What We Know about 2019 Chevy Silverado

The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado was introduced at an event

We don’t have to speculate much on any rumors concerning the upcoming 2019 Chevy Silverado, the newest pick-up from Chevy. To celebrate over 100 years of Chevy trucks, a helicopter brought the new 2019 Chevy Silverado to the Texas Motor Speedway during the Chevy Truck Centennial event. The truck is to officially debut next month at the North American International Auto Show.

 The 2019 Silverado will be available in eight trims and there will be various engine/transmission options to choose from, providing more options than before. Chevy has also acknowledged they’ll vamp up their technology, offer additional convenience features and improve on the previous year.

 Rumors have it that the 2019 Silverado will offer more engine and transmission options, like the new 10-speed automatic currently found in the 2018 Tahoe and Suburban with the 6.2-liter L86 V-8 with 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Speculation is that there will also be a range of diesels available.

 Speculation as to the materials used that make up the truck’s bed is unknown, but those details on the Silverado’s specifics, including weight savings from the previous year will be available in January 2018. Some rumors are that the bed will be lined with some new carbon fiber composite. Time will tell, but we’ll know soon.

 For more information about when you can see the new 2019 Chevy Silverado for yourself, check with your South Florida source for the latest new trucks at Miami Lakes Automall.

 

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New Copo Camaro Available for Adults and Kids

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Last month, the 2018 COPO Camaro was revealed at the Hot Wheels headquarters and the reveal included a road-ready model for adults and a 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition for kids (and maybe adults, too).

Here are the details of the road-ready 2018 COPO Camaro!

  • The engine is a 302 racing engine based on the Camaro SS LT1 engine. The engine is modified for drag racing.
  • This vehicle comes with a short-stroke crankshaft that allows for higher rpm capability.
  • The engine is backed by a ARI TH400 three-speed automatic transmission.
  • Other engine options include a 472 (7-liter) engine and a supercharged 350 (5.7-liter) engine.
  • The supercharged engine shreds the quarter mile in mid 8-seconds at 160 mph.
  • Performance features for COPO models include a solid rear axle system, racing chassis and racing suspension.

 

So how do you get your hands on a 2018 COPO Camaro? That’s the trick. Chevy is only producing 69 models and people have to register for a chance to purchase the available models. Registrants will be picked at random by a third-party company. Why 69 models? That’s another little piece of history. The COPO Camaro program started in 1969 and that same year there were 69 models ordered by dealers, and since the program started up again in 2012, production has been limited to 69 models.

Pretty cool, right? Follow Miami Lakes Chevy on Facebook for more stories and news regarding all things Chevy. Looking for a Camaro in Miami Lakes? Check out our Miami Lakes Chevy inventory!

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Introducing the All-New 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

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Imagine owning a compact SUV that can do it all. The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a versatile and modern compact SUV designed with buyer’s needs in mind. The redesigned 2018 Chevy Equinox is 10 percent lighter than the previous model and it has the innovative tech and design that most modern vehicles now include. In addition to its spacious interior cabin, the Chevrolet Equinox also features plenty of advanced safety and entertainment equipment.  

Interior

The interior cabin of the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox caters to drivers of all sizes. For those tall drivers, there is plenty of room in the front of the cabin as well as the rear seats. Entering and exiting the SUV is also incredibly convenient – the step-in height is low enough to the ground for smaller passengers and the doors have wide openings to make entering the vehicle easier. The base trim, the 2018 Chevy Equinox L, is equipped with power windows with rear, driver, and passenger express up and down. Steering wheel controls, driver seat map pocket, and assisted handle for front and rear passengers.

The all-new Equinox offers exceptional entertainment features and many features come standard throughout the 2018 lineup. Standard equipment on the Equinox L is the Chevrolet MyLink audio system with a 7-inch diagonal color touch screen that offers AM/FM stereo with seek/scan and digital clock, Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones with voice-activated technology and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for compatible phones. The highest trim level, the Equinox Premier 1.6L trim offers an upgraded MyLink audio system that includes an 8-inch diagonal color touch screen that allows drivers to customize and manage entertainment throughout the vehicle and GPS navigation system that maps in 2D and 3D.

Advanced Safety Features

“The Chevrolet Equinox ramps up its awareness and protection capability with an even broader range of available technologies designed to assist drivers in everyday situations,” said Ray Kiefer, General Motors Active Safety technical fellow. “From daily driving to parking and crash avoidance, it can help the occupants avoid trouble altogether.”   

The 2018 Equinox safety features not only enhance the driver’s awareness while on the road, but they also offer camera-based technologies that can assist the driver to react faster and avoid potential threats. New for the 2018 model year is Surround Vision, a technology that delivers an accurate view of the Equinoxes perimeter. Available on select trims, Surround Vision provides a 360-degree view of the vehicle and gives drivers a more confident approach while parking and backing up. Another advanced safety feature includes StabiliTrak electronic stability control system which helps enhance control especially during emergency maneuvers while adjusting the brakes and engine torque to keep drivers on their intended path.

LISTEN UP, PARENTS! This one’s for you –  Chevy’s Teen Driver program. The Teen Driver programs is a configurable feature that allows parents to customize their teen’s vehicle settings through with a special key fob, and it also provides parents with an in-vehicle report about their teen’s driving habits.

On top of other safety features, the 2018 Chevy Equinox also includes Safety Alert Seat, Forward Collision Alert with following distance indicator, Low-speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Assist with Lane Departure Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

Performance

The Equinox engine is packed with a decent amount of power under the hood. The Equinox L is equipped with a 1.5L Turbo engine that delivers 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque that’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This standard engine is also available in 2.0L turbo and 1.6L turbo-diesel with a new 9-speed automatic transmission partnered with the 2.0L turbo. For buyers on the hunt for a bit more turbo power, the Equinox Premier comes standard with a 1.6L turbo diesel engine that delivers 137 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque that’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel-drive is also a standard feature with available all-wheel drive as well. Additionally, the AWD system is switchable and enhances the vehicle’s fuel efficiency by disconnecting from the rear axle when it’s not in use or needed.

Interested in taking the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox for a test drive? Stop by Miami Lakes Chevrolet located in Miami Lakes, FL or visit our website for our available 2018 Inventory. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Chevrolet is Offering Everyone Employee Pricing

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Christmas arrived early this year! Imagine walking into a dealer ready to buy a brand new 2017 Chevrolet and automatically qualifying for an employee discount.. sounds awesome right? That’s because it’s true! Still in disbelief? Let’s break it down…

2017 has been a crazy year, so Chevrolet is doing what they can to end the year on a positive note, and that’s offering all customers employee discounts on all Chevrolet models for buyers who take delivery by January 2, 2018. That means all buyers pay what Miami Lakes Chevy employees pay!

From now until the beginning of next year, all customers can purchase any new Chevrolet model and get a huge discount off MSRP, and yes that includes models like the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year, the Chevy Bolt EV, as well as the Chevrolet Colorado, which was named the Motor Trend Truck of the Year for two years.

Not sure what Chevy offers but on the market for a new car? Here’s a quick run down of the Chevrolet lineup.

Cars

Chevy has a great lineup of cars. The Chevy car lineup ranging from small compact cars like the Chevy Spark and the Chevy Sonic to mid-size sedans like the Chevy Cruze and Chevy Malibu to a full-size sedan like the Chevy Impala to award-winning alternative fuel cars like the Chevy Bolt EV and Chevy Volt.

Sports Cars

There are three different sports cars made by Chevrolet, the Camaro, the Corvette and the SS, and they all pack serious power. The Chevrolet Camaro is a two-door muscle car that is available with a few different engine options. The Chevrolet SS is a four-door sedan that features a powerful 6.2L engine under the hood. The Chevy Corvette is a classic and it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds.

Crossovers and SUVs

In addition to behemoths like the Chevy Suburban and Chevy Tahoe, Chevys SUV lineup also includes the Chevy Trax, all-new Chevy Equinox and Chevy Traverse. While all five Chevy SUVs are different from one another, they all offer spacious cabins, towing capabilities and modern tech.

Trucks

With 100 years of manufacturing trucks under their belt, Chevy has an excellent variety of trucks. The  Chevy Colorado is one of the most versatile trucks made by Chevy because it offers off-roading and towing capabilities, but it’s a little smaller than a light-duty or heavy-duty truck so it has a great fuel economy. Buyers looking for a bigger truck have the option of the light-duty Chevy Silverado 1500 or heavy-duty Chevy Silverado 2500 or 3500.


Want to get a great deal on a great vehicle? Come by Miami Lakes Chevrolet or view our Chevrolet inventory as soon as you can! We don’t expect our inventory to last long.

Miami Lakes Chevrolet is Offering Year End Deals Across the Entire Lineup

Miami-Lakes-Chevy-Equinox-lease-specialRight now Miami Lakes Chevrolet is offering an unbeatable lease deal on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox as well as 40% off MSRP on new Chevrolet models.

2018 Chevy Equinox Year End Countdown Event

Qualified lessees are eligible for a 24-month Sign & Drive lease of $199 per month on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, which is Chevrolet’s second-best selling model.

Redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Chevrolet Equinox is an excellent compact SUV that offers modern amenities, comfort and power. From features like the available hands-free gesture liftgate to standard backup camera and 63.5 cubic feet of cargo space, the Equinox is a great vehicle for people who need a multipurpose vehicle.

The Equinox is available with three engine choices and they all provide power and towing abilities. In addition to the two available gas engine option, the Equinox is also the only vehicle in its segment that is available with a diesel engine, a type of engine great for towing and fuel economy. The available diesel engine is the 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine and it averages 39 mpg on the highway.

Test Drive a Chevy at Miami Lakes Chevy Today!

For more information on the current 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Sign & Drive $199 per month lease for 36 months, or to find out more about the Chevrolet models that are available with 40% off original MSRP, come to Miami Lakes Chevy. We have a huge selection of all Chevy models, but that doesn’t mean the qualified models are going to last! The available deals continue through 1/2/2018, so hurry in today to get a good deal.

*Lease plus tax/ tag including all incentives with approved credit. Discounts from retail $0 Down, 10k miles/year, 24 mo. No Security Deposit Required. Exp. 01/02/2018

 

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