2019 Chevrolet Silverado Trail Boss LT in Action

Wilmington, NC- Although it is February in Wilmington, North Carolina it feels like spring. Which means it is time to load up the all new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and get out on the beach to enjoy this beautiful “winter weather” this weekend! See how we used the Silverado 1500 Trail Boss LT this week with our full gallery!

 

 

Jeff Gordon Chevy Family Photos | May 2016

050216 - AL - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 - USMC - GM Military Discount - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - Jacksonville NC - 272343
Allen Lekocevic helped U.S. Marine, Jovani S., into his brand new 2016 Silverado Z71. And, with his Chevy Military Discount, he saved over $8,500! Congrats and thank you for your service! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050216 - CW - 2011 Chevrolet Impa - 2012 Chevy Malibu - Jeff Gordon Chevy PreOwned Wilmington NC - 273055
Brian traded his Chevy Malibu for this 2011 Impala and Chris Whitehurst helped him keep the same payment! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
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Wayne just purchased this 2016 Silverado 2500HD for his landscaping and nursery business making it his 3rd new truck from Chris Whitehurst in 4 months! Thank you, Wayne! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050516 - 2012 Dodge Challenger RT - 2014 Dodge Durango - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 272836
Chris Whitehurst & Stephen Hooper helped Jerry into his 2nd vehicle from us and trade his 14 Dodge Durango for this 2012 Challenger R/T! Congratulations and thank you! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050716 - CW - 2013-2015 Toyota Highlander - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 187424
Awww! Chris Whitehurst showing some love for his stepmom, who just happened to upgrade from a 2013 to a 2015 Toyota Highlander! Congrats, Susan! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050716 - CW - 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 140993
Chris Whitehurst helped James trade his 2015 Silverado for brand new 2016 Silverado High Country – making it his 3rd purchase from us in 3 years! Congrats and thank you for being a loyal member of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
050716 - EL - All New 2016 Chevrolet Cruze - 2008 Malibu - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmingotn NC - 2733
Errington Licorish helped Victoria trade in her 08 Malibu for this brand new 2016 ‪#‎ChevyCruze‬! Beautiful! Welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
050716 - JF - 2014 RAM 2500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - Aiken SC - 273210
Jay Flores – only a couple days on the job – made his first sale to Bruce and his wife from Aiken, SC upgrade their truck to this 2014 RAM 2500! Congrats all around! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050716 - JT - 2014 RAM 1500 - 2013 Jeep Patriot - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 198011
Jack Tantum helped Adam into his third purchase from Jeff Gordon Chevy, trading his 2013 Jeep Patriot for this 2014 RAM 1500! Congrats and thank you again, Adam! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050916 - AL - 2006 Ford F-150 Crew Cab 4x4 - Chevy Silverado - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington Riegelwood NC - 52319
Allen Lekocevic assisted these long time customers from Riegelwood, NC into their fourth vehicle from us – A 2006 F-150 4×4 crew cab! Congrats and thank you, Kenny & Donna! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
050916 - CW - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu - Military - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - Jacksonville NC - 273462
Chris Whitehurst welcomed this military couple to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬ and helped them into their new 2012 Malibu! Congrats, Emily & Avery, and thank you for your service!
051016 - CW - 2012 Volkswagen Jetta - 2012 Honda CR-V - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Hampstead Wilmington NC - 273489
Jennifer just came to visit us for the first time to trade in her 2012 Honda CR-V. Now she’s the happy owner of a 2012 VW Jetta with 20,000 less miles and paying $200 less a month on her car payment. Pretty amazing! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051116 - AL - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Low Mileage - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 211073
Allen Lekocevic helped Bryant B. from Leland into his 2nd truck from Jeff Gordon Chevy – A 2013 Silverado with only 20,000 miles! Congratulations! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051116 - CW - Certified 2015 Chevrolet Cruze - Ford Mustang - Jeff Gordon Chevy PreOwned - Wilmington NC - Hampstead NC - 273581
Chris Whitehurst helped Hope upgrade her 99 Mustang to this certified 2015 Chevy Cruze! That’s huge – Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051116 - CW- 2013 Chevrolet Equinox Lease Purchase - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 214979
Melissa leased a 2013 Equinox from Jeff Gordon Chevy three years ago. She loved it so much, she decided to keep it! 🙂 Congrats and thank you, Melissa! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051216 - AB-CW - 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - SC - 272826
Austin Briggman & Chris Whitehurst helped Donna from South Carolina into her 2012 Dodge Ram 1500! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051216 - CW - 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington - Oak Island NC - 273551
Chris Whitehurst helped Margaret get into the perfect vehicle with her brand new 2016 Cruze Limited! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051316 - AL-AV - 2012 Chevrolet Suburban - 2016 Kia Sorento - Wilmington NC - Richlands NC - 273377
Allen Lekocevic & Adam Vitale helped Courtney into this beautiful 2012 Chevy Suburban – A little more fitting than her 16 Kia Sorento for her growing family 🙂 Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051316 - CW - Certified 2014 Chevy Traverse - Military Family Photo - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Havelock - Wilmington NC - 273545
Chris Whitehurst welcomed this military family into ours with their certified pre-owned 2014 Traverse! Perfect! Congrats, Daniel & Victoria! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051316 - JM - 2016 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ Lease - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 33598
Joe McCaul helped Terry K. of Leland into his second Equinox lease from us – turning in his 2013 for this 2016 LTZ! Congrats and thank you! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051416 - CW - 2009 Acura TSX - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - US Army - Currie NC - Wilmington NC - 273726
Chris Whitehurst helped this awesome mom find the perfect vehicle for her son – a member of US Army. They decided on this 2009 Acura TSX 🙂 Congrats and thank you, Jennifer! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051416 - CW - 2013 GMC Yukon XL - 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche - Jeff Gordon Chevy PreOwned - Tabor City NC - Wilmington NC - 171263
Lori & Frankie of Tabor City, North Carolina just purchased their 2nd vehicle from us, trading their 2007 Avalanche for this beautiful 2013 GMC Yukon XL! Congrats and thank you! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051416 - GW - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 - 2007 Nissan Titan - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 273635
Nikolas came in looking to trade his 07 Nissan Titan with a newer truck – Grady Ward helped him get into this beautiful brand new 2016 Silverado Z71! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051416 - RS - 2016 Chevy Spark 2LT - Titanium - USMC - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 162894
Ryan Shumate helped active duty marine Willie H. and his wife, Carolyn into their second vehicle from Jeff Gordon Chevy – a Titanium 2016 Spark 2LT! They were able to save over 15% off MSRP combining current offers with their military discount – Amazing! Thank you for your loyalty and your service! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051416 - SM - 2010 Nissan Rogue - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 273719
Shadon Miller helped Glen & Mason into their first purchase at Jeff Gordon Chevy – a 2010 Nissan Rogue! Congratulations and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051616 - CW - Certified 2015 Chevrolet Equinox - 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 273815
Chris Whitehurst helped his good buddy Joe trade his 2012 GMC Sierra for something with better gas mileage – He left the happy owner of this certified 2015 Equinox and a new member of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬! Congrats!
051616 - JM - 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4WD - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC -
Joe McCaul helped Vlad trade his 2005 Corvette and 2015 Ford F-150 for this awesome 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051816 - JT-CW - GM Certified 2014 Buick Enclave - 2011 Ford Explorer - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Evergreen NC - Wilmington NC - 246235
Jack Tantum & Chris Whitehurst helped this couple from Evergreen, NC into their first vehicle from Jeff Gordon Chevy, trading their 2011 Ford Explorer for this beautiful GM Certified 2014 Buick Enclave! Congrats, George & Alice! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051816 - RS - 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Premier - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 162212
Bill upgraded his 2010 Malibu for this all-new 2016 Malibu Premier right off the showroom floor! Congratulations and thank you! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
051916 - LE - 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 225941
Lynwood Evans helped Robert M. of Hampstead, NC into his beautiful new 2016 Chevy Tahoe Z71! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
051916 - SM - 2015 Jeep Patriot - 2014 Chevy Malibu - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 170211
THIS is what an Awesome Bob looks like: Purchasing his 2015 Jeep Patriot from Shadon Miller – his second buy from Jeff Gordon Chevy in less than a year! Thank you and congrats, Bob! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052016 - CW - 2016 RAM 1500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 274030
Chris Whitehurst welcomed Debbie into the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬, helping her into her (practically) new 2016 RAM 1500 – only 13,000 miles! Congratulations!
052016 - CW - 2016 Silverado 1500 - 2015 City Express - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC -
Jennifer and her husband, Adam, just purchased their third vehicle from Chris Whitehurst and traded their 2015 City Express for this beautiful Midnight Edition 2016 Silverado! Congratulations and thank you! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052116 - ASK4SAM - Certified PreOwned 2013 Chevy Camaro - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - Rocky Point NC - 260291
Sharon & Johnny of Rocky Point, NC really wanted a red Camaro – We didn’t have one here, but Sam Saunders was able to find one at our sister store in Charleston, SC and get it here for them! Congratulations and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052116 - CW - 09-2016 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 Midnight Edition - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - Clinton NC -
George H. of Clinton NC upgraded his 2009 Silverado for this beautiful lifted 2016 Silverado Midnight Edition – Wow! Congratulations and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052116 - CW - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - 04 Jeep Wrangler - Military - Jeff Gordon Chevy - Wilmington NC - Hampstead  NC - 273979
After serving our military for 15 years, we think Adam definitely deserves this brand new 2016 Silverado. Congrats and thank you for your service! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052116 - JM - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado WT Blackout Edition - Ford F-150 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274070
Joe McCaul helped Bill out of his 03 Ford F-150 and into his brand new 2016 Silverado Blackout Edition! Congratulations and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052316 - AL - 2014 Nissan Armada - 2012 Nissan Pathfinder - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 274039
Allen Lekocevic helped Enwelver and his beautiful daughter swap their 2012 Nissan Pathfinder for an extra row of seats in their new 2014 Nissan Armada! Congratulations and enjoy! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052316 - CW - 2015 Toyota Tacoma - 2016 Ram 1500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 274030
After realizing her new 2016 RAM was a little too big, Debbie came back to Chris Whitehurst who was able to find her this 2015 Toyota Tacoma – the perfect size, same payment, and only 1,000 more miles! 🙂 Congrats again, Debbie! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052316 - RB - 2016 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274177
Chris & Ryan traded their 2007 BMW 7-Series for this much bigger 2016 Suburban LTZ! Congratulations and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052416 - AB - 2011 Kia Soul - Toyota Celica - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC -
Mandi decided to let go of her 1986 Toyota Celica and picked her great friend of over a decade, Austin Briggman, to help her find her new vehicle. She’s now a proud owner of a 2011 Kia Soul! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052416 - AL - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Chevy Trucks - Supplier Pricing - Wilmington NC - Pembroke NC - 274088
James S. came from Pembroke, NC to purchase his first vehicle from Allen Lekocevic at Jeff Gordon Chevy and is now a happy owner of a brand new 2016 Silverado! Taking advantage of his supplier pricing discount, he was able to save over $10,000! Amazing! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052516 - CW - 2013 Mazda 3 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 273766
Chris Whitehurst helped Laura and her son, Matt, who just moved here from Texas, find just the vehicle they needed. They are now happy owners of a 2013 Mazda 3! Congrats! ‪#‎JGCFamily‬
052516 - JF - Certified PreOwned 2014 Chevy Silverado - 2011 Equinox - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 243915
Jay Flores helped Arturo & Elizabeth into their second vehicle from Jeff Gordon Chevy, trading in their 2011 Equinox for this beautiful 2014 Silverado! Congrats and thanks for being loyal members of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052616 - AB - 2008 Ford Explorer - 2004 Hyundai Sonata - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 273561
Austin Briggman helped Christy trade her 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe for something with a little more room, a 2008 Ford Explorer! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052616 - MM - 2016 Chevrolet Colorado - Jeff Gordon Chevy Trucks - Wilmington NC - Leland NC - 274342
Richard & Kappy are happy new owners of this beautiful new 2016 Chevy Colorado! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052716 - CW - 2015 Chrysler Town+Country - 2007 Toyota Tacoma - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Holly Ridge NC - Wilmington NC - 274400
Chris Whitehurst helped Josh & Ashly K. of Holly Ridge, NC trade their 2007 Tacoma for this 2015 Chrysler Town & Country! Welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬ and thank you for your 12 years of service! ‪#‎USMC‬
052716 - SW - 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe LT - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274401
Sharod Wallace welcomed Marsha S. into the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬ helping her into her beautiful new 2016 Chevy Tahoe LT! Congratulations!
052816 - CW - 2014 Hyundai Accent - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Southport NC - Wilmington NC - 274445
Chris Whitehurst helped Tori J. of Southport, NC find the perfect vehicle to fit her needs AND match her top 🙂 She’s now a happy owner of this 2014 Hyundai Accent! We love it! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052816 - RB - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Midnight Edition - 2014 Silverado 1500 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 228481
Robert the Wilmington Chevy Guy helped Michael trade his 2014 Silverado 1500 for this jaw-dropping 2016 Silverado 2500HD Midnight Edition! Congrats and thanks for being a loyal member of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052816 - RB - Certified 2016 Chevrolet Traverse - 2007 Chevy Tahoe - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington  NC - 142733
Robert Baransky helped Danielle into just what she needed for her budget and family – She traded her 2007 Tahoe for this beautiful certified 2016 Traverse! Congratulations and thanks for being loyal members of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
052816 - RS - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Jacksonville NC - Wilmington NC - 274430
Ryan Shumate helped the Nunez family from Jacksonville, NC into their 2012 Malibu – Their first purchase from Jeff Gordon Chevy! Welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬ and enjoy!
053016 - AL-SH - 2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD Duramax Diesel - 2004 Silverado - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - Southport NC - 274456
Stephen Hooper & Allen Lekocevic turned Kyle’s dream truck into reality – helping him out of his 2004 Silverado for this 2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD Duramax Diesel! Awesome. Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
053016 - CW - 2013 - Certified 2016 Chevrolet Impala - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - 246952
Lina came back to Chris Whitehurst for the second time, looking to upgrade her 2013 Impala for a newer one. Now she owns a beautiful certified 2016! Congrats and thanks for being a loyal member of the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
053016 - RS - 2005 - 2016 Chevrolet Malibu LS - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274269
Ryan Shumate helped Jessica upgrade from a 2005 to a brand new 2016 Chevy Malibu! We love it! Enjoy and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
053016 - SM - 2014 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali - 2006 Lexus GX 470 - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet PreOwned - Wilmington NC - Ocean Isle Beach NC - 274537
Shadon Miller helped Odell of Ocean Isle Beach, NC upgrade his 2006 Lexus GX 470 for THIS 2014 Sierra 2500HD Denali with only 11,000 miles! Awesome! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
053116 - BK - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 - GM Educator Discount - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274621
Brian Kane helped Jessica & Matthew trade their 13 Equinox & 05 Silverado and save OVER $9,000 with Jessica’s Educator Discount on their new 2016 Silverado Z71! Congrats, you two, and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!
053116 - JM - 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Duramax Diesel Work Truck WT - Landcaping - Jeff Gordon Chevrolet - Wilmington NC - 274608
Joe McCaul helped Gregory find a new truck for his landscaping business (Lyon-N-D-Grass), trading his 06 F-350 for this 2016 Silverado 2500HD Duramax! Congrats and welcome to the ‪#‎JGCFamily‬!

New Silverado to Feature Those Flashing Blue Lights (And Some Other Stuff)

The North American Truck of the Year – the all-new Silverado 1500 – has been adopted to join the police force as a Special Service Vehicle (SSV) and should start showing up on highways near you this summer, according to Chevrolet.

The Silverado 1500 Crew Cab “SSV package” will be a combination of the standard/base work truck (WT) and 1LS trim levels. They’ll use the same 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine that is available to consumers – producing 355HP and 383 lb.-ft. of torque (while still getting 23 MPG highway.) But that’s where the similarities end. The Silverado SSV will be equipped with a 170-amp high-output alternator and 730-CCA auxiliary battery, which will allow officers to drive and operate all of those computers, cameras, radios, and, of course, those flashing blue lights.

Other optional equipment will include spot lamps, siren system, and strobes for the grille, headlights, and taillights. Law enforcement agencies can also choose to swap the center seat to mount a vertical gun rack or computers, mount an auxiliary dome lamp, or install a rear-view camera. There will also be another feature called the “common key package” that would allow a municipality to operate all of their Tahoe PPV and Silverado SSV trucks with the same key.

So why the Silverado? Along with being awarded Truck of the Year, Pickup of the Year, Four-Wheeler of the Year, and dashing good looks, the Silverado 1500 was also recognized for its low cost of ownership, an important deciding factor for municipalities and government agencies. Other government agencies such as fish and game enforcement and border patrol are liking the idea of the Silverado SSV as well. We got more photos of the Silverado, Tahoe, and other vehicles to keep your eye out for on the road below.

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(Don’t Fear) The Reaper

ImageChevrolet enthusiasts have been waiting for quite some time for General Motors to offer a high-performance pickup truck that would rival the Ford Raptor. Well, their wait is about to end thanks to Lingenfelter and Southern Comfort Automotive, who have developed the most powerful version of the 2014 Silverado – the Reaper.
The Reaper is fitted with a new front fascia, which includes a high clearance bumper, grill and hood. It is equipped with 17 inch bead-lock rims with 33 inch off-road tires and uses a Fox Racing suspension system, making it ready for all off road adventures. There’s also an integrated floodlight system and a reinforced plate.  The supercharged V8 engine producing 550HP is provided by Lingenfelter, and is connected to a Corsa exhaust system. The Reaper is also sporting custom exterior graphics, a bespoke gauge package and stitched headrests. All it seems to be missing is a little more cowbell.
The high-performance truck will have an estimated price of $50,000-$60,000 (which isn’t far off from the current Silverado 2500HD) and will only be available to select Chevrolet dealerships in the U.S. ( like Jeff Gordon Chevrolet in Wilmington, NC.) More details on the 2014 Chevrolet Reaper will be released in the coming week. Meanwhile, you can have a look at the truck’s dedicated website. If you’re interested in being on the list for the first Chevrolet Silverado Reaper when it arrives at Jeff Gordon Chevrolet, just call the internet sales hotline at (910)798-2650 or toll free at (888)261-0090 and we’ll keep you updated!

Is GMC Going to Gain its Own Identity?

GMC Granite
GMC Granite Concept

For the past two decades, the GMC lineup has been parallel to Chevrolet’s SUV and truck lineup. For the Chevrolet Silverado, there’s the GMC equivalent, the Sierra. For Tahoe and Suburban, the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL. The GMC Acadia and the Chevy Traverse are the lineups 3rd row SUV’s, and the Equinox and Terrain – crossovers.

GMC Granite Interior 2

But now, GMC is planning on de-railing from Chevrolet with their GMC Granite concept. First introduced in Detroit in 2010, the Granite was presented as a smaller, boxy “urban utility vehicle” (UUV?) similar to the Scion xB or Nissan Cube – designed to appeal to a younger crowd, with a bold exterior,  an interior reminiscent of loft-style apartments, and full-sized rear suicide doors.

GMC All-TerrainFrom bumper-to-bumper, the concept measures only 161 inches, making it shorter than the Chevy Cobalt (now the Cruze), and would definitely make it the smallest vehicle on the GMC lineup. But GMC has another concept: the Sierra All-Terrain HD, which is, for lack of a better word, beastly.

No official word has announced that either of these will be put into production, yet. But in our opinion, we think that only one or the other should be produced since that All-Terrain looks like it would eat the Granite for breakfast. Tell us what you think!

6 Reasons To Stop Shopping for a New Truck

Silverado Raised the BarSince the Silverado got it’s redesign inside and out last year, critics have been an extremely hard time trying to find anything bad to say about it. Besides the sleek and sharp-looking new body style, the new Silverado has undergone some re-engineering under the hood and some redesign on the inside to create more space for your passengers, cargo, and whatever else you may want to store, which is coming in handy with all of the awards it has been winning.

  1. AutoWeek’s 2014 Best of the Best/Truck Award
    Every year, AutoWeek does some extensive research on all newly-introduced cars (sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, convertibles, sportscars) and trucks (crossovers, SUV’s, and pickups) to the market and determine just one car and one truck as “the best.” Each new vehicle is expected to have best-in-class performance, economy, fit and finish, and reliability, to name just a few key areas. Billions of dollars ride on them, as does the success (or failure) of their companies. So what does this title mean? Of all the cars and trucks driven, AutoWeek testers narrowed them down to 2 that they collectively think sit at the pinnacle at the automotive mountain. They choose the most appealing and enjoying vehicles to own – that they themselves would happily drive daily.Chevrolet pulled off a first-ever clean sweep with this year’s awards naming the Corvette Stingray as best car and none other than the Silverado 1500 as best truck.

    “What ultimately pushed the Silverado over the top was that refinement. The cockpit is well built from quality materials, the seats comfortable for long hauls; we literally spent days behind the wheel with nary a complaint. And, of course, the Silverado will haul a ton of stuff.”
    Read the full article from AutoWeek here.

  2. Four Wheeler Magazine‘s 2014 Pickup of the Year
    The competition is a week-long test featuring both on- and off-road examinations throughout Southern California. From the deserts to the mountains, judges test the performance of each pickup in a number of terrain types and intricately-planned driving routes. The winning pickup represents the vehicle most capable of enduring nearly all critical situations and conditions.To participate in Four Wheeler Pickup Truck of the Year competition, a vehicle must be either all new or substantially revised from the previous model year. All vehicles must have a two-speed transfer case, a production run of at least 1,500 vehicles available in
    the U.S., and be on sale by January 15, 2014.

    The Silverado won. You can read the rest here.

  3. Automotive and Business Fleet Magazines’ 2013 Fleet Truck of the Year
    This is an award that is judged and determined by qualified fleet managers reflecting all industry segments and fleet sizes. As you can probably guess from the way this post is going, the Silverado wins again.

    Here’s what they said:
    “The Silverado 1500 provides work-ready features throughout the vehicle making it ideal for varied job sites. A standard CornerStep bumper coupled with handholds built into the box rail, upper tie-down hooks, under-rail light-emitting diode, or LED, lighting and an EZ Lift and Lower tailgate also make the box more user-friendly for hauling tools and cargo.”
    Feel free to read the entire article here.

  4. The NHSTA Gives the Silverado a 5-Star Safety Rating
    The National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration determines the safety rating for every vehicle on the American market. The Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 both got 5-stars for safety – making them the first full-sized trucks to achieve that score since the new, rigorous requirements were implemented back in 2010. (Go General Motors!)
    Here’s something else that says the same thing with more words.

  5. Best V8 Fuel Economy In It’s Class
    The 2014 Silverado 1500 with its 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 gets 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, is mated to a six-speed automatic, can tow 11,500 pounds with the optional Max Trailer Package, and costs the same as the outgoing Silverado, $24,585 (*including $995 destination fee). With all of that, the 2WD gives you 16 MPG city/23 highway, and the 4WD gives 16 city/22 highway. That’s better than the Ford F-150’s V6 engine with EcoBoost.
    That’s what AutoBlog said.

  6. Free Maintenance
    Well since you’re already going to be saving money at the pump, save money at your Chevrolet Certified Service dealership (Jeff Gordon Chevrolet) and don’t pay for any regular maintenance for 2 years/24,000 miles (whichever comes first). That’s just a sweet deal.

So with all that being said – you shouldn’t be contemplating which truck you’re going to buy, you should be contemplating which Silverado you’re going to buy.

Silverado vs All

And if you still need some more, we got it. Click here to find out how the Silverado stacks up against the competition.

“How do I get one?”

Well, you can call us on our internet sales hotline @ (888)261-0090, or you can chat with us live by clicking the icon below and we’ll set you up a test drive or an appointment to make a deal!

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A Quick, Easy Solution to Successfully Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

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It’s no secret that New Year’s Resolutions tend to get broken or forgotten as soon as they’re made. According to Statistic Brain, only 8% of people every year actually successfully achieve their New Year’s Resolution. That’s low.

Statistic Brain also lists that the most common resolutions fall under one (or more) of these 3 categories:

  1. Self-Improvement/Image
  2. Relationships
  3. Intelligence/Finance

We’d like to offer a solution to help with your resolution, that can apply to any category or categories that yours falls under.

We think it’s safe to say that everyone would like to improve themselves in one way or another – whether it be socially, physically, intelligently. Whether we like it or not, psychologically, when you look better, you feel better. Simple concept.

So how do you get this all done in one fell swoop? Well, we suggest that you buy a Chevrolet… for a few reasons.

  1. Self-Improvement/Image
    Bow ties are in. For those who hadn’t noticed, every Chevrolet comes standard with not one, but TWO bow ties (front and back). This a fashion statement in itself. (And you won’t have to go on YouTube or call your grandfather to learn how to tie one either.) So immediately, you’re more fashionable, heads are turning – envious of your bow ties – and you can’t help but feel a little bit smug about it.
  2. Relationships
    People are just going to gravitate to you more, which means more friends, and possibly even a new romance. We say, embrace it!
  3. Intelligence and Financial Responsibility
    Well, we would be stupid to think that just from reading this article that you’re going to just buy a Chevrolet because we say so. You, more than likely, would do some research to compare similar makes and models that are on the market today. Then you’ll stumble across some information like:
  • Chevrolet has received more 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Awards than any other automotive brand.
  • The 2014 Silverado and 2014 Corvette Stingray won AutoWeek’s “Best of the Best” Car and Truck for 2014 – which is impressive for several reasons – but you’ll find that out when you’re doing your research.
  • SEVEN 2014 Chevrolet models received 5-Star Overall vehicle scores from NHTSA
  • Chevrolet is always developing new technologies and design techniques to make sure that you get the most MPG’s possible so you can find new roads and not have to worry about your wallet.

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