McCarthy Chevrolet Lee's Summit Blog

June 23, 2016
by catelyne

Meet the Spectacularly Designed 2017 Chevy Equinox

The striking 2017 Chevy Equinox amazingly combines a spacious interior cabin and extra rear seat space with an attractive yet compact exterior style. The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox was named “Most Dependable Compact SUV” by J.D. Power, and with a few minor tweaks, that award-winning design remains for the 2017 model year.

2017 Chevy Equinox

We know that the 2016 Chevy Equinox has lived up to the J.D. Power award, because it’s rolled off of our lot in impressive numbers. If you’re interested in test-driving a 2016 or 2017 Chevrolet Equinox near Kansas City, visit McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit. Continue Reading →

May 23, 2016
by Danny Chan

Time to Utilize the GM College Discount Program for Graduates

It’ll take plenty of time and patience to find your place in the world after graduating. Friends will come and go, apartments will be moved in and out of, and you’ll sometimes forget to feed the cat (whoops)—all before you find solid ground. But to discover such a place you’ll first have to venture out and explore the possibilities.

GM College Discount Program

Thanks to the GM College Discount Program, you can take to that adventure inside a brand-new, reliable, and totally affordable set of wheels. McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, a renowned Chevy dealer near Kansas City, is ready to help you on your way. Continue Reading →

April 20, 2016
by Andrew Gaus

Introducing the Redesigned 2016 Chevy Malibu

The Chevy Malibu went through a major re-design for the 2016 model year, and when it was finally unveiled, people noticed. The hot new 2016 Chevy Malibu was given a major face-lift over previous years, and is now the embodiment of Chevrolet power and innovation in a mid-size sedan.

2016 Chevy Malibu

You always knew Chevrolet was capable of big things, like bringing back the Chevy Camaro for the 2010 model year, or their consistent dominance of the sports car market with the Chevy Corvette, but now Chevy has brought that same muscular look and feel to one of its most popular models, the Chevy Malibu.

We here at McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, your hometown Chevy dealer near Kansas Cityare extremely excited to present this stunning vehicle to you, our loyal customers. Continue Reading →

March 10, 2016
by George Stamos

2016 Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Events

It’s that time again for celebrating all things Irish throughout Lee’s Summit and Kansas City. It’s everybody’s chance to “get their Irish on” for the day, and there are plenty of festive events planned throughout the greater Kansas City area that are sure to bring a smile to your face and maybe even an Irish tune to your lips. Bagpipes, kilts, Irish step dancers, traditional Irish dishes such as corned beef and cabbage and, of course, those mischievous Leprechauns will make for a very merry time indeed!

2016 Kansas City St. Patricks Day Events

If you’re wondering about what to see and where to go this St. Patrick’s Day, you’re in luck. Here at your hometown Lee’s Summit Chevy dealer, McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, we look forward to painting the town green and showing our true Irish spirit. So we’ve put together this handy guide to all of the exciting 2016 Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day events that you won’t want to miss. Continue Reading →

February 19, 2016
by Andrew Gaus

Meet the All-New 2016 Chevy Silverado Lineup

You never know how much a great truck can improve your life until you’ve owned a truly greattruck. Sure, anything with four wheels, a working engine, and a steering wheel can get you from point A to point B, but what about when it comes down to getting work done? When you need a vehicle that you can count on, there’s no better choice than a brand new 2016 Chevy Silverado from McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit.

Not only is the new family of Silverado trucks fully-equipped to haul and tow just about anything you can think of, but they also feature a refined and elegant interior cabin, so efficiently designed that could legitimately replace your home office.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado

Rugged Meets Luxury in the 2016 Chevy Silverado

Missouri is proudly known as the home of some of America’s hardest working men and women. Whether it be agriculture, construction, landscaping, contracting, or anything in-between, a dependable truck can significantly improve efficiency and effectiveness. Designed with your specific needs in mind, no truck works harder than the luxuriously powerful and rugged 2016 Chevy Silverado. Continue Reading →

January 29, 2016
by George Stamos

The Benefits of Buying A GM Certified Pre-Owned Chevy

If you are in the market for a quality pre-owned Chevy in Kansas City, all of us at McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit would like to tell you about the many advantages of purchasing a GM Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Chevrolet from our Chevy dealership near Kansas City.

GM Certified Pre-Owned Chevy

When shopping for a used car in Kansas City, you’re looking for a vehicle that will go the distance, giving you many years of reliable driving pleasure. Our GM Certified used vehicles should be at the top of your list, because they are the “best of the best.”

What makes a GM Certified pre-owned car so special? It starts with GM’s Certified Pre-Owned Program. Continue Reading →

December 22, 2015
by George Stamos

Introducing the Award-Winning, New 2016 Chevy Colorado

McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, your hometown Chevrolet dealer near Kansas City, proudly introduces the new, award-winning 2016 Chevy Colorado pickup.

Last year, Motor Trend Magazine awarded the 2015 Chevy Colorado its coveted “Golden Calipers” as Truck of the Year.” The 2016 Chevy Colorado is also in the running for this year’s 2016 Truck of the Year honors, along with its big brother, the exceptional 2016 Chevy Silverado. These accolades are not surprising, considering that Chevy offers a lineup of some of the industry’s most awarded vehicles.

2016 Chevy Colorado

Rugged New Exterior

What makes the 2016 Chevy Colorado special? Let’s start with the Colorado’s fresh, rugged, and modern styling. When the completely redesigned Colorado was introduced last year, it elicited applause for its handsome, updated design. Large projector-beam headlights frame the Colorado’s imposing grille that proudly wears Chevy’ iconic “bowtie” emblem. Available chrome-framed fog lights and blacked-out lower fascia add to the Colorado’s dramatic front end look. The truck’s low, wide stance says that this is one tough truck that means business. The Colorado’s large arched wheel wells, oversized side mirrors, and etched lower character lines make a muscular and purposeful statement.  Without question, this is one good-looking truck that you’ll be proud to be seen in. Continue Reading →

November 25, 2015
by George Stamos

WATCH: 15 Memorable Chevy TV Commercials

Here at McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, your local Kansas City Chevy dealership, we’re proud of our GM heritage. For over 100 years, Chevrolet has been building some of the most popular, best made cars and trucks ever to travel America’s highways.

Not only does Chevy have a history of engineering some of the world’s finest automobiles, it also has quite a track record for creating some of the most memorable commercials in TV history. We invite you to “See the USA in a Chevrolet” as we present these 15 nostalgic, funny, and intriguing Chevrolet TV commercials.
1. Singer Dinah Shore introduces the new 1953 Chevy lineup with Chevy’s iconic “See the USA in Your Chevrolet” theme song.

2. Chevy shows that “The Future is Right Now” with the 1956 Chevy’s sleek, modern design.

3. Military men at the Pensacola Naval Air Base make sure that the squad making up Chevy’s 1957 Bel Air lineup is “ship shape.”

4. 1950s TV legend Roy Rogers showcases the capabilities of his 1959 Chevy Fleetside pickup.

5. To hammer home the point that Chevrolet “stands alone,” the 1964 Impala (and a brave model) were placed on top of a majestic rock formation.

Continue Reading →

September 18, 2015
by George Stamos

The Completely Redesigned 2016 Chevy Cruze

As your hometown Kansas City Chevy dealership, McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit proudly introduces the redesigned and reimagined 2016 Chevy Cruze.

2016 Chevy Cruze

A Bold New Look

Wearing bold and striking new sheetmetal, the 2016 Chevy Cruze takes the concept of a fuel-efficient, sporty, and practical compact sedan to new levels of innovation, performance, and luxury. The sleeker and more aerodynamic appearance features a sloping hood with character lines that flow in an elegant arch all the way through to the back deck in one fluid motion. In upmarket RS sport trim, the front end features round projector-beam headlights underlined by a string of LEDs. Available fog lights frame a blacked-out dual trapezoidal grille. The rear gets brilliant LED tail lamps inset into the rear trunk.

According to Bengt Halvorson of, “the 2016 Cruze’s styling …takes advantage of wind-tunnel testing done for the Volt, yet inherits some of the chiseled, handsome look…that’s been introduced in the larger Malibu.” Continue Reading →

August 19, 2015
by George Stamos

Chevy Military Discount Benefits U.S. Military Veterans

On Nov. 11th, we join as a nation to celebrate Veterans Day, formerly known as “Armistice Day.” What we now call Veterans Day in America originally commemorated the cessation of hostilities between the Allies and Germany; effectively ending World War I. In 1954, Armistice Day officially became Veterans Day. It is a day we set aside to remember and honor the valiant sacrifice the men and women of the United States military have made in service to their nation.

Chevy Military Discount Benefits US Military Veterans

McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit, your hometown Kansas City Chevy dealer in Lee’s Summit, MO, proudly salutes our veterans on this important day and every day by offering a special Military Discount Program through Chevrolet. This special discount extends to all Active Duty members, Reserves, and Veterans who are within one year of discharge. Included are spouses of members of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard, and Coast Guard.

This special Chevrolet military discount can be used with most current Chevy incentives for even more savings at our Chevrolet dealership in Lee’s Summit. As a bonus, USAA Insurance members receive $750 of additional savings through an exclusive offer.

Depending on the vehicle and other available incentives, the Chevy Military Discount Program could save you thousands of dollars on the purchase of a new Chevy car or truck.

Signing up for the Chevy Discount Program is easy as “1-2-3.”

  1. Register for an account online at
  2. Get your unique discount code authorization number
  3. Come to McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit and pick out your vehicle

When you arrive at our dealership, you will be asked to provide either a Military I.D. or DD-214 form.

  • Chevrolet also proudly supports our veterans and active-duty military through several worthwhile programs. These include:
  • Achilles Freedom Team Of Wounded Veterans – Chevy engineers partnered with Michigan Technological University to help create a lighter, sturdier, and more efficient hand cycle. This innovation allows allowing veterans with life-changing physical injuries to ride and compete in various national cycling marathons.
  • Cell Phones For Soldiers – Recycles donated cell phones and purchases pre-paid calling cards so military personnel can stay in touch with their loved ones.
  • Shifting Gears” Automotive Training Program – Chevy currently employs nearly 5,000 veterans throughout the U.S. Through the GM Service Technical College, GM actively works to hire returning veterans from across the country. The company is proud that more than 45,000 current GM retirees have served in the U.S. Military.
  • Chevy is also the Official Vehicle of the annual Army-Navy Game presented by the USAA.

We encourage you to donate to these and other worthy causes that help our veterans and active military personnel in so many ways.

Salute the Savings at McCarthy Chevrolet Lee’s Summit

Not only do we proudly celebrate our courageous U.S. military veterans, but you’ll also salute the savings with Chevrolet specials and incentives on our entire inventory of new 2015 Chevy cars and trucks. You’ll save even more on our large selection of Certified Pre-Owned Chevys. Stop by our Lee’s Summit Chevy dealership, conveniently located at 945 SE Oldham Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081. To speak with a member of our sales team, please call 888-769-1821.