Have you ever thought about starting an herb
garden to help liven up your cooking? Or maybe you’ve been meaning to get a few
low-maintenance houseplants for your living space? This June, the Botanic
Garden at Oklahoma State University will provide the perfect opportunity for
you to explore each of these hobbies.
On June 8, 2019, the Botanic Garden at OSU will host the Herb and Succulent Festival. This late spring event is a wonderful outing for individuals and families alike. Visitors can expect to learn lots about the care and maintenance of various plants, from tender herbs to hardy succulents. Gather the family in your SUV from Wilson GM and head over the Botanic Garden ready to learn. You might wish to put down an old sheet or towel in the cargo area of your SUV, so you won’t need to worry about dirt and soil when you load in your new plants from the festival.
What To Expect
The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., so
grab an early breakfast and head on over. The whole family is sure to enjoy
their time at the Herb and Succulent Festival at OSU, where live music will
accompany workshops on fun activities like creating a portable herb garden and
Featuring a new powertrain, updated infotainment technology, and more distinctive looks, the 2020 GMC Acadia will go on sale later this year.
“The 2020 Acadia is stylish, functional, and capable with
more of the smart convenience and connectivity features that customers rely on
every day,” stated Duncan Aldred, Global GMC’s vice president. “And with GMC’s
signature refinement at its core, the new Acadia advances the brand’s
commitment to offering premium vehicles for discerning crossover customers.”
Horsepower & Technology
The 2020 Acadia will offer a new 2.0-liter turbocharged
engine with tripower valvetrain technology that delivers 230 horsepower and 258
lb-ft of torque. The Acadia vehicle’s current 2.5-liter inline-four and
3.6-liter V6 engines will carry over as well. All of these engines will be
paired with a brand-new nine-speed automatic transmission that features
Electronic Precision Shift technology.
Also featured in the 2020 Acadia is an updated GMC
infotainment system. Along with an 8-inch touch screen, this system will offer
an easier-to-use interface; multiple personal profile settings for audio,
navigation, and climate control; a new interface and real-time updates for the
navigation system; and five USB ports throughout the cabin.
The 2020 Acadia will have a bolder look, too. The grille,
front and rear fascias, and C-shaped signature lighting are new, along with
fresh 18-inch and 20-inch wheel designs. The new Acadia AT4 trim boasts
sportier, more aggressive styling and dark accents.
The 2020 Acadia is expected to start rolling onto lots
sometime in the fall, and we’re looking forward to welcoming it here at Wilson
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was just redesigned for 2019.
Now, it’s the Silverado HD’s turn. We will see a redesigned Silverado HD for
the 2020 model year. This truck will be stronger and more capable than the
current model and will come with advanced technology options.
One of the most impressive things about the new Silverado HD
is its increased towing power. Engineers were able to squeeze an additional 52%
of towing capability into the truck. It now boasts a maximum rating of 35,500
Jaclyn McQuaid, chief engineer, Silverado HD, said, “We increased towing capabilities across the line, not just for dually buyers. We added class-leading towing technologies, such as 15 available camera views, to make trailering more convenient, whether pulling a large cargo trailer or fifth-wheel camper. And we made a host of changes to make tasks easier.”
There will be two new powertrain options. The standard
engine will be a new 6.6-liter V8 rated at 401 horsepower and 464 lb-ft of
torque. This is an 11 percent increase in horsepower and a 22 percent increase
in torque, which translates to 18 percent more towing power. For even more
power, there is the available Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8 that generates
445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.
To learn more about the latest Chevy models, visit Wilson
Each year, SUVs and crossovers become increasingly popular with drivers looking for that perfect balance between versatility, efficiency, fun, and style. Of course, automakers have taken note, adding new and innovative SUVs and crossovers to their lineups. All of this has lead to a robust market of SUV and crossover options for customers, allowing drivers to find the perfect ride for their lifestyle. A new report from Motor Trend gives us good reason to believe that drivers are about to have one more excellent option in the form of an all-new Chevrolet Trailblazer.
New vs. Old
The out-of-production Chevrolet TrailBlazer stopped rolling
off the production line back in 2009, but sources have indicated that the brand
intends to revive the TrailBlazer name soon. While most particulars are a
mystery for now, it seems clear that an all-new TrailBlazer—while reviving the
nameplate—would be drastically different than the former TrailBlazer.
What The TrailBlazer Would Offer
Motor Trend suggests that the all-new TrailBlazer
would slot somewhere between the Chevrolet Trax and the Chevrolet Equinox in
both price and size, giving drivers greater flexibility when searching for the
right combination of price point and driving experience. For now, we’ll have to
eagerly await forthcoming details about what Chevrolet has in store for the
return of the TrailBlazer name. When we do learn more, we here at Wilson GM
will be happy to share it with you.
The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD will launch later this year, but we won’t have to wait that long to see what’s new in the heavy-duty truck. Updated engines, a stylish look, and an all-new transmission help the Chevrolet Silverado HD make the jump to comfortable and capable like never before.
A bold new design makes the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD easy to spot on the road. A premium grille and tough horizontal lines give the truck an intimidating presence.
The design is certainly something to talk about, but the real story lies under the hood. An all-new direct-injected gas engine replaces the outgoing 6.0-liter V8 engine. The engine will come paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
The 6.6-liter Duramax® turbo-diesel V8 engine continues to produce 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque. The returning diesel engine comes mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission that maximizes capability.
According to General Motors, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD will feature higher payload and towing capacities compared to the outgoing model. New trailering technologies will likely mirror the systems currently found in the Silverado 1500. If so, drivers can expect trailer-theft alert, a backup hitch camera, and remote brake light check, all of which make driving the Chevrolet Silverado HD more convenient.
Learn more about this heavy-duty pickup with a visit to Wilson GM.
Chevrolet always has surprises up its sleeves, and the 2019 model year is no exception. The all-new 2019 Chevy Blazer is a versatile SUV unlike any that you’ve seen before. Check out what you’ll have to look forward to with the Blazer.
The Chevy Blazer will sit comfortably between the Chevy Equinox (a two-row compact SUV) and the Chevy Traverse (a three-row midsize SUV). The Blazer will be a two-row midsize SUV, providing ample passenger space and cargo space.
If you haven’t caught a glance of the Chevy Blazer yet, you’ll be impressed when you do. The Blazer has a distinct look that turns heads with bold, sharp body lines throughout. RS models sport a sleek black mesh grille. Powerful wheels make a statement and help the Blazer tackle every road.
The Chevy Blazer Premier offers unparalleled luxury, with chrome accents and leather-appointed and suede microfiber seats. Various exterior and interior options on every Blazer model give you the ability to pick a Blazer that best suits your style.
The Blazer’s Cargo Management System excels at making sure all of your storage needs are met. Under the hood of the RS and Premier, you’ll find a standard V6 engine. If you drive on rough terrain, the Blazer offers available all-wheel drive on select models.
Here at Wilson GM, we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer.
The Chevy Silverado is the best-selling vehicle for GM in general, which means Chevrolet’s engineers invest extra time and effort into ensuring the newest edition will impress drivers. There are a few things you can expect to find on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, including bolder styling, a lighter design, more cargo space, and a few powertrain options to save you money at the pump. According to the NY Daily News, the 2019 Silverado design will get an added 3.9 inches on the wheelbase, as well as an additional 1.6 inches on the overall length. This transformation helps provide more space on the interior, including an added 3 inches of legroom on the Crew Cab. You’ll also find storage trays under the seats to improve cargo room.
Aluminum Frame & Duramax Engine
Other major changes include a 450-pound weight reduction thanks to added aluminum; however, the bed is still made from rolled steel, so you don’t have to worry about durability. Under the hood is an all-new Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine, and a dynamic fuel management system lets you save fuel by deactivating cylinders when you’re idling. For those looking for a little extra kick when it comes to performance, check out the Silverado RST, an entirely new trim for 2019. This comes with 22-inch wheels, a monochromatic exterior, and highly advanced performance technologies.
Here at Wilson GM in Stillwater, OK, we are eagerly counting down the days until the latest Chevy Silverado model arrives on our dealership lot.
The top two best-selling vehicles in the U.S. are the Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado. Both of these pickups are reliable, tough, and powerful vehicles designed to provide a smooth, comfortable driving experience without sacrificing capability or performance. However, you might be wondering which option to buy. By comparing Chevrolet Silverado features and options to those of the Ford F-150, you can make the best choice to fit your needs.
Comparing The Chevrolet Silverado
Both the Chevy Silverado and the Ford F-150 come in around the same price point. However, when it comes to add-ons and available features, the Ford F-150 only offers its more luxurious features at high-end prices, whereas the Silverado gives buyers plenty of great value at lower trims.
The Ford F-150 has a lot of innovative technology features that help it tow a little more confidently and safely than past iterations of the pickup. Still, when it comes down to it, engine options on the Chevrolet Silverado – along with its high-strength steel build – provide it with more practical features and a top-notch towing capacity.
Overall, if you are looking for a vehicle that does its job well, comparing the Chevrolet Silverado to the Ford F-150 will show you that the Chevy Silverado comes with entry-level capability, value, and practicality, in addition to all the fun bells and whistles. You can have it all in the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, which is available here at Wilson GM in Stillwater, OK.
The all-new 2019 Sierra AT4 easily beats out the competition with its innovative blend of off-road capability and ruggedness. This vehicle reaches the pinnacle of what you could want in a full-size pickup truck, offering superior performance, capability, innovative technology, and a bold style. The Sierra AT4 marks the beginning of the AT4 brand, which will extend to the entire GMC vehicle lineup during the next couple of years.
An Abundance Of Features
With the 2019 Sierra AT4, you’ll want for nothing. It comes with numerous standard features that every driver will be thankful for, including a suspension lift, 4WD, off-road-tuned shock absorbers, 18-inch wheels, all-terrain tires, Hill Descent Control, and Traction Select System. The Traction Select System allows you to choose the drive mode best suited to the current road or driving conditions, allowing you and your Sierra AT4 to easily handle harsh weather and rough terrain. The system optimizes performance by adjusting various components, including the Sierra’s transmission shift points and smart StabiliTrak system.
The Sierra AT4 also offers various available features that you can choose from, including a segment-first Multi-Color Heads-Up Display, an industry-first Carbon Fiber Pickup Box, and numerous advanced safety features. The Carbon Fiber Pickup Truck is designed to maximize the Sierra AT4’s durability and efficiency, as the carbon fiber material is both light and remarkably strong.
Power & More Power
The 2019 Sierra AT4 is powered by a standard 5.3-liter V8 engine, but you can kick up the power further if you opt for either the available 6.2-liter V8 engine of the Duramax 3.0-liter inline-sic turbo-diesel engine. Both of these superior engines come paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission with powerful and smooth shifting.
Learn more about this exciting new addition to the GMC lineup with a visit to Wilson GM in Stillwater, OK.
After a long winter, your Chevrolet Silverado is probably looking a bit dingy. Now that spring is here, it is time to spruce it up, so here are a few cleaning hacks for your Silverado that will help it look as good as new.
Clean the dust from all of those hard to reach places, like inside your vents, with a can of compressed air.
Dirt likes to gather in all the tiny textured surfaces in your truck. Use a toothbrush to help you gently scrub away the lingering grime.
Over time, headlights can get cloudy. Grab a tube of whitening toothpaste and rub the paste all over your headlights. Let it sit for a few minutes, rinse it off, and take in your good-as-new lights.
Your grille can become caked with dead bugs. Instead of trying to scrub them away, spray them with a can of cooking spray. Then, wait a few seconds and wipe it all away with a microfiber cloth.
Are your rims suffering from a bit of road rash? Get a microfiber cloth, sprinkle some bleach powder onto it, and then splash it with Lysol. Scrub away at the grimy spots on your rims to reveal its original shine.
If your truck is too far gone, or if you would like to have one all your own to practice these cleaning tips on, come get a new Chevrolet Silverado at Wilson GM in Stillwater, OK.