McCarthy Morse Chevrolet Blog

September 18, 2016
by admin

The 2017 Chevy Traverse: An SUV Engineered for Everyone

Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got. Running errands, commuting to work, and lugging the kids to practices all over Kansas City—it’s a lot to do! With the new 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, you no longer have to feel relegated to a confined crossover or the minivan lifestyle. The Chevy Traverse is beyond spacious and comes packed with goodies for everyone of any age so that you can finally earn some relaxation even when you’re on the move.


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At McCarthy/Morse Chevrolet, we think taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot. As an end to its first-generation model, the 2017 Traverse expands on the last model year’s successes and offers a whole bunch more to assist you during your travels through Kansas City, Leawood, Shawnee, and beyond. So introduce yourself and test drive a Chevrolet Traverse today at McCarthy/Morse Chevy, your trusted new and used car dealer in Overland Park, KS!

New Trim Levels Available

In stride with Chevy’s brand-wide strategy, the Traverse has switched up its trim levels—at least by nomenclature—to include three primary models: Premier, LT, and LS, with the LT and LS trims separated by “sub-trims.”

The base-level LS comes categorized by sub-trims 1SM and 1LS. The 1SM is the Traverse’s entry model, and comes standard with the following: 17-inch steel wheels, roof railings, a bold rear spoiler, AC, the essential 60/40 folding second- and third-row seating, Bluetooth phone connectivity, rearview camera, 6.5-inch touch display, USB audio and additional charging ports, and a 3-month subscription to OnStar with 4G LTE and WiFi connection. Continue Reading →

August 19, 2016
by Danny Chan

Previewing Every Kansas City Chiefs Home Game in 2016

The next four months are bliss if you’re a fan of football. At McCarthy/Morse Chevrolet, we’re more than thrilled to bust out our Chiefs jerseys, dust off our foam arrowhead hats, and grow an Andy Reid-like mustache for the start of the 2016 season. To ramp up the excitement, we wanted to preview the Chiefs’ home games and offer some essential Kansas City football tailgating tips—hint: a 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 isn’t essential, but its towing capacity and EZ-Lift tailgate offer ultimate tailgate convenience—to help you get around Arrowhead Stadium.

Join us in cheering on our Chiefs as they look to go undefeated at home and compete for this year’s trophy!


Sunday, Sept. 11th @ 12:00 PM CST – San Diego Chargers

Rain or shine, the seats at Arrowhead Stadium will be host to 76,000-some-odd butts when the Philip Rivers-led Chargers head into KC on September 11th. Division rivalry aside, San Diego will undoubtedly have a thirst for blood after a disappointing 4 – 12 season and they’ve marked the bullseye on our own Kansas City Chiefs. Will we expand on a superb 2015 campaign and claim the AFC West division in game one? Join KC Wolf and other rabid Chiefs fans to bear witness to the rise of a championship contender.

Tailgating Tip #1: Arrive super early to get in on the action. Gates open by 8:30 AM, and “superfans” typically arrive in the wee hours of the morning, red-painted face and all. It’s all about commitment—something that Kansas City football tailgaters have in spades. Continue Reading →

July 1, 2016
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2016 Chevrolet Cruze vs. Dodge Dart: Winner Takes All

While sales in the compact-sedan market have slowed overall in the last handful of years, mainstays like the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze have helped to keep the segment’s train on track. But riding the coattails of SUVs and the compact’s larger sedan cousins isn’t enough; with the new Chevy Cruze, and in some instances the Dodge Dart, the boundaries of delivering a spacious, feature-filled car that can actually zip have been crossed.


At McCarthy/Morse Chevrolet in Overland Park, KS, we decided to compare these two pillars of the compact car sector and find out, once and for all, which will fall short, and which will hold up the championship belt. Ready for the results? Continue Reading →

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 →