Everything is bigger and better in Texas, including trucks
and SUVs. In fact, Texas is so undeniably great that Chevrolet has created
three special editions models in our state’s honor. These models include the
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2021 Chevrolet Suburban, and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado
Chevrolet Tahoe Texas Edition
This special-edition package is only available on the LT and Premier trims. It includes premium features like a panoramic power sunroof, heated seats in the first and second rows, the Max Trailering Package, and Texas Edition badging.
Chevrolet Suburban Texas Edition
You can get the Suburban Texas Edition on either the LT or Premier trim levels. It will give you features like a heated steering wheel, heated power exterior mirrors, and a panoramic power sunroof. The Premier model adds 22-inch polished aluminum wheels with all-season blackwall tires.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Texas Edition
The Texas Edition package is available on the LT, RST, and LTZ trim levels on the Silverado 1500. With this package, you will get a power tailgate, a sliding power rear window, rear heated seats in Crew Cab models, and the Trailering Package. The LTZ trim also includes the Safety Package with features like front and rear park assist.
You can get these special edition models right here in Fort Stockton at Amistad Motors. Stop in for a visit to learn more about the Chevy Texas Edition lineup.
The all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe is now rolling into dealerships, and you can check out this advanced full-size SUV right here at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.
The 2021 Tahoe delivers far more maximum cargo space than
the 2020 model — a best-in-class 122.9 cubic feet. There’s also more passenger
space. Rear-seat passengers get 40 percent more legroom than the Tahoe’s
previous generation thanks to improved seat heights and placement.
Up front, a Power Sliding Central Console is available that
rolls back 10 inches for added front cargo. Or you can use it as a drawer to
hide valuables when rolled forward.
The Tahoe incorporates advanced tech to improve driving.
Nine cameras are available to aid in maneuverability and visibility. An
available Head-Up Display puts information in your line of sight. The
infotainment screen has grown to 10.2 inches while the available Rear-Seat
Media System offers dual 12.6-inch screens.
Travel in the 2021 Tahoe is always comfortable thanks to its
new independent rear suspension and Magnetic Ride Control™ technology. You can
expect reliable power and towing capabilities from both of the Tahoe’s
available V8 engine options. Later this year, the Tahoe will also add a
Duramax® turbodiesel engine that puts out a massive 460 lb-ft of torque.
Is your pickup ready for hot weather? Here in Fort Stockton, temperatures can get quite extreme, so use these tips to protect your truck from summer’s worst heat.
Under the Hood
Your cooling system is paramount to keeping your engine
running smoothly in the Texas heat. Have the coolant drained and redone, as
well as other engine fluids topped off. Running the air conditioning in summer
gives your battery a workout, so make sure it’s operating at its full potential.
Consider replacing the battery if it’s an older one.
UV rays heat up your truck’s interior, causing the
upholstery to fade and even cracking your leather seating. Whenever you can,
park in the shade to prevent unnecessary damage. If you can’t do that, get a
sunshade to keep UV rays off the dash and front seats, and install seat covers to
Heat can cause the pressure in your truck’s tires to go
down. Check your tire pressure often to avoid underinflation, which can lead to
blowouts. Meanwhile, the sun’s rays can damage the outside of your truck, too. Consider
a bed liner to protect the bed, and apply a coat of wax to act like sunscreen,
putting a layer between the sun and the paint job.
If you need any help summer-proofing your pickup, be sure to get in touch with our service experts here at Amistad Motors.
It’s always a good idea to keep your car clean, but now more than ever, it’s vital that we do everything we can do to reduce the spread of viruses and germs. Follow these tips for sanitizing your car to stay safe and healthy and reduce your risk of infecting others.
Soap and Water
You can use both hand soap and dish soap to clean the inside
of your car and it will kill any possible germs. Make sure you scrub the cabin
thoroughly and get into crevices where germs may be hiding. Before cleaning,
though, confirm that the product you’re using won’t harm any of your vehicle’s
Rubbing Alcohol and
One of the most effective household items you can use to
kill germs is rubbing alcohol, as long as the solution is at least 70 percent
alcohol. You can use rubbing alcohol with a cloth to clean just about any surface
inside your car. You can also use disinfectant wipes if you’re able to obtain
Pay special attention to areas like the steering wheel,
engine start button, touch screen, and any other areas you find yourself
touching frequently. It’s a good idea to clean these spots regularly with one
of the above cleaning agents — just make sure they won’t be harmful to any
Clean Outside, Too
Don’t skip the exterior! You touch the outside of your car
too, especially the door handles, so give them a thorough cleaning. And always
use hand sanitizer or wash your hands afterward.
If you have questions about the best ways to sanitize your vehicle, contact us here at Amistad Motors and we’ll be happy to help.
Nothing feels quite the same as the added sense of power and visibility you get while driving a truck that’s been lifted. Is a truck lift kit right for your vehicle? Here at Amistad Motors, we’ve rounded up some of the pros and cons of adjusting your pickup’s height.
Body lift kits
If you’re just looking for an extra couple inches of ride
height, a body lift kit might be your solution. These kits accomplish the lift
with a spacer that goes between the truck’s body and frame. You’ll get 2 or 3
inches of extra clearance so you can stand out and go off road — but you won’t
have to worry about your ride quality getting rougher. Body lift kits leave
your vehicle’s factory suspension alone and don’t require new shocks. One thing
to be aware of is that a body lift can change the looks of your truck, making
the frame visible through the wheel wells.
Suspension lift kits
Suspension lift kits are quite a bit more involved than body
lift kits. With these kits, you can raise your truck much higher and
accommodate bigger tires if desired. It’s also a way to get more suspension
articulation. However, suspension lift kits require more maintenance, can
reduce your vehicle’s ride quality, and may even void the warranty.
Still have questions? Talk to our friendly service staff here at Amistad Motors to learn more about whether a lift kit will work for you.