The 2013 Scion iQ earned a 5-Year Cost to Own Award from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com in recognition of its lowest projected costs of ownership in the subcompact category.
A lot of mid-Michigan car shoppers my not even consider the iQ because they believe that such a small car is not safe and doesn’t handle well on the snow. Both of these assumptions are false.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the Scion iQ a 4 out of 5 stars in its crash tests. The iQ accomplished this high rating because of the STAR Safety System:
- Vehicle stability control
- Traction control
- Anti-lock brake system
- Electronic brake-force distribution
- Brake assist
- Smart stop technology
As well as other safety features including but not limited to:
- Front-impact airbags
- Side impact airbags
- Overhead airbags
- Knee airbags
And for driving in the snow? Well just do a search on Google and you find many articles of test drives including:
“The ABS brakes don’t have to work too hard considering the lightness of the car. And when I tried to get myself stuck in a snow bank, I found I couldn’t.”
And an iQ owner in Canada posted in a forum, “I’m in northern Canada we’ve had a few days with 1 and a half feet + of snow in a day so far, usually coupled with a lot of ice (hurray for -30) and so far I haven’t had any issues up to 100 kph or so, it’s actually better than any previous vehicle I’ve had. I did put winter tires on though. But anyone without winter tires in Canada is a menace. I’m guessing it’s due to the narrow tires but the ice grip/performance is amazing.”
Hey if a guy in northern Canada says it handles well they it for sure can handle any storm that mother nature throws at the Saginaw Valley.
So put away your pre-conceived notions and head to Michigan Scion Dealer Labadie and test drive an iQ. Who knows you might just like it!
With an MSRP under $16,500 the Scion xD has a lot to offer. And unlike other car companies there aren’t a bunch of options to choose from. With the Scion xD the choice is easy because it already comes with the features you want most like a 160-watt Pioneer AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player (6) speakers, aux audio & USB (iPod ready) inputs, power windows, steering wheel radio controls, cruise control, remote keyless entry and more. You choose whether you want manual or automatic transmission and then customize it with a few accessories. It’s just that simple.
Labadie Scion offers a full inventory of Scion xD’s and is open daily. Our entire sales force is Factory Trained on all available features and options on all Scion models. Labadie Auto Company has been proudly serving mid-Michigan for over 65 years.
You can find the Michigan Scion dealership at 909 N Euclid Ave, just off I-75 in Bay City. Labadie Scion serves Saginaw, Midland, West Branch, Mount Pleasant, Birch Run and all of the Great Lakes Bay Region.
I was watching the news the other night and saw a commercial for a Michigan Cadillac car dealership advertising a new 2011 Cadillac AWD CST for only $169 per month. Is this deal possible? What’s the catch?
Here’s the real deal:
2011 Cadillac CTS AWD = $39.590.00 MSRP
You can get to this payment of $169 per month IF:
- You qualify for GM Preferred Pricing with Employee Vehicle Allowance (previously called GMS or employee pricing)
- You put $3,000 cash down
- You pay all fees – tax, tags, title, doc, acquisition
- Lease is for 24 months with 10,000 allowable miles per year.
Not a bad deal if you have the cash to put down.
What if you don’t want to put any cash down? How about the same 24 month lease with 10,000 miles per year for $298 per month with $321 due at signing? Oh . . . you still have to pay the taxes.
Get the real deal at Labadie Cadillac in Bay City Michigan. To see our inventory of new Cadillac CTS’s visit our website at http://www.great-gm-deals.com
Labadie in Bay City Michigan has great deals on the perfect truck! Whether you need a new truck to haul your toys up-north for the coming winter season or need something tough to pull your trailer for work . . . Labadie has it! And you can save big money during October 2009.
How much can you save?
Up to $6,000 on a new 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 or you can finance a new Sierra at 0% APR for up to 60 months!
How about $1,000 in rebates AND 1.9% APR on a new 2010 Toyota Tundra?
Stop in a visit the professionals at Labadie in Bay City for the best truck deals of the year.
Just announced! GM Owner Loyalty Offer.
Current owners or lessees of 1999 or newer Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hummer, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, GMC, Saab or Saturn car or light truck get Loyalty Bonus Cash towards the purchase or lease of a new GM vehicles.
How much you ask?
New Buick LaCrosse = $1,000
New Buick Lucerne = $1,000
New Buick Enclave = $1,000
New Cadillac CTS = $1,000
New Cadillac DTS = $1,000
New Cadillac STS = $1,000
New Cadillac SRX = $1,000
New Cadillac Escalade = $1,000
New GMC Sierra 1500 Reg Cab only = $1,000
New GMC Acadia = $1,000
New GMC Envoy = $1,000
New GMC Yukon = $1,000
New GMC Yukon XL = $1,000
Looking for any of these great GM vehicles in Saginaw, Bay City or Midland? Check out the great inventory at Labadie Buick Cadillac GMC. Have questions or want more inforamtion contact us.
GM Memorial Day Sales Event!
The savings start today and are good until the end of the business day on Tuesday, May 26th!
Looking for a 2009 Buick LaCrosse? For just a few days you can get 0% APR for 72 months!
How about a 2009 Cadillac CTS? For just a few days you can get 0% APR for 60 months and 2.9% APR for 72 months!
Any truck lovers out there? Looking for a 2009 Sierra 1500 Extended Cab or Crew Cab? For a few days only you can get an additional $1,000 Bonus Cash! This additional bonus cash combined with other current rebates add up to $7,000 in total available rebates!
0% APR available with approved credit only. Want to get pre-approved for a new Car, Truck of SUV? Click Here
For only a few days the best place in Bay City, Saginaw or Midland to get a great deal on a new Buick, Cadillac or GMC is Labadie where . . . we’ll do whatever it takes to earn your business!
(This post is also available at http://deals.labadieauto.com)
When you think of a body shop at a car dealership you think of . . . well . . . cars! Not this week. The Labadie body shop is working on a Zamboni! That’s right, we are cleaning the rust off a zamboni and giving it a fresh paint job. If it’s got metal and wheels Labadie will make it look good.
Zamboni before new paint job.
Want your car, truck, suv or zamboni looking like new? Contact the Labadie Body Shop in Bay City Michigan.