10-11-19

Chevy Takes Four Dependability Awards in J.D. Powers Study

How dependable are Chevy vehicles?

How dependable are Chevy vehicles?

It can be hard to measure the dependability of a new vehicle. Often, when you are shopping for a new car, you will ask family and friends for their vehicle experiences and do a little research as well. If you are looking specifically at the Chevrolet brand and want to know how dependable are Chevy vehicles, you are in lucks. Chevy took four dependability awards in a recent J.D. Powers Study. Keep reading for details.

What Chevy Models Won 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Awards?

The J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study looks a wide selection of three-year-old vehicles, and measures owner satisfaction and dependability in the last several months. Have owners needed to bring the cars into the shop, or been irritated by a slow infotainment system? J.D. Power then ranks each vehicle in it’s segment. This year the Chevy brand as a whole ranked in the top ten, with four vehicles taking the top place in their respective segments.

2013 Chevy Malibu rated most dependable midsize car 2016
2013 Chevy Camaro ranked most dependable midsize sporty car 2016
The Chevy Malibu took the J.D. Powers award for the Midsize Car category for the second year in a row. Earlier this year, the 2016 Chevy Malibu was also chosen as one of Kelley Blue Book’s top family car picks, thanks to its low fuel consumption, spacious interior, and top safety ratings.
For the fourth-year-running, the Chevy Camaro dominated in the Midsize Sporty Car category. This means that the 2013 Camaro pictured below will give you minimal problems, while delivering premium power. The new Camaro has also been honored on the Ward’s 10 Best Engines List.
2013 Chevy Equinox topped Compact SUV dependability study
2013 Chevy Silverado HD most dependable heavy duty truck
In the Compact SUV category, the Chevy Equinox took a dependability acknowledgment for the first time. This high-quality and extremely versatile vehicle is ideal for families that want to split the difference between car-handling and SUV capability. And, even better, it’s built in Canada!
The Chevy Silverado HD also took a segment Award in the Large Heavy Duty Pickup category for its second year in a row. The light-duty Silverado also took third place in the rankings for Large Light Duty Pickups, which means that Chevy truck drivers can rely on a dependable truck no matter the capability.

In the 2016 J.D. Powers Dependability Study, the Chevy Tahoe also took second in the Large SUV Category, and the GMC and Buick brands also stood out as impressively reliable.

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Each of these Chevy vehicles relies on premium workmanship and top materials to be long lasting and reliable. Chevy even offers Chevrolet Complete Care on ever new car purchase which means that each Chevy comes with a quality guarantee.Stop in at Craig Dunn Motor City or schedule your Chevy test drive today!

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2018 Chevy Tahoe Interior Features

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe is a powerful SUV with a spacious interior that is designed to comfort passengers. We know shoppers want to learn as much about the vehicle before scheduling a test drive. That is why we will be taking a closer look at the 2018 Chevy Tahoe interior features. Let’s get started.


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Sound System

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe is equipped with a 6-speaker sound system with a CD and MP3 player. You can also control this sound system with its 8-inch display. You can also connect your phone to the sound system with Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and Bluetooth® streaming audio. If you need to keep your hands on the wheel, you can use the Tahoe’s voice command technology to control the radio and phone capabilities. Now that you know a little more about the Tahoe’s entertainment system, let’s take a look at else you can enjoy inside this vehicle.

2018 Chevy Tahoe in white
2018 Chevy Tahoe tire

Convenient Amenities

As you sit behind the steering wheel of the 2018 Chevy Tahoe, you will find the atmosphere inside this SUV to your liking. You can adjust its tri-zone automatic climate control to best accommodate you and your passengers in the front seat and rear seats. As you are sitting in the driver’s seat, you can put your hands on the luxurious leather-wrapped steering wheel.


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After looking at these 2018 Chevy Tahoe interior features, shoppers can see what it’s like inside this model. There is so much more to learn about and a great way to learn is to take one for a test drive. If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Chevy Tahoe or any of our other available vehicles, check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

November Awards for 2017 Chevy Vehicles

We’re still several weeks away from the official start of 2017, and Chevrolet vehicle are already off to a great start in the awards department. Lead by the trend-setting 2017 Chevy Bolt EV, several models in the 2017 Chevy lineup have already been honored as some of the best vehicles of the new year. Keep reading to learn more about November Awards for 2017 Chevy vehicles, and how these models are once again setting an automotive standard.


What J.D. Power Awards have Chevy Vehicles Received?

What J.D. Power Awards have Chevy Vehicles Received?

When it comes to quality and dependability, Chevrolet prides itself on delivering premium vehicles that serve families and individuals well. Here at Craig Dunn Motor City we offer a wide variety of new Chevy vehicles. We are even more excited about the many J.D. Power awards that many of these models have received in recent months. But what J.D. Power awards have Chevy vehicles received?

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Green Energy Awards for the 2017 Bolt

The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has been raking in the awards as a classy and stylish vehicle, but also as an electric vehicle that will be changing the way we drive across North America. In addition to recently being named the Motor Trend Car of the Year, the Bolt has also been named the “Best New Car to Buy” by Green Car Reports, the “Green Car of the Year” by Green Car Journal, the “Best EV to Buy” (and also “Best Hatchback to Buy”) by the Car Connection, and “Best EV/Plug-In Vehicles”  by Hispanic Motor Press.

The 2017 Bolt also made the Car and Drive “10Best Cars” list.

Other 2017 Chevy Award Winners

Other 2017 model year Chevy vehicles have also been honored already this November.

2017 Chevy Bolt EV on the road
2017 Chevy Camaro 1LE on the track

Cars and Sports Cars

  • 2017 Chevy Camaro – 10Best Cars (Car and Driver), Best American Muscle (Hispanic Motor Press)
  • 2017 Chevy Corvette – 10Best Cars (Car and Driver), Best Buy, Premium Sporty/Performance Car (Consumer Guide Automotive), Reader’s Choice Sports Car of the Year (Autoguide.com)
  • 2017 Chevy Impala -Best Buy, Large Car (Consumer Guide Automotive), 2017 Best Buy Award, Full-size Car (Kelley Blue Book)
  • 2017 Chevy Malibu – Best Buy, Midsize Car (Consumer Guide Automotive)
  • 2017 Chevy Volt – Best Buy, Electric (Consumer Guide Automotive)

Trucks and SUVs

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 was named the “Best Buy” in the Large Pickup category by Consumer Guide Automotive, while the Chevy Colorado took “Best Buy” in the Compact Pickup category (view our image gallery of the new 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 to see an off-road variant of this great small truck).  The 2017 Chevy Tahoe also took the “2017 Best Buy Award” from Kelley Blue Book in the Full-Size SUV category.

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What J.D. Power Awards have Chevy Vehicles Received?

The Chevrolet brand has earned more 2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality and Dependability awards* than any other brand. Vehicles ranging from compact city cars to heavy duty trucks have earned these honors, and we are proud to share them.

red 2016 Chevy Equinox on a dark background
2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD on a farm

2016 Chevy Equinox

This Canadian-made compact SUV earned Most Dependable Compact SUV and (for the second year in a row) Highest Ranked Compact SUV in Initial Quality. It tied for the later award with its sister vehicle the GMC Terrain.

2016 Chevy Silverado HD

Earning both Highest Ranked Heavy Duty Pickup in Initial Quality, and Most Dependable Large Heavy Duty Pickup (for the second year in a row), the Chevy Silverado HD offers premium power and capability.

blue 2016 Chevy Camaro looking dramatic

Other 2016 and Before Award Winners

  • Chevy Camaro – Most Dependable Midsize Sporty Car (four years in a row)
  • Chevy Spark – Highest Ranked City Car in Initial Quality (two years in a row)
  • Chevy Tahoe – Highest Ranked Large SUV in Initial Quality
  • Chevy Malibu – Most Dependable Midsize Car (2 years in a row)
  • Chevy Silverado Light-Duty – Highest Ranked Large Light Duty Pickup in Initial Quality (two years in a row)

Interested in taking advantages of the premium value and dependability represented by these vehicles? Schedule your test drive at Craig Dunn Motor City today!


*all awards listed are J.D. Power awards, and are measures of Dependability and Initial Quality in the U.S.

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How safe is the Chevy Tahoe?

2018 Chevy Tahoe Safety Features

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe is a large SUV that delivers on its expansive cabin and interior features. There are some non-entertainment features that we would like to discuss with you. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Chevy Tahoe safety features to see how this vehicle helps protect you and your passengers. 


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Exterior Technology

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe comes standard with outside heated power-adjustable body-color manual folding mirrors to help you see behind you in rainy or snowy weather. The Tahoe also has eye-catching headlights for an overall bold look. You can see further and with more clarity when you’re behind the wheel of the Tahoe. Now that you know more about the exterior safety technology of the 2018 Chevy Tahoe, let’s take a look at how this vehicle protects its passengers with built-in features.

2018 Chevy Tahoe grille
2018 Chevy Tahoe rear in white

Built-in Amenities

This SUV has a defogger with a timer so you can see properly inside the vehicle while you’re driving. The LATCH system helps secure your children in the rear seats for optimum protection. You will also have OnStar® to help you if you are in an accident. The Tahoe’s rear vision camera will also help you find your way out of the parking lot or helping you find that perfect spot.


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The 2018 Chevy Tahoe safety features help you protect your passengers on the road. These features are efficient and easy to use. You’ll love the way it feels to sit inside your new Chevy Tahoe. We hope we answered all of your questions. If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Chevy Tahoe or any of our other Chevy, Buick, or GMC vehicles, you can check out our online inventory to see what we have available and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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How many people can fit in the 2017 Chevy Tahoe?

2017 Chevy Tahoe seating capacity

Interior space is in high demand for three-row SUV shoppers, and one that does it better than just about any competitors is the 2017 Chevy Tahoe. There is plenty of space in the interior of the vehicle for growing families or big squads, but just how many people can the 2017 Tahoe hold? Read on to find out! 

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2017 Chevy Tahoe seating capacity

The 2017 Tahoe comes in three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier. The 2017 Tahoe has seating for up to eight passengers in its three rows of seating, with all rows offering enough leg room to seat fully-grown adults. Although tall passengers may feel somewhat uncomfortable in the third row for long trips, shorter trips should be no problem for even our longest-legged friends. The third row of seating is more suitable for kids or smaller adults for long trips, but as mentioned before, all seating positions are comfortable for fully-grown adults. Take a look at the chart below to view interior dimensions for the 2017 Tahoe!

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2017 Chevy Tahoe passenger space
2017 Chevy Tahoe interior features

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Car shoppers interested in seeing how much passenger space is in the 2017 Chevy Tahoe with their own eyes are encouraged to stop in and see us at Criag Dunn Motor City or schedule an obligation-free test drive online. Have additional questions about the three-row SUV before hopping in the driver’s seat? If so, feel free to give our team a call today!

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How powerful is the Tahoe?

2018 Chevy Tahoe in white

2018 Chevy Tahoe Engine Specs and Towing Capacity

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe is a capable SUV that has a lot of strength underneath the hood. In order to give you the power you crave, the Chevy Tahoe has to be equipped with some heavy-duty equipment. We’re going to show you just how powerful the Chevy Tahoe is by looking at the 2018 Chevy Tahoe engine specs and towing capacity. Let’s take a look. 


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Performance Technology

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe comes standard with a with a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine. This engine delivers 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. That is plenty of power to maneuver this hefty SUV. Not only does this engine give you the power you want in an SUV, it also gives you the speed and adaptability you want on the highway and on the city streets.

2018 Chevy Tahoe rear in white
2018 Chevy Tahoe front in white

Hauling Capability

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe has a powerful engine, but what about its towing capacity? If you are looking to take lots of gear and equipment with you, don’t worry. The 2018 Chevy Tahoe has you covered. The Chevy Tahoe has a standard towing capacity of 6,600 pounds. With the 6.2-liter engine, the 2018 Chevy Tahoe can tow up to 8,100 pounds. That is plenty of power for your camping trips, moving house, or anything else you need.


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After looking at the 2018 Chevy Tahoe engine specs and towing capacity, you can see that this SUV is more than capable of doing what you need an SUV to do. If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Chevy Tahoe or any of our other Chevy, Buick or GMC models, check out our online inventory to see what we have available and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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