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Chevy Malibu’s Remote Start

One of my most favorite things about the new Chevy Malibu is the remote start!

Remote Start on the Chevy Malibu from Connie on Vimeo.

On scorchingly hot summer days (are there any other kind in Texas?) I love that I can start the car from inside the house or the grocery store and it will be cooling off before I even get in!

The car remains locked and the engine can not be engaged until I get in and place the key in the ignition, so there is no chance of some young hoodlum jumping in and taking off before I get there.

And wouldn't that be something that would happen to me? Why, yes I can picture it now. But, alas! Picturing it is all I will have to do because Chevy has made sure that can't happen. And I would like to thank them for that. Because I hate being on the six o'clock news.

You know what I don't hate, though? Being interviewed on Good Morning, Texas! That's right! Smockity made it to the small screen! Check it out!

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  1. I find it so funny that you love to be able to COOL the car before you go into it. We’d only want to WARM it up!!
    How amazing to be interviewed on TV about it though. The car sounds great – 3 ‘Thumbs-up’ ! Pity they don’t have them here in Scotland!
    Love, Anne x

  2. This made me laugh!! Here in Alaska we use our remote starters to warm up the car when it it -30* and we don’t feel like scraping the ice off the car’s windshield! :)

  3. That’s an awesome feature! But what about old hoodlum? They steal cars too 😉

  4. How cool is that!!!

    Do you think I could get that remote start in my 12 passenger van????

  5. Wow!! That sounds so neat! Great feature – but we also would need it to WARM the car rather than COOL it haha!!

  6. I just wanted to mention (nicely, I really do hope :) that I’m sad that your blog as well as others in the Christian mommy blog circles have recently seemed to morph into a big ad. I was shocked when I saw a post about your going to Sears, and then these about the car. I’m kind of sad to see it happening to everyone, but then again it’s probably a good thing, that way I spend less time reading them. LOL. I guess my expectations for blogs I read are that they are somewhat personalized and informative for growth purposes, and they are more and more just selling things these days. (I don’t mind if you delete my comment, it was really meant to be private but I didn’t see that option.)

    • Smockity Frocks says:

      @Janaye, I’m sorry you are disappointed. Since having the new baby, I’ve been a little light on the content, haven’t I?

      I can’t speak for others in the Christian mommy blog circles, but I kinda sorta thought my blog was “somewhat personalized and informative for growth purposes”. Have you checked out my recipes, or homeschool tips, or parenting tips? I have over 3.5 years of stuff here.

      Since we are a single income family of 10, when Chevy offered to pay for a few of our groceries, I took them up on it. We are big fans of eating, so I thought it was a good deal, but I can see that right now it looks “commercial-ish”. Sorry about that!

  7. Connie, your blog is such an awesome recourse! Thank you for sharing the things that work for you!

  8. Congrats Connie! You did a great job! That car does sound awesome – not exactly practical for those with more than 3 kids, but very fun!