Vehicle Profile: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu – “The Sedan For Everyone”

2015_malibu_bostonThe 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, on sale here Mirak Chevrolet. (Boston Area Chevrolet Dealer), is the all-American midsize sedan that’s packed with features and style. The Malibu plays in a competitive field, but it’s a perfect package, with outstanding efficiency, plenty of performance and a roomy interior.

To cover all the bases, the Malibu (MSRP from $22,340) comes six ways:

The Malibu LS carries a standard Ecotec ®  2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. With direct injection, this engine is a strong motivator, delivering 196 hp and 191 lb/ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is partnered with the engine, sending power to the front wheels. New fuel-saving engine stop/start technology is also standard, as is a revised suspension that improves ride and handling. While offering excellent passenger room, the Malibu is also efficient, delivering EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. That kind of economy gets a lot of miles out of the standard 15.8 gallon fuel tank in the LS.

The Malibu LS also features 16-inch alloy wheels, a chrome-highlighted front grille, solar-absorbing glass and a six-speaker audio system with Bluetooth ® . The driver gets treated to convenience features, too. The driver’s seat features two-way power height adjustment, and the multifunction steering wheel carries audio and cruise controls. The reassurance and convenience of OnStar ®  is standard, and a six-month trial of Directions & Connections services is included.

chevy malibu_bostonThe Malibu 1LT enhances the driving experience with the addition of Chevrolet MyLink. MyLink puts you in control of your technology. The system pairs with your device and offers Bluetooth ®  streaming for audio. A seven-inch color touch-screen is your window into control of vehicle functions and infotainment, and it offers easy integration with apps like Pandora ®  and Stitcher ™ , plus USB connectivity and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Using MyLink is as easy as talking to a co-pilot with its enhanced voice control by Nuance ® , and it can even read text messages to you and respond with predetermined messages, helping you keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

Other Malibu 1LT features include heated body-color exterior mirrors with integral turn signal repeaters, projector headlamps, and a larger, 18.5 gallon fuel tank for a highway range that stretches to 650 miles. Inside, the Malibu 1LT features carpeted floor mats, premium cloth upholstery and ambient lighting.

2015_malibu_boston The Malibu 2LT heads upscale. Standard 18-inch alloy wheels and foglamps enhance the exterior, and inside, you’ll find an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. A remote starter system is also standard. While the 196-hp 2.5-liter ECOTEC ®  four-cylinder is plenty powerful, there’s a lot more muscle to be had beneath the hood of the Malibu 3LT. Featuring a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine with direct fuel injection and variable valve timing, the Malibu 3LT hits the road with 259 hp and a whopping 295 lb/ft of torque.   2014 Chevrolet Malibu Near Boston 2015-chevy-malibu-boston

If you want your Malibu to be a luxury car, then the LTZ is for you. The Malibu 1LTZ treats you to heated leather seats and exterior enhancements that include 18-inch machine-spoke aluminum wheels, LED taillamps and chrome door handles.

Want to combine all the luxury with all the performance? That’s the Malibu 2LTZ, which underscores all the standard luxury features with the direct injected and turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. Malibu 2LTZ trims also get a sunroof as standard equipment, as well.

Which ever Malibu you pick, they’ll all deliver comfortable accommodations for up to five occupants. Standard safety features include 10 airbags, Brake Assist, safety belt pretensioners, and the peace of mind of OnStar. A Rear Vision Camera is also available on its own or as part of the Power Convenience Package. Other packages include the Electronics and Entertainment Package, which includes a Pioneer ®  nine-speaker premium audio system, 120-volt power outlet and universal remote. The LTZ Premium Package features high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, push-button access and keyless start with passive entry, and driver’s seat and power mirror memory. The Advanced Safety Package bundles Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Side Blind Zone Alert/Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and a Rear View Camera. So you’re never lost, the MyLink ®  system can be enhanced with navigation.

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is the solid bedrock of the midsize sedan segment. Every trim is well-equipped, and quality is outstanding. It’s a classic case of getting the most for your money, and that’s never a bad thing. Come in to see and drive the 2014 Chevy Malibu today. Great car for anyone in the Boston Area.

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Boston Area Body Shop: Collision Repair at Mirak



Mirak Collision Center has decades of experience. No job is too Big  or too Small. Contact us before you do anything. Our Team of experts know how to make this easy and cost efficient. We have loads of experience with all major insurance companies.Some matters are  simple to repair and may not require involving your insurance. If you have any questions or are in need of any auto body repair work please contact us .

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“My car was hit-and-run while parked, and my insurance company sent me to Mirak for the estimate and repairs. The staff was friendly and helpful, and I got my car back only a day after the original estimated completion date. (Turns out the bumper needed to be replaced. not just fixed.) When I got the car back I found that they had cleaned the interior, which was a nice surprise, though I wish I would have known so I could have requested that they not use the fake cherry air freshener–I have chemical sensitivities and the scent is just now starting to fade about a week later. Overall, though, I’m very happy with the work that was done.”

Joseph M.

Arlington MA

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Boston: Towing will now be up to 12,000 Pounds


The 2015 Silverado 1500 in the Boston Area will be available with a number of features engineered for serious towing:

  • The available 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 is the most powerful engine offered in any light-duty pickup, with 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Like other EcoTec3 engines, it combines proven performance with advanced fuel-saving technologies, seamlessly switching to four cylinders to improve efficiency in light-load driving.
  • The available NHT max trailering package includes a 9.76-inch rear axle, heavy-duty rear springs, revised shock tuning for increased control, enhanced cooling, and an integrated trailer brake controller. Also included is an automatic locking rear differential, trailer hitch, and bumper-mounted 4- and 7-pin connectors.
  • Combined, the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 and max trailering package will give the 2015 Silverado 1500 2WD double-cab a 12,000 pound trailer weight rating.  The comparable 4×4 version will have a trailer weight rating of 11,900 pounds.
  • Silverado’s standard 4.3L EcoTec3 V-6 and available 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 also will offer significant towing capability for 2015, with maximum available trailer weight ratings of 11,200 pounds for the 5.3L V-8 and 7,600 pounds for the V-6. (SAE J2807; see attached Trailering Tables for details.)


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GM Educator Discount Program for Boston Area School Employees


Mirak Chevrolet is happy to announce the GM Educator Discount program, which will offer price cuts on most 2014 and 2015 Chevrolet vehicles to teachers and other employees of either public or private schools.

The program will allow school employees to buy or lease up to two discounted vehicles.

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse near Boston – Chevy Dealer in MA

Vehicle Profile: 2014 Chevrolet Traverse 

Ferry the family in safety and comfort

2014_Chevrolet_Traverse_bostonThe Chevrolet Traverse, on sale here at our dealership, is one the most refined, spacious and safest ways to transport up to eight people. With new safety technology and two years or 24,000 miles of free factory scheduled maintenance, the 2014 Traverse is the smart choice for the value-conscious driver. New for 2014, the Chevrolet Traverse (MSRP $30,795) offers Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning systems.

Utilizing a high-resolution camera and various sensors, the 2014 Traverse can tell if you are getting too close to vehicles ahead, and if  you are entering another lane without signaling. These two systems, plus available Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and standard features like StabiliTrak electronic stability control, a Rear Vision Camera, four-wheel antilock brakes and a tire pressure monitoring system, make the Traverse one of the safest vehicles on the road.The Traverse also features the industry’s first front-center airbag.

2014_Chevrolet_Traverse_near_bostonThe Traverse seats up to eight and is well-equipped, offering plenty of comfort and convenience features like a heated steering wheel, child-friendly SmartSlide second-row bench or SmartSlide captain’s chairs seating, an available rear-seat DVD entertainment system and a power liftgate. Also new for 2014 are a pair of USB charging ports, located at the rear of the center console for easy second-row access, for charging many of today’s popular electronic devices. Premium materials, soft-touch surfaces, contrasting stitching and available blue ambient lighting provide an air of luxury to a cabin that is also extremely practical thanks to its class-leading passenger and cargo volume.

Whether you are carrying people or stuff, nothing holds more than the Traverse. Cargo capacity measures 24.4 cubic feet behind the third row, 70.3 cubic feet behind the second row and 116.3 cubic feet behind the first row. On the technology front, the Traverse features a 6.5-inch touch-screen Color Touch radio with available Chevrolet MyLink or MyLink with Navigation. You can take the power of standard OnStar with you using the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app and your smartphone.

RemoteLink allows you to remotely lock and unlock doors, send directions to the car, access vehicle information and perform other functions. The available FamilyLink service allows you to monitor the location of the vehicle online or via location alerts. Keep track of your young drivers, start your car on the cold morning or track down a stolen vehicle, all with the power of your phone and OnStar . The 3.6-liter V6 in the Traverse uses advanced engine technologies like direct injection and continuously variable valve timing to increase power and efficiency. The result is a maximum of 288 hp and 270 lb/ft of torque that’s routed through a six-speed automatic transmission with improved shift feel. Thanks to its efficient powertrain and aerodynamic shape, the Traverse returns an EPA-estimated 24 mpg highway.

You can choose standard front-wheel drive or the available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, and a maximum towing capacity of up to 5,200 pounds even more value and versatility. The new exterior design of the Traverse is more than aerodynamic; with a power dome hood, wheel sizes up to 20-inches and bold front fascia, the Traverse looks aggressive and sporty. Sculpted front corners, streamlined headlamps and chrome details add touches of luxury and refinement, and a wide selection of paint colors lets you tailor your Traverse to match your personal style. In their Traverse review,  Automobile Magazine  editors said, “After the superb re-styling and other upgrades, we don’t hesitate to call it a winner and won’t be surprised if this excellent vehicle, eyes glinting afresh, helps itself to an even greater share of the large crossover segment.” Class-leading space; a thoughtful, refined and family-friendly cabin; effortless performance; industry-leading safety features; a five-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty and two years/24,000 miles of scheduled maintenance coverage make the Chevrolet Traverse a leader in the segment and vehicle worthy of your trust.   See Chevy Complete Care Come in today to see and drive the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse.

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro in Boston – Beats the Competition Again

2014_chevy_camaro_bostonThe new Chevrolet Camaro, with its 5-Star Safety Rating, has beaten the competition again for sales during the month of June, 2014. (In fact, the Camaro won for the third straight month.)

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The 2014 Chevy Camaro in Boston is proving to  be very popular, and it’s not  hard to  see why. Click here to learn more about the exciting new Chevy Camaro.




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2015 Chevrolet Equinox Coming Soon to the Boston Area – With standard Built-In Wi-Fi Hotspot

  2015_Chevrolet_Equinox_Boston_maThe popular Chevy Equinox crossover vehicle rolls into 2015 with new connectivity features that help Boston Area drivers maintain their active lifestyles. This will include OnStar with 4G LTE and standard built-in Wi-Fi hotpot. This provides a mobile hub for drivers and passengers to stay connected. The hotspot is on whenever the car is on and comes with a three-month/three-gigabyte data trial.

Chevrolet MyLink is standard on LT and LTZ models, with navigation available on LTZ and 2LT. Each one is integrated with Equinox’s advanced audio system.

Enhanced connectivity and convenience with MyLink includes text message support and Siri Eyes Free. With text message support, the driver can be alerted to new messages and can have them read aloud, view and respond to them (functionality depends on the smartphone). Siri Eyes Free enables iPhone4S and iPhone 5 users to access Siri via the steering wheel controls and check calendar entries, have text messages read and respond to them, place calls or call up music.

Android phone users can also use the steering wheel controls to access their phone’s voice recognition features.


  Additional MyLink features include:

    Hands-free voice control system powered by Nuance®, which allows simple voice commands to initiate phone calls and select radio stations or media from portable MP3 players and smart phones.
    Pandora Internet radio and Stitcher SmartRadio allow users to create personalized radio stations based on favorite artists or genres. MyLink integrates control of both of these apps for a driver-directed listening experience.
    Gracenote® identifies the music collection on the driver’s USB device, MP3 player or smart phone and presents information such as artist name, genres and album cover art on the MyLink screen
    USB connectivity adds the ability to play music files directly from flash memory devices, and gives the customer the ability to update MyLink with future enhancements.

Complementing MyLink to enhance Equinox’s connectivity is new OnStar with 4G LTE and standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot. It provides a mobile hub for Boston Area drivers and passengers to stay connected. The hotspot is on whenever the vehicle is on and comes with a three-month/three-gigabyte data trial.


4G LTE is the most current and fastest mobile data network – 10 times faster than 3G and 100 times faster than the previous generation of OnStar hardware. And with OnStar, it also offers stronger, broader coverage than smartphones on the same network and it’s easy to use: If the vehicle is on, the connection is on.

At the time of purchase, six months OnStar Directions and Connections includes all of OnStar’s advisor-based safety and security features, including Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Assistance, as well as Turn-by-Turn navigation.

Five years of OnStar Basic Plan includes RemoteLink Key Fob Services, allowing owners to remotely start and lock/unlock a car (if properly equipped), and activate the horn and lights from anywhere with a data connection. It also includes OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, which runs monthly checks of a vehicle’s engine, transmission, anti-lock brakes and more, and Dealer Maintenance Notification, which sends a diagnostic report directly to a preferred dealer to simplify service scheduling.



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“You Can Drive a Chevy” – Back in the Boston Area @ Mirak Chevrolet


Mirak Chevrolet is committed to helping good people like you get a car loan. Having good credit and a large down payment can be a big help. But not everyone has perfect credit, and sometimes a big down payment is not easy. To help our customers get the financing they need, we are proud to announce the return of the You Can Drive a Chevy” program. 


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All-New 2015 Chevrolet Trax Coming to the Boston Area


Coming soon: an all-new Chevolet model- the 2015 Chevy Trax. It’s going to have great gas mileage, All-Wheel drive- and it’s even going to be its own powerful Hotspot.

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How to find Mirak Chevrolet from Nearby Towns


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