How to Use the Advanced Trailering System in Your Chevy Truck

The new hassle-free Advanced Trailering System is one of the best additions to the Chevrolet truck lineup. If you’re curious about how to unlock to all the capability of this impressive towing functionality, here’s a quick rundown of what it entails. 

  • Custom Trailer Profiles: ATS features the capability to add custom trailer profiles to allow you to monitor each trailer’s mileage or maintenance requirements. You can make up to five profiles using the in-cabin app, and you have the versatility to create even more when utilizing the myChevrolet app.
  • Hitch Guidance: Built to facilitate ease-of-use whenhooking up your trailer to your truck, Hitch Guidance with Hitch View system offers visual guidance for a typically difficult task. Hitch Guidance provides dynamic backup lines and a high-definition look at your truck’s hitch so you can connect your trailer right the first time.
  • Light Test: Before taking off on a long voyage with your trailer, it’s imperative to make sure the lights are functioning properly. The Advanced Trailering System features a light test capability that allows you to check the lights on your trailer yourself from the comfort of your cabin. After running the test, you’ll have a full diagnostic report on the status of your trailer’s lights.

Contact Dave Kehl Chevrolet in Mechanicsburg today if you’d like a hands-on demonstration of the versatile Advanced Trailering System. Once you see how easy Chevy makes hard work look, you’ll never want to drive anything else. 

How Much Can the Chevrolet Silverado Tow?

If the difficult spring has you pining for a camping trip this summer, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado lineup has what it takes to put social distance between you and civilization. The Chevrolet Silverado can tow your trailers, campers, boats, RVs, and assorted other adventure toys to your summertime getaway with ease — you just need to figure out how much power you need.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 boasts an available 6.2-liter V8 that puts out more power than any other V8 engine in the segment. It also delivers more towing capability, pushing the Silverado 1500 to max trailering of 13,400 pounds.* Add in best-in-class cargo bed volume with Durabed, and the Silverado is a solid choice for loading up for a weekend adventure

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Need more power? You’ve got it with the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD, which gives you the might of the legendary 6.6-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel and all the abilities that come with it. When properly equipped, the Silverado 2500 HD can tow up to 18,510 pounds, making it great for towing an RV that can sleep your whole family in comfort.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

Got big plans for the summer? The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD is happy to oblige with up to 35,500 pounds of max towing capability. That’s a full 52 percent more power than the 2500 HD and likely more than enough muscle for whatever summer plans you have in mind.

Trailering is easy with a Chevrolet, and it’s easy to get your hands on the right truck for you at Dave Kehl Chevrolet. We’re here for all of your needs in challenging times, and we’re only a phone call or an email away.

*Requires Silverado 1500 Double Cab Standard Bed RST 4×4 with available 6.2L V8 engine, Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

**Requires Silverado 2500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed with 17-inch and available fifth-wheel/gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.***Requires Silverado 3500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the

Tips for Tailgating in Your Truck

Tips for Tailgating | Mechanicsburg, OH

The beginning of autumn signals the onset of football season. Tailgating is a popular activity for fans that want to pair their favorite foods and beverages with game-day exhilaration. If you’re new to the pastime or need a refresher on how to do it the right way, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when tailgating in your truck this fall.

Before the game

Keep the following items stored in a toolbox, either in the backseat area or the truck bed, so you’ll be ready at a moment’s notice for the next tailgating event:

  • Sunscreen
  • Trash bags
  • Tongs
  • Masking tape
  • Basting brush
  • Your favorite condiments, spices, and seasonings
  • Wet wipes
  • Spatulas
  • Plastic zip bags
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothpicks
  • Paper towels
  • Mini flashlight
  • Wooden skewers
  • Permanent marker
  • Can opener
  • Bottle opener
  • Poncho

During the game

Stay safe and maximize your fun when tailgating by observing the following rules.

  • Show up a few hours earlier than game time, to claim a good spot in the parking lot.
  • Have each member of your tailgating party bring enough alcohol for four people, to ensure that you have a sufficient supply during the game.
  • Drink only from your tailgate, even if there are other sports fans nearby that are rooting for your team.
  • Keep pickup games to a minimum, to avoid sabotaging other tailgaters parties and grill sessions.
  • Clean up after yourself by bringing a few garbage bags and using them.

If you’re in need of a new tailgating vehicle this fall, stop by Dave Kehl Chevrolet. We’ll help you find the right Colorado or Silverado 1500 to suit your lifestyle and enhance your tailgating parties.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Available Now at Dave Kehl Chevrolet

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD | Mechanicsburg, OH
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD | Mechanicsburg, OH

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the launch of the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD since the world got its first look at the next-generation heavy-duty truck this past winter. The seasons have changed — thankfully for those of us who love summer — and now the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD is available in Mechanicsburg at Dave Kehl Chevrolet.

If you’re not already excited about the new Silverado 2500HD and Silverado 3500HD, you should be. This is the strongest and most capable Silverado HD ever built, not to mention the most ruggedly good-looking. It features an all-new 6.6-liter V8, a new Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission for the legendary Duramax® Turbo-Diesel, an Autotrac® active two-speed transfer case for 4×4 models, and the heavy-duty version of the new Durabed cargo box.

Do you like the sound of 35,500 pounds of max trailering potential? How about 910 lb-ft of diesel torque perfect for getting big jobs done with ease? Or maybe you’re interested in getting a truck that can get down and dirty off-road during your weekend? The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD has you covered.

But you don’t have to take our word for it. Simply stop into Dave Kehl Chevrolet in Mechanicsburg. Not only will you discover why we’re the first name in Chevrolet Trucks in Central Ohio, but you’ll also get some hands-on experience with this incredible new truck.

*Requires 3500HD Regular Cab Long Box 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 and Gooseneck hitch. Regular Cab Late Availability. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.