• American Countryside Corn Field
    Local,  Summer

    The Best Drives in Pennsylvania

    Summer is the perfect time to roll down the windows and go on a scenic drive. Pennsylvania has beautiful nature views and charming towns that make it the perfect place to take a drive. Here are some of the best drives to take in the Keystone State. Delaware River Valley This 19-mile drive from Easton to Mt. Bethel winds along the Delaware River and provides gorgeous views of luscious farmland. You can take the drive a step further, by stopping to wander along the Tekening Hiking Trails and witness breathtaking cliff views. Gateway to the Endless Mountains Once considered “one of America’s most scenic drives” by National Geographic, this 38-mile…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss
    Service,  Summer,  Tips & Tricks

    Summer Truck Maintenance: Tips for Hot Weather

    Proper maintenance is key to keeping your truck in prime working condition, and it can also help to preserve the resale value. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of summer truck maintenance tips. You’ll need to adapt your pickup for warmer weather and different driving conditions, including everything from tire care to the electrical system. Tire Pressure One of the most important things to check in the summer is tire pressure. Air pressure tends to increase in warmer weather; however, tires can also lose pressure over time. Checking your tire pressure in the summer will ensure tires are not overinflated or underinflated. Plus, while you’re at it, you can also…

  • 1972-El-Camino
    Awards,  Chevrolet

    60th Anniversary of the Chevrolet El Camino

    The Chevy El Camino will be celebrating its 60th anniversary. Here’s a brief overview of this model’s history. Origins In 1959, Chevrolet decided to respond to the 1957 Ford Ranchero with its own version of a sports car with a truck bed. The El Camino coupe utility debuted and continued production off and on into the late 70s. Though it’s now a classic car, when it first came out, most owners used it as a utility vehicle to haul lumber and produce on their farm. The Name Chevy named it after the famous road in California called El Camino Real, which connects San Diego with San Francisco. This Spanish term…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LT Z71
    Awards,  Chevrolet

    Silverado HD Ranked Most Dependable Full-Size Heavy-Duty Truck

    You knew that the Chevy Silverado HD was a smart, reliable choice, but did you know it is the most dependable truck in its segment? Recently, the Chevrolet Silverado HD earned that title in J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study. This annual study looks at vehicles in each segment, taking measure of problems in three-year-old vehicles to see how they do after a few years of ownership. Not only did the Silverado HD win in the large heavy-duty truck segment, but it also showed a 4-percent improvement in dependability. With other vehicles receiving mention in the dependability study, it’s no surprise that Chevy is in the top five most…

  • St. Patrick's Day
    Local,  Seasonal

    What to Do This St. Patrick’s Day in Lehigh Valley

    Looking to have some family-friendly fun this St. Patrick’s Day? There are plenty of wonderful events right here in the Slatington area, so go grab your green clothes, pack the kids into your trusty Chevy from Rentschler Chevrolet, and get ready for a delightful St. Patrick’s Day in Lehigh Valley. Allentown St. Patrick’s Day Parade The holiday parade in Allentown is one of the most spectacular in the region. This year marks the 62nd year of the event. The parade kicks off at 1:30 p.m., but you’ll want to arrive early for the fun pre-event activities, like the Flag Raising Ceremony that starts at 11:45 a.m., and also to secure…

  • Keep Your Vehicle Clean
    Car Health,  Seasonal,  Tips & Tricks,  Winter

    Tips to Protect Your Car from Road Salt

    Road salt is great for thawing out icy roads, but bad for your car—and not just aesthetically. Here are a few tips to help protect your car from road salt, so you can prevent rusting and corrosion. Wash Regularly If road salt is left on your car’s surface or undercarriage, it can cause rusting, corrode the finish, and even the damage the vehicle’s mechanics. The best way to prevent this problem is by washing your car regularly during winter months. Try to give your car a good scrub every other week on days where the temperature is 40 degrees or higher. To avoid freezing temperatures, wash during the daytime, and…

  • 2019 Chevy Silverado
    Awards,  Chevrolet,  Technology

    Wards 10 Best Engines List Includes Silverado’s 6.2-liter V8

    Each year, WardsAuto showcases the best new models and technological innovations. This year, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s available 6.2-liter V8 engine with Dynamic Fuel Management earned a spot on the Wards 10 Best Engines list. Dynamic Fuel Management Dynamic Fuel Management is the next generation of Chevrolet’s fuel-saving engine technology. While its predecessor, Active Fuel Management, switched between eight and four cylinders, DFM has 17 cylinder patterns to maximize fuel efficiency. Depending on power needs, it can even power the truck on just two cylinders. Progression Of Technology “Chevrolet first introduced its Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation system in 2005, and Dynamic Fuel Management is a natural progression…

  • Rentschler Chevrolet

    Welcome To The Rentschler Chevrolet Blog

    Almost everyone has had a terrible trip to a car dealership – high-pressure sales tactics, a salesperson who only cares about selling you what they want to instead of what you need, and pricing that is impossible to understand. These are all things that you will never experience at Rentschler Chevrolet. Here are some things you can count on when dealing with us: Clear & Transparent Pricing Every step of the way, you will have all of the details of your transaction – so you can be sure you are getting all of the discounts and rebates you deserve, your exact trade value, along with all of your financing terms. This goes for our website,…