McCarthy Morse Chevrolet Blog

June 1, 2016
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Kansas City Concert Calendar: Summer 2016 Edition

With summer comes barbecues, flip-flops, and a ton of incredible concerts in the Kansas City area. Whether you’re a pop fiend, a hip hop fanatic, or rock addict, you’re certain to find a show that’ll make summer that much better. At McCarthy/Morse Chevrolet, we don’t play music for a living – we’re a Chevy dealer near Kansas City, of course – but we can point you toward someone who does, and does it well.


Photo Credit: Silverstein Eye Centers Arena Facebook page

Check out our Kansas City concert calendar below, and save the date on any of these electrifying shows this summer. And if you need a bit more excitement before autumn rolls around, visit our new and used car dealership in Overland Park, KS, to test drive the car of your dreams. Call us at 877-461-6593 or stop by our showroom located at 9201 Metcalf Ave in Overland Park, just a short drive from Kansas City. Continue Reading →

May 1, 2016
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Introducing The 2016 Chevy Equinox: An SUV Phenom

Improving upon its 2015 predecessor, the new 2016 Chevy Equinox received more than just a facelift—it’s been reinvigorated with a certain je ne sais quoi that other crossover SUVs have yet to define, let alone offer.


As a leading Chevy dealer near Kansas City, we at McCarthy/Morse Chevrolet have taken notice of the crossover SUV’s improvements for 2016. From its refreshed exterior and newly designed cabin and dashboard to its powerful engine and feature-rich accommodations, it’s no surprise that the 2016 Chevy Equinox is now second only to the Silverado as Chevrolet’s most popular model. Continue Reading →

April 1, 2016
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The Best Places to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Kansas City

Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8, 2016) is a day we set aside to honor our moms and the many reasons they hold a special place in our hearts. Regardless of where you live in the Kansas City metro area, there is a myriad of ways you can celebrate Mother’s Day.



Mothers and daughters of all ages participate in the Mother’s Day 5K. Photo Credit:

You’ll find Mother’s Day brunches galore, and money-saving discounts on top area attractions. Kansas City’s burgeoning “foodie” scene offers a varied menu of mouth-watering dining options. And mom won’t be lacking for the opportunity to shop or enjoy Kansas City’s outstanding cultural attractions. With so many things to see and do, you may even want to make a weekend of it.

As your hometown Overland Park Chevy dealer, we’re helping you plan your Mother’s Day this year by assembling some of the best ways to give your mom a day she’ll always remember. This is by no means a definitive list, but it should give you some ideas about how to spend this Mother’s Day with the mom or moms in your life. Continue Reading →

March 1, 2016
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The All New 2016 Chevy Silverado: The New Face of Strong

Your preferred new and used Chevrolet Dealership near Kansas City, McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, is proud to welcome the new 2016 Chevy Silverado to Overland Park, Kansas and the Greater Kansas City area.


The all-new, powerful, and captivating 2016 Chevy Silverado exceeds all expectations with its advanced technology and redesigned dynamic exterior build. Branded as “The New Face of Strong,” the 2016 Chevy Silverado sets the bar high, making this rugged and reliable truck the perfect vehicle for both cruising Kansas City streets and for going off road and working hard when you need it. Continue Reading →

February 1, 2016
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New 2017 Chevy Bolt & 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback Electrify 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet amped up the excitement at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit with the high-voltage debut of the technologically advanced 2017 Chevy Bolt electric vehicle and all-new 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback.


Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Alan Batey, President of GM North America, and Mark Reuss, GM’s Executive VP, Global Product Development shared the stage to introduce the new 2017 Chevy Bolt and 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback to the assembled audience of news media and automotive industry executives at the world’s premier international automotive exhibition. Continue Reading →

January 1, 2016
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Introducing the New 2016 Chevy Tahoe SUV from McCarthy Morse

Your hometown Chevy dealership near Kansas City, McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, proudly introduces the superlative new 2016 Chevy Tahoe. With an all-new look and an all-new attitude, the best-selling Chevy Tahoe is one full-size SUV that’s ready take on whatever your life demands of it.

Going head-to-head with some of the best large SUVs on the road, including the Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia, and even the Mercedes-Benz GL, the Tahoe continually scores big with both consumers and the automotive press because of its long list of features, fresh new styling, legendary performance, towing capacity, and overall quality. Continue Reading →

December 1, 2015
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Celebrating “12 Ways” You’ll Love a New Chevy with McCarthy

The holidays are a time of tradition and nostalgia. Here at your hometown Kansas City Chevy dealer, McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, we are reminded of the beloved song “The 12 Days of Christmas.” This whimsical tune with its “partridge in a pear tree,” “10 lords a-leaping,” and “eight maids a milking,” elicits a smile from young and old this time of year.

This delightful Christmas standard got us thinking about the many reasons our customers love their Chevy cars and trucks. So we compiled “12 ways” you’ll love a new Chevrolet, regardless of the season.

  1. You’ll Love the Value

Everybody loves saving money. And at McCarthy Morse Chevrolet you’ll find a wide selection of affordably priced Chevy vehicles that give you exceptional value for your dollar. Take the affordable, well-equipped Chevy Sonic, for example. Designed for today’s crowded urban landscape, the Sonic gives you lots more than you would expect, such as available 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Chevy MyLink infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, 47.7 cubic feet of highly flexible cargo space, and lively performance. The available 1.4-liter turbo engine delivers 138 hp and an EPA-estimated 40 mpg. With a starting MSRP of just $14,345, the Sonic is a lot of fun to drive at a price you can afford. Continue Reading →

November 1, 2015
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10 Tips to “Winterize” Your Chevy From McCarthy Morse Chevrolet

Here at your hometown Kansas City Chevy dealer, McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, we know it’s important to make sure your Chevy is ready to tackle the tough Kansas City winter. Rain, ice snow, and blizzard conditions make driving in our area even more challenging than other seasons. Properly “winterizing” your Chevy is a key to staying safe on our local roadways. So we put together a list of the 10 top things you should do to prepare your Chevy as winter tightens its frosty grip.


Photo Credit: Chris Eason’s Flickr page


  1. Use The Proper Winter-Grade Oil 

Using the wrong kind of oil in the wintertime can decrease performance and increase engine wear. A thinner viscosity oil flows more freely throughout the engine. Refer to your Chevy owner’s manual for more information, or take your Chevy to our Service Department here at McCarthy Morse Chevrolet. We can check and replace the oil for you.
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October 1, 2015
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All-New 2016 Chevy Malibu: Coming Soon to Kansas City

McCarthy Morse Chevrolet, your hometown Kansas City Chevy dealer in Overland Park, Kansas, proudly introduces the bold, beautiful, and exciting new 2016 Chevy Malibu.

Re-imagined For Today’s Discriminating Driver

Chevy has re-imagined the 2016 Malibu with a refreshed, contemporary look, featuring boomerang-shaped LED daytime running lights that set off the Malibu’s low-slung front end. Carefully placed creases and character lines accent the Malibu’s low, sloping hood. The hood bulges just above the slender projector-beam headlights, arching through the “A”-pillar. These lines then carry through to the Malibu’s sculpted rear deck, which now sports an integrated spoiler and large, wedge-shaped taillights. Continue Reading →

September 1, 2015
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The Pros & Cons Of Leasing vs. Buying a Car

Buying a new car is a big decision. There are many things to consider when thinking about your next car purchase. One of the most important decisions you will make is how you intend to pay for your purchase. You have three options: You can pay cash, you can lease, or you can finance your purchase through a bank or lending institution.

As one of the top Chevy dealerships in Kansas City, we here at McCarthy Morse Chevrolet in Overland Park want you to be an informed consumer. It’s our job to make your car buying experience at our Kansas City Chevy dealership pleasant and hassle-free. So we want to break down the key benefits of a Chevrolet lease versus a purchase. Continue Reading →