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2014 Buick Encore Makes Winter Driving Warmer and Safer

By emarketing | Posted in Buick Encore, Tips and tricks on Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 3:03 PM
2014 Buick Encore Remote Starter

Equip your 2014 Buick Encore with a remote starter for winter.

2014 Buick Encore Remote Starter

Nothing is more difficult than mustering the courage to venture out and start your car in the early hours of an unexpectedly cold winter morning. Maybe even worse is when you’re running late and don’t have time to warm up your car before you head to work. We get the shivers just thinking about it. Winter is hard in general. Luckily the 2014 Buick Encore is packed with features and options to make winter travel a little bit easier, like a remote start option. Start the Buick Encore’s 1.4L turbocharged engine and turn on the heat as far as 200 feet away without even getting your nose cold. With the option to add heated front and driver seats and steering wheel, the 2014 Buick Encore is luxury at it’s best. Read the rest of this entry »

Additions given to the 2015 Yukon Denali increase MPG

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Yukon on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
additions given to the 2015 Yukon Denali

This is a sure way yo know if you are driving a Yukon Denali.

Additions given to the 2015 Yukon Denali

The Denali designation has always meant a GMC vehicles is bringing something extra and outstanding to the game. This is especially true when it comes to the additions given to the 2015 Yukon Denali. While regardless of the version of the 2015 Yukon you were to drive home from Cavender Buick GMC West, you are getting one of the best and most capable full-size, body-on-frame SUVs ever built. The 2015 Yukon has gone through a redesign for this model-year that has led to increased fuel-economy. However, an integrated rear spoiler doesn’t account for the incredible fuel-economy of the new SUV alone. It takes more innovation to the components. Read the rest of this entry »

Additions for 2015 Encore ready to turn heads on new model

By emarketing | Posted in Buick Encore on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
additions for the 2015 Encore

The new 2015 Buick Encore is quieter than ever.

Additions for the 2015 Encore

From the outside, the 2015 Buick Encore that is coming to Cavender Buick GMC West isn’t going to look much different from its predecessors. However, innovation is skin deep; if we can mix and muddle a few metaphors. One of the biggest additions to the 2015 Encore has nothing to do with performance or fuel-economy. The compact crossover SUV is another entry in the modern Buick lineup that will be featuring the new 4G LTE wifi hotspot. The implications for this new technology are nearly endless. Additionally, the new Encore improves on the overall experience of the vehicle by offering more advanced methods for keeping out unwanted engine noise. Read the rest of this entry »

Features on the 2015 Buick Regal impress new customers

By emarketing | Posted in Buick Regal on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 8:52 AM
features on the 2015 Buick Regal

The new 4G LTE hotspot is one of the most exciting additions to the features on the 2015 Buick Regal.

Features on the 2015 Buick Regal

Trying to pick out our favorite Buick sedan at Cavender Buick GMC West is almost like a parent trying to choose a favorite child. They all having something going for them that will make the sedan the right choice for the right buyer. One of the more interesting vehicles in our showroom that has more than a few tricks up its sleeve is the available features on the 2015 Buick Regal. This midsize sedan comes very handsomely outfitted at every trim level with a very impressive mix of mechanical capability and comfort features to truly make this one of the best Buick vehicles in our inventory.

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2015 Canyon shows off capability during Thanksgiving parade

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Canyon on Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Towing capacity of the 2015 GMC Canyon.

Towing capacity is just one of the tricks the 2015 Canyon used to shine at the Macy’s Parade.

Towing capacity of the 2015 GMC Canyon

For many people around the country, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is just another part of the holiday, as much as eating your own weight in a home-cooked food and watching football. The camera may have focused on the 60-foot tall balloons and opulent floats, but the real star of the show, was towing capacity of the 2015 GMC Canyon. The all-new GMC Canyon was one of 55 GMC vehicles being used to put the parade in motion. Considering the conditions the truck, its driver’s and balloon ground crew had to deal with, we’d say the midsize truck knocked it out of the park. Read the rest of this entry »

Certified pre-owned GMC vehicles are excellent bargains

By emarketing | Posted in Used Vehicles on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
certified pre-owned GMC vehicles

Trucks like this one don’t come up very often as Certified pre-owned GMC.

Certified pre-owned GMC vehicles

Saying GMC pickup trucks and SUVs are “Professional Grade,” isn’t some kind of fancy advertising slogan that is carelessly bandied about. It is the idea that GMC builds some of the most capable and refined pickups and SUVs that are currently on the market today. Cavender Buick GMC West has the honor to work with these vehicles every day and when they come back to us as trade-ins, they end up being some of the most sought after certified pre-owned GMC SUVs that people actively shop for at our dealership. Obviously given the nature of how many GMC vehicles are used, not every vehicle will make it through the preliminary process. But the ones that do offer some of the most attractive benefits on the secondary automotive market. Read the rest of this entry »

New tech gadgets added to 2015 Yukon and Yukon XL

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Yukon on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
what is new for the 2015 Yukon

Wireless cell phone charging means no more fighting with cords.

What is new for the 2015 GMC Yukon?

The 2015 Denali version of the new Yukon and Yukon XL have benefitted from a little bit of refreshing at this point in each vehicle’s lifecycle. A lot of vehicles go through this sort of thing, especially when they are among the first to be released for the new model year. So, what is new for the GMC Yukon, quite a bit actually. However, most of the changes are limited to the top Denali trim, as we vaguely alluded to earlier. All of the most recent improvements have come under the skin, as the exterior was already almost completely changed for the 2015 models. Read the rest of this entry »

The cargo bed of the 2015 Canyon maximizes versatility

By emarketing | Posted in GMC Canyon on Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
cargo bed for the 2015 Canyon

Every dimension in the cargo bed for the 2015 Canyon is meant to enhance flexibility.

Cargo bed of the 2015 Canyon

Regardless of size, much of the capability of a pickup truck is determined by how the cargo bed can be used. If it is too long, it makes the truck unwieldy to drive; if it is too short, it makes the truck fairly useless. In order to appeal to as many uses and owners as possible the cargo bed of the 2015 Canyon comes in two different sizes and can be attached to a pair of different cabin styles. The ability to mix and match these two elements is what gives the 2015 GMC Canyon the kind of flexibility and capability a person would expect to find in a premium pickup truck. Read the rest of this entry »

Buick posts excellent scores with Consumer Reports

By emarketing | Posted in Dealer Information on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 2:38 PM
Consumer Reports scores for Buick

The 2015 Buick LaCrosse was one of the highest rated vehicles in the Buick lineup from Consumer Reports.

Consumer Reports Score for Buick

Since the first 2015 Buick models have been arriving to Cavender Buick GMC West, we have been touting their improvements and the overall aim of the Buick brand to appeal to a younger demographic. While it would be forgivable for you to think that when we are extolling the benefits of owning a new Buick vehicle, there is a more than a feeling of parental cheerleading to be had; we aren’t the only ones that think so. The Consumer Reports scores for Buick, as a whole, have been very impressive. An article published by the the opinion-making publication, placed Buick in the top 10 of all automakers, the only domestic brand to place so highly. Read the rest of this entry »

How does my Buick wifi work? This is how it works

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and tricks on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 2:25 PM
how does my buick wifi work

Using the Buick wifi system you can play games and more while on the go.

How does Buick wifi work?

The 4G LTE wifi hotspot that is available on most of the Buick vehicles available at Cavender Buick GMC West is really one of the most important additions to the automotive world since the seatbelt. General Motors and Buick engineers have collaborated with telematics provider OnStar and leading wireless communications provider AT&T to develop the in-vehicle Buick wifi connectivity. Engineers started this project with the very attainable goal of enhancing user experiences across the board, regardless of device. Given the inundation of mobile technology, it was only a matter of time before someone thought to make a family of vehicle a mobile hotspot.

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About Us

The Cavender Family has been selling and servicing automobiles and trucks in San Antonio and South Texas for over 65 years. James M. Cavender Jr. started Cavender Oldsmobile in 1939. Over the next 30 years, Cavender Oldsmobile would become one of the top Olds dealerships in the country based on sales and customer satisfaction. With the help of his twin sons, Jimmy and Billy, James Cavender would acquire a Cadillac dealership in 1979 and a Toyota dealership in 1985. By the mid 1980’s the third generation of Cavender boys would enter the automobile business. Today the Cavender name is associated with 9 separate dealership facilities selling Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Land Rover, Scion, and Toyota brands. The slogan “Where the name Cavender on the door, there is a Cavender on the floor.” certainly applies today. Each Cavender acts as not only the dealer, but general manager, and is always available to meet with customers and employees. When you buy from a Cavender dealership you are treated like family.