Prepare for Winter: Chevrolet Maintenance Tips

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We have cooler, sunny days in the forecast for the week ahead, but it’s never too early to prepare for the arrival of winter weather. Not only should we be altering our driving habits to accommodate for the change in road conditions, but we should also arrange with a local mechanic to complete maintenance that will ensure the top performance of our Chevrolet vehicle(s) all season long.

Keep your Chevrolet clean

Snow, salt and ice can build up quickly when you’re on the road, leading to poor visibility and possible corrosion on your Chevrolet. Rid your vehicle of hazardous debris with frequent visits to your local car wash or our J.B.A. service department; your Chevrolet will thank you.

Monitor all vehicle fluids & check your oil!

As colder temperatures arrive, the oil in your Chevrolet can begin to thicken making it harder for your vehicle to start and perform to the best of its ability. With the winter season approaching, it’s a good time to start monitoring the levels of all fluids in your vehicle. If you’re unsure about your Chevrolet fluid levels, our technicians are here to help! You can schedule your service appointment online or contact us directly: 410-766-6300.

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How’s your battery?

The battery of your Chevrolet will take a serious beating with the arrival of colder temperatures. In fact, the change in temperature can decrease the charge of your vehicle battery even if it’s new. To avoid getting stuck on the side of the road in bad weather, ensure that a mechanic takes a close look at the condition of your Chevrolet battery.

Keep the tank full

This tip might seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning. Fill up your gas tank when you have a chance. Not only will this decrease the likelihood of you running out of gas in poor winter weather, but it will also decrease the chances of your gas line freezing.

Do you have your winter tires?

When outside temperatures dip below 44°F, it’s important that you change over to your winter tires. The rubber on all-season tires can harden in cold temperatures which will cause your vehicle to lose traction on snow and ice covered roads. Winter tires, however, remain flexible which allows the rubber to grip the road.

Need help choosing the right winter tires for your vehicle? We’re here to help! Visit our website or contact our service department: 410-766-6300.

 

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Stay safe on the roads this winter!

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
410-766-6300

Sources: Waterdown Collision | Autotrader

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The 2019 Silverado has Arrived at J.B.A. Chevrolet!

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We are very excited to announce that the attention-grabbing 2019 Silverado has arrived at J.B.A. Chevrolet! Many of our customers have been asking about the arrival of this new model year Silverado and we can’t wait to show it off.

Made to Last

Like the many model years before it, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado was made for tough IMG_1264jobs. Whether you’re heading to a job site or on a grand adventure, the Silverado has proved time and time again to be the Most Dependable Large Light Duty Pickup (J.D. Power) on the market.

The next generation Silverado is larger than the previous model. The crew cab, short box has 1.2 inches more total width, 1.5 inches more total height, 1.5 inches more total weight, 1.7 inches more total length and 3.9 inches more wheelbase. The Silverado short bed offers more cargo volume than the standard bed of the Ford F150!

Despite the larger footprint, the new Silverado is up to 450 pounds lighter than the outgoing model offering a 22 MPG highway fuel economy.

Options, Options, Options

The 2019 lineup offers more choices than ever, including six engine/transmission combinations to ensure that all of your performance, efficiency and value needs are met.

Owners of the Silverado can look forward to:

  • 4.3L V-6 offer maximum of 8,000 pounds towing, up to 400 pounds (regular cab, rear-wheel-drive models)
  • 5.3L V-6 with Max Towing Package offers 11,600 pounds towing, up to 400 pounds (double-cab, rear-wheel-drive models)
  • For 2019, the 6.2L V-8 now exclusively comes with four-wheel drive, Max Towing Package, and offers 12,200 pounds towing

Does the 2019 Silverado seem like the perfect fit for you? For your business? For your family? Contact our sales team by phone 410-766-6300, visit our website or swing by our showroom at 7327 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie to book your 2019 Chevrolet Silverado test drive.

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
410-766-6300

Sources: Chevrolet | Chevrolet Press Room

Rocky Ridge Silverado: Now at JBA Chevrolet

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At JBA, our Chevrolet enthusiasts share your passion for modified trucks and we know there is nothing better than a truck that flaunts its rugged independence and adventurous attitude which is why we are proud, and excited, to stock Rocky Ridge trucks for our customers.

For over 30 years, Rocky Ridge has been making “big, bad trucks” in the heart of America with a team that has the knowledge and experience needed to design and manufacture the best lifted 4×4 trucks in the country. Knowing this, pairing Rocky Ridge and GM together seemed like a natural choice.

As a Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer, Rocky Ridge’s upfit products enhance GM trucks in accordance to their quality specification. Selected on the merit of their upfit or conversion, financial stability and adherence to the governmental and trade association requirements, we are proud to partner with Rocky Ridge and carry their Chevrolet Silverado models for our customers. We carry a wide variety of these professionally-constructed, custom lifted trucks and as a family owned and operated business, Rocky Ridge speaks to our own principles, providing quality products for over three decades.

What Rocky Ridge models do we carry?

880f2cb5a8794e999da3f9dea4047601_c0x1-1600x899_x1600K2 PACKAGE | Experience the outdoors like never before with the Silverado 1500 K2 Edition. This 6-inch, custom lifted truck is ready to dominate with an attitude to match the “Savage Mountain” itself. What makes the K2 so ready to take on the tallest peaks in style? This Silverado comes equipped with muscular body-colored fender flares, black step boards, body-colored manufacturer badges, black wheels, and tough off-road tires to take the off-road experience to the next level.

997bd494d1e14de9acb9169777f25537_c58x452-1542x866_x1542ALTITUDE PACKAGE | Altitude lifted trucks are the perfect combination of high style and substance for a truck that can truly go everywhere. This big bad Silverado has        6-inch custom-developed suspension lift kit, 20 inch off-road wheels and 35-inch all-terrain tires.

Each Rocky Ridge truck at JBA Chevrolet comes with a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty so you’re covered for whatever adventures await.

Contact our JBA sales team or visit our showroom at 7327 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, Maryland. We’d be happy to find you the perfect Rocky Ridge Silverado for your next adventure!

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
410-766-6300

Sources: JBA Chevrolet | Rocky Ridge Trucks

Functional & Durable: All-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

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“With the all-new Silverado, we’ve taken the best truck on the road

and made it even better. . . ”

– Mark Reuss, General Motors executive vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain

Exactly 100 years after Chevrolet revealed its first trucks to customers in 1918, the next-generation Silverado was introduced to truck lovers around the world. Sure to change the game for future Chevy Trucks, the 2019 Silverado offers a functional work space, performance that won’t compromise, as well as a broad range of trim and engine/transmission combinations for buyers to choose from.

LARGER AND MORE FUNCTIONAL

The bed is arguably the most important feature for buyers when it comes to choosing the right pickup truck; something that Chevy takes very seriously. To build upon their legacy of strength, the 2019 Silverado bed features a Best-in-Class Cargo Volume of 63 cubic feet, a higher-strength steel floor, 12 stronger tie-downs to handle up to 500 pounds of force, 120-volt power outlet, class-executive CornerStep bumpers to better accommodate steel-toed boots and more!

LARGER AND LIGHTER

Larger than any previous model, the 2019 Silverado was designed with a wheelbase that is 3.9 inches longer and an overall length of 1.6 inches longer to accommodate more cargo and more interior space. With a lighter weight (450 pounds lighter, to be exact), advanced manufacturing processes throughout the Silverado has optimized its mass, durability, safety and functionality.

Powered by your choice of a new 5.3L and 6.2L V-8 with an industry-first Dynamic Fuel Management, the 2019 Silverado offers more combinations or performance, efficiency and value than ever before. This next-generation Chevrolet is truly designed to meet the specific needs of its driver.

The all-new 2019 Silverado High Country features an exclusive fr

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Knowing that their customers use the Silverado for various purposes, including hauling cargo and transporting people, Chevrolet ensured that the 2019 model was designed with more comfortable seating, more interior cargo space and more functional, easy-to-use controls. In fact, the 2019 Silverado now offers 43.8 inches of rear-seat legroom and 44.5 inches of front legroom.

The all-new 2019 Silverado High Country interior features more pBuyers have the choice of adding available storage options, including two 10-liter bins integrated into the second-row seatbacks OR a large 24-liter storage tray under the second-row seat. So, whether you’re grabbing groceries or heading to the lake, the 2019 Silverado can secure everything from milk to fishing rods.

The Silverado was already the first pickup truck on the market to offer 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, wireless phone charging and OnStar safety & security features.

Stay tuned for the arrival of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at JBA!

The all-new 2019 LT Trailboss (new trim for 2019) adds off-road

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
410-766-6300

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room

Chevrolet Colorado: 2018 Midnight & Dusk Editions

To celebrate 100 years of designing and building iconic trucks, Chevrolet has expanded their midsize truck lineup with the debut of the Midnight & Dusk Editions of the 2018 Colorado at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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So, what features can you look forward to in both of these Special Edition Chevy trucks?

The Midnight Edition features an all-black exterior with black Chevy bowtie emblems and 17-inch five-spoke black wheels. What else? The Colorado Midnight also comes equipped with a black sport bar with LED lighting – perfect for off-road driving!

The Dusk Edition comes equipped with all of the same great features as the Midnight Edition, however buyers can choose any exterior colour from the ZR2 lineup + black accents throughout.

Ready for any off-road adventure, the Colorado Midnight & Dusk Editions both come equipped with awesome performance features including off-road suspension with cast-iron arms and segment-exclusive Multimatic DSSV dampers. A FIRST of its kind, these off-road shocks feature position-sensitive spool valves to ensure optimal performance on and off the road!

The ZR2 Colorado is available with a standard 3.6L V-6 class-executive eight-speed transmission or an available 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel which offers a best-in-class 369 lb-ft of torque. Not to mention a highly equipped suite of on-the-road safety technology and the latest in connectivity, including StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control, Forward Collision Alert, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto.

Click here to learn more about the 2018 Colorado Midnight & Dusk Editions. If you’re interested in adding this adventure-ready package to your Colorado, ask our JBA sales team how we can help you!

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
410-766-6300

Sources: JBA Chevrolet | Chevrolet Press Room