Chevy in the Volunteer State

April 19th, 2019 by

The front view of a blue 2019 Chevy Silverado is shown. Check one out at any of the Tennessee Chevy dealers.

If you decided your next car will be a Chevy, you’re making the right move. Since you’ve already chosen which brand to go with, it’s now time to choose the right dealership. This may be more important than you think. When picking a car dealer, don’t just pick the best bargain – go with a company you can see yourself interacting with for years. The right dealership not only offers the best in new Chevys but also has a good used car selection and the service technicians you trust. Carl Black Nashville is one of the best Tennessee Chevy Dealers around and has all of the attributes listed above.

The Right Chevy for You

There is truly a Chevy for everyone; Chevrolet offers one of the most complete line-ups available, from subcompact sedans to full-size SUVs. If you’re having trouble deciding which Chevy is right for you, hopefully, the below overview of the top-selling vehicles can help you make up your mind.


The 2019 Silverado is the latest full-generation reboot of the storied pickup. In addition to cosmetic upgrades, interior highlights for 2019 include a head-up display, bigger cabin with more leg and headroom, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Outside, the Silverado now has its strongest bed ever, made with reinforced steel. The new short-bed truck is now larger than the standard bed in many competitors and all available beds include new options like a 120-volt outlet and power tailgate.

Like many modern trucks, the Silverado runs the gamut from the aptly named Work Truck to the luxurious High Country. No matter what trim you opt for, standard on all models is the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System, which includes Bluetooth compatibility for two devices, voice commands, and the aforementioned Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. No other competitor offers such a comprehensive technology package on its base model.


SUVs are taking over the American auto industry and the Equinox is one of the vehicles leading the charge. Sharing much in common with the mid-size Malibu, this five-passenger crossover benefits from the road manners of a car with the space and practicality of an SUV. This combination is best illustrated through the Equinox’s fuel economy and cargo capacity. With the turbo-diesel engine, the Equinox squeezes every last drop of gas to obtain a compact-car-like combined 39 MPG. However, with the second row of seats folded, the Equinox offers a generous 63.9 cu.ft. of cargo space.


The smallest Chevy on this list hits far above its weight class when it comes to overall quality. The Cruze is designed with urban millennials and suburban commuters in mind. When equipped with the turbo-diesel engine, the Cruze achieves a mind-bending combined 52 MPG perfect for road warriors and tireless commuters alike. Inside, you’ll find available upgrades like heated front seats, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, and ambient lighting. Outside, the Cruze looks nothing like the compact cars of even ten years ago. An angular front end and grille work with aerodynamic styling that fits both the sedan and hatchback body styles. Speaking of the hatchback, fold the second-row down and you’ll find over 47 cu.ft. of open cargo space.

In addition to all of the tech you’d expect from a new car, the Cruz has a suite of safety features designed to keep drivers, their occupants, and pedestrians safe. Available lane keep assist provides gentle steering corrections when the Cruz drifts out of its lane unintentionally. When parking, drivers will appreciate rear cross traffic alert for unseen objects on the left and right side of the vehicle. When combined with the rear vision camera and available rear park assist, it will make even the most uneasy parkers feel confident in tight lots.


The mid-size sedan segment seems to be in the middle of an identity crisis at the moment, but the Chevy Malibu is having none of it. This is a car that knows its target audience and caters to their needs. Simply put, the Malibu is a segment leader because it hits all the marks it needs to by packing efficiency, technology, and safety into a handsome package.  The refreshed 2019 Malibu makes an impression before you step inside the car. LED daytime running lamps, dual exhaust outlets, and LED taillamps add to an already sleek and contemporary body. Under the hood, customers can choose between two turbo-charged powertrains or opt for the hybrid, which produces an outstanding combined fuel efficiency of 49 MPG.

Inside, the Malibu contains today’s latest tech, including an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability, wireless smartphone charging, Chevy’s Infotainment 3 System, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard features. That’s something you won’t find in most competitor vehicles. Like many of its Chevy brethren, the Malibu also offers a full suite of safety features to give drivers peace of mind.

A grey and a red 2019 Chevy Malibu are at a dealership with large glass windows.


The Traverse is one of the most capable crossovers available today. The winner of the J.D. Power award for dependability and Parents Magazine and Edmunds 10 Best Family Cars award emphasizes the brilliance of this SUV. Available with comfortable seating for up to eight and 98.2 cu.ft of cargo space with the third and second-row seats folded, this vehicle fits the bill for both large families and adventurers. In up-trim models, the Traverse spoils those in the front-row with leather and an available 8-inch touch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Those in the back rows will have a clear view of the world around them with the optional Dual SkyScape two-panel power sunroof.

As a family hauler, the Traverse is filled with smart features that help drivers get the most out of their Chevy. The rear camera mirror allows the rear-view mirror to pull double duty as a video screen and mirror providing a wider field of vision. Add in a hands-free liftgate, Smart Slide seats that provide easy access to the third row, and a hidden compartment below the main storage space to create the complete package. Like most of the other vehicles we’ve covered, the Traverse offers all of these features while receiving a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA.

Used Cars and Service

In addition to our stock of over 300 new Chevys, Carl Black also carries over 60 used models from a variety of brands. If you don’t see anything you like in our new inventory, we have a plethora of pre-owned Chevys that may fit the bill. All used vehicles come with a Carfax report, which is available 24/7 on the vehicle’s online listing.

Our service center is open from 7:00 a.m–6:00 p.m. on weekdays and has availability on Saturdays. Even if you didn’t buy your Chevy from us, we will be happy to have our certified technicians help you with your service needs, from regular maintenance to major repairs. We believe in servicing the cars we sell and are dedicated to making your entire Chevy experience as pleasant as possible.

The Carl Black Difference

Carl Black Nashville is the premier Chevy dealership in Tennessee. We have an extensive inventory of Chevy vehicles ready to be sold. Whether you’re looking for a brand new 2019 model or a used model, we’ll be able to help you find what you’re looking for quickly. We will be able to help you through every aspect of the process, from finding your perfect vehicle, to securing financing, and everything in between. Our highly-trained and well-respected staff members will be able to assist you and will provide you with exemplary customer service. This is something we pride ourselves on, as we strive to provide excellent customer service to each customer who walks through our doors. If you’re someone who has had a poor car-buying experience, don’t let that sway you from stopping by Carl Black. We will show you the respect that you deserve and provide you with an inventory that will leave you speechless. If you’re ready to commit to the new or used Chevy, or you have questions for the experts, it’s time to stop by our conveniently located dealership. You’ll be glad that you did.