If you’re looking for a new vehicle to drive to and from your college campus, Chevrolet has some fantastic options. The Spark, Sonic and Trax, in particular, are great Chevrolet models for college students, thanks to their small sizes and affordability.
The Spark can easily handle the narrow alleys and tight parking spaces of a college town, thanks to its compact stature. For 2021, the car not only has a low starting price but also an incredibly efficient engine that gets an EPA-estimated 38 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg in the city.*
The 2020 Sonic features a roomy cabin with up to 47.7 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down, making it easy to transport your backpack and other gear. The car also gets excellent gas mileage, reaching 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, helping you save money on fuel.**
The 2021 Trax is an affordable and roomy SUV with seating for up to five passengers as well as 48.4 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. It’s also available with the all-wheel-drive system for better traction when driving to school during inclement weather.
Ready to purchase a new daily driver to enhance your college experience? Check out our inventory of Chevrolet vehicles at Wilson Chevrolet in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
*EPA-estimated 30 MPG city/38 highway with 5-speed manual transmission or available CVT.
Messy weather can sabotage outdoor tailgating parties. Don’t let inclement weather put a damper on your plans, however. Here are some tips for hosting an indoor tailgating party in your dorm room.
The Right Spot
Dorms have RA’s so first find a dorm that has an RA who’s cool with having a large and loud crowd on the floor.
TV and sounds system
You have to watch the game so make sure you host the tailgate party in someone’s room that actually has a good size, high-definition TV and the right channel. It’s also a good idea to make sure the speakers are high-quality and functional, as well.
Food is an absolute must. It might not be so easy to whip out a grill and cook up some burgers and brats, but that’s only one option for great tailgating. Chili is a king cold-weather food and easy to make in a crockpot. Make several different types of chili and get portable coffee cups and drink holders, so guests can feast on and carry around their chilly while watching the game.
Beer is easy to keep cold in coolers, but make sure to have plenty on hand so no one has to make a beer run halfway through the game. And have plenty of chips, pretzels, and dip to keep party-goers satisfied.
The dorm hallway is typically spacious enough to handle indoor yard games like giant Jenga and cornhole. Card games are also a great suggestion, since they won’t take up much space in your dorm room.
Whether you’re tailgating in your truck or using it to transport supplies for your next indoor party, Wilson Chevrolet is here to lend a hand. Stop by to browse our current selection of 2020 trucks, or to inquire about the KICKER® MultiPro Tailgate Audio System.
For decades, Chevrolet has found ways to show its support for its local communities and citizens who are dedicated to improving them. Public education is no doubt one of the most important factors for growth and development in any location. As a gesture of their support to the local Oklahoma schools, Chevrolet and the Wilson Auto Family were able to make a generous donation to Stillwater Public Schools.
Aaron Wilson, the president of Chevy Drives Oklahoma and a part of the Wilson Auto Family, announced the donation in a speech at an all-faculty meeting over the summer. It took a phone call to the regional office in Dallas, Texas to suggest that Chevrolet support the local Stillwater Public Schools. They say that “Chevy drives Oklahoma,” but when Chevrolet agreed to donate $10,000 to the Stillwater Public Schools, Wilson could proudly announce that #ChevyDrivesEducation. The Wilson Auto Family is so honored to be part of a movement that supports the local education.
Stillwater Public Schools are just one of many public school systems across the state of Oklahoma that will receive money as part of the #ChevyDrivesEducation program. In addition to its donations, Chevy also shows support to education by providing the most affordable prices possible through special discounts to educators.
Here at Wilson GM, we are proud to support those who work hard to educate our community.