What is a Continuously Variable Transmission?
Shopping for new or used cars usually comes with a lot of key features you know nothing about. Are these features actually useful? Will they cost you extra? Are they just a marketing ploy targeting the weak and unknowing? Sure, there’s plenty that you might not know about in your new car, but that’s why we’re here! Read on as we explain what a continuously variable transmission (CVT) is. Read the rest of this entry »
Best Classic GMC Commercials
GMC boasts some of the best pickups and large SUV options on the market. For years the brand has stood near the top in each of these segments, and they’re portrayed just as gloriously in person as they have been in the media. If you’re looking to take a step back in time and get a whiff of nostalgia, take a look at some of the best classic GMC commercials to hit the screen over the years! Read the rest of this entry »
When Should I Get an Oil Change?
There are so many different little maintenance aspects that go along with owning a car that you might forget to check up on all of them. The one that sticks out the most in most people’s minds is an oil change. While these are very important of course, not everyone is aware of how often they should be changing the oil. The last thing you want to do is ruin your GMC or Buick because you pushed it off for too long, so find out here how to know when you should get an oil change. Read the rest of this entry »
How to Know When to Replace Tires
Maintenance is an important thing to keep track of when it comes to maintaining your vehicle. One of the important aspects to check and monitor is the tires. Far too often people will let them get worn down to dangerous levels, but truth is, they may actually be bad before they look bad. Read on as we explain how to know when to replace your tires. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the MSRP for the 2018 Buick LaCrosse?
Luxury comes standard with Buick. That’s to be expected. What you may not have expected is getting all the luxury in these vehicles for the price they’re set at. The 2018 Buick Lacrosse, Buick’s flagship sedan, has all the elegance and performance of a much more expensive sedan for only a fraction of the price. So let’s get to it: What is the MSRP for the 2018 Buick LaCrosse? Read the rest of this entry »
2018 GMC Canyon Performance Specs and Features
The GMC brand is known for their powerful trucks, so it should come as no surprise that the 2018 GMC Canyon has grown in popularity among car shoppers seeking high performance. Ever since it was introduced in 2004 along with its counterpart – the Chevy Colorado – it has been one of the most sought-after mid-size pickups. With performance specs and features like those the 2018 Canyon possesses, it’s not hard to see why. Read the rest of this entry »
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Performance Specs and Features
There’s a whole lot in store for drivers who choose the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. You can expect state-of-the-art technology and comfort, but when all is said and done performance is probably what you’re after. That’s the entire point of a pickup, right? If outstanding power capabilities and an engine that’s cleaner than most is on your radar, look no further. McElveen has you covered with the 2018 Sierra 1500 with top-of-the-line performance specs and features. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s been a while since we’ve talked about the all-new 2018 GMC Terrain, so we thought we’d remind you that it’s available now right here at McElveen Buick GMC by diving into some more of its key specs & features. This time, we’ll focus on the space and versatility that the Terrain provides its drivers. In a crossover utility vehicle like the Terrain, space is extremely important. If you weren’t looking for a spacious vehicle, you wouldn’t be looking at the crossover market. But it’s just as important that that space is versatile, so that drivers can use the space how they need it. Read the rest of this entry »
Last month, we did a GMC Flashback Friday in which we looked at probably our favorite GMC truck ever built – the GMC Syclone. This month we thought we’d keep with that trend by having a Throwback Thursday dedicated to another iconic GMC vehicle, the Sonoma. So, we headed back to Instagram to scour the timeline for the top 5 images we could find of the #GMCSonoma. Check them out below and remember this awesome truck that preceded the GMC Sierra, the truck that now dominates the GMC lineup. Read the rest of this entry »
Depending on who you ask, autumn is perhaps the most beautiful season of the year. Some people might prefer the sunshine of the summer, or the beauty of a fresh snow, but for many the brilliant colors of the leaves changing before they fall is hard to beat. But autumn isn’t all beauty, as it’s usually accompanied by a pretty heavy dose of the horrific as well. October begins this weekend, which means Halloween is just around the corner, and with it all of the haunts and terror that usually accompany it. We thought we’d give you a few ideas for haunted houses and the like near Charleston SC. Read the rest of this entry »