Newly Unveiled Chevy Silverado EV Sells Out Almost Immediately

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy dealers, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami on Friday, January 21st, 2022 at 5:55 PM

Chevrolet recently unveiled its first electric vehicle, the Silverado EV. The all-new all-electric pickup had a stunning debut given the hype and excitement surrounding Chevy’s first EV pickup. The EV pickup was revealed at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). There, fans and consumers got to get a firsthand look at Chevrolet’s Silverado EV. Chevy stated that there would be several trim levels coming, but for now, the Silverado EV launches as the RST First Edition. The price is a bit steep, but given the listed features and capabilities, the Silverado EV will easily compete with others like the F-150 Lightning. Many others seem to believe this as well given that the pickup sold out according to General Motor’s CEO Mary Barra. We’ll dive in further, but this is great news for Chevrolet.

Silverado EV Sold Out?

Chevrolet recently unveiled their all-new all-electric Silverado EV. The electric pickup was well received at the 2022 CES show. It was even more well-received when it opened for reservations. According to the GM CEO Mary Barra, the Silverado EV RST First Edition sold out almost immediately. Now, we’re not one to really cast doubt or suspicion, but one detail missing from the aforementioned statement is just how many First Edition pickups were made available. A common issue with reservation orders is that there are several details that can inflate the end number. One of these is the initial deposit needed to reserve the vehicle. Another is the fact that some consumers may cancel their reservations ahead of time. For the Silverado EV, many buyers only needed to put down $100 to make their reservation.

The Silverado EV RST First Edition starts at a hefty MSRP, $105,000 (plus destination fee). Chevrolet has yet to state exactly how many Silverado EVs it plans to build, but if the automaker is facing supply issues due to the global chip shortage, this number may be on the lower side. Regardless, the electric pickup looks fantastic. Chevrolet released a list of features and details so consumers can know what to expect. All Silverado EV trims will feature standard DC fast charging at up to 350 kWh.

The Silverado EV is expected to arrive in the fall of 2023. General Motors has confirmed that the RST trim will have 400 miles of range. Along with an exceptional mile range, the EV pickup will feature automatic adaptive air suspension, four-wheel steering, a multi-flex tailgate, and a 17-in LCD. The Silverado EV will be capable of towing up to 10,000 pounds with 1,300 pounds of payload. The RST trim will feature an optional wide open watts mode which can deliver 664 horsepower and 780lb-ft of torque. It’s clear Chevy did their best to equip the Silverado EV with the most powerful equipment and features. We’ll have to wait for more details, but according to Chevy, there will be other trims available some time in 2024 including a Work Truck trim that will start at $39,900 (plus destination fee).

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The 2022 Chevrolet Traverse Receives Rave Reviews From Consumer Reports

By melanie s | 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 Traverse in Miami, Chevy Traverse Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy on Monday, January 17th, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Consumer Reports Pick Their Best Vehicles

The Chevrolet company has introduced a mid-cycle advancement for its 2022 Traverse SUV (also dubbed a refresh). This full-sized 4-door crossover utility vehicle (CUV), comes with a slew of enhancements and changes. Recently, the review site, Consumer Reports named the 2022 Chevy Traverse mid-sizer as a top performer in the establishment’s road tests.

Road tests from Consumer Reports involve over 50 individual evaluations, with the concluding road test score baked into the car’s Overall Score. Each car that goes through a road test from Consumer Reports receives a score out of 100 possible points, specifically with a higher score that indicates a greater performance.

Regarding the 2022 Chevy Traverse, it received a road test score ranking it 95 out of 100, making it stand between Kia’s Telluride model (97 points) and Porshe’s 718 Boxster (95 points) with reference to Consumer Reports’ best road test results. BMW was able to reach the top of the list for its 7 Series model, specifically with 99 points. Remarkably, the C8 Corvette came in third with 97 points.

The 2022 Traverse SUV was also given by Consumer’s a score ranking it four out of five, which regarded its acceleration performance, as well as four out of five in reference to the performance on its transmission and five out of five for braking. Emergency Handling was also ranked three out of five.

Even more so, Consumer Reports was quite captivated by just how comfortable this year’s Chevy Traverse is. It also regarded its tranquil interior, user-friendly infotainment, and rear seat reminder system. On the flip side, it did critique the car’s allocation of progressive safety features to the higher trims, the absence of extra support adjustments for the driver seat, and the manual sunshade for the available sunroof.

In case you forgot, the nameplate for the Chevrolet Traverse was originally supposed to get a mid-cycle improvement for the previous model year, however, due to issues relating to the coronavirus pandemic, the model pushed back its refresh for the 2022 model year.

Looking beneath the hood, the newest Chevrolet Traverse comes with a naturally aspirated 3.6L V6 LFY gasoline engine. It’s rated at 310 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 266 pound-feet of torque at 2,800 rpm, also connected to a 9-speed automatic transmission. Moreover, this car can be had with either front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive. Regarding its body, the Traverse crossover fits in with the parent company, General Motors (GM) C1 platform. Production of this car is located at GM’s Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan.

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If you’re looking to purchase this Consumer Report approved 2022 SUV, check out all that we have to offer at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from many brands, but especially the Chevrolet company and its stylish Traverse crossover.

To see what we’re all about, simply view our online new car inventory on our dealership website. Once you find something that suits your particular style and budget, just chat with one of our representatives for further information and assistance.

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All-New Chevy Silverado Special Edition Trims Arriving in 2022

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy, chevy silverado on Friday, January 14th, 2022 at 2:26 PM
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Chevrolet, like many other automakers, has been focusing on electric vehicles as of late. The automaker recently stated that the all-new all-electric Silverado EV will be entering production in early 2023. This is great news for Chevy as competitors like Ford and Tesla have been trying to steadily increase their grasp on the new EV sector. Chevrolet has not been fazed, however. The automaker has been focused on increasing interest in the Silverado EV with teaser pics and high power specifications. This doesn’t mean that Chevy has forgotten about the gasoline 2022 Chevy Silverado, however. In fact, the automaker will be offering consumers a series of special edition trims for the 2022 Silverado. Some of these special edition trims will need to be customized and built on the Chevy website, but others within the selection can be ordered as is. We’ll dive in and check some of them out.

Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss: Realtree Edition

One of the first special edition Silverados is the Realtree Trim. Chevy highlights this trim as one ready for adventure. The pickup features camo-themed graphics on the hood and rear fender. A Realtree logo can be seen in the truck bed and accents can be seen throughout the interior. Upgrades for this trim include a 2-inch suspension lift, black tube steps, 20-inch black gloss aluminum wheels, and Wrangler Territory M/T tires.

Silverado 1500 RST: Redline Edition

Another Silverado trim is the Redline. This trim features black and red accents on the front and rear bumpers. Chevy classifies it as a ‘Sportier Way to Silverado.’ The Redline trim comes equipped with gloss black door handles, a black grille, and 20-inch black aluminum wheels. 

The Silverado Redline trim also features black tube steps and black rectangular exhaust tips. Some additional design elements include red recovery hooks on the front bumper and red detailing on the rearview mirror, fender, and tailgate. There’s also a cold air intake kit and performance exhaust. 

Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss: Midnight Edition

The Midnight Silverado trim comes with the tagline, ‘Better in Black.’ This pickup trim features a two-inch lift with twin-tube Rancho shock absorbers and Z71 off-road modifications. The pickup also features a blackout aesthetic with black bumpers, a black grille, 18-inch wheels, dual rectangular exhaust tips, and badging.

Silverado 1500 Custom and RST: Rally Edition

The Rally Silverado trim offers consumers either a 2.7L Turbo engine, a 5.3L, or a 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine. The pickup comes with gloss black aluminum wheels and a black rally stripe on the hood and tailgate. 

Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD: Carhartt Edition

The Carhartt Silverado trim is dubbed the ‘Official Uniform for Tough Jobs.’ This pickup features Carhartt details on the doors, truck tubs, tailgate, exterior pinstripe, soft tonneau cover, headrests, and floor liners. The Carhartt trim comes in a Mosaic Black Metal hue with matching body-color bumpers. Owners can opt for an off-road suburban Z71 package that features dual Rancho tubes and four-inch assist steps.

Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD: Z71 HD Sport Edition

For the Z71 HD Sport trim, Chevy leans into black badging, hood vents, skid plates, door handles, mirror caps, and four-inch steps. There are also gloss black aluminum wheels that can be equipped with either 18-inch M/T tires or 20-inch A/T tires.

Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD: Chrome Sport Edition

The Silverado Chrome Sport trim brings a polished appearance to the Silverado lineup. With this pickup, Chevy includes chrome accents and steps as well as chrome details on the skid plate and grille. There’s also Z71 badging and 20-inch aluminum wheels with Grazen Metallic accents.

Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD: Alaskan Edition

The Silverado Alaskan trim features Alaskan badging and a bear graphic on the side of the truck bed. The pickup also features rubberized vinyl flooring, Chevytec spray-on bed liner, and 18-inch gloss black aluminum wheels. There are also roof marker lamps and a Snow Plow Prep Package included.

Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD: Texas Edition

The Silverado Texas trim comes equipped with Texas badging inside and out. There’s an LTZ Convenience package available as well as a Safety Pack upgrade. For those wanting the premium version of this trim, they can expect 20-inch six-spoke polished aluminum wheels. They can also expect upgrades to their infotainment system with Bose Audio and HD Surround. There are also new technology features including two trailer view cameras, a bed view camera, a rearview camera, a multi-color 15-inch diagonal heads-up display, and a wireless charging pad. 

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The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Reconceives What A Pickup Could Be

By melanie s | 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 on Monday, January 10th, 2022 at 3:16 PM

Last week, Wednesday (January 5th), the Chevrolet company introduced their fully electric 2024 Silverado pickup truck, leaving many fans astounded with just how many changes this new model received from the inside-out. New offerings of this vehicle include:

  • An estimated range of 400-miles on a full charge for the Work Truck (WT) and RST.
  • Up to 664 horsepower with over 780 lb-ft of torque from the optional Wide Open Watts Mode on RST, allowing an estimated 0-60 mph time of fewer than 4.5 seconds.
  • Standard DC fast charging (reaching 350kW) on Work Truck and RST.
  • A max of 10.2kW of offboarding power on Work Truck and RST with optional gear.
  • Fit to 10,000 lbs of maximum trailering with up to 1,300 pounds of payload on RST.
  • Parent company, General Motors (GM) advanced Ultium EV Platform, the Silverado EV offers an incredible progressive combination of aptitude, performance and versatility, as well as advanced technologies that can develop the vehicle over time.

“Chevrolet has constantly revolutionized the Silverado franchise to make it the powerhouse it is today,” said Steve Hill, vice president of Chevrolet. “The Ultium Platform is a critical enabler of next-level pickup truck performance for both fleet and retail customers, whether they are currently driving a Silverado or are considering a pickup for the first time.”

Interested buyers should expect during the launch that the newest Silverado will be available in two configurations, such as the RST First Edition and a fleet-centered WT model. Each will have an extensive bundle of standard and optional safety features.

Charging Capabilities

The RST and WT have public DC fast charging capabilities maxing at 350kW allowing about 100 miles of range to be tacked on in 10 minutes, according to GM estimates. Additionally, after combining the optional accessory power bar, the 2024 Silverado’s PowerBase charging system has up to 10 outlets, proving a total of 10.2kW of fully electric power.

Performance and Efficiency

Clearly, the Silverado EV RST and WT models were designed which much thought and with an acute attention to detail, specifically when it comes to the overall functionality.

“We had no constraints when it came to designing the Silverado EV with dramatic style and flexible utility because we didn’t need to work around a traditional propulsion system,” said Phil Zak, executive director of Chevrolet Design. “The Ultium Platform allowed us to redefine what it means to offer expansive new storage and utility possibilities.”

The construction of the exterior from its proportions to its surfacing fully embodies the Silverado’s knack for providing power and overall athleticism. On the front end, the truck has been shaped to masterfully direct air down the side of the body, considerably reducing drag and turbulence. For this reason, this WT is estimated to have one of the lowerest drag coefficients of any available production model, specifically in the full-size pickup category. This helps in enabling the impressive range.

In terms of space, Chevrolet has implemented an eTrunk, which is a lockable compartment located in front of the vehicle, that provides enough space for a multitude of personal items, big or small.

Owing to the Multi-Flex Midgate on the RST, the 5-ft and 11-inch bed of storage capacity is maximized. This is because the Multi-Flex provides a little over 9 feet of storage between the cab and the tailgate when the Midgate is open.

There are also four configurations available from the 40/60 second-row seat, which enables owners to haul equipment while still making room for a passenger in the back row. In addition to the RST’s optional Multi-Flex Tailgate, this model allows up to 10 ft and 10 inches of load floor and storage capability. Additionally, there is an available tonneau cover that allows large items to be loaded into a storage compartment that is fully lockable and weatherproof.

When To Expect Chevy’s New Pickup

The 2024 Silverado EV is expected to debut by the spring of 2023 for the WT model, while the RST is expected to arrive in the fall of that year. When that time comes, be sure to make your purchase at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet brand 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 Chevrolet Suburban Receives Changes

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, January 7th, 2022 at 2:07 PM
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The 2022 Chevrolet Suburban will be receiving several new changes and updates for the 2022 model year. Chevrolet has been steadily ramping up its vehicles for the new year with the latest driver-assist and safety features. Chevrolet is hoping to keep consumers happy despite the ongoing chip shortage which has led to increased MSRPs all around. Thankfully, Chevy has been able to navigate and maneuver around the shortage and still provide the best-equipped vehicles. Chevy plans to build heavy-duty Suburban models for the United States Army, so it makes sense that the automaker is ensuring the latest technology and features make it through. We’ll dive in and see what Chevy has in store for 2022, but given their track record, it’s set to be some exciting features.

Chevrolet Updates 2022 Suburban

The 2022 Chevy Suburban serves as the 12th generation family-sized SUV. For the 2022 model year, Chevrolet will be making several changes and updates both inside and outside the Suburban. For its exterior, the 2022 Suburban will see the deletion of two colors and the addition of three new hues. Inside the large SUV, Chevrolet will be adding some new safety features as well as improving the infotainment system. There will also be some new package features such as an electronic limited-slip differential for the off-road package. For engine choices, Chevrolet will offer a 5.3L V8 capable of 355 horsepower and 383lb-ft of torque. There will also be a 6.2L V8 capable of 420 horsepower and 460lb-ft and a 3.0L Duramax diesel engine that’s capable of 277 horsepower and 460lb-ft of torque.

The 2022 Chevy Suburban will see the addition of several features. One of these includes rear park assist which was previously standard on all trims except for the Premier and High Country. Chevrolet will be replacing the feature with front and rear park assist and it will come standard on all trim levels. Reverse automatic braking will now be available on the Premier and High Country trims.

Inside the 2022 Chevy Suburban, consumers will note a new 10.2-inch Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium screen system. There’s also a revision to the transmission. Now there’s a new 10-speed automatic transmission that can be equipped with either V8 engine. The 2022 Suburban will also see GM’s new electronic limited-slip differential as an exclusive feature for Z71 trims equipped with the Off-Road Capability Package. This package will also include some driver-assist features like magnetic ride control and air ride adaptive suspension. 

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Chevy Against Chevy! The 2022 Silverado vs. The 2022 Colorado

By melanie s | 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, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, January 3rd, 2022 at 8:12 PM

The Chevrolet company is known for its ability to produce affordable and stylish vehicles, especially when regarding its SUVs and trucks. Two of its most popular models are the Silverado and the Colorado pickups. The foremost is the largest of the two, serving as a full-sized pickup as opposed to the Colorado’s mid-size frame.

There are also many advantages that these two Chevy trucks have over the other, especially for the 2022 model year. Let’s explore a bit more about what makes them similar and what makes them different.

2022 Chevrolet Silverado

The 2022  Chevrolet Silverado is new and improved, bringing along with it a refreshed exterior and interior style. The pickup can be personalized with regular, double, and crew cab layouts. There are also options for cargo boxes, specifically: short, standard, and long beds. Choices for powertrains also range from an entry-level 2.7-liter 4-cylinder with an 8-speed automatic transmission, a 5.3-liter V8, a 6.2-liter V8, and the 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel 6-cylinder engine, which all come with a 10-speed automatic.

The diesel engine shows that it’s one bad mother with its towing capabilities, as its injection of power makes it possible to tug up to 13,000 lbs. On top of this, the powertrain can be had with either rear- or four-wheel-drive.

If you’re looking for a little more adventure, shoppers can opt for the new off-roading ZR2 trim. Upgrades on this model encompass shocks from Multimatic, front and rear locking differentials, and augmented bumpers and skid plates. This ZR2 version also uses 33-inch all-terrain tires.

Another thing that distinguishes the Silverado apart from its siblings is the availability of parent company’s, General Motors’ (GM) Super Cruise system, a semi-autonomous driving system, which specifically has been tuned to work while towing on the Silverado. It is worth noting, however, that this feature will on be available on the top-ranking High Country model.

2022 Chevrolet Colorado

The mid-size 2022 Colorado may be a bit smaller but only expands in terms of its features. Starting with its excellent list of powertrains, two cab configurations, and cargo boxes. This truck also has the best towing in its class, with 7,700 lbs, which is achieved when it’s matched with the 2.8-liter Duramax Diesel engine. Rounding off the gasoline offerings are the 2.0-liter inline-4 and a 3.6-liter V6, which also have two- and four-wheel drive systems.

The Colorado also has an off-roading pickup of its own, the Z71. This model comes with an automatic locking rear differential, an off-road suspension, hill descent control, and all-terrain tires. The new Trailboss Package is also an option for 4WD versions of the LT and Z71 models. Skidplates, an off-road appearance package, along with a front 10-inch leveling kit come with the kit, of which there is currently a shortage of.

The ZR2 can tackle rough and tough terrain with its locking front differential, high-performance Multimatic shocks, four-wheel drive, off-road front fascia, and a taller and wider stance for elevated off-road capabilities. Interested buyers can also opt for ZR2’s Bison Edition, which was made through the partnership with American Expedition Vehicles. This optional package even furthers the off-road capabilities. 

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and 2022 Colorado are both highly competent and adept in their own right, with the former being skilled in providing engine choices, three cab possibilities and three box lengths, towing and payload, while the latter is masterful with providing a highly comfortable ride, a wide choice of engines, great fuel economy and a lower price ($25,000* vs. Silverado’s $32,000*).

The winner is truly up to you and your particular preference in size and the features that you value the most. Regardless of what you choose, when the time comes to make your purchase on your favorite Chevy vehicle, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the brand, including the Silverado and Colorado.

Once you find something that feels right for you via our online new car inventory on our website, simply chat with a representative for further assistance.

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2022 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe to Receive New Changes

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, December 30th, 2021 at 7:08 PM

Chevrolet will be making some new changes and improvements to the 2022 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe. The two family-sized SUVs have been the recipient of a series of improvements over the years including new trims and performance packages. Now it seems Chevrolet will be making some additional improvements for the two large SUVs for the new 2022 model year. These improvements and changes will consist of new features which will improve the overall capability of the 2022 Suburban and Tahoe. We’ll dive in and see exactly what Chevrolet will be adding to the family-sized SUVs.

2022 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe See Improvements

For the new 2022 model year, Chevrolet will be making several changes and improvements to the 2022 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe. Both family-sized SUVs have seen minor improvements over the years, but now Chevy will be adding some additional features. The first of these features will be one that was removed due to the ongoing chip shortage. Thankfully, Chevrolet has been able to work through the shortage. For the 2022 model year, Chevy will be bringing back the automatic engine stop/start feature for many of its vehicles including the Suburban, Tahoe, and GMC Yukon. Vehicles produced starting December 13th and on will come equipped with the feature. The automatic stop/start feature switches the vehicle off when it comes to a stop, then it restarts the engine when the driver takes their foot off the brake again. This helps drastically reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

The other change coming to the 2022 Chevy lineup will be a new 10-speed automatic transmission. This transmission will be fitted to either the 5.3L V8 or the 6.2L V8 gas engine. It will be paired with Chevrolet’s controlled overdrive as well as a traction select system that offers towing and haul modes. It should be noted that those vehicles equipped with the Duramax 3.0L turbodiesel engine will still use the old GM 10-speed transmission. About the new transmission, a GM spokesperson said, “the new gearbox allows our manufacturing and dealer teams to more easily align the specific calibration needed for the transmission and can enable OTA updates in the future.”

GM will be moving toward over-the-air (OTA) updates with their new Vehicle Intelligence Platform. Many automakers have been working to provide this service for consumers as it allows auto companies to provide updates that fix bugs and improve performance. It’s good to see Chevy adding features and improving aspects like its gearbox. We’re excited for the new 2022 Suburban and Tahoe and can’t wait to see what else Chevy has in store.

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Chevrolet to Make Changes to 2022 Silverado Engine

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Chevrolet will be adding a new engine to the 2022 Chevy Silverado. This comes after the full-size pickup received a pretty significant makeover for the 2022 model year. This makeover included an improved cabin, a new ZR2 off-road trim, and a boost in torque. Chevrolet has been focusing on producing electric vehicles, similar to most other automakers, but it’s good to see them updating their current lineup. The all-electric Silverado has been teased for a while, but Chevrolet is making sure that it has all the capabilities it needs to compete with competitors like Ford and Tesla. For now, we’ll be focusing on the 2022 Silverado and seeing what changes Chevrolet has in store for the new model year. We’ll still be keeping our ears open for more information about new models, but the Silverado is one of Chevy’s best-selling pickups so the changes should be pretty substantial. 

2022 Chevy Silverado to Get New Engine

The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado recently received a substantial update and makeover. The full-sized pickup saw an increase in its interior cabin quality along with a new off-road-oriented trim, the ZR2. The 2022 Silverado also saw a boost in its torque. Now Chevrolet will be adding a new engine for the pickup. This will be the turbocharged 2.7L four-cylinder which is set to replace the base 4.3L V6. The new engine apparently impressed Chevrolet engineers so much that they had no choice but to offer it to consumers. 

The 2022 Silverado will now come equipped with a 2.7L four-cylinder engine. The LT Trail Boss trim will also see its 5.3L V8 engine replaced with this new four-cylinder. The new 2.7L generates less horsepower than the V8 (310 versus 355), but the changes in output allow it to have more torque (420 versus 383lb-ft) which helps improve towing capacity. This new engine will help improve the overall capability of the Silverado. The new engine also comes with an EPA rating of 19 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway. Compared to the V8’s 16 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway, the new 2.7L wins out both in terms of torque and fuel economy. 

Fans of the 2022 Silverado can expect to see the pickup on dealership lots in the Spring of 2022. Chevrolet has not commented on any price changes, but the automaker will still allow consumers to opt for a 3.0L turbo-diesel Duramax engine on the Trail Boss trim.

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Chevy Silverado EV to Enter Production in Early 2023

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 7:54 PM

General Motors (GM) has been working on its own electric vehicles for some time. The all-electric Silverado and Hummer EV have been stirring up a lot of excitement given their apparent features. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV will be the first electric vehicle to go on sale, and the Silverado EV will follow a year later. According to GM, the Silverado EV will enter production in early 2023. The all-electric truck will make its first public debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January (2022). The pickup is slated to go on sale in the latter half of 2023. 

Electric Silverado to Soon Enter Production

The 2023 Chevy Silverado will be built on General Motors’ Ultium battery pack and electric drivetrain. This is the same system used for the GMC Hummer EV. In fact, GM plans to also use this system for its other upcoming EVs like the Cadillac Lyriq. Using this new system, GM hopes to attain 400 miles of range for the Silverado. If this proves obtainable and feasible, GM may see itself rocketing ahead of competitors given that range issues are one of the bigger deterrents for consumers looking at EVs. Despite the issues with range, it seems that consumers are still showing a lot of interest in electric vehicles. Other automakers like Ford have seen continued interest in their electric vehicles as evidenced by their reservation orders. GM will have to play a bit of catch-up here, but with constant attention and focus, they can make themselves known as one of the go-to industry leaders for EVs.

The all-electric Silverado pickup will be built at GM’s EV plant Factory Zero in Detroit, Michigan. The Hummer EV will also be built at the same location as Cruise Origin, GM’s autonomous shuttle. For the Silverado, GM will be planning to offer both a consumer and fleet version of the electric pickup. The pickup will feature all-wheel steering and it will come with a fixed-glass roof which is a design element many automakers have been opting for in newer vehicles. Upon its release, the Silverado may have some tough competition from automakers like Ford, Tesla, and even Rivian. It doesn’t seem like GM will be backing down though. 

The 2023 Chevy Silverado will be one of GM’s primary flagship vehicles. The automaker will also be spending at least $35 billion on electrification and electric vehicles. We’ll have to wait for more information at the CES show, but GM CEO Mary Barra will be speaking during a keynote speech so we should learn some important details about GM’s plans for the future of EVs.

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Review

By melanie s | 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 Monday, December 13th, 2021 at 2:14 PM

New Features

The larger sibling of the Chevrolet Bolt hatchback is finally on the market in the form of a suave and sexy subcompact SUV. This new model obviously provides much more interior space, as well as a style that is more adventurous. Let’s explore all that there is to know about the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV.

Engine and Performance

The EUV crossover only has one powertrain option and that’s an 150-kilowatt permanent magnet electric motor, which gets its juice from a liquid-cooled 65-kWh lithium-ion battery fixed low in the chassis.

It takes 7 hours for this Chevy SUV to fully “refuel” from a  240-volt Level 2 charger, and even longer with the brand’s 120-volt charger used at home. According to the automaker, you can get 4 miles of range within an hour of using the home charger, while 

You might prefer to get the available 240-volt DC Fast Charger, which will provide 100 miles of range in about 30 minutes. This will be especially useful during long trips.

Exterior

Aesthetically, the 2022 Bolt EUV mirrors the hatchback EV, but looks are deceiving, as these vehicles don’t share the same mechanical features.

In the front, the raised fascia and reshaped grille of the EUV exude the characteristics of an electric vehicle, while the inclined character lines on the body sides create some charm, giving the impression of motion, even while it’s in park. While this Bolt SUV is a compact, it still looks strong and muscular, particularly due to the short front and rear overhangs, as well as the wheels tuned out wide to the corners.

The front and rear lighting also uses LEDs, while the thin high-fixed headlight strips couple as sequential turn signals. Standard roof rails are augmented by the quasi-SUV feel of the latest Bolt.

Interior

As with the mini Bolt, the larger sibling is plentiful with front headroom and even more so with its backseat, as it has 3 more inches of legroom. Cargo room amounts to 16.3 cubic feet and 56.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.

Other improvements for the redesigned Bolt include more comfort, improved seat, and more infotainment options. In regards to the dashboard, there is a revamped 8.0-inch color gauge cluster and a 10.2-inch touchscreen with a more comprehensive interface. On top of this, there is a flat-bottom steering wheel and a new electronic gear shifter with toggles and buttons.

Standards and Options

Standard in-car features include LED front and rear lighting, cruise control, and a dual-level charging cord that hosts charging at home. The automaker backs the standard installation costs of a Level 2 charger compatible at buyers homes.

There is also an impressive suite of safety technologies encompassing automatic emergency braking (with pedestrian detection), lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist.

For a little extra doe, buyers can enjoy more conveniences such as a panoramic sunroof, wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and Super Cruise, which can be found on the EUV Premiere. Additional options include rear cross-traffic alert and a 360-degree surround-view camera, plus wireless smartphone charging and a 4G WiFi hotspot. You can also order apps like Alexa and Spotify.

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The Chevrolet Bolt EUV has a starting price of $33,000 (plus destination fee). When the time comes to purchase this SUV, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We have a wide range of vehicles from the automaker ranging in different trims 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 Blazer Given ‘Recommended’ Rating by Consumer Reports

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, December 10th, 2021 at 12:00 PM

The 2022 Chevy Blazer was recently given a ‘Recommended’ rating from the non-profit organization Consumer Reports. The non-profit dedicates itself to independent product testing and consumer-oriented research. Last year, Consumer Reports gave the 2021 Chevy Blazer a negative rating and advised consumers to avoid the midsize SUV. It seems Chevrolet listened to consumer complaints and drastically improved the Chevy Blazer as Consumer Reports ranked the SUV third in its midsize SUV segment. We’ll take a look at some of the changes Chevy made to the Blazer as well as what metrics Consumer Reports used for their rating.

2022 Chevy Blazer Recommended

The Chevy Blazer was reintroduced in 2019 as an all-new midsize crossover. The 2022 Blazer comes as a fifth-generation vehicle and as such, Chevrolet made sure to provide consumers with the latest in technology and driver-assist features. The 2022 Chevy Blazer comes equipped with either a 2.0L four-cylinder engine capable of 228 horsepower and 258lb-ft of torque, or a naturally aspirated 3.6L V6 engine capable of 308 horsepower and 270lb-ft of torque. The midsize SUV rides on the GM C1 platform and comes equipped with advanced safety features like forward-collision warnings and automatic emergency braking.

According to Consumer Reports, the 2022 Chevy Blazer scored an overall score of 82, placing the midsize SUV within the top three of the organization’s Midsize Sport-utility Vehicle segment. On the road test, the Blazer scored 83 out of 100. For predicted reliability, the Blazer scored four out of five. For predicted owner satisfaction, Consumer Reports gave the SUV three out of five. Safety features were ranked standard and fuel economy was rated at 13 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 19 mpg overall. 

Consumer Reports praised the 2022 Chevy Blazer for its powertrain and drivetrain. The midsize SUV had more than adequate acceleration and braking. It also had a very responsive transmission as handling was precise and nimble. Inside the cabin, Consumer Reports noted that owners will enjoy a quiet and comfortable interior. As for criticisms, Consumer Reports stated that visibility was poor at times given the structure of the vehicle. Overall, it seems the 2022 Chevy Blazer is better than it’s ever been. The midsize SUV offers smooth driving, precise handling, and it comes equipped with the latest safety and driver-assist features. The 2022 Chevy Blazer starts at an MSRP of $33,400 (plus destination fee).

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Chevrolet Requires The Traditional Route For Buying The 2022 Silverado ZR2

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Chevrolet announced that they will not accept reservations or pre-orders for their upcoming Silverado ZR2 truck. According to an interview with GM Authority editor Alex Luft, Director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing, Kelly MacDonald, the 2022 off-reading vehicle will launch through the traditional dealer allocation and launch processes.

This particular approach is different from GM’s other launch strategies for various other specialty vehicles, like the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Pickup, 2023 Cadillac Lyriq, and 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and 2022 CT5-V Blackwing. This restriction on pre-orders for the newest Silverado variant means that buyers will be able to order and essentially purchase the truck from their dealer as they would a regular Silverado, especially since the dealer has the appropriate allocation that enables its order to be accepted by the factory.

On September 9th, Chevrolet introduced the 2022 Silverado ZR2 as the new flagship adventurous model in the lineup of their light-duty pickups, marking it as the first that the ZR2 badge was featured on the Silverado. As with the mid-sized Colorado ZR2, the off-roading Silverado consists of progressive Multimatic DSSV dampers with three separate spool valves and three fluid flow chambers for better damping control. These springs work alongside the dampers to provide maximum front and rear suspension travel. At the same time, front and rear e-lockers further improve the vehicle’s loose surface traction and rock crawling capabilities.

There is perhaps one particular element of the ZR2 that stands out among other Silverado’s, and that is its special front fascia, which involves a high-approach steel front bumper with changeable end caps that provide a bit more intensity to the exterior design, while simultaneously making way an augmented 31.8-degree approach angle. Additional off-road-centered gear consists of a set of distinctive 18-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory tires, as well as surplus underbody skid plates. At last, the dual exhaust system has been reformed, involving tucked-down exhaust tips that stop ahead of the rear bumper, lessening the chance that it will get dented or smashed when going off-road or performing rock crawling activities.

Supplementary exterior add-ons for the Silverado variant include several ZR2 badges on the outer body, a new black hood insert, a special grille coupled with lighting, and a flow-tie emblem with a red inlay.

GM’s sole engine option will be their naturally-aspirated 6.2L L87 V8 engine, which has an output of 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque paired to the automaker’s 10-speed automatic transmission and 4WD. Another standard is the new Terrain Mode setting, which gives way for one-pedal driving, ensuring precise control for rock crawling. Max payload gets a rating of 1,440 lbs, while the maximum conventional trailer weight gets a rating of 8,900 lbs.

The upcoming ZR2 will be available solely in the 4-door Crew Cab, Short Bed body style. It will also encompass the remodeled 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 interior, along with the standard 13.4-inch-diagonal color touchscreen and 12.3-inch-diagonal customizable digital instrument cluster.

While at the 2021 SEMA show, Dom Lester, General Motors chief engineer for Performance Variants and Motorsports, discussed with GM Authority’s Alex Luft that the ZR2 was constructed using knowledge obtained from racing a ZR2 prototype (near-production) in the Best in the Desert racing series with the Hall Racing team, and from testing samples in the famous Moab desert in Utah.

“Chevrolet has been competing on some of the most grueling, toughest off-road courses with a prototype Silverado ZR2 in the Best in the Desert race series,” said Lester. “We applied what we learned in racing and Moab testing to the new ZR2 to offer a supremely capable and confidence-inspiring package, but one that doesn’t beat you up on the highway with its ride quality. It’s equally capable and comfortable.”

GM Authority reported last week the newest 2022 Silverado’s timeframe for its launch. This animated truck will enter production in February of the 2022 calendar year for the Regular and Crew Cab, while the Double Cab will enter production in March.

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When the time comes to purchase the outdoor Silverado ZR2, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the brand, ranging in various shapes 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 Equinox v. 2022 Chevy Trailblazer: Which One is Right for You?

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, December 3rd, 2021 at 4:25 PM

The Chevy Equinox has been one of Chevrolet’s best-selling SUVs. The compact SUV offers an affordable choice for consumers favoring ample cargo and passenger space. It also comes with the latest safety and technology features so drivers can enjoy a smooth driving experience. The Chevy Trailblazer is another SUV that offers similar features as the Equinox. Smaller than the Equinox, the Trailblazer poses a more affordable alternative to the Equinox. It’s a subcompact SUV with the latest technology and safety features. Both SUVs can appear quite similar, so we’ll dive in and compare the two SUVs to see which is the more optimal choice.

2022 Chevy Equinox

The 2022 Chevy Equinox has seen a lot of success since its release. Chevrolet provided consumers with an affordable and spacious compact SUV that’s engaging to drive. Starting at $25,800 (plus destination fee), the 2022 Equinox features a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that’s capable of 170 horsepower and 203lb-ft of torque. The engine can come paired with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, and it uses a six-speed automatic transmission. Although 170 horsepower may not seem like much, it’s enough to keep the Equinox going. The compact SUV can even tow up to 1,500 pounds so it’s perfect for family trips.

For 2022, the Equinox received some styling updates including a wider and more aggressive grille. The rear also looks more rugged and with higher trims, owners can opt for bigger wheels and a gloss-black grille. Inside the compact SUV, owners will note a comfortable interior. With 63.9 cubic feet of space with the seats folded, owners can have ample room for cargo or equipment. The touchscreen is modern and comes compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Regarding safety, the 2022 Equinox features forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warnings, and lane-keeping assist. Higher-level trims come equipped with driver-assist features like adaptive cruise control. 

2022 Chevy Trailblazer

The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is one of the newest members of the Chevrolet family. Starting at $21,600 (plus destination fee), the Trailblazer comes as a subcompact SUV that’s roomy and engaging. The subcompact features 54.4 cubic feet of cargo space but despite this, it remains roomy and spacious inside. The 2022 Trailblazer makes use of a 1.2L turbocharged three-cylinder engine that’s capable of 137 horsepower and 162lb-ft of torque. There’s also a second engine option which is the 1.3L turbocharged three-cylinder engine capable of 155 horsepower and 174lb-ft of torque. The subcompact SUV also comes paired with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. 

Looking at the 2022 Trailblazer, owners will note a sportier exterior compared to the Equinox. Its angular lines and two-tone roof add to this sporty element. Inside the subcompact SUV, owners will note a 7-inch touchscreen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The interior is comfortable and higher trims add a touch of luxury with leather material. Regarding safety, the 2022 Trailblazer features Chevy Safety Assist suite which includes automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, lane departure warnings, forward-collision alerts, and automatic high beams. 

The Verdict

The 2022 Chevy Equinox and 2022 Chevy Trailblazer are two great SUVs. The Equinox is the larger of the two, and as such, it comes with a higher price tag. This increased price gets drivers a larger interior cabin and a stronger engine. If space isn’t too much of a concern, nor power and speed, the 2022 Trailblazer comes out as the more optimal choice, given its more affordable price. Both SUVs feature similar safety and driver-assist features so really it comes down to preference. 

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The Chevrolet Blazer Is Our Automotive White Night

By melanie s | 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, November 29th, 2021 at 1:52 PM

The Chevrolet Blazer made its first introduction into the car market in 2018 and proved to be a massive hit among consumers across the globe. In the past two years, the automaker has seen a considerable increase in sales. Issues regarding intense demand in combination with the current global chip shortage, have caused major delays and disruptions regarding supply issues, however, GM China is still promoting new special edition cars, and a new one has just entered the automotive stratosphere.

Chevy’s new mid-size crossover is a newcomer to the Chinese market and is counting on this new exclusive trim, the White Night Edition, to help invite more sales. So far, initial reactions have been positive, but the question is “Is this actually a new trim level or simply an appearance package?”

The upcoming Chevrolet Blazer White Night Edition, which is derived from the RS trim level, made its introduction last week at the 2021 Guangzhou International Motor Show and displayed exceptional exterior styling built around the USDM Midnight Edition package. This new range-topping SUV crossover will only have a traditional seven-seat configuration available. The outer body of the White Night Edition involves a classy black and white color scheme.

The base of the car is smothered in a cool and fresh Pearl White, while the rest of the car encompasses black highlights and fun minute details like blacked-out pillars. The White Night Edition drives on a set of 21-inch black wheels that really helps to bring the whole design together.

The inside of the latest Blazer also collaborates with the RS model and involves red and silver trim details, along with upgraded technologies, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Beneath the hood, you’ll discover GM’s mild-hybrid powertrain which encompasses a turbocharged 2.0-liter LSY four-cylinder engine and an electric motor with a 48-volt battery. The intricate combination of mechanics produces an excellent output of 233 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. All four wheels are powered up through the 9-speed automatic transmission.

General standard one should expect in a base LT Blazer is an 8-inch infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, and a Wi-Fit hotspot, dual-zone climate control, an HD backup camera, and the Chevy Safety Assist package, which includes automatic emergency braking with front pedestrian braking, lane-keeping assist with lane-departure warning, a following-distance indicator, forward-collision alert, and automatic high-beams.

Optional features on upper trims involve a hands-free power liftgate, an automatic heated steering wheel, and a navigation system.

The White Night Edition is now ready to order with the MSRP of this car amounting to 333,900 CNY ($52,285), including destination fees. Those who prefer their new 2022 Blazer fully loaded should be prepared to spend nearly $60,000, (plus destination fee) in North America.

When the time comes to purchase your spanking new 2022 Chevrolet Blazer, with the White Night Edition or not, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the brand ranging in various shapes and sizes. Those who are interested in this vehicle 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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2022 Chevy Corvette Rated 10Best by Car and Driver

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, November 26th, 2021 at 5:12 PM

Chevrolet’s 2022 Corvette was recently ranked among Car and Driver’s 10Best list. The luxury sports car was acknowledged for its high performance and affordability. This marks the 23rd time the Corvette has been recognized by Car and Driver, so clearly Chevrolet knows what it takes to deliver a luxury sports car. Chevrolet recently updated the 8th generation Corvette so it comes equipped with the latest driver-assist features like Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Driver Mode Selector. The luxury sports car also looks great with its narrow styling and now it comes with even more customization options than before. At an MSRP of $62,195 (plus destination fee), the 2022 Corvette is an affordable and captivating luxury sports car. 

2022 Chevy Corvette Ranked Among 10Best

The 2022 Chevy Corvette is a great luxury sports car with a reasonable starting price. At a starting MSRP of $62,195 (plus destination fee), the Corvette offers consumers a grand experience. Chevrolet offers more in terms of customization and driver-assist features so drivers can get the best out of their Corvette. The 2022 Corvette comes equipped with a naturally aspirated 6.2L LT2 V8 engine that’s capable of 495 horsepower and 470lb-ft of torque. This comes with a dual-clutch automatic which can enable 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. Speed is never an issue with the Corvette and handing is precise and sharp. The new Magnetic Selective Ride Control feature also serves well in keeping control even at the highest of speeds.

Inside the 2022 Corvette, drivers will note the fighter-jet-inspired cockpit. From the base level trim to higher levels, the Corvette sees a multitiered and multicolored leather trim. The dash swirls toward the driver which gives a heightened feeling of control. The raced-designed steering wheel comes with large paddle shifters, audio controls, and a Z Mode button. Chevrolet expands customization further by allowing owners to customize the interior from seatbelts to the brake-caliper paint. The engine sits behind the driver and though it can obscure visibility at times, it doesn’t harm practicality.  In fact, it helps stabilize the Corvette as the weight is distributed with a rear bias. 

Overall, the 2022 Corvette is a great choice for a luxury sports car. It comes affordable and offers the latest in technology and driver-assist features. For those looking to go fast with sharp precision, the Corvette proves a solid option. 

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Chevrolet Debuts its 650-Horsepower Beast

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers Miami, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami on Friday, November 12th, 2021 at 2:54 PM

Chevrolet showcased one of its off-road concepts at the 2021 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Named the Beast, this four-door pickup looked mighty and rugged. It’s based on the Chevy Silverado but it comes in much more powerful and capable than the average pickup. Equipped with a V8 engine that’s capable of 650 horsepower, Chevy’s new Beast is sure to pose a threat to the competition. This concept pickup utilizes the same engine as the Corvette so you know it’s got some great specs. We’ll dive deeper into the concept vehicle and see what Chevy’s got in store for those looking for one beast of a pickup. 

Chevy Debuts Beast Off-Road Concept

Chevrolet recently debuted its Beast off-road concept pickup at the 2021 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The domineering pickup looked quite impressive with its 37-inch mud-terrain tires. Mounted inside of these huge tires were 20-inch beadlock wheels. As for the engine, the Beast pickup utilizes a supercharged 6.2L LT4 V8 engine that’s capable of 650 horsepower. The engine comes paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel-drive system with a two-speed transfer case. This concept pickup also comes equipped with Brembo brakes. 

The Beast pickup is based on the Chevy Silverado. It is a four-door truck with two spare tires in the bed. The concept pickup stands tall and empowered with its 126.9-inch wheelbase and 13.5 inches of ground clearance. The pickup is almost an oversized version of the Silverado as it comes in almost 10 inches wider than the standard Silverado. For this feat, the name Beast is quite appropriate. In addition to its large stature, the concept pickup comes equipped with LED lights, skid plates, and an off-road suspension setup. Control arms come installed in the front along with adjustable dampers with external reservoirs. At the back of the vehicle is a live axle. 

Riding inside this beast of a pickup, drivers will note two 7-inch LCD screen monitors. These provide real-time performance data about the pickup like pitch and roll. For safety, drivers can buckle themselves in with a four-point harness while sitting in the Recaro performance seats. Chevy really went all out with this concept pickup. Its large exterior makes it reminiscent of a video game and perhaps that’s where the inspiration came from. Drivers will certainly feel like the main character as they traverse the toughest of terrains. We’ll have to wait for more information but for the ultimate off-road enthusiast, the Chevy Beast looks unchallenged.

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5 Sensational Features of The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe

By melanie s | 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 Tahoe in Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, November 11th, 2021 at 3:34 PM

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that SUVs and crossovers have all but taken over the car market, and each year this interest in these types of vehicles grows even more, with the Chevrolet Tahoe serving as one of the main leads in its segment. This full-sized SUV is back for the 2022 model year, and it’s introducing a more powerful engine and a slew of new and exciting features. Here are 5 Sensational Features of The 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe!

Expanded 6.2-Liter V8 Engine

The base engine on the upcoming Tahoe is a 5.3-liter V8, which has an incredible output of 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Then for daredevils, Chevrolet also provides its Tahoe buyers with the option of a larger 6.2-liter V8 that produces a magnificent 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Even still, the car still manages to get a combined average of 21 mpg.

Transparent Trailer View

Due to the length and weight distribution of a trailer, towing these campers can prove to be quite difficult for driving, and even more so with the blocked view. In the same way as its kinsman, the GMC Sierra, the new Tahoe implements a translucent trailer view system, which ensures that the driver can see through the trailer by the use of attachable cameras. This is together with the 13 available camera views surrounding the vehicles, making dead angles virtually impossible when driving.

Seamless Infotainment System With Google services

The Chevrolet company is very adept in providing advanced in-cabin features, particularly when it comes to infotainment. This is even more expected in its luxury vehicles like the Tahoe. For this model year, this concept is taken even further with its effective stand-alone technology that necessitates very little connection with your phone due to the built-in Google functionality. Some examples include Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play.

Android users will also appreciate the Android Auto systems, which enables one to download his or her apps into the infotainment system, making them accessible through the 10.2-inch touchscreen. This helps to alleviate the distraction of messing with your phone while zooming on the freeway.

Magnetic Ride Control (MRC)

The Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) is an incredibly innovative technology of the automaker. This system adapts the shock-absorbing resistance of the Tahoe to the road condition in real-time. This is contrary to regular mechanical components used in traditional suspension and shock absorbers, the MRC uses monotube dampers full of magnetorheological fluid.

The density of the fluid either increases or decreases according to what is required in the reaction to the wheel forces while driving on various terrains and handled by a set of sensors and an electronic control unit. The MRC is tremendously swift and precise, making driving in any condition stress-free.

8,400-Pound Towing Capacity

The 2022 Tahoe’s 6.2-liter V8 engine isn’t just fast, it’s also quite mighty, with its towing ability amounting to a maximum of 8,400 lbs. A capacity like this, taking long camping trips all summer long will become like second nature. 

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The Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 Has Some Pretty Cool Color Options

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy dealers, Miami Chevy on Friday, November 5th, 2021 at 5:21 PM

Chevrolet is finally revealing the wide variety of color options for the Chevy C8 Corvette Z06. The C8 Corvette will arrive with a 670-horsepower naturally aspirated 5.5L V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft. It will be the most powerful naturally aspirated engine ever installed in a road car. This beast of a luxury car will come available with a Z07 Performance package that will add aggressive aero, carbon-ceramic brakes, carbon-fiber wheels, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. Corvette fans will be very excited to take this bad boy for a spin. Chevy has launched an online visualizer tool that lets consumers build their own Z06 with different colors, roof options, wheels, and interior colors. 

Chevy’s Online Visualizer Tool

Chevrolet has launched an online visualizer tool for the Chevy C8 Corvette Z06. This tool allows consumers to experiment with a variety of color options, roof options, wheel options, and interior colors. The luxury high-performance car will come equipped with a 670-horsepower 5.5L V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft. It will rev all the way up to 8600 rpm. Additional package options will include a Z07 Performance package and a Stealth Interior package. The Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 will have the most powerful aspirated engine ever installed on a road car so consumers will really only have to worry about their color preference. The visualizer tool grants this customization so fans of the Corvette will definitely want to take a look at it.

Customization options for the Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 will include eleven exterior color choices. These include Hypersonic Gray, Caffeine Metallic, Elkhart Lake Blue Metallic, Black, Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic, Rapid Blue, Amplify Orange Tint, Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat, Silver Flare Metallic, Arctic White, and Accelerate Yellow. Consumers will also be able to customize the Z06’s roof. The roof options will include a body-color roof, a visible carbon-fiber roof, and a transparent roof. The droptop can also have a body-color or carbon-fiber roof. 

Aside from customization, consumers will also be able to opt for either a Z07 Performance package or a Stealth interior package. The Z07 Package will include carbon-ceramic brakes and a set of five-spoke carbon-fiber wheels. The Stealth package will include a custom interior appearance upgrade. Consumers will have a multitude of options to choose from once the 2023 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 goes on sale later in 2022. Pricing looks to start around $90,000 MSRP (plus destination fee).

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The 2022 Chevy Blazer: What’s Staying and What’s Going

By melanie s | Posted in 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 Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 at 1:37 PM

The 2022 Chevrolet Blazer is marketed as the fourth model year of the revamped mid-size SUV, and brings along several updates and changes.

Model Line

Concerning the model line, the Blazer has seen a reconfiguration with its trim levels, thanks to the elimination of the entry-level L trim and the second-level 1LT model from the lineup. With this in mind, here are the current trims left for our choosing.

  • LT (2LT, 3LT)
  • RS (1RS)
  • Premier (0HD)

Exterior

Looking outward, the upcoming Blazer also retires two exterior color options, together with the addition of two new shades.

New Exterior Colors:

  • Nitro Yellow Metallic
  • Blue Glow Metallic

Deleted Exterior Colors:

  • Bright Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Metallic

What’s more, the addition of the available black two-toned roof is available for certain colors on the LT and RS trims. There’s also a change to the accessibility with some of these colors, such as with Cayenne Orange Metallic, now only available on LT’s. 

On top of this, two wheel sets have been removed in favor of three new wheel options.

New Wheels:

  • 20-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels (QH4)
  • 20-inch Medium Android machined-face aluminum wheels (SUU)
  • 20-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels (S1S) (LPO-level item)

Deleted Wheels:

  • 20-inch Medium Android machined face aluminum wheels (Q9Z)
  • Standard on Premier models
  • 20-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels (S2D)
  • LPO-level item available on LT and Premier models

Every Blazer now has available black lug nuts, along with optional ones (not including the RS trim). These optional lug nuts and wheel lock kits are dealer-installed (LPO-level items). RPO codes for the black front and rear bowties are also receiving a change, as the B94 is standing in place of the SFZ.

The Premier trim is also getting a slew of changes, including alterations regarding the treatment of the front and rear lower fascias, wheel moldings, rockers, and wheels.

Interior

Inward, the 2022 Blazer eliminates the floor rail system for the cargo area. This crossover also does away with the LPO-level dealer-installed options mentioned below:

  • Cargo flex divider
  • Premium carpeted floor mats
  • Embroidered front row headrests
  • Rear seat infotainment system without DVD player
  • Rear seat infotainment system with DVD player
  • Keyless entry keypad

At the same time, the six-speaker audio system is now standard on Premier trim, with the Bose premium 8-speaker audio system also a standard feature.

Likewise, the manual tilt and telescoping steering column has also become a standard on Premier models, with a power tilt and telescoping system featured on the 2021 model year.

Mechanical

A few changes have also been made to the Chevy Blazer’s new lineup, beginning with the elimination of the 2.5L LCV 14 motor which acted as the base engine in lesser models, which are also being eliminated (as previously discussed). As a result, the 2.0L LSY Turbo I4 engine will become standard on 2Lt’s and the 3.6L LGX V6 will no longer be featured on this trim.

During which, the trailering equipment package, which comes with Hitch Guidance, has  become a standard feature on AWDs and still remains as an optional tool on FWD models. Remarkably, the ROP code centered on trailering equipment for FWD Blazer’s (VR2) has been dropped. Even though the trailer equipment is available with both engines, it only comes with heavy-duty cooling for models geared with the V6 LGX engine.

There are other minor changes in the content of this package included in each trim level:

  • For 3LT trims: also includes Hitch View when Sound & Technology Package is ordered
  • For RS trims: also includes Hitch View and heavy-duty cooling
  • For Premier trims: also includes Hitch View

Packages

Some packages are getting revamps of their own, such as the Enhanced Convenience becoming available on Premier’s, which is quite a shift considering it just became standard on this trim for the 2021 model year. 

Moreover, the Cargo Essentials Package and Interior Luxury Package have been deleted.

Cargo Essentials Package:

Was available on RS and Premier models and included:

  • Cargo tie-downs (LPO-level item)
  • Horizontal cargo net (LPO-level item)
  • For use with floor rail system

Interior Luxury Package:

Was an LPO-level item and included:

  • Illuminated front door sill plates
  • Premium carpeted floor mats for first and second rows

For LT models:

Not available with:

  • Floor Liner Package
  • Interior Protection Package
  • Dark Galvanized/Light Galvanized interiors
  • Replaces standard floor mats
  • For RS and Premier models:
  • Not available with:
  • Floor Liner Package
  • Interior Protection Package
  • Replaces standard floor mats

2022 Chevy Blazer Availability

On August 9th, production of the 2022 Chevy Blazer was set to begin at General Motors Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico. Unfortunately, production was brought to a halt on August 23rd, which marked the end of the production of the 2021 model year. We’ve recently learned that the car manufacturer resumed production of the Blazer, along with its Traverse and Buick Enclave, which had been halted again until September 27th. 

Unsurprisingly, the ongoing global microchip shortage has resulted in several delays among various automakers, including the Chevrolet company. With this in mind, we expect the 2022 Blazer to reach dealer lots sometime before the end of this year.

Furthermore, it’s expected that the current-gen Blazer will remain in production throughout the 2025 model year, at the very least. After this, it will likely be replaced by its new electric counterpart, as well as many other vehicles in Chevrolet’s lineup.

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The 2023 Corvette Z06 Unveils Its Superstar Supercar

By melanie s | Posted in 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, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Monday, October 25th, 2021 at 7:48 PM

The Chevrolet company just unveiled its brand new Corvette Z06, sending shock waves to our system, as well as the rest of the world of performance cars. The reason is that the new vehicle is a higher-performing version of the Corvette supercar which will encompass a V8 engine, which has a level of potency that is almost unreal. This machine, a racing-derived V8, mirrors designs from other hot rods like Ferrari.

The result of this is a fierce and power-hungry motor will crank out an intensely high 8,600 revolutions per minute, and has an incredible output of 670 horses, ranking it as the most potent V8 for its kind that has ever been made. Zooming from 0 to 60 mph should push it to take just over 2.5 seconds, like a Ferrari. On top of this, the engine will provide an experience that is simply out of this world both visually and audibly. Even more so because the engine is fixed in the middle of the car, which aids in the bettering of acceleration and handling.

The 5.5L V8, which produces 670 horses, growled like a lion in the General Motors Design Dome last week, reminding us of the design and engineering performance for the past eight decades.

The largely revamped Z06 encompasses a slew of other changes, many such as the V8 transpired in the development in the Corvette C8 race, which earned it a championship during its first year of competition and put it in the lead during the second year.

“Racing is the reason the Z06 was developed in 1963,” Corvette executive engineer Tadge Juechter said. “We’ve tested the Z06 on the best tracks in the world, from Circuit of the Americas here in the United States, to the Nürburgring in Germany.”

In order to have the ability to handle this power, the Z06 has various performance add-ons. These involve large wheels and tires (with an optional carbon fiber wheel, giant iron brakes, (with optional carbon-ceramic brakes), surplus gaping air intakes to feed and cool down the engine, and large front and rear spoilers.

The tech-stacked cabin of the Z06 also gets some augmentation, with high-quality materials like leathers, suedes, and a plethora of carbon fiber trim elements.

There is an expectation that the Corvette coupe will have a starting price going close to $90,000, (plus destination fee). While the pricing hasn’t been revealed, this is the expected estimate. A convertible version with a power-retracting hardtop is an option, but it will cost you $7,500 more. The $90,000 estimate does reach twice the current average of a new vehicle, however, it is only one-third what it would cost to purchase a car like the Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S that the Z06 has outpaced as its competition.

One thing that is certain, is that the drive will be as thrilling as it looks and sounds, and what’s also certain is that you can rely on Miami Lakes Chevrolet to provide you with vehicles with top-notch performance. We sell a wide range of vehicles from the Chevrolet brand, including its dynamic Corvettes. 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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Electric Chevy Silverado to Feature Huge Infotainment Screen

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevy, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Miami Chevy on Friday, October 22nd, 2021 at 3:59 PM

The all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado has been receiving a lot of attention lately. The fully electric pickup truck has been getting teased more and more as it nears its full debut. General Motors will unveil the full-sized electric pickup at the Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. Many automakers have been focusing on producing electric vehicles as the global climate crisis persists. General Motors is no stranger as its electric Silverado has caused many to increase their faith in the potential of electric vehicles. Automakers like Ford have been cautious in releasing electric vehicles that appear normal and conventional, something they have found much success in doing. GM has followed this pattern. The Chevy Silverado is a powerful, durable, and capable pickup truck. By turning it electric, GM continues to appeal to pickup fans. It also helps appeal to a greater number of consumers. Now with the new Silverado’s debut nearing, GM has released several teaser images that show some features of the full-sized electric pickup. One of these features is a fixed-glass roof which appears to offer more visibility. Another feature seen is a rather large infotainment screen. We’ll need to wait for more information, but we’ll dive into these new features.

Teaser Images Show Electric Silverado Infotainment Screen

The all-electric Chevy Silverado has been shown to feature a fixed-glass roof as well as a larger infotainment screen. The full-sized pickup will benefit from the increased visibility, headroom, and overall sense of space from the roof. These details come from a teaser image that was released alongside information about the CES show in 2022. The slow drip of details certainly helps build excitement and hype. Another feature seen in the electric Chevy Silverado is the addition of a new infotainment screen. 

From the teaser image, the all-new electric Chevy Silverado’s infotainment screen looks to extend towards the driver. The screen appears to be horizontally oriented with a wide curved surface. Since it’s so wide, this infotainment screen could potentially contain both the system display as well as the driver instrument panel. This would be a similar layout used in the fifth-generation Cadillac Escalade. 

In addition to the screen and roof, another feature expected to accompany the electric Silverado is a four-wheel steering system. This would enable the pickup to turn all four wheels at the same time, thus improving agility. It would also tighten the turning radius at lower speeds. Meanwhile, at higher speeds, this would greatly improve handling and stability. The four-wheel system would also improve the pickup’s trailering dynamics. From what’s been seen so far, the electric Chevy Silverado looks to be very promising as an electric pickup. New features and capabilities look to accompany the truck which will better enhance the driving experience. We’ll be waiting expectantly for GM and the debut of the electric Silverado at the CES show at the beginning of 2022.

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An Electrified Spotting! Spy Shots Capture The 2023 Corvette Corvette E-Ray

By melanie s | 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 on Monday, October 18th, 2021 at 1:26 PM

For quite some time, Chevrolet’s beloved C8 Corvette has been rumored to have a hybrid version in the works, and now it seems that these details weren’t just rumors at all. Based on recent spy shots from car site Motor Authority, along with a video, we see new prototypes for what might be the new electric variant dubbed the Corvette E-ray; Trademarks were also found dating back to 2015.

Then, it’s seen in earlier shots that these prototypes involved coupe and convertible body styles of the Corvette, along with layouts for its left- and right-hand-drive. Engineers for the car company also displayed the regular Corvette Stingray and the Acura NSX to benchmark the prior shots.

The NSX, a hybrid supercar powered by dual motors, a V-6, and a single motor configuration located at the rear, is the only model by a competitor being used for benchmarking to a hybrid Corvette being tested. Don’t forget that the automaker also used the Audi R8, Ferrari 458 Italia, and Porsche 911 Carrera S when the Stingray was in development.

Though the visuals on the inside of the prototypes weren’t that conspicuous, these shots do show the instrument panels covered up, which likely means that the automaker wants to hide the exact details of this electric sports car.

It’s also been deduced that the mock-ups have a new wide-body style that the Corvette Z06 will also share, as seen in certain shots, and is due for its debut by next week, on October 26. Then, the hybrid Corvette should make its inauguration sometime by next year as a 2023 model. It will probably act as a replacement for the former C7 Corvette’s Grand Sport grade.

While we still don’t know details regarding what’s under the hood of the electric Corvette, there is much talk about a single motor used to power the front axle and the Stingray’s 6.2-liter V-8 energizing the rear axle. The maximum output should fall between 600 and 650 hp. Who knows if a plug-in version is also in the works? While that idea certainly isn’t far-fetched, it would mean the possibility of a small electric range. 

A more powerful hybrid system with the pairing of an electric motor, which is also at the rear axle, is expected to be saved for safekeeping until a future Corvette Zora flagship.

You read that right! Chevrolet lovers can expect to see more electric variants coming to the Corvette lineup. In fact, there are plans to release an electric C8 Corvette, a model mentioned by President Joe Biden on several occasions, regarding its existence. Seeing that parent company General Motors intends to have all of its light vehicles powered by electricity by 2035, it’s highly likely that the eventual C9 Corvette will be fully electric and without a gasoline counterpart.

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Chevy Corvette Sees Impressive Q3 Sales, Ranks First Among Premium Sports Cars

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevy, Chevy Corvette, Chevy Miami on Thursday, October 14th, 2021 at 7:43 PM

The Chevy Corvette recently enjoyed impressive third quarter (Q3) sales in the United States. The luxury sports car managed to surpass its previous Q3 sales by about 60 percent. Chevrolet is certainly enjoying the increased popularity as its Corvette model ranked higher than competitors by huge margins. The automaker has been turning its focus on electric vehicles lately, a move many other automakers have seemed to attempt. Chevrolet has teased its all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado and they have also hinted at a potential new electric sedan that may or may not replace the Camaro. It’s always a positive when an automaker can capitalize on its current lineup while continuing to meet consumers’ demands and interests. Electric vehicles have become a hot topic as of late given the climate crisis, but as seen with the Corvette’s sales numbers, it seems some folks are still looking to drive high-performance sports cars.

Chevy Corvette Sees Increased Sales Overall

The Chevy Corvette saw delivery numbers totaling 10,166 units in Q3 of 2021. This was an increase of 59.97 percent compared to the 6,355 units sold in Q3 of 2020. As for the entire year, the premium sports car saw sales increase about 96 percent to 24,748, compared to 12,634 the previous year. This increase was seen mainly in the first nine months of the year. These numbers allowed the Corvette to become the best-selling model in its class. Following the Corvette was the Porsche 911, then the Porsche 718, and after that came the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT in fourth. Overall, the Corvette managed to outsell all its rivals.

Corvette sales for the year included all Corvette body styles, variants, trim levels, and packages. In each quarter of 2021, the Corvette managed to post strong numbers. During each of its quarters, the Corvette accounted for at least 51 percent of the segment share. It should be noted that many competitors in the segment cost significantly more than the Corvette (the C8 starts at a base price of $58,900 [plus destination fee]). This may explain why rival sales numbers were as low as they were. Still, the Corvette managed to solidify its status as a desirable sports car. 

Given the strong sales numbers, it’s clear the Corvette C8 line has more room for growth. Higher-performance variants are still on the way. Some of these include the C8 ZO6, C8 E-Ray, C8 ZR1, and the C9 Zora. The C8 Z06 will be the first variant to launch for the 2023 Corvette model year. As these variants continue to release, it’s expected that Chevy will see even greater sales numbers for its sports car. As long as production at the GM Bowling Green plant and the GM Tonawanda Engine plant continues without pause, Chevy should continue to see its Corvette reign at the top of the sports cars sales list. 

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Chevrolet Picks Up The Pace In The Electrified Race

By melanie s | 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 silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 at 7:20 PM

Automakers near and far are slowly making preparations to redevelop their platforms from gasoline-powered vehicles to those that are either fully electric or hybrids. This is especially so for pickup trucks, with this segment on course to becoming the most popular space for EV models. Some examples include Ford’s F-150 Lighting, Rivian R1T, Tesla’s Cybertruck, and more.

Another automaker throwing its hat into the electric pickup race is General Motors (GM), as they’ve already confirmed the resurgence of its Hummer moniker under the GMC brand, but as a fully electric truck. The main focus on the construction of this vehicle will be its 1,000 horsepower output and “luxury off-roading”, but for buyers who are looking for something a bit simpler and rugged, they can opt for the newly-teased Chevrolet Silverado.

Last week Wednesday, (Oct.6), Chevrolet said that it would introduce the electric version of the Silverado truck at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2022. The event, which is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the world’s prominent industry trade shows. Mary Barra, GM’s CEO is set to make the full reveal of the pickup in January, but in the meantime, here’s what you should know.

First and foremost, the Silverado will be powered by the brand’s new Ultium battery system. These packs will support the company’s next-generation electric models all across its brands, providing energy storage that range from 50 kilowatt-hours to 200 kWh. GM has said before that these batteries will provide “up to 400 miles or more on a full charge”, which mirrors the figure that the Silverado was given. This gives us reason to believe that the pickup’s battery will be the same size as the electrified Hummer.

The Silverado will be produced at GM’s Factory Zero plant by the side of the Hummer EV and the untitled GMC electric pickup.

Another point of interest is the truck’s glass roof. This optional transparent type of ceilings feeds off the recent trend of fixed glass roofs geared on vehicles such as the Tesla Model 3 and Ford Mustang Mach-E. The Hummer EV also sports a congruous “Infinity Roof”, at the same time, the Silverado’s roof will be mounted rather than removable like the Hummer’s top-frame.

In August, GM announced that the Silverado EV will involve a set of kicks going up as far as 24-inches, which is the largest pair of wheels that has ever been offered on a pickup from Factory Zero. This vehicle will also encompass available four-wheel steering, which in the same way as the electric Hummer’s system, can aid in maneuvering its way in tight spaces by lessening the turning radius and possibly even positioning the truck diagonally.

Mark Reuss, president of General Motors, made his expectations clear during a recent press call that its target customers for the battery-powered version of the Silverado will contrast from conventional pickup buyers. This would make sense as to why the company chose the CES to showcase the truck as opposed to a standalone event, but it may also indicate that what GM anticipates the truck market to evolve into as it transitions even more towards a luxury segment while keeping a considerable amount of utility. The carmaker also revealed the availability of a fleet version, which essentially is the draft horse within the lineup and usually has the groundwork as the retail model, just more centered on functionality and not so much about interior opulence.

GM still has more in store with its Silverado, some that we’ll have to wait a little longer for. However, with recent revelations relating to the company’s semi-autonomous driving functions, the pickup may be likely to become a knockout with future pickup buyers. Be on the lookout in January for the unveiling of the truck at the CES, and in the meantime…

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Chevrolet to Retire the Camaro With Final Collector’s Edition Package

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy dealers, Chevy Miami on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at 1:42 PM

Chevrolet will be retiring the iconic Camaro. Rumors of the pony car’s inevitable demise have been floating around for a while, but Chevrolet confirmed that the Camaro will see one final Collector’s Edition Package sometime in 2024. Chevrolet has not said anything about the Camaro nameplate and whether it will continue to be used with future iterations, but there has been some talk of a potential electric sedan replacing the Camaro. This would be in line with Chevy working toward its own electric vehicles like the all-electric Chevy Silverado. Whether this electric sedan would mirror the Camaro however is still up for debate, but we’ll need more information from Chevrolet before speculating too much. For now, all we know is that the Chevy Camaro will not be around much longer. 

Chevy Camaro to be Retired

The Chevrolet Camaro has been an iconic muscle car that has spurred hype and excitement for powerful sedans. Sadly, like most things that era will have to come to an end. According to a report from Muscle Cars & Trucks, Chevy will retire the pony car in the 2024 model year. The automaker will release a Collector’s Edition package for the muscle car but no variants or Z/28 trims will come available. Fans wishing to get the latest Camaro before its final end will have to look out for the final edition as Chevy will only build 2,000 of them. Some good news however is that customers will be able to purchase trimmings for the LT, SS, and ZL1 models.

The Collector’s Edition Package for the Chevy Camaro will be the final iteration of the Camaro. Camaro fans will still have plenty of gear options like stripes and unique badges, but the muscle car comes in limited availability. Another note about the Collector’s Edition Package Camaro is that it will come available with a yellow exterior color. Naturally, a paint job can be considered, but for fans hoping for different colors, there won’t be so much luck. Still, one last chance to purchase a Camaro is better than none. We’ll have to see what Chevy does in the future, but it looks like a sendoff will be in order. And as previously mentioned, Chevy hasn’t said much about the Camaro’s end, but they did mention work on an electric sedan. That may be the only hope Camaro fans have left for a return of the muscle car, but chances are that nothing will beat out the original. 

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The 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Dare To Indulge You Just A Bit More

By melanie s | 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 Suburban, Chevy Tahoe in Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers, Uncategorized on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 8:48 PM

The Chevrolet company is preparing to revamp their Tahoe and Suburban SUVs for their 2022 model, but don’t worry, they aren’t throwing out the baby with the bath water. Instead, the automaker is simply making their formula more agreeable to a larger crowd, and they’re doing this by making their 6.2-L V8 engine more available. While this motor was previously reserved as the standard engine on the top-ranking High Country trim, and not even an option on the others, it’s now being unlocked on the RST, Z71, and Premier levels. Now more buyers will get to enjoy a thrilling ride with the powertrains output of 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

Last month (September 10th), we discussed that this engine might require additional options, with the exclusion of the Premier. The Premier model with the V8 motor has a standalone option. At the same time, RST buyers will need to get the Sport Performance Package, while buyers of the Z71 will have to get either the Z71 Off-Road Package or mixture of packages such as Off-Road Performance, Off-Road Capability, Max Trailering, and Luxury. 

On the Z71 trim, the new electronic limited-slip differential is included in the Off-Road Performance Package, which results in better responsiveness from the rear wheels while driving when the roads are slippery. Those who opt for this package also means that they’ll get the Max Trailering and Luxury Packages too.

The availability of other two engine options in the lineup don’t change, specifically the 5.3-liter V8 with 355 hp and 383 lb-ft, and the 3.0-liter diesel with 277 hp and 460 lb-ft.

Inhouse, beginning with the LT model and up, the gauge cluster expands to a fully digital 12-3 inch display with four preset configurations. Google Automotive has been implemented into the vehicle systems for better integration of particular apps and services. This involves voice commands, which means without plugging in his or her phone, passengers can use Google Assistnt’s voice control to make changes, such as with the stereo volume, the radio stations, or the climate control. The 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen is brought over, but it will show up to 13 different camera angles when matched with a trailer that it’s compatible with, and a suitable Trailering package. If connected, these images include a a rear trailer view, picture-in-picture side view, and the scene inside a trailer

As part of the brand’s Safety Assist Suite, all trims are geared with Front and Rear Park Assist and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning. It also comes with five surplus driver assist technologies, and even Buckle to Drive. There are five new designs available on particular trims, while each Tahoe and Suburban have three new colors for buyers to select from: Auburn Metallic, Dark Ash Metallic, and Evergreen Gray Metallic.

It’s worth noting that ordering some of these options might be contingent on the current happenings regarding the chip shortage, possibly having you faced with either lessening some items off your shopping list or just being patient. The 2022 Tahoe and Suburban will begin their production at General Motors Arlington, Texas facility in October, with pricing being announced at a later date.

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2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy Blazer, Chevy Dealership, Chevy Trailblazer on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 7:39 PM

The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer was recently awarded the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The compact crossover SUV has been a fairly popular choice for many SUV fans. Its affordable price and reliable handling make it an excellent choice. The spacious interior and stylish exterior also earn it points. The inclusion of Chevrolet’s latest safety package, Chevy Safety Assist, has raised the standards of the Chevy Trailblazer. With this safety package and additional safety features, the 2022 Trailblazer managed to pass the IIHS’s safety tests with a good or acceptable rating across all trims. Most vehicles manage to receive a Top Safety Pick award but to attain a Top Safety Pick+ award, the vehicle must have a positive evaluation across all its trims. The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer did exactly that. 

2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer Passes IIHS Tests With Top Ratings

The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer underwent several tests and inspections to obtain the Top Safety Pick+ award. These included side, driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, roof strength, and head restraint tests. Alongside all these tests, the Trailblazer underwent a test of its front crash prevention system. The Chevy Safety Assist package includes all these safety metrics, so it’s no wonder the Trailblazer did as well as it did. One last measure for the safety tests is the headlights. These were evaluated as acceptable and good.

The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer hit all the marks of the IIHS safety tests. The Chevy Safety Assist package was responsible. Chevrolet recently updated its safety package to include more features and alerts. Some of these include automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, forward-collision alerts, front pedestrian braking, lane-departure warnings, and automatic Intellibeam high beams. Depending on trim level, the Trailblazer may have additional safety features. These might include 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.

The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer also earned a top five-star crash rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This comes after the compact SUV’s previous four-star crash rating. The current higher rating was due to Chevrolet’s Safety Assist. The package improved the Trailblazer’s safety standards with hardware and software updates. These all proved to be very beneficial given the 2022 Trailblazer’s safety ratings and evaluations. The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer starts at $21,600 MSRP (plus destination fee). With its stylish exterior, comfortable handling, and top-notch safety ratings it’s a choice to consider.

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The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Brings On A Larger Screen Among Several Features

By melanie s | 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 Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 at 3:47 PM

The 2022 Silverado Get’s A New 13.4-inch Interior Screen

The 2022 Chevy Silverado pickup truck has been refashioned in more ways than one. The new kid in town brings a slew of changes and advancements over its 2021 predecessor and the 2022 Silverado Limited trim. The highlighting feature among these improvements is an interior design that has been reworked from top to bottom and involves a new 13.4-inch infotainment screen.

This standard new and larger infotainment technology is geared on 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 models, like the LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, ZR2, LTZ, and High Country. The 13.4-inch gadget is set to come our way and act as a replacement for the 8-inch screen previously featured on the 2019’s to the interim period of 2022’s Limited models. The new and exciting interior setup also involves wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, together with built-in tech features from Google, like Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play.

As you can see from the picture below, the larger front-row screen expands horizontally across the dashboard and is split in half, with the left side of the display dominated by virtual user interface buttons, and the right encompassing features regarding the directions and map. Additionally, there is a physical Home button that sits at the left of the volume knob, along with a set of USB ports (also involving one USB-C port) in the center of the stack located to the right of the climate controls.

On its own, the screen is fixed with a “floating” design that carries it out of the center stack, while also implementing an air vent by the left side of the driver’s seat, as well as a storage bin above and in the back of the screen.

For the time being, there hasn’t been anything announced for other models, like the WT, Custom, and Custom Trail Boss. One should know that these trims have been previously geared as a standard with a 7-inch screen for the 2022-interim Chevy Silverado 1500 Limited.

Surplus updates that you’ll find noteworthy for this upcoming 2022 revamped model year include a new 12.3-inch configurable instrument cluster, which is geared as standard on all restyled 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 models furnished with the tuned up interior design. Furthermore, buyers will have access to General Motor’s semi-autonomous Super Cruise driver-assist system, found on the High Country trim level. This particular model will come with assisted trailering capabilities and the luxury that you’ll already come to know and love.

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The new and improved 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck is set to open in December. Production for this vehicle is scheduled to embark in the first quarter of next year, and it’s expected that the company will give us more scoop within a few weeks. 

When the time comes to purchase your adventurous car, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive range of vehicles in various shapes and sizes, as well as 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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GM Defense Wins Contract to Build Super Suburbans

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, Chevy Suburban on Friday, September 24th, 2021 at 2:21 PM

General Motors just received a big win. The automaker has been making headlines recently with its rollout of all-new vehicles like the Chevy Silverado ZR2 and the all-electric Chevy Silverado. Now the automaker is making more news as its subsidiary GM Defense takes on a new $36.4 million contract from the state department. This contract dictates that GM Defense will create heavy-duty Suburbans for the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS). Federal law enforcement and security departments will make use of the tough defense-oriented vehicles. This is huge news as the automaker will work to produce 10 of the super SUVs and eventually more should the project go well.

GM Defense to Produce Super Suburban

GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, will start work on heavy-duty Suburbans in the spring of 2022. The subsidiary company was only recently formed in 2017, but it has already made quite a lot of headway. In 2020, the United States Army awarded GM Defense its first contract worth $214.3 million. This contract was to build Infantry Squad Vehicles (ISV) which would be based on the 2020 Chevrolet ZR2 pickup. These ISVs were designed for rapid ground mobility and are capable of carrying a nine-soldier infantry squad. Now the GM Defense subsidiary is working toward another contract. About this new project, the president of GM Defense Steve duMont said,

“Our development contract win speaks to our long-standing legacy of exceeding transportation capabilities and our new, HD Suburban will deliver government-specific advanced mobility solutions to meet the needs of DSS,” said Steve duMont, president of GM Defense.

GM Defense will use GM’s commercial vehicle architecture to design the new Suburbans for the DSS. The architecture will provide the framework for the body, exterior, interior, and brakes of the government-issue Suburbans. The new Suburbans will feature a unique body-on-frame chassis and suspension. These vehicles will utilize the latest in technology and manufacturing to ensure the government vehicles will have increased performance and greater ground weight. When producing vehicles for the state defense department, a certain level of detail is expected compared to commercial vehicles. It’s expected that GM Defense will aim to make the toughest and most capable vehicles for the department. 

The GM Defense factory is located in Concord, North Carolina. The subsidiary delivered its first Infantry Squad Vehicle in October of 2020. It will continue to produce these ISVs as well as the new heavy-duty Suburbans. GM has landed on a great opportunity here so be on the lookout for these heavy-duty vehicles as well as the ISVs. 

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The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Is Armed and Dangerous With Its Incredible Features

By melanie s | 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 silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 5:03 PM

What Does It Mean To Have A Fully Loaded 2021 Silverado?

The Chevrolet company is bringing truckin’ back, with the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab. This incredibly multifaceted truck can be personalized in more ways than one, allowing for a unique experience for any and every buyer.

Next spring, the refashioned 2022 Silverado is coming our way with the new and sensational ZR2 expected to spar with the Ford Raptor and Ram TRX off-readers. Meanwhile, Chevy’s top-tier Silverado continues to be the High Country trim.

This six-seater offers plenty of space, hauling and engine power, along with a truckload of cargo capabilities. Shoppers have multiple powertrain options to choose from, like the peppy 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-4 up to a 6.2-liter V8. These engine options come with either a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) or four-wheel-drive (4WD) system with towing capabilities ranging from 9,600 to 13,300 lbs.

The lodge area is incredibly decked out from top to bottom, especially with different ways you can customize it. The base RWD Crew Cab Work Truck with Short Box has a starting price of $36,910, (plus destination fee). It includes your standard 2.7-liter turbo inline-4 engine, 8-speed automatic transmission, as well as 12-volt front and rear auxiliary power outlets. Other nifties involve Bluetooth, a 6-speaker audio system, and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot-spot (w/ subscription). For more premium items, keep reading.

The Package Deal On The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

The top-ranking 2021 Silverado 1500 High Country 4WD is certainly the mother of all trucks when it comes to the amount of features that it can give. With a starting price of $62,190, (plus destination fee), this truck encompasses a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine with Dynamic Fuel Management technology, an electronically-controlled 10-speed automatic transmission, Tow/Haul mode (for improved control and cooling), and automatic engine braking (for controlled speed while driving downhill and a decrease in brake wear). 

Optional features can increase this price to over $72,000, (plus destination fee), and these include:

  • White Frost Tricoat paint: $995
  • Multi-Flex Tailgate: $260 Advanced tailgate that transforms to meet a variety of different needs.
  • High Country Deluxe Package: $4,300 
  • Technology Package: $1,870
  • Engine block heater: $100
  • 22-inch 5-spoke Dark Silver Aluminum wheels w/ chrome inserts: $2,995
  • Adaptive Ride Control: $900
  • Rear under-seat storage: $275
  • Power retractable assist steps: $995

6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine

The Chevy Silverado Crew Cab is one of the few vehicles that shares the same engine as the famous. Corvette Stingray C8. However, the pickup’s engine is unique in the sense that while the sports car has the Active Fuel Management system, which turns off specific cylinders, the Silverado has the Dynamic Fuel Management technology, which will only turn off the cylinder when it isn’t needed. When geared with the 6.2-liver V8, the High Country has the towing capability to get up to 9,200 lbs.

High Country Deluxe Package

This Deluxe feature is certainly a package deal with goodies like a forward collision alert, lane-keep assist with lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, adaptive cruise control, Safety Alert Seat, power sunroof, 22-inch all-season tires, and all-weather floor liners.

Technology and Driver Alert II packages

The Technology package is filled with electronics made to enhance the driving experience overall, with gadgets like the HD Surround Vision system with a Rearview Camera Mirror, a multi-colored 15-inch head-up display (HUD), and a bed-view camera. Additional features are found in the Safety Package II, which involves forward collision alert, lane-keep assist with lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, following distance indicator, adaptive cruise control, safety alert seat, and Intellibeam automatic headlights.

Tow and Cargo

In order to max out the Silverado’s towing capabilities, you’ll want to opt for the brand’s available Max Trailering Package. It includes Advanced Trailering Package, automatic locking rear differential, handling/trailering suspension package, trailer brake controller, and even more!

Multi-Flex Tailgate

Finally, the automaker shows its incredibly progressive Multi-Flex Tailgate by offering 6-way adaptability with steps, bed extensions, cargo steps, and others. The main tailgate is lowered from a button in the cab or on the key fob. The main tailgate comes with a load stop, which prevents cargo from sliding out. The easy action function also makes way for owners to reach closer in the bed. A full-width steed may be opened, as well as an inner gate load stop. Moreover, there’s an inner gate that has a standing-height work surface.

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GM to Debut All-New Off-Road Chevrolet Silverado ZR2

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealerships, Chevy, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami on Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at 7:07 PM
Chevy Silverado ZR2

General Motors (GM) is getting ready to show off its latest pickup, the all-new off-road 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2. This release comes in the midst of a global transition to electric vehicles. Most automakers have been aiming to produce their own version of an electric vehicle. GM has been teasing the all-electric Chevy Silverado and rumors have been spreading about a potential electric Camaro. With the all-new off-road 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2, GM is hoping to ramp up excitement and anticipation for its future lineup. The debut of a fully electric pickup has garnered the most interest, but GM has been sure to keep any information under wraps. For now, the automaker is providing updates and adding new features to its current lineup. Until more information is released about other vehicles, we’ll have to stick to pure speculation. The automaker has released details about the 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 however, so we’ll dive into the new updates.

All-New Off-Road 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2

GM unveiled the all-new off-road 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 ahead of the NFL’S first game of the season between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. GM has enjoyed a lot of interest recently for its Silverado lineup, but this move to reach the greatest number of eyes was solid. According to the director of Chevrolet marketing Kelly MacDonald, about 60% of Silverado sales have been off-road-focused pickups. With so much interest in off-road capable pickups, it’s no wonder GM is updating its lineup. 

The all-new off-road 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 will be getting a new exterior design and several new features and technologies. GM will update the pickup’s exterior with slimmer headlights and a refreshed grille. These will help display the brand’s logo more prominently. The new designs are similar to those of the updated 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban, both of which share the same platform as the Silverado. Inside the Chevy Silverado ZR2, consumers will note more technologies such as an e-shifter. A larger infotainment screen and heads-up display will also accompany the new pickup.

The last addition to the all-new Chevy Silverado ZR2 will be safety and driver-assist features. These will consist of lane-keep assist, lane departure alerts, forward collision alerts, and automatic emergency braking. GM will also be including its new Super Cruise hands-free highway driving system. This new system will use sensors, radars, and cameras to help drivers better navigate the road. Pricing for the all-new off-road 2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2 has not been determined yet, however, the starting price for the Silverado lineup ranges from $30,000 to $60,000 MSRP (plus destination fee). The new pickup will most likely fall between these prices. Off-road pickups offer the function of a pickup with the versatility of an off-roader. GM is providing consumers with the best of both worlds. Consumers will be happy to see GM expanding and updating its lineup. 

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General Motors Will Showcase Its “Legacy” At This Month’s Motor Bella Auto Show

By melanie s | 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, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at 3:35 PM

Motor Bella Auto Show

This month, from September 21st through September 26th, the Motor Bella outdoor auto show will be held at the M1 Concourse circuit in Pontiac, Michigan. General Motors will be among other automakers showcasing its new 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup.

The Detroit Dealers Association helped to put together this experimental event after downtown Detroit’s annual North American International Auto Show had to come to a halt because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to the Association, this show will have over 400 vehicles on display, ride-and-drive amenities, and the showcasing of next-generation car technologies.

Onlookers will have the opportunity to see conventional auto show exhibitions, together with ride-along events and even charity vehicle giveaways.

At the General Motors booth during the event, attendees will see a “showcase the company’s rich motorsports legacy,” as said by the show’s organizers, indicating that the car maker will feature its previous race cars that were deemed successful during their prime, and maybe even race cars of today, such as the favored Corvette C8.R and Cadillac DPi-V.R. Resting at the site of the motorsports display will be the electric products of the current day as well as the future. These products will also involve the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup. Additionally, the manufacturer will conduct a media luncheon and panel discussion, with the topic based on legacy, and the future of racing and motorsports within the company.

Moreover, the Lost Corvettes will have 6,000-square-foot of dedicated space at the Motor Bella show. It’s here where 12 reconditioned classic Corvette cars, which are model years ranging from 1953 to 1989, will be presented. Car blog, GM Authority was previously the Lost Corvettes, used to be part of an art project conjured up by pop artist Peter Max. Max planned on using the cars as blank canvases for pop art pieces, however, this was an idea that never came to fruition, and ultimately left the Vette car to collect dust in parking garages located in Manhattan. 

Finally, a non-profit organization, dubbed The Corvette Heroes came to save the day after discovering and purchasing these cars and are now giving them away to veterans and military families through the national sweepstakes campaign. 36 cars from the assortment will be given away and will also raise money for a non-profit organization called Stand for the Troops.

As previously stated, Motor Bella will come out swinging on September 21st, 2021 and will end on September 26th. Those who plan on attending should be on the lookout for the event’s phone app to launch before the event starts next Tuesday, which is said to be the “ultimate go-to resource with maps, exhibitor info, schedules and more,” according to the organizers.

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If you really want to kick off an auto show of your own, head on down to Miami Lakes Automall, where we contain a plethora of vehicles from the Chevrolet company, including Corvette models. 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 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Set The Standard For Full-Size SUVs

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New Features For 2022

As with many automakers, the Chevrolet company performed a few nips and tucks on their new vehicles, particularly the upcoming Tahoe SUV and its extended Suburban sibling. Improvements that have been made the inside (all but base LS model) include a new 12-inch digital gauge display fenced in by a conventional analog tacho- and speedometer. These trims also receive a standard navigation system from the 10.2-inch central infotainment touchscreen. Additional standard features include Lane-Keeping Assist and parking sensors. At the same time, Reverse Automatic Braking is included in the high-ranking trims’ Enhanced Display and Alert package. Lastly, the 6.2-liter V8 option stretches to the ZR1, RST and Premier models, but with the exclusion of the Premier, you’ll need to select one or more packages.

Size Increase and Cargo Capacity

Last year, parent company, General Motors gave their full-size SUVs a complete revamp after nearly thirty years. These enhancements included a highly-anticipated switch to the independent rear suspension, which in turn allowed for extra interior space and cargo capacity. The 2022 Tahoe increased its overall length by 6.7 inches, along with 4.9 inches of its wheelbase. Meanwhile, the Suburban added 1.3 inches to its length and an incredible 4.1 inches to its wheelbase.

The Tahoe’s interior gains 3 inches of legroom in the second row, and a surplus of 10.1 inches in the third row partly due to the lower floor. The Surban also increases its space by a bit over 2 inches of legroom in each row.

Cargo space also made great improvements. In the Tahoe SUV, cargo measurements have increased by 10.2 cubic feet (specifically 25.5 cubes), while the Suburban increased its space by 2.2 cubic feet (overall 41.5 cubes).

Performance and Towing Specifications

There are three different engine types to pick for the 2022 Tahoe and Suburban. The entry-level motor is a naturally aspirated 5.3-liter V8, which has an output of 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. It’s matched with a 10-speed automatic transmission and has an available rear-wheel-drive (RWD) or four-wheel-drive (4WD).

Optional on the Z71, RST, Premier and High Country models is another naturally aspirated V8, but a 6.2-liter. It musters up 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. As with the 5.3-liter, it includes the same type of automatic and drive systems.

Additionally, the automaker is offering a unique diesel 3.0-liter inline-six engine, which is only one like in its class. It has an output of 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, and also shares the 10-speed automatic.

Towing capacities range from 7,500 and 8,000 lbs subject to body style, engine, and drivetrain. The tow package also increases capacity with each model, but only by a small margin.

Available Features

Basic gear that you’ll find in the beloved Chevrolet SUVs are the 5.3-liter V8, engine and transmission coolers, and a limited-slip differential. External features involve 18-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, running boards, rear parking sensors, LED headlights and remote start. Internal gadgets encompass three-zone climate control, eight-way power driver seat and six-way power passenger seat, the 10-inch infotainment screen, 4.2-inch screen in the instrument cluster, a six-speaker sound system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, driver assist features.

On higher trims, like the Z71, drivers get to revel in the charming and exclusive front fascia and bumper, which provides the car with a more aggressive appearance. It also includes hill-descent control, 20-inch wheels, all-terrain tires and a skid plate. Then, the luxurious High Country comes with the 6.2-liter V8, magnetic and air suspension, 22-inch wheels, 360-degree cameras, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring and lane keep assist, rear camera mirror, leather heated and cooled front seats, heated steering wheel, heated second-row seats, power-folding rear seats, a large instrument panel screen and head-up display, 10-speaker Bose sound system, and wireless phone charging.

On top of this, there are optional towing assist on both SUVs, which have cameras that have up to nine different views for maneuvering and monitoring one’s trailer. They are standard with a trailer guidance feature along with a rear-view camera. There’s even an app on the infotainment system that allows users to store information about their trailer and perform various checks as they hook up the motor home.

Safety and Driver Assist Features

At last, the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban advocate for safety as they provide owners with an array of technologies, such as the standard automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist, front and rear parking sensors, automatic high-beam headlights, and a rear-seat reminder. Optional technologies (standard on higher trims) include reverse automatic emergency braking, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, parking sensors and adaptive cruise control.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase your spanking new Chevy lodge on wheels, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the company, including the Tahoe and Suburban trucks.

Those who are interested in these vehicles 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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General Motors and AT&T To Team Up For 5G

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevy on Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 6:52 PM

General Motors is setting its sights on the future with its latest announcement. The automotive company will be teaming up with AT&T to provide 5G connectivity to its lineup of vehicles over the next decade. 5G is the fifth generation of cellular technology. It has the potential to be 100 times faster than 4G. This partnership between GM and AT&T will mean that GM’s lineup will receive better software performance, enhanced navigation, and faster streaming capabilities. 

General Motors Aims for 5G

5G is the next level for cellular technology. Many companies have been touting 5G as a revolutionary technology that will significantly improve data usage and connectivity. GM recognizes the capabilities of 5G, so it makes sense that they’re looking to incorporate it into their own vehicles. The only problem is that the infrastructure to house the 5G technology is not where it needs to be. This along with connectivity issues has caused some hesitation. For GM, they are looking toward the year 2024 to fully incorporate 5G technology. About this issue, the executive director of 5G connectivity at GM Thomas DeMaria said, 

“It’s really not a function of what’s missing in the vehicles,” said Thomas DeMaria. “It’s more around the maturity of the 5G technology, and also the readiness of 5G.”

Thomas DeMaria, Executive Director of 5G Connectivity at GM

General Motors recognizes that 5G technology plays an important role in providing consumers software updates and that it can drastically enhance their experience. Since it is so important, GM plans to wait until 2024 so that any issues will be resolved and connectivity will work as intended. The automaker will start the introduction to its lineup in the same year, 2024. Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, and GMC vehicles will all come equipped with 5G technology. In addition, GM will update all of its model year 2019 and newer vehicles with the 5G technology. This will improve connectivity speeds and enhance vehicle software performance. DeMaria speaks more on the potential of 5G. 

“The network in the vehicle systems are increasingly relying on what I would call data augmentation,” DeMaria said. “So autonomous functions, ADAS [advanced driver assist systems] functions, and other connected services, including navigation systems, increasingly are relying on supplemental data coming in from the network. So we’re going to continue to see that trend.”

Thomas DeMaria

The smart technology that operates within vehicles will become more advanced as time goes on. Self-driving cars are a hot topic that seems to move closer to reality as time goes on. They are a great example of the potential of 5G technology as their safety information relies on a fast connection. The AI used in vehicles will require the strength provided by 5G, but as of yet, the global networks in the US are not ready. GM is getting consumers ready for the next generation of technology. Their partnership with AT&T will provide their vehicles with the latest in technology and software so that consumers get the best for their buck.

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Top 5 Road Trip Features On The 2021 Chevy Suburban

By melanie s | 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 Suburban, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at 3:47 PM

Just because the kids are going back to school doesn’t mean that you have to end your summer fun, especially for those of you who are “working from home”. The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban is the perfect full-sized SUV for your road-trippin’ excursions. It’s filled with plenty of features that are guaranteed to augment your getaway experience such as wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Zero Gravity Seats, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and much more. Here are the Top 5 Road Trip Features On The 2021 Chevy Suburban.

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

The High Country trim is best of the best on the 2021 Suburban SUV, and with it includes the brand’s Infotainment 3 system paired with Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It allows users to make use of features like Waze and Spotify, as well as make phone calls and send text messages. Wireless support is very convenient on longer trips where drivers may switch seats while taking turns driving. The system is also user-friendly and hardly distracting while your hands are on the wheel.

4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot

Nowadays, having poor cell service or lack of Wi-Fi is almost considered to be on the same level as losing an arm, you just can’t function without it. Luckily, all models on the Chevy Suburban include 4G LTE integration with in-vehicle, ensuring that you and your passengers are always connected. Owners also get to take advantage of the 1-month trial, which involves 3BG of data, and can even opt for an additional plan after this trial ends.

You don’t have to worry about hearing “Are we there yet?” one too many times, as kids and teens will be able to stay in touch with friends or see what’s trending on TikTok without having to use their data.

Heated and Ventilated Seats

Third on our list are 12-way power front seats with available heated and ventilated functionality. This feature is perfect either for those living in warmer climates like Florida or cooler areas like Colorado. You don’t have to worry about making various pit stops to avoid harsh temperatures, because this tool keeps front seat passengers comfortable no matter what condition. Additionally, High Country models also offers this technology for seats in the second row.

Backup and Rearview Mirror Camera

It’s safe to say that back up cameras are considered to be a common feature in most new vehicles, however, the Chevy company does it right by inputting a surround view system, which is especially helpful when maneuvering in tight parking spots or avoiding pedestrians. Other camera angles allow one to see the SUV sky-high or how close they are to a curb.

As usual, the High Country trim cranks up the heat by switching to video display by flipping the mirror up, in which you’ll see a live feed from the back of you. It allows drivers to see a clear view of traffic behind them while the trunk is stuffed with suitcases.

Lots of Charging Ports

Having LTE Wi-Fi isn’t the only way to stay connected. The 2021 Suburban is loaded with charging ports, with access provided in the front and second row. More specifically, front row occupants have access to USB ports on both sides and a wireless charger. Meanwhile, second-row and even third row passengers include USB-C chargers.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

This only scratches the surface of what the big and bad 2021 Chevy Suburban can do, find out more of what it has to offer by visiting Miami Lakes Chevrolet. We carry a wide range of vehicles from the brand, including their full-sized SUV. If after searching through our new car inventory, you like what you see, feel free to chat with one of our representatives for further assistance.

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GM Files New Trademark Application for Grand Blazer

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevy, Chevy Blazer, Chevy dealer Miami, Chevy dealers, Chevy dealers in Miami FL on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 at 5:11 PM

General Motors has been stirring up excitement lately with a new trademark application filed in Argentina. It has many speculating as to whether GM will undergo a larger Chevy Grand Blazer or whether it will make an exclusive vehicle for the Southern American country. Chevrolet has been making headlines with its new all-electric 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 which it hopes will compete with Ford’s F-150 Lightning. A Chevy Grand Blazer could compete with Ford’s Bronco as well, so this may be a good opportunity for the automaker. Recently, Chevy has been updating its vehicles like the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and 2022 Chevy Suburban with new off-road packages and safety features as seen with the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer. Chevrolet has a chance to create more enthusiasm with this new trademark, but we’ll have to wait for more information to determine the route GM will take.

Is There a New Chevy Blazer in the Works?

General Motors recently filed a new trademark application in Argentina for the name “Grand Blazer.” This has raised interest as some have speculated that a Chevy Blazer that returns to its rugged roots could be in the works. The current crossover Chevy Blazer provides good performance and handling, but it isn’t a true off-road vehicle like the original. If Chevrolet has plans for a more rugged Chevy Blazer, it could do well in the off-road sphere against vehicles like the Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler. 

Chevrolet submitted their new trademark application with the Argentina National Institute of Industrial Property. There weren’t too many details included in the application aside from the “Grand Blazer” title. This doesn’t leave much to go off of, but typically “Grand” implies a larger or more luxurious vehicle. The flip side is that GM isn’t doing much with the new trademark, which would be a little disappointingly but somewhat understandable. The Chevrolet Grand Blazer title has been used in Southern American markets as a rebadged version of the Chevrolet Tahoe up until about 2019 so a Chevrolet Grand Blazer could be made exclusively for this Southern market. Countries like Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela have enjoyed these vehicles before so they may be getting a new one. This is plausible as GM did file the application in Argentina, but we’ll have to see. 

One more theory about the new trademark application is a new three-row version of the Chevy Blazer. This three-row version is currently sold exclusively in China. The US has a Chevy Blazer with only two rows of seats so the Grand title could add additional room. Whichever direction GM takes, it will have an impact on competitors and potentially entice new consumers. 

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The 2022 Chevy Camaro Is Back In Action In More Ways Than One

By melanie s | 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, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 7:34 PM

The 2022 Chevy Camaro Is Finally In Production

We’ve recently learned that the Chevrolet company is bringing their 2022 Chevrolet Camaro into production at the GM Lansing Grand River assembly plant in Lansing, Michigan GM Authority. Due to the current microchip shortage impacting various automakers, including Chevy, it has contributed to the delay of General Motors (GM) with the Cadillac CT4 and Cadillac CT5, along with the upcoming Camaro vehicle.

Owing to this delay, inventory for the 2022 muscle car went down, which also contributed to the decrease in Camaro sales. More specifically, car site, GM Authority, reported last month that these Carmo sales went down to a 9 percent segment share during the second quarter of last year.

These year-to-date 2021 Camaro sales came up to 9,881 units, which is a decrease of 29 percent as opposed to 2020’s calendar year of 13,860 units. These shares come up to 14 percent, which is down 2020 percent reported in 2020.

The 2022 Camaro is in its seventh model year and has received a few beautifications and updates as opposed to the previous year. Production of this vehicle was initially set this year, Monday, June 14th, but that date was eventually pushed back.

These augmentations involve the adding of two new exterior colors, along with discontinuing two other exterior options, specifically Crush, which is an orange hue using the paint code G16, with the addition of Shock, a green-yellow with the paint code GKO. New options include Rapid Blue, which we saw at the Daytona race, NASCAR Beef It’s What’s For Dinner 300, last February. The second color is Vivid Orange Metallic.

Other features that we’re saying bye to include the LT 1LE Track Performance Package and the 20-inch Caliente wheelset.

Live Configurations 

The news of the 2022 Chevy Camaro goes even further as the company has launched an online configurator tool, enabling loyalists to make their own distinctive personalization to the pony car.

Similar to other configurators of GM, this one, in particular, allows its users to select from either the Coupe or Convertible body types and choose their desired trim level. The specific models that will be brought forth from the previous Camaro involve 1LS, 1LT, 2LT, 3LT, LT1, 1SS, 2SS, and ZL1. Buyers can also choose colors for the exterior and interior, as well as packages and options.

An example of what one could do with the configurator is to put Rapid Blue as an exterior color for the 1SS Coupe, with Medium Ash Gray for the interior upholstery. Another is to add on Black Accent Exterior Package, which encompasses a satin black painted front splitter and side rockers, along with 20-inch split-spoke Satin Black wheels. 

The upcoming Camaro is certainly geared up and will require that buyers give up $56,920, (plus destination fee) for the base price, as well as $4,420 for selected packages. Additionally, selected options require $7,815, (plus destination fee).

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

When the time comes to purchase your spanking new 2022 Chevy Camaro, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We sell a wide range of vehicles from the brand, including that of the muscle car. 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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2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban to Receive Off-Road Performance Package

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy dealers in Miami FL, Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe in Miami on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 6:21 PM

Chevrolet is bringing a new performance package to the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and 2022 Chevy Suburban. This will consist of an off-road performance package that will upgrade the family-sized SUV’s durability as well as give them a bit of kick. The two full-sized SUVs recently received new designs and features in 2021 to their cabin and exterior, so this latest package will add more overall capability. It will feature upgrades to the engine and improve handling and control. Chevrolet is offering something for all consumers with this latest package. Families looking for something sturdy but still safe and reliable are sure to love this new package deal.

2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Off-Road Package

The 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban are getting improvements to their engines and to their suspension and control. These will be included in an off-road performance package for the Z71 trims. The performance packages will come available as optional equipment. They will feature a new 6.2L V8 engine and dual twin polished stainless-steel exhaust tips. Currently, the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban feature a 5.3L V8 gasoline engine capable of 355 horsepower and 383lb-ft of torque. The new 6.2L V8 will bring the horsepower and torque to 420 and 460 respectively. Alongside the new 6.2L V8 engine is a 3.0L turbo-diesel Duramax engine. This will produce 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. It will provide consumers with a more fuel-efficient and torque-rich engine. All three engines will be paired with General Motors’ hydra-matic 10-speed automatic transmission.

In addition to the off-road performance package, consumers will need to select the off-road capability package. This extra package will improve suspension and control for the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban. It includes magnetic ride control, air ride adaptive suspension, and an electronic limited-slip differential. All of this will improve stability and enhance control so drivers can feel safe and secure. Chevrolet will begin production on the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and 2022 Chevy Suburban on October 4th, 2021. The Chevy Tahoe Z71 trim will be available for $61,900 (plus destination fee) and the Chevy Suburban Z71 trim will be available for $59,200 MSRP (plus destination fee). Both family-sized SUVs provide consumers with the best in function and with their latest improvements, the best in cabin space and cargo storage. The off-road performance package adds to this with better control and handling, thus preparing families for any adventure that may lie ahead.

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All-New All-Electric Chevy Silverado to Feature Rear-Axle Steering

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet Dealership, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami on Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 4:54 PM

Chevrolet has been making headlines with its plans to compete with automakers like Ford and Tesla. The automaker has released some pretty tough vehicles like the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500, for example. Now, the automaker is aiming its sights on a new electric pickup, the all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado. Chevrolet has said the new electric pickup is set to enter production in early 2023. That doesn’t mean the automaker can’t tease consumers with hints and rumors about its specifications. The latest of these come directly from Chevrolet as it announced that the fully electric Chevy Silverado will feature optional rear-axle steering. Additionally, Chevrolet stated that the new electric pickup will have up to 400 miles of range. We’ll have to wait for more information about the pickup, but from what Chevrolet stated, we can speculate about the electric Silverado and what Chevy plans to do with it.

Rear-Axle Steering for the Chevy Silverado

The all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado will come available with optional rear-axle steering. This inclusion will tighten the pickup’s turning radius by allowing the rear wheels to turn in the opposite direction of the front wheels. This feature is similar to the one seen with the electric GMC Hummer, however, it isn’t likely that the new electric Silverado will have the same functionality. The GMC Hummer EV features a crab walk of sorts where it uses all four wheels to move freely, even diagonally. The electric Chevy Silverado will utilize the rear-axle steering to increase its maneuverability, but consumers shouldn’t expect such function and mobility as shown with the EV Hummer.  

The fully electric Chevy Silverado will utilize General Motors’ Ultium battery platform. GM plans to use this platform for its future electric vehicles. For the electric Silverado, multiple powertrain configurations and battery pack sizes will be available. Chevrolet stated that the new electric pickup will have up to 400 miles of range. This battery platform will help ensure that. Chevrolet has also stated that the new pickup will come available in several work-oriented trims. More highly equipped trims will also be available. The last note Chevyrolet shared is that the Chevy Silverado will feature optional 24-inch wheels. Production of the all-new all-electric Chevy Silverado is set for 2023. We will have to wait for more teasers and information, but from what we’ve seen, the electric pickup is looking to cause an upset among the competition. 

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Revamped 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 to Debut Soon

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy dealers in Miami, chevy silverado, Chevy Silverado Miami on Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 5:59 PM

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 is getting a new look. The newly revamped full-size pickup will be unveiled on September 9th, 2021. Production of the pickup will begin later in 2021 on September 20th and September 27th. For now, Chevy fans can get a closer look at some of the new features being offered.

What’s New for the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500?

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 will be getting several improvements to its interior and exterior. The full-sized pickup will also be getting a new architecture platform that will provide new technology features. Inside the refreshed 2022 Silverado, drivers will find an overhauled cabin with a new dash, center stack, and center console. A large infotainment screen and a digital gauge cluster also come equipped inside the pickup. Another change being made will be to the traditional column gear shifter. It will be getting replaced with a new electronic gear select system.

Looking at the exterior of the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500, several minor changes can be seen. One change is a revision to the front fascia. Additional changes to the full-sized pickup include new headlamps, a redesigned tailgate, and different taillights. These will give the new pickup a distinct look that sets it apart from previous iterations.

New Global B Architecture System

One of the most drastic changes to the new 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 is that it will be migrating to GM’s new Global B electrical architecture system. This new architecture will enable over-the-air updates, a feature many automakers are introducing. This new over-the-air update system will allow GM to offer consumers the latest technology features. One of these features is GM’s hands-free Super Cruise drive system which provides drivers with a level 2 autonomous system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, levels of autonomous technology range from 1-5. Since GM’s driver-assist system is a level 2, this means that it will offer semi-autonomous driver assistance. Drivers will be able to remove their hands from the steering wheel during extended periods of driving, but they should still remain alert and engaged to the road. 

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 will also come alongside a new trim, the Silverado ZR2. This trim will feature an upgraded suspension, knobby tires, and underbody skid plates for better off-road performance. The full-sized pickup will debut on September 9th, 2021, but reservations have been made available already. Production of the pickup will begin on September 20th, 2021 at the GM Silao plant in Mexico as well as at the GM Fort Wayne Assembly plant in Indiana on September 27th, 2021. A price hasn’t yet been determined for the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500, but estimates put the pickup between a range of $29,000-$35,000 MSRP (plus destination fee).

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New Patent Images Suggest That An Electric Chevrolet Is Coming Our Way

By melanie s | 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 Equinox in Miami, Chevy Miami, Chevys Miami, Miami, Miami Chevy, Miami Chevy Dealers on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 at 2:41 PM

Recently, the Chevrolet company published a design patent that demonstrates what could possibly be the next-generation of their Chevrolet Equinox electric SUV. The revamped platform will alter its design and technologies, and we can guess that this new crossover will have to carry a different moniker, but for the time being, it’s certain that this mid-size vehicle will be the electric equivalent of the current model.

Taking into account General Motors’ (GM) position on electrics versus hybrids, we can deduce that these recent publications of the Equinox crossover are a direct reflection of a vehicle that totally does away with relying on gasoline. To further explain, the car company already said that it wants to hone in on efforts towards vehicles that are fully electric, and that its studies reveal customers don’t particularly love hybrids.

Moreover, the illustrations show that the vehicle has a closed front end, which almost mirrors that of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV, along with the Cadillac Lyriq. On top of this, the drawings don’t depict that it will make room for an exhaust system, which is obviously needed for a hybrid vehicle.

On the other hand, other elements that support our theory that this electric Equinox to-be. For example, last November, CEO Mary Barra, said that GM would upgrade its financial undertaking to electrics and self-driving vehicles of $7 billion with the aim of releasing 30 new electrics worldwide by 2025. Even before this statement, the automaker said the GMC Hummer EV pickup truck, and eventually went on to develop the Hummer EV product line together with the Hummer EV SUV.

GM also disclosed the refashioned 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and its brand-new and larger relative, the Bolt EUV, coupled with the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq luxury crossover. That being the case, Barra went further in explaining that the ongoing microchip shortage won’t affect the company’s rollout for their electric vehicles, however, it has slowed down production of the upgraded 2022 Chevy Equinox SUV until the middle of August.

It’s almost a given that this type of vehicle will make use of the company’s Ultium Drive And Motor Technology, which are made for a wide range of implementations, such as front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, and can even be utilized by vehicles of high-performance and off-road capabilities. This highlights Barra’s view that GM has the ability to “put everyone in an EV.”

Although the patent was indeed filed by SAIC-GM (Shanghai General Motors Company) for the market for China, most of the Ultium Drive workings like the castings, gears and assemblies will be constructed with parts that are globally sourced at GM’s current global propulsion facilities on collective, adjustable assembly lines, which means that this model may eventually wander on to the States; Which is safe to say would be aligned with GM’s motivations for global coverage.

While we’re waiting for the new and improved Chevrolet Equinox, as well as other electrified vehicles in the works, Miami Lakes Automall has a plethora of vehicles like the gasoline version of their crossover SUV, as well as a variety of other different models that range in various shapes 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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Chevy Camaro to be Replaced by an Electric Sedan

By Justin | Posted in Chevrolet, Chevrolet dealer, Chevrolet Dealers, Chevrolet Dealers in Miami, Chevrolet Miami, Chevy, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Camaro Miami on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 at 5:26 PM
2021 Chevy Camaro

The Chevy Camaro seems to be nearing its end. As automakers vie for the spotlight, transitions toward electric vehicles have been increasingly common. General Motors (GM) recently announced its goal to transition to electric vehicles by 2035. This spells uncertainty for the gas-fueled Camaro as GM has stated that it wants to rid itself of its gas and diesel-powered cars, trucks, and SUVs by 2035. Aside from the question of feasibility, many have to wonder what will happen to vehicles like the Chevy Camaro.

Future of the Chevy Camaro

As GM looks toward producing electric vehicles, we have to wonder what will happen to the gas and diesel vehicles left over. Currently, the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro lacks a replacement. GM could hypothetically mount the Camaro on the rear-drive-based A2XX architecture used to underpin the Cadillac CT4 and CT5, but GM has made no mention of doing so. Thus, it seems the Camaro will meet its end in 2024.

Moving toward more optimistic news, the Camaro name may live on despite the high-performance muscle car fading away. With news of GM’s move toward electrification, the Camaro name may be used for a performance-oriented all-electric sedan. Transforming the iconic two-door into a four-door may seem unlikely, but given the current nature of the world, nearly anything can be made possible.

Could an All-Electric Sedan be on the Way?

GM has stated its plans for an all-electric sedan. Whether it will replace the Chevy Camaro is up for debate, but it does leave many wondering if it can compete in the EV sector. It is expected that an all-electric sedan successor will utilize GM’s Ultium battery tech. This should provide the electric sedan with a good range and high-end charging capabilities. As for performance, we can look toward innovative vehicles like the GMC Hummer EV, which is slated to come available with 1000 horsepower and a quick 0-60mph.

Many have deduced that the next generation of high-performance vehicles by Chevy stands to deliver. This applies to the rumored all-electric sedan which has many excited. It should be noted that the Chevrolet 2023 Corvette Z06 recently received an unveiling date scheduled for later in the Fall of 2021. We will have to see what Chevrolet decides to equip the sports car with and whether it will come electric. Depending on the specs and performance, a new-generation Camaro could also be likely later in the future. 

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Interested in a Chevy Camaro? At Miami Lakes Automall, we’re more than excited to help our customers find what they’re looking for. Check out our new vehicle inventory or browse our quality pre-owned vehicles. We offer suggestions like auto financing to help make paying for a vehicle easier.

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General Motors Says That Their Super Cruise System Will Upgrade With Lane Changes and More

By melanie s | 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 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, August 3rd, 2021 at 2:46 PM

Powering Up The Super Cruise System

General Motors (GM) prized possession, the Super Cruise system, is one of the most innovative driver-assist technologies currently on the market, and for 2022, it’s getting even more advanced and more accessible to other vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra half-ton pickup trucks.

One of the main upgrades of the Super Cruise system is hands-free automatic lane changing, which will give the car the ability to access when it’s safe to pass a car driving in front of you and change lanes when permissible without any action needed from the driver.

Other advancements include hands-free towing, which is helpful for those moving trailers, and improvements in navigation. 

This Super system was first brought to the automotive scene in 2017 in GM’s Cadillac CT6 sedan. It was during this introduction that we saw how the car was capable of guiding drivers to and fro over 200,000 miles of various highways across the States, all on its own. By utilizing both the GPS and on-board cameras, it compares the placement of the vehicle to its location in a lidar scan of the globe. Once the car understands its location, and it’s safe to take over operations, the Cruiser will literally take the wheel, as well as control the acceleration.

However, this doesn’t mean that the driver should then slack off, as they are required to pay attention in the same way as they were when they were piloting. In fact, the system involves technology that can sense whether or not the driver’s eyes are on the road. Should their eyes roam elsewhere, the system will start with various warnings before completely deactivating. If this is not the case, in most cases, there will be no need to take over.

The automaker says that this driver assistance feature will be found on a wealth of different vehicles such as the upcoming GMC Hummer electric pickup, the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado pickups, the Cadillac Escalade and XT6 SUVs, and the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 sedans. Additionally, buyers of the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt will get to enjoy an older version of Super Cruise, which of course, will not include the lane change features. However, buyers of the 2021 Escalade models will get the new features in a future over-the-air update.

GM still needs to watch its back, as its fierce competitor, Ford, has plans to launch its own driving system, the hands-free BlueCruise, which is coming later this year in 2021 F-150 pickups, as well as the electric Mustang Mach-E car.

Another rival is the Autopilot system from Tesla. They also have a new beta version of its Full Self Driving features which even back automatic lane changes on the highway. On the flip side, the company says that the driver still has to keep his or her hands on the steering wheel to confirm their attentiveness…which completely defeats the purpose of the system.

While both Super Cruise and Autopilot aren’t necessarily newcomers on the market, they were not featured in any pickup trucks, which are the most popular vehicles in the States. In conjunction with Super Cruise and BlueCruise, these technologies will be brought to a new market of truck buyers in more ways than one.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

If you’re ready for a new experience with driving, check out all that Chevrolet has to offer at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive selection of models from the brand such as the Silverado truck and the Bolt hatchback. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and with a representative for further assistance.

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5 Things We Like about the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban

By Justin | 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 s | 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 Justin | 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

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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 Justin | 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 s | 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 s | 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.

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

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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 s | 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

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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.

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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

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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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North American Auto Sales Skyrocket For SUVs and EVs

By melanie s | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 8:28 PM

How Sales In The Automotive World Are Increasing

Thursday, (July 1), North American car makers reported a dramatic increase in quarterly sales on an intense demand for SUVs and signaled the growing trend reaching into 2022, as more consumers swing to private conveyance and the lineup for new electric vehicles for launch.

Social effects from the coronavirus pandemic brought on factors like low interest rates, government stimulus checks, and more fondness for personal transportation, which in turn increased the demand for cars, this is still true in the midst of rising prices following the restricted inventories from the worldwide chip shortage.

Increased vehicle prices have raised profitability for automakers, who have also heightened their investments in the production of electric vehicles.

The General Motors company said that its Chevrolet Bolt EV displayed record deliveries for the second quarter, totaling Chevrolet sales up to 31%, while its sales for its premium Buick SUVs sky-rocketed 86%.

“We expect continued high demand in the second half of this year and into 2022,” Elaine Buckberg, GM’s chief economist, said.

Last June, the top North American automaker elevated its budget for electric vehicles to $35 billion through 2025.

“EV adoption is increasing and reaching an inflection point,” GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson told reporters on a conference call. “We want to be ready to be able to produce the capacity that we need to meet demand over time.”

It’s also worth noting that that the company is advancing its offer by financially backing a standard installation of a home charging unit:

“To continue building customer interest in electric vehicles and demand for the all-electric 2022 Bolt EUV and redesigned Bolt EV, Chevrolet will cover standard installation of Level 2 charging outlets through a collaboration with Qmerit for most qualified and eligible purchase and lease customers.”

Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporations said that its electric vehicles made up almost a quarter of their sales volume between June of 2021, which is an increase of 13% from last year.

Toyota’s overall sales for North American increased by about 73% to 688,813 vehicles in the second quarter.

“There need to be more models beyond Tesla … next year, the (Ford) F-150 Lightning should help move the needle upward,” said Morningstar analyst David Whiston.

By the second half of 2021, A great number of electrics will make their grand introduction, this also includes Chevrolet Bolt EUV, Hyundai’s Ioniq 5, and Kia’s EV6 models. These debuts will aid in lifting the overall share of EVs in North America from just 2% of all currently registered vehicles.

The Ford company, which sales figures make up over 10,000 units of their Mustang Mach-E SUV in the first five months of 2021, will release the electric version of its top-selling F-150 pickup truck by next year. The automaker’s North American auto sales increased 9.6% to 475,327 units in the second quarter, due to strong demand for their SUVs and electric vehicles.

Individually, figures from analytics firm, Wards Intelligence showed that the rate of North American light-vehicle sales decreased in June to 1.3 million units from 1.6 million in May.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet

With so many options on the market for SUVs and EVs, it can be hard to choose which one shows the most promise. However, one should know that the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV has an incredible EPA range of 259 miles. It’s also quite energetic and swift in its driving behavior but still manages to excel in handling.

When the time comes to purchase the Bolt EV hatchback, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles in a variety of different shapes and sizes. 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 Chevrolet Company Provides Two New Police Cruisers With The 2022 Bolt and Bolt EUV

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.”

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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

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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

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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

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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 s | 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

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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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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

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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.

 

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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

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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.

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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

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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).

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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

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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 s | 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.”

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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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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

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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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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 s | 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.