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Richard Chevrolet for New & Used Cars, Auto Service and Body Work for the Cheshire, CT Area

Richard Chevrolet of Cheshire, CT is an industry leader in Connecticut as we strive to continuously advance our dealership and the services we provide. It is our goal to provide our customers with the best dealership experience, from our friendly team members to our wide variety of services. Whether you are stopping in for simple routine maintenance or looking to buy a new Chevrolet we are your one stop for all of your auto needs. Throughout the years and stages of vehicle ownership, Richard Chevrolet is here to help!

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We have been family owned and operated since our beginning in 1975. Since then we have grown to become one of the largest dealerships in New England. It is our commitment to our customers and their loyalty that has allowed us to expand and improve our business. It is our mission to provide an outstanding experience and to be your first choice for car shopping and auto services. We are not just a dealership; we are an Oil Change and Service Center, Body Shop, Parts Supplier, as well as a source for auto loans. When you choose to Richard Chevrolet for your next car, truck, SUV, or crossover you have the widest variety of services available for anything your vehicle needs.

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Richard Chevrolet Military Appreciation Discount Program

We are giving back to those who give so much with special Military Discounts on New Chevy vehicles at Richard Chevrolet. Take advantage of our Military Appreciation Program if you are a member of the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard or Coast Guard. Eligible members of the military can save with Preferred Price, as this special discount offers great incentives on select New Chevys. Purchase or Lease your New Chevy at our great program price.

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At Richard Chevrolet we realize that you, our customers, are our best form of advertising. As a result, we have developed the Referral Club, a rewards program created as a thank you for sharing your positive experiences and recommending us to others. We wish to provide the same high level of service to any family and friends that you refer to us. Our gift to you for your loyalty and referral is cash from us. Make sure to ask your salesperson about our referral program.

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Learn about our specials at Richard Chevrolet and view our current vehicle advertisements. We work hard to offer you the best deals available on new Cars, Trucks, SUVs and crossovers. Take advantage of our existing incentives and discounts at our Cheshire, CT Dealership. Save with us and get into the vehicle that fits your driving needs. See our advertisements page to find out what our newest offers are and visit us today!

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Richard Chevrolet for New & Used Cars and Trucks, Auto Service, Parts and Body Work for Connecticut

Richard Chevrolet has been providing Cheshire and our neighboring Connecticut communities with a great selection of New Chevys and Used Cars since 1975. Over the years we have grown and advanced to become a leader in our area for dealership services. Our goal is to provide the best experience from sales to service and everything in between. Our sales and service teams strive for a high level of customer satisfaction and are here to help you throughout the life of your vehicle. We offer all of the automotive services you need with the experience you are looking for at our body shop, service center, parts warehouse, sales and financing department.

We are your local Chevrolet Dealership providing an exceptional inventory and knowledgeable staff to help you. Our dealership is proud to offer New and Used Cars as well as Certified Service to areas such as Southington, Bristol, New Britain, Waterbury, Watertown, Hamden, Meriden, New Haven, and Hartford. Richard Chevrolet is easy to get to from just about anywhere in Connecticut. We're only 3 minutes from Route 84 and 2 minutes from Route 691.

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2015 Chevrolet Trax Small SUV Announced - 04/17/2014

2015 Chevrolet Trax Small SUV Announced

CHESHIRE, Conn. – With the New York International Auto Show underway, Chevrolet has been making headlines this week including a brand new addition to the brand's lineup, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax small SUV! Combining versatility, connectivity, and turbocharged performance, the Trax will blend small car agility with SUV utility.

Chevy just announced the release of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax small SUV, making it the automaker's seventh small vehicle launch in less than four years! But it makes sense since the brand's share of the small-, compact- and mini-car segments has more than tripled! It's easy to see why though, when Chevy's vehicles accommodate customers increasingly connected lifestyles while maintaining top of the line safety.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax small SUV is expected to hit showrooms early next year with its sporty and modern features. Available with OnStar 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, the segment's only 7-inch color touch screen with Chevy MyLink, and Siri Eyes Free (the first in it's class to offer the technology), the 2015 Trax doesn't run short on connectivity. Plus, with enhanced passenger safety, you can feel confident knowing the Trax will protect you with more standard airbags than its competitors (10 to be exact), a standard rearview camera, and available rear park assist.

2015 Chevrolet Trax Small SUV Announced

While Chevrolet's new small SUV won't hit the road until next year, you may want to start deciding which color you want because there are 10 options! Pick from Brilliant Blue Metallic, Orange Rock Metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, White Pearl Tricoat, Black Granite Metallic, Summit White, Silver Ice Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic, Deep Espresso Metallic or Blaze Red!

Until then, we can help you find a SUV that fits your immediate needs so stop by today! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Updated 2015 Chevy Cruze Debut Announced - 04/15/2014

Updated 2015 Chevy Cruze Debut Announced

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The New York International Auto Show is just days away, but Chevrolet isn't making us wait to see what they have planned. The automaker has just announced the updated 2015 Chevy Cruze debut will take place at the event, showcasing revised styling and greater connectivity!

Both the exterior and the interior of the 2015 Cruze have received a facelift to refresh the vehicle's appearance. As we saw in spy photos over the past few months, the exterior design takes note from the Impala and Malibu, providing Chevy's sedan lineup with a more cohesive look. Inside, a few cosmetic changes take place for greater convenience. The cup holders have been redesigned to make them easier to use, the trunk release has been relocated to the center console, and the door lock switches have been moved to the front doors.

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But another important interior aspect, are the added technology features. You can stay connected while keeping your phone in your pocket thanks to the new Text Message Alerts feature that reads incoming texts through the vehicle's speakers for users with a Bluetooth profile. Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users is also new in the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, allowing you to utilize voice-controlled connectivity. But that's not all, Chevy takes convenience to a whole new level with the OnStar 4G LTE high-speed data connection with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot!

With several new exterior and interior colors available on the updated 2015 Chevy Cruze, you can consider it a stylish mobile hub that accommodates all your needs, including impressive fuel economy. The 2015 Cruze goes on sale this fall, so make sure to come see us to learn more! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Spring Treat Ideas to Brighten Your Day - 04/11/2014

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Spring has finally arrived and with regular appearances from the sun, we've got a spring in our step! What better way to brighten your days after this year's extreme winter than with some tasty Spring Treat Recipe Ideas! We hit the kitchen to test a few out for you, and found these ones to be our favorites!

Spring Treat Ideas to Brighten Your Day

Spring Treat Ideas to Brighten Your Day

Sweet n' Salty Mix
Ingredients:
2 cups pretzels
1 bag popped white popcorn
1 package white melting chocolate
1 bag festive M&M's
2 cups Chex cereal
1 container colored sprinkles

If sweet and salty is your guilty pleasure then this Spring Sweet n' Salty Mix will hit the spot! Mix together some pretzels, popcorn and Chex cereal on a sheet of wax paper or a baking sheet. Using 30 second intervals and stirring between each session, melt your candy melts and then drizzle it over the mix. Give it a good stir and then cover with sprinkles before letting the chocolate set. Pop the baking sheet in the fridge to speed up the process, and then once it hardens, break into pieces, add your M&M's and enjoy!

Spring Treat Ideas to Brighten Your Day

Chocolate Nests
Ingredients:
1 package chocolate candy melts
2 cups pretzel sticks, broken up
Spring M&M's or speckled eggs

The sun is shining and the birds are chirping! Channel that springtime feeling with these festive little chocolate nests. Melt your candy melts either in the microwave or with a double boiler on the stove, then mix in your broken up pretzels. On a sheet of parchment paper, arrange little piles or "nests" with the chocolate-covered pretzels and then allow them to set completely before topping with your "eggs" and serving!

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Chocolate Dipped Rice Krispie Treats
Ingredients:
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
10oz mini marshmallows
1/4 cup butter
1 bag chocolate candy melts
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When in doubt, stick with a classic: Rice Krispie Treats. But to boost their presentation factor and get them in the spring spirit, add some chocolate and brightly colored sprinkles! Just whip up some Rice Krispie Treats using the classic recipe, cut them into bit size pieces, and dip into any of the leftover chocolate you have from the above recipes. Or, if need be, melt some more using the 30 second interval method. Just made sure to add the sprinkles before the chocolate sets!

We couldn't be more excited for spring here at Richard Chevrolet and we hope you enjoy these festive recipes! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Chevrolet Silverado Lowest Cost to Own Full-Size Truck - 04/07/2014

Chevrolet Silverado Lowest Cost o Own Full-Size Truck

CHESIRE, Conn. — Purchasing a new vehicle isn't the easiest task at hand considering all of the various factors that are present in today's car buying world. The good news is that if you don't want to spend more money than necessary you can count on Chevrolet, the Best Value Brand in America, to help you get the most for your money. It's not just us saying that, either. Vincentric just named the Silverado 2500HD a Best Value in America and the Chevrolet Silverado the Lowest Cost to Own Full-Size Truck in its segment!

Over 1,000 pickup truck configurations were assessed and the Silverado beat out every other similar vehicle in its segment in areas like depreciation, fees and taxes, maintenance, and repairs before the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado family of pickup trucks was named the best value truck line in the United States! As we all know, the Silverado has also proven to be the most dependable, long-lasting pickup on the road.

So if you want to be able to find new roads for years to come without worrying that your pickup is going to quit on you, then you need the most dependable, longest lasting and lowest cost of ownership full-size truck out there! The Chevrolet Silverado is the Lowest Cost to Own Full-Size Truck in its segment which shows Chevy's commitment to provide their customers with nothing but the greatest value, while maintaining quality and reliability.

Looking to get a vehicle made by the Best Value Brand in America? Stop by Richard Chevrolet to get your money's worth on a new Chevrolet today! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Richard Chevrolet History Rap - 04/04/2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.– We're going back, way back, to 1975 when Richard Chevrolet first arrived! We want to show you why we are the best place to buy your next vehicle, but in a way that you would have never expected!

Mic check 1, 2...1, 2. Listen up as we rap through our long history in Cheshire, CT! And if you really like our new Richard Chevrolet music video, go on and share it on Facebook and Twitter!

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Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Richard Chevrolet Collision Center - 04/02/2014

Richard Chevrolet Collision Center

CHESHIRE, Conn.– When you think about a vehicle collision center, you probably move right on to the next thought because unless you're looking to restore or alter your vehicle in some way, you're hoping that nothing ever goes wrong with it, right? Well, the problem with accidents is that they aren't planned. So while no one wants to go through the hassle of getting their vehicle repaired, unfortunate events do occur and make it a necessity. But no need to stress, because the Richard Chevrolet Collision Center is here for you to make the process as easy as possible!

We want to be completely transparent and share information with you that would be helpful in the event that you are involved in an accident or unfortunate situation. So first things first, our collision center repairs all makes and models and works with ALL Insurance Companies. This is important to keep in mind because many people don’t realize that your Insurance Company can recommend collision centers to you, but they cannot force you to take your vehicle to any specific one. You have the right to have your vehicle repaired at the shop of your choice.

So what does the Richard Chevrolet Collision Center offer you? We have a state of the art facility and our experienced techs will repair your vehicle to your complete satisfaction in a timely manner. We guarantee our work for as long as you own the vehicle! Plus, we will save you the headache of going back and forth with your insurance company because we will work with the insurance company and handle everything so that you don’t have to.

But most importantly, before your decide on having your vehicle repaired, take the time to do some research. Look into the businesses that you are interested in, making sure to visit their website and read what people have said about their experiences with the shop. Your Insurance Company is paying for you to have your vehicle repaired properly, so make sure that you choose a shop that will work hard for you and make sure you get your car back repaired safely and properly.

Stay tuned to the blog because there are so many benefits offered by our collision center. We will be featuring information that you need to know about After Market Parts, LKQ Parts, Water Bourne Refinishing Products, Frame and Unibody Repairs, Blue Printing and much more! If you have any questions at all feel free to call the Collision Center Manager, Mike Graziano, at any time at (203) 272-1000 ext. 142. We look forward to helping you when you need our services!

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Cheshire Walk Like MADD - 03/31/2014

Cheshire Walk Like MADD

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Put on your walking shoes, Cheshire Walk Like MADD is coming up this Saturday, April 5, 2014! Join us at Cheshire High School to Walk Like MADD in an effort to stop drunk driving, underage drinking, and to provide support for victims and survivors! If you can't make it, you can always support the cause by donating online!

Cheshire Walk Like MADD takes place this Saturday at Cheshire High School. Registration starts at 8:30 am and the walk will begin at 10:00 am. Richard Chevrolet will be there to kick off the walk with a brand new Chevy Camaro at the starting line, and will be there to support you along the way with a Chevrolet Silverado filled with bottled water to keep you hydrated!

Cheshire Walk Like MADDJoin us this year as we Walk Like MADD in memory of Greg Schena–
On May 12, 2010, the life of a much loved and respected 27 year old young man was ended because someone chose to drive drunk. That loss of our dear son, Greg Schena, left a community devastated: his loving family, innumerable friends, co-teachers and coaches, the hundreds of students he taught and coached, the kids who came back to camp each year because Greg was their counselor, and the other more than 3,000 mourners at his wake who had been touched by this charismatic young man.

Greg was someone who lit up a room when he was present, gave confidence to the insecure kid in the hallway or athlete on the field, encouraged the underdog and stood up to the bully. He was proud of his 4 brothers and sisters and 10 nieces and nephews, devoted to his friends and to those he taught and coached, and was an accomplished football, hockey and baseball athlete. The "Greg Stories" that support these qualities are still being told to us. We knew he loved life and all that it encompassed for him, but the depth of his legacy is amazing.

We realize that we were blessed to have Greg for 27 years, but to know that he could still be enriching the lives of so many and making the world a better place if it were not for that unconscionable choice made by a drunk driver makes the reality of May, 2010, so much more devastating. Drunk driving CAN be stopped through the dedicated efforts of MADD and its tireless staff. The Schena Family thanks them for all their support these past almost 4 years, and we, along with all of you here, who, by your very presence, believe in the MADD message, will now WALK LIKE MADD and spread and live that message daily. Thank you.

We hope you can join us to Walk Like MADD this weekend! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Camaro Z/28 Named Indianapolis 500 Pace Car - 03/27/2014

Camaro Z/28 Named Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Can you hear the engines revving yet? The 98th running of the greatest spectacle in racing is just a few weeks away and it will also mark a significant year for Chevrolet at the race. It has just been announced that the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 will pace the Indianapolis 500 on May 25th!

As a continuation of the automaker's established history with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, this year will mark the 25th time the Indy 500's pace car was a Chevrolet vehicle, and the 8th time that Chevy was a Camaro. Plus, this year's Camaro Z/28 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car will circle the track with three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti behind the wheel! Franchitti, who recently retired from racing, will be kicking off a new venture with Chip Ganassi Racing in a driver development role for the Chevrolet-powered 2014 IndyCar season. It's a match made on the track considering Chevy and Franchitti's Indy 500 history.

While the Indy 500 may not be in your future, we can help you get behind the wheel of the race car of your dreams. Stop by to learn more about Chevrolet's performance lineup! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Tips for Traveling with Kids on Vacation - 03/26/2014

Tips for Traveling with Kids on Vacation

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Are we the only ones that are beginning to wonder if we will ever see warm weather again? That only means one thing. Time to search out some sunshine! Whether you're planning a spring break getaway or are looking forward to a summer road trip, we're here to help you start your trip off on the right note with a few tips for traveling with kids on vacation. No need to start the trip off with a meltdown, right?

Tips for Traveling with Kids on Vacation:

-Whether you're a night owl or early riser, hitting the road early in the morning or late at night can allow you to log a significant portion of the trip before the kids even wake up, making for a quiet and relaxing ride. Just make sure you've had enough rest before hand. Then when the little ones wake up, it will be the perfect time to stop and refuel with some breakfast.

-Everyone wants to get to the final destination as quick as possible, right? While vacation is exciting, make sure to stop often and take breaks every 2-3 hours. Even if it's just for a few minutes to get some fresh air and stretch your legs, the quick stop will keep everyone refreshed for a calm ride.

-Which also means to make sure you allow yourself extra travel time. If you plan for extra time to get to and from your destination, you won't feel stressed about stopping as often, plus if you encounter a traffic jam or see somewhere cool you want to stop, it won't put you behind schedule or stress you out.

- When you do stop to take a break, try to find a park, playground, or open area. Rather than just sitting down at a restaurant, pack an easy lunch that you can enjoy with some fresh air. Plus, it allows the kids plenty of room to run around and burn some energy, hopefully preventing them from getting too antsy in the car.

-Even better, do a little research before your trip to see if there are any interesting attractions along the way. A scenic road or fun stopping point can be just the change you need to break up a long drive and the change in scenery will help to keep the drive from becoming boring.

-Plan for a convenient and comfortable vacation by checking out kid friendly options. Picking a final destination with kid friendly lodging and restaurants means you could enjoy options such as free or discounted food for the kids, swimming and play areas, and fast check in!

Of course there are always the classic road trip games that you could teach your kids too. Whether you're headed across town or across the country, we can help you arrive at your vacation destination safely and entertained with Chevy's extensive vehicle line up! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Safety Tips for Spring Driving - 03/25/2014

Safety Tips for Spring Driving

CHESHIRE, Conn.– While the first day of spring is behind us, we're still waiting for the true spring weather to arrive. But that doesn't mean we can't get a head start on some spring cleaning before it does. Spring cleaning isn't reserved just for your home or closet, it's time to include your vehicle too and also take the time to brush up on some safety tips for spring driving!

Safety Tips for Spring Driving:

-Pamper your vehicle with some spring cleaning. A good place to start is with your lights and wiper blades since spring rain can reduce your driving visibility. Give them both a good clean, and replace them if they are not in good working condition so that you'll be able to see the road ahead when the rain starts to pour. Then take a look at your tire pressure since the winter weather may have caused them to deflate a bit. Plus, proper tire pressure can help to increase fuel economy too. And don't forget to give it a good wash inside and out to remove all the salt and dirt from the winter months.

-Slow down when it starts to rain. When the rain begins to fall, it creates wet pavement that can result in slippery roads, especially during the beginning of spring since oil and other leaked fluids have built up on the road. So make sure to slow down and increase your vehicle's stopping distance.

-Keep your attention on the road. With warmer weather comes more activity outdoors. From motorcyclists to bicyclists to runners who are excited to get outdoors to animals who are coming out of hibernation and beginning mating season, activity increases on and around roadways in the spring so make sure to look twice before making any traffic maneuvers.

If you need help getting your vehicle tuned up for spring, or are looking to invest in a completely new vehicle, stop by today and we can help you hit the road in style. Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Strengths - 03/24/2014

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Strengths

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Heavy duty demands need heavy duty strength and that's exactly what you'll get with the 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD. The truck's powertrain combination and advanced towing technologies give you the means to accomplish even the toughest tasks.

Two of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD's strengths are the 6.6 liter Duramax diesel engine and Alison transmission. Combined with a high strength fully-boxed steel frame, the 3500 HD is capable of towing more than 10 tons! And to smoothly control all that power, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD's strengths in towing technologies include trailer sway control and hill-start assist. Not to mention, the truck's sophisticated braking system helps you to descend steep grades by using the engine and transmission to slow things down.



You don't get to be the most dependable, longest lasting full-size pickup on the road by being anything less than strong, so come discover Chevy's truck line up today! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Chevy's Pothole Testing for Tougher Vehicles - 03/21/2014

Chevy's Pothole Testing for Tougher Vehicles

CHESHIRE, Conn.– April showers bring May flowers, but the spring season also brings with it wicked potholes. This winter we experienced extreme weather and while it seems like spring weather hasn't arrived yet, the potholes definitely have. If you're sick of getting whiplash on your way to work, you could be enjoying a smoother ride because Chevy uses pothole testing to design tougher vehicles as well as to prevent damage to your tires, wheels, and suspension components.

At General Motors Milford, MI Proving Ground, Chevy uses pothole testing to build tougher vehicles that are better able to withstand the impact of extreme potholes. By using manufactured road conditions to evaluate the effect of potholes before vehicles even hit the road, engineers are able to tune the suspension to minimize passenger discomfort in real-life. This isn't a new practice either. The brand has been collecting data from these tests over the past 40 years in an effort to protect customers from potholes as best as they can.

To break it down, the main problem is that when your vehicle hits a pothole, the load is not transferred properly which leads to a bumpy ride. But the extensive pothole testing has allowed Chevrolet to develop robust body structures that reduce the vibrations from sudden, harsh impacts. Coupled with precise suspension tuning, you get to enjoy a more controlled ride. Taking it one step further, GM also designs its tires and wheels to be tougher and better able to handle rough impacts.

But above all, we want you to stay safe, so always remember to keep your eyes on the road and be aware of your surroundings as spring moves in. Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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MADD Power of Parents Event at Richard Chevrolet - 03/20/2014

MADD Power of Parents Event at Richard Chevrolet
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CHESHIRE, Conn.– Did you know that teen alcohol use kills more people than all illegal drugs combined? It's scary, but the good news is that there is something we can do about it which is why we are excited to be hosting a FREE MADD Power of Parents Event at Richard Chevrolet on March 29th at 11am! Not only can you make a difference in teen underage drinking, but you can be entered to win some prizes too!

Richard Chevrolet is hosting Mother's Against Drunk Driving's Power of Parents event at our dealership on March 29th because we can make a difference in keeping our teens safe. Did you know three out of four teens say that their parents are the biggest influence on their decisions about alcohol? Well, MADD's Power of Parents program uses research based principles that are proven to reduce underage drinking by up to 30%! So join us with Cheshire High School's SADD chapter and MADD Connecticut for this free event!

Plus, if you come in on March 29th to sign a parent pledge, you'll be entered in a drawing to win a $4.21 oil change! And, if you come to the event, you'll be entered to win a "Salon Day for your car"! We really hope you join us in the effort to keep our teens safe! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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2016 Chevy Cruze Spy Photos - 03/19/2014

2016 Chevy Cruze Spy Photos

CHESHIRE, Conn.– After deciding to keep the second generation Chevrolet Cruze in development for a while longer, the compact sedan's debut was pushed back from this year to sometime in 2015. During that extended time in development, it looks like designers and engineers have decided to make additional changes to the sedan's styling, which we get a peek at in the latest 2016 Chevy Cruze spy photos. Is it just us, or is it beginning to look like a downsized Malibu?

Indian Autos Blog captured the latest 2016 Chevy Cruze spy photos, giving us what looks to be a glimpse at the most production ready Cruze we've seen yet. With more significant rear haunches, added trunk-mounted brake light, and taillights that have separated into two separate sections, the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze seems to be taking some styling tips from the 2014 Chevy Malibu. Plus, earlier spy shots indicated a conventional two-tier Chevrolet grille for the next-gen Cruze, but these photos show more of a Malibu-inspired grille.

2016 Chevy Cruze Spy Photos

But, you never know, the camo could be deceiving the eye. So stay tuned for further updates on the 2016 Cruze before it makes its debut in 2015. Or, stop by to check out the current model to see how you can save big on fuel and your monthly payment! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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New Beats Music App in Chevy AppShop - 03/18/2014

New Beats Music App in Chevy AppShop

CHESHIRE, Conn.– It wasn't long ago that your in-car entertainment consisted of just the radio, or even a cassette player. Then cassette players were replaced with CD players, and now we're on a whole other level with vehicle infotainment systems like Chevy MyLink. And we're not stopping there! Later this year, a new Beats music application will be available in the Chevy AppShop!

 If you want to customize your musical entertainment while on the road, the new Beats Music application in the Chevy AppShop will be your new favorite feature. Thanks to OnStar's new 4G LTE high speed data connection available in select 2015 Chevy models, you'll be able to download the Beats Music app and enjoy music from every genre imaginable. With a trial or paid account, you can enjoy all kinds of playlists, from ones you create to those created by music industry professionals.

Since the new application was developed for in-car use, it does disable features that may be considered distracting, like using the keyboard, while the vehicle is in motion. But, the in-car version still contains all of the same signature features of the original app, like "Just For You" recommendations and "Highlights" staff recommendations. And, if you have created or saved playlists on your mobile device, you can still access them through the vehicle's infotainment system.

So, make sure you've got the perfect tunes to help you find new roads with the new Beats Music app! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Performance Car of the Year Nominees Include Corvette Stingray - 03/13/2014

Performance Car of the Year Nominees Include Corvette Stingray

CHESHIRE, Conn.– The Geneva Auto Show is currently underway in Switzerland and at one of the show's press conferences the nominees for the World Car of the Year awards were released! The official winners won't be announced until April, but we're hoping to see a General Motors win since the Corvette Stingray is a Performance Car of the Year nominee!

In fact, while three additional GM models were also nominated for various World Car of the Year awards, the award winning Stingray was the only one to make the final cut in its respective segment. A Performance Car of the Year Nominee, the 2014 Corvette Stingray will have to impress the judges in order to beat out the other performance car nominees: the Porsche 911 GT3 and Ferrari 458 Speciale. The World Car of the Year winners will be announced at the New York Auto Show next month, and we hope it's a win for Chevy!

If the Corvette Stingray is the performance car of the year in your eyes, let us help you get behind the wheel of one! All of the car's awards and honors can't be wrong. Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Chevrolet Camaros, Corvette Debut In Transformers 4 Trailer - 03/12/2014

Chevrolet Camaros, Corvette Debut In Transformers 4 Trailer

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Are you ready for some supercharged star-power? The famed Transformers 4 Chevrolet Camaros and Corvette have made their debut (kind of) in a new 2 minute teaser clip that has just been released! The clip gives us our first look at the new Transformers 4: Age of Extinction movie set to hit theaters June 27th, and we have a feeling the Chevy performance cars are going to steal the show!

The action film's Chevrolet Camaros & Corvette debut in the new Transformers 4 trailer, warning us to buckle up before we hit the theater this summer because it's going to be a crazy ride! Featured early in the movie is a classic 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS that Bumblebee takes the form of before transforming into a special one-off concept Camaro later in the film. Starring alongside both Camaros is also a customized green 2014 Corvette Stingray, though we only get a tiny glimpse of the vehicle in the teaser trailer.


If the Transformers 4 trailer left you anticipating the film's debut this summer, you're not the only one! But if you can't wait, we can help Chevrolet star in your personal life with the brand's extensive vehicle lineup! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Chevy Reveals Plans to Introduce 2016 Volt Next Year - 03/11/2014

Chevy Reveals Plans to Introduce 2016 Volt Next Year
CHESHIRE, Conn. - With Extended Range Electric Vehicle's attracting so much attention this year, it's no wonder that GM has made a special announcement concerning Chevy's E-REV: the Chevrolet Volt. Earlier this week, Chevy revealed plans to introduce the 2016 Volt next year - much to the delight of hybrid and electric vehicle fans. This second-generation Chevrolet Volt will feature a fresh new look and a new front drive platform.

GM confirms that the 2016 Chevy Volt won't be drastically different from the current model, but the styling will be improved and more attractive. There is no word yet on what the electric range will be, however, an inside source has suggested that it will increase significantly from the current EPA-estimated 38 miles of electric range.

Chevy Reveals Plans to Introduce 2016 Volt Next YearChevy has revealed plans to introduce the 2016 Volt next year, and we've started the countdown. If you'd like to learn more about the 2016 Volt, or even take the current Volt out for a test drive, feel free to stop by our dealership. We would be more than happy to set you up with a test drive and/or answer any questions your may have. 

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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St. Patty's Day Food Ideas - 03/10/2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Whether you're getting excited to celebrate your Irish heritage or just like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day even though your not Irish at all, we're here to help you get those celebrations started with some festive St. Patty's Day food ideas! While the Irish holiday isn't until March 17th, you can start to get in the spirit with these themed food ideas that will take you from breakfast through dessert!

St. Patty's Day Food Ideas

Rainbow of Gold – Get your day started the leprechaun way with this nutritious and delicious fruity rainbow! Just creatively arrange some cut up fruit in the shape of a rainbow and then anchor each side with a cloud and pot of gold, or some marshmallows and bananas. Great for breakfast or an appetizer!

St. Patty's Day Food Ideas

Avocado Deviled Eggs – If you get hungry searching for that pot of gold, there's nothing better to curb your hunger than some protein and healthy fats which are exactly what these delicious avocado deviled eggs deliver. Plus, with their natural green color they are perfect for the upcoming holiday.

St. Patty's Day Food Ideas

Shamrock Pizzas – Recharge at the end of the day with a filling and homemade pizza. Just form the dough in the shape of a shamrock and you'll be doing the Irish jig in no time. Add your favorite toppings, bake, and enjoy!

St. Patty's Day Food Ideas

Lucky Charms Treats – Can't forget dessert! These Lucky Charms Treats are perfectly themed for St. Patty's Day with their shamrock shape and magically delicious ingredients. Young or old, everyone is sure to love this lucky treat!

St. Patty's Day Food Ideas

What's your favorite St. Patrick's Day treat? Share it with us in the comments! And above all, we hope you have a safe holiday! Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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VOTE For The Facebook Viewer's Choice Award - 03/07/2014

VOTE For The Facebook Viewer's Choice Award

CHESHIRE, Conn.– It's time! The entry period for the Richard Chevrolet Art Contest has come to a close and all of the Art Contest submissions have been dropped off. It's time to cast your vote for the Facebook Viewer's Choice Award on our Facebook page!

Head on over to our Contest on the Richard Chevrolet Facebook page to get a first look at all of the entires, and to cast your vote for the Facebook Viewer's Choice Award! Voting is currently underway and you have until March 24th at Noon to vote for your favorite entry. Just make sure you 'Like' Richard Chevrolet on Facebook first, so that you can access the contest! And remember that you can vote one time per day, so make sure to come back every day to vote for your favorite piece!

But the Facebook Contest isn't your only chance to see all these great pieces! During the week of March 17th, all of the submissions will be on display throughout the dealership, followed by a reception and awards ceremony on March 23rd from 1pm-3pm.

Art Contest Prizes:

Children (K-8th)
1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $75, 3rd Place: $50

High School/Adults
1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300, 3rd Place: $150

Facebook Viewers Choice Award: $100 prize!

Details:
For the Facebook Viewers Choice Award, all art submissions were automatically submitted to the Chevrolet Art Contest Facebook Application. Voting ends at Noon on March 24th. The winner will be the piece with the most votes in the contest application. Winners of the Children's and High School/Adult's prizes will be selected by a three judge panel.

If you have any questions at all, please call Jill at 203-272-1000Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Pricing Announced for 2015 Chevy Tahoe & Suburban - 03/06/2014

Pricing Announced for 2015 Chevy Tahoe & Suburban

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Did you know that combined, Chevrolet and GMC share almost 74% market share of the large utility vehicle segment? And General Motors isn't stopping there. With the introduction of the all-new 2015 Tahoe and Suburban, the brand is looking to continue its full-size utility leadership position, starting with the release of the official 2015 Chevy Tahoe & Suburban pricing!

It shouldn't be hard for Chevrolet to continue it's reign on the large utility segment. The Tahoe is already the segment leader and the 2015 models have been redesigned to offer more functionality and refinement with new looks and a greater range of advanced technologies. Plus, as is standard with Chevrolet, more top of the line safety features are available to keep drivers and passengers safe.

The 2015 Chevy Tahoe & Suburban announced pricing is the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price and includes the $995 Destination Freight Charge. Starting at $45, 890 for the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and $48,590 for the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, owners of these first-class SUVs will enjoy unmatched capability, comfort, and innovation.

Pricing Announced for 2015 Chevy Tahoe & Suburban

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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How To Maintain A Healthy Vehicle - 03/05/2014

How To Maintain A Healthy Vehicle

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Purchasing a vehicle is a huge investment, and like most people, you probably want to protect that investment and make sure that it lasts. You've probably heard before that one of the best ways to take care of your vehicle is to make sure that you service it regularly. Our Certified Service Department is here to help you with all of your vehicle needs, but there are also a few things that you can do at home to make sure your vehicle continues to run smoothly. So pop on over to our new website to watch our short and simple videos on how to maintain a healthy vehicle – www.RichardChevy.com.

While we are here to assist with your vehicle maintenance whenever you need it, we also want to give you all of the information you need regarding common auto maintenance so that we can help you protect your investment. With our how to videos on how to maintain a healthy vehicle, you will learn more about how to maintain your vehicle's brake fluid, coolant, fuel & air induction system, power steering fluid, and transmission fluid. Just remember, if you don't feel confident in the garage, don't have time to do it yourself, or just have a question about your vehicle, our certified service experts are always here to help!

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Tips To Save Money On Teen Car Insurance - 03/04/2014

Tips To Save Money On Teen Car Insurance

CHESHIRE, Conn.– Whether you just celebrated your 16th birthday or remember the day you did like it was yesterday, earning a drivers license is definitely one of the most exciting times in a teenagers life. There's nothing quite like the freedom of being able to hit the road on your own for the first time, but it also brings with it some overwhelming responsibilities and as a parent, stress. So let's tackle some tips on how to save money on teen car insurance so that more time can be spent enjoying the moment.

Tips To Save Money on Teen Car Insurance

1. Comparison Shop – There is so much competition between car insurance carriers these days, that it's definitely worth the effort to check out all of your options. Plus, many of them make it easy to receive a quote online in no time. Even if you plan on adding your teen to your current plan, make sure that you are getting the best price.

2. Driver Discounts – While car insurance for a new driver can generally be pretty pricey, there are a few ways to save a few bucks. Look for carriers that offer teen driver discounts for those who have taken a driver safety education course, are good students (usually maintaining a B average), or are a low-mileage driver. While you're at it, make sure you're taking advantage of all the possible discounts for yourself too. Adult policyholders may be eligible for discounts for multiple cars, multiple policies, good drivers, safe vehicles, or safe driver classes.

3. Add Your Teen To Your Policy – As we mentioned above, one option to consider is adding your teen to your current policy rather than purchasing a separate policy, since it usually ends up being less expensive. Plus, if your teen drives the vehicle on the plan that is the least costly to insure and is then assigned to that vehicle on the policy you can save even more money.

4. Choose A Car Carefully – Whether your teen already has a car, will be purchasing one, or will be sharing a family car, it's important to choose which car they will be driving carefully since different models can cost more or less to insure. In general, to take advantage of the best policy rates for your teen try choosing a vehicle that has high safety ratings/features, is a few years old, isn't flashy, and is therefore less prone to theft.

5. Educate – Safe driving is always an important concept that should be stressed to new drivers especially. And while you obviously want your new driver to be safe on the road, reinforcing the importance can help your teen build safe driving habits that can prevent any unfortunate accidents from occurring.

6. Increase Deductibles – Increasing your deductibles is another way that you can lower your premiums, but should be considered carefully. While you will save money month-to-month, keep in mind that in the event of an accident, paying the deductible could outweigh any premium savings you may have accrued.

So when the time comes for you or your teen driver to hit the road on their own for the first time, keep these tips in mind to get the best rate on sound auto protection. Remember safety comes first but don't forget to enjoy the moment!

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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New Richard Chevrolet Website is LIVE! - 02/27/2014

New Richard Chevrolet Website is LIVE!

CHESHIRE, Conn.– We've been working on something really exciting, and now we are finally proud to officially announce that the new Richard Chevrolet website is LIVE! Take a look at www.RichardChevy.com!

We know that when you begin to research purchasing a new vehicle, your process today is completely different from how people used to shop for cars which is why we wanted to totally redesign our website to give you exactly what you are looking for. For us, it's all about giving you all the information you could possibly want from vehicle details and pricing, to service questions, to everything you need to know about finance. Not to mention, in a super user-friendly way.

See what we mean by taking the new Richard Chevrolet website for a spin at www.RichardChevy.com! We hope that you enjoy it and would love to hear your feedback. Enjoy!

Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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Win Cash For Your Creativity - 02/26/2014


CHESHIRE, Conn.– Have you heard about the Art Contest going on right now at Richard Chevrolet? If not, then listen up because you could win cash for your creativity when you enter! But don't waste any time because all submissions have to be dropped off at the dealership on March 3rd!

The Richard Chevrolet Art Contest going on now is open to all members of our community who would like to WIN CASH for their creativity! The only requirement for the contest is that the Chevy symbol must somehow be incorporated into the art piece. The symbol can be simplified, but it must be recognizable. That's it! Are you ready to get to work? Just print off your Art Contest Submission Form and make sure to bring it with you when you drop off your creation on March 3rd from 10am-7pm! You can get the full details in the Richard Chevrolet Art Contest Facebook Event.

Art Contest Prizes:

Children (K-8th)
1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $75, 3rd Place: $50
Artwork does not need to be matted.

High School/Adults
1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300, 3rd Place: $150
Artwork should be matted.

Facebook Viewers Choice Award: $100 prize!

Details:
All submissions must be dropped off to Richard Chevrolet on March 3rd from 10am-7pm. During the week of March 17th all submissions will be on display throughout the dealership, followed by a reception/awards ceremony on March 23rd from 1pm-3pm. Winners of the Children's and High School/Adult's prizes will be selected by a three judge panel.

For the Facebook Viewers Choice Award, all art submissions will be automatically submitted to the Chevrolet Art Contest Facebook Application. Voting begins once all entries have been uploaded and ends at Noon on March 24th. The winner will be the piece with the most votes in the contest application.

All media is accepted including sculpture, paintings, drawings, photography, etc. Sculpture size is limited to a maximum of 3ft wide x 3ft deep x 7 ft high. Paintings, drawings, and photography should be a maximum of 6ft high x 8ft wide x 1in deep.

Time is running out, so get ready to put the finishing touches on your entry for the Richard Chevrolet Art Contest if you want the chance to win a cash prize! If you have any questions at all, please call Jill at 203-272-1000Richard Chevrolet, located at 1405 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410, has been family owned and operated since 1975! To this day we still follow one simple recipe: to give our customers the best ownership experience. Let us show you how much we care!

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