2012 Chevrolet Express Van, A Union of Flexibility and Function

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The 2012 Chevrolet Express Van is a flexible vehicle that will suit all your cargo needs, whether it is for hauling up to 15 passengers or for delivery purposes. With the Express, you will not need any other car. The 2012 Express Cargo Van comes in 3 models, the 1500, 2500 and 3500. Several customizations and options are available to suit your cargo needs including engines ranging from fuel efficient 4.3 Liter V6 to V8 powertrains. The Express Passenger Van has 3 choices of passenger seating: 8, 12 and 15. The wonderful aspect of the Express Van is that it is customizable from roof to tires.

The exterior is not your typical elongated box that cargo vans usually look like. It has a modern appeal with its rounded corners and high taillights. The grille that is distinguishable in all Chevrolet trucks is notable in the Express Van. Side doors are placed for easy access to the cargo. These can also be customized to sliding or split swing-out. The rear door can be windowed or windowless.

The passenger van offers complete comfort. It comes standard with power windows, rear passenger air conditioning and pass-through rear seats for easy access to the back seats.

The 2012 Chevrolet Express comes in 4 different powertrains. The 1500 being the most fuel efficient with a 5.3 Liter V8 flex-fuel engine combined with a 4-speed automatic transmission. It produces 310 horsepower and 334 lb. ft. of torque.

All wheel drive is an option. The 2500 has a 4.8 Liter V8 with 280 horsepower and 295 lb. ft. of torque while the 3500 is powered by a 6.0 Liter V8 standard. A 6.6 Liter turbo diesel V8 that can put out 260 horsepower and 525 lb. ft. of torque is an upgrade option. The 3500 when equipped with the proper package have a towing capacity of up to 9,900 pounds.

Drive Forth and Back Home with the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado

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Trucks are some of the most dependable assets you can have for many eventualities, including those times when you need to go for an adventure or two. But for those who are serious about going the extra mile and intend on coming back safe and sound, not just any old truck will do. For maximum thrills without the unnecessary risks bordering on foolishness, you will want the ever dependable 2012 Chevrolet Colorado. There are simply some vehicles out there that are clearly in contradiction to what they claim to represent when seen. Fortunately for you, the Colorado is one truck that does not boast being a leading medium of adventure for nothing. Just one look at the exterior is enough to assure anyone that the Colorado was made to take those who would dare to heights never reached before.

Scrupulously practical and not bothering with any riffraff that detracts from more important matters, the interior of the Colorado is a model of an adventurous mind. Clipped and precise, the space inside is fully taken advantage of to provide plenty of space for passengers and packages alike. The Colorado also does not mess around with the controls as everything you need to keep the truck in working order is quite near your fingertips.

Upon consideration of the performance of the Colorado, the only conclusion that can be drawn is that it is limitless. No road is too rough to traverse as the built-in technology allows the Colorado to maintain stability and smooth maneuverability even in challenging terrain. The powerful engines make the experience even better as any obstacle poses no great threat in the face of their capabilities.

Free to Cruise with the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze

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Following along the lines of unfortunate conventional thinking, a few compact vehicles have been cast in a bad light in the past for being clunky, inefficient and out of style. As such, finding a reliable compact car can feel a little limiting, especially where the important qualities are concerned. Fortunately, if you have given up hope of finding a compact car that has style, power and fuel efficiency, the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze can kindle that hope right back into a blaze.

Sharp, elegant and seamlessly classy, the Cruze gives off the aura of being a sophisticated vehicle that weakens knees without the crippling price. Every curve and every bump was designed to make it fit into your personal taste so that the Cruze will feel much like an extension of how you view yourself. If you want a car that says a lot with just the looks and without being too loud about it, you want the Cruze.

Comfortable, roomy and cool, the Cruze give passenger plenty of legroom while leaving enough space for your copious amount of luggage. The experience with the interior comfort is also not half bad as the materials were specifically designed to make you feel safe and relaxed as you travel. You will also be kept abreast of the conditions of your car as everything you need to keep things under control is right in front of you.

When it comes to performance, the Cruze distinguishes itself from other compact cars through it smooth driving experience. You never feel out of control with the Cruze, even as it gives you enough power and speed to satisfy your hunger for them. The Cruze is also not a gas hog, so that is another plus.

Haul Passengers or Cargo Easily with the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche

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When you need a vehicle that can perform as a truck but you want something flexible since you also load passengers and not just cargo, the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche is a great choice for you. When the first avalanche was launched in 2002, you will notice the huge pillars behind its rear doors and this made people wonder that this is not the usual four-door with a bed. When you need to haul passengers, the 2012 Avalanche can perfectly do so. However, if you need to haul larger objects, you can fold away seats, flip latches and then you’ll have a truck bed to suit your need for more space. Don’t worry with the bed wall because it’s tough enough to perform its truck-like duties.

 The 2012 Avalanche is equipped with a 5.3-liter V-8 engine that is rated at 310 horsepower. You can choose rear-drive or all-wheel drive in this six-speed automatic vehicle. Environment-conscious shoppers will also love the fact that the 2012 Avalanche has a cylinder deactivation and flex-fuel capability, a feature not very usual with trucks. Handling is very solid with the Avalanche and driving the Avalanche is smooth whether carrying passengers or load.

The results of crash tests are good, as well. You can equip your Avalanche with rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and a blind-spot monitor if you please. Since there are thick pillars on the side of the vehicle, these added features are highly suggested.

The basic Avalanche trim has power windows, locks and mirrors. It also has a keyless entry feature, a power driver seat plus an audio system with MP3 capability. You can upgrade if you want a navigation system, leather seats or remote start. There are just so many things you can do with the 2012 Avalanche.

No Need to Choose Between Cargo or Passengers with the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban

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When you’re the type of person who does a lot of things, it’s hard to choose a vehicle that can accommodate passengers or perform truck-like duties. If you need both, you might think there’s no vehicle that can give you that.  But worry no more because in reality there is a vehicle that can give you all those and that is the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban. It is one of the longest and widest SUVs there are and if you choose the features correctly, you can also end up with luxury features you never expected.

Since the 2012 Suburban is bigger, you get a roomy third-row seating space plus more cargo space. The rear doors are also bigger so the third row can easily be accessed.

The truck-like features of the Suburban includes load capacity and towing capability that will not frustrate the owners. Suburbans are known to be heavy-duty vehicles that can accommodate passengers, load cargo or tow.

The 1500 model is the most fuel-efficient trim with its 5.3-liter V-8 engine while the bigger 2500 models are equipped with a 6.0-liter V-6 engine. The 1500 model has a cylinder deactivation system which makes the vehicle economical.

Smooth handling is also a priority though this vehicle already looks intimidating on the outside. Online reviews say that the 2012 Suburban gives you an excellent ride and maneuverability is not a problem at all even though this is a huge vehicle. Inside, you will love the simple and no-fuss instrument panel where you can find all the info about the vehicle that you might need.

Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, as well as cruise control, tri-zone air conditioning and an audio system with a USB port and six speakers.

The Sophisticated and Efficient 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

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The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size sedan with much character but with a good deal of fuel efficiency. The multi-awarded car is highly praised for its built, sophisticated details, price and performance. The 2012 Malibu has magnificent craftsmanship that is not new to Chevrolet. The fine lines and tailored metal sheet makes for a classy and simple design. The wheels are pushed to the furthest corners giving more leg room for passengers. The interior is well thought out with seamless details and comfortable seats. The acoustic laminated glass lessens outside noise. Almost everything is powered for your convenience including windows, mirrors, door locks, and sunroof. It doesn’t lack in technology too. There are choices for USB and Bluetooth connectivity, Onstar RemoteLink, Turn-by-turn navigation and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

There’s a dual cockpit inside the Malibu. Upper level models have 2-tone trims, which comes in two color combinations, Ebony-Brick and Cocoa-Cashmere with metallic or wood accents. The LED overhead pin light is helpful in finding things in your console during the night.

There is ample legroom for tall passengers and the trunk is deep enough for your luggage needs. The LTZ models feature leather heated driver seat and 8-way power adjuster as well as a 6-way power adjuster for heated passenger seats. Shift knobs also get a leather wrap for higher models.

The 2012 Malibu is offered in two choice engines, the 2.4-Liter Ecotec four-cylinder with 169 horsepower and a 3.6-Liter V6 with 252 horsepower. The 2.4 fuel economy is estimated at 22/33 mpg, 15/23 (E85) while the 3.6 is estimated at 17/26.

Safety features include 4-wheel disc brakes with traction and stability controls. There are total of 6 airbags that are aptly located. A 6-speed TAPshift automatic transmission comes standard.

The Classic and Dependable 2012 Chevrolet Impala

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The 2012 Chevrolet Impala is a full size sedan. It is considered a classic since it still uses the same reliable platform it did in the 1980s. This year, the sizeable sedan gets a new modern powertrain, a 3.6 liter V6 flex-fuel engine with 300 horsepower. The 2012 Chevrolet Impala comes in three body trims namely the LS, LT and LTZ. Base model offers seating for five people but higher models have the option of a front bench seat making it spacious enough for 6.

The exterior is a classic four-door sedan with rounded corners. The LS is equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels while the succeeding models have 17-inch and 18-inch respectively. The Impala also gets rear spoilers this year. A sunroof is available on the LT and LTZ models.

The interior is spacious and ample legroom makes for a comfortable drive even on long trips. The entry-level model features keyless entry and cruise control. Bluetooth connectivity, OnStar, and satellite radio also come standard as well as A/C, power locks, power driver seat, leather wrapped steering wheel, audio system with CD and auxiliary.

If you purchase the higher models, you can enjoy more modern features like dual-zone manual climate control, leather-wrapped shift knob, heated mirrors and auto-dimming rearview mirror. Leather upholstery is available on the LTZ in addition to heated front seats.

The new power engine 3.6-Liter is coupled with a six-speed transmission for a more fuel efficient Impala. Mpg is estimated at 18 in city and 30 on highways. It has 262 lb. ft. of torque. The suspension is good on all road conditions.

Safety features include dual front, front side and full-length side curtain airbags. Traction and stability controls are standard as well as a tire-monitoring system.

2012 Chevrolet Express Van – Versatility at its Best

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The Chevrolet Express Van is a jack of all trades. It beats the largest SUV in the market with its 15 person capacity and the 285 cubic feet of storage volume makes it excellent for hauling large items or utilizing it as a delivery van for your business. It can even tow up to 9,900 pounds. Without doubt, you’ll love this car if you need a multi-purpose vehicle round the clock. The 2012 cargo van comes in 3 models, the 1500, 2500 and 3500. You can customize them according to your needs, whether it is the engine capacity or the interior. The express passenger van also varies with choices of 8, 12 or 15 seating. You can practically customize it from roof to tires.

The sleek appearance of the Chevrolet Express is refreshing. It’s not just an elongated box type cargo van. It’s pleasing to the eyes as well. It has a contemporary look with rounded corners and high tail lights. The grille is especially notable. It greatly resembles the signature look of the pickup trucks.

The side doors are convenient when accessing the inside of the cargo. You don’t need to go all the way from the back door. You can opt between sliding or split swing-out door for the sides and windowed or windowless for the rear.

Express Passenger vans offer complete comfort. Power windows, rear passenger air conditioning and pass-through rear seats are standard.

The 1500 cargo van is the ideal one if you’re searching for fuel efficiency. The 4.3-liter liter V6 averages only 20mpg on a highway. Do not expect it though to pack so much power because it only has 195 hp. On the other hand, the other four available V8s will not disappoint either. It fares pretty well with gas mileage and it runs smoothly and comfortably even when you’re driving 80 mph.

2012 Chevrolet Traverse: The Best Modern Family Hauler

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Going up with the Family Trend

Chevrolet seemed to have done its homework on family statistics as it releases the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse.  This is a vehicle that belongs to the family of large crossovers.  It has the capacity of carrying up to eight passengers with comfort and ease while somehow still resembling a car with a unibody appearance. In our modern times today, the usual family usually consists of around 2-3 kids.  Small families can still into a smaller crossover but there just comes a time that we cannot seem to fit ourselves in.  This is because traveling is just not the same without the extended families and a couple of friends.  And renting is not exactly the cheapest way to go whenever we would want to go out with family and friends.

This makes the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse perfect for the modern family today.  It just fits the trend nowadays of needing a big but not-so-big vehicle.  Modern families have been craving for something that is just right, more maneuverable and with a far better fuel economy than big vehicles.

Why Families Love This

The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse provides not just the perfect size but the perfect balance between a comfortable ride, fuel efficiency, and secure handling.  Test drivers love the nice and easy driving experience this vehicle gives.  Critics have been commending the great achievement of Chevrolet to have somehow incorporated a good fuel economy despite the powerful engine it has.

Consumers love the impressive stability they feel whenever driving the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse.  Passengers love the smooth and very comfortable ride they get to have whenever inside this vehicle.  Visibility is overall good and cabin noise is minimal to nothing at all.

The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse holds nothing that consumers would not love.  It seems to be perfectly engineered and is a very capable, comfortable, and affordable vehicle perfect for the modern family today.

The Full-Size Pickup 2012 Chevrolet Silverado

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Whether at work or at play, you’ll find the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado the perfect companion. Being one of the bestselling pickup in America, the Silverado surely delivers all the promises it claims, which are power, comfort and hauling capabilities. The Chevrolet Silverado weighs half a ton and it may very well be the most dependable full-size pickup in the market today. The line includes 4 models namely the 1500, Hybrid, 2500HD and 3500HD. The base model 1500 is a full-size pickup and this year the Silverado LS, LT and XFE are upgraded with chrome mesh grille and chrome bumper giving it a more contemporary feel. The LTZ model is embedded with a body-colored grille surround with chrome mesh and 20-inch chrome wheels. It also features large rear-access doors that open to 170 degrees.

The interior is a step up from a regular pickup truck. While others are all for being a utility vehicle, the Silverado also offers comfort. It has dual-firmness foam and low step-in height for easy access. There is a locking under seat storage and dual glove boxes. The more luxurious LTZ have heated seats.

The Silverado is offered in four engines including 4.3-liter V6 with 195 horsepower, 260-lb ft torque; 4.3-liter V8 with 302 horsepower, 305 lb-ft. torque; 5.3-liter V8 with 315 horsepower, 335 lb-ft of torque; and 6.2-liter V8 with 403 horsepower, 417 lb-ft of torque.

You can enjoy the maximum towing capacity of a Silverado, which is up to 10,700 lbs. with the top-of-the-line 6.2-liter engine along with the Max Tow Package. The six-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission makes for a smooth driving.

Some notable standard features are stability control, tire-pressure monitoring system, anti-lock brakes, air-conditioning and auxiliary outlets. The LTZ adds more luxury with heated leather seats, power adjustable mirrors and advanced audio system.