Tomorrows Tech for Today: Chevy Equinox

Our entire Stillwater Motor Company team is confident that the Chevy Equinox is sure to impress you. It's a small crossover SUV that manages to boast a roomy, well-appointed cabin, good cargo capacity, fuel efficiency and capability. Plus, its suite of tech features are easily best-in-class.

Introducing Super Cruise

Driverless tech is upon us, and it's extremely exciting. The Chevy Equinox leaps into the future with its Super Cruise tech feature. Super Cruise technology encompasses Adaptive Cruise Control and Chevrolet Connected Services, allowing attentive drivers to

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Chevrolet Colorado's Strong Performance

The Chevrolet Colorado is a mid-sized truck with excellent steering and handling. It handles more like a sedan than a pickup truck. Fortunately, it also offers the perks of a truck such as plenty of cargo space and impressive towing capabilities. Here at Stillwater Motor Company, we are really impressed with the Colorado's performance features.

Chevrolet offers a 3.6-liter V6 engine for the Colorado. This powertrain can produce 308 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. A Colorado equipped with this engine can tow up to 7,000 pounds. It can haul a payload of up to 1,578…

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Are We There Yet? Time-Killing Roadtrip Games

Nothing reveals the best of family relationships like quality time spent road-tripping. Long periods filled with roadtrip games make extended trips more pleasant and timely. Plus, roadtrip games are fun, easy and usually require no special tools or pieces. Our Stillwater Motor Company team compiled this short list of our favorites.

Game of License Plates

You only need a printable United States map and colored markers or pencils for this game. During your road trip, ask the kids to locate out-of-state license plates and color in the corresponding state on their U.S. map. 

 

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Determining whether summer tires or all-season tires are a better option is not as simple as you might think. The answer to this question lies within which geographical area a driver lives in. Hotter and drier climates create the perfect road conditions for optimal summer tire performance, while wintry regions require the use of dynamic all-season tires. If you get the chance, though, summer tires will take your vehicle's performance to new heights in a way all-season tires are unable to.

In general, summer tires function better when buyers can invest in this type of tire. 

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So Many Reasons to Buy a Certified Pre-Owned Buick

Buick is automobile manufacturer that, in collaboration with General Motors, makes high-quality vehicles that are loved by many drivers. The high cost of new automobiles today has many drivers choosing used vehicles. The Buick Certified Pre-Owned program offer drivers the opportunity to buy a late model Buick for a reasonable price. Our team in Stillwater Motor Company There are many reasons to buy a CPO Buick.

  • Every CPO Buick has fewer than 60,000 miles.
  • Every CPO Buick is younger than six years old
  • The CPO Buick is covered under a bumper-to-bumper vehicle warranty and a powertrain 
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Buick Encore: Better on the Inside

The 2021 Buick Encore features a number of upgrades from previous models. There are three color choices:

  • Ebony with Ebony Accents
  • Signet with Ebony Accents
  • Whisper Beige

With the rear seats folded down, there is an impressive fifty cubic feet of cargo space. The reconfigurable cargo floor adds 2.7 inches to the available space. The center console has been modified as well to allow for more storage for the front seat occupants without compromised comfort for the elbow rest.

Quiet Tuning technology has been implemented into the cab with elements like acoustic laminated glass,

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What is the Difference Between Types of Spare Tires?

At Stillwater Motor Company, we get a lot of questions about the difference between the types of spare tires on the market and what is best for them. We'll go over them quickly, so you are never left stranded when driving on the streets of Stillwater.

A full-size matching or non-matching spare is an extra tire and wheel that matches your other tires. This is great since you don't need to head to the mechanic because of a flat, but they take a lot of space. 

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Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning in Stillwater

Being an alert driver is necessary in order to stay safe on the roadways. Here at Stillwater Motor Company, we're dedicated to educating our customers about road safety. One thing we think you should know more about is hydroplaning. This happens when your car's tires connect with standing water instead of with the road's surface. When hydroplaning occurs, some quick thinking and a basic knowledge of how to handle the situation can prevent sliding. Follow these tips to avoid hydroplaning.

First, slow down when the roads are wet. Even slightly damp roads can cause hydroplaning. 

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Excellent Technology in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at Stillwater Motor Company!

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has unique tech features that any driver would love! Whether you want a truck with many apps that help you stay connected and productive, or you want a vehicle with navigation and the ability to sync your smartphone, this Chevrolet is a good option!

Consider the Silverado 1500 for the extensive tech package that seems like it has an app for everything! Use Marketplace for reservations, to book a hotel, or to get gas. You can also use Alexa to check your Amazon package delivery times and add things to your shopping list. 

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Car Part of the Day: the Timing Belt

The timing belt is a crucial car part that assists engine function. Aptly named, it keeps engine parts moving in precise rhythm, preventing power loss and engine breakdown. How does the timing belt actually work? Our Stillwater Motor Company service department experts break it down for you.

What the Timing Belt Does

On the outside of a car engine, a timing belt connects to engine camshafts and to the crankshaft via cogwheels. In some modern vehicles, the timing belt also spins the water pump. The belt ensures that intake valves, exhaust valves and pistons open

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