The Benefits of Owning a Truck

benefits of owning a truck

The Truck With A Bow Tie Is Only One You Can Count On

For some people, it’s important to have a vehicle that can haul and tow everything you need. If you’re one of those people, than a pickup truck is the vehicle you need. There are a number of benefits of owning a truck. Here are the top three:

Haul as much as you need. You can finally get that boat you always wanted. Trucks are specially designed to haul loads. That means strong engines with lots of torque, powerful brakes and oftentimes special features like the Tow/Haul Mode on the Chevrolet Silverado. If hauling seems intimidating, know that a good truck makes it easy.

Sedan-like comfort in a heavy duty vehicle. Trucks are just as comfortable as cars these days. If you haven’t spent time in the cab of a modern truck, you won’t understand how truck cabs are designed to be just as comfortable, spacious, and accommodating as a cabin you’d find on a car. Of course, trucks come in all varieties but just know that if you want the best infotainment system and comfortable seats, you can get them.

Be as versatile as you want. A truck isn’t just a truck. Look at the Chevrolet Colorado, the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year. The Colorado is designed to be versatile. It may not be a family car, but that doesn’t mean the Colorado can’t accommodate your family. You may not need or want a heavy duty truck and the Colorado is sized perfectly for both work and play.

In the end, it’s all about looking at your own needs and putting them up against what a good, solid truck can offer to see all the benefits of owning a truck.

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Updates Include New Tech

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty

The 2016 Silverado In All Its Glory

The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty is the truck we’ve all come to rely on for the toughest jobs. Now, for the 2016 model year, this truck has gotten even better with a variety of alluring improvements. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty updates include a variety of changes, such as some high-tech enhancements.

The Silverado HD now features a high-tech steering system called Digital Steering Assist. Beyond offering an improved response and feel, this technology helps the truck maintain stability and hold its line through the assistance of automatic electronic controls. Available on select double cab and crew cab models, the overall effect of Digital Steering Assist is better trailering and hauling performance.

The cab of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty just got even more relaxing and inviting with the new and improved MyLink system. The truck now features a seven-inch touchscreen as well as HD radio. The system even supports both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Also new for the Silverado HD is a Gooseneck/5th Wheel Trailering Prep Package. This package includes a spray-in bedliner, a fifth wheel hitch mounting brackets or a frame-mounted hitch platform and tray that accommodates a gooseneck ball hitch and a cargo bed-mounted trailer harness. With this package, the Silverado HD is ready and roaring to haul right out of the gates.

Compare these new features to the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD at Dale Earnhardt Chevy to see how big the changes really are. Check back with Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet in Newton, NC for more updates.