Buick Holiday Event Features Great Vehicle Discounts at Crawford Buick GMC

Buick Holiday EventThe holidays are finally here! That means that Crawford Buick GMC is now offering great discounts on popular Buick vehicles during the Buick Holiday Event. Customers can take advantage of great leasing and financing specials on their favorite Buick vehicles like the 2012 Enclave, 2012 Lacrosse, 2013 Regal Turbo and the 2013 Verano.

The 2012 Buick Enclave can be purchased this winter at Crawford Buick with 0% APR financing for 72 months or $2,000 total cash back. The popular Enclave is one of the best luxury SUVs on the market, featuring a stylish exterior, roomy interior and great performance features. It drives a 3.6L V6 Direct Injection engine combined with Variable Valve Timing to deliver 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft. of torque.

Customers looking to purchase the 2012 Buick Lacrosse have several great discounting options during the Buick Holiday Event as well. This winter, the Lacrosse can be purchased with the choice of 0% APR financing with $500 bonus cash or with $2,500 total cash back.  The 2012 Lacrosse features a 2.4L 4-Cylinder engine that uses eAssist Technology to deliver an EPA-estimated 25 city/36 highway mpg fuel economy rating.

Two all-new Buick vehicles are also on sale during the Holiday Event too! The 2013 Buick Regal Turbo can be leased for $269 a month for 24 months while the 2013 Verano features a great leasing special of only $199 a months for 24 months. All 24-month leases also include two years of scheduled maintenance, OnStar and Sirius XM Satellite Radio during the sales event as well.

Stop by Crawford Buick GMC of El Paso, TX today and take advantage of these great holiday specials while they last! More information on the Buick Holiday Event can be found online at www.CrawfordBuickGMC.com/.

Buick Encore Features ‘Active On-Demand’ AWD

2013 EncoreThe 2013 Encore, Buick’s all-new luxury small crossover, will arrive at dealerships early next year. Along with its arrival, Encore will bring new technology to make all-wheel drive lighter, smoother, and more responsive. Encore’s ‘Active On-Demand’ all-wheel drive system will use magnets to engage a clutch while the vehicle is at rest rather than engaging all four drive wheels after a slip in detected as is the case on traditional systems.

“A Buick all-wheel drive system has to deliver the best traction possible, and it has to do it in a way that’s totally imperceptible to the driver,” said Encore Chief Engineer Jim Danahy. “We engineered Encore’s lightweight, responsive and refined system to deliver on the expectations of demanding luxury buyers.”

Encore will employ an all-wheel drive system that is similar to that of the technology used on the Buick Enclave. With smaller weight and size than its big sibling, Encore benefits with better handling and fuel economy. Encore’s EPA estimated fuel economy with all-wheel drive is 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway.

“Technology is allowing us to translate Buick’s quiet, comfortable ride to smaller vehicles than we could before,” said Danahy. “This all-wheel drive system, like turbocharged engines and Buick QuietTuning technologies, allows drivers to experience that Buick DNA with unprecedented efficiency and maneuverability.”

Watch for the arrival of the new Buick Encore at Crawford Buick GMC in early 2013. Visit our El Paso dealership in person or online at www.crawfordbuickgmc.com to view our current inventory

Production is Underway on 2013 GMC Sierra HD Bi-Fuel Pickup Truck

Vortec engineWhile the typical heavy duty truck driver may not have a lot in common with a hybrid car driver, we can all appreciate fewer trips to the gas station for fill ups. To help extend your miles on the road, GMC has begun production on the new 2013 Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup truck, a truck with an engine capable of running on gasoline or compressed natural gas.

The Sierra 2500 HD, along with its counterpart, the Silverado HD, features a Vortec 6.0-liter engine that can seamlessly switch between the gasoline and compressed natural gas system without affecting performance. With both fuel types combines, the Sierra HD is able to travel a range of 650 miles before the need to refuel arises.

“Customers are choosing our bi-fuel trucks because they provide the same high level of GM truck performance and versatility but can also help businesses control their fuel costs and reduce their carbon footprint,” said Ed Peper, General Motors U.S. vice president of Fleet and Commercial Sales.

As is the case with the original Sierra pickup line, the Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup in available in a variety of configurations. Drivers can choose between standard and long-box, as well as have the choice of either two-or-four wheel drive in the extended cab models.

These GMC pickups are available now for order by fleet and retail customers through Crawford Buick GMC. Visit our El Paso dealership in person to learn more. Browse our available inventory online anytime at www.crawfordbuickgmc.com.

Buick and GMC Vehicles Win Big in Texas

The Texas Auto Writers Association has just announced the winners of the 20th annual TAWA Truck Rodeo. Buick and GMC proudly swept four award categories this year.

The 2013 Buick Enclave was crowned ‘CUV of Texas,’ one of the rodeo’s top three awards. Since the luxury crossover has yet to even arrive at dealerships, this will be a great promotional tool for the new Enclave. The 2013 Enclave also took home the award for “Full-Size Luxury Crossover.”

Two other vehicles were highlighted by the Texas Auto Writers Association this year. The 2013 GMC Acadia won the “Full-Size Crossover” category while the 2013 GMC Terrain won “Mid-Size Crossover.”

“These latest awards for the Enclave, Acadia and Terrain come from one of the nation’s largest and most important vehicle markets,” explained vice president of Buick and GMC Marketing, Tony DiSalle. “Texas drivers are also some of the most demanding- especially when it comes to utility vehicles- so this is high praise.”

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the TAWA Truck Rodeo. All vehicle winners were selected by the members of the TAWA using a Board election method. Over 60 vehicles were evaluated at the historic Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch this year.

“There are really no losers in this event,” explained TAWA president Michael Herzing. “The big winners are the consumers of Texas, the No. 1 state in the nation for trucks and sport utility vehicles.”