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- Strong brakes
- Quality cabin materials
- Amazing exhaust note
- Generic styling
- Somewhat numb electric power steering
- Cramped rear legroom
- Gas mileage
- Six-speed manual transmission newly available
- OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi hotspot capability standard
- Rear-wheel-drive full-size sedan
- V-8 engine standard
- Brembo-brand brakes standard
What Is the 2015 Chevrolet SS?
The 2015 Chevrolet SS is a five-seat sport sedan with loose ties to the Chevrolet Camaro. It's available in one trim with rear-wheel drive. Competing vehicles include the Dodge Charger SRT.
What's New on the 2015 Chevrolet SS?
For 2015, the Chevrolet SS offers two transmissions: a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic. You'll also get Brembo-brand rear brakes and GM's Magnetic Ride Control adaptive suspension system with three modes: Tour, Sport and Performance. Additionally, the OnStar emergency communications system gets 4G LTE internet connectivity with a built-in Wi-Fi hot spot, and it includes a three-month/3-gigabyte data trial.
How Does the 2015 Chevrolet SS Compare to Other Sport Sedans?
If you want a powerful V-8 in a car that echoes the Camaro or Corvette, the Chevrolet SS is a good choice. It does have some tough competition, though; the Dodge Charger SRT and Chrysler 300 SRT8 house stronger V-8 engines, and they look more intimidating on the road. The Ford Taurus SHO, on the other hand, isn't as powerful as the SS but has all-wheel drive. Compared with a luxury car like the Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec, the SS has a slightly weaker V-8 engine and fewer features, but it's lighter and handles better.
What Features in the 2015 Chevrolet SS Are Most Important?
Under the hood of the 2015 Chevrolet SS, you'll find a 415-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8 engine that pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles. Rear-wheel drive, Brembo-brand brakes and a Magnetic Ride Control adaptive suspension are standard equipment. For greater control, you can opt for a six-speed manual transmission in place of the automatic.
Significant standard features include forged aluminum 19-inch wheels with summer tires, an aluminum hood and rear trunk lid, high-intensity-discharge headlights, LED daytime running lights, fog lights, heated side mirrors with an auto-dimming feature on the driver's side, a rear spoiler and rain-sensing wipers. You also get leather upholstery, power-adjustable heated and ventilated front seats, blue ambient lighting, remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, a touchscreen multimedia system with Bluetooth streaming audio and USB connectivity, Bose speakers, a navigation system, cruise control, push-button start and a self-parking system with automated steering. A power sunroof is optional.
As is required in all new cars from this year, front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are standard. The 2015 Chevrolet SS also comes with front-seat side-impact airbags, front knee airbags, side curtain airbags, forward collision warning, a head-up display, lane departure warning, a blind spot warning system, a backup camera with rear cross-traffic alert, and Chevy's subscription-based OnStar emergency communications system with automatic collision notification.
Should I Buy the 2015 Chevrolet SS?
With the exception of cramped rear legroom, cabin quality inside the 2015 Chevrolet SS is impressive; you get a lot of features for the money. For some sports car fans, the SS may look too generic, but it does offer strong brakes, a powerful engine and an amazing exhaust note. Power comes at a price, though: Fuel economy is low, especially in the city.
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