Monday, March 24, 2014

KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Awards Recognize Four Chevrolets

Four vehicles at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis are making headlines earning the Kelley Blue Book 5- Year Cost to Own Awards. The Chevy Spark, Spark EV, Camaro SS and Impala all made the cut proving to be less expensive to keep in operation than comparable vehicles.

Criteria for the Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award include depreciation, fuel costs, finance and insurance, maintenance and repair, and state fees. Kelley Blue Book uses critical financial data from third party providers to figure a 5-Year Cost to Own.

The Chevy Spark, Spark EV, Camaro SS and Impala were all the category winners while the Chevy Volt came in second place in the Plug-In category. The Chevrolet EV lineup, which includes the Spark EV, is one of the most affordable EVs available.

Test Drive the Chevy Spark, Spark EV, Camaro SS and Impala at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis today!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Jim Butler Chevrolet-Certified Service Tips-March 2014

Looking for a few tips to keep your vehicle on the road, and ready for Spring? Checkout our latest Service Tips from the guys over at GM Certified Service.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Chevy Traverse and Impala Recognized in 12 Best Family Cars

In this year’s search to find the best family vehicle conducted by Kelley Blue Book, real families were among the testers. Recognized by these families as top picks were the 2014 Chevy Traverse and Impala at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis.

Chevrolet director of marketing, Russ Clark stated, “We designed the Chevrolet Impala and Traverse precisely to offer a wide suite of useful family-friendly features.”

The 2014 Chevy Traverse and Chevy Impala both were chosen for their excellence in safety, comfort, driving performance, room for child seats, cargo space, rear-seat entertainment and other family-friendly features.

Kelley Blue Book started with 21 vehicles that were top-ranked in different family-friendly categories that were then dwindled down to the best 12 with the help of several families.  The results and feedback were recorded by Kelley Blue Book editors.

Some of these results were surprising to Kelley Blue Book, especially the number of sedans that made the list. “Once upon a time before minivans and SUVs, sedans were the primary family car of choice, and this year’s list proves the modern sedan still makes a fine family car,” according to Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s 

Come test drive the 2014 Chevy Traverse and Impala today at Jim Butler Chevrolet!

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Long Awaited 2015 Chevy Tahoe Arriving Daily at Jim Butler Chevrolet

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe at Jim Butler Chevrolet has everything you are looking for in a large SUV and is finally here! The Chevy Tahoe makes up nearly 50% of large SUV sales and will continue to do so with its new engineering enhancements and an updated body structure.

75 percent of the 2015 Chevy Tahoe is rendered in high-strength steel with a fully boxed frame. The structural rigidity increases from 16 Hz to 21 Hz by the help of a new front-axel and hydroformed rails. Magnetic ride control is standard and exclusive to the LTZ trim.

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe provides more front-seat space with over an inch and a half more headroom. The Tahoe features an entirely new design for the center console with a 4.2-inch digital display.

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe has a 5.3-liter V-8 equipped with a direct fuel injection, variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation. The 2015 Chevy Tahoe is good for 355 horsepower and 383 Ib-ft of torque. The new Tahoe can do 0-to-60-mph in just under seven seconds.

Test drive the 2015 Chevy Tahoe at Jim Butler Chevrolet in St. Louis today!