Reasons to Buy a Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Orange 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Both sedans and hatchbacks have their benefits when it comes to space, safety, and other crucial factors. Fortunately, the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze is available in both body styles at affordable prices. While many drivers know all about the sedan model, the new Cruze Hatchback is just as good, if not better. Here are a few reasons to buy the new Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback from us here at Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet.

Space

The first-ever Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback hits the market with a whopping 47.2 cu ft. of cargo space. Capable of seating up to five passengers comfortably, this model offers more versatility than a sedan.

Design

The sleek, aerodynamic styling helps improve fuel economy and looks good doing it. The latest model comes with windswept curves and intimidating front headlights. On top of that, the new Cruze Hatchback is available with the Redline package.

Efficiency

The 2017 Cruze Hatchback earns up to an EPA-estimated 29 city/38 hwy mpg from the standard 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine*. Drivers will enjoy excellent fuel economy and a thrilling powertrain without compromise.

Safety

In addition to a whole host of standard safety features, the new Cruze Hatchback features a number of available active features as well. Technologies include Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Keep Assist, and Rear Park Assist, just to name a few.

*EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary.

Popular Easter Traditions

Popular Easter Traditions - colorful painted Easter eggs

Easter is a time when families, communities, and clergy come together to celebrate what’s quickly become a worldwide holiday. While Easter may be celebrated around the world, the stories behind some popular traditions aren’t quite as well known. We here at Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet want to share some of the interesting origins behind popular Easter traditions.

Easter Bunny

A person dressed up as a giant bunny doesn’t really scream Easter, does it? The origin of the Easter bunny stretches back to the late 1700s when German settlers made Pennsylvania their home. The settlers would prepare nests for a rabbit named “Oschter Haws” on Easter Eve. Then, they would wait for the bunny to lay eggs.

Easter Eggs

The origin of decorating eggs on Easter has nothing to do with the Easter bunny, oddly enough. In fact, decorating eggs predates the Easter bunny by around 500 years.

Painting eggs red originally symbolized the blood of Jesus Christ and dates back to around the 1200s. Pagan spring rituals used the egg as a symbol of Christ’s resurrection. Families would also give up eggs for Lent.

White House Easter Egg Roll

The Easter egg roll originally took place around the Capitol building, but the eggs made a mess. In 1876, President Grant signed a law banning egg rolling from the Capitol building. Fortunately, President Hayes relocated the egg roll to the White House in 1878, where it currently takes place today.