2020 Chevrolet Blazer Named Good Housekeeping Institute’s Best Midsize SUV

2020 Chevrolet Blazer | Eustis, FL

This year, the Good Housekeeping Institute partnered with Car and Driver to test the new 2020 vehicles. After they evaluated all of the cars, they compiled a list of the best options for families by category, and the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer walked away with the Best Midsize SUV (two rows) title.

Even with the midsize SUV segment being as competitive as it is, the 2020 Blazer was able to stand out from the competition. Good Housekeeping Institute’s experts appreciated much about the Blazer, from the way it handles to how easy it is to operate the infotainment system.

The experts raved about the SUV’s stylish appearance, responsive handling and family-friendly amenities. They were particularly fond of the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System, which comes with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. Plus, two USB ports make for quick charging, and an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot keeps you connected on the go.

If you’re looking to save some money while you drive your family around Eustis, Florida, you’ll appreciate the SUV’s EPA-estimated 26 mpg on the highway.* If you enjoy adventures across the state, you’ll love the 64.2 cubic feet of cargo space that can easily hold your luggage and beach gear.

To learn more about the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer and discover why it may be the right SUV to buy for your family, contact us at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet.

*EPA-estimated for FWD and 3.6L V6 engine

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV Is Among Best Cars for Seniors

2020 Chevrolet Bolt | Eustis, FL

Senior citizens have unique vehicle needs, just as every age group does, and not all new models are ideal for more experienced drivers. To help senior drivers find a car that works for their lifestyle, Kiplinger created The 10 Best Cars for Senior Drivers list. The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt earned a coveted spot on the list for its creature comforts, intuitive technologies and all-electric power.

Vehicles on Kiplinger’s list need to perform well in the areas of accessibility, active safety features and visibility, and the 2020 Bolt EV does just that. The car’s cabin is relatively easy for drivers of all ages to access, thanks to its flat floor and large doors. In addition, you don’t have to raise your feet over a sill when entering or exiting the cabin.   

Since the Bolt EV is an all-electric vehicle, you don’t have to fret over the gas going bad while you’re away from home. Furthermore, the car has no shortage of safety systems with Automatic Emergency Braking, Rear Park Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Alert and Front Pedestrian Braking available.

We at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet in Eustis, Florida, proudly offer the eco-friendly 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Give us a call to learn more about the car and the other vehicles we have in stock.

Chevrolet Equinox Earns Spot on The 14 Safest SUVs for 2020 List

2020 Chevrolet Equinox | Eustis, FL

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox comes with numerous safety technologies to help give you peace of mind on the road. Thanks to its impressive innovations, U.S. News & World Report placed the SUV on its list of The 14 Safest SUVs for 2020.

Automatic Emergency Braking

U.S. News & World Report commended the SUV for its many standard safety features. Even at the base level, the 2020 Equinox comes with Automatic Emergency Braking, which can help mitigate the effects of a collision by automatically applying the brakes when an impending front-end collision situation is detected.*

Other Technologies

Other technologies that are standard on the Equinox include the Following Distance Indicator, Front Pedestrian Braking, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning. For even more protection you can opt for available features, like the Safety Alert Seat, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert.

In addition to making The 14 Safest SUVs for 2020 list, the 2020 Equinox has also received recognition from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for its crashworthiness. The IIHS named the SUV a Top Safety Pick after performing well in different tests.  

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox can help give you added confidence when driving your family. Visit Vann Gannaway Chevrolet to check out the SUV and take a test drive.

* Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather, and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for more important feature limitations and information.

U.S. News & World Report Names Chevrolet Colorado on Best Diesel Truck List

2020 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet recently impressed the editors at U.S. News & World Report with the 2020 Colorado. This truck received a coveted spot on the site’s list of Best Diesel Trucks of 2020.

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado is, in particular, receiving recognition for its available 2.8-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel four-cylinder engine, which reaches 181 horsepower and a whopping 369 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, the truck can tow up to 7,700 pounds, thanks to the powerful engine.

The diesel engine also manages to find a great balance between power and efficiency, managing to get an EPA-estimated 30 mpg on the highway – a best-in-class accomplishment that’s hard to ignore.*

In addition to offering incredible performance features, the 2020 Colorado also manages to have a peaceful interior that contains a multitude of amenities. For instance, you can opt for Wireless Charging to keep your devices conveniently charged on a road trip. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration also makes it easy to stay entertained and connected by letting you send messages or make phone calls to family members, as well as play your favorite tunes.

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado has the features you need to make the most of fun drives and projects around the home. Take the truck out for a test drive at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet.

* EPA-estimated 30 MPG highway for Colorado 2WD with available 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine.

New Corvette Earns Title of 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year

2020 Chevrolet Corvette | Eustis, FL

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette comes with an innovative mid-engine design that delivers an exciting driving experience. MotorTrend was so impressed with the all-new Corvette, that it gave it the coveted 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year award.

The award is reserved for models that excel in engineering excellence, safety, the performance of the intended function, value, efficiency and advancement in design. In particular, MotorTrend was impressed by the interior design of the 2020 Corvette, which is both sophisticated and practical.

The car’s cabin has comfortable seat options and a clean layout. Plus, it maintains a quiet atmosphere, even when performing at high levels. Another important component of this award is the overall value. The Corvette offers high-quality materials and impressive performance, while still having a reasonable price.

Powering the 2020 Corvette is a 6.2-liter V8 engine, which reaches 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque when you opt for the Z51 Performance Package. As such, you can have thrilling drives the car. You can also use the Driver Mode Selector to feel confident and in control on the road.

We at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet are excited for the award-winning 2020 Chevrolet Corvette to arrive. Until then, you can take the 2019 sports car model out for a test drive at our dealership.

Chevrolet Traverse Makes List of Quietest Cars

U.S. News & World Report compiled a list of The 17 Quietest Cars for 2019. The cars on this list work to keep outside noises from reaching the cabin and help you relax on rides. The 2020 Chevrolet Traverse was one of the vehicles on this list, thanks to its sound-absorbing features.

The 2020 Traverse comes standard with Active Noise Cancellation, which both absorbs and blocks outside noises. It can also eliminate and dampen vibrations as you drive.

Not only is the cabin of the Traverse quiet, but it is also comfortable to sit it. The three-row SUV can fit up to eight passengers and offers available leather-appointed seating, as well as available ventilated and heated front seats. The available Dual SkyScape® two-panel power sunroof also provides a great view of the sky and lets in ample sunlight to make the interior feel more spacious.

The Traverse also helps keep you entertained with the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System, which comes standard with a 7-inch touch screen. You can listen to your playlists and answer phone calls, thanks to Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration.

You can learn more about the interior features of the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse when you take it out for a test drive at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet.

Chevrolet Blazer Earns a Place on the Wards Best UX List

The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer recently made the 2019 Wards Best UX list for its impressive technologies. The Blazer is one of only 10 vehicles to make the list, which recognizes vehicles for having innovative and user-friendly technologies.

The editors at WardsAuto judged the vehicles’ smartphone integration, voice control, navigation, display screens and safety systems when comprising the list. The editors commuted in the vehicles to see how effective and helpful the features were.

It was noted that the Blazer, in particular, had an easy-to-use 8-inch touch screen, which is in a high position and has large icons. The Blazer also has an online shopping app built into the infotainment system, as well as dependable OnStarÒ Wi-FiÒ. The large HVAC vents also are conveniently adjustable and make drives more comfortable.

The editors appreciated the available safety features in the Blazer, like Adaptive Cruise Control, which can automatically modify your speed to keep you at a safe following distance from the detected vehicle in front of you. Forward Automatic Braking and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning also give you peace of mind on drives.

We at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet proudly offer the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer. We encourage you to take the SUV out for a test drive at our dealership.

Domino’s® and Chevrolet Partner for Easy Pizza Ordering

Chevrolet has been providing drivers with innovative vehicle safety and connectivity technology for years. Now, Chevrolet has introduced Marketplace, the first-ever in-vehicle commerce platform in the auto industry.

For the platform, Domino’s® and Chevrolet partner to make it easier than ever for you to order Domino’s® pizza. All you have to do is create a Domino’s® Pizza Profile, which includes your preferred stores, payment method information and preferred delivery address. Then, link your profile to your Chevrolet vehicle.

Once you save your preferences, you can order Domino’s® through Marketplace all while sitting in your vehicle. You can choose to have the pizza delivered or you can pick it up in the store. Better yet, you don’t even have to pay extra for Marketplace. As long as you have a properly equipped Chevrolet model that’s the model year 2017 or newer, you can utilize the service.

Not only is Chevrolet the first to offer an in-vehicle commerce platform, but its team up with Domino’s® makes Marketplace the first embedded pizza-ordering option within any vehicle. Domino’s® is also the very first pizza restaurant to be featured on Marketplace.

We at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet are proud to offer Chevrolet vehicles that contain the impressive Chevrolet Marketplace. Take a test drive in one of our many Chevrolet vehicles and see all the great technology that the vehicles have to offer.

GM Electric Bikes to Arrive in Europe This Year

You might not realize it, but General Motors is very dedicated to the future of electric vehicles. In fact, it has already produced two popular electrified cars, the innovative Chevrolet Volt and the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt. In Europe, however, GM is also focusing on something else, electric bikes.

The brand’s electric bikes, which are branded as ARĪV eBikes, are set to go on sale later this year in Europe. Last year, GM held an online crowdsourcing campaign to help choose the name for the eBike brand. In the end, ARĪV came out as the winner.

There will be two models available, the Merge and the Meld. The Meld is a compact bike, while the Merge can be folded to make it fit into even smaller storage areas.

When fully charged, the bikes can drive up to 64 kilometers (39.76 miles) and reach speeds up to 25 kph (15.53 mph). It takes about 3.5 hours to fully recharge the bikes. The bikes will come with a companion app that will let owners track its charge status and other valuable information. There will also be a USB port on the bike so riders can charge up mobile devices, too.

The bikes will go on sale in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany late this spring with a price between $3-4K.

Contact us at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet for more news about GM. You can also stop by our dealership to test-drive a shiny new Chevy 2019 model.

New Accessories and Parts for the 2019 Silverado 1500

2019 SilveradoWhile some people don’t mind blending in with the crowd, many of us like to express our own personalities and find ways to stand out. At the end of this month at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Chevrolet will showcase unique ways to customize the all-new 2019 Silverado.

It will display four custom trucks that feature numerous accessories and parts for the 2019 Silverado. These trucks will show customers how easy it can be to create a truck that suits their needs and lifestyle.

Hugh Milne, Silverado marketing manager, said, “With a full catalog of accessories and performance parts, we offer exponentially more ways for customers to build their ideal truck. And, unlike certain aftermarket components, these are designed, engineered and validated to the same engineering standards as the Silverado itself, and backed by Chevrolet.”

The updated accessories and performance parts include items like illuminated bowtie emblems, step kits, tonneau covers, brake systems, and cargo bed storage boxes. The GM-designed parts are built to fit and work precisely with the redesigned Silverado. In addition, if installed at a Chevrolet dealership, they are covered by a warranty.

You can take a look at these new accessories and part online at Chevrolet.com/accessories. Contact us at Vann Gannaway Chevrolet for more information about delivery and installation.