Buying vs Leasing

Orchard Park, NY – While the national average for leasing is around 27%, the Western New York market bucks the trend.  Here, leasing rates at some local dealerships are as high as 70%.  So, what are the benefits of leasing? If you:         travel less than 15,000, 12,000 or even 10,000 …

Basil How-To’s: How To Do an Oil Change

Basil How-To’s: How To Do an Oil Change   by: Sean Hickey Getting your oil changed is one of the most common forms of general maintenance. It’s also one of the most important. A vehicle that has routine oil changes done can sometimes last twice as long as one that’s …

Caroler 5K Race – East Aurora, NY

2017 RACE, BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Saturday, December 16th, 2017 10am race start Race Start: The 11th Frame, 206 Main St. East Aurora, NY 14052 PACKET PICK UP & REGISTRATION:   FRIDAY   4:30-6 PM  ROBERT BASIL GMC SHOWROOM  3475 Southwestern Blvd 4:30 – 6 PM A light snow is falling, …

The Ultimate Vehicle Find: 2016 VW Golf R

The Ultimate Vehicle Find: 2016 VW Golf R By: Sean Hickey There’s something about Volkswagen’s R-Line that’s just… Awesome. Is it the massive 340mm rotors on the MK7 Golf R? The efficiency and tunability of the MK6 Golf R? Or what about the sweet sound of the 3.2L VR6 engine …

Flat Tire? No Problem! Learn how to change a flat with Basil How To’s.

Flat Tire? No Problem! Learn how to change a flat with Basil How To’s. by: Sean Hickey Ever get stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire? Unfortunately almost all drivers have or will at some point. It’s the price we pay for the conveniences of driving… …

Holly Jolly 5K Race – Orchard Park, NY

2017 RACE, BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 10am race start Race Start: Old Jubilee Plaza parking lot N. Buffalo Road CHIP TIMED !! PACKET PICK UP & REGISTRATION   FRIDAY  DEC 1st  4:30 PM – 6:00 PM at   ROBERT BASIL  BUICK, GMC, CADILLAC DAY OF REGISTRATION   Saturday 7:30 …

The Focus RS: America’s take on the Hot-Hatch

The Focus RS: America’s take on the Hot-Hatch By: Sean Hickey Hot-hatch, a term coined in the 1980’s, used to describe performance variants of 3 and 5-door hatchbacks. The “hot-hatch” term became prevalent with the introduction of cars like the Volkswagen GTI, the Peugeot 205 GTI, and the Renault 5 …

Basil’s Employee Spotlight: Becky Jaques

Basil’s Employee Spotlight: Becky Jaques This past week, we took a stroll out to our Toyota dealership in Lockport, NY. During our time there, we sat down and chatted with Parts Consultant, Becky Jaques. Becky has been with us at Basil for over three years. Her hard work, dedication, and charming …

Joe Basil Chevrolet’s 13th Annual Corvette Cruise Night

Joe Basil Chevrolet’s 13th Annual All-Corvette Cruise Night Wednesday, June 14th 2017 Last night was the night! At Joe Basil Chevrolet, 5111 Transit Road, Depew, NY from 5-8pm, our community came to experience hundreds of the finest WNY corvettes!  Free registration, door prizes, 50/50 split, and basket auction.  There were dash plaques given to the …

The New 2018 Volkswagen Atlas….At last!

The New 2018 Volkswagen Atlas….At last! We sat down with Ryan Lovitz, our VW Atlast expert last week to discuss the all new, seven passenger Volkswagen Atlas.  He discusses the highly anticipated new Volkswagen Atlas, it’s 7 passenger SUV with all the cargo space you could need! I’m Ryan Lovitz, …