"Chevrolet customers tell us they love this feature, because it makes their lives a little easier,” Chuck Bongiorno, GM’s engineering group manager for vehicle access, starting and security said in a release.
“On a cold winter morning, a customer’s Malibu or Equinox can be toasty inside and the windows defrosted before they get in their car to head off to work.”
To put to rest any worries, you should know the doors of the car remain locked while the engine is running. This means that, except for breaking the window to get in, a possible thief has no way of getting into the car and peacefully cruising off.
“The system in the Chevrolet lineup is superior to any on the market because it is integrated into the vehicle’s electrical, theft and safety systems,” Scott McCullough, the GM lead subsystem engineer on the system added. “A fully integrated system enhances vehicle quality and reliability while offering customers a more price competitive option."
The option is available for 2010 Silverado, Avalanche, Tahoe, Suburban, Traverse, Impala, Malibu, Cobalt, HHR, Camaro, Equinox and Express models.