Get Your Timing Belt Questions Answered

Routine maintenance is one thing—but have you ever considered when it's time for a timing belt replacement? The timing belt is the key to your engine functioning properly and has a lifestyle of somewhere between 60,000-miles and 100,000-miles. For a more specific estimate, consult our service team or the owners' manual in your vehicle.

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Tackle Your Commute in a Chevy Malibu

With the impressive new Chevy Malibu in your driveway, you can elevate your commute to new heights. This luxurious sedan brings style and functionality to every drive, toting a long list of features you'll appreciate whether you're embarking on a new adventure or simply taking a trip to the grocery store. With up to 250-horsepower output, and an EPA-estimated 36-miles-per-gallon on the highway, this sedan may be compact, but it certainly packs a punch.

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Go Electric With A New Chevy Bolt EV

These days, it's not such a rare sight to see an electric vehicle out on the streets of Avon, IN. Now well into its fifth year of production, the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV is poised to take on an even larger share of the market thanks to its impressive electric driving range and responsive performance.

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The Wonders of Winter Tires

At Champion Chevrolet, we think winter tires are very important. They are the proper tires for Avon winters.

Tires are built and marketed for specific road conditions. The well-known tires that cover the widest set of conditions are all-season tires. During warm and temperate weather, these tires perform admirably. As winter arrives, all-season tires lose some of their traction capabilities. Winter's low temperatures harden all-season tires' rubber. Meanwhile, the rubber compounds on winter tires are formulated to stay soft in freezing weather. 

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Top Tips for Preventing Salt Corrosion Here in Avon

No one wants to slip and slide around on icy roads. That does not stop most of us from complaining about the salt on the roads, however. At Champion Chevrolet, we want to do our part to help our community prevent salt corrosion.

Wash your vehicle as often as possible, and be sure to do it by hand. Why? Many car washes use repurposed water, which may actually have road salt in it from the last few vehicles that were washed there. You are better off doing it at home and using two buckets - one for the initial rinse and…

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Consider the Safety Features of the Chevrolet Equinox

Champion Chevrolet knows that safety is an important consideration when you choose a vehicle. At our dealership here in Avon the Chevrolet Equinox remains a popular SUV thanks in part to its impressive safety features. Here's a quick look.

The driver assistance features on the Chevrolet Equinox include Forward Collision Alert and Automatic Emergency Braking. Chevrolet understands that no driver is perfect. With driver assistance safety features you have enhanced awareness. The few seconds of reaction time that are saved by these features may help save lives.

 

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Discover the Dependable, Stylish Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevrolet Colorado offers all the functionality that you would expect from a pick-up truck without sacrificing anything when it comes to appearance and visual appeal. The latest Colorado line-up has arrived at Champion Chevrolet, and our team is ready to answer all your questions about its performance, safety and interior amenities today.

The Colorado’s aerodynamic profile and boldly sculpted grille convey the impression that it’s prepared to tackle any challenge. 

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Is Winter Car Care Past Due?

All-season tires might not be right for snowy weather, and the same may be true of standard windshield wiper blades. A switch to snow tires and more durable winter blades seems like a good idea. What about putting a jacket, blanket, water, and survival kit in the trunk. You never know what could happen on a winter road.

A car might stall for many reasons, including a dead battery or running out of fuel. Getting the battery serviced or replaced before winter arrives and following the rule of always keeping the tank half-full might mitigate problems.

 

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What Work Do Brake Pads Handle?

Brake pads go into action soon after a driver puts a foot down on the pedal. It takes a slight amount of time because brake pads aren't the first components engaged by the pedal. Several parts go to work to perform their duties before the brake pads do theirs. And what is the brake pads job?

Brake pads utilize a mix of pressure and friction to slow down the vehicle's rotors. Rotors, those shiny metal discs near the wheels, spin with the wheels. When the rotors stop spinning, so do the vehicle's wheels. Brake pads bring the…

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