Consumer Reports named the 2008 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab #1 in the Top Pickup Truck category. Road tests, reliability, and safety are all considered during the comparison of all vehicles in that category. Consumer Reports complemented the Silverado’s enhanced interior and steering, as well as easy access, comfortable ride, and high payload rating. SWING into Runde Auto Group and CRUISE home in your new truck!!
GM recently unveiled the production version of the 2010 Camaro. Many reporters and consumers expressed their amazement of how true the production model is to the concept. They were also amazed to learn about the technology, safety and performance features included in the Camaro, the new definition of the 21st Century Sports Car. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_oPqnh1Blo&hl=en&fs=1] Here are some Camaro highlights: Design • Sleek styling with heritage-inspired cues and 10 available exterior colors. • Detailed interior with excellent attention to detail and available ambient LED lighting technology. • RS Appearance Package available on LT and SS, with HID headlamps that include integrated “halo ring” feature, spoiler, specific taillamps and 20-inch wheels. Technology • Bluetooth wireless technology for compatible phones. • Premium Boston Acoustics 9-speaker, 245 watt audio system with subwoofer available as an option (first for Chevrolet model). • USB connectivity available as an option. • Ultrasonic Rear Parking [...]
Looking for a fuel-efficient midsize car? Check out the new Chevrolet Malibu!! Chevy offers 3 engines: a 2.4 Liter averaging 30 Miles Per Gallon on the highway, a 2.4 Liter hybrid at 32 MPG, and a 3.6 Liter V6 that still has the ability to get 26 MPG. The Malibu has 3 trim levels (LS, LT, & LTZ) and the Hybrid available to create the perfect vehicle with all the options the customer could want! CLICK HERE to View the Malibu Video!
“This is the 8th new car that I have bought from Runde Chevrolet. Well satisfied with all of them. Good Service department also.” John Altfillisch-Galena, IL“Tim Runde is the best salesperson I have ever delt with. When he gives you a price it is where he wants to be. He doesn’t waste your time wheeling & dealing for hours.” Michael Wilkinson-Lewistown, IL “Just a very nice place to do my business. Makes buying a vehicle a nice experience.” Ray Merfeld-East Dubuque, IL
Chevrolet introduced their ‘Volt’ concept car at this year’s Auto Show in Detroit. It has the capacity to run on only electricity for up to forty miles. If the battery runs out of power, then and only then will the gas engine kick in. The gas engine works to recharge the electricity so the vehicle can run on only the battery again. On one tank of gas, the car should be able to travel around 640 miles, and get triple-digit gas mileage. The car can be charged with a normal 110-volt plug-in that you would find in your house. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgTcdfkihE4&hl=en&fs=1] Chevy is hoping to release this car in the next few years, but as of right now, they still have some issues to iron out concerning the power that the batteries are able to generate. One thing is for sure though … when the Chevy Volt is ready for production, it will definitely be the [...]
If you have some spare time over the next couple weeks, drive by Runde Chevrolet in E. Dubuque and check out the Split Decision truck – a completely customized Chevy 4500 Kodiak crew cab. If you can’t make it over to E. Dubuque, don’t sweat it … you’ll probably see it at various events around the Tri-state area this summer. You can also check out the matching Split Decision Baja cruiser over at Hawkeye Boat Sales in Dubuque. Thanks for taking the time to read this and we hope you have a great Memorial Day weekend. [...]
Anyone who is from the Tri-State area is probably familliar with and fond of the The 19th Hole restaurant in East Dubuque, IL. It’s situated halfway between Runde Chevrolet and Runde Suzuki-PreDriven on Hwy 35N. Runde employees have been enjoying food from this establishment for years. Mike Lawler (detail specialist) adds, “It’s definitely good food — the best burgers in town.” I have no problem agreeing with Mike about the burgers. Runde’s places a to-go order from the 19’th Hole probably 50 of the 52 Saturdays throughout the course of any given year and the burgers have never failed to keep this blogger’s engine firing on all cylinders. Click on the menu to the right to check out the current offerings at The 19th Hole. Of course, as their name suggests, the restaurant offers much more [...]
IntelliChoice.com is an online source for automotive ownership cost and value analysis. It can prove to be an excellent tool for people who are considering buying a vehicle. Intellichoice rates the overall value of a vehicle and in doing so they factor in all costs involved with buying and maintaining that vehicle over a five year period. They predict the overall cost of ownership of vehicles over a five year period of time.What a great tool because, it goes beyond what a car costs at the time you sign the paperwork and write the check. It allows you to look into the proverbial crystal ball predict how much you will have invested in your vehicle over the long haul. A former collegue of mine once commented on how nice this was and wouldn’t it be neat to have a site that could show you how much your house was going to end up costing after [...]