MONTHLY ARCHIVES: JUNE 2016

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Chevy Spark

With today’s technology, people integrate their entire lives into their smart phones. They control their finances, business endeavors, and event their household functions through a press of a button. This year, Chevrolet has bought into the whole smart phone integration by developing the 2016 Chevrolet Spark to have the same technology that makes smart phone integration possible. Through this technology, users will be able to control almost everything in the spark except the steering actual physical control of the vehicle. Aside from this impressive technology, the 2016 Spark also offers the same performance, reliability, and safety as it always does. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the best dealership to visit is Baier Automotive who regularly offers the most affordable rates. Here are other features that make the Spark one of the best subcompacts this year.

ENGINE

The 2016 Chevrolet Spark 1LT has double the engine and double the power. Its small body frame is ignited by an extremely powerful and economic 1.4 liter 4-cylinder engine that gathers power immediately and keeps it. This engine allows the vehicle to operate on 98 horsepower with 94 pound feet of torque. An enhancement that Chevrolet has made with the Spark’s engine is a Continuously Variable Timing transmission that allows the vehicle to have excellent fuel ratings 

DESIGN

The 2016 Chevy Spark has more or less retained its design from last year. It still has a front bumper that sports Halogen headlights, daytime running lamps, and automatic fog lights. Supporting the Spark 1LT on each side are four 15” alloy wheels that compliment body-colored side mirrors. In addition, these side mirrors have their own power-heated features that are very useful for driving under colder temperatures. Finally, the back of vehicle features an automatic tailgate release powered by remote keyless entry.

Stepping inside the cabin of the Spark is a very surprising experience as the vehicle has a lot of space to go with cargo room. The cabin is equipped to fit up to 5 passengers on front and rear leather seats that provide ergonomic lumbar support. The cabin also has multiple instruments such as:

  • Multiple Cup Holders
  • Storage Compartments
  • Cargo Space
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks

TECHNOLOGY

The 2016 Spark 1LT has a lot of modern technology. It has remote keyless entry system that allows users to ignite the vehicle engine by means of an automatic push start button located in the vehicle’s ignition. This system also allows users to automatically lock and unlock car doors and trunk via key automatic key fob sensing. It also has power- heated side-mirrors that prevent the accumulation of smog when the vehicle is driven under freezing temperatures. Other exterior tech features boasted by the Spark 1LT are:

  • Rear View Camera. Captures clear video feed of the vehicle’s rear and transmits live video feed to the MyLink Entertainment System for safe backup parking.
  • OnStar Automatic Crash Response System. Alert OnStar operators to dispatch emergency assistance to the location of an accident.
  • Backup Sensors. Chime in alert sounds that guide users in parking safely.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring. Sensor located outside the Spark that prevents collision with adjacent vehicles in a blind zone.  

The technology of the spark even extends inside the vehicle with amazing features such as:

  • Chevrolet MyLink Audio System
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Multiple fuel gauges and odometers.
  • Tilt-telescopic steering wheel that contains numerous controls such as audio volume, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary, and cruise control.

SAFETY FEATURES

To protect the vehicle and its passengers constantly, Chevrolet has included the required safety features on the Spark 1LT. It has an anti-theft alarm system that protects the vehicle’s exterior. In the event of a vehicular theft, the system disengages an engine immobilizer that suspends engine activation temporarily. The vehicle even has daytime running headlamps for better on-road visibility. It also has other safety features such as:

  • 4-wheel ABS. This feature works to prevent the vehicle’s brakes from locking under any driving terrain.
  • Electronic Brake Distribution. Evenly distributes brake pressure on all vehicle wheels to provide further brake stability.
  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System. Automatically alerts users of low tire air on all four wheels.
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control. This feature keeps the vehicle’s suspension stable at all times regardless of the driving terrain.

Keeping all passengers safe inside the Spark 1LT are essential safety features such as:

  • Front Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks

Baierl Automotive is located in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Serving North Hills, Franklin Park, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Cranberry, Mars, Zelienople, Butler and all of Greater Pittsburgh, PA. Driven to be better.


This entry was posted in Baierl Automotive and tagged Chevy, Chevy spark, new chevy, chevy compact car, chevy dealer, subcompact cars, on 06/21/2016 at 10:35 AM

Kia Rio

2016 Kia Rio

The 5 door sedan known as the Kia Rio is an ideal car to own for those who live on a budget. The vehicle offers one of the best fuel economy ratings that go very well with its amazing engine and modern technology. Starting off at a base price of just $14,165, the Rio is perfect for economical people. In Cranberry, PA, Baierl Automotive has all trim configurations of the 2016 Kia Rio. Visit this dealership as soon as possible because they offer the Rio with a lot of good promo deals. Here are some features of the EX trim.

ENGINE

As the 2016 Kia Rio EX has an engine suitable for a much larger vehicle, users can expect a lot of speed. What makes the Rio even more appealing is the fact that it is one of the more fuel efficient compact sedans in the segment. It has a 1.6 liter Inline 4-cylinder engine that propels the vehicle at maximum speeds of 138 horsepower with 123 pound feet of torque. This engine is also design to provide valuable fuel economy with its 6-speed shift-able automatic transmission and variable valve timing.

Exterior Design

Looking at the Rio’s exterior, there is a lot of cool features that add an element of sportiness to the vehicle. The Rio EX has front end bumper consisting of a chrome accented grille, halogen headlights and projector-beam fog lights. Moving to each side of the vehicle, the Rio EX sports 16” aluminum wheels that match well with body-colored side mirrors. Finally, in the back of the vehicle is an automatic tailgate release that is powered by Kia’s remote keyless entry system. This system also simultaneously powers all vehicle doors automatically.

Interior Design

Moving inside the interior of the sedan, there is enough room for 5 passengers as well as cargo space for personal items. The cabin of the vehicle cabin has leather front and rear seats with built in adjustment features and even have ergonomic lumbar support to provide posture comfort for passengers. In addition, the cabin also features a lot of utility in the form of:

  • Multiple Cup Holders
  • Storage Compartments
  • Cargo Space
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks

Exterior Tech

As Kia is one of the more technologically advanced car manufacturers, the Rio boasts a lot of interior and exterior technology worth praising. Outside, the sedan has Remote Keyless Entry, which utilizes integrated key fob sensing that powers all vehicle doors and tailgate release simultaneously. It also features technology such as:

  • Backup Sensors. To provide further assistance in parking, the Rio has multiple backup sensors that conveniently guide users in parking in tight spaces.
  • Rear View Camera. Assisting drivers in parking is a rear view camera found in the vehicle’s rear bumper. This camera transmits live video feed of the car’s rear to the Kia UVO entertainment screen to assist drivers in backing up.
  • Front Collision Warning. Sensors in the front of the vehicle that warn users when the vehicle is in close proximity with another vehicle or object.

Interior Tech

Inside the Rio, there are tech features such as:

  • Multi-instrument Front Panel that includes:
  • Clock
  • Fuel
  • Odometer
  • Tilt-telescopic steering wheel that contains numerous controls such as audio volume, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary, and cruise control.
  • UVO Entertainment System
  • LCD Touch-Screen
  • CD Player
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • USB and Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

Safety Features

With its technology features, the Rio EX also comes complete with safety features. It has an Anti-theft Alarm System which acts to effectively monitor all outdoor movement and warns users in the event of vehicular break-in. This system automatically arms an engine immobilizer that automatically suspends all engine functions in the event of vehicular theft. Other exterior safety technology features for the Rio are:

  • Daytime Running Headlights. To provide more visibility for the Rio during the day, the vehicle has daytime running headlights.
  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System. The fit has an integral tire-pressure monitoring system that warns users of insufficient tire air. 
  • Lane Departure Sensors. The Fit has multiple sensors located in its exterior to alert drivers when their vehicle changes lanes.
  • Anti-Lock Braking System. This prevents the wheels from skidding on the road during braking. 
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control. This feature ensures a stable suspension system regardless of the driving terrain.
  • Electronic Brake Distribution. Evenly distributes brake pressure on all vehicle wheels to provide further brake stability. 

Inside the vehicle, the Rio EX also has a lot of safety features such as:

  • Multiple Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks 

Baierl Automotive is located in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Serving North Hills, Franklin Park, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Cranberry, Mars, Zelienople, Butler and all of Greater Pittsburgh, PA. Driven to be better.


This entry was posted in Baierl Automotive and tagged new kia, kia rio, kia cars, kia dealership, new car dealer, subcompact cars, on 06/17/2016 at 8:11 AM

 Subaru Impreza

2016 Subaru Impreza

 All-wheel drive vehicles are one of the best vehicles to drive because of their traction brilliance and all-around maneuvering. The problem with finding good all-wheel drive vehicles is not too many of the top manufacturers have them available in sedan, SUV, CUV forms. With Subaru vehicles, all-wheel drive is a common feature and for sedan lovers, the Impreza lives up to its name as it has engine performance and fuel economy that integrates with a lot of technology and utility. In Wexford, PA, Baierl Automotive has all trim levels of the Impreza. Best of all, consumers can avail of many promos and discounts with their Impreza. Here are some features of the 2.0i Premium.

Engine

The first feature highlight of the 2016 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium is its powerful and efficient 2.0 liters and 4-cylinder engine that allows it to travel with 148 horsepower with 145 pound feet of torque. The engine of the Impreza has been modified with continuously variable valve timing as well all-wheel drive capabilities that aid the sedan at providing the most optimal fuel efficiency.

Stylish Design Features

The Impreza is a very sexy sedan to say the least as it has a sharp and long body frame that contains many cool angular lines that add sportiness into its good looks. The exterior design of the Impreza 2.0i begins with a front end bumper highlighted by multi-reflector halogen headlights and automatic fog lights. On the sides of the focus are four four 17” aluminum alloy wheels and body colored side-mirrors with folding features. In the back of the Impreza 2.0i Premium, the sedan has an automatic trunk release powered by remote keyless entry. This system also powers all vehicle doors automatically.

Moving inside the Impreza, up to 5 passengers can fit with with extra headroom and legroom to spare. The cabin of the vehicle has many amazing features that include front and rear leather seats designed with ergonomic back support. These seats even have automatic and manual control settings for easy adjustment to any body size. In addition, the Impreza has other interior features worth mentioning. These are:

  • Multiple Cup Holders
  • Storage Compartments
  • Cargo Space
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks

Electronic Impreza Features

To improve the vehicle’s user experience dramatically, Subaru has packed the Impreza with many modern interior and exterior tech features. Outside, the Impreza has automatic door and trunk release functions powered by its smart keyless entry system that relies on key fob sensing that requires users having their vehicle keys with them at all times. The vehicle also has power side mirrors with automatic folding features that are controlled inside the vehicle’s cabin. Furthermore, the Impreza has other fine exterior technology such as:

  • Rear View Camera. Transmit video feed of the vehicle’s rear to the Subaru StarLink entertainment system.
  • Backup Sensors. Aiding drivers on the road are multiple backup sensors that guide users in parking their vehicle’s in reverse.
  • Forward Collision Warning. The Impreza 2.0i Premium also has front-bumper sensors that monitor the front of the vehicle. These sensors alert drivers when the vehicle approaches another vehicle in dangerous proximities.

Inside the vehicle, there are also many tech features such as:

  • Subaru StarLink entertainment Audio System
  • Multiple fuel gauges and odometers.
  • Tilt-telescopic steering wheel that contains numerous controls such as audio volume, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary, and cruise control.
  • Linearthronic CVT Paddle Shifters that allow alternative gear control of the vehicle.

Safety in the Subaru

To keep the vehicle and its passengers safe on the road, Subaru has concentrated a lot of effort into upgrading the Impreza’s safety features. It has an anti-theft alarm system that monitors all outside movement. In the event of vehicular theft, the system automatically equips an engine immobilizing feature that suspends all engine operations temporarily. It also utilizes daytime running headlights to keep the vehicle visible while being operated on the road during daytime. Other Exterior tech features provided by this sedan are:

  • Electronic Brake Distribution. Evenly distributes brake pressure on all vehicle wheels to provide further brake stability. 
  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System. Automatically alerts users of low tire air on all four wheels.
  • Anti-lock Brakes. Keeps the vehicle stable while braking or slowing down.
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control. Keeps the vehicle’s suspension stable at all times regardless of the driving terrain.
  • The safety features inside the Impreza are:
  • Multiple Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks 

Baierl Automotive is located in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Serving North Hills, Franklin Park, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Cranberry, Mars, Zelienople, Butler and all of Greater Pittsburgh, PA. Driven to be better.


This entry was posted in Baierl Automotive and tagged new subaru, new car, subaru impreza, new sedan, new car dealer, subaru dealer, on 06/17/2016 at 8:09 AM

Ford Taurus

New Ford Taurus

There is a lot of hype surrounding the all-new 2016 Ford Taurus, which has been converted from a compact sedan to a family sedan recently. The honest truth about the Taurus is that it deserves the hype. Many even consider the vehicle to be underrated because it contains so many gems that make its base price of $27,110 seem like a steal. It has ample cabin room, to go with a very powerful and economic engine. It also contains all the essential safety features that integrate very well with its advanced technology. For those in the market for a family sedan this year in Pittsburgh, PA, visit Baierl Automotive. This dealership not only has all Taurus trim configurations available; they also provide discounts and promos with their vehicles. Here are some features of the SEL trim.

Taurus Engine

The 2016 Ford Taurus has received high ratings from car experts such as Kelley Blue Book and Edmunds this year largely because of the vehicle’s amazing performance, which is a testament to its amazing engine design. The sedan has a 3.5 liter Inline V6 engine that lets the vehicle travel on maximum speeds of 288 horsepower with 254 pound feet of torque. The Taurus also features a 6-speed automatic transmission and variable valve timing that permits the vehicle to save considerably on fuel consumption.

Full Design

For 2016, ford decided to design the Taurus in a more classy and elegant route. The vehicle has a timeless exterior design that starts off with front bumper grille that holds HID headlights and automatic fog lights. On the right and left side of the vehicle, the Taurus sports massive 18” alloy wheels that match well with body-colored side mirrors. These side mirrors also have available mini turn-signal indicators on higher models. Moving to the rear of the vehicle, there are chrome dual-exhaust tips underneath to improve exhaust air circulation.

Moving inside the very spacious cabin of the Taurus, up to 5 passengers can fit with spare headroom and legroom. The cabin is decked with front and rear leather seats that are designed with adjustable features as well as ergonomic lumbar support to provide ideal posture support on long road trips. The vehicle also has other features such as:

  • Multiple Cup Holders
  • Storage Compartments
  • Cargo Space
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks

Taurus Tech

For many of those who currently own the 2016 Ford Taurus SEL, a good number of them are boasting online about how modern their vehicle’s technology is. The Taurus has many fine exterior tech features such as a remote keyless entry system, which allows users to simultaneously unlock all car doors and trunk release without using the vehicle’s keyfob. The system relies on smart auto-sensing technology that allows the vehicle to recognize the key fob in close proximities. Another exterior tech feature of the Taurus is power-heated side mirrors that prevent smog accumulation when driving under cold temperatures. Other available tech features of the SEL trim are:

  • Blind Zone Alert Sensors. Guide users in maneuvering the Sedan through blind spot corners where adjacent vehicles are passing by.
  • Front Collision Warning. Sensors in the front of the vehicle that warn users when the vehicle is in close proximity with another vehicle or object.
  • Backup Sensors. The rear bumper of the vehicle is outlined with multiple sensors that monitor the vehicle as it is set on reverse. Once the vehicle is in close proximity to another object, the sensors will provide chiming sounds to alert drivers.  

Inside, the Taurus has features such as:

  • Tilt-telescopic steering wheel that contains numerous controls such as audio volume, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary, and cruise control.
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • SiriusXM Navigation
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Pandora
  • USB and Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

Safety in a Ford

Ford vehicles often get rewarded high safety scores by the Insurance for Highway Safety (IIHS). The reason is because their vehicles have all the required safety features that keep passengers safe on the road. The Taurus SEL has an anti-theft alarm system that monitors all outside movement that automatically disengages an engine immobilizer in the event of vehicular theft. It also has other safety features outside such as:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Traction Control

Inside the Taurus, passengers can feel safe at all times as the vehicle contains essential safety features such as:

  • Multiple Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks 

Baierl Automotive is located in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Serving North Hills, Franklin Park, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Cranberry, Mars, Zelienople, Butler and all of Greater Pittsburgh, PA. Driven to be better.


This entry was posted in Baierl Automotive and tagged ford, ford taurus, new ford, ford sedans, ford dealership, new car dealer, on 06/17/2016 at 8:04 AM

Toyota RAV4

For those unaware about the storied history of the Rav4, this vehicle was the first ever designed crossover utility vehicle way back in 1995. Being the purveyors of the segment, Toyota basically mastered how to build a CUV, which is why the Rav4 continues to get better and better each year. With this year’s Rav4, the vehicle offers a lot of variety in terms of engine performance, technology, and safety. It also has utility features galore that make this vehicle extremely tough to beat in the segment. For those interest in owning perhaps the best CUV in the market in Wexford, PA, visit Baierl Automotive.

Engine

In its quest to be the best CUV this year, the Rav4 is equipped with an upgraded engine. It has a powerful and efficient 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine that allows the vehicle to run on maximum speeds of 160 horsepower with 146 pound feet of torque. In addition, the Rav4’s engine is coupled with dual variable valve timing and a 6-speed automatic transmission that lends a helping hand at the vehicle being able to consume lesser fuel.  

RAV4 Design

Previous Rav4 models have always been the blueprints that other car manufacturers follow in making their respective CUV vehicles. This year is no different, as the Rav4 is perhaps one of the top 3 or 4 best looking CUVs in the segment. It has a wide and long front end bumper that contains many features such as Halogen Projector Beam headlamps, daytime running lamps, and automatic fog lights. Moving to the side of the XLE, the vehicle has power-automatic side mirrors with turn signal indicators as well as four 17” super chrome alloy wheels. In the rear of the Rav4 is a power-automatic tailgate release that allows access to a trunk area for cargo storage. In addition, the tailgate release has a color–key, roof-mounted antenna, which adds a lot of “coolness” to the vehicle.

Moving inside the 2016 Rav4 XLE AWD, a total of 5 adult passengers can easily fit with more than adequate headroom and legroom for everyone to move around. The entire cabin consists of many fine utility features such as:

  • Multiple Cup Holders
  • Storage Compartments
  • Cargo Space
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks

Tech Features

Another upgrade that users can look forward to in their 2016 Toyota Rav4 XLE is technology features. Outside the vehicle are features such as remote keyless entry that allows users automatic access to the car doors and trunk. It also has an integrated rear view camera located in its rear bumper that transmits video feed of the vehicle’s Entune entertainment console. Other cool tech features outside the XLE are: 

  • Front Collision Warning. Sensors in the front of the vehicle that warn users when the vehicle is in close proximity with another vehicle or object.
  • Backup Sensors. Chime in alert sounds that guide users in parking safely.
  • Lane Departure Sensors. The Rav4 has lane departure sensors to guide drivers in changing lanes on the highway or on city roads.

Inside the Rav4, technology is also abundant as the cabin has:

  • Tilt-telescopic steering wheel that contains numerous controls such as audio volume, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary, and cruise control.
  • Toyota Entune Entertainment System
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • USB and Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

Safety First in the RAV4

The Rav4 like most other Toyota vehicles are highly rated by the Insurance for Highway Safety (IIHS). The CUV is packed with all required essential safety features like an integrated rear backup sensors that chime in alert sounds while the vehicle is in reverse. It also has a multi-functional anti-theft alarm system that efficiently monitors all external movement. This system temporarily disables the engine via an automatic immobilizer in the event of vehicular break-in. Other safety features of the vehicle are:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Traction Control

Protecting all passengers inside the Rav4 XLE are essential safety features such as:

  • Multiple Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks 

Baierl Automotive is located in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Serving North Hills, Franklin Park, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Cranberry, Mars, Zelienople, Butler and all of Greater Pittsburgh, PA. Driven to be better.


This entry was posted in Baierl Automotive and tagged Toyota, Toyota rav4, new cuv, toyota dealership, new car dealer, toyota suv, on 06/17/2016 at 8:01 AM

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