Front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive describe two different types of drivetrains. In most cars, only two of the wheels actually receive power from the engine. Front-wheel drive vehicles have the front wheels driven by the engine, and rear-wheel drive cars use the rear pair.
They drive slightly differently. Usually, front-wheel drive vehicles have better traction. The front end of cars, trucks, and SUVs is heavier because that is where the engine is located, and that extra weight pressing down on the driven wheels means more grip. On the other hand, rear-wheel drive cars have better handling for corners Some cars have all-wheel drive, where all four wheels get power from the engine. It's a good idea to make sure you know what kind of drivetrain you will have anytime you are considering ge...
Check Out These Helpful Technology Features on the Chevrolet Suburban
If you have not taken a look lately at the Chevrolet Suburban, then it is time that you visited Universal Chevrolet Company and changed that. This is a family SUV that can do so much to enhance the quality of your life. The technology included alone with this vehicle is quite impressive.
The Internet is now a vital part of our life, so the Chevrolet Suburban now allows you to take it with you. Everyone inside will be able to make use of the available WiFi connection. This will enable everyone with a mobile device to instantly connect to the Internet whenever they feel the need.
With the 12.6-inch touchscreen multimedia system that rear seat passengers will have access to, weekend road trips will not seem so long anymore. There is a variety of content that can be shared amongst passengers. Th...
Achieve Maximum Performance in the Chevrolet Equinox
When shopping for a new vehicle, some of the most important parts of the vehicle that can make or break your decision to buy are the performance features. The Chevrolet Equinox is designed to highlight the maximum performance features you desire in a stylish, compact SUV.
The Chevrolet Equinox is equipped with many different features to maximize the performance in your vehicle including either its 1.5L Turbo Engine that estimates 31 miles per gallon on the highway and proves to be an efficient gas and money saver, or its 2.0L engine for even more power and towing or hauling capabilities to move some of your biggest loads. Aside from its fuel saving technology, the Chevrolet Equinox also has available switchable all-wheel drive to enhance traction and control on various types of terrain. Wit...
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a light-duty pickup truck that offers heavy-duty technology features. With a maximum available trailering capacity of 13,400 pounds, the 2020 Silverado 1500 is one of the strongest Silverado models that Chevy has built. The Silverado 1500 is available in a broad variety of 10 exterior colors. Rated for 23 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway, the 2020 Silverado 1500 is also one of the most fuel-efficient Silverado models.
Towing is made easier in the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The optional Advanced Trailering System, and several other available trailering packages, allows drivers to create custom settings for trailer information that they would like to know. Accessible through the myChevrolet Trailer ...
The Chevy Equinox may be one of the better options when it comes to small SUVs. This vehicle has been meticulously crafted and is loaded with an array of advanced features. Five people can sit in the SUV's cabin without an issue. There's a maximum cargo space of 63.9 cubic-feet. On top of that, consumers can expect an all-wheel drive system if need be. The Equinox will come in various trims, including the L, LT, LS and Premier.
The exterior of this machine appears to be sliced from fine, cut glass. The sheer sleekness of the exterior is worth a million bucks to some degree. The SUV's husky frame exhibits athleticism from every angle. Sculpted contours are everywhere on the door panels as well as on the hood. These contours have given the Equinox much more character. This vehicle is 183.1 in...
The compact Sonic models in our Universal Chevrolet Company inventory are available as sedans or hatchbacks. The vehicles have stylish and athletic good looks inside and out. A spacious interior offers a variety of user-friendly technological features.
The infotainment system has a 7-inch touchscreen. The system integrates without wired connections with Android and Apple smartphones. The AM/FM audio system has four speakers. Satellite radio might be added. Stereo upgrades are available. Bluetooth enables multimedia streaming on mobile devices. The Sonic has the potential to be a Wi-Fi hotspot. Two USB ports keep devices charged.
The door locks open and close electronically. Powered windows, fog lights and remote engine start are other possibilities. The front seats may have heating and elect...
When it comes to style and classic design features, the Chevrolet Malibu is hard to match. The current year’s models of this popular mid-size car are on the lot at Universal Chevrolet Company today, so come by and check them out when you have time to take a test drive.
The Malibu’s interior layout and amenities leave nothing to be desired. Luxuriously upholstered seating for up to five adults awaits, and a wealth of technology features and storage options are sure to make taking to the road a pleasant and comfortable experience.
The smooth, aerodynamic front, roof and side panels are accentuated by a uniquely patterned grille and other embellishments. Numerous trim and appearance upgrades are available depending on whether you select the L, LS, RS, LT or Premier model, and LED front and re...
What Safety Features are Available With the Chevrolet Suburban?
Wendell car shoppers who are looking for a large SUV should check out the Chevrolet Suburban at Universal Chevrolet Company. This SUV was designed to offer exceptional protection to you and those around you with a plethora of advanced safety features.
A Rear Vision Camera and Rear Park Assist are standard safety features of the Suburban so that you can back up with confidence. You can see what's going on behind the SUV on the touchscreen display with the Rear Vision Camera, and Rear Park Assist gives you distance alerts to obstacles in your path when you're in reverse. To further enhance safety when you're backing up, available Rear Cross Path Detection issues warnings when vehicles are approaching from the side.
The Suburban also comes with available Lane Change Alert with Side Bind Zon...
Chevrolet Colorado has our Universal Chevrolet Company team extra excited. It has three powerful engine options boasting tons of horsepower and torque. It tows enormous trailers for work or play, and its muscular body touts one of the best-in-class payload capacities. Colorado also has ahead-of-trend tech to match its sheer brawn.
Chevrolet Marketplace puts all manner of errands, shopping and retail therapy at your fingertips. Using Colorado's in-dash infotainment platform, the in-vehicle app Marketplace lets you book a hotel, reserve a table, find a parking spot, order out or pay for fuel in advance, all from the comfort of the Colorado's driver's seat.
Convenient Remote Control
Colorado responds to your compatible smartphone via the myChevrolet App. This app remote...
Deciding Whether Refinancing vs. Trading Is the Right Choice
After searching for the right vehicle, it feels great to find one that you love. Yet, you can later realize that you can’t afford the payments each month. Now, you are faced with the decision of whether you should trade it in or refinance it for lower payments. Here are the factors you should consider before making your decision.
When you look at the loan you used to purchase your vehicle, review it to see if it has a reasonable rate and repayment timeline. If so, a refinance may not make much of a difference in helping you afford the payments. It would be better if you traded it for a car that cost much less.
Before you began to have financial trouble, you may have made timely payments each month. If you saw an increase in your credit score, refinancing can be a solid op...
Check Out These Safety Features on the Chevrolet Traverse
When you are looking for an SUV, you want to find something that is comfortable and fun to drive. The Chevrolet Traverse ticks both of those boxes. You will find that everyone in the vehicle will love the experience, no matter if it is a trip down the street or across the country. That is what makes it such a popular mid-size SUV.
The Traverse is also loaded down with safety features. This begins with the rear vision camera. This is now standard, and it allows the driver to see exactly what is in back of them as they begin to go in reverse. This can help avoid collisions.
You will also find that the front pedestrian braking feature can come in quite handy. When you are traveling under 50 mph, the system will tell you if there is a pedestrian ahead. It will brake if it feels the need to. ...
Packing your vehicle for a road trip can be quite a challenge if you have a lot of items to bring along with you. Once you have your passengers in their seats, cargo space may be limited. Luckily, SUVs very commonly come with a lot of space in the rear. If you have the right luggage and storage containers, you will have plenty of space to bring what you need. Here are some more tips that we here at Universal Chevrolet Company can share with you.
-The heaviest items should be loaded into the SUV first. You don't want those items to be near the trunk door of your vehicle. This prevents items from falling out of the vehicle when you go to unload at your destination.
-If you have items that you don't want to bang around inside of the SUV, pack them tightly next to other items. The more empty...