Charities That Could Use Your Help This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to relax, eat some good food and enjoy long weekend. The truth is, however, we can often get caught up in the relaxation and forget the true meaning behind the holiday.

At JBA Chevrolet, we believe it’s important to take a step back and show our respect to those who put their lives on the line every day for the beautiful country we will be enjoying this Memorial Day. In honor of this upcoming holiday weekend, we’ve chosen to highlight three charities that work to benefit the lives of our brave soldiers and their families.

1. The Memorial Day Foundation

The Memorial Day Foundation completely dedicated to bringing awareness to the meaning of Memorial Day. This organization shows their appreciation to soldiers and their families by creating floral arrangements that will be placed in honor of Memorial Day. Getting involved with The Memorial Day Foundation is a great way to show your appreciation this weekend! Why? Well, the donated funds go directly towards these beautiful floral arrangements, Thank You cards and honor the memory of American soldiers to have lost their lives.

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2. Homes For Our Troops

Homes For Our Troops is a non-profit organization that dedicates 100% of their funds to helping those who were affected by the attacks on 9/11. Both Veterans and their families are eligible for help from Home For Our Troops. This fantastic organization offers several ways for individuals to get involved over Memorial Day weekend, including donating funds online or helping to build a home for a family near you.

Want to know more about how you can help? Homes For Our Troops website includes a map that will help you locate the closest project in need of volunteers.

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3. Fisher House Foundation

Fisher House Foundation provides members of our military a free stay at their “comfort homes,” specifically designed for family members of veterans receiving medical treatment. The folks behind the Fisher House Foundation believe that there is no better way to help those who are hurting than having their family by their side. When families need a safe and comforting place to stay, the Fisher House Foundation is there to help.

How can you make a donation? The Fisher House Foundation has partnered up with many other organizations that also donate portions of their profits to this charity. As a donor, the Fisher House Foundation gives you the choice have directing your funds providing housing for Military families or towards flying in Military family members to be closer to their loved ones during treatment.

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Even if you choose to relax this Memorial Day weekend, it’s important that we don’t forget the the true meaning behind this patriotic holiday. We are happy to highlight just some of the many admirable not-for-profit organizations that could certainly use a helping hand this Memorial Day weekend.

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

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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

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 

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 

 

 

In a Collision? We Can Help!

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“An accident won’t arrive with a bell on its neck.” – Finnish Proverb

It can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Whether it’s a parking lot fender-bender or a serious collision, your safety is always the first priority. Once you’re feeling better (and we hope you are), let us assist you in restoring the condition of your Chevrolet. Made up of trained and certified collision repair specialists, our JBA team is on hand and ready to help.

What services do we provide?

  1. Major and minor collision repair, including uni-bodyb5b1da80c34810048a0510145efa6b30_300x0
  2. Small damage repair, including cosmetic scratches and dings
  3. Full frame repair and replacements
  4. Paintless dent repair (PDR)
  5. Glass replacement
  6. Full mechanical and maintenance services
  7. Complete and customer paint work

 

I’ve been in a collision. What are my options?

When your Chevrolet is damaged, you have the choice to decide where you would like to have it restored. You can . . .

  1. Take it to the body shop that your insurance recommends. They will often agree to pay for the cheapest repairs.
  2. Take it to an independent body shop, however they may go out of business shortly after or even during the repair process.
  3. Bring your vehicle to US! Our factory trained professionals take pride in your vehicle, their work, and JBA Chevrolet.

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You can contact our state-of-the-art Chevrolet collision repair center by phone (410-863-7095) or schedule your appointment directly from our website. Our Glen Burnie location is accessible from Baltimore, Annapolis, Severna Park, Laurel, and Pasadena.

Trust us with all of your auto repair needs!

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

Sources: JBA 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 

Cool Air & Maximum Performance: 2017 Silverado Air Intake System

Do you use your Silverado for high-pressure situations at work? Do you like to maintain the masculine performance of your Silverado? A new standard feature for the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD is the all-new patented air intake system. After undergoing extensive testing, built upon the most challenging driving conditions, the air intake system ensures the capable performance of the Silverado no matter the situation.

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How does the air intake system work? Recognized for the signature dramatic hood scoop, the all-new intake system provides 60%  of air to the diesel engine from a space at the front of the hood. Closer to the temperature outside, and much cooler than the air under the hood, the intake system helps the Silverado HD perform better under pressure and in harsh weather conditions. Especially in situations where the temperature of the engine can rise extremely fast.

“The 2017 Silverado HD was engineered to provide maximum utility for our customers in even the most extreme situations . . . While developing this all-new induction system, we considered our customers towing a maximum-weight trailer through the Eisenhower Tunnel on a hot, rainy summer day.” – Eric Stanczak, Chief Engineer, Silverado HD

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Expected to arrive in showrooms later in the fall of 2016, the Silverado HD air intake system will become your greatest asset when it comes to tough and high pressure working conditions.

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

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room | Edmunds

Big Tent Sale at JBA Chevrolet!

headerWe’re not sure if you’ve noticed, but there is a giant tent on our lot and it’s full of Big Tent Event deals!

2015 Cruze: Lease from* $129/month or as low as* $13,830Cruze2015 Trax: Lease from* $159/month or as low as* $17,080Trax 2015 Malibu: Lease from* $149/month or as low as* $18,132Malibu2015 Equinox: Lease from* $169/month or as low as* $19,288Equinox2015 Silverado: Lease from* $249/month or as low as* $23,998SilveradoDon’t wait too long… these deals won’t last.

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

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JBA Chevrolet Spring Savings Event

Spring is in the air… FINALLY!  We’re celebrating with the JBA Chevrolet Spring Savings Event.

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7327 Ritchie Highway
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443-763-5076

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