McCarthy Chevrolet Buick GMC Blog

Why Chevrolet Is The Most-Awarded Car Company In America


McCarthy Chevrolet Buick GMC, your hometown Chevy Buick GMC new car dealer near Kansas City, is proud to sell some of the finest vehicles on the road today. Leading the way is Chevrolet. Chevy is the most-awarded car company in America*, earning more J.D. Power & Associates’ initial quality and dependability awards than any other automotive brand.

2017 Chevy Bolt EV

And here’s some electrifying breaking news: Chevy just raised the bar again with the redesigned 2017 Chevy Bolt EV receiving the automotive industry’s most prestigious award; the coveted “Golden Calipers” as Motor Trend’s 2017 Car of the Year.

Motor Trend applauded Chevy for increasing the Bolt’s range to an amazing EPA-estimated* 238 miles of pure electric range while keeping it affordable. Calling it a “game changer,” Motor Trend says the Bolt’s extended range capabilities at such a low price point “…has made just about every other electric vehicle on sale obsolete.” The Bolt also won Green Car Journal’s 2017 Green Car of the Year award and was named a Car And Driver Magazine “10Best” for 2017.

Winning the 2017 Car of the Year award with the 2017 Bolt EV is just one example of how Chevy is consistently earning highest marks and rankings from a variety of respected automotive organizations such as J.D. Power,, Kelly Blue Book, Car And Driver Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), and many others.

Here’s a brief rundown of some of the many automotive industry achievements and accolades that has earned Chevy the right to call itself America’s most-awarded car company.

Chevy Volt

Chevy Volt – Chevy’s midsize electric/hybrid four-door was named’s 2016 Car of the Year. Kelly Blue Book also named the Volt as a 2015 Best Buy, as well as one of its 10 Best Green Cars.

Chevy Spark

Chevy Spark – The electric/hybrid Spark demonstrates Chevy’s commitment to engineering some of the world’s most technologically advanced vehicles. The Spark was named a J.D. Power “Highest-Ranked City Car In Initial Quality” 2 years in a row. It also was named one of’s “Most Fuel-Efficient Electric Cars, as well as the organization’s award for “2016 5-Year Cost to Own” for plug-in vehicles.

Chevy Sonic

Chevy Sonic – With its hip, fun-loving personality, Chevy’s popular urban commuter was named one of Kelly Blue Book’s “10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000.” The 2014 model was also named one of’s “10 Best Back-to School Cars.”

Chevy Malibu

Chevy Malibu – With its sleek styling and long list of features, Chevy’s all-new Malibu was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for its advanced safety technology. The Malibu also received J.D. Powers’ award for the “Most Dependable Midsize Car” 2 consecutive years in a row. And we’re proud that the Malibu was named “2016 Sedan of the Year” by

Chevy Impala

Chevy Impala – Beautiful, luxurious, and sophisticated, Chevy’s deluxe flagship four-door sedan takes away accolades from Kelly Blue Book in 2015 and 2016 as one of their “5-Year Cost-to-Own” champs. Plus, Kelly Blue Book also named the stunning Impala one of their 2015 “15 Best Family Cars.”

Chevy Camaro

Chevy Camaro – With its bold styling, powerful performance, and race-bred handling, America’s iconic musclecar muscles its way to some pretty impressive awards. The exhilarating Camaro was named “Most Dependable Midsize Sports Car” an amazing 4 times in a row by J.D. Power & Associates. Car And Driver Magazine placed the 2016 Camaro in its exclusive pantheon of “10Best” vehicles. And awarded the 2014 Camaro ZL1 their “Top Rated Coupe” honors.

Chevy Corvette Stingray

Corvette Stingray – America’s homegrown Ferrari-fighter continues to shred the competition, racking up an enviable list of awards. These include Kelly Blue Book’s 2015 Best Buy and Best Resale Value awards, as well as’s 2014 “Top-Rated Coupe” award.

Chevy Trax

Chevy Trax – Automotive industry pundits and consumers alike are making tracks for the smartly styled and urban chic Chevy Trax SUV. The Trax received Kelly Blue Book’s awards for “10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20, 000,” as well as their “Most Fuel-Efficient SUV” award.

Other notable Chevy award winners include the versatile, stylish, and efficient Equinox, the class-leading Traverse, the spacious, powerful and premium-equipped Chevy Tahoe, the legendary Chevy Suburban, the all-new Chevy Colorado, and the incomparable Chevy Silverado; a member of Chevy’s proud family of most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickups.

These are just some examples of the many automotive awards Chevy has racked up over the years, which are far too numerous to mention here. The best way to experience Chevy’s award-winning quality is to visit our Marshall, MO Chevy Buick GMC new car dealership and take one of our exceptional 2017 Chevy’s for a test drive.

Get An Award-Winning Deal At McCarthy Chevy Buick GMC

We’re celebrating the start of the New Year with award-winning savings on our huge inventory of new 2017 Chevy, Buick, and GMC trucks for sale near Kansas City. You’ll take home the prize with money-saving new car specials that will put you in a new Chevy, Buick, or GMC truck for less.

If you’re in the market for quality used cars in Marshall, MO, then you’ll want to check out the wide selection of GM-Certified Pre-owned vehicles at our Marshall, MO used car dealership that offers like-new quality for much lower price than comparably equipped new vehicles.

Be sure to visit us at 1550 W. Arrow, Marshall, MO 65340 for the best prices and best selection of new Chevys, Buicks, and GMC trucks. Call us today at 660-202-1192 to schedule your test drive.



Photo credits:

* The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, Impala, and Traverse were named a Best Car for the Money, and the 2016 Impala and Malibu were named a Best Car for Families by U.S. News & World Report. View U.S. News Best Cars at Based on recognized industry awards for 2014/2015 year end totals. JD Power: The Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Silverado HD, and Chevrolet Camaro received the highest numerical scores in their respective segments in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, based on responses from 33,560 U.S. original owners of 2013 model-year vehicles after three years of ownership about problems experienced in the past 12 months, surveyed in October-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit Kelley Blue Book: Vehicle’s projected resale value is specific to the 2016 model year. 2016 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

*Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *.