Chevy Introduces Redesigned 2023 Colorado Truck

2023 Chevy Colorado | Dixon, IL

Ready to buy a new truck in Dixon, Illinois? Ken Nelson Chevrolet has the ride for you: the redesigned 2023 Colorado. It promises to be a big hit with recreational adventurers and hard-working handymen alike.

For the 2023 model year, the automaker gave the midsize pickup more off-roading capabilities in the first-ever Colorado Trail Boss. It has a 2-inch lifted suspension, greater ground clearance, and a wider front track. Select the drive mode that’s right for the situation, such as Terrain (rocks), Baja (sand), or Off-Road (dirt/grass).

This tremendous truck comes in three different chassis configurations based on the trim level. The WT, LT, and Z71 have the standard setup, the Trail Boss has a lift with wide stance, and the ZR2 has the high-performance ultra-lift with wide stance.

Regardless of which version you’re cruising on, the truck will be powered by an optimized 2.7-liter Turbo engine that’s ready to roll.

The 2023 Colorado also sports a redesigned look inside and out, flaunting a modern style that’s ready for work or fun. New tech features are abundant, too. Enjoy the new 11.3-inch-diagonal infotainment screen, the biggest standard screen in its class.

We’re excited to have the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado soon at Ken Nelson Chevrolet. Contact our car dealership in Dixon to be one of the first in town to buy this next-gen truck. 

Chevy Reveals Stunning 2024 Blazer EV

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV | Dixon, IL

The auto industry is quickly moving towards an electric future. Recently, Chevrolet unveiled the first-ever 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV. This electrified version of the Blazer features multiple trim levels, range options, and interior features. This exciting new Blazer will be arriving at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in the summer of 2023.

With estimated range options between 247 and 320 miles, you can choose the Blazer EV model that best fits your needs. Some models comes with high-speed DC fast-charging capabilities. This option can charge up to 78 miles in about 10 minutes. You can also choose between FWD and AWD on some models.

Technology is a major focus for the Blazer EV. Every trim level comes standard with a 17.7-inch color touch screen system. This is paired with an 11-inch customizable Driver Info Center. The Blazer EV will also be available with the advanced Super Cruise technology. When this system is activated, you can experience hands-free driving on over 200,000 miles of roads in North America, including I-88 across most of Illinois.

The Blazer EV will be available in the exciting SS trim level. With wide open watts, the Blazer EV SS offers a 0-60 mph time of less than 4 seconds. It also comes equipped with front Brembo brakes and a sport-tuned chassis.

Contact our team here at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in Dixon, Illinois, for details on how to reserve your own Blazer EV!

Tips for Buying a Used Car in Dixon, IL

Chevrolet Logo | Dixon, IL

Ken Nelson Chevrolet prides itself on having a diverse selection of pre-owned vehicles on our lot. That makes it easy to find just the right ride for your rural family in Illinois. Here are some tips for buying a used car in Dixon.

Know your limits

Before you start test-driving models that you’re interested in, it’s a good idea to set a budget. That way, you can choose to consider only those vehicles within your budget not outside of it. If you’re paying cash for your car, remember to allocate a portion of your funds toward insurance and registration costs.

Aim to find the right fit

Determine what type of vehicle would be best for your family. Maybe it’s a well-rounded truck like the Silverado 1500 that can tow and haul all you need it to. Or perhaps it’s a family-oriented SUV like the efficient Equinox to transport you on commutes and day trips around Illinois. It’s also wise to establish a “must-have” list of features you absolutely can’t live without, such as heated seats, adaptive cruise control, or roof rails.

Leverage vehicle history reports

Here at Ken Nelson Chevrolet, we guarantee transparency at every step including the shopping process. Access the vehicle history report of any used model in our inventory for more confidence that you’ll drive home a safe, sound, and high-quality Chevy.

Stop by Ken Nelson Chevrolet to test-drive the gently-used Silverado, Colorado, and Equinox models we have in stock. We’ll help you find just the right Chevy to fit your family’s budget and preferences.

Refreshed 2023 Blazer on the Way to Ken Nelson Chevrolet

2023 Chevrolet Blazer | Dixon, IL

The refreshed look of the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer offers an updated exterior style, new technology, and a fresh, bold interior design. The well-equipped SUV delivers a thrilling, capable performance and a well-crafted interior that caters to the comfort of you and your passengers. We are so excited about the updates to the 2023 Blazer, which will be available soon at Ken Nelson Chevrolet.

New exterior elements include a choice from 18-, 20-, or 21-inch wheels, a new grille, and an eye-catching LED lighting suite. You can cover the 2023 Blazer in new hues, such as Sterling Gray Metallic, Radiant Red Tintcoat, or Copper Bronze Metallic. The RS trim lets you choose a new interior color scheme: Nightshift Blue.

Modern connectivity technologies still reign supreme in the 2023 Blazer with the user-friendly Chevrolet Infotainment system, which features a standard 10-inch diagonal color touch screen. For further connectivity on the go, you can upgrade to an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot and wireless charging to keep your compatible devices ready to go during your journey and at your destination. Every trim level now has wireless charging.

You can expect the 2023 Blazer release soon at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in Dixon, Illinois. Contact us to learn about availability and ordering your next Blazer SUV.

Should I Buy an Electric Chevrolet SUV in Dixon, IL?

Should I Buy an Electric Chevrolet SUV in Dixon, IL?

The Chevrolet lineup of all-electric vehicles at Ken Nelson Chevrolet is growing, and one of the newest arrivals is the 2022 Bolt EUV. This innovative model is designed to meet the needs of many SUV buyers, so here’s a guide to help you decide if it’s the right choice for you in Dixon, Illinois.

Efficiency and emissions

If efficiency and eco-friendliness are top priorities for you, it’s hard to do better than the Bolt EUV. This electric SUV could potentially save you thousands of dollars in gasoline costs over the years, and its zero-emissions performance is a huge plus for keeping Dixon green and beautiful.

Range and charging

The Bolt EUV boasts a driving range of up to 247 miles and can be charged at home or at a public station.[1] If you commute from Dixon to Rockford or Chicago’s western suburbs where there are numerous charging stations to choose from, staying powered up will be easy. However, if you’re mainly driving long distances in rural Illinois where no charging stations are available, a gas-powered SUV like the Chevy Equinox or Trailblazer might be the better choice.

Size and seating

If a compact SUV is what you need, an electric SUV like the Bolt EUV delivers. This model has room for five passengers across its two rows, including more than 39 inches of rear legroom. It can also hold up to 56.9 cubic feet of cargo. That’s far more than what an electric car offers! However, if you need to carry more passengers or need more cargo space, you’re better off with a three-row Chevy model like the Traverse or Tahoe.

Still have questions about choosing the 2022 Bolt EUV or any upcoming electric SUV from Chevrolet? Visit us here at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in Dixon and we’ll be happy to provide the answers you need.

[1] EPA estimated. Actual range will vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, use and maintenance.

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