Why Buy a Chevrolet

2018 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

With a respectable history, a trustworthy and iconic name, and a versatile lineup, there are plenty of reasons to buy a Chevrolet vehicle. Read our top five favorite things about Chevrolet, then stop in at LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick to see which Chevy car, truck, or SUV is right for you.

Performance

From thrilling and sporty performance vehicles to strong and capable pickups, each vehicle in the Chevy lineup offers its own impressive performance.

Durability

The only things that seems to last longer than Chevrolet vehicles themselves is the Chevrolet legacy. From engine to interior, these cars are built to last.

Awards

The Chevrolet lineup has won numerous awards over the course of many years. It’s the only brand to be honored with J.D. Power dependability awards for cars, trucks, and SUVs for two years in a row.

Versatility

Whether you’re looking for an SUV suitable for carpool or a truck capable or heavy-duty performance, the Chevrolet lineup can deliver. There are even hybrid options, perfect for those interested in saving on gas and cutting back on emissions.

Value

These cars are packed full of innovative safety features and smart technologies, and with new standard features in almost every model year, you’ll be surprised by what you find in each Chevy vehicle.

Learn more about why we love Chevrolet and which Chevy is right for your needs when you visit LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick today.

Five Celebrities Who Love Their Chevrolet

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe

It’s no secret that celebrities usually want the best of what they can buy. Here’s a list of celebrities who went looking for the best and decided on a Chevrolet.

Kevin Hart

When A-list comedian and actor Kevin Hart isn’t on set, he’s often rolling around in his Chevrolet Suburban. This full size SUV is perfect for a big entourage or a big family.

Kobe Bryant

Now retired from basketball, Kobe Bryant has plenty of time to enjoy the finer things in life, such as his classic Chevrolet Impala. While there is no denying that the retro styling of older Impalas gives them a certain allure, newer Impalas retain the spirit of the classic car with the added benefit of modern features and greater fuel efficiency.

LeBron James

It’s easy to see why LeBron James has a Chevrolet Camaro in his collection. Like James, the Camaro possesses raw power and sure to turn heads wherever it goes.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has been seen around Los Angeles in her Chevrolet Tahoe. And with 6 children and a busy lifestyle, this is the perfect choice.

George Clooney

What list of celebrity Chevrolets would be complete without a Corvette? While a lot of celebrities have driven Corvettes, Clooney’s is one of the coolest: a 1958 Corvette V8 C1. For the rest of us who can’t find this ultra-rare classic car, the new Chevrolet Corvette has more aggressive performance and style than ever.

No matter which model Chevrolet you decide on, you’ll be in good company. Celebrities have always loved collecting the finest cars available, and Chevrolet models are always on the list. Stop by LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick for a test drive today.

Redesigned Chevrolet Traverse Gets Big Updates

For the 2018 model year, Chevrolet’s largest SUV, the Traverse is getting some work done. The redesigned Chevrolet Traverse will be bigger and better than ever. In fact, it will be two inches longer than the outgoing model.

With a larger exterior, the Traverse gains passenger space, too. Chevy said second and third-row passengers will enjoy more headroom and legroom than before. And, even with more passenger space, the Traverse will still boast an impressive 23 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row and up to 99 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded.

Another strong feature in the new Traverse will be its technology. Buyers will be able to choose from a wide range of available features, including a 4.2-inch color Driver Information Center, OnStar with 4G LTE Wi-Fi, up to seven USB ports, Chevrolet MyLink with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a wireless charging station for smartphones.

Buyers will have the choice of multiple engines, including a strong V6 and turbocharged four-cylinder. There will also be a new trim available, a sporty RS model with a differently-tuned suspension and unique trim.

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will make its arrival here at LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick by the end of the year.

redesigned Chevrolet Traverse

How to Deal with Traffic in New York

Blue ChevroletTraffic can ruin everything from a road trip to a work commute, but don’t let it ruin you! Here are some tips on how to deal with the traffic in New York without losing your mind, from us at LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick.

Practice Breathing

This may seem obvious, but you need to breathe! If the cars in front of you aren’t going anywhere, take a deep breath in and out. Practicing deep breathing can help reduce your anxiety and slow your heart rate down.

Get Comfy

If you’re going to be in traffic for a while, then you’ll want to get comfortable. Make sure that you are cool or warm enough, whether that means blasting the A/C or opening the windows. If you run into traffic often, you can get a seat cushion or seat cover to help keep you comfy.

Blast Your Favorite Tunes

You know those songs that you can’t resist singing along to? Make a playlist of your favorite songs and call it “Traffic Tunes.” That way when you’re stuck in traffic, you can sing along to your favorite music and pretend you’re on “The Voice.” It’s a great way to distract you from the stress of traffic.

Take a deep breath, crank the tunes in your Buick, and kiss that traffic stress goodbye!

Chevrolet Tips for Surviving Pothole Season

Tips for Surviving Pothole Season

Drivers who live in cold climates already know what freezing, thawing, and refreezing can do to roads. New potholes pop up once the snow finally melts away. Potholes can cause significant damage to your vehicle over time, so it’s in your best interest to avoid them whenever possible. Here are some tips for surviving pothole season from us here at LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick!

Be Alert
The easiest way to survive pothole season is to simply be alert while driving. Keep your eyes looking at the road and slow down or go around potholes. There’s nothing worse than a bump and loud clunk that signifies you hit a pothole hard. Hitting a pothole at low speeds will significantly reduce the impact it has on your vehicle.

Tire Pressure
Maintaining proper tire pressure can protect your car from damage when going over potholes. Underinflated tires may rupture or burst when the vehicle hits a pothole. In the same way, overinflated tires can take damage from potholes as well. Maintain the manufacturer-suggested tire pressure for best results.

Do Your Part
Help reduce potholes in your area by reporting them to the proper authorities. After all, a pothole can’t get fixed if those in charge of repairs don’t even know it’s there!

Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Get New Rally Sport Truck Package

Rally Sport Truck Package in Bronx, NY
Current 2017 Suburban Model

Rally Sport Truck Package

If you’ve ever wanted your SUV to pack a serious punch, now’s your chance. For 2018, Chevrolet is handed two of their most popular nameplates – the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevy Suburban – the option of a Rally Sport Truck package. These will be called the Tahoe RST and the Suburban RST respectively and will come not only with a variety of different cosmetic changes, but several performance options that will add more driving pleasure for those behind the wheel.

 The Tweaks

These special edition variants of the 2018 models will feature tweaks such as body color accents including the grille and door handles, contrasting black trim on the exterior, and exclusive 22-inch Bridgestone wheels. Options like a performance exhaust system and Brembo brakes are available to the buyer, while those interested in the new Chevy Tahoe can go for a new 420-HP V8 engine. Performance upgrades that come with the package will include a new Magnetic Ride Control suspension.

 Customer Driven

Chevrolet says the Rally Sport Truck package was something asked for by their customers, who wanted an SUV that could tow and haul as well as accommodate their families without sacrificing everything that makes driving fun. The RST editions of both the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe and 2018 Suburban will be available as of this fall.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse Sneak Peek

Large vehicles are selling like hotcakes, so to speak, and General Motors is aiming to capitalize on the current trend. Chevrolet crossovers and SUVs already dominate the competition with relative ease, but there’s always room for improvement. That’s why the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will get a little bigger and boast plenty of technology.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

The upcoming Chevrolet Traverse will grow 2 inches in the wheelbase, effectively offering more headroom and legroom for rear passengers. While the cargo area shrinks to 23 cubic feet, that’s still more than enough to top competitors like the Ford Explorer, which offers just 21 cubic feet of space.

As for styling, the 2018 Traverse boasts a more modern look with a truck-line profile. A hexagonal grille and narrow headlights fill out most of the front end while the rear end is similar to the GMC Acadia.

According to Chevrolet, the Traverse drops just over 350 pounds compared to the previous model. That makes the three-row crossover more comparable to competitors like the Honda Pilot.

Performance still comes standard with a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine under the hood. Total power output comes to an impressive 305 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. A smaller 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is available in the new RS trim. Both engines come mated to a new nine-speed automatic transmission and start/stop technology.

We here at LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick can’t wait for the arrival of the all-new Chevrolet Traverse!

Chevrolet’s Lego Batmobile

Chevrolet's Lego Batmobile

The 2017 Detroit Auto Show has come and gone but it’s still the talk of many automotive enthusiast circles. One automaker in particular stole the show when it comes to kids and adults alike.

Chevrolet’s Lego Batmobile, designed by Lego master builders in Connecticut, took more than 344,000 bricks and 1,800 hours to put together. The model is available in a dozen different shades of black, according to Chevrolet.

Chevrolet’s Lego Batmobile is the real deal with a starting price sitting comfortably at $48 million. The model also boasts a maximum towing capacity of 120,000 pounds when properly equipped. It also churns out 20,000 hp, according to the automaker’s official page. The car weighs in at less than 1,700 pounds for maximum agility and handling while chasing down Joker in the upcoming The LEGO Batman Movie.

The Lego model also boasts several of Chevrolet’s top technologies, including smartphone integration software like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also boasts a built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot with connectivity for up to seven devices. This gives Robin plenty of distractions until it’s time to spring into action.

We here at LaSorsa Chevrolet are pumped to see the all-new Chevrolet Lego Batmobile in theaters on February 10th!

Best Chevy Models for Driving in the Big City

Best Chevy Models for City Driving

Driving in the big city can be a big pain. However, if you have the right vehicle, it doesn’t have to be. We’ll talk about three Chevrolet models that will make driving in the city easier and more enjoyable than ever.

Chevrolet Equinox

With the Chevrolet Equinox, buyers will get a compact crossover with smart looks and a great overall value. There is a spacious backseat that both slides and reclines for extra comfort. Everyone will appreciate the smooth ride. With the four-cylinder engine, the Equinox is expected to get an EPA-estimated 21 mpg in the city.*

Chevrolet Sonic

When it comes to city driving, nothing does the job better than the compact Chevrolet Sonic. It is available as either a sedan or hatchback and delivers excellent fuel efficiency with an EPA-estimated 29 mpg in the city* with the available turbocharged engine.

Chevrolet Impala

Just because you drive in the city, that doesn’t mean you don’t want sophistication. The Chevrolet Impala gives you just that. The spacious interior is great for passengers and the large trunk is ideal for big shopping sprees in the city. There is plenty of technology to keep you connected on the road ahead, including 4G LTE Wi-Fi.

Stop by LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick and check out these and other great city-friendly Chevrolet models.

*Actual mileage may vary.