In a recent survey that assessed over 15.8 million vehicles, iSeeCars.com found that GMC is one of the longest-lasting brands. The study was conducted in order to discover which vehicles consistently make it to the 200,000-mile mark, and the GMC brand earned third place overall in the study.
GMC trucks and large SUVs, in particular, performed
well in the study, lasting a great number of miles. The Yukon and the Yukon XL
both ranked highly on the list of the longest-lasting SUVs, with the Yukon XL
claiming the seventh spot.
The 2020 Yukon XL provides plenty of space in its
sophisticated cabin with up to 121.7 cubic feet of cargo volume. Plus, the SUV
has seating for up to nine passengers and lots of family-friendly amenities,
making it the ideal vehicle for long family road trips.
The GMC Sierra 1500 took the sixth spot on the list
of the longest-lasting light-duty pickups. The 2020 model is a powerful and
capable option, coming available with a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine.
When properly equipped, it can tow up to 12,100 pounds with ease.
If you want a vehicle to drive your family for years to come, consider driving a GMC vehicle. Learn more about the different models available when you view the online inventory at Steve Austin’s Auto Group in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Buying a new truck is a big deal, which is why it’s a good idea to choose a truck that you can depend on for years to come. Recently, U.S. News & World Report compiled a list of the 12 Most Reliable Pickup Trucks in 2020, and both the 2020 GMC Canyon and Sierra 1500 were included on the list.
2020 GMC Canyon
The Canyon earned praise for its impressive capabilities and
high-quality cabin. The Canyon can tow up to 7,700 pounds when properly
equipped. Plus, you get to choose from among powerful powertrain options, like
the 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine.
Inside the cabin, you can enjoy the 7-inch GMC Infotainment
System, which comes with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. The
truck is also available with a 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot so you can have connectivity
on the go.
2020 GMC Sierra 1500
The Sierra 1500 delivers a smooth ride and offers a number
of powertrains. For a fun driving experience, you can opt for the 6.2-liter V8
engine, which produces 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The truck can
also tow up to 12,100 pounds when properly equipped so you can take your
trailer or boat along for the ride.
The Sierra 1500 is available with the ProGrade™ Trailering System to make towing easier and more convenient with custom trailer profiles and pre-departure checklists. Teen Driver, the Rear Vision Camera and the Rear Seat Reminder are also standard to give you peace of mind.
The 2020 GMC Canyon and Sierra 1500 are both capable trucks that you can depend on. Call us at Steve Austin’s Auto Group in Bellefontaine, Ohio, to learn more about the trucks.
While a stylish exterior design may be what draws you to a vehicle, the interior features are what make a drive enjoyable. If you are looking for a new family SUV that can keep you comfortable on each ride, consider the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse. This vehicle recently earned the top spot in the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 13 Most Comfortable SUVs in 2020.
U.S. News & World Report commended the 2020 Traverse for
having an impressive amount of space for passengers and cargo. Plus, the SUV received
high marks for its entertainment and safety technologies, which can keep you at
ease on the drive.
Inside the cabin, the 2020 Traverse has three rows of seats
for up to eight people. With 98.2 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, there is
plenty of room for everyone to bring their necessities on road trips. The Smart
Slide® seating in the second row also makes it easy for passengers to climb
into the third row.
You can stay connected to family members with the Chevrolet
Infotainment 3 System, which has Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities.
Available leather upholstery adds an upscale feel to the cabin, while available
heated and ventilated front seats can keep you comfortable as the weather
The 2020 Chevrolet Traverse has all you need to be cozy inside the cabin. Discover which creature comforts are offered in each Chevrolet SUV when you give us a call at Steve Austin’s Auto Group in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
The 2020 Chevrolet Blazer is a modern, sophisticated SUV that stands out from the crowd with its agile design. Along with its elegant styling, the Blazer comes equipped with advanced technologies that are designed to keep you connected and in control.
Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System
The 2020 Blazer comes standard with the Chevrolet Infotainment
3 System, which features an 8-inch touch screen. This system has Bluetooth®
audio streaming as well as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility.
Through the touch screen, you can send and receive messages,
make phone calls and utilize different apps. You can also upgrade to the
Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium System to take advantage of the connected
HD Rear Vision Camera
The HD Rear Vision
Camera allows you to keep an eye on the area behind the 2020 Blazer by giving you
a high-resolution view on the touch screen.* As such, you can more easily back
into a parking spot and avoid objects that are nearby.*
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
Available Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning can
detect when you’re drifting out of your lane and alert you.* The system can
then gently turn the steering wheel to help you avoid collisions.*
The 2020 Chevrolet Blazer is a high-tech vehicle that’s great for small families. If you want to experience the SUV for yourself, check it out at Steve Austin’s Auto Group.
* Safety or driver
assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to
operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to
traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather,
and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle’s owner’s
manual for more important feature limitations and information.
Spring is a wonderful time of year here in Ohio with beautiful flowers blooming. If you are ready to get out of your home and take advantage of the warming weather, head to these places to enjoy the outdoors near Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Campbell Hill is recognized as the highest point in Ohio at
1,549 feet above sea level. A sign sits at the top of the hill to mark the spot,
and it’s worth taking a walk up the hill to see.
Mary Rutan Park
This beautiful park is a fun location for you and your
family to spend the day. There are 28 acres of the wooded area to explore as
well as four shelter houses where you can have a picnic. You can also enjoy the
basketball court, the tennis court and three playground areas.
Indian Lake State Park
Indian Lake State Park has lots of activities to do,
including hiking or biking along a trail. While it may be too cold to swim in
the 5,100-acre Indian Lake during the spring, you can still go fishing or
kayaking. You can even spend the whole weekend here and camp with your loved
We at Steve Austin’s Auto Group hope you have a spectacular spring and catch sight of flowers as you explore Bellefontaine. If you’re looking for a family hauler to drive your family around the city, visit our dealership to view our available vehicles.
With its peppy look, spacious interior and cutting-edge safety technology, the Chevrolet Equinox is great for small families as well as drivers wanting to make the most of their daily commute. For the 2021 model year, the Chevrolet Equinox is receiving a refreshed design and exciting new features to look forward to.
The 2021 Equinox is gaining updated
design elements, including redesigned rear and front fascias. The gloss black
grille has a more aggressive appearance and chrome inserts. The modern look is
complete with new LED headlamps.
The 2021 Equinox features a long list
of safety technologies, consisting of Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure
Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking and a Following Distance Indicator. You
can also opt for features, like Automatic Parking Assist, Rear Cross Traffic
Alert and Rear Park Assist.
and Premier trims
For the 2021 model year, the Equinox is
gaining the RS trim. This new trim comes with a sporty design, including 19-inch
Dark Android wheels, red stitching on the upholstery and black interior
detailing. The Premier trim is receiving a few updates and has new 19-inch
machine faced wheels, French stitching, and LED taillamps and headlamps.
We at Steve Austin’s Auto Group are excited for the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox. While there’s still some time before the model is released, you can check out the 2020 model at our dealership.
Here in Bellefontaine, Ohio, there are lots of fun things to do year-round. If you’re looking to make a day out of exploring incredible sites in nature this winter, be sure to make the short trip to the Ohio Caverns in West Liberty.
great aspect of exploring these underground caverns is that temperatures stay
mild throughout the year, so you can enjoy a break from frigid weather. The
Ohio Caverns include more than 2 miles of passageways that have already been
the winter season, you can take the Winter Tour, which features breathtaking
views from both the Historic Tour and the Natural Wonder Tour. The roughly
50-minute tour will lead you through a cavern and teach you interesting
geological and historical facts.
the caverns, you can spend time with your family in the 35-acre park, which
features picnic shelters and a playground. You can also stop into the visitor
center, containing a gift shop with fossils, rocks and other available souvenirs.
We at Steve Austin’s Auto Group hope you have a memorable day at the Ohio Caverns with your loved ones. Before heading to the caverns or other exciting destinations in the area, visit our service department to get seasonal maintenance for your vehicle.
The new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray recently received the prestigious 2020 North American Car of the Year award. A jury made up of 50 independent journalists gave this award to the car for having a powerful performance and sophisticated design.
Lauren Fix, North American Car, Utility and Truck of the
Year president, said, “The excitement from consumers has been overwhelming.
From a journalist’s perspective, this is one of the best-built GM products that
exemplifies what it means to be the North American Car of the Year.”
The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year
Awards recognize the vehicles that exceed in the areas of design,
innovation, performance, safety, technology, value and driver satisfaction. The
Corvette has now won the North American Car of the Year award three times,
having previously received the honor in 1998 for its fifth-generation model and
in 2014 for its seventh generation model.
The 2020 mid-engine Corvette is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine,
which achieves 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. You can also opt for the
Z51 Performance Package to optimize performance and enjoy smooth rides.
We at Steve Austin’s Auto Group are excitedly awaiting the release of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Visit our dealership to check out the array of other vehicles we have available.
No matter the time of year, there’s always lots of fun to be had around Bellfontaine, Ohio. This winter, be sure to explore the area with your family and check out these exciting winter activities.
Downtown Bellefontaine is hosting its first annual Chocolate
Walk on Feb. 7. You can purchase a ticket to receive more than half a pound of
chocolate and check out the delicious goodies from over 15 different
The Holland Theatre is host to a number of fantastic shows
throughout the year. In February, you can catch a performance of Mary Poppins
JR. with your little ones or listen to talented musicians, like Molsky’s
Mountain Drifters, play a show.
Mad River Mountain
If you’re interested
in embracing the outdoors this winter, head to Mad River Mountain. Here, you
can go tubing, skiing or snowboarding down the slopes. You can also venture to
the ski resort on select days to take part in events specifically for college
students, freestyle skiers or those wanting to attend a concert.
We at Steve Austin’s Auto Group hope you have a lively winter and make lots of memories with your loved ones. Visit our service department for seasonal maintenance so your vehicle can better handle the winter roads.
The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has an impressive history of racing. With its powertrain and durable features, it can handle a variety of terrains and persevere in races.
By August of 2019, the Colorado ZR2 had competed in 11 Best
in the Desert races and was one of just four vehicles to complete them all.
Since the model was first revealed in 2017, Chad Hall has been driving the off-road
As a result of the races, Chevrolet has gained the knowledge
needed to further enhance the Colorado with different parts, helping the truck
withstand off-road conditions. The Colorado ZR2 has received numerous upgrades
and now offers skid plates, rock sliders and an Autotrac®transfer
case for 2020. A 3.6-liter V6 engine powers the truck, though a Duramax®
2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel engine is also available.
“In off-road racing, your speed comes from your suspension,
not your engine. Usually, when you modify the suspension on a stock truck, the
rest of the truck can’t keep up with it,” said Chad Hall. “However, the
Colorado is such a great platform, everything seems to work at the same level.”
If you’re interested in driving the strong and capable Chevrolet Colorado, try out the truck’s features when you take a test drive at Steve Austin’s Auto Group.