• Tips & Tricks

    The Benefits of Buying Winter Tires

    When winter comes around, one of the best things you can do to enhance driving safety is to invest in a set of winter tires. Even if your car is equipped with all-season tires and an all-wheel drive system, winter tires can still improve stability, braking performance, and overall grip. Enhanced Cold Weather Performance You don’t need snow or ice to justify using winter tires. That’s because they use a rubber compound designed to work in cold weather conditions, unlike all-season and summer tires, which become overly stiff and thus lose grip. As soon as temperatures begin to drop into the 40s, it’s worth switching to winter tires. Better Grip…

  • Chevrolet

    2022 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Get More Power & Tech

    For the 2022 model year, the popular Chevy Tahoe and Chevy Suburban SUVs are getting several power and technology upgrades that all drivers can appreciate. On LT trims and above, both the Tahoe and Suburban now feature a new, larger 12.3-inch configurable digital instrument cluster. With four preset layouts, it’s easy to personalize the cluster to display the information that’s most important to you. The 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 is now available in RST, Z71, and Premier models, making the popular engine even more accessible than before. It’s also standard on the High Country trim and features Dynamic Fuel Management technology to boost mileage in all sorts of driving situations, including…

  • Trailblazer

    Chevy Trailblazer Is One of the Best Cars for Camping

    The new Chevrolet Trailblazer has been named one of the “16 Best Cars for Camping in 2021” according to U.S. News & World Report. “After more than a year spent home, people are ready to get out,” writes U.S. News contributor Kristen Hall-Geisler. If you’re looking to camp at one of the many amazing parks near Slatington, such as Big Ponoco, Hickory Run, and Lehigh Gorge, then you’ll find the Trailblazer might tick all of your boxes. With a starting price of under $20,000, the Trailblazer is the ideal small SUV for couples or small families looking to get away for a weekend at a time, without breaking the bank.…

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    Chevrolet Traverse Wins IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

    The 2021 Chevrolet Traverse impresses and scores big with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This midsize three-row SUV was recently awarded with a 2021 Top Safety Pick rating. The Traverse qualifies for the award when equipped with LED projector headlights available on both the Premier and High Country trims. IIHS Top Safety Pick Award To qualify for a Top Safety Pick award, vehicles must achieve a “good” rating in the IIHS’s six crashworthiness tests, which is the highest available rating within that testing set. These tests include testing for the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints. Award…

  • Service

    Care Essentials for Your Truck This Fall

    Taking proper care of a vehicle is no small matter, especially when the seasons change. As the weather gets colder and fall arrives in Pennsylvania, make sure that the maintenance on your truck is all caught up. Check Your Car Battery One of the first things to suffer when temperatures fall is your car battery. Before a dead battery leaves you out in the cold, bring your car into Rentschler Chevrolet to get it professionally checked to make sure it can still hold a charge. The average life of a car battery is about three to five years, so if your truck’s battery falls in that range, consider proactively replacing…

  • 2020 Chevrolet Truck Lineup | Slatington, PA
    Pickup Truck

    Tips for Buying a Pickup Truck

    There are a lot of options to consider when buying a truck. Here’s a guide to help you figure out what you need, as well as a look at what Chevy has to offer. If you’re looking for a work truck with power and space should consider the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. It has enough towing power to pull heavy campers or trailers. Want something more of a family vehicle? Chevy has designed all of its trucks with large cabs for multiple passengers. Or do you want the thrill of off-road adventure? The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison has won awards as the best off-road truck in the industry. For lighter duty,…

  • Family-Friendly Features on Chevy SUVs | Slatington, PA
    Chevrolet SUVs

    Family-Friendly Features on Chevy SUVs

    You can find a myriad of family-friendly features and technology in the Chevrolet lineup of crossovers and SUVs. The Chevrolet Trax, Chevrolet Equinox, and Chevrolet Traverse are all well equipped to keep your family safe and comfortable on the road.  All three models were designed with spaciousness in mind — they boast ample legroom, headroom, and cargo space for you and your family. Their rear seats fold flat to maximize cargo space. The Equinox and Traverse have extra hidden floor storage for even more room. Even the compact Trax has a fold-flat front passenger seat for objects as long as eight feet. The Equinox and Traverse offer a rear-seat entertainment…

  • 2020 Chevrolet Truck Lineup | Rentschler Chevrolet | Slatington, PA
    Chevrolet Colorado,  Chevrolet Silverado

    Chevy Colorado and Silverado 1500 Named Best Trucks for Towing by U.S. News and World Report

    If you need a reliable truck for towing, you might turn to a resource like the U.S. News and World Report. They’ve compiled a list of the 13 Best Trucks for Towing, and two Chevy models made the cut — the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado. The midsize Chevy Colorado is an adventure-ready ride that’s equipped for both off-roading and towing. It gives you three engine options, but it’s best towing capability comes from the 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. When properly equipped, that engine gives the Colorado a towing maximum of 7,700 pounds. The editors atU.S. News & World Report also liked…

  • 2021 Chevrolet Infotainment | Slatington, PA
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    GM Rolling Out Wireless Smartphone Integration

    General Motors is rolling out wireless connectivity with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ on some 2021 model year vehicles, starting with the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, which is already available on dealership lots. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ let you use your favorite smartphone apps for messaging, calling, navigation, and streaming through the large, centrally located touch screen in your dashboard. This makes accessing these apps while you drive safer and much more convenient. Until now, you had to plug your phone in using a USB cord to sync it with your in-car touch screen, but new 2021 GM models let you get rid of even more clutter in your car…

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    At Home Activities

    At-Home Activities to Keep Your Kids Happy and Thinking

    Are your kids getting restless? Ward off boredom with these simple at-home activities: “Stained Glass” Window This art project lets your kids learn about colors! Hang a plastic sheet against a window and break out your tissue paper. By gluing or taping tissue paper to the sheet, your kids will be able to let their imagination soar. Indoor/Backyard Camping Make campground memories this summer, even from the comfort of home. Set up a tent in the basement or the backyard, light a candle for a “campfire” and sing some campfire songs! For a treat, try making homemade s’mores: get your supplies, then use a stove burner or the microwave to…