Engine Overheating: Why It Happens

It's somewhat possible to prevent engine overheating, but it isn't completely unavoidable. It even happens to drivers with good habits. Why? We asked the techs in our Amsterdam, NY Mangino Chevrolet service department this very question. Here's what they told us.

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How To Tell Your Tires Need Replacement

Driving a vehicle with damaged or worn down tires is risky. Consider the following signs to know when you need new tires:

Age: Tires can last for up to 10 years, but in most cases, you need new ones after every six years. There is a four-digit code that shows when the tire was manufactured. The first two numbers are the week it was manufactured while the last two show the year it was made. If the tire is at least six years, the treads will be worn down significantly.

Obvious Damage: Obvious cracks, cuts, and bulges on the sides…

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Mufflers & Exhausts

If you have noticed a change in the way that your vehicle performs, then your exhaust system may be to blame. A noisy car is one of the signs that you may notice. Mufflers are the part of the exhaust system that helps quite the noise. The noise can be caused by a hole in your muffler. You may notice a tapping or hissing noise. Power loss is another sign of an exhaust problem. You may notice a lag every time that you press the gas. This problem is likely caused by an exhaust leak.

Additionally, your trips to the…

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Advanced Technology Features

You can stay engaged on the road with the latest mobile technology and smart connectivity options, like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto that come standard on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This family-centric heavy-duty truck will not only do you heavy lifting and pulling but also ensure you get the best sound from its Bose premium sound system.

The interior ambiance of the Chevrolet Silverado is curtesy of the 8-inch infotainment system that is ergonomically designed and located to keep you

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LATCH EVALUATION: Taking Safety to a New Level

The IIHS uses a low- and medium-speed track to test autonomous braking systems in order to determine front-crash ratings. Additionally, the IIHS conducts tests on the headlights and the LATCH child seat attachment system. When rating the use of LATCH in automobiles, the IIHS provides a letter grade to each seat, ranging from good to terrible.

Anchors in the seat bight that are less than 34 of an inch deep are well-known for their accessibility when it comes to lower anchors. 

 

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Safe and Strong: Chevy Silverado 2500HD

The Chevy Silverado is the pickup our Mangino Chevrolet team settles into when we need a reliable workhorse that's strong, efficient and safe. With a max towing capacity of 10,000+ pounds, safety features are of the utmost. Here are two of many Chevy Silverado 2500HD safety features we love.

Forward Collision Alert

Even at top speeds the Chevy Silverado protects you from potential front-end collisions. The system scans and alerts you to possible front-end collisions as well as any times you're following a vehicle too closely. 

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Chevrolet Trailblazer Design Features

The Chevrolet Trailblazer that are also designed to make your vehicle more functional. It has LED signature daytime running lamps. These are lights that are located at the front of your vehicle that are designed to stay on any time that your vehicle is on. These lights are dim, so they will not illuminate the road ahead of you. The main purpose of the light is to increase visibility on the road. It also has fog lamps that will increase visibility in foggy conditions.

The Chevrolet Trailblazer comes with rugged terrain tires. 

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A Look at the Design of the New Chevrolet Colorado

If you are in the market for an adventurous mid-size pickup truck, then the Chevrolet Colorado is an excellent option for you. With four trim levels in its lineup, the design of the Colorado is versatile.

Trail Boss Package

The Chevrolet Colorado is available with a new package, known as the Trail Boss package. Only available for the Colorado LT and the Colorado Z71, the Trail Boss package equips the Colorado with numerous. rugged features. When equipped with the 
 

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