What We Love about the Chevrolet Traverse

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We recently read an article written by Jill Ciminillo, Automotive Editor at KLEW TV in Idaho, where she shared the 5 things she loves about the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse which got us thinking: what do we love about the Traverse? More like: what don’t we love?

Whether you’re looking for the perfect vehicle to fit the entire family (and some friends) or you’ve been searching for a stylish SUV with cargo space to match, you’ll want to pay close attention to what we’re about to share!

SPACE ON SPACE ON SPACE 

For starters, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse was designed with a Best in Class Maximum Cargo Space of 98.2 cubic feet – which means you can really do it all! Whether you’re spending time with the family, grabbing groceries or completing home renovations, the Traverse is designed to provide you with optimal cargo space without compromising passenger seating. What’s better? The Chevrolet Traverse comes equipped with HIDDEN UNDERFLOOR REAR STORAGE space!

You’re probably wondering: How will I access all of these extra cargo space if my hands are full? Well, the Traverse has you covered! The Premier and High Country models of the Traverse come with hands-free gesture liftgate, which means all you need to do is lightly kick your foot under the tailgate. That’s it . . . that’s all!

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TWO’S COMPANY, THREE’S A CROWD (EXCEPT IN THE TRAVERSE)

The Chevrolet Traverse redefines what it means to drive a Family Vehicle. Not only is the Traverse sleek and stylish, but it also comes equipped with comfortable seating for up to 8 passengers! Smart Slide® second-row seating ensures that your passengers have easy access to the third-row – even if there is an empty car seat in the way. How cool is that?

SAFETY – 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, Safety by NHTSA 

Whether you’re driving the entire family or riding solo, the Chevrolet Traverse comes equipped with the safety features you want (and need) to keep all of your precious cargo safe. This smart SUV uses camera, ultrasonic sensors and radar to look out for potential hazards and assist in avoiding collisions before they happen.

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forward collision alert | front pedestrian braking | low speed forward automatic braking | lane keep assist with lane departure warning | forward automatic braking | rear vision camera | rear cross traffic alert | lane change with blind spot zone alert | rear park assist

TECHNOLOGY

No matter where you are or where you’re headed, the Chevrolet Traverse will keep you connected with those who matter and entertained for miles. Equipped with Chevrolet MyLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility + available OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi.

PERFORMANCE THAT NEVER QUITS 

Each Traverse comes with a standard 3.6L V6 engine that allows for impressive power and performance when you need it most. Towing a boat? With a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs, the Traverse comes equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission to offer smooth shifting and impressive fuel economy on the road.

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Are you an owner of a Chevrolet Traverse? We want to hear from you! What do you love about this versatile SUV? Visit our website to take a closer look at our inventory.

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

Sources: KLEW TV | Chevrolet | JBA Chevrolet 

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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: A Closer Look

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Late last year, Chevrolet introduced the 2019 Corvette ZR1 in Dubai to an excited audience. Said to be the ultimate supercar that pushes the performance legacy of Corvette with the highest power, greatest track performance and most advanced technology, the 2019 model is proof that The King is returning – stronger than ever.

“I’ve never driven a Corvette like this before, and nobody else has either, because there’s never been one like this before . . .” – Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain

The LT5 supercharged engine of the ZR1, rated at an SAE-certified 755 horsepower and 715 lb-ft of torque, is exclusive to Chevrolet and establishes a new level of performance for the Corvette. An added bonus – this is the first time that an automatic transmission has been offered in a ZR1.

Lovers of Corvette design can look forward to an all-new front fascia, a special opened The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-carbon-fiber hood to assist in clearing the LT5 engine’s supercharger/intercooler assembly. The ZR1 comes with two aero packages; a standard Low Wing to help deliver top-speed and an available two-way-adjustable High Wing that offers optimal track times.

” . . .The new wings, for example, help generate more downforce without adding drag, enhancing road holding and top speed . . . ” – Kirk Bennion, Exterior Design manager

Chevrolet revealed the Sebring Orange of the ZR1 model. Buyers of this color package can look forward to orange brake calipers, orange rocker and splitter accent stripes, orange seat belts, orange interior stitching and bronze aluminum interior trim. Other luxurious features include leather-trimmed seats, available heated and vented Napa-leather trimmed seating, carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel, competition sport seats, Performance Data Recorder, Bose premium audio system and MORE.

“It’s good to be the King” – Chevrolet Press Website

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

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room

2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Motor Trend SUV of the Year, Finalist

We are excited to announce that our favorite full-size Chevrolet has been named a finalist for the Motor Trend SUV of the Year! Earlier this year, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse burst onto the scene with a bold, refined new look, larger-than-expected cargo space and seating for up to eight passengers. Now, applauded for it’s brawny style and handling on the road, Motor Trend Editors noted that the Traverse trumps the newly released VW Atlas!

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What do we love about the Chevrolet Traverse? 

For starters, it has confidence written all over it. The 2018 Traverse is available in six different trim levels, each offering different technology, safety and performance features to suit your lifestyle. Designed with a Best in Class maximum cargo space of  98.2 cu-ft., the Traverse offers comfortable seating for up to eight passengers and comes with great convenience features, like Hands-Free Liftgate.

Wherever you’re headed, the Traverse is ready for adventure. Powered with a standard 3.5L V6 engine and available towing capability up to 5,000 lbs., the Traverse is properly equipped to adjust to performance based on challenging road surfaces.

Life can move pretty quickly, which is why the 2018 Traverse is loaded with a suite of on-the-road technologies to keep you and your family connected. Whether it’s text messages, music or emails, you’re always in command when you’re behind the wheel of this SUV.

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What’s the verdict? 

Motor Trend Editors give two-thumbs-up to the Chevrolet Traverse when it comes to driving dynamics, design, pricing and packaging. With a short To-Fix List, ” . . .this Chevy has the minivan-replacement mission accomplished”, making it a strong contender for 2018 SUV of the Year!

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

Sources: Chevrolet | Motor Trend

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 

Go Farther for Longer: 2018 Turbo-Charged Diesel Chevy Equinox

Say “Sayonara!” to the gas station and “Hello!” to the highly anticipated 2018 Chevrolet Equinox turbo-diesel engine.

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Part of the Equinox’s new trio of all-turbocharged systems, the diesel model of the Equinox has an SAE-certified 240-lb of torque and is equipped with a variable-geometry turbocharger. You’re probably wondering “Great, but what does that mean?” This newly added feature ensures that the Chevrolet Equinox will generate stronger torque at low rpm (revolutions per minute) and more horsepower at higher rpm.

The turbo-diesel Chevrolet Equinox is estimated to reach an EPA-certified 39mpg on the highway; a number that is expected to top the segment in highway fuel economy and greater highway mileage when compared to the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue hybrid. This means you can driver farther between trips to the gas station!

“Chevrolet continues to lead with technologies that offer customers more choice . . . Our three-engine turbo-charged Equinox lineup means we can provide drivers more options for the performance and efficiency they desire.”

– Steve Majoros, Marketing Director for Cars and Crossovers

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a fresh and modern compact SUV fully equipped with increased cargo space (when compared to previous models) and the latest in on-the-road connectivity.

Browse our inventory and learn more about the perks of driving the diesel Chevrolet Equinox. Connect with a member of our sales team today: 410-766-6300.

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

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room | JBA Chevrolet 

 

 

Unlimited Data for Chevy Owners

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“. . . With the most affordable unlimited 4G LTE data plan in the auto industry . . . our momentum can only grow.” – Alan Batey, President of GM North America & Global Head of Chevrolet

Did you know that in 2016 alone, owners of Chevrolet vehicles used 200 percent more OnStar 4G LTE data in comparison to 2015? That’s more than 4 million gigabytes of data and 17.5 million hours of video! With many customers worried they would run out of data, Chevrolet made the groundbreaking plan to enable unlimited data across their entire retail lineup with the help of AT&T.

Chevrolet is the first mass-market automaker to offer a prepaid

The first automaker to offer 4G LTE connectivity, Chevrolet has sold more than 3.1 million OnStar 4G LTE-connected vehicles over the last 3 years. In fact, Chevrolet has more 4G LTE equipped vehicles on the road than any other automaker! For $20 per month, Chevrolet drivers will gain access to an unlimited prepaid data plan that will make it easier than ever to stay connected and close jobs on the road.

Alan Batey, President of GM North America & global head of Chevrolet, explains ” . . . we have contractors bidding jobs in their Silverados, families streaming movies in their Suburbans and Malibus and everyone tapping into the cloud for music . . .”. It seems to make the most sense, now more than ever, for Chevrolet to offer their customers an option of unlimited connectivity of the road.

OnStar 4G LTE is available for Chevrolet customers as of March 3.

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

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room

 

 

Mobile Command Center: Meet the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

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“Nobody in the industry offers a broader, fresher lineup of SUVs and crossovers than Chevrolet . . . we’ve got something for every customer and lifestyle.” – Alan Batey, President of GM North American & Brand Chief of Global Chevrolet

Offering customers a comfortable and spacious vehicle interior is nothing new for Chevrolet; however, the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse takes it to a whole other level. Complete with the technology you need to stay connected on the road, a bold exterior, and the capability to do anything, the 2018 Traverse is much more than an SUV; it’s the ultimate command center for you and your family.

Wherever you’re headed – with the family or with your loved one – the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse offers a uniquely spacious, quiet interior that is equipped with seating for up to 8 passengers and everything you’ll need for the perfect road trip. Load and unload from your trip easily with the help of the hands-free programmable life-gate or get comfortable in the ventilated and heated front seats.

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The Chevrolet Traverse features the latest in vehicle safety technology, offering 14 advanced safety options to assist in preventing any accidents on the road . . .

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Stay connected with your family, friends, and business partners on the road with the help of the Chevrolet MyLink display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. With the option of OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse keeps you connected and entertained.

No matter where the road takes you, the Chevrolet Traverse will adapt. With Traction Mode Select, adjust the performance needed from your Traverse based on the road and surface conditions with the simple turn of a dial.

normal | 4×4/snow | off-road | tow/haul

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

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room | Chevrolet

The Return of the Corvette Grand Sport

We first heard about the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport in 1963. Built to dominate the racetrack, the Grand Sport was created from lightweight materials and packed a heavy punch with it’s 6.2L V8 engine.

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Inspired by a legend, the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport roars onto the racetrack with the same spirit as the original model from fifty years ago. Providing incredible grip and handling on the track, the 2017 model features a 6.2L LT1 V8 engine capable of 460 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque! In order to deliver a high level of performance, no matter the conditions, the Grand Sport features a dry-sump oil system that consistently delivers oil flow.

The Choice is Yours

When you find the perfect Grand Sport, the choice is yours. Choose between a standard 7-speed manual or an 8-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission. By simulating heel-toe shifting, the 7-speed will enhance your driving experience. The 8-speed paddle-shift offers you the smooth control of quick precision on the road.

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Purpose

Every part of the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport serves a purpose. Those wide fenders? They accommodate the wider tires which give the Grand Sport incredible grip, aerodynamics, airflow, and performance. With various color options and unique marks, you can really make the 2017 Grand Sport yours.

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Under Pressure 

Unique to the 2017 Grand Sport, the mesh grille features brake-cooling intakes and a massive hood vent that maintains the performance of the engine during extreme driving. Keep yourself looking and feeling cool by taking advantage of the fully electronic convertible top – even while you’re driving!

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Stay on track with the latest 2017 Grand Sport updates and vehicle specs.

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
855-410-3398

Sources: Chevrolet | Car and Driver | JBA Chevrolet 

Summer Savings Event: Exclusive Equinox Offer

Do you currently own or lease a Chevrolet Equinox? If so, we promise you’ll want to keep reading! During our Summer Savings Event, happening throughout June, take advantage of our great lease and purchase offers available on all of your favorite Chevrolet vehicles.

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Named “Most Dependable Compact SUV” by J.D. Power, the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox is the vehicle that will have you loving everything and sacrificing nothing; the perfect combination of style and versatility.

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Efficient and powerful. With an Eco Mode feature to maximize efficiency for an estimated 32MPG on the highway, the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox is the perfect summer vehicle for you and your family. Designed with your destination in mind, the car-like fuel efficiency of the Equinox combined with the strength of an SUV,  the Equinox will enable you to go farther and bring along the big things that matter.

equinox4The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox has the space needed to meet your demands. The addition of Multi-Flex sliding rear seat slides back to add almost 8 inches of rear leg space, sliding forward for more cargo room in the rear, and folds down to create 63.7 cubic feet of cargo space. Wherever you go with whatever you need to bring, the Chevrolet Equinox is ready for anything!
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Take on the best that the summer has to offer when you make the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox yours! During our Summer Savings Event, current owners and lessees of the Equinox are eligible to receive $1500 towards the purchase or $750 towards the lease of ANY 2016/2017 Chevrolet vehicle!

Take advantage of this Exclusive Offer in addition to all other incentives and rebates offered at JBA Chevrolet throughout the month of June!

 

 

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
443-763-5076

Sources: JBA Chevrolet | J.D. Power | Chevrolet 

Military Appreciation & the Silverado 1500 Special Ops Edition

During Military Appreciation Month this past May, Chevrolet joined forces with the National Navy SEAL Museum in Florida to honor the men and women who have served in the United States military – more specifically, the special forces.

The debut of the Silverado 1500 Special Ops Edition marks the latest addition to the Chevrolet Special Edition family. Designed to reflect the commitment of the special-forces, this multi-purpose truck is ready to take on anything, anywhere.

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Based on the Silverado 1500 ZL1, the Special Ops edition features a new front-end design, high-strength body structure, and new technologies that draw upon navel design aesthetics. For every Special Ops edition sold, Chevrolet will make a donation to the Navy SEAL Museum.

Silverado Special Ops Features:

20″ Black Aluminium Wheels, Deep-tinted windows, Black Chevrolet emblems, Navel Inspired Graphics, Bed-mounted Sport Bar with Special Ops signature, All-terrain tires, Available on Silverado 1500 Double Cab model

Chevrolet has made a deep commitment to honor the men and women of our Military each and every day. You can learn more about the programs that Chevrolet has partnered with, in support of the men and women who protect our country, through their website.

If you are currently serving or have served in the Military, and live in or around the Glen Burnie area, please contact our Sales Team by phone (866.578.9089) or through our website. All of our JBA Team Members would be happy and honored to assist you in purchasing a new or used Chevrolet vehicle.

JBA Chevrolet
7327 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
443-763-5076

Sources: National Military Appreciation Month | Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Special Ops Edition | Chevrolet Military Discount & Partnerships | JBA Chevrolet