McCarthy Chevrolet Blog

December 6, 2018
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Where to See Christmas Lights in Kansas City

Break out the thermos and hot cocoa! It’s time to get into the Christmas spirit by taking a little journey through some of the best Christmas light shows in the Kansas City area. From Olathe to Overland Park, the region is aglow with holiday decorations, and you’re about to get a front-row seat to see each and every lit bulb. Check it: Here’s our list of recommended holiday lighting displays in KC.

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November 14, 2018
by Danny Chan

The New 2019 Silverado 1500: Now Available in Olathe, KS

For the 2019 model year, Chevrolet designers and engineers collaborated in a complete redesign of the already capable Chevy Silverado 1500. This new fourth-generation Silverado has been re-imagined from the ground up. It is a lighter, more fuel-efficient full-size pickup that is still as powerful as ever.


Best of all, it’s now available for lease and sale at our Olathe Chevy dealership! Here’s what you can expect when you slide into the incredibly comfortable seat of the all-new Silverado this winter.

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October 8, 2018
by Danny Chan

Chevy Safety: Protecting Children From Backover Injuries

In September, tragedy struck our Olathe community as an 18-month-old boy was accidentally backed over and killed in his driveway. But his heartbreaking story is not rare; every week 50-plus children are backed over by vehicles in America.  

In an effort to reduce or altogether eliminate these catastrophes, the Department of Transportation mandated a rule that states all new vehicles must be equipped with standard rearview cameras. Chevrolet stepped up to that plate years ago and is now offering even more safety systems to hopefully prevent rollover and backover accidents from occurring.  


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September 17, 2018
by Danny Chan

Top 5 Kansas City Destinations for Tourists

September 27, 2018 is World Tourism Day. You may be thinking to yourself, “World what day?” Yes, this oddly specific faux holiday exists, and you should thank your lucky stars that it does; tourism generates over $5 billion each year for Kansas City businesses, provides over 45,000 jobs to local residents, and brings in nearly $400 million in state and local taxes. A thriving Kansas City economy is the result.

Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without tourists! Let’s celebrate WTD in true Midwestern fashion. Here are the 5 best tourist-friendly destinations to check out on your next vacation to Kansas City.


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August 10, 2018
by Danny Chan

4 Reasons to Buy the 2019 Chevy Traverse

Following in the footsteps of the highly acclaimed 2018 SUV, the 2019 Chevy Traverse offers a combination of features designed to give you the smoothest ride possible and a reason to leave the house. If you’re in the market for a midsize SUV in Kansas City, here are four reasons why the 2019 Chevy Traverse should be at the top your list.

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July 16, 2018
by Danny Chan

Don’t Miss These 9 Car Shows in Kansas City This Summer!

As one of the biggest and best car dealerships near Kansas City, we are lucky enough to be surrounded by quality vehicles each day. But even with the hundreds of affordable new Chevys and used cars on our lot, we can’t equal the excitement you’ll experience seeing the vehicles on display at these 9 great Kansas City car shows.

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July 29 – The Great Car Show 2018

Opening to the public at 9 AM on July 29, 2018, The Great Car Show will showcase the nicest cars this side of the Mississippi. Judging will be done throughout the morning, with live demonstrations, music, and performances mixed in. Before the car show closes and winning vehicles are announced, treat your kids to a painted face or balloon animal—both of which are free with admission. Continue Reading →

June 22, 2018
by Danny Chan

2018 Chevy Colorado vs. Honda Ridgeline Truck Comparison

Although errand-running SUVs have begun saturating the roads here in Olathe, workaholics still require something a bit more rugged for their expeditions to and from hardware stores. Few trucks do that job well enough to even garner a mention, but that’s not the case with the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado and Honda Ridgeline. As two of the top midsize trucks in America, both the Colorado and Ridgeline are stars, yet only one can realistically be sitting in your driveway. But which one?

Take a look at our Colorado vs. Ridgeline comparison to see why the newest Chevy truck is the obvious choice.

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Colorado vs. Ridgeline: Price

When you come to test drive the 2018 Colorado at our Olathe Chevrolet dealership, the first thing you’ll notice is the sticker price. As one of the most affordable midsize trucks in America, the Colorado’s base MSRP (about $20k) is far superior to the Honda Ridgeline’s (nearly $30k). Continue Reading →

May 16, 2018
by Danny Chan

Choose the Best Chevy SUV for Each Family Member

From dads and moms to great uncles and third cousins, twice removed, each member of your family has their own unique style, quirks, and personality. Oftentimes, those character traits leave you asking, “How do we share genes?” Nevertheless, they’re part of the family—even if they have an over-the-top obsession with garage sales.

To ensure they keep those obsessive hobbies to themselves, it’s important they have the right vehicle, like one of the new 2018 Chevy SUVs available at our Chevrolet dealership near Kansas City.


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April 17, 2018
by Danny Chan

How to Save On NASCAR Tickets at Kansas Speedway

Kansas City racing junkies, are you ready for May’s most exciting motorsport event? That’s right: The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race is back and better than ever! Pitting dozens of the world’s best drivers against each other for the chance to do donuts around Kansas Speedway, this annual NASCAR race is an unmissable treat. But paying full price for the entire weekend may make your wallet let loose a gasp. Here’s how to save money and get the best prices on your NASCAR tickets in Kansas City.

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Family Packs

Have a family of four hungering to catch this year’s NASCAR race in Kansas City? Check out the exclusive “Family 4 Pack” to get up to 41% off Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series tickets and pre-race passes. This package also includes a parking pass, so you won’t have to tow your cooler too far. Continue Reading →