GMC has some fantastic family vehicles on the market, with options for parents and teens alike. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Consumer Reports, the GMC Terrain is one of the “best choices” for teens to drive. Whether your teen is driving in Bellefontaine, Ohio, or across the state, you can have peace of mind when they’re behind the wheel of the Terrain.
Consumer Reports teamed up with the IIHS to develop a report
on the best models for young drivers, especially if you’re sticking to a
budget. 2014 and 2016 to present Terrain models made the list in the midsize SUV
segment. To land on the list of “best choices”, the Terrain had to score “good”
ratings in different IIHS tests. It also needed to have electronic stability control
and high Consumer Reports’ reliability grades.
The Terrain is also worthy of making the list thanks to its wide
array of safety features. The 2021 model, for example, comes standard with
Automatic Emergency Braking, the Following Distance Indicator, Front Pedestrian
Braking, Forward Collision Alert, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning.
It also has the Teen Driver system, which includes an in-vehicle report card so
you know how your teen is driving on the road.
Be sure to give us a call at Steve Austin’s Auto Group in Bellefontaine, Ohio, if you’re interested in getting a new or used vehicle for your teen.
Your pets are just as much a part of your family as your kids are, so of course, you want to bring them along on family vacations. To make the most of each drive with the whole family, consider one of these great GMC models for pet owners.
2020 GMC Terrain
The GMC Terrain is a small SUV that’s loaded with convenient
amenities and is surprisingly spacious. There are 29.6 cubic feet of cargo
volume behind the second row and 63.3 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the
first row, so you and your pet can spread out.
2020 GMC Acadia
The Acadia is more spacious than the Terrain with three rows
of seating and ample cargo space. Plus, it comes with smart features, like the
available Hands-Free power programmable liftgate, which makes it easy to get
your pet into the SUV.
2021 GMC Yukon
The GMC Yukon has plenty of room for all your passengers, thanks
to its sizeable interior. Utilize up to 122.9 cubic feet of cargo volume, and
keep everyone cool and content with the tri-zone automatic climate control.
To find out more about how these SUVs can benefits road trips with your entire family, give us a call at Steve Austin’s Auto Group in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
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.
The durability of carbon fiber is hard to beat. Not only is it amazingly strong and light, but it can be formed into almost any shape imaginable. These features make it one of the most versatile and desirable materials today. GMC recently announced that it will start producing special-edition versions of the Sierra called the GMC CarbonPro™ starting in early June.
The package will be available on the Sierra Denali 1500 and
the Sierra AT4 1500. It will include a CarbonPro bed designed with a unique
carbon fiber composition that delivers best-in-class resistance to dents,
scratches, and corrosion.
“CarbonProis made of the same raw material found in seven-figure super cars and even aerospace applications,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president, Global GMC. “Coupled with offering the world’s first six-function MultiPro tailgate, the 2019 Sierra packs a one-two hauling punch for whatever the situation demands.”
Along with its impeccable durability, the CarbonPro bed will
weight 25-percent less than a traditional steel bed, which equates to about 60
pounds. It also eliminates the need for a bed liner, saving even more weight.
Because of its thin construction, it increases the already class-leading cargo
volume of the Sierra’s bed by 1 cubic foot.
This innovative bed comes with two additional tie-downs in
addition to the 12 standard tie-downs found on the steel beds. It also comes
with indentations in the bed to help keep certain cargo more secure.
Contact us at Steve Austin’s Auto Group for more information about this imminent offering that GMC is releasing. In the meantime, stop by our dealership to test-drive a shiny new 2019 Sierra or one of our other new models.