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Chevrolet Bolt Finishes 2020 As Second Best-Selling EV

Friday, February 5th, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Miami Lakes Automall

2021 Chevrolet Miami Lakes Automall

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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2021 Chevrolet Malibu Gains New Special Edition, Safety Features

Friday, July 10th, 2020

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

More on the Malibu Special Edition

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

New “Buckle To Drive” Feature

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

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

More Safety Features Coming

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

Drive New Chevy Vehicles With Our Help

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

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

 

Drive Away With the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu

Friday, December 6th, 2019
2020 Chevrolet Malibu Miami Lakes Automall

2020 Chevrolet Malibu Miami Lakes Automall

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The automotive world has seen many mid-size sedans disappear over the last decade. With a new decade upon us, the landscape will change but not for Chevrolet as they have maintained the excellence that is built into their 2020 Chevrolet Malibu. The Malibu carries incredible fuel economy, up to 36 highway mpg, while not selling drivers short on horsepower. The available 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque found in the high-end Malibu is more than many SUVs on the road! Consider the power of driving a vehicle like a Chevrolet sedan. Looking for more things to consider? 

More Perks Found In the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu

For drivers that want a comfortable ride for daily commutes and want to be able to afford their ride, the Chevrolet Malibu is a wonderful option. A low base price of just $22,000 MSRP (Plus destination fee), we can’t say enough good things about the 2020 Malibu. Fully redesigned back in 2016, new changes for the Malibu have updated to include a six-speed automatic transmission with CVT technology (Continuously Variable Transmission) for better fuel economy with a new sport-styled RS trim, heated rear-seats availability and a new Chevy Infotainment system. The Chevy infotainment includes Bluetooth capabilities, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality and available 9-speaker Bose sound system. 

The base engine includes a 1.5-Liter turbocharged engine and front-wheel drive with the Premier trim adding the 2.0-Liter turbocharged engine that carries a nine-speed automatic transmission. In between those trims are the L, LS and RS trims. The L trim adds a 6-speaker stereo, rear backup camera, the LS supports 4G LTE wifi, 16-inch alloy wheels, the RS trim upgrades to 19-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel and a blacked-out sports grill. The Premium trim also adds dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio and LED running lights. Owners that seek the high-end trim can expect to pay $33,320 MSRP (plus destination fee) that offers available power sunroof and a navigation system.

The Future of Chevrolet

In just three years customers will see 20 new electric cars by Chevy; all of them should be added by 2023. The newest Chevy electric car will be made and assembled at the Orion production plant in Michigan. After celebrating over 100 years of Chevrolet, one thing is certain, the Chevrolet brand will continue to offer new sedan cars like the Malibu in the future. They might become electric vehicles, but the advancements are to be taken as improvements for customers to enjoy. Thinking about driving away in a new Chevrolet vehicle? We can help out today!

Miami Lakes Automall Is Your One-stop Automotive Shop

Make this holiday season one to remember no matter what your automotive needs are when you come to Miami Lakes Automall. We have the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu, ready to go on a test-drive today. We welcome you to stop in and find out how exhilarating driving a Malibu vehicle is. 

Don’t let your current vehicle problems get you down. Are you dealing with on-going issues with your current ride? We can make sure you’re back on the road fast with our knowledgeable service techs. Book an online service appointment with us, even if you haven’t made a purchase with us. Rush over to find out more! Our professional and experienced service team is here to help at Miami Lakes Automall.

Mid-size Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Chevy Malibu

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

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The midsize sedan class has a larger selection of makes and models than any other car class and two of the best performers are the Chevy Malibu and the Hyundai Sonata. Tied with a fourth place ranking on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Midsize cars, the Hyundai Sonata and Chevy Malibu give each other a run for their money. Here’s a closer look at how both models are similar and different.

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2017 Chevy Hybrid and EV Models

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Miami Lakes Chevy 2017 PHEV EV Hybrid

Miami Lakes Chevy 2017 PHEV EV Hybrid

Chevy has joined the evolving world of electric and hybrid vehicles, and they’re making a lot of noise with their awesome line up of hybrids, PHEVs, and EVs. Already out for the 2017 model year is the 2017 Chevy Volt, 2017 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, and soon-to-be-released, the all-electric Chevy Bolt EV. Check ‘em out.

2017 Chevy Bolt EV

For those not in the know, “EV” stands for electric vehicle, and the all-new 2017 Chevy Bolt is an all-electric zero emissions vehicle with quite the range. Chevy shocked everyone when they released specs on how far the Bolt can go. On a fully charged battery, the Bolt has a range of 238 miles, which is 25 more miles than the Tesla Model 3 is expected to get (when it is released). Additionally, the Bolt can charge about 25 miles for every hour of charging when using a 240-volt charger (the fast option).

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