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Chevrolet Models with the Roomiest Second Rows

2020 Chevrolet Suburban Greer, SC

Do you have a full house, carpool responsibilities, or road trip plans with friends? Then you need to check out the following Chevrolet models, all available at Bradshaw Automotive, that deliver plenty of room for your rear passengers to stretch out.

Trucks

In addition to being capable, powerful, and trustworthy, Chevrolet trucks like the 2020 Silverado 1500 and 2020 Silverado HD deliver a comfy ride for passengers. Crew cab versions feature 43.3 inches of legroom. Legroom decreases to 35.2 inches in double cab models.

SUVs

Shorter or smaller passengers will find comfort in the 2021 Tahoe or 2021 Suburban, which feature 34.9 inches and 36.7 inches of legroom in the third row, respectively. In the second row, your passengers have 42 inches of room to stretch their legs. There is a better balance of space between the second and third rows in the 2020 Traverse. Here, your rear passengers have 38 inches of legroom in both rows.

If you need only two-rows in your SUV, you can’t go wrong with the 2020 Equinox, which boasts 39.9 inches of second-row legroom. It beats out the 2020 Blazer and 2021 Trailblazer who still do a good job with 39.6 inches and 39.4 inches, respectively.

Sedans

The 2020 Impala delivers 39.8 inches of second-row legroom, but since Chevy has discontinued the model, don’t delay if this is your pick. The 2020 Malibu, a midsize option, features 38.1 inches.

See which roomy Chevy model is right for you and your passengers at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, South Carolina.

 

Chevrolet Silverado Hailed Among Easiest Vehicles to Repair

2020 Chevrolet Silverado - Greer, SC

With a fervent fan base of loyal owners, a reputation for top-tier reliability, and best-in-class V8 power, the Chevrolet Silverado is one of the most popular pickup trucks in America. As if the beloved truck needed any more resume padding, the Silverado family of vehicles recently received major kudos for its ease of maintainability.

Per U.S. News & World Report, the Chevrolet Silverado is among the top 10 Easiest Cars to Maintain and Repair. Easy maintainability is a big plus for truck owners, as having an easy-to-repair vehicle means you won’t experience long waits and expensive bills for parts due to slow supply chains or hard-to-find parts.

According to John M. Vincent and James MacPherson, writers for U.S. News & World Report, the length of the Silverado’s generations contribute to ease of maintenance. “The models aren’t fully redesigned as often as many vehicles, so there tends to be plenty of repair parts available,” the experts stated. They also credited the truck’s passionate, knowledgeable fan base, which makes it easy to get advice on caring for your truck. Other contributing factors to the Silverado’s high reliability include a spacious, uncomplicated engine compartment and common parts with other popular Chevy vehicles, such as the Tahoe and Suburban.

The Bradshaw Automotive service department in Greer, SC, boasts a staff of factory-trained technicians. Our experts will help your truck go the distance.  Shop with Bradshaw Automotive today to get behind the wheel of the easy-to-maintain Chevy Silverado.

Exciting Updates Coming to the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Greer SC

The new 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is coming soon to Bradshaw Automotive, and bringing lots of exciting updates with it. Expect everything from additional standard features to new packages in this heavy-duty pickup.

 

A new split bench seat is coming to the Work Truck, Custom, and LT trims. This front seat replaces the plain 40/20/40-split bench seat, and will add a covered armrest storage unit.

 

The 2021 Silverado 2500HD Work Truck and Custom trims will also become a little more passenger friendly by adding a second standard USB port to the front of the cabin. That’s not the only tech update — GM is also adding its new wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity to the cabin, so passengers can sync their phones without a power cable. This feature is available in the LT trim and  standard on the LTZ and High Country trims.

 

Work Truck, Custom, and LT trims offer a new available auto-dimming rearview mirror that shows a limited video display of the truck’s cargo bed. This view comes from the Bed View Camera which is mounted on the high brake light. Other models will include this view on their center display. There’s even one update under the hood of the Silverado 2500HD. The regular cab Work Truck will be offered with E85 FlexFuel capability for the 6.6-liter V8 engine. Plus, six new packages offer options for unique styling and improved performance.

 

Want a tough, capable truck? Shop our Chevy truck inventory at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, SC.

 

Three New Packages Announced for the 2021 Colorado

2021 Chevrolet Colorado Greer, SC

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado has some exciting changes for the new model year, including new trims and exterior designs. There are also three new packages that allow you to personalize your truck like never before, including a Custom Special Edition, Chrome Appearance, and WT Appearance Package. Test-drive the new Colorado in Greer, SC today to learn more about what’s new on the 2021 model.

There are two packages offered on the base Work Truck trim. The first is a WT Appearance Package, which comes with either a 4×2 or 4×4 powertrain. Offered for businesses buying fleets and special orders, this new package has body-colored door handles, mirrors, and more. Along with the bold new exterior, with a wide grille and contoured lines, the Work Truck is bound to stand apart on the road.

You can also opt for a Custom Special Edition with more features. This package adds Dark Argent Metallic wheels and all-season tires — perfect for your everyday drive. You’ll also find body-colored mirrors and door handles, as well as a body-colored rear bumper and grille.

Finally, the Chrome Appearance Package is offered on the LT model. As the name implies, this comes with chrome trim on the front grille, door handles, beltline molding, rear bumper, and the mirror caps. You’ll also find heated, power-folding mirrors in this package. It’s available for both 4×2 and 4×4 variants.

You can get your very own Chevrolet Colorado at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, SC.

2020 Chevy Blazer Named Best New Midsize SUV by Good Housekeeping

We all want what is best for our families. If you are shopping for a new midsize SUV, you should consider the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer. It was recently named the Best New Midsize SUV by Good Housekeeping Institute and Car and Driver magazine.

2020 Chevrolet Blazer Greer, SC

“A stylish exterior and an appealing aesthetic wraps this practical, fun-to-drive crossover,” writes Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping Institute Chief Technologist and Head Engineer. “You’ll enjoy a confident, responsive drive that stands out on city streets and highways alike.”

To determine the winners for the Best New Family Car Awards, testers took each vehicle through 5,000 miles of tests, this included highways, city driving, and test tracks. Each vehicle was evaluated for its design, technology, handling, safety, and overall value.

Another important consideration was convenience features like cargo space. The Blazer boasts a maximum of 64.2 cubic feet with the second row of seats folded. With the seats in place, you can use up to 30.5 cubic feet for your cargo needs.

If your family loves to take a boat or trailer out for some outdoor fun, the Blazer has a maximum towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds. You can also choose from among three engine options so you can get the right amount of performance to meet your family’s needs.

Want a better family vehicle? You can find the 2020 Chevy Blazer at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, SC.

Trim Level Updates Coming to the Chevy Colorado

2021 Chevrolet Colorado Greer, SCThe 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is getting some significant updates that will make this midsize truck even more exciting. All trim levels will receive new styling on the front and back ends and Chevrolet is paring down the trim level offerings.

In 2021, the base trim level on the Colorado will be the Work Truck model, which means you will get more standard features right from the start. Chevrolet says that with the new front-end design, each trim level will have a more distinct look. On the back end of the Colorado, the rear bowtie on the tailgate has been replaced with the word “Chevrolet” embossed into the metal.

Another addition to the Colorado’s looks will be a new available Sand Dune Metallic exterior color. This will be an option on the Colorado Z71 and ZR2. The off-road-oriented ZR2 model will also feature a wide grille design with an open “Chevrolet” badge across the front. This model will come standard with stylish red row hooks.

Like previous model years, the 2021 Colorado will offer three impressive engine options. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. Next up is a 2.8-liter turbocharged diesel that delivers 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Finally, a 3.6-liter V6 offers 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.

You can learn more about the smart, capable Chevrolet Colorado by contacting us at Bradshaw Automotive.

Chevy Trucks Earn Recognition for Efficient Gas Mileage

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Greer, SC

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Colorado recently earned top spots on U.S. News & World Report list of the 16 Trucks with the Best Gas Mileage. The turbodiesel powertrain on the Silverado 1500 scored especially high, though the turbocharged gasoline four-cylinder engine also earned a place. The Colorado turbodiesel and four-cylinder engines also made the list.

The 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine offered on the 2020 Silverado 1500 scored number one of the U.S. News list thanks to its impressive rating of 33 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg in the city.1 This powertrain is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and it generates 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

“Its huge boost in torque helps the Silverado return the best fuel economy estimates in the full-size pickup truck segment,” according to U.S. News & World Report writers Steven Loveday and Liana Madrid. “In addition, when properly equipped, the Silverado with the turbodiesel engine can tow up to 9,300 pounds.”

The 2020 Colorado also scored high marks on the U.S. News report, thanks to a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or an available 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel. The four-cylinder engine is paired with a six-speed transmission, getting 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.2 The turbodiesel has an impressive 30 mpg on the highway.3

At Bradshaw Automotive, we can help you find the perfect Chevy truck for your lifestyle.

1Silverado 1500 2WD with available Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6 engine EPA-estimated 23 MPG city/33 highway.

2EPA-estimated 20 MPG city/26 highway: Colorado 2WD with 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission.

3EPA-estimated 20 MPG city/30 highway for Colorado 2WD with available 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine. Based on segment-exclusive features. Excludes other GM models.

2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray Named MotorTrend Car of the Year

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The 2020 model year marks a momentous occasion for the Chevy Corvette line — for the first time, the Corvette Stingray is being built as a mid-engine production model, making it the fastest and most potent entry-level Corvette since the sports car launched over 65 years ago.

To add to the celebration, the new Corvette Stingray was recently named the 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year.

“It’s an honor for the Corvette team to receive this coveted award from MotorTrend against the best the industry has to offer,” commented Tadge Juechter, the Corvette executive chief engineer. “Our design and engineering teams spent several years sweating the details to deliver the first mid-engine Corvette. To have a third party validate our hard work makes it all worthwhile.”

The new impressive Chevy Corvette Stingray can sprint from 0 to 60 in just 2.9 seconds when equipped with the Z51 Performance Package. Its 6.2-liter Small Block V8 LT2 engine unleashes 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque.

Ready to drive home in your own 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray from Bradshaw Automotive? You’ll have to wait a little bit longer. Production is slated to begin in February 2020 at the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky.

Chevy Silverado Earns Truck of the Year Title at SEMA

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The new Chevy Silverado earned a high honor at the 2019 SEMA Show. The iconic Silverado was named Truck of the Year by SEMA judges. They graded trucks based on their business opportunities for aftermarket accessorizing using five different categories for scoring.

The new Silverado 1500, which boasts a wide range of engines — including a new diesel engine — and the redesigned Durabed that offers more cargo space than any other truck in the industry, earned the Truck of the Year title on November 4, right before the SEMA Show officially kicked off.

“The SEMA Show is where the newest and most innovative aftermarket products are seen first,” remarked Mike Spagnola, SEMA vice president of OEM and product development. “SEMA Show exhibitors are the innovators and experts who drive the $45 billion industry. Knowing what they believe are the best vehicles for accessorization helps to forecast trends.”

At the show, Chevy brought along multiple Silverado models from across its generations to demonstrate how customizable the model has always been. For the current model year, Chevy also brought the Silverado HD Z71 Sport Package and Silverado Redline Edition models to showcase possible variants of the Silverado truck.

Want to get your own Silverado to customize? Check out this award-winning truck at Bradshaw Automotive.

2020 Chevy Silverado Special Editions Available

2020 Silverado Midnight Edition | Greer, SC

It’s the capable country truck vs. the sporty and aggressive urban ride — 2020 Chevy Silverado Special Editions are now available. Chevrolet recently unveiled the Midnight and Rally Editions of the 2020 Silverado, and the one you choose will depend upon where you spend your time.

Midnight Edition

The Midnight Edition is black on black: from grille to badges to bumpers, exhaust tips and the off-road assistance steps with just a bit of red on the recovery hooks. The LT Trail Boss and Custom Trail Boss trims both offer the Midnight Edition, which comes with a lift and off road package, as well. The Midnight Edition can be ordered on the Custom Trail Boss trim when powered by either the 5.3-liter V8 engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission or the 6.2-liter V8 engine with 10-speed automatic transmission. To get the Midnight Edition on the LT Trail Boss, drivers will need the 6.2-liter V8 and 10-speed automatic transmission.

Rally Edition

The sporty and sophisticated Rally Edition rules the streets. It is available in several striking exterior paint colors that feature black accents: BIack, Red Hot, Silver Ice Metallic or Summit White. The Rally Edition is available on the Custom and RST trims.

Visit Bradshaw Chevrolet to learn more about the Midnight and Rally Editions of the 2020 Chevy Silverado.