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May 21, 2019
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12 Worst Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A New Car

“Why is buying a new car so complicated?”

It’s a common complaint among car shoppers, and we bet you’ve thought that same thought at some point. If you’ve ever had anxiety about purchasing a vehicle or felt sick to your stomach after signing auto lease or car loan paperwork, you’re not alone. Millions of shoppers every year struggle to make good decisions at the dealership, only to drive off the lot while pondering hypotheticals like, “what if I’d done this?” or “could I have gotten a better deal?” or “should I have leased?”

Car Buying Tips

Yes, buying a new car may be a big, scary adventure, but keep your chin up. Just avoid making the common mistakes other shoppers fall victim to!

Easier said than done, right? Here are 12 of the worst mistakes people make at the dealership – don’t do these, and you’ll be looking at a hypothetical-less existence with your nice, new ride.

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NASCAR Kansas Speedway

April 8, 2019
by Danny Chan
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How To Win Free Tickets To NASCAR At Kansas Speedway

The biggest night at Kansas Speedway is fast approaching, as NASCAR’s top drivers will be heading to Kansas City on May 11, one night after the NASCAR Gander Outdoors 250. While the 400-mile Night Race gets underway in the evening, it can be an all-day event for attendees. Here’s what to expect for the race and how to secure some cheap or free tickets to the Monster Series weekend.

NASCAR Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Kansas Speedway Schedule

First things first: let’s go over the logistics. The Kansas Speedway parking lots open at 11:30 am on Saturday morning, with the grandstand gates following at 3:00 pm. The drivers’ meeting starts at 4:30 pm and the pre-race concert is at 4:40 pm. You’ll know the race is getting closer when the driver introductions begin at 5:50 pm, which will then be followed by the race’s start at 6:30 pm.

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March 18, 2019
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Introducing the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD 2500/3500

Heavy-duty truck drivers understand the importance of function as well as form, and the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD is ready to deliver. The new truck takes the features we love about the Silverado and builds upon them, giving drivers the towing power they need and the style they love. Chevy calls it “the strongest, most capable Silverado HD ever,” and here’s why:

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February 18, 2019
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Chevy & Operation Homefront: A Perfect Match for Military Families

Did you know that Chevrolet is a major supporter of Operation Homefront? Like our very own Overland Park dealership’s commitment to the Kansas City community, Chevy is also doing its part to help military families in need. In fact, General Motors has a long history of supporting current and former military members. Whether it’s through supplies for new babies, backpacks for military children, or holiday meals, Chevrolet’s support of Operation Homefront is what makes this country great.

 

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January 3, 2019
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Kansas Day 2019 Events: Are You Ready To Par-Tay?

January 29, 2019: It’s the official 158th birthday of the state of Kansas. And although this birthday celebration will (likely) be void of confetti and cake, there’s still a lot of fun to be had on Kansas Day! Here are some of the best events in Kansas City to celebrate our little rectangular, midwestern paradise.  

 Kansas Day 2019 Eventsdy To Par-Tay
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December 7, 2018
by Danny Chan
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Where to See Christmas Lights in Kansas City

No holiday season is complete until you’ve taken a nighttime drive to check out all the amazing Christmas light displays in Kansas City. There’s just something about all those holiday decorations and lights that make you feel giddy, right? Must be the magic of the season, we suppose. Here are some of our favorite places in Kansas City to see Christmas lights.

Best Kansas City Christmas Lights

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November 19, 2018
by Danny Chan
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Chevy Features Offer Convenience & Safety For People With Disabilities

Since the Americans with Disabilities Act was born in 1990, much effort has been put forth into giving people with disabilities the same opportunities and rights that everyone else has. Overland Park recently gained recognition for fostering an all-inclusive environment for drivers after being named The Best City for People with Disabilities by WalletHub. Of 182 U.S. cities, ours reigned supreme, and that’s something to celebrate.

Chevrolet knows that finding a vehicle equipped with key capabilities can make life easier for everyone. We’ve compiled a helpful list of features on various Chevy models that showcase Chevrolet’s focus on assisting drivers with disabilities.

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October 16, 2018
by Danny Chan
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Benefits of Going Green with a Chevy EV or Chevy Hybrid

Like anything in life, you want to feel proud about the car you’re driving. When you choose to drive an eco-friendly car in Kansas City, you’ll be like a proud parent. Not only will you be saving the environment, but you’ll also be saving green inside your wallet. Let’s examine some of the perks of driving “green.”

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September 17, 2018
by Danny Chan
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How To Get Cheap Tickets To The Hollywood Casino 400

Big NASCAR fan? So are we. The Hollywood Casino 400 is being held at the Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2018, and we can’t wait for the action to commence. The sixth race in the Xfinity Series Playoff, the 400 is sure to feature some aggressive driving from NASCAR’s stars.

Still, you’ll need to spend quite a lot on ticket packages for this NASCAR race in Kansas City—unless you follow our tips to get discounted, cheap, or even free Hollywood Casino 400 tickets!

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August 10, 2018
by Danny Chan
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The 2019 Truck Championship: Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500

It’s definitely the (truck) battle of the century.

Yup, we’re talking about the all-new 2019 Silverado 1500 vs. the 2019 RAM 1500. On one side of the ring, we have the Silverado, a formidable next-generation Chevy truck. On the other side of the ring, we have the rugged RAM, Chrysler’s newest pride and joy. Both claim first-in-class capabilities for 2019, but only one can win this heavyweight contest. Who will it be?

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