What is a GMC “Jimmy,” and why is it called a “Jimmy?”

September 10th, 2020 by
A mirage of a vehicle that may be the mysterious GMC Jimmy appears in the night sky

GMC Jimmy Model and Name Origins You may have heard of a near-mythical seeming model called the GMC Jimmy. Could this actually be the real name of a GMC vehicle? What exactly is (or was) the GMC Jimmy?

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How wide is the 2020 Chevy Suburban with mirrors?

Red 2020 Chevy Suburban parked outside a cabin

Exploring the Width of the 2020 Chevrolet Suburban Like any self-respecting SUV, the 2020 Chevy Suburban is large. Many find themselves wondering, just precisely how large is it- specifically, from one side to the other? How wide is the 2020 Suburban with mirrors?

Does the 2021 Chevy Tahoe offer a diesel engine?

White 2020 Chevy Tahoe drives through a sun-drenched fog

2021 Chevy Tahoe “Baby Duramax” Diesel Engine Option Some people out there prefer to burn diesel in their rides rather than traditional gasoline. Well, we won’t judge. Can this desire for diesel burning be satiated with a 2021 Chevy Tahoe? Does the 2021 Tahoe have a diesel engine option?

Posted in Chevrolet Tahoe, FAQs, Power

What’s the difference between conventional and unconventional towing?

White 2020 Chevy Silverado tows a boat along a mountain ridge.

Conventional Vs. Unconventional Towing Capacities, and other Trailering FAQs Many new vehicles offer tow capabilities, especially those in the popular pickup truck and SUV realms. But there are many different methods and types of towing. We decided to look into a few common towing questions, starting with the oft-wondered: what is the difference between conventional…

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Are there benefits for hybrid/electric vehicles in Florida?

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Hybrid and Electric Tax Benefits in the Sunshine State Driving electric and hybrid vehicles is helpful to the environment. Because of this, some states offer special tax incentives to drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles. What benefits are there for hybrid/electric drivers in the Sunshine State?

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Why are headrests important in vehicles?

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Vehicular Head Restraints Purpose and Comfort You’ve likely noticed that car seats are almost always outfitted with an (often removable) head rest at the top. Initially, this may seem a welcome surface to rest your head against for a nap. However, many vehicular inhabitants find the headrests inside to be strangely uncomfortable. Why are headrests…

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Why is GMC more expensive than Chevy?

A cosmic scale weighs the costs of GMC and Chevy models against each other while faces ponder

Chevy Vs. GMC Price Differences There are many similarities between GMC and Chevy trucks. Both brands are owned by GM, after all, and models of the two nameplates often share the same platform, engines, and transmissions. However, if you’ve been shopping both, one difference may stick out: the price. Why are GMC models more expensive…

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What is the average amount of water used to wash a car?

A car gets doused as it goes through a car wash

Average Water Demands for a Car Wash We might take car washes for granted as a part of life. But if you stop to think about it, that’s a lot of water being used. What’s the average amount of water used in a car wash?

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What is AT4 and Denali?

Ailver 2020 GMC Canyon Denali

GMC AT4 and Denali Meaning and Differences If you’ve been shopping for a GMC vehicle, you’ve likely come across the monikers AT4 and Denali. These generally make an appearance in the form of upper-level trims for GMC vehicles. They transcend the bounds of mere trims, however, as can be seen by the prestigious amount of…

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What is GM World?

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GM World Location, Price and Concept If you’re a big GM fan and are heading to Detroit, you may have heard of a place called “GM World.” Such a phrase may conjure up images of a futuristic utopia theme park that radiates all things GM. Or maybe that’s just us. Still, one may ask the…

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