that teams up with a 9-speed automatic.

The overall drive is stable and the comfort-tuned dampers help in enhancing the overall ride. It fairs pretty well on both the main road and dirt roads, and if that ability serves as a priority for a buyer, then it’s recommended that they opt for the Activ trim. 

Cargo space has a lavish 25.3 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 54.4 cubic feet when the seats in the second-row are down. The passenger seats also fold flat for items that are extra long. Overall, the 2021 Trailblazer’s cargo room is significantly better than its competitors.

Safety Equipment and Crash Ratings

In a lot of ways, the Trailblazer is more of a family car than it is an off-road vehicle, especially with its impressive list of driver assistance features such as the highlighting Chevy Safety Assist, which includes forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane-keep assist, a distance indicator, automatic high beams, and a rear-seat reminder. More features like adaptive cruise control, blind-spot and rear cross-traffic warning, and rear parking sensors can be added on.

The reliability of the Chevy’s new almost compact was proven by its ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Trailblazer received a four-star crash test rating and five stars for side crash tests. The truck also received four stars in front of front crash and rollover tests.

Trim Prices and Features

The base L trim has a starting price of $19,995, (plus destination fee) and comes with 16-inch steel wheels, halogen headlights/taillights, a manual liftgate, manual cloth seats, a 7-inch infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a four-speaker audio system.

The most affordable all-wheel-drive model comes in at $24,595, (plus destination fee), tacking on the more advanced 1.3-liter engine, nine-speed automatic, 17-inch aluminum wheels, carpeted floor mats, six-speaker audio system and the flat-folding passenger seat.

The Activ all-wheel-drive model is priced at $25,995 and includes an off-road appearance package (including a skid plate), leather-wrapped interior bits and a bunch of interior prizes like heated power seats and the upgraded eight-inch infotainment system. At the same time, the RS all-wheel-drive is priced the same but does away with the off-road features.

Where To Buy The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer?

At Miami Lakes Automall of course! We carry a great selection of Chevrolet models, including the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Those who are interested in the latest Trailblazer or any other models from the brand can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Shows Us That It’s Time To Charge Forward In The Bolt EV’s New Teaser Trailer

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 at 5:19 PM

 

The most recent 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV is in its fourth model year for its particular segment, behind the upcoming 2021 Bolt EV scheduled to be released for 2021, at a later date. At the present time, Chevrolet is busy promoting the fully-electric hatchback in their latest advertisement video titled “It’s Time To Charge Forward.”

In the 85-second video, the viewer can see the Bolt EV flaunting a few of its features such as charging the car battery at home and on the go, EPA estimated distance per charge (259 miles), regenerative braking, driving stats, onboard Wi-Fi, cargo room, app technologies, and acceleration specs.

By the end of the video, it’s clear just what Chevrolet wants us to know, that “Our Future Is Electric.” Likewise, GM Authority has previously made their message known several times of their push for transitioning into more electrified vehicles. In fact, the company is planning to introduce 20 new electric models by 2023. This encompasses the upcoming Chevy Bolt EUV, a.k.a “Electric Utility Vehicle”, that is in the same family tree as the regular Bolt EV in the realm of mechanics. However, with the compact five-door crossover SUV type of body style, it offers better functionality and more family-friendly space. Towards the end of the small flick, it shows a near-silhouette profile teaser image of the 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV.

 

 

In terms of the engine, Chevy’s SUV spin-off will be powered by the same BEV2 (second-generation Battery Electric Vehicle architecture) as the first-generation model for the Bolt EV.

Other nifty updates to look forward to on the EUV include a reworked interior that has been rumored to look posher rather than plastic and…basic. The automaker also wants to address numerous concerns about the current Bolt, like improving the seats, having an infotainment system that is more state-of-the-art, and including a push-button gear selector.

Regarding the newest member of the Chevrolet hatchback family, it has a more advanced powertrain for its 2021 model, by having an additional 21 miles for range for the maximum estimated 259 miles between plug-ins.

One thing that is certain, is that we can expect a great deal of content coming from General Motors EV sooner rather than later, but in the meantime…Miami Lakes Automall has an extensive and diverse list of Chevrolet vehicles ranging from a variety of different price ranges, trims, and styles. 

For those who are specifically interested in the new Bolt model, please remember that it’s not even set to release until the summer of next year but for now, shoppers can enjoy an incredibly low price of about just $40,000, (plus destination fee) for the 2020 Bolt EV Premier. It also includes features like heated front and rear seats, heated steering wheel, blind-spot monitoring, and the slick Rear Camera Mirror. It also comes with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, fancier wheels, and roof-mounted side rails.

If you are interested in this vehicle or other models in our possession, please take a look at our new online car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance at Miami Lakes Automall.

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Chevrolet Earns Three Nominations For the 2021 North American Utility of the Year Award

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Uncategorized on Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 12:25 PM
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The 2021 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Awards have announced the 27 semifinalists including the massively popular 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, the revamped Chevrolet Tahoe, and the iconic Chevrolet Suburban. These are just three of the choices among the 27, but all can earn the Utility of the Year award. The awards first began in 1994 and represents a way for automotive manufacturers to celebrate the most popular vehicles each year. The criteria to win requires offering a standout performance in innovation, design, safety, performance driver satisfaction, value, and technology. Last year, Chevrolet was awarded the Car of the Year award for the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The Chevrolet brand has also won for the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt for Car of the Year as well. This year’s show has been pushed back, however, but the details have been revealed as to when it will go on, roughly a year from now.

2021 NAIAS Show Moved Back

A jury of 50 independent journalists has lowered the finalists count and each vehicle will be fully vetted in the coming months ahead. The announcement of the winners will take place at the 2021 North American International Auto Show that has been pushed back till September 28th through October 9th, 2021. The event will take place in Detroit, Michigan. This is not the only auto show event that has been pushed back due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Los Angeles Auto Show has been pushed back to May 2021 and the New York International Auto Show has moved to April 2021. This means there will be a massive 33-month gap between the last auto show that was held back in January 2019. The NAIAS will continue at the TCF Center for the next three years and keep its later date. 

Changing of the Guard

The landscape of the automotive industry has changed in favor of SUV growth. According to IHS Markit, a company that offers critical research and information for various companies, the growth of SUVs accounts for 47.4% of U.S. sales last year. While that number was quite high in 2019, the figure could be even higher in 2020. Sedans saw a fall down to as low as 22%, unfortunately for customers who embrace driving a car. The 2021 NACTOY award nominees for the sedans this year only include some of the sleekest and stylish car options. 

“The breadth of choices in the SUV category from style to powertrain is really impressive,” said NACTOY Secretary Gary Vasilash, an industry veteran who is editor-in-chief of AutoBeat.

Look Out For More Innovation

Of course, Chevrolet is looking forward to improving its own lineup of SUVs. The crop of the newest Chevrolet SUV lineup carries the newest infotainment and safety technology that helped earned this nomination. Chevy is wise to invest more high-tech and push ahead to new EV technology. The state of California has announced the prohibition of any new, gas-powered cars in just over 14 years from now. By 2035, the landscape of vehicles will look quite different. Drivers looking for a smart pick to drive will take a closer look at the current new Chevrolet inventory here at Miami Lakes Automall.

See For Yourself the Latest Chevrolet Line-up

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive at Miami Lakes Automall. We make it easy for customers to find what they want and our friendly and professional team is happy to show off our entire lineup. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a large selection.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs. Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t bought with us before. We look forward to supporting you today!

High Hopes For Release Of The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox As It Approaches China

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Equinox in Miami, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, September 25th, 2020 at 3:22 PM

 

2021 Chevrolet Equinox

It’s only been a few weeks since the big premiere of the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox in China, and now, General Motors plans on releasing this crossover compact SUV over there and thus making them the first market in the world to receive the third-generation of this car’s update during the mid-cycle. In totality, there are 22 augmented features to better the competitiveness of the Equinox in the Chinese market.

As a result, not only does China’s refreshed Chevrolet truck welcome the automaker’s newest crossover form of design with its latest front fascia, but it also comes with sensational new powertrain features, more options for connectivity, and a supreme suite of active safety technologies. Moreover, it includes the RS trim level as a top-ranking variant for its range, which is the same case for the Chevrolet Blazer and Trailerblazer in the company’s local utility vehicle repertoire.

“Today’s midsize SUV buyers want a vehicle that meets all of their needs. The new Equinox delivers, starting with its new design, powertrain combination, locally tuned chassis and RS editions,” said General Director of Chevrolet for SAIC-GM, Scott Lawson, in a press release. He then continued, “It is joining the Blazer, Tracker and Trailblazer in Chevrolet’s crossover family, giving the brand a presence across the small, compact, midsize and mid-large mainstream segments to meet the different needs of buyers nationwide.” 

The updated 2021 Equinox launched in the Asain country came with a sum of six different variants, also inclusive of three that are comparable to the LT trim level as well as three in the new RS model. All of these trims include an extensive list of standard equipment, not to mention the brand’s latest infotainment system with developed connectivity as well as an array of progressive driving aid systems. A base trim level is expected to be added at a later date.

From its launch, two powertrain options will be offered for the new car. The first is a turbocharged 1.5L LFV I-4 engine that makes out 166 horsepower with 184 pound-feet of torque, it also paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, meanwhile, the RS model features a turbocharged 2.0L LSY I-4 that powers up to 233 horsepower with 256 pound-feet of torque, joined with the brand’s nine-speed automatic transmission.

The latest-generation of Equinox will make its first public introduction in China at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show, which will take place from September 26th to October 5th, and is set to go on sale a few days later. The Equinox is the company’s top-selling utility vehicle globally, scoring more than 3.8 million units in deliveries since its first appearance in 2004. This mid-cycle update strives to better its sales performance in China, where it has only been available for the past three years. 

With the release of the 2021 Equinox overseas, were hoping that it won’t be a long wait for North America to get a taste of that # SUVlife.

  • 2021 Equinox Territory: 169,900 CNY (about $24,880 USD at the current exchange rate)
  • 2021 Equinox World Edition: 184,900 CNY ($27,080 USD)
  • 2021 Equinox Tech Edition: 194,900 CNY ($28,550 USD)
  • 2021 Equinox RS: 219,900 CNY ($32,205 USD)
  • 2021 Equinox RS Smart Edition: 229,900 CNY ($33,670 USD)
  • 2021 Equinox RS Guard Edition: 239,900 CNY ($35,135 USD)

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox finally does approach the States, be sure to purchase your hot rod at Miami Lakes Automall. We have a great deal of Chevrolet vehicles and in a large variety geared towards individual needs. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Silverado Introduces New Technology For 2021 Model Year

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, September 25th, 2020 at 12:39 PM
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Owners will have more versatility than ever before using the configurable tailgate can be lowered down in three different places. With the quick hit on the key fob or on the tailgate buttons, the truck bed drops down like a regular tailgate, with another push the bed can have a cutout in the middle, or retract, as well as expand the bed length to serve as a bed stop. The configuration allows for the entire midsection to be lowered down. There’s a setup that allows two-step access over the bed. 

A new crop of pickups has added some functionality to the truck bed, but not quite like the Chevrolet Silverado provides. For instance, the 2021 Ram 1500 will offer a split tailgate, however, there are half as many customizable options. The 2021 Ford F-150 will provide an available tailgate (that costs extra) and it also doesn’t have as many configurations as well.  

Enjoy the 2021 Silverado Pickup 

The 2021 Silverado has received some strength in its towing capacity even with the smaller engines. The 2.7-Liter turbo-4 in rear-wheel drive raises its tow rating 2,500 pounds to 9,300 pounds with the crew cab and the short 5-foot-8 bed. A regular cab with a long bed has a towing capacity of 9,600 pounds. The cooling performance surpassed expectations, allowing it to tow more, Chevy has claimed. The 3.0-Liter turbodiesel inline-6 now has gained a boost in towing capacity of up to 9,500 pounds in rear-wheel-drive models. The towing increase comes from a rear axle that was more durable than expected, Chevy explained. 

Like the 3.0-Liter turbodiesel in the 2021 Sierra, the 2021 Silverado turbo diesel is going to see a lower price of about $1,500 less than the previous year. Chevrolet touts its diesel engine as the most fuel-efficient engine with an estimated maximum highway range of 668 miles with best-in-class 23 city mpg and 33 highway mpg for all 2WD models. The 3.0-Liter inline-six powertrain gives owners 460 lb-ft of torque with 277 horsepower. 

Upgraded Technology Is Very Apparent 

To make life easier on those owners who will use the advanced trailering technology, an available feature provides a camera system that can display vehicles in the blind spots of the trailer. Owners can trigger a jack-knife alert as well. The camera system has an option that displays guidelines and open visibility when reversing a trailer into place. A cargo bed zoom helps owners ease onto a gooseneck hitch or fifth-wheel hitch. Driver assistance features can be added to base trims, and other features are available. 

The standard perks of the 2021 Silverado 1500 include wireless smartphone connectivity come for all mid-grade trims and above. The 2021 Silverado goes on sale this fall. There are also features that are offered for midrange trims that extend the luxurious features that come standard for the higher trims. Some of those features include wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The future of Silverado will gain more features for the 2022 model year, but there are many days ahead before that one comes. To get a closer look at the wonderful Silverado 1500 pickup, we are ready to help our customers drive one today. 

See For Yourself the New Chevrolet Line-up

Find out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive with the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado at Miami Lakes Automall. Our professional sales staff will help go over any of the questions you have before you make your choice. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a wide selection to choose from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. We look forward to providing you that wonderful car buying experience you’re hoping for. Come by for a test drive today and we’ll see you soon!

Chevrolet Trailblazer Increased Sales By 183% From Last Year

By bradr | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, September 18th, 2020 at 3:33 PM
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The Chevrolet Trailblazer has grown a massive following according to the manufacturer. The sales increase for the Trailblazer has increased by an unreal 183% from this time last year to now. This is true not just for the sales in the United States, but elsewhere in Canada and Mexico. The Trailblazer is built in Mexico and currently only has a 28-day supply left. The normal amount is around 60-days for most manufacturers. While we knew about the Chevy Trailblazer becoming a hot vehicle, we’re impressed it has sustained its growth. What has helped make the sales leap so much inside of a year? Let’s break down how the success has happened for the Chevrolet SUV.

What Has Helped the Growth of the Trailblazer?

Certainly, when Chevrolet brought back the Trailblazer in 2016, no one would have expected this growth. Word of mouth and solid reviews are helping to pave the way. Perhaps, drivers enjoyed the perks offered by the Chevrolet SUV. Owners can opt for all-wheel-drive and hold up to five passengers. 54.4 cubic feet of space is available for owners, a decent amount for a mid-size SUV. Want to know what buyers can expect for the trims offered by Chevrolet? Allow us to reveal the various standard highlights and differences across the spectrum of choices.   

Perks of Each Trim Level

Chevrolet has made the trim levels simple to understand for buyers. The five trims are L, LS, LT, Activ, and the RS. Owners can enjoy upgraded features that help the Trailblazer hold its own in the competitive SUV segment. The Trailblazer supplies Chevrolet’s Infotainment 3 system that offers a standard 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen, Bluetooth audio streaming for two active devices, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. The perks of the newest safety enhancements come with standard Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, and Automatic Emergency Braking. Available options like the improvement 6-speaker audio system and fold-flat front passenger seatbacks and 17-inch aluminum wheels are offered for the LS trim and the LT comes with standard heated power-adjustable mirrors and a remote vehicle starter system. 

The two highlights of the Trailblazer are found in the Activ and RS trim. The ECOTEC and RS both supply the 1.3-Liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine that creates 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain offers improved fuel efficiency with its Variable Valve Timing (VVT) ability. The Active supplies LED taillamps and sport terrain tires, while the RS adds the 18-inch high-gloss black machined wheels and dual-outlet exhaust with round polished tips. 

Pricing For the 2021 Trailblazer

The difference between the L versus the high-end RS is only $6,500. The L trim begins at $19,000 MSRP (Plus destination fee), the LS starts at $21,600 MSRP (Plus destination fee) and the LT can be had for $23,700 MSRP (Plus destination fee). The Activ trim begins at $25,500 (Plus destination fee) and the RS begins at $23,500 (Plus destination fee). For the details to get started on driving away in a new 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, reach out to us at Miami Lakes Automall

See For Yourself the New 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive at Miami Lakes Automall. We make it very easy for customers to find what they want and our friendly and professional team is happy to show off our entire lineup, including the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Check out our new vehicle inventory or our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a stellar selection of choices we offer.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing team can assist today with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t bought with us before. We look forward to supporting you. We are looking forward to helping you today!

The Chevrolet Suburban Is Shaking Things Up For Its 2021 Model

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Suburban on Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 9:03 AM

 

The Major Suburban Enhancements For Next Year

The large and hefty Chevrolet Suburban SUV is getting a major makeover for 2021. The revamped model will include new gadgets and gizmos, especially when regarding safety features. It should also have a ride that is much smoother and have more space in its cabin. 

New renovation plans will also take into effect with the shorter Chevy Tahoe. In actuality, the Tahoe will have the most to gain from this face-lift, such as extra length and interior space in the interior. Though most buyers will find much joy in the Tahoe, those who have large families will still benefit the most with the Suburban, especially since it has three rows of seats and more cargo space. 

Although these upcoming Chevy SUV models will sport new designs, that’s only the surface of the changes that will be made. There will also be the implementation of an independent rear suspension, which is a first for this model. This will not just enhance the overall quality of the ride, but also aids in expanding interior space. Passengers will certainly be spoiled with entertainment features like large flat screens in the second row, meanwhile, the driver enjoys a great selection of driver-assistance features like rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot alert on Premier models.

At one time, the Suburban was battling it out with the full-sized Travelall SUV of the (now-deceased) International Harvester automotive company, which was also considered to be a hybrid of a station wagon and a truck. However, as the brand drew back from the production of light-trucks, the model was discontinued in 1975, and for a while the Suburban got a chance to thrive all by itself in its segment. Eventually, Ford wanted a chance to get into the ring. 

By late of the 1990s, Ford introduced the Expedition model, and at some point hitched on Expedition Max, which is a foot longer than the regular Expedition. The Max model received its own beautification a few years ago, and this year will reintroduce the popular King Ranch trim. The main difference between Ford and Chevy are their engines. The Expedition makes use of an Ecoboost turbocharged V6, while the Suburban stays with the classics with its V8 engine. 

The Chevrolet Suburban performs well in sales for its segment, and will prove to be a great friend for large families and even those who prioritize vehicles with towing capability. Other highlighting features include its sport utilities, an upscale interior, Premier Edition, and Performance Package, as well as its long list of safety equipment.

Where To Get Chevrolet Suburban?

Miami Lakes Automall has a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, including the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban for the lowest price around $57,000, (plus destination fee). 

Highlighting features on the LT trim include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, wireless charging, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Though the LT is more affordable, one should consider purchasing the High Country model as it includes even more features like the Universal Home Remote, Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert, and the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium System!

Those who are interested in this Chevrolet full-size SUV or any other vehicle from the brand can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Raffles 1.75th Millionth Corvette For One Lucky Winner

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Uncategorized on Friday, September 11th, 2020 at 3:50 PM
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Corvette Miami Lakes Automall

Four Corvettes from each 500,000 production milestone sit out front of the National Corvette Museum

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There aren’t enough good new stories that have come out in 2020, but one recent story has shined some light on an impressive feat. Chevrolet has just produced its 1.75 millionth Corvette. The Corvette is now in its eighth-generation and the 1.75th millionth Corvette was raffled off by the National Corvette Museum. The perks of the 2020 Corvette can not be understated, the 2020 Corvette C8 is the first mid-engine Corvette and it was built to impress any buyer. This is why the raffle was a huge success for Corvette and the winner has just been announced.

The 1.75th Millionth Corvette Has Been Raffled

The raffle drew hundreds of hopefuls that wanted to win the prize. On September 4th, 2020, the winner, Don Creekmore from Wichita, Kansas took home the top prize. The drawing was streamed on social media. Don received a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Coupe that was finished in Arctic White paint with an Adrenaline Red interior and had never been driven before. The widely-popular Z51 Performance Package was included with its 3LT trim that offers the most Chevrolet has built for the Corvette. The color scheme of the Corvette is a throwback to the one-millionth Corvette that was produced in 1992. The 1.5 millionth Corvette was produced during the 2009 model year. The first Chevrolet Corvette ever made was created with a Polo White exterior and red interior. 

Anyone Else Ready To Win a Corvette?

As far as the future holds, the Chevrolet brand will see more raffles ahead taken care of by the National Corvette Museum. The Build Your Own 2021 Corvette Coupe will have a raffle slated for September 24th, 2020. The tickets are priced at $250 a pop, but another raffle is coming next month on October 15th, 2020 that will only cost $100 for a raffle ticket. The October raffle will be for a 2021 Corvette Coupe model as well with a Silver Flare finish. The National Corvette Museum is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Just across the street is the GM Bowling Green production facility that is the sole producer of the Chevrolet Corvette since 1981. 

Over 1,000 employees work at the production plant. The Cadillac XLR used to be made there as well, but now the sole focus is towards the Corvette. More lucky winners will be announced before the year is up to bring some delight and joy. To bring some excitement and joy into 2020, stop by Miami Lakes Automall to check our new Corvette collection. 

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at an incredible price. Our friendly sales team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a fantastic selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. For any repair or service needs, please make an online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida. We can’t wait to get started to help you!

Chevrolet Will Build Its Own Off-Road Champion Pickup By 2022

By bradr | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 2:23 PM
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ZR2 Miami Lakes Automall

We have learned the Chevrolet brand is going to build its own off-road champion. The Chevy brand might be the last to the table for customers when offering a vehicle that rivals the Ford F-150 Raptor or the Ram Rebel TRX, but in a matter of time, customers will only care about which vehicle provides the most excitement for their money. The Chevrolet brand is going to ensure customers are fully satisfied with its pickup lineup. Allow us to inform and drive some interest in what to expect with the newest reports about what the Chevrolet brain trust has in store for customers. 

No One Builds High-Level Engineering Like Chevrolet

The Silverado light and heavy-duty variety are only missing one vehicle compared to other brands, but not for long. The introduction of the Silverado ZR2 will be a welcomed sight. We first saw a glimpse of what the Silverado ZR2 could look like when a Silverado race truck was shown off last year at the SEMA show in 2019. With many shoppers clamoring for a vehicle that pushes the boundaries of speed and power in a pickup, Chevrolet is looking for a vehicle that provides that in spades. The new rumors and reports leaking about this vehicle have us wondering what the final product will look like, but so far a lot has come out about what might happen between now and 2022.

What the Reports Say About the Silverado ZR2

The folks at Muscle Cars and Trucks have unnamed sources, but have revealed the plans that are launched for Chevrolet include a new ZR2 version of the Chevrolet Silverado is a plan that is underway. The performance of the off-road truck segment is most important and General Motors is going to ensure they offer buyers a vehicle unlike any of the products that competitors present. To build this vehicle, Chevrolet and General Motors are likely to keep everything underwraps for now. The focus will be less on the engine and horsepower, which is rumored to be kept with its existing 6.2-Liter naturally-aspirated L87 V8 engine. This is the powertrain that offers 420 horsepower, so it will not lack sufficient power or strength for owners.

Upgrades and Expected Launch Date

The enhancements will be added to protecting the engine and vehicle as a whole for off-road travel. The addition of skid plates and off-road tires are expected, but the “next evolution of the DSSV off-road damper” is something to look forward to. The Silverado ZR2 is going to arrive by 2022, according to the report. This would mean the Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 will be part of the 2023 model year. This is going to be a pickup that is like the larger version of the Chevrolet Colorado. Early mentions regarding the price for the pickup to be kept somewhat lower than $60,000 MSRP; far less expensive than the Ram Rebel TRX. Looking for new options from Chevy? Find them with our help at Miami Lakes Automall. 

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at an incredible price. Our friendly sales team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a fantastic selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. For any repair or service needs, please make an online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida. We can’t wait to get started to help you.

General Motors Gives Us An Electrifying Tease With The 2021 Chevy Bolt

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Bolt, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 9:29 AM

General Motors is allowing the public a sneak preview of its two new Chevy Bolt versions, which has been the brand’s big-ticket all-electric model since its release in 2017. A restyled and even larger Bolt EV were given initial announcements at GM’s “EV Day” by March of this year and are set to enter production in the summer of 2021.

The glimpse that we get of these vehicles is very minimal, which is understandable seeing how it was offered during the automaker’s recent virtual fleet solutions summit meeting. It displayed a silhouette of the upcoming Bolt, which then transformed into the Bolt EUV.

The remodeled Bolt has a look that is much sportier, as well as new seats, adaptive cruise control, and other minute changes. Moreover, the company pushed up the range in this year’s Bolt from 238 miles to 259, though no additional is expected in the new design.

The Bolt EUV will have a longer wheelbase than the regular Bolt EV and should be attractive to shoppers who prefer a more SUV type of style rather than a hatchback. In the video, the EUV looks longer than the EUV but doesn’t appear any taller. It seems as though this dynamic duo is perfect for appealing to buyers who have different lifestyles, as drivers who don’t have large families might prefer the simple Bolt EV model.

The pair will still remain on GM’s BEV2 platform, which is set apart from the new “Ultium” battery pack revealed during the company’s EV Day. The Cadillac Lyriq, which is the upcoming electric crossover as well as the electric GMC Hummer will be the first of GM’s latest models to be constructed on their new electric blueprinting. Similarly, the Bolt EV and EUV were originally set to go into production by the end of this year but were delayed until the following year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The automaker also confirmed the 2021 fraternal twins will be the first vehicles besides the Cadillac lineup to have Super Cruise. This system makes use of extremely calculated and precise 3D mapping data, GPS, and an assortment of sensors to keep the vehicle in its lane, meanwhile, facial recognition makes sure that the driver has his or her eyes on the road and is ready to take back control. Soon enough, it will also be able to change lanes by driver’s simply turning their signal and will able to tack on more functions once the software is readied and made available

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the 2021 Bolt Ev and EUV finally do arrive, be sure to make your purchase at Miami Lakes Automall! We sell a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles that are suitable for different needs. Furthermore, if you simply can’t wait to purchase a Bolt EV, our dealership is also selling the 2020 model for about $30,000, (plus destination fee). Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Has Set Next-Gen Equinox For 2025

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Uncategorized on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 12:01 PM
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2020 Miami Lakes Automall

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The plan for Chevrolet regarding its popular Chevy Equinox crossover has remained the same since it first debuted 15 years ago; to make shoppers fall in love with more space. Back in 2005, the debut model helped to usher in a new wave of car buyers to appreciate the convenience of a larger vehicle. Chevrolet helped lead the automotive trend towards larger and more spacious vehicles rather than cramped and aged car models. Now the Equinox has reached its third-generation, which came out a couple years ago for the 2018 model year. The word on the street is the fourth-generation will come out in 2025, after a refresh comes for this crossover. What can we expect?

Breaking Down the Changes Ahead

When Chevrolet introduces its fourth-generation Chevy Equinox, it will be produced on a new platform. By 2025, the vehicle will have been using its current platform for eight years. The next-generation will use the VSS-F vehicle platform, differing from the current model, which rides on the General Motors D2 platform. Chevrolet has used the VSS-F vehicle set as the backbone for numerous General Motors vehicles like the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, whereas the older GM D2 platform is currently used by other GM vehicles. 

But First, A Refresh For the Equinox

For customers that don’t want to wait till 2025, as we’re sure most readers wouldn’t want to either, the current-generation Chevrolet Equinox will gain new perks with a refresh set for the 2022 model year. The Equinox was originally due for a refresh for the 2021 model year, but unfortunately, those details were pushed back due to Coronavirus pandemic. As such, the refreshed Equinox will go on sale earlier than usual for a new vehicle when it comes out next year in 2021. New spy shots should break out this fall for what the vehicle will gain. 

General Motors had scheduled a number of styling upgrades to the Chevy Equinox for the 2021 refresh. We expect the changes to involve fixtures that offer new headlamps and tail lamps, a larger front grille, an revamped lower front fascia, new fog lamps, and a change to the length of the rear bumper. GM also brought the Equinox a new RS trim. This trim will offer a different appearance that carries its own front and rear fascia, new black badges and accents, 19-inch wheels with a dark finish, and quad exhaust tips. This trim will sit up high on the Equinox trim ladder as the RS will gain red contrast stitching and a matching RS shift knob. What else can we expect for the upcoming 2021 model year?

Improvements To the New 2021 Chevy Equinox

The earliest reports from GM Authority mentioned the 2021 Chevy Equinox will no longer carry the turbocharged 2.0-Liter I4 LTG engine option. For future buyers looking for a solid engine choice, the turbocharged 1.5 Liter I4 LYX the only powertrain available. Buyers opted to go with the 2.0-Liter engine for just seven percent of the total Equinox sales volume in 2019, which is intriguing because that engine gave 82 more horsepower and 57 more pound-feet of torque than the 1.5-Liter engine. The removal of the 2.0-Liter LTG comes after the discontinuation of the 1.6-Liter I4 LH7 turbodiesel with the 2020 Chevy Equinox model year. Of course, Chevrolet is looking forward to offering customers what they want most and improving the Equinox between now and 2025. Drivers looking for a smart pick to drive will take a closer look at the upcoming Chevrolet Equinox

See For Yourself the New Chevrolet Line-up

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive at Miami Lakes Automall. We make it easy for customers to find what they want and our friendly and professional team is happy to show off our entire lineup. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a large selection.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs. Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t bought with us before.

 

Chevrolet Silverado Will Receive Refresh For 2022 Model Year

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami on Friday, August 21st, 2020 at 9:50 AM
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Silverado Miami Lakes Automall

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Everyone who loves the Chevrolet Silverado can attest to its strength and comfortable ride; that’s what has helped Chevy regain its spot as the second-best seller of pickups in 2020. For those that are keeping score, Chevrolet has only had one end of the year finish that didn’t see Chevrolet finish in the top two spots. (Ram just got lucky in 2019!) Well, the news for the upcoming 2022 Chevrolet Silverado shows major updates that will continue to shape the pickup towards what owners are hoping for. The latest spy shots show a similar Silverado that looks agile, but as powerful as ever. The changes can be spotted with a new tailgate and other updates. Let us break down the upcoming changes for the famed Silverado pickup truck.

Changes Coming To the 2022 Silverado

Cars.com gave high marks for the Silverado earlier this year, but we’re certain that 2021 will show the Chevrolet brand taking home even more recognition for its engineering. It could be thanks to the reshaping of the vehicle that includes an all-new fascia and a new two-tiered lighting setup that is found on the 2022 model year. The design of the exterior includes a new thin LED accent and daytime running lights at the top of the fascia, with the primary headlight element mounted slightly lower. The cab of the Silverado looks to be the same as the previous model year, but a new bed step might be added from its 2020 Silverado heavy-duty models

More On the Silverado Refresh

The latest spy photos do not show the interior, but we expect changes inside. The all-new fourth-generation Silverado came out in 2019, but its interior was lackluster compared to the competition for some buyers. The consumers will always be right and Chevrolet listened to its base to revamp the cockpit. GM Authority has said the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado will gain a revised center stack similar to the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban have received. We will have to wait and see how the Silverado looks inside, but from what we are hearing, we are sure its going to appease the fans of the Chevy brand, as every great vehicle refresh does.

We want to welcome our shoppers back to our shop or help them buy online if they wish. We’re ready to assist our customers every day. Experience the difference at Miami Lakes Automall!

See For Yourself the Latest Chevrolet Line-up

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive with the new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado at Miami Lakes Automall. We make it easy for customers to find what they want and our friendly and professional team is happy to show off our entire lineup. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a large selection.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t bought with us before. We look forward to supporting you today. See you soon!

Chevrolet Produces the Fastest-Selling Vehicle In the United States Today

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers Miami, Miami, Uncategorized on Friday, August 14th, 2020 at 10:52 AM
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2021 Chevy Miami Lakes Automall

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2020 has not been the year for car sales that anyone would have predicted. However, the landscape of automobile transactions shows a clear cut winning so far through two quarters and Chevrolet is on top. A recent study by the folks at iSeeCars.com has shown the average amount of days a car sits before being sold after sitting around 96.9 days, as the data collected from March 2020 through June 2020 showed. The average was far less before the Coronavirus broke out. The same length of time would only last around 57.8 days back when it was measured from November 2019 to February 2020. 

“The effective demand for these vehicles has slowed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic due to lockdowns and downturns in the economy, but the change was much more dramatic for new vehicles than for used vehicles,” added iSeeCars CEO Phong Ly.

A Closer Look At the Numbers

The sales number represents around 9 million new and used cars sold from November 2019 through June 2020. On the list of the ten fastest-selling cars in the U.S. during that period, with the exception of pickups, Chevrolet landed two vehicles on the list. The 7th and top spot belong to the Chevrolet Bolt EV and the Trailblazer. 

The Chevrolet Bolt EV clearly stands out as its only the non-SUV and the lone fully electric vehicle on the list. The list, according to iSeeCars, has the Chevrolet Bolt EV selling in just over a month at 41.7 days as the average length of time before a purchase is made. Compared to the Chevrolet Trailblazer, the customers flock to the popular Chevy SUV with the average only being 19 days before it is off the lot. 

Chevrolet Has the Top Selling Vehicle In the U.S. Today

Today, the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer reached its fast-selling rate in the United States market due to its affordable price at under $20,000 MSRP. Today, customers can drive the new 2021 Trailblazer and it’s five-trims starting at $19,995 MSRP (Plus destination fee) for the base L trim. The LS, LT, Activ, and RS trims follow. All-wheel-drive is optional for owners on all trims except the base L trim. The mid-size SUV is spacious and offers customers plenty of technology and solid fuel economy at an EPA estimated 29 mpg. 

“The ISeeCars study validates all of our research to bring the Trailblazer to market with the right design, the right features, the right performance, at the right price. Early sales are exceeding our expectations, led by the RS trim, which has doubled our forecast. We are very pleased with the consumer reaction to the all-new Trailblazer,” said Brad Franz, senior marketing manager, Chevrolet SUVs. 

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at an incredible price. Our friendly sales team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a fantastic selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. For any repair or service needs, please make an online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida.

General Motors Offers Customers All-New 350 Small Block Crate

By bradr | Posted in Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Uncategorized on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 12:53 PM
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Crate Miami Lakes Automall

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General Motors has made new plans to offer customers a new 350 cubic-inch small-block V8 crate powertrain. Any owner that is looking to add more power and strength to replace an engine can opt for this new crate. GM has this crate box to serve as an option for trucks, vans, and SUVs built from 1987 to 2002. Updated with CNC machining, renewed part designs, and a warranty, it’s set to be the go-to replacement for owners searching for a new engine and years of service ahead. While General Motors and Chevrolet are planning on expanding their EV lineup, they have this 350 small block option for those who want to keep older vehicles running. 

More On the 350 Small Block Engine

General Motors has built the 350 small block before, going back multiple years and generations of different vehicles. The engine was produced originally back in 1967 for the Chevy Camaro. The 350 small block would end up becoming an engine option across the entire Chevy lineup.  The engine would eventually become updated and modernized. The Chevrolet’s current crate engines actually still take after the 350 small block as a base engine. Since 2005, GM has produced and sold over a quarter-million 350 crate engine to various companies and buyers. The design is over 40 years old today, but if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. This is the testament to the strength of GM’s engineering. 

Gain the Power of the 350 Crate Sooner Than You Think

Concerning the crate offered today, it is an updated design that is entirely brand-new; the powertrain is not remanufactured or refurbished in any way. CNC machined block castings and cylinder heads, as well as forged steel crankshafts, new valve covers, new oil pans, and new timing covers. Customers have the choice of three trims available that will work across various GM vehicles including a standard Gen 1 for trucks, vans, and SUVs built from 1987 to 1995, a Gen 1e LD for light-duty trucks from 1996 to 2002, and a Gen 1e HD for heavy-duty trucks from 1996 to 2002. Keep in mind, every new 350 block crate will come with a standard 3-year/100,000-mile warranty; whichever comes first. GM hasn’t announced the pricing, but has revealed the engines are available to order through dealerships starting in August 2020.

Find the Latest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at a great price. Our friendly team is excited to show off

our entire Chevrolet lineup. Our professional sales staff will help go over any of the questions you have before you make your choice. Our lineup of new vehicle inventory and high-quality pre-owned vehicles is second to none at Miami Lakes Automall.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing department can support you for any buying or leasing needs. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida.

Cool C8 Features To Look Forward To

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Stingray, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 12:47 PM

The arrival of the Chevrolet Corvette C8 is highly anticipated by car enthusiasts all around and next up on its agenda is the development list of the performance variant and the first of its kind. Tracing back from 1963, the Z06 is targeted towards those who intend on whipping their new speed racer on the track. The car certainly has some big shoes to fill from its 2019 predecessor, the C7 Z06. However, we don’t doubt that it will in fact one-up its older sibling, better yet here are some Cool C8 Features To Look Forward To.

Hypersonic Transmission

More than likely, the production version of the Z06 won’t be the same as the C8.R’s Xtrac grand tourer racing transmission. However, the production vehicle will have a 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transaxle gearbox, which is far more reasonable on the main road. Its frenzied power paired with its race-inspired transmission are sure to cause a scene. Additionally, one should see improvements on the straight-line speed as it cuts around corners.

New Aerodynamics And Upgrades

It’s more than clear that the Z06 will get a brand new aerodynamic package, also encompassing active aerodynamics. Not long ago, spy shots were able to catch a glimpse of the new prototypes, which flaunted an immense rear wing, sparking a bit of nostalgia of the Koenigsegg Agera R. It’s been rumored that the wing will be a standard feature, but there is some speculation that it will be apart of the Z07 package. There is also an expectation that two extra packages will be involved and with airflow that is far more intense.

Tires That Never Tire With Their Grip

In order to deliver the utmost power while heightening its grip as it cuts through corners, it’s important that the new Z06 has some tires that are quite clingy on the pavement. There have also been some reports that the brand is making use of  Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires, which is sure to achieve the desired result. The Michelin will be wrapped around the 20-inch front wheels, while larger 21-inch wheels are mounted on the back. Furthermore, there is talk that there will be available. light-weight, carbon-fiber wheels.

Significant Upgrades For Motor

The C8 has already proven itself to be content and efficient, especially with its -dynamic- chassis, which aids in its strong grip. Some sources are saying that the Magnetic Ride Control system will be switched out for a version of General Motors Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSV) system. Even now, it’s being used in different performance models by GM, and has been put to work in motorsport applications. Additionally, brakes will be the center focus, and will probably sport comparisons to the C7 Z06’s ceramic-matrix system.

Super Speedy Performance

Another anticipated feature of the C8 Corvette is overall a faster performance, specifically an even faster rate than 2.8 seconds during its 0-60 mph run. Moreover, with more improvements being made like with air being used to push the car down, a refined suspicion, stronger brakes, and a flat-plane crank engine, it is probable that the new vehicle will turn out with an unmatched level of execution.

Interior

The C8 won’t shy too far away from its Z06 origins with its two-seat and track-centered materials. The cabin will also rock some badging and minimal but strategic accenting. Other materials that will be used include leather, real metal, a likeness of suede, and stitched headliner. It will also come with a removable roof that fits in the Corvette’s trunk. Buyers who choose to upgrade to the 3LT package will be gifted with premium-like materials like sewn leather on many interior surfaces, including carbon-fiber trim.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Setbacks came as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the company was forced to cut down its scheduled production year for its 2021 model.  There is a likelihood that the new model will not arrive until 2022, and when that time comes, be sure to make your purchase at Miami Lakes Chevrolet.

Those who are interested in this vehicle can simply chat with an online representative for further information. Also, feel free to also check out other great models at our dealership, such as the Silverado or Tahoe, until you find something that suits you best!

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General Motors and Chevrolet’s EV Plans Continue To Grow

By bradr | Posted in Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers, Uncategorized on Friday, July 31st, 2020 at 12:19 PM
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General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra addresses the gathering Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at an event detailing GM’s electric vehicle technologies and upcoming products in the Design Dome on the GM Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)

Chevrolet has given serious thought to gain an advantage on the competition in the electric vehicle market. Electric Vehicles (EV) are the way of the future and the parent company of Chevrolet, General Motors, has come out and revealed some of their plans. The goal for GM is to offer 20 EVs by 2023. Included in those 20 vehicles will be some impressive Chevrolet vehicles. General Motors is putting a great deal of focus into a new modular EV architecture known as Ultium. While the details are limited currently, we have done the research about where Chevrolet is going to take its electric vehicle capabilities in this decade.

A New Platform Will Advance the Appeal of EVs

The brand new platform GM is creating will allow GM electric vehicles to provide a remarkable 400-mile driving range and fast 0-60 speeds. Not just fast speeds, mind-blowingly fast speeds including a 0-60 time of just under three seconds. Front-wheel-drive, real-wheel-drive, and all-wheel drive options are also expected to be available within this new platform. This move will definitely work to excite buyers and drive interest in EVs. For a long time, EVs had a stigma of being slow and an owner wouldn’t see any returns on their investments unless they kept their EV for around a decade; that won’t be the case any longer.

Chevrolet’s EV Plans Going Forward

Chevrolet is going to be putting into action this platform with a new Chevrolet pickup with a range of more than 400 miles expected to accompany the EV pickup. Of course, Chevy was the brand that first launched GM’s debut EV. Updates are coming to the Chevy Bolt with the idea of the Bolt becoming a new SUV. This is an exciting idea for Chevrolet and along with that, there will be another mid-size SUV that will gain the EV treatment as well. All of these vehicles might use the new Ultium platform. The Ultium platform will also offer a remarkable battery life for drivers to enjoy. Everything is tied to the hopes the American car buyer will join the growing industry of EVs.

“Our team accepted the challenge to transform product development at GM and position our company for an all-electric future. What we have done is build a multi-brand, multi-segment EV strategy with economies of scale that rival our full-size truck business with much less complexity and even more flexibility,” said Mary Barra, GM chairman and CEO.

Share Your Excitement With Everyone

The feeling of driving a new vehicle is close by for many of our readers. We’re here to help our customers and thrilled to offer so many options. Looking for a new vehicle to buy or lease? Take a look at our new vehicle inventory or our quality pre-owned vehicles. We can help sell your current vehicle or bring it back to life like new with an online service appointment to our service center. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work.

We’re here to help with any financial help, needs, or suggestions to help make paying for a vehicle easier. Stop by today and see what we can do for you today at Miami Lakes Automall!

What It’s Like To Drive The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Trailblazer on Thursday, July 30th, 2020 at 2:30 PM

 

Slowly but surely, the popularity of sedans and coupes have seen a steep decline in North American sales, particularly in favor of small crossover SUVs. These days automakers are putting a heavy emphasis on all-inclusive features like advanced infotainment and safety features, ample space for both passengers and cargo, and overall good mileage. According to Forbes, some compacts prove to be “as dull as dishwater”, so with the resurgence of Chevrolet’s 2021 Trailblazer, one can only wonder if it can stand out in the automotive market. The brand is already known for its heavy emphasis on SUVs and trucks, such as with its favored Colorado and Traverse. Luckily, it already wins some cool points for its incredibly low starting price of just roughly $20,000, (plus destination fee).

The latest Trailblazer is available in five trims levels: The budget-friendly L, the more indulgent-friendly LS and LT, the slightly posh RS, and somewhat off-road adept ACTIV. When driving you’ll find the subcompact to be quite comfortable in all versions. 

It looks quite comparable to that of the larger Blazer, especially with Chevy’s familiar dual-port grille squeezing between the front headlights, as well as its sleek and trim roofline, and a couple of creases along the sides that add to its intense appearance. The liftgate in the back includes taillights that slightly wrap around and hands-free functionality. 

The interior provides the spaciousness and comfort that is expected of a modern SUV. There’s also plenty of legroom roomy for your long-legged friends. The dashboard has a clean and simple layout, as well as parts of the cabin, though the RS trims are a bit more upscale with its black and faux detailing. The gauges are large and well within reach.

The amount of storage areas across the cabin is nothing short of plentiful, such as with the glovebox, two cubbies by the center console, a bin underneath the armrest. Cargo space in the backseat is a roomy 25.3 cubic-feet and stretches to an impressive 54.3 cubic feet when the 60/40 split rear seatbacks are folded flat. Similarly, the front passenger can fold to house 8.5 feet worth of extra items.

The 2021 Trailblazer is powered by a standard with a 1.2-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine in the L, LS, and LT trim, it’s also allied with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). This turbocharged engine possesses a bit of spunk even though it only has 137 horsepower (137 lb-ft torque). 

On the RS and ACTIV trims (optional on the LT) is the 1.3-liter turbo engine. It pushes out 155 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. Of course, this engine shows itself to be much livelier. The 9-speed automatic transmission on the AWD models also puts even more pep in this Chevy truck’s step. 

The Trailblazer handles tough road patches like a pro, especially when on curved highway ramps. The ride is delightfully smooth no matter what type of terrain one might encounter. Of course, the ACTIV trim will fair much better with its higher ground clearance, accompanied underbody protection, and special tires and suspension made for improving performance and overall ride quality. 

Interestingly enough, as opposed to most SUVs, the Trailblazer’s available all-wheel-drive system necessitates the driver to operate it through a center-console button. The company claims that this method aids the car in maintaining better fuel economy, however, some car bloggers have noted that an automatic system can respond much more effectively to quickly varying road conditions.

Furthermore, the new Trailblazer offers a great deal of technological amenities such as SiriusXM 360L streaming capability, a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, the connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Bluetooth. Optional features include a Bose audio system and a wireless charging pad. On the more external side, optional features include a panoramic sunroof and LED headlights.

Chevy hasn’t forgotten about your safety tech, as it comes with standard driver-assist features like forward collision alert, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, auto high beams, and lane departure warning with lane-keep assist. Optional features are adaptive cruise control, blind-spot warning, and rear cross-traffic alert systems are optional.

No matter what version of the 2021 Trailblazer that you decide on will certainly provide excellent performance and overall experience. For those who are looking are a bit budget-conscious, the base L would be ideal ($19,995). For those who are looking for a more off-road experience will enjoy the ACTIV ($26,395). 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet is currently selling the latest Trailblazer in nearly all different versions for just around $25,000, (plus destination fee). Those who are interested in this vehicle or any of our other Chevrolet can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative virtually for further assistance. 

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Chevrolet Is Developing A New EV Pickup Truck

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 2:30 PM
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GM has unveiled its future electric vehicle plans in its 10th sustainability report, and one of the most striking projects is Chevrolet’s BET Truck. This will be Chevy’s first full-size electric pickup truck and General Motors has listed its electric-mile range to surpass 400 miles. Unfortunately, that’s all General Motors has revealed about its plans. Some have speculated that the Silverado has the chance to be the first pickup that gains the electric capacity or a brand new model. Not that the Silverado needs any more support to surpass the competition. The lofty goals are taken very seriously by GM, as even the president of GM, Mark Reuss has revealed he drives a Chevrolet Bolt to commute to work. When looking into the plans for Chevrolet, the goal is determined straight from the top. 

Chevrolet Investments Are Set

The early reports had Chevrolet introducing the new EV pickup truck by 2021, but this might be pushed back since the global Coronavirus pandemic has continued longer than expected. General Motors has actually proposed 20 electric vehicles will be produced and on the road by 2023. The pledge by GM included nearly an entire lineup of EVs by 2030. The $2.2 billion investment will see GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant turning into the first assembly plant solely focused on EVs. Chevrolet will also make new EV vehicles and keep some of the gasoline models for the near future, but across the board, this won’t be the case for long. While there hasn’t been an electric vehicle made since the Bolt in 2016, this upcoming decade will see the production of EVs starting with this new pickup EV. The growth of EV will take place globally for GM by 2040. Another goal is ensuring the recycling of 100 percent of end-of-life EV batteries.

General Motors Leads the EV Way

The goal for Chevrolet is not only to add its first-ever electric pickup, but to add a mid-sized electric SUV and a possibly a new look to the Chevrolet Bolt, converting the famed electric car into an SUV or crossover design. General Motors will also work to add three-row luxury electric SUVs. Through their GMC and Cadillac brands, expect GM to add other EV models, including an electric Hummer, but the large focus remains on the Chevrolet brand to lead the way for GM.

“The past several months have been difficult and our world has changed. As we move through the world in a new way, GM is as determined as ever to create solutions that lead to a better future for all. GM remains focused on delivering on our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion while becoming the most inclusive company in the world,” -CEO Mary Barra

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at an incredible price. Our friendly sales team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a fantastic selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. For any repair or service needs, please make an online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida. We can’t wait to get started to help you. 

Chevrolet Gets J.D. Power’s Stamp Of Approval For 2020

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 at 1:20 PM

 

General Motors Top-Ranking Brand

Racecar driver Louis Chevrolet surely couldn’t have imagined how much of a powerhouse that his famous automobile company would turn out to be, especially with its most recent honor. The century-old brand was recently ranked amid the top companies for customer loyalty by J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Automotive Brand Study.

The data from the renowned J.D. Power states that roughly 49.1 percent of all Chevrolet owners end up purchasing another vehicle by the brand once a new vehicle has been released into the market. The ability to preserve their customer base puts Chevrolet in seventh place amid all non-premium brands in the automobile industry and third within American brands, also peeping just before Ford with 54.3 percent and Ram with 57.3 percent.

Other companies from Chevy’s parent company General Motors were also ranked on J.D’s list,  such as GMC ranking 13 from its 39 percentage and Buick tailing behind at 14 with a 27.5 percentage. Additionally, Cadillac was ranked separately as a luxury brand and placed tenth in its segment with 33.8 percent. Overall, Chevrolet was the top-ranking brand of Chevrolet Motors in the J.D. study.

In the second year of the J.D. Power Brand Loyalty study, it places automotive brands subject to the percentage of owners that swap out their vehicle with another car from that same brand. The data for the study was collected between June 2019 and May 2020, it also includes data for all model-year vehicles that were exchanged. This denotes that owners who purchased a significantly older Chevy vehicle, for instance, and replaced it by buying a new Chevy car from a dealership were counted towards the customer retention total.

Tyson Jominy, J.D. Power’s vice president of data and analytics, said that automakers will be eager to keep their existing base, particularly in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Many automobile manufacturers have been forced to slow down their production and refigure how to go about promoting new vehicles since buyers more than likely will have to be a bit stingy with their money for a while.

“Automakers are really focused on customer retention, as evidenced by the payment plans and incentives they’ve offered since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out,” said Jominy. “Many have gone above and beyond to offer customers financial assistance during a period of economic uncertainty, which does a lot to bolster consumer confidence in their chosen brand and repurchase it in the future,” 

Chevrolet and General Motors have already offered a considerable amount of incentives for its customers, American frontline health workers, and even those affected by the disease. Around the month of May, General Motors transformed its Warren, MI, establishment to create needful surgical-grade face masks for healthcare workers.

For Chevrolet’s customers, the company offered the “Shop. Click. Drive.” program as a means to purchase a new vehicle online and have it delivered to their residence. Additionally, special payment plans and other financing services were offered, especially to those who either fell ill to the virus or were experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic.

Miami Lakes Automall

Those who are interested in a new vehicle will certainly find a friend in the Chevrolet brand and Miami Lakes Automall carries an extensive range of their vehicles in our new car inventory. Simply shop our extensive new and used car inventory and take advantage of all that we have to offer and once you find something to your liking, chat with an online representative for further assistance.

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Chevrolet Surpasses Ram In Pickup Sales

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership on Friday, July 17th, 2020 at 3:24 PM
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2020 has not been a banner year for automotive sales, but the Chevrolet Silverado has rebounded quite well from last year. The Chevrolet brand has finished second to XYZ so far through the first two quarters of 2020. Chevrolet sold a grand total of 267,166 Silverado pickups from January through June this year. The light-duty Silverado was more popular over the heavy-duty models, with over 200,000 of those sales going to the light-duty variant. Surprisingly, the Silverado saw higher sales in some parts of the United States when compared to the same stretch in 2019. Let’s talk about the plans for Chevrolet given its growth so far this year.

Breaking Down the Numbers of the Silverado Sales

The good news for the Chevy brand is its rival brand Ram saw an 18 percent decline over the first six months of 2020. Ram sold 246,253 pickups, exactly 20,913 models less than Chevrolet. This would not be a surprise to Silverado owners. Even Ford has seen an 18 percent drop from last year. That news is definitely a shock as Ford just introduced its 14th generation Ford F-150 model. But, the growth of the Chevrolet Silverado might see new peaks and sustaining its popularity going into the future. 

Chevy Expands Safety Features Across All Vehicles

Where will Chevrolet take the Silverado for the 2021 model year and beyond? The interior is rumored to gain an update with a mid-cycle enhancement and refresh coming to the full-size pickup. The safety features will see enhancements including standard features across all trims. Chevrolet lists these features as Active Safety features that include Automatic Emergency Braking, Front Pedestrian Braking, Forward Collision Alert. 

Further down the line, some reports suggest the 2022 Silverado might gain the same center stack as the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban offer. Chevrolet is planning to expand its safety features across the board of its lineup, including the 2021 Malibu. While we wait for the news to break regarding the 2021 Silverado debuting at dealerships, we have plenty of new 2020 Silverado models ready to go at Miami Lakes Automall.

See For Yourself the Latest Chevrolet Line-up

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive in the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado. Our professional sales staff will help go over any of the questions you have before you make your choice. Our lineup of new vehicles and high-quality pre-owned vehicles is second to none at Miami Lakes Automall. We’re excited to help our customers with any buying, leasing, or selling needs today.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our financing department can help out with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t made a purchase with us before. We look forward to supporting you and your automotive needs together.

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Revamps Apple CarPlay and Includes Other New Features

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 9:57 AM

 

Revamped 2021 Corvette 

In 2019, Chevrolet revealed its highly-awaited mid-engine Corvette Stingray. It came well supplied with highly advanced technology such as wireless phone charging, NFC (Near Field Communication), backing for over-the-air updates and a 1080p Performance Data Recorder. Setbacks came as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the company was forced to cut down its scheduled production year for its 2020 model, but Chevrolet recently announced that the 2020 version will receive updates.

Although the price and its highly energetic 6.2 L V8 engine will stay the same, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard features. This “driver-centric cockpit” includes an instrument cluster that is fully digital and has a brand new driver mode on-screen as well as a track digital tachometer.

More exciting infotainment features that are included are Chevrolet’s Infotainment 3 Plus system, with an 8.0-inch touchscreen and Bluetooth audio streaming, as well as a 4G LTE mobile hotspot. Car review site, Car and Driver reported the system to be user-friendly and has a fast response to commands. It also comes with key safety features like Available blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

In 2019, the company also implemented a Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 suspension system useful for adjusting for potholes and/or slanted driveways. This feature is now available as a standalone option regardless of whether or not one opts for the Z51 performance package. Car website, Autoblog broke down some of the new upcoming options arriving later this year, such as different choices in color and General Motors’ Buckle to Drive system that inactivates the car if the driver does not fasten his or her seat belt.

On a cosmetic stance, an all-new Full Length Dual Racing Stripe is now available, specifically with blue, orange, red, or yellow stripes. There is also a new gray and yellow color arrangement that has been added onto the list of options.

Furthermore, the latest Corvette model will keep its two-seat layout, but the interior is moved up a bit in order to house the mid-mounted engine. The cabin is lined with materials like leather, actual metal, and replica suede as well as a stitched headliner. Like the previous Corvettes, it will also include a removable roof, which fits in the vehicle’s trunk. Those who upgrade to the 3LT package are granted with premium-like materials like sewn leather on many interior surfaces, including carbon-fiber trim. 

Lastly, the 2021 Corvette offers two cargo areas, one in front of the passenger compartment and the other behind the engine, providing a total of 13 cubic feet of storage space. The company states that the car can fit two sets of golf clubs in the rear compartment when they are assembled on top of each other.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Our dealership has a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet company, and will soon include the mighty 2021 Chevrolet Corvette. Those who are interested in this vehicle can call our sales department at (305) 575-2895 or simply chat with an online representative for further information. Feel free to also check out other great models at Miami Lakes Chevrolet, such as the Silverado or Tahoe, until you find something that suits you best!

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General Motors Presents A Special Corvette Mini-Me To New Owners

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Friday, July 10th, 2020 at 3:46 PM

 

Corvette Owners New Gifts and Prizes

At long last, the wait for the C8 Corvette has come to an end. Chevrolet enthusiasts are hurrying their way to dealerships in hopes of snagging the next great American supercar in recent history. Both journalists and supporters have commenced the newest Corvette for its top-notch performance, superb handling, and ultimately its knockout appearance. Considering much that the C8 is a mid-engined vehicle is simply the icing on the cake, and can you get any better than that?

It appears that the Chevy family thinks that buying their latest sports car has isn’t enough, as they have found a way for shoppers to have a more individualized car buying experience. They’ve already brought in a Corvette expert at chosen dealerships of the brand, and now they’re presenting new Corvette owners with a free “Speed Shape Model” that parallels with the selected design of the buyers new C8, which is much better than a lame poster.

The traditionally truck-focused company previously offered their thanks to new Corvette owners with gifts like a special letter or the conventional teen-dream poster, but now the brand is making great strides to upgrade this experience by presenting its customers with a scale model of their particular car, painted in the same exact shade as their chosen model. Writer at Corvette Blogger, Jeremy Welborn conveys them as being “larger than the traditional 1:25 promotional models and a lot heavier as well.” Not to mention they look pretty cool too!

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The buyer will find this gift presented in a small black box. The miniature Corvettes include a small badge placed on the front of the model and comes with an engraving of the owner’s VIN number.

The GM goodies don’t just stop at the personalized C8 models, the company also includes in the package a discount coupon for the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain. This coupon allows Corvette owners for the year to undertake a two-day high-performance driver education seminar at Spring Mountain for just $1,000, which saves possible attendees over $2,000. Seems reasonable enough, besides, one would surely want to make certain that they don’t destroy their new hot rod.

It is unclear whether or not the company is planning to continue this new venture for models succeeding the C8. However, we are early waiting on the arrival of the actual 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8, as well as the powerful 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which will have active aerodynamics and a flat-plane crankshaft on its 5.5-liter V8 engine.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Our dealership has a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet company, and will soon include the mighty 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8. Those who are interested in this vehicle can call our sales department at (305) 575-2895 or simply chat with an online representative for further information. Feel free to also check out other great models at Miami Lakes Chevrolet, such as the Silverado or Tahoe, until you find something that suits you best!

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2021 Chevrolet Malibu Gains New Special Edition, Safety Features

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy on Friday, July 10th, 2020 at 10:58 AM

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In the automotive landscape, the sedan is a vanishing segment – lingering as a surge of demand has arisen for both trucks and SUVs. However, General Motors has not stopped making new sedan vehicles. The automaker is doing everything in its power to keep selling cars like the Chevrolet Malibu. The Malibu is currently at its ninth-generation. The Malibu is expanding with a new spec as it enters its sixth year on the market with a new 2021 Sport Edition package. There is some speculation the Chevrolet Malibu might eventually be made into a new crossover SUV at some point. The Chevrolet Impala was discontinued, so if the Malibu doesn’t change, it might be discontinued. Chevrolet is also incorporating new safety features to help address ongoing issues. 

More on the Malibu Special Edition

Drivers who opt for the Sport Edition will gain a black nameplate badge, black bowtie emblems, and black-painted alloy wheels including 19 inches in diameter, encased in 245-section all-season tires. The Sport Edition is based on the LT trim level, a slight downgrade from Premier trim. Chevrolet has added a Jet Black exterior paint option More is expected to package, the Malibu is also set to get a couple of other fresh changes for 2021. Namely, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are going wireless, where before a USB cable connection was required, and a newly available safety feature has been added to all Malibu models to inspire seat belt use.

New “Buckle To Drive” Feature

The new safety feature, entitled “Buckle to Drive”, will eventually find its way into multiple General Motor vehicles. So far it has been added to the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse. This system works to help drivers ensure that are securely fastened with their seatbelt. In fact, the driver can not shift out of park until the car recognizes that their seat belt has been fastened. This is an available feature, should an owner not want to include this new addition, but GM will be moving this safety precaution as a feature to more vehicles. The system was designed for teen drivers and won’t allow the car to go into gear unless the driver’s seatbelt is buckled. GM also has another safety feature called Rear Seat Reminder, which alerts the driver to check the back seat once the ignition is turned off if the rear doors were opened sometime during the trip.

“Buckle to Drive is Chevrolet’s latest feature designed to encourage young drivers to develop safe driving habits right from the start. Buckle to Drive is embedded in Chevrolet’s Teen Driver system and is aimed at helping remind teens to buckle up every time they get behind the wheel,” said Tricia Morrow, Chevrolet safety engineer. 

More Safety Features Coming

GM has also introduced a new Rear Seat Reminder safety feature. This is an important feature that can be used to help drivers with small pets or babies, as many times there have been accidents where an owner forgets to check the vehicle. Eventually, the U.S. Congress might make car child alerts mandatory in all new vehicles. The bill being proposed by Congress would expect the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to address new laws for automakers early this decade. These laws would define “a distinct auditory and visual alert” to caution drivers to check their back seat when leaving a car. For our readers, let us know what you think on social media

Drive New Chevy Vehicles With Our Help

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where our friendly team is excited to show off our entire new Chevrolet lineup, including the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu. We can help with any selling, buying or leasing offers. Have a trade-in for us? We can help with that as well.

Do you currently have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs.  Don’t wait any longer to fix up your car. We look forward to providing an entire automotive experience. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall today!

 

2021 Chevrolet Colorado Has All the “Wow” Options That Customers Crave

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at 3:17 PM
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Chevrolet has made some changes to its upcoming mid-size pickup, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado. The 2021 model year will launch with a brand new Custom Special Edition as well as other goodies Chevrolet fans have waited for. Along with this special edition is an array of Colorado options including an enhanced ZR2, the return of the ZR2 Bison, and the addition of the 2.8-liter turbodiesel inline-4 engine. All Chevy Colorado trims have noticeable cosmetic upgrades to the front and rear, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen is standard on all but the base WT trim. The nameplate came back in 2015, but the Chevy Colorado is helped by this refresh to go up against the growing mid-size truck segment that includes the Ford Ranger, Jeep Gladiator, and a refreshed Toyota Tacoma.  

More About the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet has added “Chevrolet” lettering instead of the bowtie over the grille across all four trims. The bowties will be updated to match the bigger grilles where the “Chevrolet” lettering is present. A new Sand Dune Metallic paint will be available on all Z trims.

As Chevy pledges a wider differentiation between trims, the WT, LT, and Z71 trims all have gotten some tweaks. Owners will spot new center bars, lower bumpers, and added for protection are front skid plates. The Custom trim available on the base WT adds body-color grille, mirrors, door handles, and rear bumper, as well as 18-inch aluminum wheels. Owners can opt for a newly introduced Chrome Appearance Package available for the LT model. This will fit the Chevy Colorado with chrome across the grille, door handles, rear bumper, belt-line molding, and on the heated manual-folding side mirrors, although the pricing for this package hasn’t been listed. 

ZR-2 Gains the Most Enhancements

The ZR2 off-road variant has added more than any other trim.  The first way to tell is from the front, regarding the high mesh grille.  Along with the “Chevrolet” bar branded across the middle, drivers will spot the lower fascia is more extensive and smooth with the upper bumper. This trim also brings standard red tow hooks in the front. 

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado offers owners with three powertrain options, including a 200 horsepower 2.5-Liter 4-cylinder, a 308 horsepower 3.6-Liter V6, and a 181 horsepower, 2.8-Liter turbodiesel inline-4 that produces 369 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Colorado can be fitted with an extended cab or crew cab in rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. There is some more good news coming into 2020 as the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is set to go on sale by the end of summer. Thinking about getting a new mid-size pickup and want to experience a test-drive or see new options? 

Come To Miami Lakes Automall To Get Started

Searching for the right pickup option? We have a ton of brand new Chevrolet vehicles and new 2020 Chevrolet Colorado trucks. Come find a wide variety of quality pre-owned vehicles as well. If you’re looking for pricing options to take home what you want, our auto financing team is here to help. If you want to sell or trade-in your current vehicle, we’re here to help with those needs as well.

We are ready to provide automotive service and support, doesn’t matter if you didn’t buy with us. Allow us to fix up your current ride with a simple online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Miami Lakes Automall is located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida. We are here to help out with any of your automotive needs!

 

The Seemingly Meek Chevrolet Sonic Shows Up Every Vehicle In The J.D Power Initial Quality Study

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 10:44 AM

 

The popular American-based data analytics company and car reviewer, J.D. Power revealed the results of its yearly Initial Quality Study last week (July, 24), which places vehicles on a standing drew upon the number of reported issues that were experienced in the first 90 days on ownership.

According to the prestigious study, General Motors faired well and had most of its brands perform above average. Furthermore, a vehicle from the company had a more preferable performance in the study than any other vehicle that is presently on sale, however, it wasn’t one of General Motors more well-known models like the Chevy Silverado or Tahoe, but in fact the more humble subcompact car, the Chevrolet Sonic.

Buyers of the Chevrolet Sonic only reported 103 issues per 100 vehicles in the 2020 Initial Quality Study, this makes it not just the best inexpensive compact car for initial quality, but the most advantageous vehicle overall. More often than not, newly released vehicles are rated a bit harshly for its initial quality, especially since they are more inclined to experience minor defects as a result of their new features and design. However, the most recent Chevy Sonic has been in production since 2011 and released as a 2012 model, with almost a decade under its belt, it’s quite plausible that General Motors did away of most of the defects over that period of time. 

Moreover, vehicles like the non-deluxe Chevrolet Sonic have the upper hand over premium models such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, particularly, since these types of models usually have standard technology that is constantly changing for the sake of modernization and they are very susceptible to defects and other technological problems. The only deluxe brands that had a better performance in the study were Genesis, Lexus and Cadillac.

It’s also important to note that the Chevrolet Sonic performed better than the expectations of its own brand, in which it underwent an average of 141 problems per 100 vehicles. This incredible performance placed the small compact third in the study, along with other brands behind it, specifically Dodge and Kia, which deadlocked with 136 problems per 100 vehicles. The top brands encompassed the Ram, Genesis, Mitsubishi, Buick, GMC, Volkswagen and Hyundai.

“This success is the result of a focused effort across the entire GM enterprise from design to product development, manufacturing, Customer Care and Aftersales, sales, service and marketing, our dealers and others,” said GM’s vice president of global quality, Tony Francavilla. “We celebrate these wins and will remain focused on delivering quality vehicles for our customers.”

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Now that you know the Chevrolet Sonic is J.D Power approved, why not buy one and for an incredibly inexpensive price of about $20,000, (plus destination fee) at Miami Lakes Automall? We sell a ride range of inexpensive vehicles from Chevrolet and many other brands. Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory. Once you find something that feeds your fancy, simply chat with one of our representatives through our virtual chat for further assistance.

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All-New 2020 Chevrolet Menlo EV Debuts In China

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Uncategorized on Friday, June 26th, 2020 at 3:50 PM
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Earlier in 2020, the introduction of the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Menlo EV began in China, becoming a new engaging option that is exclusive currently to China. This a compact-size SUV that is a fully battery-electric. Customers in China will be able to drive the Menlo EV and enjoy one of its cool cargo features in the following GM Authority Feature Spotlight. The feature in question is found in the Chevrolet Menlo EV’s sizable rear hatch. Underneath the rear hatch cargo floor, there’s a segmented tray, which can easily hold several different items safely and be protected. Chevrolet has made better use of the space offered in the interior with the Menlo EV.

2020 Chevrolet Menlo EV Arrives

While the 2020 Chevrolet Menlo EV has arrived, it is currently exclusive to the Chinese market. It was developed in a joint venture between General Motors and China’s SAIC, also known as SAIC-GM. There are currently no plans to make the all-electric crossover available outside of China. The Chevrolet Menlo EV gains its sports an exterior design from the 2017 Chevrolet FNR-X Concept. The crossover seats five passengers and drives on a regional variant of the GM BEV2 platform. The GM BEV2 platform also contributed to the underpinnings for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. What has Chevrolet introduced 

More On the EV Powertrain 

Looking into the powertrain of the Menlo, the EV crossover contains a single electric motor, which pumps out 148 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The engine receives its power with a 52.5 kWh battery pack that supplies as much as 256 miles on a single charge, based on the New European Driving Cycle criteria. With General Motors ramping up its all-electric vehicle efforts in a major way over the next few years, we may see similar storage accommodation on models intended for the U.S. as well. While we wait for the Chevrolet Menlo EV to come out, reach out to us and let us know what you think on social media. As always, for all things Chevrolet, check out Miami Lakes Automall to find and drive the best Chevy vehicles around.

Drive New Chevy Vehicles With Our Help

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where our friendly team is excited to show off our entire new Chevrolet lineup. We take pride in providing a large variety of quality pre-owned vehicles. We can help with any selling, buying or leasing offers, and more. Have a trade-in for us? We can assist with making that happen as well. 

Do you currently have a vehicle that isn’t running like it used to? Make an online service appointment and we will do our part to get your vehicle on the road. We’re happy to offer our help with car maintenance and repairs.  Don’t wait any longer to fix up your car. We look forward to providing an entire automotive experience. Find all that and more at Miami Lakes Automall now!

 

Chevrolet’s Ultimate Playlist

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado on Sunday, June 21st, 2020 at 9:26 AM

 

The Chevrolet brand has been an ultimate powerhouse automotive brand for over 100 years and undoubtedly has had quite an impact on the industry. Ways that one might not expect that the truck-focused company has had an impact is in pop culture, specifically in the music industry. Singers like Elton John, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift and more have all gained some level of influence in their songwriting from Chevrolet in one way or another.

Miami Lakes Automall is joining in on the fun to jubilate World Music Day…only a day later. Our writers have compiled a list for you to enjoy on your summer vacation of the most iconic Chevy inspired songs. Rock out to Chevrolet’s Ultimate Playlist!

American Pie by Don McLean

“So bye-bye, Miss American Pie, drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry.” 

This 1971 rock and roll classic sung by Don McLean became a massive success and stayed on the charts in North America for four weeks and also dominated the list in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It was also notable for the frequently mentioned phrase “The Day The Music Died”, in reference to the plane crash of 1959 that killed legendary performers Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens. 

Crocodile Rock by Elton John

This 1972 song simply embodies the rock ‘n’ roll, dating and youthful independence of that era. It was a pre-single for upcoming album Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player. The musical genius gives Chevy a shoutout with his lyric “an old gold Chevy and a place of my own.”

Little Red Corvette by Prince

Funk-rock God, Prince released his mega-hit single, Little Red Corvette in 1983 and became the most popular song of that time, as well as his first song to reach the top 10 in the North American charts. In 2016, Chevy issued a print ad with its famous sports car and with a caption of Prince’s lyrics “Baby that was much too fast”

The One I Loved Back Then by George Jones

Country legend George Jones also showed love to “America’s Sports Car” and sang this 1985 and also dubbed it “The Corvette Song”. In the song, Jones compares the similarities between fast Corvettes and beautiful women.

99 In the Shade by Bon Jovi

In 1999 In the Shade was produced by double-platinum selling rock band, Bon Jovi in 1988, with a feel-good summertime vibe and energetic tempo. The song includes the lyrics “I got the radio blasting in my old man’s Chevrolet.”

Mud On The Tires by Brad Paisley

Country music singer Brad Paisley wrote this song in 2004, in which he sings about at long last getting a loan in order to buy a spanky new Chevrolet, “I’ve got some big news, I’m holdin’ the keys to a brand-new Chevrolet…”

Camaro by Kings of Leon

American band, Kings of Leon rocked the house in 2007 with its Camaro song, with the lyric “She looks so cool in her new Camaro.” The Chevrolet Camero is another popular sports car by the company and highly sought after during its 36-year reign.

Tim McGraw by Taylor Swift

The once country-music sensation turned mega pop star Taylor Swift wrote her first single naming it after country music legend Tim McGraw in 2006. She also gave a shout out to one of Chevy’s pick up trucks with the verse “Just a boy in a Chevy truck, That had a tendency of gettin’ stuck”

Red Camaro by Rascal Flatts

“I saw a red Camaro today

And I did a double take

I thought I saw her face”

Country music group pays homage to the lovable Camero in 2010 as apart of the band’s seventh studio album dubbed “Nothing Like This”. Although it wasn’t the most popular song on the record, the album ended up going platinum, and we’d like to think it had a little help from the Chevy brand.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Looking for a cool pickup to listen to your favorite Chevy tunes? Look no further than the strong and hefty 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, this all-time classic is very capable of lifting large loads as it can tow up to 13,400 lbs. The Silverado also provides plenty of safety options and a comfortable ride. Those who are interested in any of our Chevy models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative virtually for further assistance.

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Upcoming 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Gains New Air Suspension System

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Uncategorized on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at 4:36 PM
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Tahoe Miami Lakes Automall

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The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe was made by engineers to offer customers more than the Tahoe ever has before. There was a reason to build the next-generation Tahoe to be a fully versatile SUV; that’s what the market expects today. One thing that many customers want is the ability to offer guests comfort, but the flexibility to provide more than lots of space. The goal by Chevrolet was to push the boundaries to present drivers with the ability to take the Tahoe off traditional roads and give the owners of the vehicle more. This is how the new Air Ride Adaptive Suspension option, which is available on High Country and Z71 trim levels, came to be.

More On the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

Now, we’re getting a look at how the 2021 Tahoe air suspension works in a new video made by Chevrolet, showing off the all-new Tahoe. Readers can learn about the process the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe undergoes to help make the air suspension work properly. There are exactly four modes that are offered with the 2021 Tahoe air suspension system. Owners have the choice to modify the vehicle ride height to fit the conditions, with a maximum raise up to four inches. The system is officially known as Air Ride Adaptive Suspension.

The Maximum Ground Clearance setting lifts the new Chevrolet Tahoe to assist and navigate any trails without issue, quickly raising the vehicle with the simple turn of a knob. Allowing the vehicle to go down to normal ride height is quite simple with a turn of the knob, and the suspension will go back down to the standard ride height. Drivers are able to enjoy their vehicle more so than ever before with the convenience of air suspension. Adapting to new trails easily will make driving easier.

Further Features of the Air Suspension

Drivers gain the perks of the 2021 Tahoe air suspension that will adjust the ride height on the highway to improve fuel efficiency. Owners can raise the suspension to make it easier to properly align with a trailer hitch, or lower the suspension if needed. The automatic suspension features automatic load leveling at all four corners. The engineers really did their part to allow the technology to provide drivers with an easy way to adapt to driving. The all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe is built on the GM T1 vehicle architecture and includes a brand new independent multilink rear suspension design. The 2021 Tahoe air suspension system is not expected to be ready until late in 2020. For those that can’t wait to ride a new Chevrolet vehicle, or a pre-owned Chevrolet, we are ready to make the process an easy one.  

Share Your Excitement With Everyone

The feeling of driving a new vehicle is close by for many of our readers. We’re here to help our customers and thrilled to offer the 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe. Looking for a new option to buy or lease? Take a look at our new vehicle inventory or our quality pre-owned vehicles. We can help sell your current vehicle or bring it back to life like new with an online service appointment to our service center. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work.

We’re here to help with any financial help, needs or suggestions to help make paying for a vehicle easier. Stop by today and see what we can do for you today at Miami Lakes Automall!

6 Reasons The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Is A Revered Truck

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at 4:33 PM

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 lineup enlists in the increasing number of considerably updated, bustling trucks newly released like that of Ford and Ram. All trims are great capabilities in categories regarding towing capacity, regular serviceability and advanced tech functions.

Here are 6 Reasons The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 Are Revered Trucks!

Powerful New V-8 Engine

Chevrolet worked some sort of enchantment beneath the sheet metal of the beefier versions of the heavy-duty Silverado models. This involves a new 6.6-liter gasoline-powered V-8 engine that pushes out a complete 401 of horsepower with 464 lb-ft of torque. The engine is as quiet as a mouse during its operation, even on while zooming on the highway.

Even More Powerful Diesel Power and Torque

The V-8 gasoline engine is a pretty impressive machine in its own right, however, the Silverado’s turbo-diesel engine has far more remarkable qualities. For starters, the 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 pushes out 445 horsepower and a mind-boggling 901 lb-ft of torque. Those who are in dire need of a truck that can pull some serious weight will find a friend in this particular model, especially with the combination of the accelerator. The collaboration of the 10-speed automatic transmission allows this hefty truck to thrust 0-60 mph in just 7.4 seconds.

Ground-Breaking Towing Capability

When armed properly, the Silverado 3500 working with the turbo-diesel V-8 reaches a maximum towing capacity of 35,500 pounds, which is exponentially mightier than this model’s best towing rating. As a matter of fact, this rating is so intense, a commercial driver’s license is required in order to fulfill the Silverado’s ultimate potential on public roads.

Tech That Gives You A Sixth Sense

Strength and pure fearlessness isn’t the only thing that a Supertruck needs, its the inside that counts too, more specifically the incredible tech features that the 2500 and 3500 offers. Optional features include a 15-camera system, which makes way for drivers to see every possible angle around the truck. The infotainment system is also very user-friendly with its simple display menus and visuals.

Wonderfully Fearsome Exterior Design

These hefty 2500 and 3500 trucks are nothing short of giants on wheels. The multi-leveled front lights and enormous grille instantly grabs your attention. Out back, a new bed dubbed DuraBed is included. The HD Silverado shows off a volume of 83.5 cubic feet with its long-bed option. The corner stops are also expanded to provide ease of access. 

Standard exterior features include trailer-tow mirrors and a power-operated tailgate. 3500 HD’s that are paired with dual-rear-wheel setup help to provide the best towing.

Perfectly Made For Individual Needs

As with many pickups, the monster Silverado’s are made with a variety of different options for designs and layouts regarding the length of the cab, cargo bed size, the choice for the engine, and posh features. The starting price is around $36,000, (plus destination fee) for a rear-wheel-drive on the regular cab 2500, which also has a long-bed arrangement. Prices can easily push past $70,000 on the more lavish High Country trim with an all-wheel-drive and optional diesel engine. When it comes to selecting any car, especially a truck, choices definitely matter, and Chevrolet company offers more a few.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Those who are looking for a mechanical brute to assist them with their hefty lifting, pretty much any type of 2020 Chevrolet Silverado is ideal. At Miami Lakes Automall we have a wide selection of these models ranging from a Silverado 1500 to even a massive 4500, all for great deals. Those who are interested in any of our selections can view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative virtually for further assistance.

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Take A Closer Look At the Future of the Chevrolet Malibu

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships on Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 5:09 PM
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Chevrolet is looking to make changes to its current line-up. The focus has turned from sedans to the production of more popular consumer choices. Over the years, Chevrolet has removed the Chevy Cruze and Impala with the 2019 model year being the last. The Chevrolet Sonic and Chevrolet Malibu are the only two remaining sedan options for customers. The results of this have had some effects that led to some success for the Malibu. 

The Sales Success of the Chevrolet Malibu

Among the future vehicle choices General Motors, parent company of Chevrolet, and Chevy are deciding on, the fate of the Chevy Malibu is in the air. The newest Malibu is currently in its ninth-generation and had a recent refresh just over a year ago for the 2019 model year. With the refresh, but sales have not come close to the numbers expected despite posting a 3 percent growth in the first-quarter of 2020, ahead of the 2019 first-quarter sales numbers. 

Comparing last year’s sales, which produced 34,197 vehicles sold, to 35,283 vehicles sold this year. Those numbers reflect a higher sales number than so many other vehicles in the midsize segment. The 2020 Chevy Malibu surpassed Kia, Hyundai, Mazda, and Subaru rival cars. However, compared to 2016, when the Malibu sold 227,881 units. The most recent years have not drawn numbers like that despite less competition. 

The 2023 Malibu Will Be the Last One?

Chevrolet remains committed to building new EV and AV vehicles with a focus on spending attention on those technologies. A report has come out that said another refresh was expected to come in 2023 with a new generation coming out in 2025. Now, that has possibly been changed. A rumor has also named the Chevrolet Sonic as another vehicle set to be discontinued. The United States is the last remaining market where it’s still sold, following its discontinuation around the world. Even the two vehicles that have been at the top of all sedan sales, Toyota Camry and Honda Accord have seen a dropoff in sales.  An eight-percent drop off in 2019 will be topped by an expected 15 percent drop in 2020. 

Currently, customers can drive the 2020 Chevy Malibu and find its attractive low-cost at only $22,140 MSRP (Plus destination fee). The 2020 Malibu boasts solid fuel efficiency at 29 city mpg and 36 highway mpg. Two engine types are available with a 1.5-Liter 4-Cylinder engine and a 2.0-LIter 4-Cylinder option. Curious to know more about the Malibu? We have the new 2020 Chevrolet Malibu ready for our customers to experience today.

Allow Us To Help You Drive A New Chevrolet 

Are you hoping to drive a new 2020 Chevrolet Malibu? Come drive a new one with our help at Miami Lakes Automall. We’re more than excited to help our customers and we have the right staff to make it happen. Searching for a new option to buy or lease? Take a look at our new vehicle inventory or any of our quality pre-owned vehicles. We can help sell your current vehicle or bring it back to life like new with an online service appointment to our service center. Allow our professional techs to get started on all repairs or maintenance work.

We’re here to help with any financial help, needs or suggestions to help make paying for a vehicle easier. Reach out to us and see what we can do for you today at Miami Lakes Automall.

2021 Chevrolet Suburban vs. Tahoe: Not As Similar As You Think

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership on Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 4:02 PM

 

At first glance, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe come across as your automobile version of Mary-Kate and Ashely, which in some ways they are, especially when it comes to their platform, gear, trim levels, and much more. So what makes then fraternal? First, let’s explore a bit more about what makes them similar. 

Similar Features

The two 2021 Chevy trucks both tag along with the same GM T1 type of structure, have a new multilink rear suspension and have the same powertrain lineup available, the last-mentioned comes with the 5.3L V8 L84 on lower trims and with 6.2L V8 L87 on higher trims. To get a better understanding of how incredible these engines are, the 5.3L boosts a spirted 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque, while the 6.2L pushes an even more energetic and rocket-launching power of 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

The “twins” also give shoppers the option of getting the turbodiesel 3.0L I6 LM2 Duramax. As a standard, all three engines can be paired up with the General Motors 10-speed automatic transmission for both 2021 trucks, and are offered with RWD and 4WD.

Going past the mechanics, the Suburban and Tahoe offer the exact trim levels, arranged from base to most exclusive: LS, LT, Z71, RST, Premier, and High Country; You’ll also find that equipment and options are comparable.

In terms of standard infotainment features, the dynamic duo both come with a 10-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Andriod Auto, as well as a 6-speaker audio system. Other cool gadgets the 2021 SUVs also share include premium cloth seating, tri-zone automatic climate control, remote engine start, and power front seats.

Different Features

Now let’s get into what’s fraternal. The best way to describe what makes the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe different is simply their sizes. The Suburban is pretty much a longer doppelganger of the Tahoe, its wheelbase is longer with 13.2 inches as well as its overall length with 15 inches. 

One makes the right assumption that these models have different interior specs due to their different lengths, however, they do offer pretty much the same quantity of room for passengers.

All of this extra metal will certainly transition into the available cargo room. Behind the first row, the Suburban offers an additional 22-cubic-feet of storage space, an added 20 behind the second row, and 16 behind the third row.

The additional space metal contributes to the difference in price, as the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban adds on an extra $2,700 for its identical trim level to its starting prices similar to the 2021 Tahoe.

Lastly, an infotainment feature that the Suburban keeps for itself is the GM subscription-based On Star connected services, including 4G LTE integration with built-in Wi-Fi.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

One more similarity that the 2021 Suburban and 2021 Tahoe have in common is that they haven’t been released to dealerships yet, however, Miami Lakes Automall currently has a wide selection of both SUVs at 2020 models, and in a variety of different trims.

Those who are interested in any of our new vehicles can simply view our online car inventory, once you find something that feeds your fancy, you can chat virtually with one of our representatives for further assistance.

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All-New 2021 Chevrolet Suburban Is More Spacious and Off-Road Ready

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Uncategorized on Friday, June 5th, 2020 at 12:14 PM
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For those interested in full-size SUVs, few stack up like the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Suburban. Among the options for this all-new model of the Suburban comes the Z71 trim. The rise of full-size off-road-ready vehicles in the SUV segment is the latest trend for customers. The all-new Suburban Z71 puts an end to the conversation for the greatest vehicle of this booming trend. For those who have wanted a vehicle that can seat eight guests and still handle the rigors of off-roading, there are few vehicles like the 2021 Chevy Tahoe Z71. What does this Chevy SUV provide that is unlike any other full-size large SUV? It’s one of the big boys on the road that provides more than most vehicles can. Luxurious and space with tons of options for owners, let us explain how Chevy has pulled out all the stops.  

Nothing Like A Suburban Z71

Chevrolet wanted to provide customers who opt for the Suburban with multiple strong V8 options. The high-end Z71 is built with the ability to take the roads less traveled. Friendly approach and departure angles for those that want to enjoy its 4×4 aspects were added along with its impressive power, this is a vehicle that is built for extreme travels. Complete with BF Goodrich all-terrain tires, the Suburban Z71 is ready to go where an owner wants to take it. 

Regarding engines, the Suburban Z71 comes with the option of a 5.3-Liter V8 and the robust 6.2-Liter HEMI V8. A 10-speed automatic transmission and two-speed transfer case are standard, as is Hill Descent Control, this feature is not available for the lower LT trim. Rounding out the Z71 trim are front and rear tow hooks, trim-specific styling that includes a unique grille and a host of special badging. 

More Spacious Than Ever Before

Keep in mind, the 2021 Suburban’s interior cargo space has increased by an impressive 19 percent just from last year, while total length has increased by just over one percent. Much of that can be attributed to the model’s new independent rear suspension, which is perhaps the single largest upgrade in GM’s family of new SUVs—from the Tahoe and Suburban to GMC’s Yukon range and the Cadillac Escalade. similar in style to its Chevy Tahoe cousin. That’s not to say the Tahoe is a similar perse. The Suburban Z71 holds a wheelbase that’s nearly 14 inches longer. Not to mention, there’s more space for guests in the Z71 compared to the Tahoe with its additional 16 cubic feet of additional cargo space behind the third row. For those looking to drive the upcoming, all-new 2021 Suburban Z71, it will have a starting price of $63,195 MSRP (Plus destination fee). 

Interior Perks For the Whole Family

Drivers will embrace the technology fitted in the Suburban. It’s a wonderful ride, perfect for family trips and offers 12-way power-adjustable heated and ventilated front bucket seating, available heated second-row bucket seating, 14 available charging locations, and premium stitching. The Chevrolet Infotainment System has Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot technology. The available Rear-Seat Blu-ray and DVD system. Thinking about stepping into a new 2020 Chevrolet Suburban? We have them ready to go at Miami Lakes Automall.

See For Yourself the Newest Chevrolet Line-up

Found out more ways Chevrolet is leading the way with innovative features when you come for a test-drive at Miami Lakes Automall. We make it very easy for customers to find what they want and our friendly and professional team is happy to show off our entire lineup. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicles, there’s a stellar selection of choices.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our auto financing team can assist today with any buying or leasing needs.  Our professional service team is here to help. Stop by today for any of your automotive needs, even if you haven’t bought with us before. We look forward to supporting you. We are looking forward to helping you today!

New “Wild Cherry Package” Coming For 2021 Chevy Camaro

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet dealers Miami, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami, Uncategorized on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 12:55 PM
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Camaro Miami Lakes Automall

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Chevrolet has a brand new package coming for the new 2021 Chevrolet Camaro. The Chevy favorite is adding a new paint color, confirmed in a release found in the General Motors fleet ordering guides. Going into detail on the new “Wild Cherry Design Package”, this is a color that can be found on the exterior with a darker, deeper shade than the Chevrolet Camaro’s current Garnet Red color base. This new package will be available for customers to add to nearly all 2021 Camaro trims when the Camaro Wild Cherry package is officially released for both the coupe and convertible forms of the Camaro. This change is expected to debut with the 2021 Camaro, as this is only an appearance package that introduces two main options for buyers. 

More Insight On the Wild Cherry Package

There are two specific levels to the package that customers can opt into. While the package color images haven’t been released yet, we’ve learned that every trim in the Camaro, except for the 1LT and ZL1 trim can add the package. This package works in the coupe variation and the convertible version has all except the ZL1 trim. Owners of the 2021 Chevy Camaro will have the first level option that adds the Wild Cherry paint, including five-spoke wheels, plus a Camaro fender badge. The appearance of black hash stripes is added from the front fender through the back. Owners can opt for the second-tier of the package that adds Carbon Flash ground effects. The addition of a black fuel filler door with visible carbon fiber insert, black suede-covered knee pads and the choice of a center stripe. For the 2LT and 3LT the stripe can be black or silver-colored, whereas the 3SS can be black metallic or silver. This addition is included in the pricing, but the announcement did not include a price point for either package offering. 

More News From Chevrolet

The Shock and Steel Special Edition will be removed eventually as this new package makes its debut later in 2020. The 2021 Chevrolet Camaro will include a $4,500 Track Performance package that adds a 10-speed automatic transmission, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Shock Package, which will be ending its run after the 2021 model year. Chevrolet has not announced when the new Wild Cherry package will debut, but we’re happy to share we have the popular 2019 Chevrolet Camaro as well as the new 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ready for our readers to check out. Secure them while you can with our help today!

Find the Newest Chevrolet Vehicles All at Miami Lakes Automall

We hope you visit us at Miami Lakes Automall, where we make it easy for customers to drive away with an amazing vehicle at a great price. Our friendly team is excited to show off our entire Chevrolet lineup. We’re ready to assist with all sales and trade-in offers. From our new vehicle inventory to our pre-owned vehicle inventory, there’s a large selection to decide from.

If you’re looking for pricing options to allow you to buy what you want, our trusted auto financing team can support you for any buying or leasing needs. Even if you didn’t buy with us, we can fix up your current ride with a simple online service appointment to see our knowledgeable service team. Come visit us today, we’re located at 16600 NW 57th Ave in Miami Lakes, Florida. We hope to see you again soon!

Is Chevy’s Supercharger its Off-Road Pickup Contender?

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy Dealership, chevy silverado on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 9:40 AM

 

Ever since Ford launched its Baja Raptor truck, there has been continuous talk from different companies claiming they brought forth an off-road pickup of their own, “only better and more ..” zzz…This little lie still has yet to become a reality, but in spite of the disappointing prospects from other automotive companies, Chevrolet is taking a crack at this challenge with a supercharged Silverado truck and according to some reports, may come relatively soon. 

On Monday, May 11, TFLTruck claimed that General Motors is developing a version of its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine to squeeze between its new line of pickup trucks and SUVs. The automotive blog says this information comes from an anonymous source who is on the inside of the happenings in the power plant and says that it’s under consideration in spite of all of the chaos surrounding the current pandemic. This means that the hefty Silverado may have LT4 with 640 or 650 worth of horsepower, surpassing the Ford Raptor’s abilities. It is also claimed to be a worthy adversary in terms of its off-road skills.

On the other hand, the Muscle Cars and Trucks blog is reporting that there are rumors of the high-performance pickup by Chevrolet being put on a hiatus, also claiming that this information is from inside sources. According to the report, the only large truck that is in motion to obtain the LT4 is the Cadillac Escalade. 

Additionally, one should know that despite a Silverado aiming to have high-performance capabilities, there could be a delay of sorts due to the circumstances of the worldwide COVID-19 crisis, which has caused quite a strain on many automakers and car suppliers. Regardless of contradicting reports of General Motors shelving its pick-up project, this is highly unlikely, especially since Ram affirmed its intentions to enter the rat race for light-duty performance trucks, therefore, it would be foolish for Chevy to back down now. This is especially in the company’s best interest to redeem itself after Ram practically wore a white dress at Chevy’s wedding as it took over its pickup sales last year; its time for revenge.

Another “maybe no, maybe so “ Chevy model is the Silverado “ZRX”, it has a powerful V8 engine with a turned out suspension, and possibly some diversity similar to that of the Multimatic DSSV from the Colorado ZR2. The company just had the ZR2 name trademarked, although it still isn’t clear when its debut or even production will come into fruition. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

Only time will tell what plans General Motors actually has in store, but while you’re waiting, why not check out the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at Miami Lakes Automall. This hefty hunk has an exterior that is very stylish and lots of options for configurations. Best of all this Superman-like truck has a boatload of powertrain choices that are promoted by a fuel-saving Duramax diesel. The diesel engine is rich in torque and also has a very quick and energetic 6.2-liter V-8 engine.

It’s also recommended to opt for the 2020 Silverado’s Trailboss trim, it has great off-road options and overall reliability, though other trims are also very capable. If you are interested in any of our Chevrolet models, simply view our online new car inventory and chat with an online representative for further assistance.

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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Pursuit Ready To Join the Police Force

By bradr | Posted in Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealer in Miami, Chevrolet Dealer Miami, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami, Uncategorized on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 3:15 PM
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The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe has been selected to be one of the few vehicles employed by police officers in a special all-new Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) and Special Service Vehicle (SSV) set to debut in 2020. Chevrolet has been able to provide law enforcement vehicles and the next-generation Tahoe is available in two law enforcement packages. The Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle was made for high speeds and dynamic capability with additional comfort needed from an everyday patrol vehicle. The Special Service Vehicle differs as it is more focused on off-road and towing abilities and high-speed operations are not needed.

“Tahoe is the most aspirational vehicle in the law enforcement industry. By listening to the needs of officers from around the country, we have built the best Tahoe ever,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president, GM Fleet. 

New Tahoe Pursuit Upgrades

The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV has undergone an all-new design. A big change comes in the form of its now class-leading interior space. The new Tahoe police-specific front seats provide additional hip room, ideal for officers’ utility belts to fit much more comfortably. 2021 Tahoe police vehicles offer 70.3 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second-row seat, which is 18.3 cubic feet more than the next largest pursuit-rated SUV competitor. Other brands have their own Pursuit vehicles, but they won’t provide as much space as the Tahoe. Rear door openings are now 13 percent (3.5 inches) wider than the previous generation to ease the loading of any handcuffed passengers.

Each of these 2021 Tahoe special editions, the PPV and SSV, have a 5.3-Liter V8 engine under the hood. The powertrain is paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. To meet the most demanding needs of law enforcement, the PPV engine borrows high-performance rocker covers taken from the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LT4 engine. These rocker covers improve crankcase ventilation, allowing the 2021 Tahoe to handle high lateral conditions even better than its predecessor. Engine oil and transmission fluid are cooled by dedicated, heavy-duty cooling systems specific for law enforcement applications. 

More Details on the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Pursuit

In order to be able to handle the amount of new Chevrolet Pursuit vehicles, Chevrolet partnered with Bridgestone to create a Pursuit-rated all-season tire. Each Firestone Firehawk Pursuit tire is mounted to a 20-inch steel wheel. These wheels and tires were tested by Chevrolet at numerous race tracks and play a role in the PPV’s improved stopping distance, which is tested from a speed of 62 mph to 0 mph on dry surfaces, this is actually better by 11 feet shorter than the 2020 model.

Further advances that help drivers of the Tahoe Pursuit include its all-new independent rear suspension, a longer wheelbase that helps handling and ride smoothness for all civilian and law enforcement drives, particularly in the event of off-road use on uneven terrain and unpaved surfaces. The exterior design is based on the new Tahoe Z71 trim, which features a rugged front grille, higher approach angle and front skid plate. Nice features like standard keyless entry and push-to-start ignition are great to aid in speeding up the process to get back on the road. The  Tahoe PPV is offered in two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations, the SSV is exclusively four-wheel-drive. This is easily the best Chevrolet Tahoe Pursuit yet.

Original of the Tahoe

The first-ever Tahoe used by law enforcement was over 23 years ago in 1997, when the first Pursuit-Rated Package was introduced. General Motors organized an official Law Enforcement Product Council three years after its inception to learn directly from officers how they can better perform their duties in a Pursuit vehicle. The council is composed of ranking law enforcement officers and civilian fleet managers. The 2021 Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle and the Special Service Vehicle will be assembled at General Motors’ Arlington Assembly in Texas with globally-sourced parts in late 2020 and ready to ship in the beginning of 2021.

New Chevrolet Vehicles Await You

Buying or leasing is possible with help from our professional sales staff. Check out the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe and we can go over any of the questions you have before you make any selection. Check out our new vehicle inventory ready to go today at Miami Lakes Automall. We’re excited to help our customers with any buying, leasing or selling needs today.

We also carry over 400 pre-owned vehicles that you might not believe are truly pre-owned. Miami Lakes Automall has everything you’d want in a dealership. We look forward to providing you that wonderful car buying experience you’re hoping for. Whether you buy online or in person, we take the proper steps to ensure each sale is doing safely and efficiently. Check with us today!

The Chevrolet Colorado And It’s ZR2 Bison Package Is A Match Made In Off-Roading Heaven

By Melanie Sartin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer,